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How to Spend a Weekend in Chautauqua County

Adventure, Getaway, Things to Do

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Written by SOB Creative

Published on November 1, 2021

This article is a paid promotion sponsored by an SOB advertiser and designed to share valuable info with our readers.

Photo courtesy of Chautauqua County Visitors Bureau

Chautauqua County is a beautiful place to visit all year round. Whether you’re planning a fall getaway with friends or a winter trip for the whole family, there’s all sorts of ways to enjoy this region heading into the colder months of the year. 

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Here’s a few ideas to help you start planning your weekend: 


1. Visit the National Comedy Center

Come ready to laugh! When you visit the National Comedy Center, you’ll find 50+ immersive exhibits to take you through the history of comedy, starting with early vaudeville up through today’s latest viral memes. 

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2. Tour the Lucy Desi Museum 

Did you know Lucille Ball grew up right in Jamestown? This museum is all about honoring the legacy of “The First Couple of Comedy” so you’ll find replica sets, awards, costumes, and rare memorabilia from I Love Lucy and other shows here. 

3. Enjoy a Craft Beverage Tour

The craft beverage scene is booming in Chautauqua County! You’ll find lots of craft breweries and farm distilleries here, including Five & 20 Spirits & Brewing, Mazza Chautauqua Cellars, Johnson Estate Winery, 21 Brix, Big Inlet Brewing, Southern Tier Brewing Company, Southern Tier Distilling Company, Brazil Craft Beer and Wine Lounge, Pearl City Hops Restaurant and Tavern, and Ellicottville Brewing Company on Chautauqua. Plan your own tour or follow this recommended 3-day itinerary

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Photo courtesy of Chautauqua County Visitors Bureau

4. Take a Hike 

Take in the great outdoors! Chautauqua County is home to many scenic parks and trails! Pick one or explore a few. There’s a robust trail system and a long list of parks to see here. If you’re looking for a place to start, visit the Audubon Community Nature Center or Long Point State Park

5. Enjoy The Ice at Northwest Arena

This arena is (literally) a cool place to be! You can put on a pair of skates and hit the ice or rent an ice bumper car. If you prefer to watch the action on the ice, check out the Jamestown Rebels schedule and catch a hockey game. 


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Photo courtesy of Chautauqua County Visitors Bureau

6. Spend a Day on the Slopes at Peek’n Peak

Peek’n Peak offers a variety of winter activities for the whole family to enjoy. For a thrill on the hills, check out their ​​skiing, snowboarding and snow tubing options.

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