New York, Part 2

Posted by Rebecca

At 41 miles in circumference, Chautauqua Lake is a sparkling summer destination for boating and fishing in Western New York.  While not considered one of the Finger Lakes, it is long and narrow – 17 miles long and just 2 miles wide.

There are several towns, villages, and settlements on the shores of the lake, including the Chautauqua Institution, a non-profit adult education center and summer resort, founded in 1874.

These photos were taken at beachy Bemus Point, population 362.

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The Hotel Lenhart has been owned and operated by the same family since 1880, and overlooks scenic Bemus Bay.

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Memorial bricks line the sidewalk in front of The Hotel Lenhart.

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Sunset on the lake.

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Rebecca Knabe

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4 thoughts on “New York, Part 2

  1. I wanted to say that I love your blog. And your courage to make a trailer chic, motivated and inspired me to do the same. Victoria Keith

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