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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Casino
“Live table action happens at Rivers Casino along with fine food and Slots and Poker Room.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Movie Theatre
“Beautiful theatre and well worth getting a tour if you have time. They bring in many great shows and host the Green Market in the winter. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bakery
“Drool-worthy Italian desserts. They offer various coffee drinks, with indoor and outdoor seating. Close to Proctors.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Museum
“Awesome hands on science museum for kids, but it's still fun for adults! They also have a planetarium, check it out!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Park
“This is a great spot to run, hike, and explore. They have a super fun discovery center that our kids love with turtles and activities.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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“Typical grocery store and no need for a special saver card to get good deals.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Park
“Large Park with playground for all ages. There is an enclosed area for toddlers, that has a rubberized ground. There are 2 ponds to stroll around with lots of ducks in the summer, tennis courts, basket ball courts, base ball diamond, rose gardens, and pool in the summer.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Movie Theatre
“Great local theater downtown -- tickets are cheap and they even have a bar inside!”
  • 6 locals recommend
Hotel
“The Stockade is the oldest neighborhood in the city, continuously inhabited for over 300 years.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Tiny little gem. Amazing Moroccan food delightful owners and (their kids most days.) You will remember this meal for a long time. So rich in flavors. A postage stamp place with a postage stamp deck.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Aquarium
“Love this place! Great entertainment for kids and adults, interactive exhibits, pet zoo, incredibly interesting for all.”
  • 1 local recommends
Shopping Mall
“Grocery store, Target, Marshall's, Barns & Noble, Old Navy, Panera Bread, Five Guys Burgers, Ruby Tuesday, Chipotle, etc.”
  • 1 local recommends
Bakery
“You can get a great breakfast or lunch there, buy fresh fruits/veggies, buy quaint crafts. Go on weekdays; rather busy on weekend mornings.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
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“Contemporary Infusion restaurant, adjacent to Proctor's theater. Slightly more high end.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“One of the finest concert series in the area. Top notch. Performed in a beautiful meeting hall style venue. Check the website (Union College Concert Series) for schedule.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Italian Steakhouse!!! Great steak...especially the filet mignonettes medalions with gorganzola and alfredo sauce over pasta. ”
  • 2 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“Tiny little gem. Amazing Moroccan food delightful owners and (their kids most days.) You will remember this meal for a long time. So rich in flavors. A postage stamp place with a postage stamp deck.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bakery
“You can get a great breakfast or lunch there, buy fresh fruits/veggies, buy quaint crafts. Go on weekdays; rather busy on weekend mornings.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
“Contemporary Infusion restaurant, adjacent to Proctor's theater. Slightly more high end.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Italian Steakhouse!!! Great steak...especially the filet mignonettes medalions with gorganzola and alfredo sauce over pasta. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
“Amazing Jamaican food. Popular bar upstairs and usually dining space is easy to find downstairs. Head to the counter and order food before sitting down. We love everything there. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
“Pricey, but so, so delicious. If you want to treat yourself while you're here this is the place to do it! ”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Best Asian food in the neighborhood! The bar and great service make this place a must visit.”
  • 3 locals recommend

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