Books, Movies, the Arts

Area Info

Points of Interest




The Experimantal Television Center is located in Owego, in scenic central New York State. Below are some local resources and places you might find of interest during your stay at the Center.


Books, Movies and the Arts

Coburn Library - Has computers with internet access

Cornell Cinema - (about 40 miles away) Screenings of independent and cinema classics

River Row Bookstore - New, used, and rare books

Ti-Ahwaga Performing Arts Center

Tioga County Council on the Arts

Tioga Gardens - A greenhouse with scenic gardens

Tioga Historical Society

Tioga Theater - Local movie theater (check the local PennySaver Press for current listings)

Tioga Trails Cafe - Music and dance

Waterman Conservation Center - Nature center and preserve


Information about Tioga County and Owego

Visit Tioga County - events listings; maps of the area; information on transportation

Village of Owego - Official village website

Owego Historic Marketplace - Info about local businesses

Chamber of Commerce - A good source of information about the surrounding area. You are about 20 miles from Ithaca and Binghamton.


Other Local Points of Interest

The Brick Pond - A 30 acre wetland preserve

Hickories Park - A campground and park along the river

Cemetery Hill - A great view of the area


Owego is in the central Southern Tier of the State, about 200 miles from both New York and Buffalo and about 25 miles from both Binghamton and Ithaca. Owego is located off exit 64 on Route 17. There are numerous towns in the State with names similar to Owego, such as Oswego and Otego. Be sure you have the correct destination.

Shortline Bus goes directly to Owego from Port Authority in NYC. Greyhound Bus Lines serves Binghamton and Ithaca Connection in Binghamton to Shortline Bus service to Owego; terminals are next door to each other. The bus station in Owego is about 1/4 mile from the Center. There are local taxis.

The regional airport is Greater Binghamton Airport. It is about 30 miles from Owego. There is cab service from the Broome County Airport to Owego.

You might consider flying into the international airports in Syracuse or New York City, and connecting with a bus.

Owego is located on State Route 17 (Interstate 86), at exit 64. After exiting the highway follow the signs to Owego. Immediately after crossing the river turn right onto Front street and park. ETC is at 180 Front St., on the third floor. See Mapquest maps

There is no train service to this area. The nearest passenger trains are in Syracuse.



Motels around Owego

The Sunrise Motel - 607 687-5666 is 2 miles from the Center in a fairly rural area

Deep Well Motel - 607 687-0755

The Treadway Inn - 607 687-4500 located near a plaza about 1 mile from the downtown area.

Holiday Inn Express - 607 687-9000

Bed and Breakfasts in Owego

Angels in the Attic - 607 687-1927

Pumpelly House - 607 687-0510

Bed and Breakfasts in the region – a short drive from Owego

Edge of Thyme Candor - 607 659-5155

Glenmary Inn - 607 687-8819

Log Country Inn Bed & Breakfast Ithaca - 607 589-4771