A short walk brings you to the village of Greene known for its old-fashioned charm and quiet, family-friendly feel. Stroll the downtown and partake of the restaurants. Visit the Moore Library and explore regional history. Greene is the corporate headquarters for The Raymond Corporation, the world-class leader in the manufacture of electric, narrow aisle forklift trucks.
We have the best in regional theatre and music. Chenango River Theatre, an actor’s equity organization, offers traditional and contemporary musicals and drama. Tri-Cities Opera and the Binghamton Philharmonic have, for years, been the springboard for local musicians to hone their craft.
Ithaca and Morrisville colleges; Colgate, Cornell and Binghamton universities are an easy drive from the inn. Why fight the traffic? Stay in the country and enjoy the weekend with your special student. As you can see, you will need to spend several days with us to really take in all that this “Valley of Opportunity” has to offer.
We are a kid-friendly establishment so the top of your list must be a trip to Animal Adventure Park just 10 minutes from us. Animal Adventure is designed for hands-on animal encounters. Visit the giraffes April, Oliver, and the two baby giraffes. Spring is the baby season so plan to spend a whole day with the little critters. Don't miss the otters, penguins, and even sloths!
There are year-round opportunities for fun near our inn. View the fall foliage on horseback or explore the cross country skiing trails in winter. In the summer, golf is a popular activity with over a dozen golf courses in the area. Fish for walleye, northern pike, and smallmouth bass in the 50 miles of trout tributaries and 89 miles of warm-water rivers and streams.
Those looking to explore the area will enjoy visiting the many museums centered around local history.
The Roberson Museum and Science Center in Binghamton has a vast display of local cultural items. Learn about the beginnings of the IBM Corporation or how Endicott Johnson Shoe factory shod all the soldiers of WWI and WWII. The rail industry was pivotal to the growth of the 20th century Binghamton. See the detailed train display at Roberson.
Then over to the Bundy Museum on Main Street in Binghamton to see the various displays of the region. Binghamton University has a wonderful art gallery open to the public. You can also visit any of the galleries in downtown Binghamton.
Head up Rt.12 to Norwich, NY and find the Northeast Classic Car Museum with over 160 classic vehicles. Have your picture taken with a classic model T car.
The summer finds several community events. Antique cars and trucks gather once a month in the downtown area. July finds the annual craft fair with vendors from all over the area. Labor Day weekend brings the family together to celebrate high school reunions. One hundred years strong and thriving, Labor Day fireworks celebrate town and country.
The Spiedie Fest and Balloon Rally celebrate the regional delicacy, the spiedie. The spiedie is a meat sandwich local to the southern tier region of New York. It consists of cubes of chicken, pork, lamb, veal, venison or beef. This event includes a weekend full of entertainment, hot air balloon rides, and great food.
Apple Fest, the end of September, raises funds for the local church charities. The first weekend in December its Hometown Holiday weekend when Greene kicks off the holiday season. The community carols together then enjoys an evening of music in a local church with students and adults providing the musical entertainment.