Home to Lake Erie Wine Country, Buffalo, Barcelona, Dunkirk and Niagara Falls, there is no shortage of ways to discover the best that our Great Lake has to offer in Western New York. Located about 15 miles off of the Lake Erie coast, another epicenter of excellence exists in Chautauqua Lake, featuring the world-renowned Chautauqua Institution and Jamestown's National Comedy Center, voted one of the world's greatest places by Time Magazine.
Spectacular scenery meets palate-pleasing plates as we highlight the best places to sit back and relax by the water's edge on New York's stretch of shoreline.
From Cleveland to Buffalo, there are dozens of restaurants located right on Lake Erie. Use this guide to click on your corner of Lake Erie — or to plan your next road trip.
Plan an entire year around dozens of outdoor activities and indoor attractions located around one of Lake Erie's favorite coastal towns.
Make plans for every season of the year with dozens of outdoor activities and indoor attractions.
Steal away for the day — or even an entire weekend — to enjoy nature, live music, food, drink, fireworks, parades and more at the season’s best festivals, celebrations and concerts.
To love the lake means to take care of the lake. With that in mind, we checked in with Lake Erie Foundation president Jim Stouffer to gauge exactly how the lake is doing — and what challenges it’s facing.
As the pandemic destroyed dozens of industries, boaters report a resurgence in those looking to spend time on the water.
Discover ways to celebrate our Great Lake during any season.
Embrace the lake effect with dozens of places to dine, shop and explore at this Western New York hot spot.