The Radisson, 200 Genesee St., Utica (tel. 888/201-1718 or 315/797-8010), and the brand-new Wingate, 90 Dart Circle, Rome (tel. 315/334-4244) are top chain choices in the area. For B&B lovers, the Italianate Victorian Rosemont Inn Bed and Breakfast, 1423 Genesee St., Utica (tel. 866/353-4907), and the Window Box Guest House, 29 Front St., Canajoharie (tel. 518/673-3131), are good bets.

Campgrounds -- To pitch your tent with a great view of Lake Oneida, set up at Verona Beach State Park, Route 13, Verona Beach (tel. 315/762-4463). For another waterview campground, check out Delta Lake State Park, 8797 State Rte. 46, Rome (tel. 315/337-4670).

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.