2018 approx. distances from camp - local food

This list is offered as a general guide, so that you may decide if you'd prefer to discover dinner on your own or need to find gluten free, or if you'd rather sign-up for the week-long dinner option at camp Sunday - Friday.  Most towns are very walkable.

As of 7/1/2017 ride sharing is allowed to operate upstate NY.  The overnight towns are small;  you may, or may not find drivers.



Camp to Food Distance – FANY 2018

Saturday = gathering day

dinner on own

1.9-3 milesEAST AURORA will be buzzing with a Sidewalk Festival and Homecoming Days. Lots of local restaurants and fast food.  Consider making a reservation?        Also, 42 North Brewing Company has small bites, sourced from local farms.

Sun = 1st day biking,  Dinner opt starts

½ mile local restaurants in GENESEO,  1.3 miles Village Tavern (outdoor deck)  2.25 miles fast food, pizza, Rancho Viejo, Applebee’s, Wegmans


¼ - ½  mile local restaurants in WATKINS GLEN, casual dining at Village Marina with outdoor seating, El Rancho Mexican, Thai Elephants, and at Rooster Fish Brewing & Beer Garden you can bring in food from Nickel’s Pit BBQ.


2.3 mi to local restaurants in AUBURN on Genesee St. & State St.,  2.4 mi to Wegmans,        Prison City Brewery has pub menu, sourced from local vendors, 1.2 miles to Nino's Pizza (near Harriet Tubman Home) & they deliver.

Wednesday (Half Week opt. begins)

½ mile - HAMILTON is charmingly walkable to local restaurants & pubs, Good Nature Brewery also offers local hard cider & draft root beer but doesn’t list a food menu.


¼ mile to Salvatore's Restaurant in HERKIMER. .4 mi to Sushi, Applebee’s & McD’s. 1 mile to Empire Diner & Yetti’s Pizza.  Or 1 mile to Waterfront Grille


last overnight

& last dinner opt.

.7 mile to various local restaurants in JOHNSTOWN on Main St., 1.8 mi to Applebee’s, Fast Food & Sam’s (good local restaurant)


Ride ends

.9 mi to SARATOGA Farmers Market (to get something to eat on return bus).  Approx 2 mi to Chipolte & TGIF & fast food by Exit 15 off I-87 for drivers.  Plenty of restaurants on Broadway.  Saratoga Brewing Company, & Druther’s Brewery in town.