The Southern Tier Region of New York is known for its abundance of culture, technology, and manufacturing. Located where the Susquehanna and Chenango Rivers meet, Binghamton is the largest city in the Southern Tier. Binghamton is home to various art, theatre, and sporting venues. One can enjoy the sounds of the Binghamton Philharmonic, visit the Roberson Museum, or catch a play the Forum Theatre. With 6 antique carousels, each fully operational and free for the public to enjoy, Binghamton is proudly dubbed “The Carousel Capital of the World”.
The Binghamton Senators AHL hockey team and the Binghamton Mets AA baseball team provide a professional level of sports entertainment, while the area's many golf courses and parks provide an opportunity for everyone to enjoy the beautiful landscape this region has to offer. Rolling hills and flowing rivers provide a breathtaking view from any perspective, especially in autumn. The Southern Tier is host to several festivals each year, including the Speidie Fest, one of the most respected hot-air balloon rallies in the United States, drawing over 100,000 visitors per year.