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Rome is located in Oneida County 15 miles NW of Utica along Highway 69 on the banks of the the Erie Canal River near Delta Lake and the Wood River in the Central Region of the region. Long before the Europeans discovered Rome, it was called De-O-Wain-Sta, an American Indian term meaning `the carrying place`. In the city's center is a portage on the only practical water route south of the St. Lawrence River which connected the Great Lakes with the Hudson River.

The Tug Hill plateau north of Rome receives up to 200 inches of snow a year. This region is renowned for it skiing, snowmobiling and year round hunting and fishing.


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07/09 Coming to The area
Mountain Jam Festival Hunter Mountain NY June6-9 Mountain Jam is a four-day, multi-stage event, featuring approximately 50 bands on 3 stages in one of the Northeast’s most pristine natural amphitheaters.
Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival Utica NY July18-21 A Who's Who of Bluegrass in the Beautiful Catskill Mountains. A Gathering of Music, Learning & Friends.
Schuyler County Italian American Festival Watkins Glen NY August2-4 The Italian people, known for their love of family, food and friends are the foundation and spirit of this festival.
The Woodstock Fruit Festival Diamond Point NY August18-25 Children are our future and it is vitally important to expose them to the environment where eating whole raw fruits and vegetables is the norm.
St Anthony Italian Festival Seneca Falls NY August30-September1 Music, rides, games, fireworks, delicious food and more await you and your family at the largest and most successful Italian festival in the country.