Jamestown, in Niagara Falls - Western New York, is a city that some 31,000 people call home.
Albany, the state capital, is 280 miles (451 kilometers) east of Jamestown, while Buffalo is 55 miles (89 kilometers) to the north.
If you’re looking for an indoors experience in Jamestown, spend an afternoon at the Roger Tory Peterson Institute and the Lucy-Desi Museum. Of all the museums around, these venues are two of the more talked about.
It’s impossible to know what makes a place tick until you know its past; luckily Jamestown has preserved the Chautauqua Institution, one of its most significant history buildings and sites. It’s well worth visiting this site and also other preserved old buildings for a history lesson about the people and events that shaped this region.
One of the most fun-filled family days out in Jamestown is Chautauqua Belle Steamboat. Don't miss the chance to visit this fun-filled and exciting attraction, offering ear-to-ear smiles for the whole family.
Spend a day or an entire week gliding down the runs of Jamestown’s ski resorts. Peek'n Peak Ski Resort features the area’s most popular runs and facilities.
Culture vultures will find plenty to cheer about at the Chautauqua Amphitheater, among the premier live venues in Jamestown. Jamestown locals love the arts, so check the guides to see who’s performing while you’re in town.
Golf nuts will love Chautauqua Golf Club, the best place to work on your swing around Jamestown. Rent some gear from the pro shop, and challenge the course average, then end the day in the clubhouse bar sharing a cold beer with friendly locals.