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Finger Lakes, NY

May 30, 2023 - Jun 1, 2023

Join us on a tour to the Fabulous Finger lakes, so scenic with the Lakes shaped like an outstretched hand.

3 Day(s) | 5 Meals


Highlights

  • Deluxe Motorcoach
  • Safe Journeys by Friendship Tours: our commitment to a safe journey protocols will be implemented
  • 2 nights 41 Lakefront Hotel Geneva
  • Corning Museum of Glass
  • Pleasant Valley Winery Tour & Tasting - please note this is a 1 hour walking tour through a historic building with many stairs.
  • Women's Rights National Historical Park
  • Dinner and cooking demonstration at the New York Kitchen
  • Erie Canal Cruise
  • 5 Meals: 2 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 2 Dinners
  • Friendship Tours Escort

Itinerary

Day 1

Depart aboard our deluxe motorcoach as we head for the Fabulous Finger Lakes, so scenic with the Lakes shaped like an outstretched hand. Visit the WOMEN’S RIGHTS NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK telling the story of the first Women’s Rights Convention held in Seneca Falls, NY in 1848. 2 nights at the 41 LAKEFRONT HOTEL GENEVA, Trademark COLLECTION BY WYNDHAM located in the heart of the Finger Lakes region on the north shore of Seneca Lake. Our hotel features spacious guestrooms, fitness center, pool and restaurant. Welcome dinner tonight.

Day 2

This morning we see glass in a whole new light at the world-renowned CORNING MUSEUM OF GLASS. Our visit highlights the history of glass from ancient times to Tiffany and Chihuly plus the exciting Hot Glass Show - see gobs of molten glass become masterpieces - a must see! Tour PLEASANT VALLEY WINERY, popularly known as the Great Western Winery. Its picturesque stone buildings are listed on the National Historic Register. Our walking tour will give us a glimpse of the rich history of the oldest winery in the Finger Lakes (please note this is a 1 hour walking tour with many stairs throughout the historic buildings). Dinner at the NEW YORK KITCHEN, for a unique educational experience. Enjoy our 3 course dinner in a demonstration theater setting where we’ll watch our chef prepare two items from our meal.

Day 3

We head for home this morning and enjoy the scenic beauty of the Mohawk Valley along the way. We hop aboard our CRUISE on the HISTORIC ERIE CANAL. While on our boat, take a ride in a liquid elevator also known as a “Lift Lock”, raising and lowering boats 20 feet. Learn the fascinating history of the locks and what transportation was like in the 19th century. Following our cruise enjoy a DELI LUNCH at WATERFRONT GRILLE before we head for home this afternoon with memories of the fabulous Finger Lakes.


Departure Locations

Waterbury

Depart: 7:00 AM

Return: 6:30 PM

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

West Hartford/New Britain

Depart: 7:45 AM

Return: 6:00 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.

Manchester

Depart: 8:15 AM

Return: 5:30 PM

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


Pricing

DOUBLE - PER PERSON

$699

SINGLE - PER PERSON

$829

TRIPLE - PER PERSON

$699


Policies

Payment Policy

DEPOSIT: $250 per person due with reservations: FINAL PAYMENT: April 18, 2023

Cancellation Policy

If a passenger cancels from deposit to April 18, 2023 fee of $75.00 pp; April 19, 2023 to May 16, 2023 fee of $200.00 pp; no refunds if canceled on May 17, 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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