Seaway Directions

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General Orientation:

If you are coming to Dunkirk/Fredonia via the NYS Thruway, use Exit 59, which will bring you to the intersection of NYS Route 60 and Vineyard Drive.  If you're headed to the Clarion, turn right onto Route 60, and follow the directions below.  If you're headed to the Comfort Inn or the Best Western, proceed straight on Vineyard Drive; you'll see these hotels just ahead.  If you're headed to the Days Inn or White Inn, turn left onto Route 60 and follow the directions below.  If your headed to campus, proceed straight on Vineyard Drive.  It will end at Central Avenue.  Turn left onto Central Avenue, and proceed about 1/3 mile to the main campus entrance; then, follow the directions below.

If you're coming to Dunkirk/Fredonia via NYS Route 60 from the Southern Tier Expressway, Route 60 intersects US Route 20 just east of Fredonia, and about 1/2 mile south of NYS Thruway Exit 59.  If you're headed to the White Inn, turn left onto Route 20 and proceed about 1 mile to the center of the village.  If you're headed to the Clarion, stay on Route 60, headed north, and follow the directions below.  If you're headed to the Comfort Inn, the Best Western, or campus, follow Route 60 to Vineyard Drive (opposite Exit 59), and turn left onto Vineyard Drive (see above).  The Days Inn will be on your left just before you get to the NYS Thruway.  

Clarion Hotel:

From NYS Thruway Exit 59 to the Clarion: Turn right onto Route 60 north.  It becomes Main Street in the City of Dunkirk.  It ends at NYS Route 5, aka Lake Shore Drive.  Turn left (west) onto Lake Shore Drive, and proceed about 1/4 mile; the Clarion will be on your right.

From the Clarion to campus: Exit the Clarion by turning right onto Lake Shore Drive.  Proceed less than 1/4 mile to the first traffic light, at Central Avenue.  Turn left onto Central Avenue, heading south.  Proceed about 2.4 miles to the main campus entrance; see below.

Comfort Inn/Best Western:

From NYS Thruway Exit 59, follow Vineyard Drive west; the Comfort Inn is on your left and the Best Western is on your right.

To the Clarion: Proceed back to Route 60, turn left onto Route 60, and follow the directions above to the Clarion.

To campus: Follow Vineyard Drive west (away from the NYS Thruway entrance).  It will end at Central Avenue.  Turn left onto Central Avenue, and proceed about 1/3 mile to the main campus entrance; then, follow the directions below.

White Inn:

From NYS Thruway Exit 59, turn left onto Route 60 south, and continue on Route 60 south about 1/2 mile, to the intersection with U.S. Route 20.  Turn right onto Route 20, and follow it west about 1 mile.  The White Inn will be on your right, just as you reach downtown Fredonia.

To campus or the Clarion: Ask for directions to Central Avenue.  Follow Central Avenue north.  The main campus entrance will be on your left.  To get to the Clarion, continue on Central Avenue about 2.4 miles, until it ends at Lake Shore Drive (NYS Route 5).  Turn right onto Lake Shore Drive; the Clarion is just ahead on the left.

Days Inn:

From  NYS Thruway Exit 59, turn left onto Route 60 south and the Days Inn will be on your right.

To the Clarion: Turn left onto Route 60, and follow the directions above to the Clarion.

To campus: Turn left onto Route 60 and at the first light turn left onto Vineyard Drive west (away from the NYS Thruway entrance).  It will end at Central Avenue.  Turn left onto Central Avenue, and proceed about 1/3 mile to the main campus entrance; then, follow the directions below.

SUNY Fredonia:

Use the main campus entrance from Central Avenue.  You'll be on University Parkway.  Turn left at the first intersection onto Academic Avenue.  Proceed south on Academic Avenue.  As you do, you'll pass Thompson Hall on your right. Fenton Hall (where the Saturday afternoon program will take place) is next and you should park in the lots around Fenton Hall.  Then walk between Fenton Hall and Houghton Hall (the next building) and past Reed Library on your right.  Then you will turn right and go into McEwen Hall.  The Saturday morning program will take place in McEwen Hall - refer to campus map.  There will be a registration table in the lobby. 

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