Plan Your Spring Getaway
It’s almost spring in western New York. Time for maple syrup, bird migrations, spring skiing, some last minute snowmobiling (weather permitting), and the gradual transition to green grass, golf, fishing, new plantings and the opening of seasonal shops and restaurants.
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Celebrate Chautauqua in Bloom
Plan a visit during Chautauqua in Bloom, a season of learning and celebration of farms, food and drink, May 24 – June 20, 2014. Learn to appreciate and use locally grown foods, regional wines and local brews, while discovering Chautauqua's agricultural and grape heritage. Special learning experiences will be offered including popular workshops like Brewer for a Day at Southern Tier Brewing Company and Grow Your Own Hops at the Cornell Research Laboratory. Check the May/June calendar for details and workshop schedules.
The World's Vacation Learning Center
For over 140 years, Chautauqua has been a destination for vacation learning, a place for personal growth, a place that engages the mind, body and spirit. Start planning your summer learning vacation in Chautauqua. See Chautauqua Institution and the Lily Dale Assembly for news about the 2014 seasonal events.
Request a Visitors Guide and start planning your getaway to Chautauqua. For periodic news and events, sign up for our monthly e-newsletter, and for daily news and updates, like us and join the conversation on Facebook. Chautauqua County is located less than three hours from Cleveland, Pittsburgh, Rochester, Niagara Falls, and Toronto and within an easy drive from Buffalo and Erie.