A Walking Map has been developed showing businesses and attractions within the Newark area to provide information for boaters as well as other visitors. The map can be found at the Visitor Center as well as other locations throughout the Village of Newark.
If you are traveling by boat along the Erie Canal, you will want to stop at "The Port of Newark" where you will find a visitors center and docking on both sides of the canal. The Visitors Center, located in T. Spencer Knight Park, provides restrooms including free shower and laundry facilities, electrical service, WI-FI, water and a pump-out station. There is also security lighting and surveillance. You will enjoy the park setting along the canal which offers picnic tables, a gazebo and benches for your pleasure. You may also enjoy taking a walk or bike ride on the nearby canal trail. The canal park is centrally located and within walking distance of many stores and restaurants.
If you enjoy camping, Whispering Winds is a family-oriented campground with 80 acres, over 130 sites, 2 cabins and a large tent area. All Sites are located on 80 acres with 3 ponds for catch and release fishing, as well as exploring. With an abundance of wild animals that wander the beautiful property there is a good chance you will forget you are less than a mile from numerous stores and restaurants. Visit their website or call 315-331-0786.
Bed & Breakfast
You may prefer to stay at Vintage Gardens Bed & Breakfast located at 310 High Street which is only a few blocks from Main Street. Visit their website or call (315)-331-6045 for more information. This location is near the public library, the Newark-Arcadia Historical Society Museum, Central Park, the post office and many stores and restaurants.