Plan Your Visit
Part of the mission of the Route 20 Association is to work to protect, preserve, interpret and promote the assets of the 108 miles of the Route 20 Scenic Byway and within the 6,500 square miles of the Scenic Byway Corridor. With open land, historic communities, unique architecture and beautiful views bring such significant assets, our work is centered on increasing the awareness and sustainability of the wonderful communities and unique businesses throughout one of the most scenic areas and along one of the most historic drives in New York State. We are thankful for the support of our members and particularly grateful to the many businesses that sponsor our efforts. We encourage you to support our members and sponsors in every way you can.
- Sports & Recreation (12)
- Culture & Entertainment (15)
- Educational (13)
- Outdoors (16)
- Family Fun (15)
- Railroads (2)
- Heritage & History (30)
- Museums (25)
Rock Solid Fun!
The premier mines for world famous Herkimer Diamonds. The whole family can mine for these quartz crystals faceted by nature nearly half a billion years ago. Largest jewelry, rock & gem store and museum in the northeast.
Come for the location, stay for the luxury! AAA rated, 60 rooms, fitness room, breakfast room and spotless pool. Near Gems Along The Mohawk at the beginning of the Adirondack Trail.
American-made recycled products
...for the best in gift giving. An unusual mix of antiques, vintage, modern, industrial, organic, hand-crafted and local. We support local business, strive to find American-made items and use recycled products.
founded in 1930
Holy Trinity Monastery, a Russian Orthodox monastic community, was founded in 1930 in Jordanville, NY. The Foundation of Russian History Museum, located on the grounds of Holy Trinity Monastery, offers a fascinating glimpse into the history, art, and culture of Russia and the Russian immigrant community.
where you can enjoy great food and spirits
One mile north of Route 20 & downtown Madison. A refurbished 1800s hotel offering cozy tavern dining or full service dining in the period dining room. You are never a stranger at the Hotel Solsville.
Howe Caverns Adventure Park - High in the air-Deep in the Earth-New York's coolest getaway! Explore the Cave, Pan for gems, Zip, Climb, Jump, Rock and Roll! Something for everyone! Cave Open Year Round With Seasonal Hours, Howe High Adventure Open In Season.
Celebrating 200 years Hyde Hall - a 50 room Historic Mansion overlooking Otsego Lake. Built 1817-1834. Open May to October. Guided tours on the hour 10:00 - 4:00. Glimmerglass State Park, Cooperstown NY. (607) 547-5098 HydeHall.org for event details.
The area where Ilion is located was first settled by Palatine Germans under the Burnetsfield Patent around 1725. Settlers first established residencies along Steeles Creek, which flows through the current village into the Mohawk River. Many mills were set up along the creek. After the American Revolution, a small community was set up in the area named New London. This area of the village still has buildings which use the name London.
U-pick blueberry farm 4 1/2 miles south of Cooperstown off Route 28. Look for signs. Picking begins end of July for 4-5 weeks. Certified organic high bush blueberries. Open mornings and evenings 5pm until dark. "One of the nicest blueberry fields in NY."
Established in 1984, we are an architectural firm experienced in educational facility planning and design. More than eighty percent of our work is with public school districts and involves evaluation and renovation of existing buildings, additions to these facilities, and new construction. We have completed hundreds of projects across New York State and offer a full array of architectural services, including specialized experience in asbestos abatement, accessibility and re-roofing.
The perfect place to stay right on Route 20. Clean, comfortable, affordable rooms with all the amenities you need to relax and unwind. Fabulous view, especially in the fall. Family owned.
a family business since 1970
Third generation family business specializing in aged NY Cheddar. Selling ages 1 year to 18 years. Plus many local products. Cheeses, meats, honey, maple syrup, mustards and much more. Open Monday - Friday 9:30 - 5. We ship.
Family owned and operated restaurant and motel. Enjoy the convenience of a restaurant only a few steps from the motel. No one gives you better service or value with a better location.