Hudson River School Painters: Homes of Thomas Cole & Frederic Church, Hudson, NY

Thursday - May 28, 2020

Visit the historic homes of two famous Hudson River School painters. Visit the home of Thomas Cole, Cedar Grove, the father of American Landscape painting & founder of the Hudson River School of Art. We'll also tour Frederic Church's Moorish-style castle, Olana, called the most beautiful artist's home in America. Includes a sit down lunch at Frank Guido's Port of Call.

1 Day(s) | 1 Meals


  • Deluxe Motorcoach
  • Guided tour of Olana, the home of Frederic Church
  • Sit down lunch at Frank Guido's Port of Call (Entree choice in advance of: Eggplant Parmigiana, Chicken Marsala, or Sol Francese)
  • Self Guided Tour of Cedar Grove - Thomas Cole National Historic Site
  • Friendship Tours Tour Director
  • Reservation is non-refundable. Trip is held rain or shine.

Departure Locations

West Hartford/New Britain

Depart: 7:00 AM

Return: 7:15 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: 7:30 AM

Return: 6:45 PM

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

West Springfield, MA

Depart: 8:15 AM

Return: 6:15 PM

Quality Inn, 1150 Riverdale St, West Springfield, MA
Exit 13B from I-91 / Riverdale St (Rte 5) / park in the back of the hotel parking lot





Cancellation Policy

These trips are non-refundable. Please provide a substitute.

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