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Travel to Chautauqua Lake, NY

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Let’s talk about travel to Chautauqua Lake, NY!

This place, located in Western, NY, and is kind of a hidden gem.

While back in the day it was a summer playground to many of the nation’s wealthy, it is still a popular place for locals and other people in the area. The lake itself is stunning, and there are plenty of things to do including getting out on the lake, visiting Lake Erie Wine Country, and enjoying a stay at a nice hotel along the shore.

So in this podcast episode, we’re talking about where to stay and explore near Chautauqua Lake!

Have you been here before? What is your favorite thing to do here? Let us know in the comments or you can reach us on Twitter @wwhoneymoon, Instagram @worldwidehoneymoon, or email [email protected].

21 Brix - Chautauqua Lake - Hand holding a white wine glass with 21 Brix engraved on it in front of grape vines

Time Stamps Travel to Chautauqua Lake, NY:

  • 0:18- Intro
  • 0:35- Updates/chat
  • 12:03- Topic intro: Travel to Chauatauqua Lake, NY
  • 12:29- Thoughts prior to arrival
  • 14:28- First impressions
  • 16:47- How to get there
  • 17:54- Where to stay
  • 18:57- When to visit
  • 20:35- Things to do in Chautauqua Lake
  • 30:09- Best meal at Chautauqua Lake, NY
  • 32:31- Would we go back?
  • 34:38-Wrap up

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Thank you to Chautauqua Harbor Hotel for hosting us this weekend. All opinions are our own.

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Travel to Chautauqua Lake NY

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Jamie Swanson

Monday 20th of September 2021

I own a shop in Bemus Point so my heart sank when you said you didn't have time to stop in Bemus Point. I would highly recommend a day in Bemus Point starting with Breakfast at the Bemus Point Inn, a couple hours enjoying the shops and an Ice Cream at the Bemus Market, enjoy rentals from Bemus Bay Water Toys, Golfing, excellent food at EBC, Village Casino, Seezur House, and a famous "Rocker" drink while rocking in the rocking chairs at the Lenhart Hotel, a ride on the Ferry, and an amazing Sunset view.


Monday 27th of September 2021

I know, we had such a short amount of time there, and we were sad we couldn't make it there either! Always a reason to come back!

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