Sylvan-Verona Beach

Sylvan-Verona Beach

Sylvan-Verona Beach Resort Area is located on the Eastern side of Oneida Lake.  Get a taste for what this park has to offer from its sandy beaches to its amusement park!  Sylvan-Verona Beach accommodates all ages, so everyone can find something to do.

History

A village in Oneida County, Sylvan Beach is snuggled away in upstate New York’s vast lands of greenery.  Founded in about 1840, the small town makes the use of trains and ferries as public transportation.  Adjacent to the Erie Canal and located on the east shore of Oneida Lake, the beach was originally used as a shipping port.  That has since changed from 1820 onwards, and the beach is used more for recreational purposes.

Historical Places: Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2009, Sylvan Beach Union Chapel was originally opened on July 3, 1887.  It is an interdenominational church.  Many worship services have been held there since its opening.
*fun fact: the film “The Sterile Cuckoo” features the Sylvan Beach Union Chapel

Contact Information:
Sylvan-Verona Beach
Resort Association
PO Box 515
Sylvan Beach, NY 13157

Recreation

The beach resort offers many activities like golfing, arcading, a zoo, an amusement park, and the lighthouse.

Activities:
Blue Lagoon Adventure Golf (315) 762-4079: Bring your family and friends and join in on a little game of golf!  Parties and other events can be arranged by phone call.
Carello’s Carousel Arcade (315) 762-4361: The arcade features many games including “Zoltar,” and “Wizard of Oz!”  Arcade also has photo booths, skee-ball, the latest games and great prizes.
Fort Rickey Children’s Discovery Zoo (315) 336-1930: This zoo is very children oriented and has many exotic animals.  The zoo features a waterplay and petting area, pony rides, and animal shows.
Sylvan Beach Amusement Park (315) 762-5212: With 24 rides—rollar coaster and all—the Sylvan Beach Amusement Park has many places to eat, shop, and be entertained.
*open May-September with free admission
Verona Beach Lighthouse: Recently restored, this historical lighthouse was originally constructed in 1915, and overlooks Oneida Lake.
*located 4th Avenue off Forest Avenue in Verona Beach

Where to Eat:
Beach Hut (fast food): (315) 762-5212
Canalview Café (seafood, pasta, and steaks):  (315) 762-5623
Captain John’s Restaurant (seafood, pasta): (315) 762-9949
Cinderella’s Café (seafood buffet): (315) 762-4280
Crazy Clam Steak and Seafood House (seafood, steak): (315) 762-2526
Eddie’s Restaurant (family-style dining): (315) 762-4269
Flashback Café (classic burgers and milkshakes): (315) 813-5019
Gary’s Restaurant (family-style dining): (315) 762-5516
Harpoon Eddie’s: (315) 762-5238
Joe’s New York Pizzeria (pizza, wings, subs and calzones): (315) 762-4848
Pizza King (char-grilled wings): (315) 762-4444
Schneible’s Restaurant and Bar (seafood, steak, pasta, chicken, private parties): (315) 762-4357
Sea Shell Inn (seafood, steak, ribs, and sandwiches): (315) 762-4606
The Spaghetti Factory (Italian and American): (315) 762-9948
Yesterday’s Royal (prime rib, seafood, and pasta): (315) 762-4677

Camping:
Lazy K-RV Ranch (315) 675-8100: Equipped with a swimming pool, recreational room, games, paddle kart, boat, kayak and trailer rentals.  Rates depend on the season.
Lone Pine Campground and Marina (315) 762-5544: Located in the village of Sylvan Beach, the campground is an easy walk to anything from the beach to the amusement park.
Paradise Cove (315) 762-0210: Though this park is not a campground, it overlooks the water and is a private getaway!
Ta-Ga-Soke Campgrounds (315) 245-1744: The campgrounds include waterfront campsites and cabin rentals.
The Landing Campground (315) 245-9951: Located on Fish Creek, this camping site includes a Laundromat, restrooms, children’s playgrounds, and boat and canoe services.
Treasure Isle RV Park (315) 245-5228: Newly created and on Fish Creek, Treasure Isle RV Park has over a mile of waterfront views and has 66 sites.

Shops:
A&A Treasures (315) 761-4005: A&A Treasures has 40 various shops that visotors can by anything from antiques to jewelry.
Uncle Joe’s Trading Post (315) 813-5002: Filled with unusual and original pieces, antiques, and collectables.

Sylvan-Verona Beach has many other amenities to make their guests feel at home.  The town has many places that are pet-friendly and children-friendly.

References

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