Castles of New York

JOURNEY TO A BYGONE ERA! CRUISE ABOARD A REPLICA STEAMBOAT ON THE ST. LAWRENCE RIVER, TOUR THREE CASTLES & TASTE WINE WHILE ENJOYING THE SCENIC VIEWS OF NEW YORK STATE!

Package includes:
  •  Motorcoach Transportation
  •  Baggage Handling at Resort
  • Taxes & Meal Gratuities
  • 2 Nights at the Edgewood Resort, Alexandria Bay
  • 1 Overnight Hotel in the Albany, NY area
  • 1 Overnight Hotel on route home
  • 4 Breakfasts, 1 Boxed Lunch & 3 Dinners
  • Boldt Castle
  • Singer Castle
  • Wing’s Castle
  • Millbrook Vineyards & Winery
  • St. Lawrence River Cruise
  • Guided tour of New York State Capital building
Itinerary:

Day 1

An early departure has you headed for upstate New York where upon arrival you will check into your hotel in the Alexandria Bay area near  the Candaian border. You will have time to freshen up before enjoying a delious dinner, which is followed my a relaxing evening.

Day 2

After a buffet breakfast, you will depart for the dock in downtown Alexandria Bay to begin Uncle Sam's boat tour of two castles located on the St. Lawrence River. Your first stop will be at Dark Island for a tour of Singer Castle which was built by the Bourne Family.  Afterwards enjoy the beautiful scenery as you cruise along the St. Lawrence River on the way to Boldt Castle for a self guided tour of the interior of the castle. The castle was built as a monument of love by George Boldt for his wife, Louise. After your visit, you will cruise back to  the dock. Return to your hotel to freshen up before dinner at the Resort.

Day 3

Following a buffet breakfast, check out and depart for Albany, NY with a lunch stop on your own along the way. Upon arrival meet your guide for a tour of the New York State Capitol Building. After the tour, you will check into your hotel and prepare for your evening meal at a local restaurant.

Day 4

Enjoy a full breakfast at your hotel, then check out and depart for Millbrook, NY. Arrive in Millbrook for a tour of Wing's Castle, a unique architectural marvel located east of the Hudson River. Peter & Toni Wing built the castle with salvaged materials from antique buildings. After the tour, travel to the Millbrook Vineyards & Winery for a tour and sampling. The winery is regarded as one of the top wineries in New York.  Following the tour depart for your overnight stop for check-in at your hotel. Dinner is on your own this evening.

Day 5

After breakfast, check out and depart for home with lasting memories of the castles of New York!

Itinerary is subject to change.

TRIP #2136

Dates: Jul 12 - 16, 2021

Cost: $899

Deposit: $100

Balance due: 5/10/21

Single Supplement: +$300

Trip Director: Donna Sasser

Activity Level: Moderate Walking

Moderate walking

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