Explore new passions.
Rethink the world.
Recharge your spirit.

A summer retreat for the mind, body and soul unlike any other, Chautauqua Institution is a unique lakeside destination mixing small-town charm with big-city culture – not to mention the most beautiful 36 holes in the area. For an unforgettable experience that truly has something for everyone, plan your perfect visit today.


Escape to exploration.

2019 Events and Activities at a Glance


Far more than a
room with a view

With amenities like fine-dining, quaint shops and charming gardens, many options are available for the over 100,000 annual visitors to Chautauqua Institution. With on-grounds accommodations ranging from hotels, inns, guest houses, single- and multi-family homes, condominiums and apartments, guests are able to choose a unique experience that suits them.


Start Planning Your Visit

Whether it's a weekend getaway or a week-long vacation, it's time to experience everything the Chautauqua Institution has to offer.