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Jamestown, NY & Turning Stone Casino - Do You Love Lucy?

Apr 22, 2024 - Apr 25, 2024

Join us for a fun filled 4 days experiencing the legacy of Lucille Ball. Enjoy 2 nights at the beautiful Chautauqua Harbor Hotel with lake view rooms. We also spend 1 night at the Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, NY.

4 Day(s) | 4 Meals


  • Deluxe Motorcoach
  • 2 Nights Chautauqua Harbor Hotel, Jamestown, NY
  • Lucy Town Tour including the Lucille Ball Desi Arnaz Museum & Desilu Studios
  • National Comedy Center
  • 1 Night Turning Stone Resort Casino, Verona, NY
  • Casino Bonus: $20 pp Slot & $25 pp Food Voucher
  • 4 Meals: 2 breakfasts, 2 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 to the TURNING STONE RESORT CASINO in Verona, NY featuring spacious guestrooms, spa and a variety of dining options. Try your hand at lady luck with 66 table games and over 2000 slot machines. CASINO: $20 PP SLOT & $25 FOOD VOUCHERS

Day 4

This afternoon we head for home with our laughter filled time in New York.

Departure Locations


Depart: 7:00 AM

Return: 6:00 PM

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


Depart: 7:30 AM

Return: 5:30 PM

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

West Springfield, MA - Quality Inn, Riverdale St

Depart: 8:15 AM

Return: 5:00 PM

Quality Inn, 1150 Riverdale St, West Springfield, MA
Exit 10B from I-91 / Riverdale St (Rte 5) / park in the back of the hotel parking lot









Payment Policy

DEPOSIT: $300 per person due with reservations; FINAL PAYMENT: March 11, 2024

Cancellation Policy

If a passenger cancels from deposit to March 11, 2024 fee of $100.00 pp; March 12, 2024 to April 8, 2024 fee of $300.00 pp; no refunds if canceled on April 9, 2024 or later unless a substitute is provided.

Trip Protection Policy

Trip Protection Coverage is strongly recommended. Trip Protection offers coverage for Cancellation for covered medical reasons, Interruption, Emergency Medical, Travel Delay, & more.

The AON/NTA Travel Protection Plan offers 3 levels of insurance: Basic or Enhanced or Enhanced with Cancel For Any Reason (CFAR). The Pre-existing medical condition exclusion can be waived by purchasing the Enhanced Plan within 14 days of your deposit or initial payment. The Enhanced Plan with the add-on of CFAR must be purchased within 14 days of initial deposit. CFAR allows you to cancel for any reason up to 48 priors to departure and reimburses up to 75% of your nonrefundable trip cost.

To enroll: https://nta.aontravelprotect.com Tour Operator Location #076068 OR call AON 1-800-388-1470.

Premiums are non-refundable once paid. Terms & Conditions apply. Plan details are available at https://www.friendshiptours.net/protection-plan. Call Friendship Tours 860-243-1630 for assistance in enrolling.

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