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Lake Placid, NY - Fall Foliage in the Adirondack Mtns

Oct 5, 2022 - Oct 7, 2022

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
  • Safe Journeys by Friendship Tours: our commitment to a safe journey protocols will be implemented
  • 2 Nights at the Brand New Grand Adirondack Hotel
  • Adirondack Museum
  • Great Camp Sagamore Tour
  • 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 and experience the exhibit “Totally 80” - memorabilia from the 1980 games, see the ice rinks where gold medals were won and the arena where the “Miracle on Ice” game was played. 2 nights accommodations at the BRAND NEW GRAND ADIRONDACK HOTEL. ROOFTOP WELCOME RECEPTION marks our arrival (weather permitting) before dinner.

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. Learn the history of the region and enjoy a LUNCH CRUISE while you go by the wilderness estates of industrial giants. During the Gilded Age of the late 1800s, wealthy tycoons such as Alfred G. Vanderbilt and Andrew Carnegie built wilderness estates and lived luxuriously in the remote wilderness. Marvel at the rustic elegance enjoyed by the Vanderbilt family on our tour of the GREAT CAMP SAGAMORE. View the bark-covered guest buildings, the famous main lodge, dining hall and playhouse where the Vanderbilts entertained their guests. 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. 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: 8:15 PM

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

West Hartford/New Britain

Depart: 7:45 AM

Return: 7:45 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: 7:15 PM

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









Payment Policy

DEPOSIT: $200 per person due with reservations; FINAL PAYMENT: August 24, 2022

Cancellation Policy

If a passenger cancels from deposit to August 24, 2022 fee of $75.00 pp; August 25, 2022 to September 21, 2022 fee of $300.00 pp; no refunds if canceled on September 22, 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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