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Holiday In The Hudson by Butler Motor Tours

Holiday In The Hudson by Butler Motor Tours

Hudson Vally in New York is a fantastic destination filled with spectacular mountain views, historic estates and home to some fo the most visited sited in the United States of America

  • Services provided by Butler Motor Tours

  • Deluxe motorcoach transportation

  • Lodging for 2 nights in the Hudson Valley region

  • 2 breakfasts

  • 2 lunches

  • 1 dinner

  • Franklin Roosevelt National Historic Site

  • Culinary Instituee of American in Hyde Park guided tour

  • Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site

  • Walkway over the Hudson

  • Military Acedemy at West Point with included lunch

  • Luggage handling and taxes

Intro

The Hudson Valey in New York is a fantastic destination filled with spectacular mountain views, historic estates and home to some of the most visited sites in the United States of America. We have put together a lovely weekend get-away which just touches the surface of some of the wonderful offerings in the Hudson area including the scenic Walkway Over the Hudson, the gourmet delights of the Culinary Institute, West Point Military Academy and more.

August 21

Departure early this morning as we head north into New York State and the Hudson Valley area which will be our home for the next 2 wonderful nights. We will check in to our hotel before enjoying a group dinner at one of the nearby restaurants which we know you will love. After dinner, return to the hotel for the remainder of the evening.

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August 22

Breakfast included at your hotel. We will meet our guide and take a tour at the Franklin Roosevelt National Historic Site containing the lifelong home of America's only 4-term President along with the Presidential Library and Museum. President Roosevelt and his wife, Eleanor, are buried here. You will enjoy the grounds, library, film and scenic sites. Later this morning we arrive at the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park area which sets the excellence in school provides a steady supply of talented chef's, many of whom fall in love with the region and stay on to create and cook in innovative restaurants. You will enjoy a unique tour of this amazing establishment which is normally guided by one of the Culinary Institute's attending students. This campus operates five award-winning and student-staffed public restaurants, all with their own personality and offerings, and we will then have the most distinct opportunity to enjoy an included lunch in one of these on-campus restaurants - enjoy your wonderful culinary experience! No trip to the Hudson Valley would be complete without visiting the Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site. This mansion was established as a monument to an era, rather than a tribute to any one person or family. At that time, it was the first home in the town of Hyde Park to have electricity which was generated by a hydroelectric power plant located on a creek that runs through the property. The estate illustrates a way of life modeled on the English country house and boasts centuries old tree plantings, stunning Hudson River and Catskill Mountain views and Italian Gardens maintained by volunteers...it remains today a place to understand "lifestyles of the rich and famous from its time. We will visit one of the newest attractions called Walkway-Over-The-Hudson. This breathtaking pedestrian bridge stands 212 feet above the massive Hudson River and is 1.28 miles long, making it the longest elevated pedestrian bridge in the entire world. Be sure to bring your camera so you can capture the magnificent views which will embrace everyone - you will find this to be simply breathtaking to say the least. The cost of reconstructing this Walkway LProject, now known as "Walkway-Over-The-Hudson" State Park, was $38.8 million dollars and was completed in October 2009. Enjoy this wonderful experience! After a busy day of enjoying the area, we will return to our hotel to freshen up before having dinner on your own at a near by restaurant.

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August 23

Breakfast included at our hotel and we will end our touring in the area with a visit to the United States Military Academy at West Point. (REQUIRES PHOTO I.D. SUCH AS DRIVER'S LICENSE FOR EACH PERSON AGE 16 YEARS AND OLDER ALONG WITH A BIRTH DATE). Many of our travelers have family and friends who have attended West Point which is a most prestigious accomplishment in one's life. There is no better way to experience the sweep of America's history than an exciting tour at West Point - historic figures such as George Washington, Robert E. Lee, U.S. Grant, Douglas MacArthur, Dwight Eisenhower and more have walked these grounds and contributed to West Point's story. Along with the history and stories you will enjoy during your visit, you will also take in theh breathtaking vistas of theHudson Highlands, one of the most scenic spots in the Northeast area. Our final farewell to the area will end with a wonderful dining experience at the Hotel Thayer located right on the West Point complex. Arrive home late this evening after a wonderful weekend at holiday in the Hudson.

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B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Includes: Deluxe motorcoach transportation, lodging for 2 nights in the Hudson Valley region, 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 1 dinner, all touring and admissions as described in itinerary, luggage handling and taxes.

 

Deposit: $200.00 per person

 

Balance due:  45 days prior to departure

 

No Refund AFter Final Balance Due Date

 

Departures: Natrona Heights 6:15 AM / Kittanning 7:00 AM / Butler 7:30 AM

Ohio Departure times to be announced closer to departure and will include: Columbiana, Salem, Alliance, Canton, Akron

 

Walking Code 3: This tour includes moderate physical activity. The itinerary blends some longer days with shorter days and more leisure time. Walking tours, as well as walking slightly longer distances, climbing stairs or walking over uneven terrain should be expected.

 

Please be ready to give birth date and drivers license information when calling the office to book this tour.

 

Insurance:  Travel Insurance is optional. To be eligible for the waiver of pre-existing medical condition exclusion, the protection plan must be purchased within 15 days from the time you make your initial trip deposit and for the prepaid non-refundable payments or deposits.  If purchased, the insurance premium is refundable during the 15 day review period, unless you have filed a claim or departed on your trip.  The insurance premium is non-refundable after the 15 day review period. To view/download the Policy, go to:  http://policy.travelexinsurance.com/312A-1217.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Akron Walmart (Ohio) Parking lot, front right end of lot, behind IHOP
2887 S. Arlington Rd. exit 120 Off I-77S Akron, OH
Alliance Carnation Mall Front mall parking lot, behind McD's at light pole
2500 W. State St., Alliance, OH
Butler Motor Tours 210 South Monroe Street, rear lot,
Butler, PA
Canton Walmart (Ohio) Park in far left corner, only area permitted
4572 Mega St. NW, Portage Rd, exit 11, off I77
Columbiana Garage 44015 St. Rt. 14 (Formerly Gadabout Office)
Columbiana, OH
Kittanning Hilltop Plaza 11 Hilltop Plaza (park in outer parking lot)
Kittanning, Pa
Natrona Heights Wal Mart located in Highlands Plaza on old route 28
4015 Freeport Road, Natrona Heights, PA
Salem Burger King Rear Parking lot ONLY!!
1761 East State St, Salem, OH
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