Valentine’s Day in Chautauqua County 1

So what are you going to do for Valentine's Day?


Romance is in the air. Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching and you are looking for something unique to do with that someone special this year! Yes, you could do something in Niagara Falls — it is the honeymoon capital of the world! But how about take your sweetheart to Chautauqua this year! Oh and if your are looking for romance any other time of the year – you can use this too!

Lovely Chautauqua County is seeded with historical sites and museums that are worthy of return trips throughout the year. And everybody likes to eat out while they are on vacation and Chautauqua County doesn’t disappoint them with family-owned restaurants that have become icons in the upstate culinary circles to the new-age enjoyment in cuisine and fine dining. Summer is gorgeous and in winter scenes are postcard perfect.

Hotel Options

  • The historic Athenaeum Hotel sits grandly on a tree-shaded hill overlooking picturesque Chautauqua Lake on the grounds of the world-renowned Chautauqua Institution in the southwestern corner of New York State. Serving guests in style since 1881, and now listed on the National Historic Register, this Victorian treasure is a full-service hotel appointed to make your stay a relaxing respite.
  • The Maple Springs Lake Side Inn offers the perfect setting for you and your special partner. Imagine celebrating your love by the warmth of a fireplace in a serene Lake Side setting.
  • Chautauqua Suites – The all suites hotel and conference center features banquet and meeting capacities of over 1,000 persons. Overlooking Chautauqua Lake and minutes from Chautauqua Institution the Suites is minutes from I-86 as well as I-90 and very near Jamestown NY as well as Erie PA.

Dining Options

Flowers & Other Special Gifts

  • Flower Basket, 4477 W Fairmount Ave, Lakewood, NY 14750 – (716) 763-0803
  • Forget-Me-Not Flowers & Gifts, 127 Main St, Randolph, NY 14772 – (716) 358-5203
  • Stardust Flower Shop , 104 W Main St, Sherman, NY 14781 – (716) 761-6481
  • Countryside Flowers, 51 South St, Cattaraugus, NY 14719 – (716) 257-3901
  • Fox Valley Flowers, 2 Broad St, Salamanca, NY 14779 -(716) 945-4343
  • Garden Of Eden Florist, 432 Fairmount Ave, Jamestown, NY 14701 – (716) 483-3336
  • REEDS Jewelers (716) 763-3444 – 361 E Fairmount Ave, Lakewood, NY, 14750
  • Zales Jewelers (716) 763-0378 – 318 E Fairmount Ave, Lakewood, NY, 14750
  • How about a luxury home over looking Lake Chautauqua? Perhaps it is time for you and your sweetheart to purchase your first home?

Local Wineries


Theatre & Entertainment

Sports & Recreation

  • Chautauqua County has over 400 miles of state funded trails for snowmobiling and even more non funded trails, all accessible from Western Pennsylvania, Eastern Ohio or anywhere close to Western NY.
  • Skiing at Holiday Valley Western NY’s premier ski & golf destination- located in the picturesque village of Ellicottville. The finest in lodging and dining for all seasons!



Chautauqua County is home to year-round activities

Fishing, Biking, Hiking, Kayaking, Birding, Rowing

Golfing, Flying, Biking, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Beaches, Swimming, Boating & Water Sports

Camping, Hunting, Horseback Riding, Fall Foliage & Grape Harvest

Downhill & Cross-Country Skiing, Snowshoeing, Snowboarding, Snowmobiling, Ice Fishing

Chautauqua Area Homes for Sale

Thinking of selling your Erie County home? Interested in finding out the current market value of your single family home, condo or investment property? Then call at (716) 650-0051 to discuss what is happening in today’s Western New York Real Estate Market. We would be happy to give you a personalized Comparative Market Analysis for your home or assist you to purchase a home. View additional WNY Market Area Statistics here.

What about one of these homes?


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Colleen Kulikowski is an Associate Real Estate Broker with J. Philip Real Estate specializing in Western New York residential homes who doesn’t follow trends; she blazes new trails and is able to recognize industry trends and implement them to her client’s best interest. Colleen has created a unique following with one of the top local internet positions in the country generating thousands of leads for her team. Real Estate is a second career for Kulikowski who’s first career was in Information Technology and Data Warehousing working for such companies as Radio City Music Hall, Nabisco Foods and as a consultant in the Financial and Insurance industries. A strong background in technology and management provides her with keen analytical and sharp negotiating skills.