Just below the New York State Thruway (I-90) in the Northern part of the state, renters can find Syracuse apartments in a city with a small town feel but big city amenities.
There are lots of places to explore while renting an apartment in Syracuse. For example, the Rosamond Gifford Zoo has 600 animals including lions, tigers, penguins, elephants, monkeys and red pandas. See races on a 1/3 mile oval shaped track long at the Brewerton International Speedway. At the Erie Canal Museum you can go onboard a full size canal boat and experience hands-on exhibits.
Syracuse University students will enjoy the many stores, bars, and restaurants, primarily catering to the student population at the University Hill area on Marshall Street. But the main downtown area is at Armory Square which the main section of the city for retail, dining, night life and many nearby Syracuse apartments.
Average Rent in Syracuse, NY
The following chart shows the average rent for an apartment in Syracuse, NY and nearby cities: