The Seven Gardens at the Chautauqua Institution

Annual Festivals
Date: Thursday, 14th July 2022 07:00 AM - 08:30 PM

Venue: Chautauqua, NY

Cost: $166 pp and includes motorcoach transportation, hostess service, admission to the 2022 Bird and Garden Tour at the Chautauqua Institution, lunch snack pack, and lasagna dinner cruise on the Chautauqua Belle 
It’s that time of year again. The flowers are blooming, the gardens are growing. The Bird, Tree and Garden Tour is back! Explore the gardens and homes inside Chautauqua Institution!
7:00 am          Depart from Terminal
Available Pickups: Mansfield, Lawrenceville, Painted Post, Bath
PLEASE NOTE: The above pickups are available, but you must call to confirm your pickup.  We do not stop at all the locations unless there are poeple assigned to the stops.
10:00               Arrive at THE CHAUTAUQUA INSTITUTION for the BIRD & TREE GARDEN TOUR. Upon arrival a SNACK PACK will be given out to
                        each guest to hold them over through the afternoon. Lunch can also be purchased on own throughout the grounds of Chautauqua.
10:45               Attend the morning lecture in the Chautauqua Amphitheater by Nicole Austin-Hillary, executive director, Human Rights watch U.S,
                        Program at the Chautauqua Amphitheater. Your grounds access pass allows entry to all lectures at the Amp and the Hall of Philosophy.
12:00pm          Home interiors open to ticket holders for docent-led tours. Master Gardeners and garden docents will be stationed in the seven gorgeous
                        gardens on tour. Complimentary water and light refreshments will be available in Miller Park and a few other locations throughout the
1:00-2:00         Watch for an “Opera Invasion.” Opera students studying in Chautauqua for the summer may pop up anywhere along the Tour Route!
4:00                 Meet the group at the MILLER BELL TOWER to embark on the CHAUTAUQUA BELLE STEAM BOAT ADVENTURE for a LASAGNA
                        DINNER FEAST
. Relax and enjoy a nice dinner on CHAUTAUQUA LAKE after a great day exploring the gardens and homes of
                        Chautauqua Institute.
5:30                 Depart
8:30pm            Approximate return to the Terminal.

NOTE: This tour involves a lot of walking, inclines, garden areas, uneven ground, etc. Proper shoes are a MUST.

PLEASE NOTE: All trips and itineraries are subject to change, pending the effects of COVID-19.  




All Dates

  • Thursday, 14th July 2022 07:00 AM - 08:30 PM