Olcott Beach is the perfect destination for a couple who’s just tied the knot. There are romantic restaurants, cozy bed and breakfasts and exceptional wineries to experience. Looking to get away and enjoy the company of your spouse? Here’s an itinerary designed specifically for young couples.
Stay at the Brookins Inn
Bathe in sunlight as you wake up in the The Butterfield Suite, which features a luxurious bed, full modern kitchen and a spacious bathroom with a shower and bathtub.
Taste the Niagara Wine Trail
Take a scenic ride through one of the most storied wine regions in the country. Sample the wines at local favorites such as Schulze Vineyards & Winery, Chateau Niagara and Leonard Oakes Estate Winery.
Eat at Mariner's Landing
Treat yourselves to a surf and turf dinner. Order an appetizer to share with drinks before your dinner comes. The atmosphere encourages conversation and the waitstaff is warm and welcoming.
Get Dessert and Watch the Sunset
Enjoy a change of scenery after dinner and order a delicious banana split to share or choose from over 20 flavors of hard ice cream. Sit and take in the view over Lake Ontario with your loved one to end a perfect day.
Let’s be honest, family vacations are expensive. You don’t always have the extra income to spend on a lavish holiday to a tropical island for a family of five. That doesn’t mean you can’t have any fun when the kids are off from school. Olcott Beach is the ideal family vacation spot with inexpensive food, lodging and attractions. You went here as a kid, so start making memories with your own children.
Rent The Lake House for a Weekend
The Convenience Cottages are large enough to fit your large family. You can even invite extended family for a reunion right on Lake Ontario. Your little ones will enjoy their own bedrooms with space to play.
Take the Kids to the Carousel Park
You don’t have to break your vacation budget at a large, crowded amusement park. Create memories one quarter at a time at the historic Carousel Park with 25¢ rides.
Picnic in Krull Park
Pack up some sandwiches or bring some dogs and burgers to fire up on the grill in Krull Park. There are baseball diamonds, playgrounds, soccer fields and a beachfront area so you and your family can enjoy the beautiful outdoors.
Grab a Late-night Snack at Bye’s Popcorn
Cap off a fun-filled day at a true staple of Olcott. Bye’s Popcorn serves up the freshest and best-tasting kettle cooked popcorn. If the kids are in the mood for something a little sweeter, Bye’s caramel corn is sure to satisfy.
Olcott Beach and Newfane, NY offers the peace and quiet you desire for a relaxing weekend getaway. But don’t worry, if you’re looking for entertainment to shake things up a bit, we’ve got that too with outdoor concerts, fireworks, shopping and much more. Here are some suggestions to make a more mature couple’s Olcott stay the best it can be.
Stay at the Hendrick’s House
The coziest bed and breakfast in Olcott and Newfane is perfect for early risers. Get treated to a full breakfast in the morning so you’re ready to take in all the scenic beauty the area has to offer.
Take a Tour of the Van Horn Mansion
Filled with historical significance, the Van Horn Mansion can be experienced with a guided tour. Take photos of the Parisian stained glass for only a suggested donation of $5.
Enjoy a Lunch at The Orchard Tea Room
Murphy Orchards features a beautiful tea room in a farmhouse that serves delicious lunch specials, tea, appetizers, specialty beverages and decadent desserts.
Listen to the National Band Organ Rally
Take a load off as you enjoy some homemade ice cream and listen to the Stinson Ambassador Band Organ at Carousel Park. It’s the largest American-built organ that plays from paper scrolls.
Olcott Beach is home to some of the best fishing in the country. There are nature trails along Eighteen-Mile Creek and Burt Dam that allow for adventurous treks. Outdoorsmen and anglers of all skill levels can find something to do at Olcott and Newfane. We recommend the following itinerary for your next outdoor adventure.
Stay at the Captain’s Corner Cottages
They’re conveniently located near the marina. After just a short walk you’re ready to board a charter boat or your own vessel and get right out on the open water.
Catch Your Share at Fisherman’s Park
Cast your line out in Eighteen-Mile Creek for trout or salmon. Then travel up to Burt Dam to land the biggest salmon of your life.
Fuel up at Mariner’s Landing
Order up a prime rib dinner with a cold draft pint at this local favorite. Eat outside with refreshing views of the lake. There are daily specials, seafood platters and fish fry served every day.
Hike up the Trail at Burt Dam
Become closer to nature as you trek along the hiking trail near Burt Dam. Catch glimpses of local wildlife and photograph the scenic forest all while taking in the fresh air.
Looking to get away with your best girls? Olcott Beach is a great spot for a girls weekend. The Niagara Wine Trail is also a great destination for bachelorette parties or bridal showers. There’s no better place to catch up with old friends than Olcott and Newfane. Awesome food, breathtaking scenery and fantastic wine make for the girls weekend of a lifetime.
Unpack and Unwind at Dee’s Bungalow
A cozy cottage just steps away from the scenic Lake Ontario shore is the perfect place for rest and relaxation during your girls getaway weekend.
Shop the Boardwalk at the Lakeview Village Shoppes
There are quaint shops alongside the shores of Lake Ontario that feature locally crafted fashions and handmade jewelry.
Taste and Discover the Niagara Wine Trail
You may need to spread this over the course of a few days. There are so many outstanding wineries in the area that you and your friends can’t miss. Every tasting is a party.
Pick the Freshest Fruit at Murphy Orchard
Stock up on apples as you and your girlfriends fill up baskets with a variety of locally grown fruit at the oldest orchard in the area.
You and your buddies deserve some time to kick back and let loose. Olcott Beach is quiet enough for relaxation time, but busy enough so you and your friends won’t get bored. There are outdoor activities aplenty, satisfying foods and great beer all over. You can even tour local breweries as part of your bachelor party weekend.
Bunk In at the Cottages on West Main
You and your buddies can set up camp in one of our charming Convenience Cottages including the Fletcher, Harbor and Franklin houses.
Charter a Fishing Boat with Thrillseeker Charters
There’s no better way to spend a Saturday afternoon with your best buds than getting out on the open water, enjoying a cold beverage and fishing for walleye, bass and salmon.
Play a Round and Have a Pint at the Newfane Pro-Am and Blarney Stone
This par 3 course is fully lit - so you'll never have to choose between a day of fishing and a round of golf! Hole distances are a walkable at 125 to 200 yards, but carts are available. Before or after golf. the Guinness is on tap and the grill is on!
Rev Your Engines at a Saturday Night Car Show
See classic muscle cars, hot rods and modern sports cars from all over the area gather in downtown Olcott Beach for the weekly auto show.