Tag: Chautauqua County

Breathtaking Overlooks, a Fairy Trail, Wooded Forests and Wildlife – A Guide to Chautauqua County Hiking

Chautauqua County is home to an expansive and diverse network of multi-use trails and scenic parks. Perfect for hiking, geocaching and mountain biking during the warmer months and snowshoeing and cross-country skiing during the winter, these trails pass through wooded

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12 Waterfront Activities That Will Make Your Summer

Summer is here and it’s time for flip-flops, fishing poles, straw hats and patio hopping. To make your hunt for that perfect summer outing a little easier, we’ve put together a list of 12 fantastic things to do along the

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Shining Light on Chautauqua County’s Lesser Known History

Guest blog by Aurora Treacy in partnership with SUNY Jamestown Community College’s Writing for Electronic Media course. Chautauqua County is full of timeless stories and events that are worth being shared. Many associate Chautauqua County with Lucille Ball’s lasting legacy,

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Guide to Celebrating the Fourth of July in the Chautauqua-Lake Erie Region

Guest Blog By Mark Stevens Oooooh! Aaaaah! They are the two most distinguished sounds of a spectacular 4th of July fireworks display lighting the night sky. As we gear up to celebrate America’s 242nd birthday and commemorate the adoption of

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A Perfect Springtime Family Escape to Chautauqua County, New York

Horseback Trail Ride at Double DAB Stables

By Liz Cleland As the final signs of winter melt away, the mud starts to dry up and the flowers bloom, it’s safe to say spring has arrived in Chautauqua County. Have a sense of cabin fever? Need to get

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March Maple Madness: Celebrate Chautauqua’s Maple Syrup Bounty During NYS Maple Weekends

Maple Syrup Tap

By Margot Russell. Maple syrup occupies a sweet spot in our nation’s history. It was the Native Americans who showed the colonists the magic spewing from New England maple trees.  The early Americans used the sap to sweeten venison and

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Romantic Winter Dining in Chautauqua County

Sushi at Forte the Restaurant, Jamestown, NY

Guest blog by Loren Mayshark. Discover something new with your love this winter by showing how much you care with an escape to the bucolic charm of Chautauqua County. Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching but we invite you to turn

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Finding Hygge in the Chautauqua – Lake Erie Region

By Margot Russell, guest writer. In the midst of snow-filled days, we look for those “clean well-lighted” places written about by Ernest Hemingway—a place to escape when we’ve grown weary of our own four walls. In a similar tradition, the Scandinavians

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Craft Beverage Road Trip: Chautauqua-Lake Erie Region

Southern Tier Brewing Company, Lakewood, NY

The craft beverage scene is booming in Chautauqua County, New York, a destination that has been a long time praised for its wine region, Lake Erie Wine Country. Recent developments have led to a robust offering of craft breweries and farm

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Camping in Chautauqua County

Summer is the perfect time to explore the great outdoors. Get close to nature by planning a family camping experience. Not only is camping a less expensive alternative to other accommodation options, but it provides plenty of opportunities to engage

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