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5811 Welch Hill Rd. Ripley, NY 14775  716-736-4418
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Places To Stay

5 to 10 minutes away

Hazen Manor -Once a local schoolhouse, Hazen Manor has been restored to a 5 room inn with private bath and meeting or party rooms.

Landmark Acres - Candlelight Lodge Bed and Breakfast and Landmark Acres Antiques.

Brick House Bed & Breakfast - "Where your welcome is a always genuine and your schedule is always your own."

20 to 30 minutes away

We Wan Chu Cottages - Chautauqua Lake's Finest Cottage Resort! Located directly on Lake Chautauqua, and only 1/2 mile south of the Chautauqua Institution, We Wan Chu offers boating and fun for the whole family. Visit their site for pictures and videos of the cottages.

The Blue Heron Inn - A Bed & Breakfast with rooms overlooking the peaceful shores of Findley Lake.

The Spencer Hotel - Charming rooms and suites in the heart of Chautauqua Institution.

Webb's - Open year-round Webb's has lodging, shopping, dining, and recreation.

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Located off of I-86 in Findley Lake.

Maple Springs Lake Side Inn -A Bed & Breakfast with history dating back to 1925.

Camp Prendergast - Located in Mayville, NY. Offers "the finest in family camping" with secluded wooded areas away from busy congestion and a friendly atmosphere with clean accommodations.

Places to Go, Things to Do

5 to 15 minutes away

Chautauqua-Erie Wine Trail - The Chautauqua County Wine Trail is about 40 miles long and runs amid the vineyards dotting the shores of Lake Erie. Many award-winning wineries participate in events each year from Wine and Chocolate Weekend in February to Wine and Antiques in August. Visit their site to view the entire calendar.

Cross Roads -
A farmer's market including not only hand-crafted collectables but also edible delights.

20 to 30 minutes away

Chautauqua Institution - Plays, Operas, Concerts, Arts, Education, Religion, and Recreation

We Wan Chu Boat Rentals - Boats and pontoons for sale or rent. A great way to enjoy Chautauqua Lake. We Wan Chu Cottages has it all!

Findley Lake Chamber of Commerce - Findley Lake features over 20 independently owned specialty shops offering an eclectic assortment of Nature, Country and Victorian gifts, as well as antiques, furnishings and handcrafted treasures for your home and garden. Don't miss the calendar of events at this website.

Panama Rocks - Towering Rocks, Deep Crevices, Dens, Caves, and an Ancient Forest - A Hiking Adventure

Lake Erie Speedway - A great way to finish a great day.

Presque Isle Downs and Casino - Casino, racing, simulcast racing, club house, gourmet dining and live entertainment.

Lake Erie State Park - A place to just stop and relax or to camp out for the night.

Chautauqua Belle -
"A steamship adventure, taking you back 100 years, when steam powered a rising country full of adventure."

30 to 40 minutes away

Lucy-Desi Museum - A museum, gift shop, and interactive displays designed to heal the world with laughter. Visit their website for a schedule of events including the Lucy-Desi Festival.

Summer Wind -Enjoy a cruise over Chautauqua Lake.

Gerry Rodeo -
"The oldest running rodeo east of the Mississippi!"


An Hour Away

Niagara Falls - Casino, museums, shopping, historic sites, events, activities, and so much more.



Sugar Shack - The sugar shack not only makes tasty syrups, but also serves pancakes on Saturday and Sunday.

Freeport Restaurant - A restaurant full of heritage and great knowledge of the area, Freeport not only supplies great food but also awesome hospitality. (814) 725-4607


Jimmy's Pizza - Jimmy's offers pizza, wings, subs, calzones, salads, and much more.

Plummer's - A tavern full of music and local talent.


30 to 40 minutes away

Stockton Hotel - An original building of Delanti, the Stockton Hotel was first built in 1812 and was rebuilt in 2007 after a long period of no use.


Sister Stables

Gentle Thunder Stables - Located in Ellicotville, New York. Annie Widger owns and runs Gentle Thunder Stables.

Grand View Farms -
Dawn Samuelson offers Life Skills teaching and Equine behavior training.

Equine Clubs

Saddle Sisters - "A casually organized society of "horse-women". "God made us women...Horses made us saddle sisters" is their famous logo. This club has no membership fees and is for anyone looking for a horse organization.


Information Sites

Chautauqua County Visitors Bureau - Visit this site to view a schedule of local events or to request a Travel Package.