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our Chautauqua County in southwestern New York! Book a narrated boat tour on Chautauqua Lake, explore Lake Erie’s lighthouses, smell the Concord grapes, taste award-winning wines, visit New York’s Amish Trail and learn about national figures with local roots at history centers celebrating Roger Tory Peterson, Robert H. Jackson, Lucille Ball and more. The National Comedy Center is scheduled to open this year in Lucille Ball’s hometown of Jamestown, NY. The Center will feature more than 50 exhibits dedicated to comedy. Each summer Chautauqua Institution, a national historic landmark, offers opera, live theater, ballet, symphony orchestras and popular concerts. Chautauqua Belle Photo courtesy of: Chautauqua County Visitors Bureau

Info & Services Allegany County Tourism Crossroads Commerce & Conference Ctr. 6087 State Route 19N Belmont, NY 14813 (585)268-7443/F: (585)268-7473 E-mail: Contact: Gretchen Hanchett Cattaraugus County Economic Development, Planning and Tourism 303 Court Street Little Valley, NY 14755 (800)331-0543/F: (716)938-2779 E-mail: Contact: Crystal Abers Chautauqua County Visitors Bureau Main Gate Welcome Center Chautauqua, NY 14722 (716)357-4569/F: (716)357-2284 E-mail: Contact: Connee B. Brown Great Lakes Seaway Trail, Inc. P.O. Box 660 Sackets Harbor, NY 13685 (315)646-1000 E-mail:


Chautauqua Belle A Chautauqua Receptive

Paul Stage 716-485-6949 Michael Smith 716-269-2355

Come aboard as we regale you with history of the Lake communities, tales of steamboat past and a front row seat of the shoreline. Let us package your groups stay with hotels & attractions.

Chautauqua Institution Laurie Paterniti-Stanton The Chautauqua Institution is the pre-eminent model of life-long learning in a beautiful resort 1 Massey Avenue, P.O. Box 28 716-357-6402 setting overlooking Chautauqua Lake, offering a Chautauqua, NY 14722 F: 716-357-9014 wide array of cultural and recreational activities. Dunkirk Historical Lighthouse and Veterans Park Museum P.O. Box 69, Dunkirk, NY 14048

Observe the original 1857 3rd order Fresnel David Briska lens on the observation deck and explore 10 716-366-5050 rooms of Lake Erie nautical and US Veterans

Grape Discovery Center 8305 West Main Rd. (Rte. 20) Westfield, NY 14787

Christina McKane 716-326-2003

displays followed by a lighthouse grounds tour.

The official Visitor’s Center for the NYS Lake Erie Concord Grape Belt Heritage Area. Visit and taste local grape juice and wine, explore the exhibits and shop for grapey gifts.

Lily Dale Assembly, Inc. Susan Glasier 5 Melrose Park, P.O. Box 248 716-595-8721 Lily Dale, NY 14752 F: 716-595-2442

World’s largest center for the religion of Spiritualism and Spiritual development. Situated on one of Cassadaga’s beautiful lakes, a peaceful and welcoming experience.

Lucille Ball Desi Arnaz Museum Laurie Stanton Open 7 days a week, the Lucy Desi 2 West 3rd Street 716-484-0800 x308 Museum features re-created sets, Lucille Jamestown, NY 14701 F: 716-484-9373 Ball’s Emmy awards, dresses, rare memorabilia, and more. Roger Tory Peterson Institute 311 Curtis Street Jamestown, NY 14701

Jane Johnson 716-665-2473

Roger Tory Peterson Institute offers nature art, conservation and education exhibits and programs in the spirit of Peterson’s enduring legacy.

The Summer Wind Liz Kaltenbach P.O. Box 514 716-763-7447 Celoron, NY 14720 F: 716-664-4944

On beautiful Chautauqua Lake, our vessel is docked at the Lucille Ball Memorial Park.Daily cruises including sightseeing, lunch, brunch, pizza, dinner and more!

Webb’s Year-Round Resort Mary Anne Culligan 125 West Lake Rd. 716-753-2161 Mayville, NY 14757 F: 716-753-1395

50 room hotel with restaurant on Chautauqua Lake. Close to Chautauqua Institution, Wineries, Lucy-Desi Museum and Amish Country. Free Continental Breakfast.


Athenaeum Hotel 3 South Lake Drive Chautauqua, NY 14722

Lucille Ball Comedy Festival August 3-6, 2018 ~ Jamestown, NY Photo courtesy of: Chautauqua County Visitors Bureau



Laurie Paterniti-Stanton 716-357-6269 F: 716-357-6284

Peek’n Peak Resort Kim Kantola 1405 Olde Road 716-355-4141 x7414 Clymer, NY 14724 F: 716-355-4553

Historic circa 1881 Victorian hotel, 155 rooms with modern amenities, on Chautauqua Lake, in the heart of Chautauqua Institution. Groups welcome, fine casual dining and packages. 108 room resort, 80+ condos, skiing/snowboarding. A championship golf course, segways, luxury spa, pool, mini golf, 5 restaurants. Archery, Mountain Biking, Adventure Course & Ziplines!


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