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Homes of The Hudson River Painters- Olana & Cedar Grove, Hudson, NY

Thursday - Aug 15, 2024

Visit the historic homes of two famous Hudson River School painters. Guided tour of Olana, home of American landscape painter Frederic Church, to see the magnificent Moorish architecture and inspiring views of the Hudson River. Visit to the Thomas Cole National Historic Site, Cedar Grove, to learn about the founder of the Hudson River School of Art. Sit down lunch included at the Creekside Restaurant.

1 Day(s) | 1 Meals


  • Deluxe Motorcoach
  • Guided tour of Olana, the home of Frederic Church
  • Sit down lunch at the Creekside Restaurant. Meal choice in advance of: Fish & Chips, 1/2 Rack Ribs, Cheeseburger, or Tuscan Chicken Sandwich.
  • Self Guided Tour of Cedar Grove - Thomas Cole National Historic Site
  • Friendship Tours Tour Director
  • Trip is held rain or shine.

Departure Locations


Depart: 6:15 AM

Return: 6:45 PM

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


Depart: 6:45 AM

Return: 6:15 PM

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

West Springfield, MA

Depart: 7:15 AM

Return: 5:45 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

Full payment is due at the time of reservation. Payments are non-refundable. Reservations are transferrable if you find a replacement.

If Friendship Tours needs to cancel a tour due to reasons beyond our control, you will receive a credit held on account with us without expiration or a refund check can be issued for the tour cost less a $10.pp administrative fee.

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