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Accommodations Sector
There are 12 bed and breakfasts, more than 30 Campgrounds and over 100 hotels and motels in Oswego County. The Oswego County Department of Promotion and Tourism has a complete listing of these operations:

http://visitoswegocounty.com/tn/Accommodations.aspx

Adventure Tourism and Recreation Sector
The sport fishing industry is by far the largest part of the Adventure Tourism and Recreation Sector in Oswego County. There are over 80 fishing charter services, 30 bait and tackle shops, 27 public and 21 private marinas and launches, 12 marine sales and service facilities, over 50 River Guide services and 8 Taxidermists operating in this sector. These employers can be found at the Oswego County Department of Promotion and Tourism web site:

http://visitoswegocounty.com/tn/FishingHunting.aspx

There are two fish hatcheries in the county: the NYS Oneida Fish Hatchery and the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation Salmon River Hatchery.

http://visitoswegocounty.com/tn/FishingHunting/Fishing/FishHatcheries.aspx

There are 13 golf courses and 7 driving ranges.

http://visitoswegocounty.com/tn/MoreFun/Golfing.aspx

Paintball is becoming an increasingly popular recreational activity. The AAA Paintball Park is located in Constantia.

www.aaapaintballpark.com/


Winter sports are huge in Oswego County. There are 17 cross country ski trails, 5 snowmobile clubs and seven skating rinks.

http://visitoswegocounty.com/tn/MoreFun/Snowmobiling.aspx

Below is a short list of snowmobile sales and service centers in Oswego County

• Ingles Performance Phoenix
• Randy Cramer Motorsports Central Square
• Recreation Unlimited Fulton
• Caprara Brothers Outdoor Toy Store Pulaski
• Snowbelt Powersports Orwell
• Wheel-A-Way Motorsports Fulton


Agritourism
Agritourism combines agriculture with New York’s second largest industry — tourism. Besides benefiting farm owners, agritourism businesses benefit visitors by offering a diversity of agricultural experiences. Roadside stands, Christmas tree plantations, fruit orchards and farm bed and breakfasts are some of the agristourism businesses that have been established in Oswego County.

Examples of agritourism operations can be found on the Oswego County Department of Promotion and Tourism web site:

www.co.oswego.ny.us/info/news/092906-1.html


Attractions, Festivals and Events
There are 12 museums, 4 historical societies, 7 state and town parks, 7 art, theater and cultural centers, 1 amusement park, 1 go-kart track and 8 major festivals and events in Oswego County. These can be found at the Oswego County Department of Promotion and Tourism web site:

http://visitoswegocounty.com/ln/Festivals.aspx


Auto Racing
There are 5 auto racing tracks in Oswego County.


Destination Marketing Organizations
The Oswego County Department of Promotion and Tourism employs five full time people; the Director, Public Information Coordinator, Public Information Officer, Administrative Secretary and Typist.


Food and Beverage
There are over 73 establishments serving food and beverages in Oswego County. These can be found at the Oswego County Department of Promotion and Tourism web site:

http://visitoswegocounty.com/tn/DiningNightLife.aspx


Tourism Services
There are 10 business associations and chambers of commerce that serve the tourism industry and 5 tourist information centers in Oswego County. These can be found at the Oswego County Department of Promotion and Tourism web site:

http://www.visitoswegocounty.com/


Transportation Services
Oswego County is a destination for tours rather than a departure point. Jobs in this sector would originate at the departure point.


Travel Trade
There are two employers in the travel trade:

Canalview Travel
Canalview Mall
Fulton, NY 13069

Jarem Travel
167 West First Street
Oswego, NY 13126