Best of Syracuse


Best Kid-Friendly Attraction

Rosamond Gifford Zoo

The world-class zoo, at Burnet Park in Syracuse’s Tipperary Hill neighborhood, attracts more than 370,000 visitors a year to view 700 animals, including Asian elephants, Humboldt penguins, Amur tigers, African lions and the monkeys in the primate park. It’s open 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. every day except Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s. 1 Conservation Place, Syracuse. Ph: 435-8511. rosamondgiffordzoo.org

Birthday Cakes and Cupcakes

Party Place for Kids- Wegmans

6789 E. Genesee St., Fayettville. Ph: 446-1180. wegmans.com

Party Place for Kids - WonderWorks

9090 Destiny USA Drive, Syracuse. Ph: 466-7700. wonderworksonline.com/destiny

Children’s Party Entertainer - Doug “The Bubble Man” Rougeux

Ph: 391-6744. bubblemania.com/doug

Family Amusement or Water Park - Enchanted Forest Water Safari

3183 Route 28, Old Forge. Ph: 369-6145 watersafari.com

Parent’s Night Out Destination - Funny Bone Comedy Club

9090 Destiny USA Drive, Syracuse. Ph: 423-8669 Funnybone.com

Playground - Wegman’s Playground at Onondaga Lake Park

onondagacountyparks.com/wegmans-playground

Place to Buy Baby Items - Babies “R” Us

2027 Park Street, Syracuse. Ph: 424-3998. babiesrus.com

Dance or Gymnastics Program - CNY Gym Centre

Shoppingtown Mall, 3649 Erie Blvd. E., DeWitt.
Ph: 437-4535 cnygymcentre.com

Early Childhood Program - Jowonio School

3049 E. Genesee St., Syracuse. Ph: 445-4010 jowonio.org

After School Program - YMCA of Greater Syracuse

340 Montgomery St., Syracuse. Ph: 474-6851 ymca.org

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