Chautauqua County, the World's Vacation Learning Center
Come out, play, and engage your mind, body and spirt in western New York. Chautauqua County's five lakes, numerous rivers and streams, rolling hills and hiking trails, vineyards and wine trail are waiting to welcome you. The region is home to Chautauqua Institution, Lily Dale Assembly, Roger Tory Peterson Institute, Lucille Ball-Desi Arnaz Center for Comedy, Peek'n Peak Resort, and Lake Erie Wine Country along with a variety of museums, Victorian and lakeside villages, and venues for learning. See our suggestions for Things to Do and See Along Lake Erie.
Request a Visitors Guide and start planning your summer learning vacation to Chautauqua. See the 2013 summer schedules for Chautauqua Institution and the Lily Dale Assembly.
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