Where to Stay in The Village of Medina

If you don’t call Medina home, are if you’re looking for a staycation, then a stay at the Hart House Hotel is a must! Once your accommodations are in order, it’ time to begin your day of exploring the Village of Medina.

How to Spend a Day in the Village of MedinaBreakfast and a Coffee

Conveniently located right next to the Hart House Hotel, arguable one of Medina’s most popular venues is the Shirt Factory. While not an actual t-shirt factory, you’ll instead find a fun little restaurant boasting a rotating seasonal menu of drinks, coffee and of course, menu items. Enjoy of their seasonal coffees with quick bite to eat or stay and enjoy an easy-going slow-paced brunch.

Time for Shopping!

There are multiple different shops you can enjoy along the main strip of Medina, however a few that we feel are a must which include English Rose Tea Shoppe, Ellen J Goods and Herbalty Cottage.

  • English Rose Tea Shoppe – Here you can find a large selection of different loose-leaf teas, the shop is filled with the aromatics of teas, and you are sure to find a few new teas to take home with you so that you can continue to enjoy the flavors of Medina for months to come.
  • Ellen J. Goods – So much more than your typical home goods store, Ellen J. Goods is sure to have something for everyone. From modern pieces, to antiques, furniture, décor as well as multiple workshops including painting and décor, you can easily spend hours enjoying this small-town shop.
  • Herbalty Cottage – Another great way to being some The Village of Medina home with you, Herbalty Cottage boasts a long list of different olive oils, balsamic vinegars, Himalayan salt lamps, as well as a plethora of organic herbs, all of which are sure to elevate your cooking to include some of the freshest flavors.

Time for Lunch

You can’t visit New York without enjoying a good wood fired pizza and luckily you can find a great little spot in the heart of the Village of Medina. Avanti Pizza & Wood Fired Kitchen boasts many menu options, from their wood fired pizzas to appetizers, pastas, salads and sandwiches piled high with different toppings that will leave your mouth watering. If you’re up for a short walk, you can get your meal to go and walk over to State Street Park to enjoy lunch with a view, or if you’d like a break, simply enjoy a dine in experience.

Time for Some Fun

If you’re looking for a little more adrenaline than browsing through the shops of Main Street, then this is for you. Head over to 810 Axes for a thrilling, adrenaline pumping experience. This is the only axe throwing in not only The Village of Medina but also the surrounding areas and draws a lot of attention from both locals as well as tourists, however as such a sought-after activity, you may want to reserve your adventure ahead of time.


Chances are, all that axe throwing burnt through a lot of energy and you’ve found yourself hungry even just a few hours after lunch, no worries! Arguably the best Mexican food for miles, Mariachi De Oro is sure to hit the spot. From authentic Oaxacan food to hand crafted drinks, this is easily one of the most popular places to grab dinner within the Village.

Night Cap

As you start to walk back to Hart House Hotel  and are thinking about bringing your day in The Village of Medina to a close, even though dinner might have been accompanied by a drink, you may find yourself wanting a night cap and there’s no better place to end the day than where it all began. Make your way back to the Shirt Factory, they’re cocktails are out of this world, Instagram worth drinks that taste even better than they look, even if you think that might be possible.

We hope you enjoyed your day exploring The Village Medina!

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