Central New York Welcome Center

Central New York Welcome Center

Counties Served

9090 Destiny USA Drive
Syracuse, NY 13203
United States


The Central New York Welcome Center is located inside Destiny USA, America's sixth largest shopping center, in Syracuse.

It features a Taste NY Market with locally-made food and gifts like artisanal jams, gourmet hot chocolate mix, flavored culinary salts, truffles, maple fudge, hand-crafted candles, all natural soaps, and cutting boards made from New York State wood. The shop will also sell I LOVE NEW YORK shirts, magnets and travel mugs.

The Welcome Center pays tribute to the great outdoors. It features a camper retrofit with a large LED screen that promotes regional tourism attractions and destinations. Multiple interactive I LOVE NEW YORK kiosks are positioned in kayaks, allowing visitors to test their knowledge of the region or design a trip itinerary.

A Department of Motor Vehicles self-service kiosk will allow users to renew their vehicle registrations and conduct other DMV transactions.

The Welcome Center is operated by Visit Syracuse.

Products Offered

Taste NY partners with over 1,800 New York State farmers and producers. Products offered in our Markets are rotated on a regular basis and subject to change. Below are examples of products that have been offered at this location, but please contact the Market operator for most current offerings.

ProducerProcessing CityProducts
2 Happy HippiesHolbrookspices
Arbor Hill® Grapery & WineryNaplesgrape gummies
The Ardent HomesteaderArderncaramel sauce
Chocolate Pizza CompanyMarcellusgourmet chocolate gifts
Dutch Hill MapleTullymaple syrup and maple products
Fat Crow GourmetTroymustard and sauces
Hofmann Sausage Co.Syracusemustard and hunter sticks
Hot Stuff SauceSyracusehot sauce
Hunter & HilsbergSyracusejellies and jam
In My Father's KitchenSyracusepasta sauce
Nat's NutsFairportcandied nuts
Nelson Farms Country StoreCazenoviariggie sauce and maple candy
Recess CoffeeSyracuselocally roasted coffee
Saucy Confections (Winosaurs™)Baldwisvillewine gummies
Speach Family Candy ShoppeSyracusemilk chocolate and brittle
Syracuse Salt Co.Syracusesalt and flavored salt
Syracuse SoapworksSyracusesoaps and lip balm

Store Hours

Hours of Operation: 

Monday – Saturday: 11am-7pm, Sunday: 12pm-4pm

Holiday Closures: 

Christmas Day

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