With its close proximity to Syracuse, shopping and dining are easy for Geddes residents. The closest Wegmans supermarket is on West Genesee Street in Syracuse, just 4 miles south of Geddes. Another Wegmans, on Onondaga Boulevard, is only 7 miles southeast. For more grocery-shopping options, Tops Friendly Markets has several stores in Syracuse and another in Camillus, just 6 miles west of Geddes. For major retail shopping, Syracuse has several malls, including Destiny USA, Shopping Town Mall (on Erie Boulevard) and Marshall Square Mall (on University Avenue).
Syracuse also has a Target store on West Genesee Street. If you don’t want to travel into the city, Camillus has several places to shop, including Camillus Commons on West Genesee Street and Elm Hill Plaza and Hinsdale Plaza, both on Milton Avenue. Camillus also has a Walmart Supercenter, a Bon Ton, and a Marshall’s store among the choices.
Students who live in Geddes typically attend the Solvay Union Free School District, which has one each elementary, middle and high school. All of the county’s hospitals are nearby in Syracuse. The Solvay Public Library on Woods Road in Solvay serves residents here; others are nearby in Syracuse.