When: September 13 – 17
Length: 5 DAYS / 4 NIGHTS
Departs: Lanc 8:00 A.M., Hbg E 7:15 A.M., Hbg W 7:00 A.M., York 6:30 A.M.
Day 1: Travel to western New York on a tour showcasing famous New York waterways such as the Erie Canal, Lake Ontario and Niagara Falls. Today we travel to Webster, NY, for a four-night stay. Dinner at a popular local restaurant is included tonight. (D)
Day 2: Step aboard the Colonial Belle for a three-hour narrated cruise along the scenic Erie Canal. Experience the locks as you pass through one of the 57 barriers that level the water by 566 feet from the mighty Hudson to Lake Erie. We visit Fairport, NY, and explore the “Crown Jewel of the Erie Canal” with numerous shops and restaurants. Later we tour Rose Hill Mansion, an elegant Greek-Revival home located on Seneca Lake. We enjoy a Finger Lakes Wine Tasting and learn about the wine-making process. Dinner is included tonight. (B, D)
Day 3: We tour Rochester this morning and discover this bustling city filled with historic structures and natural wonders. We later tour the home of George Eastman (founder of Kodak film). Delicious food and views await us on a Lake Ontario luncheon cruise. Large mansions dot the shoreline, as well as the lake’s lighthouses. Our final stop today is New York’s Strong Museum of Play. Models, dolls, trains, games, puzzles and every toy ever invented is here at the Museum. You are sure to walk away with a smile on your face. (B, L)
Day 4: We visit Niagara Falls, NY, and experience one of the world’s amazing natural wonders. We cruise on the Maid of the Mist and view the mighty Horseshoe Falls from the river basin. We spend the afternoon at Niagara State Park where your pass allows you to ride the trolley and view the falls from different vantage points. Your pass also includes admission to the Discovery Center and Aquarium and the Cave of the Winds. Dinner concludes our most enjoyable day. (B, D)
Day 5: We return home today filled with the memories of the sights we have enjoyed on the tour. We return home early evening. (B)
Per Person Rates:
Tour Miles: 1,200
Caper Coupon: $12.00
Price includes: 4 nights accommodations, 3 dinners, 1 luncheon cruise, 4 breakfasts, Erie Canal cruise, Rose Hill Mansion, Winery tour, Rochester tour, Eastman Mansion, Strong Museum of Play, Maid of the Mist cruise, Niagara State Park and deluxe motorcoach transportation.