Order a Free Guide | View Online
Take a traditional summer vacation to Chautauqua County and spend a week or two by a lake - we have five! Bring the family or friends and stay at a cottage or vacation home. Experience Chautauqua Institution, the 2017 program season runs June 24-August 27. Rent a boat and enjoy fishing, sailing, waterskiing or cruising on the water. Hike Chautauqua Rails to Trails, the Overland Trails, or the Audubon Nature Center in Jamestown. Cycle a number of suggested routes around Chautauqua Lake, Findley Lake or Amish Country. Visit the Lucille Ball Desi Arnaz Museum and Center for Comedy. Go wine tasting at 23 wineries in Lake Erie Wine Country to choose from. Tour our many breweries or distilleries. Climb the steps at the Dunkirk Historical Lighthouse. There is so much to do, see and explore!
Be sure to sign up for our monthly e-newsletter to receive news about seasonal events. Also, like us and join the conversation on Facebook and Instagram.
The LECOM Health Challenge, the Chautauqua-Erie region's only professional golf event, returns to Peek'n Peak Resort on July 3-9, 2017 READ MORE
Maximize your vacation by taking advantage of stay and play offeres and combining unique experiences. READ MORE
B&B's, country inns, vacation homes, world-class resorts, cottages, campgrounds and hotels. Stay for a night, weekend, week or book and extended vacation. READ MORE
Beaches and swimming areas are abundant on Lake Erie, Chautauqua Lake, Cassadaga Lakes, and Bear Lake. more
The Roger Tory Peterson Institute, Jamestown Audubon Nature Center, Ripley Hawk Watch and several other great sites. more
Rent a boat or bring your own to enjoy sailing, fishing, water-skiing, a pontoon cruise, canoeing, kayaking, and rowing. more
Twelve suggested road cycling routes, as well as county and state trail areas for offroad experiences. more
Learn about our legendary bass, muskellunge, walleye and steelhead fisheries on area lakes and streams. more
"The Best Little Golf Town in America", according to Golf Digest, Nov. 2002. more
Visit some of the best Nature Attractions in the World!. more
Forested hiking and equestrian trails, lakeside parks and picnic areas, and spectacular scenic overlooks. more