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Recent Chautauqua-Allegheny reviews

  • Fall Fest Weekend

    "Very clean & spacious cabin with beautiful views of the lake was perfect for our weekend away with friends! Accommodations were great, there were plenty of beds for our large group, and the kitchen was well equipped with a great big table for everyone to eat & hang out together. The ping pong table & fire pit just added to the fun! Just 15 minutes from the town of Ellicottville made it very convenient. We had a great time and would absolutely stay here again!!"
    Guest: Jen H. Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 23, 2014
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  • Ellicottville Escape is the best!

    "This property is outstanding! The listing description and photos are exactly the way it is. It is immaculate and extremely well maintained. The owner is very accommodating and answered all necessary questions immediately. I would highly recommend this to families, couples and ladies or men's getaways. It has lots of room with a beautiful deck overlooking a pond, very peaceful and close to Ellicotville. We enjoyed cooking at the house and the restaurants in Ellicottville are all so good. Perfect for skiers, golfers and shoppers! Can't wait to return!! If there were ten stars it would get ten!"
    Guest: Shopgolfski Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: May 7, 2014
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  • Rustic Paradise Labor Day Weekend 2014

    "Our stay at the Granary in Angelica NY was a highlight of our summer vacation - the only problem was that our stay was too short. The Granary is beautifully refurbished and comfortable as well as accomodating for kids and dogs. There are thoughtful touches such as elegant soaps and an iPod docking station which were a nice surprise. The setting is peaceful and idyllic - yet within close driving distance of downtown Angelica. There are walking trails to the creek where we enjoyed swimming and exploring with the kids for fossil stones. Lucia and Sam were great hosts and went above and beyond to assist with our family visit, which was a bit of a revolving door with different family members coming and going throughout the course of the stay. My husband and I have traveled to many places and stayed at some fancy hotels - this was by far one of the best experiences we have had the pleasure to enjoy!"
    Guest: Regina H. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 30, 2014
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  • Little Old House in Westfield

    "My daughter and I have just returned from spending a very pleasant Canadian Thanksgiving, American style, in Westfield, western New York State. Our trip was planned late and spur-of-the-moment...but what fun we had. The house is old, but clean and well-equipped. The neighbourhood is quiet and the property meticulously maintained. For us, part of the charm of the experience rested with the absence of updating. It was like staying in the home of one's Victorian aunt, stereoscope included! The owners, while friendly, were also unintrusive. The only negative features of the house were a slightly malodourous front porch and back entrance/bathroom area. Not bad drains, exactly...but definitely something lingering. The other areas of the house were fine. The Victorian bed, while very comfortable, was also very creaky, so perhaps best left for a single visitor. The kitchen was delightful and I loved using the retro (but excellent) stove. The floors and area rugs were in great shape, but a wall-to-wall carpet replacement should perhaps be considered. Westfield is a nice little town, very typical, with lots of interesting destinations, including Chautauqua and Lily Dale, only a scenic drive away. Best of all, the cost of renting this property was reasonable. We'll be back!"
    Guest: Grummy Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 14, 2014
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Chautauqua-Allegheny Travel Tips

The Diverse and Rich Heritage of the Chautauqua Allegheny Region

The Chautauqua Allegheny Region is located in New York, though part of Allegheny is also in Pennsylvania. This area is rich in culture and heritage, offering a diverse landscape to explore via snowmobiles or bikes. The land is vastly open with lakes and lush forests awaiting you. For a comfortable stay, consider Chautauqua Allegheny region vacation rentals. These are homes away from home with luxury and good rustic appeal. Many of the accommodations are Chautauqua Allegheny region cabins built of logs, furnished with wooden delights from the Amish talent. Each rental is equipped with a kitchen, plenty of privacy, and space for large or small groups.

Reaching Chautauqua Allegheny Region Resorts

Whether you are staying in Chautauqua Allegheny region resorts or local cabins, you have a few methods of reaching the area. From upstate New York, Interstate 90 will run south along the western coast of New York. Dunkirk and Fredonia are the largest cities in the Chautauqua region as one moves south. This region is rather large, running from Lake Erie to the Pennsylvania border. If you are coming from east or west, Interstate 86 will move you through the Chautauqua Allegheny region. Highways 62 and 219 run north and south, bringing you in from Pennsylvania into New York.

Exploring the Chautauqua Allegheny Region Cabins

Depending on where your cabin is located, you may find Salamanca, Franklinville, or Silver Creek within your reach. In fact, you have numerous little towns and cities in the Chautauqua Allegheny region that make wonderful day trip spots, near your cabin. During your explorations, consider seeing the Annual Indian Foods Dinner which is held each summer; they serve roast turkey, venison, corn soup, corn bread, mashed beans, and fried salt pork. There is also a horse show event you might want to enjoy in Franklinville where you can also attend some classes. Events are just a small part of the exploring you will want to do while staying at Chautauqua Allegheny Region vacation rentals. Adams Art Gallery in Dunkirk offers a 22-foot structure with natural and track lighting to display their contemporary artwork. The building was once a church, giving way to similar architecture.

Outdoor Excitement Throughout the New York Region

Chautauqua Allegheny is full of outdoor adventure, with skiing, hiking, biking, and whitewater rafting opportunities. In summer, you should expect beach days with swimming, boating, and even diving in Lake Erie. Whitewater rafting tours will leave from Gowanda in the Zoar Valley. It is here you will find Class II and III rapids.

In winter, the landscape will be much altered from what the summer offered. In this season, you can expect the towns and cities to be filled with snow, dusting the rooftops of buildings and the streets. The forests and mountains are suddenly teeming with downhill skiers, cross country adventurists, and snowmobile riders. The lake will no longer be warm enough for swimming but you might find some areas with ice fishing or skating opportunities. Spring will bring the bloom of wildflowers and new wildlife, while autumn will be the best time to view a myriad of colors. In fall, the leaves change from brilliant green to orange, red and yellow hues.

Settling in the Chautauqua Allegheny Area

New York was settled long before the first white settlers of America reached the Chautauqua region. Native Americans travelling from Canada through New York and Pennsylvania used the forests and mountains for their homes. In winter, it was possible to see Native Americans using the resources before they would move up to Canada for summer. Lake Erie was essential to trade, both for Native Americans and later the white settlers. New York was inhabited along the eastern coast, well before villages and towns began in the Chautauqua Allegheny region. However, in the late 1700s and for the rest of the 1800s, the Chautauqua region became an important part of settlers' lives. It became so important that now it is a premier vacation destination for those in the New England and eastern region. Families, couples, and young groups rent the Chautauqua Allegheny region cabins each year to enjoy Lake Erie lodgingand all the mountains have to offer.

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