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 Chautauqua
  • 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 Chautauqua

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 Scott Beresford at


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The American Bus Association (ABA) designated Chautauqua Institution as one of the Top 100 Events in North America in recent years.  

Road Scholar

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

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Chautauqua Travels

ChautauquaTravels NewOrleans logoChautauqua Travels is a one-of-a-kind group travel program offering unmatched curated experiences in the U.S. and abroad. We leverage Chautauqua’s distinctive mix of interdisciplinary and intergenerational explorations of the best in human values and the enrichment of life with an untiring commitment to civil dialogue.

Partnering with Academic Travel Abroad, Inc., we offer a world-class group travel experience with your safety and satisfaction as our top priorities.

Your Chautauqua Travels Experience

  • Travel in community with lifelong learners 
  • Find one-of-a-kind experiences that respect place and environment
  • Dive deeper into topics and ideas that inspire you
  • Benefit from experienced travel planners and program curators 
  • Choose from adult-only and family experiences 
  • Extend your stay before or after the scheduled trip 

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