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1000 Islands, Clayton, NY

May 23, 2022 - May 25, 2022

Spend 3 days in the Heart of the 1000 Islands - Clayton, NY.

3 Day(s) | 4 Meals


  • Deluxe Motorcoach
  • Safe Journeys by Friendship Tours: our commitment to a safe journey protocols will be implemented
  • 2 Nights 1000 Islands Harbor Hotel
  • Uncle Sam Two Nation Cruise
  • Boldt Castle
  • Wine Tasting at the Thousand Islands Winery
  • Antique Boat Museum
  • 4 Meals: 2 breakfasts, 2 dinners
  • Friendship Tours Escort


Day 1

Depart aboard a deluxe motorcoach for the heart of the 1000 Islands, Clayton, NY. Enjoy 2 nights accommodations at the 1000 ISLANDS HARBOR HOTEL, a AAA Four Diamond property idyllically set on the banks of the majestic St. Lawrence River, welcoming guests with luxury accommodations and unmatched hospitality. Welcome dinner marks our arrival.

Day 2

This morning we board our UNCLE SAM BOAT for our TWO NATION TOUR through what is considered the heart of the 1000 Islands. Hear the colorful history and folk lore as we cruise through the narrow channels, over historic sunken wrecks, and by magnificent summer homes of the rich and famous. Visit magnificent BOLDT CASTLE, the grandest of all gilded age mansions. Take a glimpse into one of the most compelling love stories of George & Louise Boldt, millionaire proprietor of the world famous Waldorf Astoria Hotel in NYC. This afternoon enjoy a wine tasting at the THOUSAND ISLANDS WINERY before heading out to dinner at a local restaurant.

Day 3

Visit the ANTIQUE BOAT MUSEUM, home of the finest collection of nautical memorabilia in America, for a tour that will let us see over 100 antique boats. Head for home with memories of our getaway on the St. Lawrence Seaway.

Departure Locations


Depart: 7:00 AM

Return: 8:30 PM

Chase Parkway Commuter Park & Ride across from Naugatuck Valley Community College, Waterbury

West Hartford/New Britain

Depart: 7:45 AM

Return: 8:00 PM

Commuter Lot across from Target, Village Square Rd & Hartford Rd., New Britain / West Hartford
Please park on the left side of the lot as you enter the driveway.


Depart: 8:15 AM

Return: 7:30 PM

Manchester, Park & Ride Commuter Lot, Buckland Street & Pleasant Valley Road

West Springfield, Quality Inn, Riverdale St

Depart: 8:45 AM

Return: 7:00 PM

Quality Inn, 1150 Riverdale St, West Springfield, MA
Exit 10B from I-91 / Riverdale St (Rte 5) / park in the back of the hotel parking lot









Payment Policy

DEPOSIT: $200 per person due with reservations; FINAL PAYMENT: April 11, 2022

Cancellation Policy

If a passenger cancels from deposit to April 11, 2022 fee of $75.00 pp; April 12, 2022 to May 9, 2022 fee of $200.00 pp; no refunds if canceled on May 10, 2022 or later unless a substitute is provided.

Trip Protection Policy

Trip Protection Coverage is strongly recommended. Aon Affinity administers the NTA Travel Protection plan designed specifically for members of the National Tour Association. The Pre-existing medical condition exclusion can be waived by purchasing the Enhanced Plan within 14 days of your deposit or initial payment. Purchase of the plan within this time period also provides eligibility for the Financial Insolvency benefit. Traveling companions / roommates are required to take the same plan (Basic or Enhanced) in order to be properly covered. Premium is non-refundable once paid. Three ways to enroll:

1. Website: https://nta.aontravelprotect.com Tour Operator Location #076068. You can also view plan details on this site.

2. Call Aon 1-800-388-1470. Tour Operator Location #076068. Customer service agents can also answer questions about each plan.

3. Call Friendship Tours / The Ship Shop 860-243-1630 or 800-243-1630

Trip Protection Coverage with CANCEL FOR ANY REASON coverage through Travel Insured International is available when purchased within 14 days of your initial deposit—ask Friendship Tours/The Ship Shop for more information

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