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Jamestown, NY & Villa Roma - Do You Love Lucy?

Sep 11, 2022 - Sep 14, 2022

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 Villa Roma Resort in the Catskill Mountains.

4 Day(s) | 6 Meals


  • Deluxe Motorcoach
  • Safe Journeys by Friendship Tours: our commitment to a safe journey protocols will be implemented
  • 2 Nights Chautauqua Harbor Hotel, Jamestown, NY
  • 1 Night Villa Roma Resort, Callicoon, NY
  • Lucy Town Tour including the Lucille Ball Desi Arnaz Museum & Desilu Studios
  • National Comedy Center
  • 6 Meals: 3 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 cruise tonight aboard the CHAUTAUQUA BELLE, one of four still remaining steamboats in North America.

Day 3

We depart our hotel this morning and head east to the Catskill Mountains, NY. Overnight at the VILLA ROMA RESORT. There’s so much on-site fun that it’s easy to see why they are considered a cruise ship on land. Offering a wide variety of great activities, there’s something for everyone to do with indoor/outdoor bocce & shuffleboard, indoor & outdoor heated pools and hot tubs, bowling alley, ping pong, a daily activity schedule planned by their social director and more. Dinner tonight along with entertainment in the night club.

Day 4

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

Departure Locations

West Hartford/New Britain

Depart: 7:45 AM

Return: 5:00 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: 8:15 AM

Return: 5:30 PM

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









Payment Policy

DEPOSIT: $300 per person due with reservations; FINAL PAYMENT: August 1, 2022

Cancellation Policy

If a passenger cancels from deposit to August 1, 2022 fee of $125.00 pp; August 2, 2022 to August 25, 2022 fee of $350.00 pp; no refunds if canceled on August 26, 2022 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

Trip Protection Coverage with CANCEL FOR ANY REASON coverage through Travel Insured International is available when purchased within 14 days of your initial deposit—ask Friendship Tours/The Ship Shop for more information

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