Guidebook for Lakewood

Vincent
Guidebook for Lakewood

Essentials

Laundromat is open 24 hours
Lakewood Laundromat
115 Chautauqua Ave
Laundromat is open 24 hours
This is our favorite grocery store! You can even catch a meal in Cafe (lunch & dinner)
16 lokalinvånare rekommenderar
Wegmans
945 Fairmount Ave
16 lokalinvånare rekommenderar
This is our favorite grocery store! You can even catch a meal in Cafe (lunch & dinner)
Hope ya don't need them but their fast and easy to get to from everything to broken bones to cuts etc... WCA hospital is close for super serious things
WellNow Urgent Care
15 S Main St
Hope ya don't need them but their fast and easy to get to from everything to broken bones to cuts etc... WCA hospital is close for super serious things
This is the main hospital in the area... our friend just had emergency appendectomy done & said he was treated very well.
UPMC Chautauqua WCA
207 Foote Avenue
This is the main hospital in the area... our friend just had emergency appendectomy done & said he was treated very well.
Brand new dental facility
Aspen Dental
386 E Fairmount Ave
Brand new dental facility

Shopping

Walmart Super Center- good for whatever you need A-Z.. groceries ... clothes etc Open 24 hours
Walmart Supercenter
350 E Fairmount Ave
Walmart Super Center- good for whatever you need A-Z.. groceries ... clothes etc Open 24 hours
Lots of cool stores
Chautauqua Mall
318 East Fairmount Avenue
Lots of cool stores
Take the steps downstairs from our AirBNB & explore the Bookstore. They also have great Melisa & Doug toys ! The owner Bob is super nice & knows a bunch about Books & politics!
Off the Beaten Path Bookstore
28 Chautauqua Ave
Take the steps downstairs from our AirBNB & explore the Bookstore. They also have great Melisa & Doug toys ! The owner Bob is super nice & knows a bunch about Books & politics!
Clean store also near Wegman's Grocery, McDonald's & Home Depot
Kmart
975 E Fairmount Ave
Clean store also near Wegman's Grocery, McDonald's & Home Depot
Get your "drink on" here great place for Wine & Spirits" again walking distance from our AirBNB!
Bag & String Wine Merchants
110 Chautauqua Ave
Get your "drink on" here great place for Wine & Spirits" again walking distance from our AirBNB!

Food Scene

This family owned store has a deli and makes great subs! Also has awesome (affordable produce)
Brigiotta's Farmland Produce & Garden Center, Inc.
414 Fairmount Ave
This family owned store has a deli and makes great subs! Also has awesome (affordable produce)
If you like hot dogs & hamburgers this is the place! My favorite thing to order is 3 dogs with everything! Their special sauce is fantastic! Milkshakes & rice pudding are awesome!
Johnny's Lunch
966 Fairmount Ave
If you like hot dogs & hamburgers this is the place! My favorite thing to order is 3 dogs with everything! Their special sauce is fantastic! Milkshakes & rice pudding are awesome!
BEST pizza in town Their pizza is thick crusted with heavier side with sauce... We always get double order of hot BBQ wings .. when you go tell owners Pam & Dennis we said Hi!
The Perfect Pizza Restaurant
707 Fairmount Ave
BEST pizza in town Their pizza is thick crusted with heavier side with sauce... We always get double order of hot BBQ wings .. when you go tell owners Pam & Dennis we said Hi!
This is a really neat old grain mill converted to a pizza joint. We Love Love love their special pizza called "The General" It can be a ordered as a veterinarian pizza ... its a white pizza which is amazing.
9 lokalinvånare rekommenderar
Ashville General Store
4844 NY-474
9 lokalinvånare rekommenderar
This is a really neat old grain mill converted to a pizza joint. We Love Love love their special pizza called "The General" It can be a ordered as a veterinarian pizza ... its a white pizza which is amazing.
Another great pizza place
Frewsburger Pizza Shop
11 W Main St
Another great pizza place
Fantastic Italian food! w/ takeout. Pizza is great here too!
7 lokalinvånare rekommenderar
Andriaccio's Restaurant
4837 W Lake Rd
7 lokalinvånare rekommenderar
Fantastic Italian food! w/ takeout. Pizza is great here too!
Nicer dining experience ...this dimly lit, red-walled bistro serves a creative variety of global dishes, from poutine to sushi. Nice bar too!
8 lokalinvånare rekommenderar
Forte
114 E 3rd St
8 lokalinvånare rekommenderar
Nicer dining experience ...this dimly lit, red-walled bistro serves a creative variety of global dishes, from poutine to sushi. Nice bar too!
Well what can we say - just walk downstairs to see one of the neatest "quaint" bistros in the area! Ask the owner Joyce anything about the area & she will know it!
Ryders Cup Coffee Shop
28 Chautauqua Ave
Well what can we say - just walk downstairs to see one of the neatest "quaint" bistros in the area! Ask the owner Joyce anything about the area & she will know it!
We know you can find this "chain" restaurant anywhere... because it's close ... and usually a "crowd pleaser"
Olive Garden Italian Restaurant
328 E Fairmount Ave
We know you can find this "chain" restaurant anywhere... because it's close ... and usually a "crowd pleaser"
Another "chain" restaurant ... it's close ... and open later
Applebee's Grill + Bar
340 E Fairmount Ave
Another "chain" restaurant ... it's close ... and open later
Great food and nice bar Just a small walk up the street from our AirBNB!
Scallion Bistro
60 Chautauqua Ave
Great food and nice bar Just a small walk up the street from our AirBNB!

Entertainment & Activities

Many of the visitors who return to Chautauqua year after year describe it as an experience rather than a vacation -- a place for renewal. An historic Victorian village that features a 9-week summer season of art, education, lectures. top entertainment, religion, and recreation and much more
34 lokalinvånare rekommenderar
Chautauqua Institution
1 Ames Avenue
34 lokalinvånare rekommenderar
Many of the visitors who return to Chautauqua year after year describe it as an experience rather than a vacation -- a place for renewal. An historic Victorian village that features a 9-week summer season of art, education, lectures. top entertainment, religion, and recreation and much more
The $40 million dollar National Comedy Center is the first national-scale visitor experience and non-profit cultural institution dedicated to comedy. Engaging visitors with the story of the art form and its artists, and featuring more than 50 immersive and interactive exhibits, the National Comedy Center will host its ribbon cutting August 1st, 2018 in Lucille Ball’s hometown of Jamestown, NY.
33 lokalinvånare rekommenderar
National Comedy Center
203 W 2nd St
33 lokalinvånare rekommenderar
The $40 million dollar National Comedy Center is the first national-scale visitor experience and non-profit cultural institution dedicated to comedy. Engaging visitors with the story of the art form and its artists, and featuring more than 50 immersive and interactive exhibits, the National Comedy Center will host its ribbon cutting August 1st, 2018 in Lucille Ball’s hometown of Jamestown, NY.
Prepare to embark on a steamship adventure. Taking you back more than 100 years ago when steam powered a rising country!  Crossings daily- Come and enjoy yourself on the largest vessel on Chautauqua Lake! .  All regular Steamship Adventures will include a narration explaining the amazing story behind how Chautauqua Lake played a huge and amazing role in the development of our country.
15 lokalinvånare rekommenderar
Chautauqua Belle
78 Water St
15 lokalinvånare rekommenderar
Prepare to embark on a steamship adventure. Taking you back more than 100 years ago when steam powered a rising country!  Crossings daily- Come and enjoy yourself on the largest vessel on Chautauqua Lake! .  All regular Steamship Adventures will include a narration explaining the amazing story behind how Chautauqua Lake played a huge and amazing role in the development of our country.  
The Best Riding Stable in the County, established in 1982. Enjoy a beautiful horseback ride through miles of trails. Fun for the whole family! We offer trail rides, sunset rides, pony rides, petting farm, lessons, and summer day camps. We can ride rain or shine in our new indoor arena. We have a farm-like environment with many farm animals. Family owned and operated since 1982.
Double D.A.B Riding Stable
5811 Welch Hill Road
The Best Riding Stable in the County, established in 1982. Enjoy a beautiful horseback ride through miles of trails. Fun for the whole family! We offer trail rides, sunset rides, pony rides, petting farm, lessons, and summer day camps. We can ride rain or shine in our new indoor arena. We have a farm-like environment with many farm animals. Family owned and operated since 1982.
An Escape room is a live action, team based game where players discover clues, solve puzzles and perform tasks in order to accomplish a specific goal in a limited amount of time. We offer three different, exciting escape rooms.
Escape Rooms Jamestown is Open!
20 W 3rd St
An Escape room is a live action, team based game where players discover clues, solve puzzles and perform tasks in order to accomplish a specific goal in a limited amount of time. We offer three different, exciting escape rooms.
Usually 1st week in August - Bareback bronc riding, tie down roping, saddle bronc riding, bull riding, team roping, steer wrestling and barrel racing. Famous BBQ beef dinner served nightly. For the young kids mutton bustin‘ and calf scrambles:Outstanding Specialty ActsThose Hilarious Clowns GiveawaysMidway Treats & Activities
Gerry Rodeo
4351 NY-60
Usually 1st week in August - Bareback bronc riding, tie down roping, saddle bronc riding, bull riding, team roping, steer wrestling and barrel racing. Famous BBQ beef dinner served nightly. For the young kids mutton bustin‘ and calf scrambles:Outstanding Specialty ActsThose Hilarious Clowns GiveawaysMidway Treats & Activities 
Western NY's premier Ski, Golf and Adventure Park destination- located in the picturesque village of Ellicottville. The finest in lodging and dining for all seasons! Ranked No. 4 overall by readers of SKI Magazine in the 2010 Resort Guide.  Golf course and ski slopes & Holiday Valley Tubing Park, Mountain Coaster, the Double Black Diamond Golf Course, and the Sky High Adventure Park!
Holiday Valley Road
Western NY's premier Ski, Golf and Adventure Park destination- located in the picturesque village of Ellicottville. The finest in lodging and dining for all seasons! Ranked No. 4 overall by readers of SKI Magazine in the 2010 Resort Guide.  Golf course and ski slopes & Holiday Valley Tubing Park, Mountain Coaster, the Double Black Diamond Golf Course, and the Sky High Adventure Park!
World's largest spiritualist community, offers seminars, workshops, public clairvoyance and healing services during each 10-week summer season.  The 2018 Season runs from June 29th  to September 2nd.  Registered Mediums Mediums individually set their appointments and fees. Please contact them directly for information. Prices vary beginning at $40.00 and upwards. Medium Services are also available during the off season.
Lily Dale Assembly
5 Melrose Drive
 World's largest spiritualist community, offers seminars, workshops, public clairvoyance and healing services during each 10-week summer season.  The 2018 Season runs from June 29th  to September 2nd.  Registered Mediums Mediums individually set their appointments and fees. Please contact them directly for information. Prices vary beginning at $40.00 and upwards. Medium Services are also available during the off season.
Lucille Ball’s hometown of Jamestown, NY honors the legacy of “The First Couple of Comedy” with the Lucille Ball - Desi Arnaz Museum. The museum attraction is open seven days a week, and features replica sets, Lucille Ball’s Emmy awards, costumes, rare memorabilia, and much more.
21 lokalinvånare rekommenderar
Lucille Ball Desi Arnaz Museum
2 West 3rd Street
21 lokalinvånare rekommenderar
Lucille Ball’s hometown of Jamestown, NY honors the legacy of “The First Couple of Comedy” with the Lucille Ball - Desi Arnaz Museum. The museum attraction is open seven days a week, and features replica sets, Lucille Ball’s Emmy awards, costumes, rare memorabilia, and much more.
America's 16th oldest continually operating amusement park first opened as a trolley park in 1898. This is a great place for young teens & smaller children. Tilt-A-Whirl and a dragon-themed roller coaster that dashes around a lengthy track three times in two minutes. A three-sided, 24-foot climbing wall challenges participants Upon departing from Chautauqua Choo-Choo Train Station, trains chug past the abundant attractions sprawled throughout the park during four-minute rides.
15 lokalinvånare rekommenderar
Midway State Park
4859 New York 430
15 lokalinvånare rekommenderar
America's 16th oldest continually operating amusement park first opened as a trolley park in 1898. This is a great place for young teens & smaller children. Tilt-A-Whirl and a dragon-themed roller coaster that dashes around a lengthy track three times in two minutes. A three-sided, 24-foot climbing wall challenges participants Upon departing from Chautauqua Choo-Choo Train Station, trains chug past the abundant attractions sprawled throughout the park during four-minute rides.
World-class, premier dual ice arenas. Home of Skate Chautauqua, the renowned annual skating competition, Semi-Pro, Youth & Adult Hockey; Public Skating & Skate Rentals. See website for upcoming concerts and other events.
Northwest Arena
319 W 3rd St
World-class, premier dual ice arenas. Home of Skate Chautauqua, the renowned annual skating competition, Semi-Pro, Youth & Adult Hockey; Public Skating & Skate Rentals. See website for upcoming concerts and other events.
Beautiful, serene surroundings recreational activities & restaurants that you would expect to find at any premier resort in the country. 27 perfectly groomed slopes & trails serviced by eight chairlifts. Two Championship Golf Courses , Luxury Spa, Pools & Hot Tub, Sauna & Tanning, Fitness Center, Tennis, Miniature Golf, Play Zone, Arcade.  Use of pool and hot tub facilities available
31 lokalinvånare rekommenderar
Peek'n Peak Resort
1405 Old Road
31 lokalinvånare rekommenderar
Beautiful, serene surroundings recreational activities & restaurants that you would expect to find at any premier resort in the country. 27 perfectly groomed slopes & trails serviced by eight chairlifts. Two Championship Golf Courses , Luxury Spa, Pools & Hot Tub, Sauna & Tanning, Fitness Center, Tennis, Miniature Golf, Play Zone, Arcade.  Use of pool and hot tub facilities available
Chautauqua County is one of the most scenic backdrops for ballooning anywhere. The variety of foliage and wildlife are spectacular. Balloon pilots from all over marvel at the beauty our region has to offer, Chautauqua Lake, surrounded by rolling hills, dotted with quaint farms, offer a panorama that is second to none. Sky Sail Balloons has been operating as a ride company since 1989. Geoff Turner the chief pilot has been flying since 1988. Sky Sail Balloons operates state of the art US Registered aircraft with a current airworthiness certificate. Sky Sail has an excellent safety record. Geoff has acted as Balloon Meister (chief balloon operations officer) for several local balloon events.
Sky Sail Balloons Inc
2805 Carpenter-Pringle Rd
Chautauqua County is one of the most scenic backdrops for ballooning anywhere. The variety of foliage and wildlife are spectacular. Balloon pilots from all over marvel at the beauty our region has to offer, Chautauqua Lake, surrounded by rolling hills, dotted with quaint farms, offer a panorama that is second to none. Sky Sail Balloons has been operating as a ride company since 1989. Geoff Turner the chief pilot has been flying since 1988. Sky Sail Balloons operates state of the art US Registered aircraft with a current airworthiness certificate. Sky Sail has an excellent safety record. Geoff has acted as Balloon Meister (chief balloon operations officer) for several local balloon events.
Live action, indoor paintball course, using compressed air only... course is made up mainly of inflatables, with an army tank being smack dab in the  middle. Nerf* course is also made up of inflatables
SPLAT Paintball
231 Hopkins Ave
Live action, indoor paintball course, using compressed air only... course is made up mainly of inflatables, with an army tank being smack dab in the  middle. Nerf* course is also made up of inflatables
In the bowels of a spooky old bank (complete with vaults) You suit up and pick what you want to smash with your selection of weapons.
Jamestown Rage Room
In the bowels of a spooky old bank (complete with vaults) You suit up and pick what you want to smash with your selection of weapons.

Parks & Nature

Out of everything listed here, we really enjoy this place great for Children & adults! #1-rated attraction in County on TripAdvisor for over five years! A half-mile long ridge of 60-foot high rock forming crevices, passageways, and caves hidden in an ancient forest! The formations at Panama Rocks are surrounded by a one mile long hiking trail, but most enjoy going off of the main trail to explore! spend anywhere from one hour to the entire day having fun and exploring. For an extra $5 per person they have Axe throwing too!   Open June - September. Close to our AirBNB.
27 lokalinvånare rekommenderar
Panama Rocks Scenic Park
11 Rock Hill Rd
27 lokalinvånare rekommenderar
Out of everything listed here, we really enjoy this place great for Children & adults! #1-rated attraction in County on TripAdvisor for over five years! A half-mile long ridge of 60-foot high rock forming crevices, passageways, and caves hidden in an ancient forest! The formations at Panama Rocks are surrounded by a one mile long hiking trail, but most enjoy going off of the main trail to explore! spend anywhere from one hour to the entire day having fun and exploring. For an extra $5 per person they have Axe throwing too!   Open June - September. Close to our AirBNB.
A 600-acre wildlife sanctuary with 5 miles of easy hiking trails through fields, woods, and wetlands with observations towers and handicap accessible overlook. Exhibits, bird collection, Roger Tory Peterson, Art Inspirations Exhibit, special events, programs and nature store.
8 lokalinvånare rekommenderar
Audubon Community Nature Center
1600 Riverside Road
8 lokalinvånare rekommenderar
A 600-acre wildlife sanctuary with 5 miles of easy hiking trails through fields, woods, and wetlands with observations towers and handicap accessible overlook. Exhibits, bird collection, Roger Tory Peterson, Art Inspirations Exhibit, special events, programs and nature store.
Observational Astronomy with the emphasis on family participation, public education, and the enjoyment of the starry skies. Public Stargazing nights throughout the year. Stargazing, lectures, tours.
Martz Observatory
176 Robin Hill Rd
Observational Astronomy with the emphasis on family participation, public education, and the enjoyment of the starry skies. Public Stargazing nights throughout the year. Stargazing, lectures, tours.

Sightseeing

Historical site with a working lighthouse and a veterans museum. The 61-ft tower still has its original third order Fresnel lens. The light's 27-mile range makes Dunkirk one of the most prominent on Lake Erie with an extensive collection of military & maritime artifacts
6 lokalinvånare rekommenderar
Dunkirk Lighthouse
1 Point Drive North
6 lokalinvånare rekommenderar
Historical site with a working lighthouse and a veterans museum. The 61-ft tower still has its original third order Fresnel lens. The light's 27-mile range makes Dunkirk one of the most prominent on Lake Erie with an extensive collection of military & maritime artifacts
Sculpted by Dave Poulin in 2009, what is now known as the "Ugly" or "Scarey" Lucy statue shows Lucille Ball during her famous tipsy TV pitch for Vitameatavegamin health tonic. A new Lovely Lucy statue sculpted by Carolyn D. Palmer arrived in August 2016, but the town decided to keep Scary Lucy as well.
7 lokalinvånare rekommenderar
Lucille Ball Memorial Park
21 Boulevard Ave
7 lokalinvånare rekommenderar
Sculpted by Dave Poulin in 2009, what is now known as the "Ugly" or "Scarey" Lucy statue shows Lucille Ball during her famous tipsy TV pitch for Vitameatavegamin health tonic. A new Lovely Lucy statue sculpted by Carolyn D. Palmer arrived in August 2016, but the town decided to keep Scary Lucy as well.

Drinks & Nightlife

A Jamestown favorite "Old school bar" with neat atmosphere ... classic wood bar etc
The Pub
209 N Main St
A Jamestown favorite "Old school bar" with neat atmosphere ... classic wood bar etc
Visitor's center, gift shop, tasting room, and exhibit area designed to tell the story of over 150 years of grape-growing in the Lake Erie Grape Region, home to more than 20 wineries and 30,000 acres of vineyards in the oldest and largest Concord grape growing region in the world. Enjoy a glass of wine or grape juice with friends in the Tasting Bar or on the Steve Baran Memorial Patio nestled beside a Concord vineyard. The Tasting Bar features local artisanal cheeses, cured meats, snacks, grape juice, and a weekly selection of wines from Lake Erie Wine Country. Browse through a gift shop filled with “grapey” apparel, art, vinaigrettes and sauces, and crafts made by local artisans
Lake Erie Grape Discovery Center
8305 Main Road
Visitor's center, gift shop, tasting room, and exhibit area designed to tell the story of over 150 years of grape-growing in the Lake Erie Grape Region, home to more than 20 wineries and 30,000 acres of vineyards in the oldest and largest Concord grape growing region in the world. Enjoy a glass of wine or grape juice with friends in the Tasting Bar or on the Steve Baran Memorial Patio nestled beside a Concord vineyard. The Tasting Bar features local artisanal cheeses, cured meats, snacks, grape juice, and a weekly selection of wines from Lake Erie Wine Country. Browse through a gift shop filled with “grapey” apparel, art, vinaigrettes and sauces, and crafts made by local artisans
A visit to the brewery pub, The Empty Pint, could very well have you drinking beers that were kegged earlier that day. The Empty PInt is open Thursday & Friday (4-10pm), Saturday (12-10pm) and Sunday (Noon-6pm). A typical evening will offer a selection of 14 draught beers, often with a few "guest" taps, as well as bottled beers and wine. A limited menu includes grilled cheese, meatloaf, and pulled pork sandwiches, snacks and pork tacos. The Empty Pint serves hormone and antibiotic free meats and local produce and everything is homemade. Enjoy a beer outside on the lawn or under the timber frame covered patio.
8 lokalinvånare rekommenderar
The Empty Pint
2072 Stoneman Circle
8 lokalinvånare rekommenderar
A visit to the brewery pub, The Empty Pint, could very well have you drinking beers that were kegged earlier that day. The Empty PInt is open Thursday & Friday (4-10pm), Saturday (12-10pm) and Sunday (Noon-6pm). A typical evening will offer a selection of 14 draught beers, often with a few "guest" taps, as well as bottled beers and wine. A limited menu includes grilled cheese, meatloaf, and pulled pork sandwiches, snacks and pork tacos. The Empty Pint serves hormone and antibiotic free meats and local produce and everything is homemade. Enjoy a beer outside on the lawn or under the timber frame covered patio. 
New Bar! & a short walk from our new AirBNB
8 lokalinvånare rekommenderar
Group Ther-Happy
103 Chautauqua Ave
8 lokalinvånare rekommenderar
New Bar! & a short walk from our new AirBNB