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New York Finger Lakes
"Wings, Wine & Water"

Named for 11 pristine glacial lakes that spread like fingers across the land.  The Finger Lake area of New York is a popular travel site.  This region features natural beauty, outdoor attractions, cultural richness, culinary splendor, as well as small town charm. If you are an outdoor recreational enthusiast, a nature lover, a food, wine or beer lover, or just enjoy being on the water, the Finger Lakes are a perfect destination for you!

Trip Dates / August 15th - 20th, 2022

Charter Bus Tour - Departs from Pine Level North Carolina
 

Your 6 Day / 5 Night Package Includes visits to:

Glenora Winery 
Corning Glass Museum 
Belhurst Castle & Winery 
Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion 
Canandaigua Lady Cruise 
NY Kitchen Demo & Dinner 
Glen Curtis Museum

 
Nine Meals included 

  • Monday August 15th, 2022 -Heritage Inn, Lancaster, PA

This morning we depart by deluxe motor coach and head north for Lancaster, Pennsylvania. 
Enjoy overnight stay at the Heritage Inn. Dinner tonight is on own. 

  • Tuesday August 16th, 2022 -Hampton Inn, Penn Yan, NY 

This morning we travel to the Corning Museum of Glass where we meet our guide and enjoy lunch on own in the cafe. Following lunch our tour of this famous glass museum will begin. Explore this world class museum dedicated to the history of glass along with many of the regions famous glass works. See a live hot glass demo and visit the extensive gift shop. Next, it's off to Penn Yan, New York located on the northern shore of scenic Keuka Lake. Dinner will be included at Horizons Banquet Center connected to the hotel with beautiful views of the lake!

(Breakfast & Dinner) 

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  • Wednesday August 17th, 2022 -Hampton Inn, Penn Yan, NY 

This morning our guide will show us the Village of Montour Falls which features the stunning She-qua-Gua Falls. Next, it's off to Glenora Winery for a delicious tasting of some of the area's finest vintages. This winery has a beautiful scenic setting overlooking Seneca Lake which is the largest and deepest of the Finger Lakes. Today we enjoy a lunch at Belhurst Castle which is rated the number one most romantic destination in the Finger Lakes! The dining room, located in the original castle, features gorgeous ornate woodworking, stain glass windows, manicured lawns, and scenic views of Seneca Lake. This afternoon we experience the Glenn Curtiss Museum in Hammondsport. Mr. Curtiss took flight way beyond the Wright Brothers, invented the motorcycle, Curtiss Engine, and the first RV! This museum is an awesome array of early planes, motorcycles, local historical artifacts, and so much more! After returning to the Inn for a break we enjoy dinner on own your own in the quaint village of Penn Yan.

(Breakfast & Lunch) 

  • Thursday August 18th, 2022 -Hampton Inn, Penn Yan, NY

We start today with the Sonnenburg Mansion and Gardens where we enjoy several themed gardens featuring the Rock Garden, Italian, Red White and Blue Garden, Rose Garden, Japanese Garden with full scale Tea House, ponds, statues, and more. View the majestic summer home of a wealthy NY banker and have some free time to visit the greenhouses and gift shop. After lunch on own at a local fresh market cafe we board the Canandaigua Lady Paddlewheel Boat for a 90-minute lake cruise. Canandaigua is the most populated of the Finger Lakes and has the second highest lake front property value in the US next to Lake Tahoe! You will enjoy a commentary of the area history as we cruise past quaint cottages and beautiful mansions. Last, we visit the New York Kitchen for a fun 
culinary experience! Enjoy a wine class and tasting, and a cooking demo by the chef featuring New York produce and meats. Then it's time to devour all that was prepared! After dinner we return to the inn to enjoy a summer evening by the lake.

(Breakfast & Dinner) 

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  • Friday August 19th, 2022 -Heritage Inn, Lancaster, PA. 

After breakfast we head to Lititz, PA. Lititz is known as a quaint town full of shops and cafe's.  You may want to make your own pretzel at "Sturgis Pretzel" or watch the candy making at "Wilbur Chocolates". Last we visit Kitchen Kettle Village, which is an Historic Pennsylvania Dutch Village with specialty shops, restaurants, a canning kitchen and more. Dinner tonight will be at a local Amish home.

(Breakfast & Dinner) 

  • Saturday August 20th, 2022 

Depart for home with great memories of the New York Finger Lakes!

(Breakfast) 

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For more information and/or to make a reservation please visit our Contact Page

or give us a call - Wayne Stewart @ (919) 398-3637 - Susan Stewart @ (919) 398-3638

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