Finger Lakes Adventure
Come for Art, Wine and History
3 Days | Spring | Summer | Fall
Starting At $Flexible Pricing
In New York there are eleven long, narrow lakes separating postcard-perfect towns. It’s a place where you can satisfy your thirst for life. Come hungry and experience the sunsets. Come curious and learn of colorful people. Come thirsty and learn about wine. It’s a wonderful outing for any group.
We are happy to accommodate Groups who want to add a night or two, or further customize their trip.
StarrGroups Flexible Pricing:
- Customizable Comps
- Net Rates
- Luxury or First Class Hotels & Meals
- Starr Motorcoach Transportation & Professional Tour Managers are available
Whatever you want, StarrGroups will be happy to structure tour prices to match your needs. Just let us know!
Day 1 – Corning Museum of Glass – Auburn, NY – Dinner at Springside Inn
First stop today is in Corning, NY at the Corning Glass Museum. See glass in a new light at the largest collection of art glass in the world. There are nearly 50,000 objects representing more than 3,500 years of history displayed in the galleries; items range from the portrait of an ancient Egyptian pharaoh to contemporary sculpture. The Museum’s highly regarded curators and librarians actively acquire materials for the museum. Enjoy lunch on your own today in the Museum’s café.
Travel today continues to Auburn, NY where you check into your local hotel for a two-night stay. Dinner is included this evening at the Springside Inn, located on the north end of beautiful Owasco Lake. (D)
Day 2 – Rose Hill Mansion – Canandaigua, NY – Lunch at New York Kitchen – Casa Large Vineyards Tasting – Skaneateles, NY
This morning tour the Rose Hill Mansion and experience a taste of 19th-century life. Built in 1839, the Greek Revival house was the center of a busy and productive farm. The tour focuses on the Swan family, who lived in the house from 1850-1890. Through letters, photographs, and diaries, explore the family’s joys and sorrows and their interactions with neighbors and the many workers required to keep the large house and farm in working order. Enjoy the magnificent view of Seneca Lake from the front porch and the vista of nearby farmlands.
Next, travel to Canandaigua, NY for lunch at the New York Kitchen. Lunch is served in the Demonstration Theater, a comfortable amphitheater setting, enhanced by state-of-the-art audio and visual technology. Watch as your guest chef demonstrates how to make delectable fare using superb New York State products.
Stop this afternoon in Fairport, NY at Casa Large Vineyards. Here you enjoy a wine flight sampler with cheese and crackers. Your sample is served in sample cups in a portable tasting paddle. It also comes with a sheet of information on each of the wines. Tasting ambassadors will check-in to see if you have any questions during your tasting.
Return to your Auburn hotel to freshen up and relax before heading to Skaneateles, NY for dinner on your own. Enjoy the vibrant downtown filled with unique shops and restaurants. (B,L)
Day 3 – Lake Skaneateles Boat Cruise – Depart for Home
After breakfast this morning, take a scenic boat cruise on Lake Skaneateles aboard the Judge Ben Wiles. Skaneateles Lake is the “eastern gateway to the Finger Lakes.” The lake is thought of as one of the most beautiful and cleanest bodies of water in the world.
Following your cruise, depart for home. (B)