Lake Ontario


Lake Ontario, New York abounds with opportunities for outdoor recreation. Hiking, canoeing, backpacking, birding, fishing, sailing, charter tours and more. Estimated distance: 1/2 mile

Olcott Beach

Photo by Ad Meskens
5818 West Main Street
Olcott Beach, NY
(716) 778-5462
Olcott Beach has a full service marina, beautiful parks, quaint shops, an amusement park and good food, with a long tradition as a place for all forms of water recreation. Estimated distance: 1/2 mile

Town of Newfane Marina
Main Sreet
Newfane, NY 14108
(716) 778-5462
The marina is a hub of activity boasting world-class fishing, state-of-the-art recreational boating facilities, and unrivaled natural beauty. It is the home of the Lake Ontario Trout and Salmon Association's Pen Rearing Project for the last five years. The marina is just four miles downstream from the famous Burt dam, a destination of many national and international visitors annually. Estimated distance: 0.1 mile

Olcott Beach Carousel Park

5979 Main Street
Olcott, NY 14126
(716) 778-7066
On the south shore of Lake Ontario in N.Y. State, you’ll discover the quaint Hamlet of Olcott Beach. In the shadow of Olcott’s famous Lighthouse is a wonderful vintage amusement park. It features a 1928 style Hershell-Spillman two row carousel. Five vintage kiddie rides, and a wonderful 1931 Wurlitzer band organ. All rides are 25 cents! Estimated distance: 1 mile

Murphy Orchards and Underground Railroad Site

2402 McClew Road
Burt, NY 14028
(716) 778-7926
Historic Underground Railroad Site, Fresh Fruit in Season, Pick Your Own Fruit, Country Barn Store, Tea Rooms, Gift Shop, Homemade Jams and Jellies, Personalized Jam & Jelly Favors, Gift Baskets, Apple Gift Boxes, School & Social Group Tours, Member Site - Underground Railroad Network to Freedom. Estimated distance: 3 miles
Van Horn Mansion

2165 Lockport-Olcott Rd.
Burt, NY 14028
(716) 778-7197
The stately turn-of-the-century Van Horn mansion is the perfect setting for your special occasion. The mansion is open for guided tours every Sunday of every month (Feb. 28 - Dec. 12) from 1pm to 4pm. Estimated distance: 2 miles

Seaway Trail

websiteTo experience the Great Lakes – in your time, at your pace, in your style – drive the Great Lakes Seaway Trail. This America’s Byway is a well-marked leisure driving alternative to interstate highways. Estimated distance: 10 mile.

Lakeview Village Shoppes

5955 Ontario Street
Olcott, NY 14126
(716) 778-8531
A collection of small shops, artisans, food, antiques and Christmas! Visit our boardwalk and watch the sunset on Lake Ontario. 25 cent viewer to watch the lake freighters go by. Lakeview Village Shops are located 1/2 block west of the Olcott Beach Carousel Park. Estimated distance: 1 mile

Krull Park

6108 Lake Road
Olcott, NY 14126
(716) 439-7950

The jewel of Olcott Beach is Krull Park. The park covers over 325 acres and includes playgrounds, basketball and tennis courts, fitness trail and a splash park. Estimated distance: 1 mile

Shoppe on Main

2714 Main Street
Newfane, NY 14108
(716) 778-5273
Shoppe On Main is a gallery store featuring exceptional collections of original works of art, as well as limited edition pieces by local artists, oil and water color paintings, jewelry, chocolates, pottery, glassware, wood pieces from bowls to furniture and exquisite gifts. Estimated distance: 5 miles

Niagara Wine Trail

The Niagara Escarpment and Lake Ontario have created a unique microclimate suitable for the production of World Class Wines. Experience the beautiful countryside of this area as you spend the day traveling from one winery to another. Estimated distance: 1 mile - 9 miles

Wilson, New York


The Town of Wilson was established on April 10, 1818, and is centrally located in the great fruit growing region of Niagara County. The Village of Wilson was incorporated May 11, 1858, and is located on the shores of Lake Ontario, twelve miles east of Old Fort Niagara. The well protected small boat harbor contains several marinas and boat launching facilities and some of the best trout, bass and salmon fishing around may be found in adjacent waters. Estimated distance: 6 miles