Gilded Age Christmas, Historic Homes, Rhinebeck, NY

Saturday - Dec 7, 2019

Visit Christmas Past at 2 decorated historic homes in the Hudson Valley. Experience Christmas in turn-of-the-century style at the Mills family mansion at Staatsburgh Site - adorned with Christmas trees & floral arrangements. Visit the Wilderstein Historic Site - FDR’s cousin Daisy’s 1888 home - decorated for the holidays. Lunch at Beekman Arms Tavern.

1 Day(s) | 1 Meals


  • Deluxe Motorcoach
  • Lunch at The Tavern at the Beekman Arms in Rhinebeck, NY (Advance choice of Roasted chicken breast OR Pork Tenderloin OR pasta primavera)
  • Self-guided visit of Wilderstein Historic Site - decorated for the season
  • Visit to see Gilded Age Christmas decorations at the Staatsburgh Historic Site - Mills Mansion
  • Friendship Tours Tour Director
  • *NOTE: These are historic homes. Mills Mansion requires 19 steps to get to the Main Floor - no elevator.*
  • Trip is non-refundable. Trip is rain or shine.

Departure Locations


Depart: 7:30 AM

Return: 8:30 PM

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

West Hartford/New Britain

Depart: 8:00 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: 8:45 AM

Return: 7:30 PM

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


Depart: 9:45 AM

Return: 6:30 PM

Exit 2 off I-84, Commuter Park & Ride on Mill Plain Rd., Danbury





Cancellation Policy

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

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