From Binghamton area - west on NY17 to exit #65. Left at top of ramp, left at Y towards Owego. Right at bottom of ramp. P&C Plaza is on the right at next light.
Snacks at Lounsberry truck stop, Nichols and Barton convenience stores.
There are no services between Nichols and Barton
Continuing climb via Stanton Hill Road can be avoided by continuing on Sulphur Springs Road to a right on Smith Creek Road (except not during 2002 construction). Adds a little less than 1 mile.
Between Barton and road to Nichols, may take a right onto Church and continue until it rejoins NY17C. No extra distance.
Entering Owego, may take Bike Route #1 to right till rejoins Bike Route #17 and route NY17C. No extra distance.