The Chautauqua-Allegheny region reaches to the shores of Lake Erie and offers travelers a truly unique mix of cultural experiences, natural resources and the largest grape-growing region in the eastern United States.
Among the population of this region you'll find Native Americans and Amish residents. You can visit the Lucy-Desi Museum in Jamestown, NY, birthplace of Lucille Ball; and the Chautauqua Institution, a world-renowned center for arts, religion, recreation and education.
Swimming, boating, fishing and other water sports are available throughout the area on the shores of Lake Erie as well as Lake Chautauqua and Cassadaga, Findley and Bear Lakes. Follow the 20-mile Lake Erie Wine Trail to visit the area's local wineries and enjoy wine tasting and wonderful restaurants.