Make memories with McCoy Getaways in the Finger Lakes, a must see destination. Our first attraction will be the backdrop of Mother Natures best work, Letchworth State Park. The river that carved a gorge through the middle the park sometimes 550ft deep, has helped it earn its nickname, The Grand Canyon of the East. We will take a step back in time and soak in the history with our included lunch Belhurst Castle. Our visit to the only unaltered and complete Tiffany Chapel known to exist, the Willard Memorial Chapel. With a private organist performance is a one-of-a-kind experience. Sonnenberg Gardens, a Cayuga Lake Cruise with wine and cheese and the Corning Museum of Glass all complement this amazing tour.
Pick-Up Locations & Times:
Belleville - Quinte Mall (between East Side Mario's & Shell) - 8:00 AM
Kingston - McCoy Getaways Office - 9:00 AM
Gananoque - Car pool lot by the casino - 9:30 AM
This morning we will depart for the Finger Lakes of New York! We will depart from Belleville at 8:00 AM and make quick stops in Kingston and Gananoque to pick-up other passengers! We will cross the border and make a lunch stop at the Cracker Barrell (on your own) before we start heading to Letchworth State Park for a late afternoon/early evening arrival. This park is a 14,427-acre New York State Park located in Livingston County and Wyoming County, in the western part of the State of New York. This park is roughly 17 miles long, following the course of the Genesee River as it flows north through a deep gorge and over several large waterfalls.
We will enjoy an included dinner at the Glen Iris Inn, the former country estate of William Pryor Letchworth. The Glen Iris has welcomed guests as a country inn since 1914. The inn overlooks magnificent Middle Falls on the Genesee River and is surrounded by the beauty of Letchworth Sate Park. We will check into the Hampton Inn Geneva this evening for the next three nights!
This morning, enjoy a hearty breakfast (included) in the main dining room before departing with our guide for a day of touring throughout the Finger Lakes Wine Region.
Our first visit is to the Willard Memorial Chapel. This chapel is the only complete, unaltered Tiffany chapel known in existence. Still in its original location, the chapel was built in the 1890's by Louis C. Tiffany and Tiffany Glass and Decoration Co. Tiffany experts and appraisers agree that the Willard Chapel is an extremely rare example of Tiffany's work. While here, we will enjoy an organ concert while looking at the beautiful glasswork.
After being amazed by the stunning Willard Chapel, we will partake in an included lunch on the shores of Seneca Lake at the fabulous Belhurst Castle!
In the afternoon we will visit the Strawberry Fields Hydroponic Farm for a tour of the hydroponic fields where strawberries grow from May through October in special containers up off the ground, making them easier to pick. and we will delight in a special Chocolate Fountain with Strawberries after the tour! We will have a change to return to the hotel to relax and freshen up before we have dinner at one of the area's great restaurants
After our included breakfast in the dining room this morning, we will depart for the Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park. This 40 room Queen Anne style mansion is perched atop the sun-bathed hill of the estate known as "Sonnenberg" (German for "Sunny Hill). Enjoy a tour of the mansion viewing many of tis stately rooms, including the impressive Great Hall, the Billiard and Trophy Rooms, along with a visit through the gardens.
We will take part in a fantastic guided wine and cheese pairing presentation aboard the Teal on Cayuga Lake. Delight in four delicious Finger Lakes wines paired with locally crafted cheese while enjoying the beauty of the lake.
This evening we will arrive at the New York Kitchen for a 3-course (included) dinner with 2 chef demonstrations!
After dinner we will return to the hotel and the rest of the evening is yours to enjoy.
We will have a delightful final breakfast in the dining room (included) this morning before we check out of the Hampton Inn Geneva. Then it's off to visit the famous Corning Glass Museum in Corning, NY! You will have some time to explore this magnificent museum and will have vouchers for the café for lunch!
We will then say good-bye to the Finger Lakes and depart for home, arriving back in Belleville in the early evening filled with wonderful memories of your McCoy Getaway!
B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner
A deposit of $100 is required at the time of booking.
Balance is due 60 days prior to departure.
Refunds are not available within 60 days of travel.
Regular stops will be made for comfort breaks and meals.
Proper Identification is required to enter the U.S.A. - Passport.
For the comfort of fellow passengers, kindly refrain from using scented products and perfumes.
If you have any food allergies we should be aware, please let us know during the time of booking.
Tipping for driver and escort is at your discretion.
McCoy Getaways strongly recommends purchasing Cancellation & Emergency Medical Insurance for multi-day or out of country tours. Manulife Insurance is available through McCoy Getaways.
Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.
Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.
|Gananoque|| Gananoque - County Road 2 Carpool Lot |
Beside Shorelines Casino Thousand Islands.
|Quinte Mall|| Quinte Mall |
Between East Side Mario's & Shell Gas Station
|Toys R Us|| Toys R Us - 1020 Midland Ave, Kingston, ON |
By the McCoy parking signs.
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