Erie Canal Trail: http://www.ptny.org/cycle-the-erie-canal
The south property line of the hotel is The Erie Canalway Trail .It is a cycling destination for riders of all ages. Following one of the world’s most famous manmade waterways, it spans New York State between Albany and Buffalo. Whether enjoying a leisurely ride from one village to another or spending a week completing the entire 360 miles, the Erie Canalway Trail offers endless adventures exploring the charming towns, living history, scenic beauty and cultural attractions of New York State.
Numerous cycling clubs use the trail, including
Mohawk-Hudson Cycling Club: http://www.mohawkhudsoncyclingclub.org/
Rochester Bicycling Club: http://rbc.wildapricot.org/
Parks and Trails New York:
Park and Trails New York www.ptny.org is a state organization that provides maps, publications including events, history, and fast facts about the Erie Canalway Trail.
Local Bike Shops:
Geneva Bicycle Center: www.genevabikes.com Geneva, NY.
RV & E Bike and Skate: http://www.recreationalvehiclesandequipment.com/ Canandaigua, NY.
Become an End to Ender!
Whether you hike, bike, or kayak, completing the entire 360-mile Erie Canalway Trail is an accomplishment worth celebrating. The End-to-End Recognition Program acknowledges those individuals who complete the entire length of the Erie Canalway Trail, between Buffalo and Albany. An End-to-Ender is anyone who has traveled the entire trail, by bike or foot. It can be in one multi-day trip or in segments over a long period of time. Of course, you are able to break up your journey with a comfortable stay, pool side at the Newark Garden Hotel.
Hoffman’s clock museum
The Hoffman Clock Museum is less than 1000 feet from the hotel. It shows the history of timekeeping through 100s of clocks, watches and tools. It is free of charge.
Newark-Arcadia Historical Museum www.newarkarcadismuseum.org
The Historical museum is across the street from the Hoffman Clock Museum and has numerous local artifacts on display
Brantling Ski and Snowboard Center:
Brantling www.brantling.com is a small family owned and operated ski area located in Sodus, NY, Just ten minutes from the Newark Garden Hotel. Brantling is known for its family atmosphere and great lesson programs with options for children and adults of any ability level. Brantling is equipped with 9 slopes and trails, and 5 surface lifts. The ski lodge makes a perfect home featuring a wood stove, fireplace, Ruthie’s Run Café, beer & wine bar and plenty of picnic space.
Local industry in Newark NY includes:
- IEC Electronics, www.iec-electronics.com
- Ultralife, www.ultralifecorporation.com
- Newcut, www.newcut.com
- Refractron, www.refractron.com
- North American filter corp, www.nafcoinc.com
- Maco Bag Corp, www.macopkg.com
- Spinco Metal Products Inc www.spincometal.com
Other large institutions are
- Newark-Wayne Community Hospital, www.rochesterregional.org
- Demay Living Center nursing home, www.rochesterregional.org
- Wayne County Nursing Home, www.waynecountynursing.org
- Newark Manor Nursing Home www.hurlbutcare.com
A world famous historic village, Palmyra is only 8 miles to our west. It has numerous historic sites, museums, antique shops (Even a church on all four corners of the main intersection, said by Ripley”s Believe it or not to be the only example in the country).
Garlock Packing www.garlock.com is the major industry.
LDS church sites: www.hillcumorah.org
We are 8 miles from Palmyra and less than ten miles from Hill Cumorah. Learn about the events that occurred on and near the Hill Cumorah in the 1820s, such as Joseph Smith Jr.’s First Vision, the visits of the angel Moroni, and the translation of the Book of Mormon.
Some of the Palmyra LDS sites are:
- Joseph Smith Family Farm
- Sacred Grove
- Martin Harris Farm
- Grandin Building Museum
- Hill Cumorah visitors Center
A small but picturesque village 8 miles south of us.
It has the Clifton Springs Hospital and Clinic www.rochesterregional.org
GW Lisk is the major manufacturer with 600 employees www.gwlisk.com
Sodus is a farming and small manufacturing Village 12 miles to our North
That also has the Sodus Williamson Airport, www.WilliamsonFlyingClub.com
Wolcott is a village 26 miles North east of us has numerous large fruit farms, chicken farm and animal research business.
Marshall Bioresources is in the area. www.marshallbio.com
Fowler Farms with 2200 acres of orchards www.fowlerfarms.com
Kreher’s Poultry farms www.krehereggs.com
Lyons 6 miles to the east has numerous small businesses and a regionally used Lyons Community Center that holds AAU and AA basketball tournaments
Jamestown Container www.jamestowncontainer.com recently entered the Lyons market after buying H.P. Neun
Silgan Container www.silgancontainers.com is another packaging firm
Ruspak www.ruspak.com is a third packaging business in Lyons
Empire Merchants North www.charmer-sunbelt.com
Clyde is 14 miles to our East Just North of the del Lago Resort and Casino www.dellagoresort&casino.com
Parkerhannifin www.advancedatomization.com has a large presence in Clyde