THE ADIRONDACKS
Featuring Lake George and Lake Placid Village, NY

September 28 - October 3, 2016
6 days / 5 nights

$1597

Single supplement $497

Day 3 - AN ADIRONDACK EXPERIENCE /LAKE PLACID VILLAGE             

Our morning drive through the region takes us to the Adirondack Museum at Blue Mountain Lake. This unique museum explores the culture, environment and history of the Adirondack area from 1800 to the present. Special exhibits for 2016 include Weaving a Legacy: Mohawk Basketry Traditions,  and Sense of Place: prints by Ellen Phelan featuring landscapes and gardens from her Westchester County Estate. Continue to Lake Placid Village, your home for two nights.  Meals:B,D
CROWNE PLAZA RESORT AND GOLF CLUB     

Join us to explore the beautiful Adirondack Mountains in northeast New York State.  These ancient mountains are home to magnificent lakes, lakeside villages and quaint towns as well as being a favorite area for outdoor enthusiasts! Lake Placid Village was home to the Olympics in 1932 and 1980 and you’ll see eager young adults training for gold medals at the especially built Olympic Training Center. Join us for our Autumn tour of this spectacular area. 


I T I N E R A R Y

Day 1 -INDEPENDENCE/NEWARK/WILMINGTON     

Day 2 - LAKE GEORGE CRUISE                            Continue north through the beautiful and scenic Hudson River Valley to Lake George, for our luncheon cruise. This 32 mile long lake formed by earthquakes and glaciers is classified as AA-special and is used for the drinking water of the many people around the lake. A scenic look at the area before we check into our hotel. Dinner theatre this evening at our hotel.  Meals:B,L,D
HOLIDAY INN 

Day 5 - OTESAGA AND SURROUNDINGS                                
Leave your views of Lake Placid behind for those of Cooperstown, NY, another of New York’s beautiful small towns nestled on a lovely lake. A delicious lunch at the famous Otesaga Hotel awaits you on arrival before you choose your afternoon activity -  a visit to the famous Baseball Hall of Fame or the impressive James Fenimore Cooper Museum. Continue into Albany for overnight.  Meals:B,L
HILTON GARDEN INN, ALBANY
 
Day 6 - JOURNEY HOME                                                             
Farewell to the Adirondack Mountains as we journey home, stopping enroute for an independent lunch. Afternoon arrival in Wilmington, Newark and Independence.   Meals:B

TOUR INCLUSIONS: Roundtrip transportation from Independence, Newark and Wilmington * accommodations in deluxe and first-class hotels throughout tour based on double occupancy * admissions to all sightseeing as per itinerary with a choice of activities in Cooperstown * meals include breakfast daily,  4 lunches and 3 dinners * taxes and gratuities for hotels, included meals and guides * luggage handling * services of a Tour Director from 4 Seasons Tours *

 Conditions: A deposit of $100 is due with each reservation. Final payment is due by July 15, 2016. Cancellations: After final payment there are no refunds. With insurance $100 deposit is refundable prior to final payment date of July  15, 2016  

Responsibility: B & B Travel Inc., d/b/a 4 Seasons Tours and Travel acts only as agent for suppliers and contractors providing transportation, accommodations and all other services included in this tour. 4 Seasons Tours and Travel  is not liable for loss, damage, injury, death  or expense on account of delay, failure or accident of any conveyance or service, or from any cause whatsoever, whether or not due to or caused by negligence of any company or person. 4  Seasons Tours and Travel reserves the right to alter, change or omit any tour component, when, in its opinion, it is in the best interest of the passengers. No refunds for any unused portion of the tour. 

Day 4 - OLYMPIC SKI JUMP                                                                               
An exciting morning seeing possible future Olympic winners training at the Olympic Training Center in a ski-jumping demonstration while you enjoy lunch on the observation level at the top of a jumping ramp. Afternoon at leisure to stroll though Lake Placid Village near your hotel and enjoy dinner independently.  Meals:B,L
CROWNE PLAZA RESORT AND GOLF CLUB   

Our departures take us north to New York State and the beautiful Boscobel Mansion. Construction began in the early 19th century by S. Morris Dyckman,  but he passed away before seeing his new home. His wife, Elizabeth, oversaw the construction and today it is one of the most elegant houses in the U.S.  A Federal style home, its interior features an very fine collections of decorative arts from the same period.  Enjoy a special lunch and a guided tour before we continue to Mohonk Mountain House, a magnificent Victorian style “castle” overlooking Lake Mohonk. Dinner this evening at our hotel.  Meals:L,D
MOHONK MOUNTAIN HOUSE