National Comedy Center Named A “Top 25 Family Weekend Getaway”

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JAMESTOWN, NY (WNY News Now) – The National Comedy Center has been named a “Top 25 Family Weekend Getaways” by U.S. News and World Report.

The National Comedy Center made the list alongside Disneyland, a performing arts venue in New York City, a cruise in Alaska, the Rocky Mountains and the San Francisco waterfront.

“We know how much families love to laugh together at the National Comedy Center,” stated National Comedy Center Executive Director Journey Gunderson in a statement. “We’re so pleased that U.S. News & World Report recognizes that we have a world-class, national destination here in Western New York, with so much for visitors of all ages to enjoy and experience together – across all genres and eras of comedy. For all those who love to laugh, the National Comedy Center is the perfect weekend getaway.”

The National Comedy Center is one of only eight destinations in the Northeast on the family weekend getaway list and one of only three destinations located in New York State.

Within the Comedy Center’s galleries, more than 50 interactive exhibits and immersive experiences employ cutting-edge technology to showcase the story of comedy from its origins to the present day; featuring exclusive collections, archival documents, rare artifacts, and multi-media presentations.


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