This is Amish country. Watch for black carriages with bearded men in blue denim and a straw hat at the reigns of sleek black standardbreds that prance elegantly through the villages. (standardbred and Percheron crosses in this area)
Bemus Point has a neat little tourist area for those that want to boat, shop, and eat. Bike trails run through these villages along Lake Chautauqua. Nearby in the village of Jamestown, the DeziLu Playhouse celebrates the life of former resident Lucille Ball.
Musical presentations, concerts, a museum and a Lucy gift shop entertain Lucy fans who visit Jamestown.
This is an area of crafters with plenty of artisan shops located near the vineyards and nature preserves.
Erie State Park is near enough to Chautauqua Lake for a tour on the 98-foot replica of a steam driven Paddle wheeler, the Memphis Bell
A good day trip from Lake Erie State Park is the lakeside village of Bemus Point on the opposite side of the lake from the Chautauqua Institute. Bemus Point offers visitors an old time New York State hotel experience complete with Adirondack chairs.
Shopping in Bemus Point
|Lake Erie State Park, Vacation ,
Wine Country, New York State
|Lake Erie State Park
is a great place for a
Tent Camping or RV
Lake Erie State Park is
in the middle of New York
State Wine Country,
Lake Erie State Park is nicely situated along the lake front on the eastern shore of Lake Erie, The park includes 3 miles of hiking trail, biking trails and swimming beaches in its 355 acres.
There are 102 campsites, 82 with electrical hookups. Some sites have shade trees and some are located along the waterfront, Hot water showers and laundry facilities are located conveniently near the campsites.
Ten cabins are available with electricity sink, stove, oven and refrigerator.
Erie State Park is located in Brocton, NY
1-800-456-2267 Tel 716-792-9214
Lake Erie State Park is about 80 miles south of Niagara Falls
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Niagara Falls at night
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Lake Erie State Park Vacation camping offers the Wine Country of New York State.
Lake Erie State Park is on the eastern shore of Lake Erie where you find rv and tent camping, 3 miles of hiking trail, biking trails and swimming beaches in the parks 355 acres.
An Amish farmer near Lake Erie uses a carriage to make deliveries of eggs
A Lake Erie State Park Vacation offers Wine Country of New York State.
Lake Erie State Park is on the lake front at the eastern shore of Lake Erie
and includes 3 miles of hiking trail, biking trails and swimming beaches
in its 355 acres.