Make your next group tour destination Chautauqua Institution located in western New York.

Group Travel Tours

Your group can experience the unique mix that Chautauqua Institution has to offer with a trip designed for day-trippers, travelers on tight schedules, or those that want a structured or longer experience. We offer a variety of options for both small and large groups with varied interests and ages. Customize your trip and experience an elegant culinary event from the historic Athenaeum Hotel, stellar concerts, theater and opera performances, guided tours, lakeside activities, shopping, art galleries as well as enlightening speakers and classes.

Motor Coach Benefits:

  • Special 10-20% discounts and tiered pricing
  • Driver and one escort receive complimentary tickets and meals
  • Free motor coach parking
  • Complimentary shuttle service while at CHQ
  • Reserve concert tickets before they are available to the general public

Overnight Benefits:

  • Stay and dine at the historic Athenaeum Hotel 
  • Discounts of 10-20% off regular ticket prices with groups of 20 or more
  • Complimentary room for escort with a minimum of 20 rooms booked (subject to availability)
  • Complimentary shuttle service while at CHQ

Book your group travel tour and take advantage of our special rates. Customize your visit with the help of our trained staff by calling (716) 357-6269 or email Laurie Stanton at


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The American Bus Association (ABA) has designated Chautauqua Institution as one of the Top 100 Events in North America in 2013 and 2010.  

Road Scholar

CHQ has hosted Road Scholar programs for over 20 years and these trips have become a high demand way to visit CHQ. Road Scholar is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing extraordinary learning adventures for people 55 and over — at exceptional values. Their CHQ programs are held weekly throughout the season as well as in spring and fall. Travelers are able to not only experience all that CHQ has to offer but also to be able to hear from notable experts during morning classes exclusively for their Road Scholar group.

2017 Road Scholar Brochure


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