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Itinerary

DAY 1 | August 18 | Marshall, MN to Canandaigua, NY

Your flight from Minneapolis departs today for New York. This evening you’ll have an included dinner at the D&R Depot. Located in a historic train depot, both the food and the atmosphere is an excellent beginning to your trip. Holiday Inn Express * Dinner Included

DAY 2 | August 19 | Canandaigua, NY to Alexandria Bay, NY

Today begins with a self-guided tour of Sonnenberg Gardens and Mansion. Formerly the Victorian summer home of Frederik Ferris and his family, it is now a beautiful location for all to enjoy. Arriving at Belhurst Castle, located on the shores of Seneca Lake, your included lunch also features a wine tasting experience. YourafternoonincludesaguidedtouroftheWomen’sRightsNationalHistorical Park. This walking tour includes the historic home of Elizabeth Cady Stanton, a leading figure of the early women’s rights movement. The tour also features Seneca Falls’ Wesleyan Chapel, the site of the 1848 First Women’s Rights Convention. Riveredge Hotel * Breakfast & Lunch Included

DAY 3 | August 20 | Alexandria Bay, NY to Lake Placid, NY

This morning begins with a Two Nation Cruise on the St. Lawrence River. Your 22-mile journey, through what is considered the heart of the Thousand Islands, sails into American and Canadian Waters. This scenic trip gives you the best view of an unique area shared by two nations! Lunch is served on your cruise. Following the cruise, there is a guided tour of Boldt Castle on Heart Island. Built by millionaire George Boldt, owner of Waldorf Astoria,as a token of love for his wife. Your journey this afternoon to Lake Placid takes you through Adirondack Park. Boasting over 3,000 lakes and ponds, 30,000 miles of rivers and streams, mountain vistas, and more, it will provide stunning scenery throughout the drive. Golden Arrow Resort * Breakfast & Lunch Included

DAY 4 | August 21 |  Lake Placid, NY to Lake George, NY

You’ll enjoy a guided tour this morning of Lake Placid Olympic & Paralympic Training Center and home to both the 1932 and 1980 Olympic games. The facility is where the US Hockey Team won its legendary game against the Soviet Union! Your tour continues at Olympic Ski Jump Complex. Your guide will explain to you how potential Olympians are trained at this facility. Your morning concludes at the John Brown Farm and Burial Historic Site, home and final resting place of abolitionist John Brown. Your afternoon concludes at High Falls Gorge. This gorge and mountainous area are considered to be over 1.3 billion years old! There will be free time to explore and dine at your leisure. Dinner tonight will be at the hotel, with entertainment provided by Laura Roth, broadway and off-broadway singer and comedian. Georgian Hotel * Breakfast & Dinner Included

DAY 5 | August 22 |  Lake George, NY

Your morning begins with a guided tour that celebrates the Victorian era and the classic Victorian stroll of Saratoga. You’ll walk through Congress Park, taste the waters, and hear the stories of the areas most colorful characters. Have some fun at the Saratoga Race Track this afternoon, home to several of the most important races in North America including the Travers Stakes, the oldest major Thorough- bred horse race in the United States. Dinner this evening is at Longfellows, located in a barn that is a cross between a log cabin and an Italian courtyard! Georgian Hotel * Breakfast & Dinner Included

DAY 6 | August 23 | Lake George, NY

This morning sit back, relax, and enjoy the scenery as you explore some of the most noted drives in New York, including the Prospect Mountain Scenic Highway. Following is a historic guided tour of Queensbury and Glens Falls. After lunch, you’ll visit The Hyde Collection, a historic house and museum complex featuring a distinguished collection of art. The collection includes Old Masters and an original oil painting of Christ by Rembrandt. Back at the hotel, there is free time to enjoy the hotel amenities and rest before taking The Sunset Sightseeing and Dinner Cruise on Lake George. Your cruise will take you past the stately Sagamore Hotel, Dome Island, Specker Heck Island, and more. Georgian Hotel * Breakfast & Dinner Included

DAY 7 | August 24 |  Lake George, NY to Home

Enjoy a guided Albany City Tour before boarding your plane for your flight home. Breakfast Include

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Departure Date

08/18/2020

Return Date

08/24/2020

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Highlights:

  • D&R Depot Dinner
  • Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park
  • Belhurst Castle
  • Women’s Rights National Historical Park
  • Two Nation Cruise on St. Lawrence River
  • Boldt Castle on Heart Island
  • Adirondack Park
  • Lake Placid Olympic Arenas
  • John Brown Farm & Burial Historic Site
  • High Falls Gorge
  • Georgian Hotel Dinner Theater
  • Saratoga City Tour
  • Saratoga Race Track
  • Million Dollar Route and Prospect Mountain Highway
  • Historic Guided Tour of Queensbury & Glens Falls
  • The Hyde Collection Guided Tour
  • Lake George Dinner Cruise
  • Albany City Tour
  • 6 Breakfast / 2 Lunches / 4 Dinners
Hosted by Southwest Tour and Travel Tour Director (Activity Level: Active) This tour will require guests to be able to walk longer distances, climb several flights of stairs and navigate steps and uneven terrain. Your itinerary will include a higher number of longer travel days with morning and/or evening activities.