Join us for a thought-provoking week at southwestern New York's Chautauqua Institution for discussions and lectures focusing on the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment as well as contemporary issues surrounding women's rights. Plus, enjoy various performing arts programs in this historic summertime resort.

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Smithsonian at Chautauqua: The Battle for Women’s Suffrage

8 days from $4,240

Join us for a thought-provoking week at southwestern New York's Chautauqua Institution for discussions and lectures focusing on the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment as well as contemporary issues surrounding women's rights. Plus, enjoy various performing arts programs in this historic summertime resort.

or Call 855-330-1542

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WHAT OUR TRAVELERS SAY

The Chautauqua week, in particular, the lecturer provided by Smithsonian Journeys, made the intellectual and community aspect of the stay remarkable.

- Edward W.

Chautauqua is unique and Smithsonian programs exploit all of its wonderful opportunities.

- Douglas M.

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Hotel Athenaeum

Lake Chautauqua, New York, United States

Built in 1881, the Victorian-styled Hotel Athenaeum is a lovely property located in the heart of the Chautauqua Institution overlooking Lake Chautauqua. Public spaces have been restored with attractive, authentic furnishings and décor. All meals are taken in the hotel's main dining room. Guest rooms are comfortable, yet very simply decorated. While most guest rooms have full or queen-size beds, a limited number have two single beds. Each room has air conditioning, private bath, small television, and a telephone. Please note that although Chautauqua is a pedestrian-only area, the hotel is within easy walking distance to all events.

Number of nights: 7