A CELL PHONE SELF-GUIDED TOUR OF OWEGO'S HISTORIC HOMES
Owego, NY is a small, but historic village, located on the Susquehanna River in the heart of New York's Southern Tier and the Finger Lakes Region. Perhaps the greatest evidence of Owego's glory in days of old is the heritage of beautiful homes and buildings that still stand here. These structures serve as a living textbook of the finest architectural achievements of America's golden age. These buildings not only teach us about the tastes and craftsmanship of days gone by, but also serve as reminders of many historic events and people. This tour begins on Front Street starting at the Court Street Bridge heading west.
Instructions: Dial 607-354-4080 and follow prompts. The tour is also available online at www.myoncell.mobi/16073544080 for downloading into your smartphone.
Cost of tour: FREE
Length: At least one hour depending on how long you take at each of the 52 different stops.
You have access to the tour for 7 days from the time you purchase the tour. You can stop and resume the tour just by calling the number above anytime during that period.
* Regular charges from your cell phone carrier, such as, usage time and roaming may also apply.
TIOGA JOURNEYS THEMED BUS & WALKING TOURS
Tioga Journeys is an opportunity for you to experience and tour Tioga County and beyond like you've never done before. Whether on a bus or walking, each tour will be led by a step-on tour guide that will take you to intriguing, interesting and ... maybe some unusual places you'd never experienced before. Join us!
Most guided tours begin at 10:00 a.m. and meet at the Visitors' Center, 80 North Avenue, Owego, NY (unless otherwise noted). Length of tours vary. Reservations recommended, space limited. 800-671-7772. Cost is $12/adult; $10/seniors 62+; $7/child.
I-SPY OWEGO ARCHITECTURAL GAME
Have you noticed the not so obvious beauty of Owego's architecture? Take a walk downtown and notice a closer look at the superb historical beauty of this brilliant town. Have fun while here by taking part in the fun and adventurous Historic Owego I-Spy Game. Download this booklet, or stop by The Tioga County Visitor’s Center located at 80 North Avenue to pick up the I-Spy booklet and begin the game. You can play this free game whenever you please. There are three different maps, all starting at the Visitor’s Center which has 11-12 clues and pictures and, in the end, will decode three messages. Once you've completed the game, stop back to the Visitor’s Center to claim your small prize! Don’t be shy, come out to play I-Spy!