SN: 111924 - 2019 / Y1533
Chautauqua, New york
Chautauqua Institution Welcome Center on Rt 394 (NOT Colonnade Bldg. on grounds)
Starting Mon, Apr 1st until Sat, Nov 30th
Open from Daylight hours.
Bridges - Spanning the USA
Ice Cream Parlors
Make a Wish at a Water Fountain
United States Post Offices
Walking the Path of Inventions
Walking the USA A - Z
Victorian lakeside village hosts 9-wk summer program of the arts, education & recreation in ecumenical environment. Gave its name to similar cultural programs held all over the US and Canada in the 19th and 20th centuries. (Fee during season see ciweb.org ) Gingerbread-style cottages/charming gardens create living quilt of yesteryear small-town America. Chautauqua Institution is on the Nat'l Register Historic Places. FDR gave his "I hate war" speech here. Box at Info Desk. Sometimes upstairs at office off-season.
Distance: 5/10km, Rating: 2A
During season free 1/2 parking at Welcome Center for check-in; then, move car to pay lot. Stay parked (free) at Welcome Center during off-season.
Awards and fees: A Award
Driving to the start box
Rt 394, Mayville. From North: Rt I-90 (Thruway) Exit 60, Westfield; Rt 394 South to Westfield/Mayville to Chautauqua Institution (11 mi) From South: Rt I-90 North to Exit 10A, Interstate 86 East 23 mi to Exit 7, North on Rt 76 for 4 mi to Rt 394. Right to Chautauqua Institution. Gate fee required during season. Reduced fee after noon. Parking fee applies ONLY during nine-week Chautauqua season (3rd wk June-4th wk Aug) FREE Sun. during season.
Niagara Frontier Volkssport Club
Event website: www.NiagaraVolkssportClubs.org