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Take the quintessential summer vacation to Chautauqua County and spend a week or two by a lake - we have five of them! Bring the family or a group of friends. Rent a boat and enjoy fishing, sailing, waterskiing or touring on the water. Compete in a race or triathlon. Go hiking or cycling. Learn to play golf or improve your game. There are plenty of ways for every member of your group to get out and play. See below for more information on boat rentals and marinas, beaches, fishing, golf courses, hiking trails, and more.
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Venture out on the lakes and trails of Chautauqua County. READ MORE
Take a cycling tour around Chautauqua Lake with the 2nd Annual Gran Fondo. READ MORE
Get out on the lake aboard a cruise ship, sailboat, kayak, paddleboard, and more. 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