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Lake Placid, NY

Oct 9, 2023 - Oct 11, 2023

Travel to the heart of the Adirondack Mountains - Lake Placid, NY. Lake Placid gained international fame as host of the 1932 & 1980 Winter Olympic Games. Enjoy scenic beauty and great sightseeing.

3 Day(s) | 4 Meals


  • Deluxe Motorcoach
  • 2 Nights at the Brand New Grand Adirondack Hotel
  • Adirondack Museum
  • Raquette Lake Lunch Cruise
  • Olympic Center Museum
  • Fort Ticonderoga
  • 4 Meals: 2 Breakfasts, 1 lunch, 1 dinner
  • Friendship Tours Escort


Day 1

Lakes & Mountains - a perfect combination! Travel to the heart of The Adirondack Mountains, Lake Placid, NY to enjoy scenic beauty and great sightseeing. Lake Placid gained international fame as host of the 1932 and 1980 Winter Olympic Games. Visit the OLYMPIC CENTER AND MUSEUM, sitting adjacent to the location of the “Miracle On Ice”. Exhibits and memorabilia transport visitors into the iconic past of the region and the Olympic legacy of Lake Placid. 2 nights accommodations at the BRAND NEW GRAND ADIRONDACK HOTEL. WELCOME DINNER marks our arrival.

Day 2

Experience the Gilded Age in the ADIRONDACKS today. Discover more than 200 years of Adirondack history at the ADIRONDACK MUSEUM. Explore the exhibits, watch a craftsman at work and stroll the gardens. Take a step back in time as we board the W.W. Durant as we learn the history of the region and enjoy a LUNCH CRUISE while you go by the wilderness estates of industrial giants. Return to Lake Placid to stroll Main Street for dinner on own.

Day 3

We depart Lake Placid and experience the history of America with a visit to FORT TICONDEROGA, an 18th century fort located on the shores of Lake Champlain and nestled between New York’s Adirondack Mountains and Vermont’s Green Mountains. March to the beat of drums, become immersed in life at the fort and savor the historic gardens. (Please note there is a moderate amount of walking required on this tour and also includes areas of walking over uneven / gravel walkways.) Visit to LAKE GEORGE VILLAGE for lunch and shopping before we head for home with memories of our trip to the Great Adirondack Mountains.

Departure Locations


Depart: 7:00 AM

Return: 8:00 PM

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

West Hartford/New Britain

Depart: 7:45 AM

Return: 7:30 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: 8:15 AM

Return: 7:00 PM

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

West Springfield, MA

Depart: 9:00 AM

Return: 6:30 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: $200 per person due with reservations; FINAL PAYMENT: August 28, 2023

Cancellation Policy

If a passenger cancels from deposit to August 28, 2023 fee of $75.00 pp; August 29, 2023 to September 25, 2023 fee of $200.00 pp; no refunds if canceled on September 26, 2023 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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