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

Thursday - May 28, 2020

In light of the news surrounding coronavirus, our Hudson River School Painters trip has been cancelled. Anyone booked on this trip will automatically receive a full credit that can be used toward any future travel. There is no need to call our office, a credit will automatically be placed in your account.
Thank you for your understanding and support.

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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