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1000 Islands, Clayton, NY

Sep 25, 2024 - Sep 27, 2024

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

3 Day(s) | 4 Meals


  • Deluxe Motorcoach
  • 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, 709 Chase Parkway, across from Naugatuck Valley Community College, Waterbury, CT


Depart: 7:45 AM

Return: 8:00 PM

Farmington Park & Ride Commuter Lot, 575 Colt Highway (Rte 6) & South Rd, Farmington, CT


Depart: 8:15 AM

Return: 7:30 PM

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









Payment Policy

DEPOSIT: $250 per person due with reservations; FINAL PAYMENT: August 14, 2024

Cancellation Policy

If a passenger cancels from deposit to August 14, 2024 fee of $75.00 pp; August 15, 2024 to September 11, 2024 fee of $200.00 pp; no refunds if canceled on September 12, 2024 or later unless a substitute is provided.

Trip Protection Policy

Trip Protection Coverage is strongly recommended. Trip Protection offers coverage for Cancellation for covered medical reasons, Interruption, Emergency Medical, Travel Delay, & more.

The AON/NTA Travel Protection Plan offers 3 levels of insurance: Basic or Enhanced or Enhanced with Cancel For Any Reason (CFAR). The Pre-existing medical condition exclusion can be waived by purchasing the Enhanced Plan within 14 days of your deposit or initial payment. The Enhanced Plan with the add-on of CFAR must be purchased within 14 days of initial deposit. CFAR allows you to cancel for any reason up to 48 priors to departure and reimburses up to 75% of your nonrefundable trip cost.

To enroll: https://nta.aontravelprotect.com Tour Operator Location #076068 OR call AON 1-800-388-1470.

Premiums are non-refundable once paid. Terms & Conditions apply. Plan details are available at https://www.friendshiptours.net/protection-plan. Call Friendship Tours 860-243-1630 for assistance in enrolling.

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