Chautauqua Lakeside – a very special place

 Chautauqua Lakeside – a very special place

Come with us to the Lake Erie shoreline in Ohio and experience Chautauqua Lakeside, a 143-year-old gated summer community that began as a campground and still is one today – along with hundreds of charming cottages, recreational, spiritual, educational and entertainment activities.
Our experience was very positive as you can see in the video below.
But it got us thinking and wondering what other RVers think of such a place, with lots of organized activities but plenty of space and time for relaxation.
They have a 7 year wait for a seasonal spot there and that got us wondering about how many RVers would like a seasonal spot in an RV park or development. There are overnight spots available, too, but you need a reservation.
What do you think? Please let us know in the comments below.
And if you want to learn more about Chautauqua Lakeside…go to

Here's our video:

Mike Wendland

Mike Wendland is a veteran journalist who, with his wife, Jennifer, travels North America in a small motorhome, blogging about the people, places, joys and adventure of RV life on the road at He and Jennifer also host the weekly RV Podcast and do twice-weekly videos on the YouTube RV Lifestyle Channel. They have written 10 books on RV travel.

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