Play, Laugh and Learn in Chautauqua County, New York
Let us mail you a FREE 2019 Chautauqua County Travel Guide so you can start planning a summer #TourChautauqua adventure. This 96-page guide will help maximize your trip with information about attractions like the National Comedy Center, Chautauqua Institution, Peek’n Peak Resort and Lake Erie Wine Country plus our five amazing lakes including Lake Erie and Chautauqua Lake. Research lodging, dining, and shopping. Learn about upcoming events and utilize the pull-out map of the entire Chautauqua-Lake Erie Region as you explore our corner of Western New York.
Victorian-era travelers were among the first to vacation in the Chautauqua-Lake Erie Region
Several unique experiences coupled with the unrivaled natural beauty of the Chautauqua-Lake Erie Region have sustained an active flow of summer vacationers since 1874, the year Chautauqua Institution was founded. For more than 140 years, Chautauqua County has welcomed tens of thousands of visitors each summer, many of whom plan vacations motivated by experiencing these heritage attractions.
Two New Hotels Give Visitors More Lodging Options Than Ever Before
Step one, decide you’re coming. Step two, secure lodging.
The DoubleTree by Hilton Jamestown, NY
The newly re-imagined DoubleTree by Hilton Jamestown features 147 guest rooms, all with views of historic Jamestown. Guests will enjoy walking to the many attractions and dining options also located within the downtown corridor.
Dine-in at the DoubleTree’s own Pearl City Hops Restaurant & Tavern, pictured, which offers refined gastropub cuisine, regional craft beer, craft cocktails, and live music events on their street-level patio.
A stylish 4,100 square foot ballroom plus flexible event space is perfect for weddings, business conferences and other special events. Professional event staff will help make the experience seamless.
Other hotel amenities include an indoor pool, fitness center, complimentary 24-hour business center, secure parking and free WiFi for Hilton Honors Members.
Chautauqua Harbor Hotel, Celoron, NY
Nestled on the Lake in the historic town of Celoron, Chautauqua Harbor Hotel features 135 deluxe guest rooms and suites- many with patios and a lakeview.
The Lakehouse Tap & Grille is a full-service restaurant, offering breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The Carousel Bar, open seasonally, is the perfect place to meet friends for a wood-fired pizza and local microbrews.
With 12,000 square feet of meeting space, Chautauqua Harbor Hotel can easily accommodate weddings, corporate meetings, and special events. Other hotel amenities include indoor and outdoor pools, a state-of-the-art fitness center, free parking, and complimentary WI-FI.
39th Annual Strawberry Festival: Merritt Estate Winery
June 8 – 9
Lily Dale Assembly Program Season Begins
June 21 – Sept. 1
Chautauqua Institution’s 146th Program Season
June 22 – Aug. 25
LECOM Health Challenge, PGA Web.Com Tour at Peek’n Peak Resort
Roger Tory Peterson Institute Presents: Wild America Nature Festival at Panama Rocks Scenic Park July 27-28
75th Annual Gerry Rodeo: The Oldest Consecutively Running Rodeo East of the Mississippi!
July 31 – Aug. 3
National Comedy Center Presents: The Lucille Ball Comedy Festival
Dunkirk Great Lakes Off Shore Grand Prix
5th Annual Chautauqua Gran Fondo