|DESIGNATION:||DESTINATION CITY||COORDINATES:||42°.09' N, -79°.23' W|
|ARRIVAL DATE:||Sun., Sept, 23||PUBLIC LOCATION:||3rd St. and Lafayette St.|
For quality of life, Jamestown, NY ranks high as one of the best places in the world to live and work or visit. Excellent schools and colleges, abundant arts education and performance opportunities, and safe and friendly neighborhoods make Jamestown a wonderful community to call "home".
Visitors and residents alike rave about the famous attractions. The Lucy-Desi Center for Comedy and museum honors the birthplace of Lucille Ball. The Robert H. Jackson Center focuses on the life and legacy of its namesake, former Supreme Court justice and chief prosecutor of the Nuremburg trials. Nature lovers thrill at visits to the Roger Tory Peterson Institute and the Jamestown Audubon Center and Sanctuary. History buffs are fascinated by the Fenton History Center and sports enthusiasts love the Jamestown Savings Bank Ice Arena. The Downtown Jamestown Development Corporations hosts a year-long series of events from concerts to parades and the exciting Fireball Run.
Jamestown offers all the advantages of city living combined with the beauty and recreational opportunities of the rural experience including nearby ski resorts, acclaimed golf courses, nature preserves and water sports on Chautauqua Lake. Shops, dining, entertainment , lack of congestion, affordable homes of great character, and so much more are part of the urban experience.
World renowned Chautauqua Institution is within 18 miles. A world-class arena offering concerts, NAHL hockey, figure-skating, walking track, fitness programs and more is found in the convenient downtown.
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