Trip to Binghamton
Top 5 things to do on a Binghamton trip
- Visit the Binghamton Zoo
- Tour Phelps Mansion Museum
- Check out Otsiningo Park
- See a game in NYSEG Stadium
- Catch a show in The Forum Theater
Binghamton is known as Parlor City for its wide array of mansions and ornate homes, so don’t be too envious!
If you’ve never been to Binghamton, you owe yourself a proper adventure of exploring the history and culture it provides.
For the nature lovers and outdoorsmen, Binghamton is nearby to plenty of beautiful parks and lakes.
In addition, numerous tours can help you navigate downtown and there are plenty of attractions, such as the Binghamton Zoo and scenic Otsiningo Park.
Throughout Binghamton you’ll be able to marvel at its historic architecture, shop and dine downtown, visit museums, and much more.
We’ll try to help simplify your Binghamton trip by providing some our favorite hotels, shops, and restaurants listed below!
Transportation options in Binghamton
Our bus to Binghamton takes you to the Greater Binghamton Transportation Center, right in historic downtown Binghamton.
Learn more about our most popular routes to Binghamton.
Upon your arrival, getting around on your Binghamton trip will be a breeze. Besides downtown being easily walk-able, there are many transportation options.
Take advantage of Binghamton’s BC Transit for local buses.
Alternatively, taxis and ride shares are readily available as well.
Best places to stay in Binghamton
After your long exhaustive day of sight-seeing, you’re going to need a place to crash. Binghamton is widely known for its amenities and extensive hotel accommodations.
There are plenty of hotels to choose from, making a Binghamton trip accessible for any traveler.
The most lavish hotels in Binghamton would be the DoubleTree by Hilton Binghamton or the Grand Royale Hotel, putting you in a central location to many of the city’s sights.
Alternatively, many hotels such as the Comfort Inn, Econo Lodge Inn, or other rentals are available at a lower cost and offer plenty of travel options for your trip to Binghamton.
Nightlife in Binghamton
Invigorated by its nearby college campuses, Binghamton is known for its vibrant nightlife.
If you’re looking to order a local renowned upscale microbrewery, make sure to visit Galaxy Brewing Company.
State Street is one of the most popular drinking spots in Binghamton, where many students of Binghamton University frequent, and is the location of the annual “Pub Crawl.”
Many students flock to Dillingers Celtic Pub and Eatery for downtown for beers and late night eats.
For live music Tues-Sat nights, check out Cyber Café West.
Where to shop on your Binghamton trip
Whether you’re seeking retail therapy or looking for BU gear, downtown Binghamton will be sure to meet your needs.
There will be no shortage of shopping options while you’re in the limits of the city.
You’ll find plenty of specialty shops, restaurants and boutiques in Downtown Binghamton to peruse.
Along State Street there are plenty of gift shops, antique stores, and art galleries as well to choose from.
Shopping in the Oakdale Mall provides also offers a wide array of familiar retailers and luxury shops.
Best free things to do in Binghamton
- Stair Park
- Walk of Stars
- Phelps Mansion Museum
- Walk along State Street
- Cutler Botanic Garden
Even the most frugal of travelers will find something to love on their Binghamton trip.
Home to many lakes and parks, the outdoor attractions are of no cost to you. In addition, Binghamton regularly offers free festivals and events to the public, such as Blues on the Bridge or First Fridays on Washington Street.
You can even soak in the culture on your trip to Binghamton by touring BU campus or walking along State Street, where it often will be buzzing with activity.
Benefits of taking a bus trip to Binghamton
- reserved seating
- fares starting at just $1*
When booking a Binghamton trip, you’re looking for the lowest costs, trip flexibility, and the best means to arrive comfortably and safely.
Look no further, because Megabus offers the easiest and most affordable options for traveling to Binghamton, with fares as low as $1*.
With the money you save on bus tickets to Binghamton, you’ll be left with more to spend on your upcoming Binghamton trip.
Megabus serves more than 100 cities and university campuses across North America, allowing you to choose the bus stop nearest to you and select your flexible schedule for your Binghamton trip.
This will ensure that when you arrive, you can immediately begin exploring the beauty of Binghamton.
On your Binghamton trip, you’ll be offered the highest level of comfort and safety as well as amenities such as onboard restrooms, individual power outlets, three-point seatbelts, and reclining seats.
So if you’re planning on taking a Binghamton trip, book your ticket with us today to reserve your seat and see our first-class amenities firsthand.