Come Explore Things to Do in Chautauqua County

Our Inn is located in Bemus Point, only 12 minutes from Jamestown, NY, home of the Lucy-Desi Museum, National Comedy Center, Northwest Ice Arena, and so many other things to do in Chautauqua County. The Inn is on the east shore of Chautauqua Lake, diagonally opposite is the world-famous Chautauqua Institution, where outstanding cultural programs are held during the summer season.

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Visit Chautauqua County

Visit the Chautauqua Institution, golf, hunt, fly fish, go birding or biking. Visit the National Comedy Center. Enjoy wine tasting, farmers’ markets, and great restaurants. Located in Western New York, Chautauqua County has been a summer and fall destination for adventure, entertainment, the arts, history, and leisure learning for more than 140 years. Unrivaled natural beauty is highlighted by five lakes and the unique microclimate not only makes our grape growing region and 20 plus wineries feasible.

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Finding Your Way – Directions to the Inn


Nearest Airport: Buffalo, NY (BUF-Buffalo/Niagara International) 61.5 miles

FROM CLEVELAND AND PITTSBURGH, take Interstate 90 east to Interstate 86 East approx 30 mi, take left exit 10, following the signs to Midway State Park. Road goes from 4 lanes to 2 lanes, approx 1 mile turn left at Guppys on Broadway, down hill to lake, bear right, 5 houses up road, turn in to center of stone wall, follow drive up and around to parking in rear of estate. WE DO NOT HAVE SIGNAGE ON THE ROAD for privacy purposes. The street number is 4696.

FROM BUFFALO, Interstate 90 West (approx. 30 mi) to, Dunkirk/Fredonia exit, Route 60 South, to Interstate 86 west (approx. 20 mi) , take exit 10 in approx. 8 mi, following signs to Midway State Park, to Guppys restaurant (approx. 3 mi), turn left on Broadway down to lake and bear right, 5th property, turn in center of large stone wall, up drive, parking is behind Inn.

More from our Blog!

We love to keep our guests informed on all there is to see and do in the area. Where we do that is in our Blog! Head on over to our blog to read all the latest info on things to do in the area, from great dining experiences, to the best museums and attractions. Should you need personalized help, just reach out! We’re happy to provide concierge services to our guests.