Guidebook for Bradford

Kristin
Guidebook for Bradford

Food Scene

Chefs menu is unique and hearty, from the fresh squeezed OJ to the freshly baked breads It is one of the best PLACES for breakfast and Lunch in the area Call as they are adding dinner on various nights during the week too Carry out is available
Chef's 117
117 Main St
Chefs menu is unique and hearty, from the fresh squeezed OJ to the freshly baked breads It is one of the best PLACES for breakfast and Lunch in the area Call as they are adding dinner on various nights during the week too Carry out is available
The Bradford Club is a dinner and social club serving some of the best food and drinks in the area Reservations can be made by letting your hosts Tim & Kristin know that you have an interest in having cocktails there and/ or dining as well Paul Dunn, Manager, will take great care of you for the evening (Monday , Wednesday and Friday only Dinners September through May, no dinners Wednesday during the Summer) Lunch served monday - Friday
Bradford Club
32 Boylston St
The Bradford Club is a dinner and social club serving some of the best food and drinks in the area Reservations can be made by letting your hosts Tim & Kristin know that you have an interest in having cocktails there and/ or dining as well Paul Dunn, Manager, will take great care of you for the evening (Monday , Wednesday and Friday only Dinners September through May, no dinners Wednesday during the Summer) Lunch served monday - Friday
Great pizza and wings. Delivery service. Locally owned. Try the Buffalo Chicken Calzone. It's amazing!
Pizza Napoli & Restaurant
147 W Washington St
Great pizza and wings. Delivery service. Locally owned. Try the Buffalo Chicken Calzone. It's amazing!
Great coffee choices, wifi, decor and a gift shop!
Starbucks
Great coffee choices, wifi, decor and a gift shop!
This is a destination restaurant. Travel down a beautiful country road to end at the Westline Inn. Eat and drink in the bar with the locals or choose to be pampered in the dining room. You'll be surrounded by history and nature as this is a thriving hunting area. The food and service are top notch!
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Westline Inn
1 Westline Rd
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This is a destination restaurant. Travel down a beautiful country road to end at the Westline Inn. Eat and drink in the bar with the locals or choose to be pampered in the dining room. You'll be surrounded by history and nature as this is a thriving hunting area. The food and service are top notch!
This is the place to go for an authentic Beef on Weck sandwich. Beefeaters offers a large selection of foods on their menu, a nice bar and live music on Thursday nights at 7pm in the lower part of the restaurant called the Afterwords Cafe.
Beefeaters
27 Congress St
This is the place to go for an authentic Beef on Weck sandwich. Beefeaters offers a large selection of foods on their menu, a nice bar and live music on Thursday nights at 7pm in the lower part of the restaurant called the Afterwords Cafe.
If you are looking for an inexpensive "hometown feel" restaurant for breakfast or lunch, John Williams is a great choice. Donuts and pastries are available as well.
John Williams European Pastry Shop
20 Mechanic St
If you are looking for an inexpensive "hometown feel" restaurant for breakfast or lunch, John Williams is a great choice. Donuts and pastries are available as well.
Everything on the menu at Kabob's is excellent. I especially like the Beef Curry, Coconut Grouper, Greek Salad with gyro meat on it. The pita is fresh and delicious and the Tzatziki Sauce is the best around! The bar is unique as it in a historic building downtown that is long and narrow, it basically runs the length of the building! It has been renovated to period decor Whatever you desire for a libation they can handle Great mediterranean entrees (curries and kabobs) but also has great traditional fair of Italian and steaks etc
Kabob's at The Option House
41 Main St
Everything on the menu at Kabob's is excellent. I especially like the Beef Curry, Coconut Grouper, Greek Salad with gyro meat on it. The pita is fresh and delicious and the Tzatziki Sauce is the best around! The bar is unique as it in a historic building downtown that is long and narrow, it basically runs the length of the building! It has been renovated to period decor Whatever you desire for a libation they can handle Great mediterranean entrees (curries and kabobs) but also has great traditional fair of Italian and steaks etc
Looking for a Swedish cafe? This restaurant serves Swedish bakery items and other breakfast and lunch items. It's very quaint. Stop here for breakfast ad then head over to visit the Kinzua Sky Walk.
Kaffe Sol
3 West Main Street
Looking for a Swedish cafe? This restaurant serves Swedish bakery items and other breakfast and lunch items. It's very quaint. Stop here for breakfast ad then head over to visit the Kinzua Sky Walk.
This is a popular place for an inexpensive breakfast, fast and friendly service and good food.
Lighthouse Family Restaurant
26 Bolivar Dr
This is a popular place for an inexpensive breakfast, fast and friendly service and good food.

Parks & Nature

This is a must see park and feature of the area The bridge is a historic landmark The 339-acre Kinzua Bridge State Park, located in McKean County, is the home of the reinvented Kinzua Viaduct. The Viaduct, once the longest and tallest railroad structure at 2,053 feet long and 301 feet high, was partially destroyed by a tornado during 2003. Reinvented as a pedestrian walkway during 2011, visitors can stroll 600 feet out on the remaining support towers, peer miles out into the Kinzua Gorge, and gaze down through the partial glass platform at the end of the walkway. The Kinzua Bridge State Park Visitor Center and Park Office features great views, self-guiding exhibits, and information about
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Kinzua Bridge State Park
296 Viaduct Road
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This is a must see park and feature of the area The bridge is a historic landmark The 339-acre Kinzua Bridge State Park, located in McKean County, is the home of the reinvented Kinzua Viaduct. The Viaduct, once the longest and tallest railroad structure at 2,053 feet long and 301 feet high, was partially destroyed by a tornado during 2003. Reinvented as a pedestrian walkway during 2011, visitors can stroll 600 feet out on the remaining support towers, peer miles out into the Kinzua Gorge, and gaze down through the partial glass platform at the end of the walkway. The Kinzua Bridge State Park Visitor Center and Park Office features great views, self-guiding exhibits, and information about
The Allegheny National Forest is truly a treasure for the area with great views, scenic country, wildlife photo ops
Allegheny National Forest - Bradford Ranger Station
29 Forest Service Dr
The Allegheny National Forest is truly a treasure for the area with great views, scenic country, wildlife photo ops
This beautiful spot is perfect for an easy hike, a place to stop and sit, to take family photos or to fish. There is an easy trail around the large pond at Marilla and trails off of that. It is a must see and people from our area go there very often just to be with nature.
Marilla Covered Bridge
This beautiful spot is perfect for an easy hike, a place to stop and sit, to take family photos or to fish. There is an easy trail around the large pond at Marilla and trails off of that. It is a must see and people from our area go there very often just to be with nature.
This is one of the top places to visit in our area! Originally built as a railroad bridge, the Kinzua Skywalk was created after a tornado took the mid-section of the bridge down in the early 2000's. There is now a visitor's center, several trails, amazing photo spots and sky high views for all seasons. Look for events and festivals at this location too.
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Kinzua Bridge State Park
296 Viaduct Road
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This is one of the top places to visit in our area! Originally built as a railroad bridge, the Kinzua Skywalk was created after a tornado took the mid-section of the bridge down in the early 2000's. There is now a visitor's center, several trails, amazing photo spots and sky high views for all seasons. Look for events and festivals at this location too.
A super popular location! Hike around or climb up on top of these beautiful giant rocks. Amazing views. Free.
Jakes Rocks
A super popular location! Hike around or climb up on top of these beautiful giant rocks. Amazing views. Free.
Stop at the ANF Visitors Bureau first to learn more about the area, find out the best trails and things to do. This is a very friendly and knowledgeable office. Open 9AM-5PM weekdays.
Allegheny National Forest Visitors Bureau
80 E Corydon St
Stop at the ANF Visitors Bureau first to learn more about the area, find out the best trails and things to do. This is a very friendly and knowledgeable office. Open 9AM-5PM weekdays.
This is a beautiful and scenic trail that borders the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford campus. It is an easy hike with a blacktop path for walkers, runners, bicycles, strollers and dogs. You can also walk the road that circles the campus. Be sure to stop in the Harriet Wick Chapel to visit. It is so beautiful. Every photo taken in there is perfect. Visitors are welcome. The perfect place for a wedding too.
University of Pittsburgh, Bradford
300 Campus Dr
This is a beautiful and scenic trail that borders the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford campus. It is an easy hike with a blacktop path for walkers, runners, bicycles, strollers and dogs. You can also walk the road that circles the campus. Be sure to stop in the Harriet Wick Chapel to visit. It is so beautiful. Every photo taken in there is perfect. Visitors are welcome. The perfect place for a wedding too.
Only 2 hours from Bradford, a day at Niagara Falls is easy to do. Cave of the Winds and the Maid of the Mist are favorites as well as walking the path next to the falls. Stop and eat at the Hard Rock Cafe or on your drive home stop in Buffalo for buffalo wings or a good meal at the Cheesecake Factory at the Galleria Mall. If you are on a budget, pack a picnic lunch and eat it next to the falls.
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Niagara Falls
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Only 2 hours from Bradford, a day at Niagara Falls is easy to do. Cave of the Winds and the Maid of the Mist are favorites as well as walking the path next to the falls. Stop and eat at the Hard Rock Cafe or on your drive home stop in Buffalo for buffalo wings or a good meal at the Cheesecake Factory at the Galleria Mall. If you are on a budget, pack a picnic lunch and eat it next to the falls.
One of my favorite places in the summer. Red House Beach has a nice lake with a sandy beach to swim in. Lifeguards are there to watch the kids too. You can rent kayaks or row boats, purchase ice cream or other foods, bike, picnic and play yard games and volleyball. Other than the $7 per car to get into the park, the beach area is free. Many times, as you drive through the park you will see deer, raccoons, fox, beavers and other wildlife.
Red House Beach at Allegany State Park
2373 Allegany State Park Rte 1
One of my favorite places in the summer. Red House Beach has a nice lake with a sandy beach to swim in. Lifeguards are there to watch the kids too. You can rent kayaks or row boats, purchase ice cream or other foods, bike, picnic and play yard games and volleyball. Other than the $7 per car to get into the park, the beach area is free. Many times, as you drive through the park you will see deer, raccoons, fox, beavers and other wildlife.
The views here are stunning. Take half of a day to hike through nature, enjoy the large rocks and take in this nice park. There is a gift shop and very friendly owners.
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Rock City Park
505 NY-16
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The views here are stunning. Take half of a day to hike through nature, enjoy the large rocks and take in this nice park. There is a gift shop and very friendly owners.

Entertainment & Activities

Zippo / Case Knives museum is a unique piece of Bradford history along with our oil & gas and timber heritage The museum is a first class walking tour through the history of both of these iconic companies After the tour feel free to shop and browse ALL of the wonderful products these two companies have to offer and the tour is FREE
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Zippo / Case Museum
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Zippo / Case Knives museum is a unique piece of Bradford history along with our oil & gas and timber heritage The museum is a first class walking tour through the history of both of these iconic companies After the tour feel free to shop and browse ALL of the wonderful products these two companies have to offer and the tour is FREE
Frank and Donnia are a husband and wife team. They are both amazing massage therapists and have turned an old church into a spa downstairs and a yoga studio upstairs. Book your massage in advance. Yoga is offered on Monday and Wednesday evenings and Saturday and Sunday mornings. Check their website for details.
Sacred Spaces Holistic Center
105 Mechanic St
Frank and Donnia are a husband and wife team. They are both amazing massage therapists and have turned an old church into a spa downstairs and a yoga studio upstairs. Book your massage in advance. Yoga is offered on Monday and Wednesday evenings and Saturday and Sunday mornings. Check their website for details.
This museum is high quality and it is free. Marilyn Horne grew up in Bradford and is a famous Mezzo-Soprano opera singer. If you have an interest in music, singing, performance or history, you will love this museum. It is very interactive and is perfect for any age. The Marilyn Horne Hall can be rented for small to medium events and also houses a cafe (Starbucks) and a museum gift shop. You will be glad you visited!
The Marilyn Horne Museum and Exhibit Center
2 Marilyn Horne Way
This museum is high quality and it is free. Marilyn Horne grew up in Bradford and is a famous Mezzo-Soprano opera singer. If you have an interest in music, singing, performance or history, you will love this museum. It is very interactive and is perfect for any age. The Marilyn Horne Hall can be rented for small to medium events and also houses a cafe (Starbucks) and a museum gift shop. You will be glad you visited!
This is a very clean and well maintained movie theater. The staff is friendly and the theater is 3 blocks from our Airbnb.
Main Street Movie House
123 Main St
This is a very clean and well maintained movie theater. The staff is friendly and the theater is 3 blocks from our Airbnb.
The best ski resort in the area. Several trails for all types of skiers and snowboarders. Terrain park. Trails are lit at night. Only 35 minutes from Bradford. Rentals available. In the summer, there is a ropes course with zip lines and other obstacles as well as a really fun mountain coaster that you can ride on a track down the side of a ski slope through nature.
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Holiday Valley Resort
6557 Holiday Valley Road
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The best ski resort in the area. Several trails for all types of skiers and snowboarders. Terrain park. Trails are lit at night. Only 35 minutes from Bradford. Rentals available. In the summer, there is a ropes course with zip lines and other obstacles as well as a really fun mountain coaster that you can ride on a track down the side of a ski slope through nature.
So much fun! Pay by the hour. Tubing hill that is safe, fast and fun. Warming house with hot chocolate.
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Holiday Valley Tubing Park
5673 Bryant Hill Rd
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So much fun! Pay by the hour. Tubing hill that is safe, fast and fun. Warming house with hot chocolate.
Beautiful 18 hole golf course, pro shop, swimming pool and clubhouse. The food is high quality and the clubhouse is perfect for a romantic meal, meal on the patio in the sun or for events. The manager Kevin is AMAZING at planning successful events.
Pennhills Club
Beautiful 18 hole golf course, pro shop, swimming pool and clubhouse. The food is high quality and the clubhouse is perfect for a romantic meal, meal on the patio in the sun or for events. The manager Kevin is AMAZING at planning successful events.
This is a must! Be sure to visit this local brewery which is only 1 hour from Bradford, PA. In the summer, this place is full of people trying the many types of beer, listening to live music and buying hats and shirts. Open year round.
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Southern Tier Brewing Company
2072 Stoneman Cir
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This is a must! Be sure to visit this local brewery which is only 1 hour from Bradford, PA. In the summer, this place is full of people trying the many types of beer, listening to live music and buying hats and shirts. Open year round.
Only 1 block from the Bradford Flatiron Airbnb, the YMCA offers a full fitness center, swimming pool, child watch, gym and racquetball courts. Open 5am-9pm Monday through Friday, Saturdays 7am-5pm and Sundays 11am-3pm. Guest passes are available.
Bradford Family YMCA
59 Boylston St
Only 1 block from the Bradford Flatiron Airbnb, the YMCA offers a full fitness center, swimming pool, child watch, gym and racquetball courts. Open 5am-9pm Monday through Friday, Saturdays 7am-5pm and Sundays 11am-3pm. Guest passes are available.
This is the perfect sized park. It has a playground for the kids with a small creek next to it to wade in. In the summer, swim in the public pool, play tennis or catch a recreational baseball game. In the winter, go ice skating or watch a hockey game in the ice arena.
Callahan Park & Pool
82 Poplin Ave
This is the perfect sized park. It has a playground for the kids with a small creek next to it to wade in. In the summer, swim in the public pool, play tennis or catch a recreational baseball game. In the winter, go ice skating or watch a hockey game in the ice arena.
On Monday nights at Sawyer Church, clogging classes are offered for $5 per person. If you are a clogger, join the class! 5:15-7:15pm. No RSVP, just show up. Park in the back and enter into the gym for the class.
Sawyer Evangelical Church
777 S Kendall Ave
On Monday nights at Sawyer Church, clogging classes are offered for $5 per person. If you are a clogger, join the class! 5:15-7:15pm. No RSVP, just show up. Park in the back and enter into the gym for the class.
An indoor water park that is really wonderful. If your kids are old enough, drop them off and then go shopping at the Milcreek Mall and other local stores. If not, stay and have a wonderful time with the kids. Be sure to play laser tag next door.
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Splash Lagoon
8091 Peach Street
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An indoor water park that is really wonderful. If your kids are old enough, drop them off and then go shopping at the Milcreek Mall and other local stores. If not, stay and have a wonderful time with the kids. Be sure to play laser tag next door.
Lots of fun for all ages. Love this place.
Lazer Tag At Splash Lagoon
8111 Peach St
Lots of fun for all ages. Love this place.

Getting Around

Bradford Chamber of Commerce is available for bus schedules and routes etc The Chamber is also a great place to get info on the area and "what to do" The Allegany National Forest Visitors Bureau is also a great source of things to do in the area
Area Transportation Authority of North Central Pennsylvania - Bradford Office
37 Rutherford Run
Bradford Chamber of Commerce is available for bus schedules and routes etc The Chamber is also a great place to get info on the area and "what to do" The Allegany National Forest Visitors Bureau is also a great source of things to do in the area
Southern Airways Express has $29 one way flights from Pittsburgh (PIT) International Airport. Free parking at the Bradford airport as well.
Bradford Regional Airport
212 Airport Rd
Southern Airways Express has $29 one way flights from Pittsburgh (PIT) International Airport. Free parking at the Bradford airport as well.
I've always had good service at the Bradford Enterprise office.
Enterprise Rent-A-Car
40 Foster Brook Blvd
I've always had good service at the Bradford Enterprise office.

Drinks & Nightlife

Great bar food. TV's for watching sports. Pool table. Clean, nice place with nice people.
Rookies Sports Bar
211 E Main St
Great bar food. TV's for watching sports. Pool table. Clean, nice place with nice people.
Just one block from the Bradford Flatiron Airbnb is the Corner Bar. They have live music, great wings and a no smoking policy.
Corner Bar & Restaurant
42 Mechanic St
Just one block from the Bradford Flatiron Airbnb is the Corner Bar. They have live music, great wings and a no smoking policy.

Essentials

This is right downtown and only 2 blocks from the Bradford Flatiron Airbnb.
Bradford Laundry & Dry Cleaning
105 Boylston St
This is right downtown and only 2 blocks from the Bradford Flatiron Airbnb.
Whatever you need, Tops should have it.
TOPS Friendly Markets
150 Main St
Whatever you need, Tops should have it.
Best prices for basics and the meat here is top notch!
Save a Lot Bradford
Best prices for basics and the meat here is top notch!
This is a small, family run grocery store. You will find basics, fun things to try, friendly service and a great deli with subs.
The Grocery Stretcher
32 Main St
This is a small, family run grocery store. You will find basics, fun things to try, friendly service and a great deli with subs.
This is a very friendly pharmacy in town. They can help you get what you need quickly.
Ott & McHenry
102 Main St
This is a very friendly pharmacy in town. They can help you get what you need quickly.
CVS has many items that you may need. It is only 2 blocks from the Bradford Flatiron Airbnb.
CVS
10 Davis St
CVS has many items that you may need. It is only 2 blocks from the Bradford Flatiron Airbnb.
Wine and liquors are sold here. Only 2 blocks from the Bradford Flatiron Airbnb.
State Liquor Store
38 Davis St
Wine and liquors are sold here. Only 2 blocks from the Bradford Flatiron Airbnb.

Shopping

Flower arrangements, bouquets and a huge selection of home decor items and gifts. Stop in and talk with Candy or Kate. They will help you with all of your needs. 2 blocks from the Bradford Flatiron Airbnb.
Graham Florist Greenhouses
9 Kennedy St
Flower arrangements, bouquets and a huge selection of home decor items and gifts. Stop in and talk with Candy or Kate. They will help you with all of your needs. 2 blocks from the Bradford Flatiron Airbnb.
This store has chocolates, cards, wrapping paper, home decor and beautiful items to purchase. A very nice store.
Tin Ceiling Gift Shoppe
51 Main St
This store has chocolates, cards, wrapping paper, home decor and beautiful items to purchase. A very nice store.
Need a belt? Shirt? Tie? Jacket? Men's shoes? Nice quality clothing for a good price? Man's World is the place to go. They will help you find what you need. They carry women's tops and jackets as well. Opens at 9:30 AM Monday through Saturday. Closes at 5 PM on M-F and Sat at 2PM.
Man's World
105 Main St
Need a belt? Shirt? Tie? Jacket? Men's shoes? Nice quality clothing for a good price? Man's World is the place to go. They will help you find what you need. They carry women's tops and jackets as well. Opens at 9:30 AM Monday through Saturday. Closes at 5 PM on M-F and Sat at 2PM.
This is a great place to wander and see what you can find. Several vendors offer items in this large, 2 floor store. From antiques, toys, alpaca clothing, collectibles, art and home decor to a year-round Christmas room, you will enjoy this store,
Main Street Mercantile
45 Main St
This is a great place to wander and see what you can find. Several vendors offer items in this large, 2 floor store. From antiques, toys, alpaca clothing, collectibles, art and home decor to a year-round Christmas room, you will enjoy this store,
Open March through November, Graham's Greenhouse offers the largest variety of trees, shrubs, perennials and annuals in the area. Stop by to wander through this large garden center and to talk with the friendly and knowledgeable staff. Check out their Facebook page to learn about workshops being offered.
Graham's Greenhouse & Landscaping
1111 E Main St
Open March through November, Graham's Greenhouse offers the largest variety of trees, shrubs, perennials and annuals in the area. Stop by to wander through this large garden center and to talk with the friendly and knowledgeable staff. Check out their Facebook page to learn about workshops being offered.
The best selection of beers in the area.
Boser's Beer
557 South Ave
The best selection of beers in the area.
Downtown Ellicottville is very inviting and worth the stop to walk through the many stores. They have great shops all year round.
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Ellicottville
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Downtown Ellicottville is very inviting and worth the stop to walk through the many stores. They have great shops all year round.