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Reasons to Visit Chautauqua County This Winter

Chautauqua County is directly in the path of lake effect snow storms that gather strength over Lake Erie and can drop more than 200 inches of snow annually. More often than not, the holidays are welcomed with a carpet of white ...
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Eat fresh and local this fall in Chautauqua County, NY

By Loren Mayshark Recently, I had the good fortune to attend the annual fall farm to table dinner at the Athenaeum Hotel in Chautauqua Institution.  It perfectly symbolized the close relationship we have with the farmers in western New York through ...
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Hidden Gems for Fall and Holiday Shopping in Chautauqua County, NY

By Michele Meleen Holiday shopping can sometimes feel more like a chore than an experience in giving. But, thanks to the slow, rural pace of western New York and some smart local business owners, this holiday shopping season can be fun ...
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10 Best Fall Sightseeing Stops around Chautauqua Lake

By Margot Russell The timeless tradition of driving the entire way around Chautauqua Lake has been a favorite pastime of area residents for generations. There’s not a whole lot of planning involved: you just pile in the car when the colors of fall start ...
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Celebrating the Harvest in Western New York – America’s Grape Country

by Stephanie Schuckers Burdo Along the eastern shores of Lake Erie, “harvest” means grapes and from mid-September through the end of October, it’s the primary thought on everyone’s mind. In this region--known as America’s Grape Country--the quintessential harvest experience is to ...
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