Visit New York City, the Hudson River Valley, the Catskills, the Adirondacks, the Finger Lakes area, & Niagara Falls
Departing October 7, 2017 8 Days
We begin our "New York, New York" tour today as we jet to the Big Apple and transfer to our hotel.
Today we will sightsee this grand city. You will visit Upper New York, including Fifth Avenue, Lincoln Center, Columbia University, Central Park, as well as Lower New York, where you'll see Greenwich Village, Chinatown, Wall Street and the United Nations Building.
Dinner tonight will be at one of the Deli's that New Yorkers brag about. We'll complete our day atop the Empire State Building with its breathtaking views. You'll return to your hotel sleepless but not in Seattle.
This morning, we'll take the
famous Circle Line Cruise along the Manhattan shoreline.
You'll see all the great sights including the Statue of Liberty,
Ellis Island, the Empire State Building, the Brooklyn Bridge, the
United Nation's Building and so
This afternoon, we will visit Times Square and Rockefeller Center.
We will tour up the scenic Hudson River today. Along the way, we will tour the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and Hyde Park, Franklin Roosevelt's family home, and where he is buried.
We will then continue on to lovely Albany, New York's Capital.
We will take another leisurely mountain tour today as we sightsee the Adirondacks. Kodak moments will include the Ausable Chasm, the beautiful shores of Lake Champlain, Mirror Lake, Lake Placid, and quaint Saratoga Springs, once the playground of the rich and famous.
This morning, we will visit
Cooperstown and the Baseball Hall of Fame. The first game ever
played occurred at the town's ballpark, Doubleday Field. Famed
author James Fenimore Cooper spent his boyhood here. The
entire town looks like a
We will visit two very unique museums, today, before we travel to Buffalo. First, we'll be at the Corning Glass museum, which is totally unique from any other in the country. Next, we'll be at the Rockwell Art Museum, dedicated to American art.
Then, we will shuffle on to Buffalo! After we check in to our hotel, we will take those who are interested to Niagara Falls, NY to view the lighted falls at night from the US side.
This morning, we'll enjoy the scenic panorama of
the famous "Falls" from the Prospect Point Observation Tower before
we embark on the famous Maid of Mist cruise. Then we will head to the airport for our flight home. We will be returning home with many fond memories of the fall scenes of New York!