Syracuse, New York has something for everyone. Located in central New York, the city is on the shore of Lake Onondaga and just a short drive from the Finger Lakes. The city offers residents and visitors everything they want from a big city while keeping that small town feeling. Syracuse is home to Syracuse University, a well-known research school, and the Great New York State Fair. With a large selection of accommodations from budget hotels to luxury accommodations, finding the right place to stay while visiting Syracuse is easy.