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Jamestown, NY - Do You Love Lucy?

Apr 13, 2020 - Apr 16, 2020

In light of the news surrounding coronavirus, our trip to Jamestown, NY 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.

There is another trip scheduled to Jamestown, NY for the Do You Love Lucy tour on Jun 28-Jul 1, 2020 with a slightly different itinerary. We would be happy to move your reservation & payment to this new date. Please call 800-243-1630 or email our office: natalie@friendshiptours.net. Thank you for your understanding and support.

Join us for a fun filled 4 days experiencing the legacy of Lucille Ball. Enjoy 2 nights at the brand new beautiful Chautauqua Harbor Hotel. We also spend 1 night at Mount Airy Casino Resort including a matinee show.

4 Day(s) | 5 Meals


  • Deluxe Motorcoach
  • 2 Nights Chautauqua Harbor Hotel, Jamestown, NY
  • 1 Night Mount Airy Casino Resort, Mount Pocono, PA
  • Lucy Town Tour including the Lucille Ball Desi Arnaz Museum & Desilu Studios
  • National Comedy Center
  • Matinee Show: Bill Haley Jr & The Comets - "Rock Around the Clock"
  • 5 Meals: 2 breakfasts, 3 dinners
  • Friendship Tours Escort


Day 1

Depart aboard our deluxe motorcoach for Jamestown, NY, Lucille Ball’s hometown. 2 nights accommodations at the new CHAUTAUQUA HARBOR HOTEL. Located in a beautiful and quaint lakefront community on the shores of historic Lake Chautauqua, featuring beautifully appointed spacious guestrooms with wood floors and luxurious bedding, nightly turn down service, complimentary morning coffee /tea bar on every floor, fitness center, indoor & outdoor swimming pools, restaurant & lounge. Dinner in our hotel tonight.

Day 2

Experience the legacy of Lucille Ball in her hometown of Jamestown, NY. See the home she was born in, the house she grew up in and the cemetery where she and her family rests on our LUCY TOWN TOUR. Explore the LUCILLE BALL DESI ARNAZ MUSEUM AND DESILU STUDIOS where you get an inside look at the couple’s personal life and see the sets and costumes worn in the show. This afternoon visit the NATIONAL COMEDY CENTER, the first state of the art museum dedicated to telling the vital story of comedy in America. More than 50 immersive exhibits take you on an interactive journey through comedy history, from early vaudeville acts to the latest comedy. Dinner tonight in the TROPICANA ROOM, a recreation of the nightclub that Ricky Ricardo owned on I Love Lucy.

Day 3

We depart our hotel this morning and head east to Pocono Mountains, PA. Overnight at the MOUNT AIRY CASINO RESORT. Mount Airy Casino Resort's warm ambiance and long list of amenities, naturally accentuates the serenity of the Pocono Mountains' setting. It’s the first Casino Resort in all of PA to receive AAA’s Four Diamond designation. Try your hand at lady luck with over 70 table games and over 1800 slot machines. CASINO: $40 PP SLOT, MATINEE SHOW, DINNER BUFFET MATINEE SHOW: BILL HALEY JR & THE COMETS - “ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK”

Day 4

This afternoon we head for home with our laughter filled time in New York & the Pocono Mountains.

Departure Locations

West Hartford/New Britain

Depart: 7:15 AM

Return: 5:30 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: 7:45 AM

Return: 6:00 PM

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









Payment Policy

DEPOSIT: $250 pp due with reservations; FINAL PAYMENT: March 2, 2020

Cancellation Policy

If a passenger cancels from deposit to March 2, 2020 fee of $125.00 pp; March 3, 2020 to March 30, 2020 fee of $300.00 pp; no refunds if canceled on March 31, 2020 or later unless a substitute is provided.

Trip Protection Policy

Trip Protection Coverage is strongly recommended. Aon Affinity administers the NTA Travel Protection plan designed specifically for members of the National Tour Association. The Pre-existing medical condition exclusion can be waived by purchasing the Enhanced Plan within 14 days of your deposit or initial payment. Purchase of the plan within this time period also provides eligibility for the Financial Insolvency benefit. Traveling companions / roommates are required to take the same plan (Basic or Enhanced) in order to be properly covered. Premium is non-refundable once paid. Three ways to enroll:

1. Website: https://nta.aontravelprotect.com Tour Operator Location #076068. You can also view plan details on this site.

2. Call Aon 1-800-388-1470. Tour Operator Location #076068. Customer service agents can also answer questions about each plan.

3. Call Friendship Tours / The Ship Shop 860-243-1630 or 800-243-1630

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