Chautauqua County, NY

Explore Western New York’s magnificent lakes, unique outdoor experiences, top-notch wineries, one-of-a-kind cultural centers, and engaging museums. With four distinct seasons, there are endless reasons to visit the Chautauqua-Lake Erie region all year long.

Chautauqua County is highlighted by five lakes including Lake Erie NY and Chautauqua Lake. Experience lake vacation pastimes such as boating, fishing, and paddlesports. Delight in a variety of outdoor recreation including, camping, hiking, cycling and mountain biking, golfing, and more. The Chautauqua-Lake Erie region is also home to an array of cultural opportunities including the Chautauqua Institution, National Comedy Center, Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz Museum, Robert H. Jackson Center, and Grape Discovery Center. Take advantage of shopping, dining, and craft beverage options such as Southern Tier Brewing Company throughout our region, including the 23 wineries collectively known as Lake Erie Wine Country. With renowned destinations, Chautauqua County has been a beloved vacation destination for adventure, entertainment, the arts, history, and leisure learning for more than 140 years. Start planning your adventure!

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