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Chautauqua County

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Plan Your Fall Getaway to Western New York

Celebrate fall and experience the many different flavors and colors of the season in Chautauqua County. Savor the fruits of the season at harvest festivals, farm markets and wineries. Take a class during the Colors of Chautauqua learning festival. Delight in the aroma of America's Grape Country, the oldest Concord grape growing region in the world. Engage in history with museum tours. Explore the Amish countryside. Shop for the holidays and start preparing for winter fun. Browse the website, order a Visitors Guide or view it online, and plan your adventure.

The World's Vacation Learning Center

Plan a learning adventure during Chautauqua County's season long learning festival. Choose from dozens of experiences in culinary, creative, and cultural subjects. Some workshops take place in an informal classroom setting while others are hands-on work experiences or tours. Click here for a schedule of experiences offered during the Colors of Chautauqua. Individual workshops vary in time and cost and many take place out in the field. Check details for appropriate dress.

Visitor Information

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.   

Check out Map My Chautauqua, a link that let's you find recreation and visitor opportunities on an interactive map, and Visit Chautauqua, a downloadable app for help in planning your trip.


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