HOLIDAY SPARKLE IN THE BIG APPLE
Join us for a wonderful day in Manhattan at Holiday time—The city never looks more beautiful than at Christmas time and our day is planned to enjoy many wonderful highlights! We begin at Bryan Park for holiday with more than 125 boutique –like kiosks. Then a full course lunch at Buca Di Beppo in Times Square-a popular Italian Eatery served family style. Menu: house Bread, Mixed Salad and Caesar Salad, Fettucine Alfredo, Spaghetti Marinara, Parmigiana, Dessert, Soft Drinks and Coffee. Then a two hour fabulous Guided Riding Tour of Manhattan's Holiday Lights with our New York City guide with stops along the way. We will see the tree at Rockefeller Center, Fifth Avenue Windows, and more! No discounts apply.
Course # 9612 Departs NHS 9:30 AM
Saturday 12/2/17 Fee $109
FALL FOLIAGE ON THE GREEN MOUNTAIN FLYER RAILROAD VERMONT
We’ll head north and stop at The Marina Restaurant in Brattle-boro, Vermont for a delicious lunch with a beautiful view of the river. Menu: Please indicate Entrée Choice: New England Baked Haddock, Teriyaki Chicken or Butternut Squash Ravioli.. Our next stop will be Chester Depot, where we will board the Green Mountain Flyer, one of the region’s best scenic train rides! View the beautiful fall foliage by train as we roll past rivers, farms and covered bridges, and experience sights you can’t see from the road. Relaxation guaranteed as you experience the nostalgic splendor of a fully restored vintage train. .No discounts apply
Course # 9713 Sunday 10/15/17 FULL
**Departs: 845 AM Cromwell Park & Ride Commuter lot at I91 and Rte. 372 (exit 21)
INTREPID MUSEUM & GRAND CENTRAL STATION
The USS Intrepid is an important part of America’s history at sea, in the air and in space. The Intrepid’s role in this history spans two major wars, the space program, and rescue and recovery efforts in the days following the attacks of September 11, 2001.
Explore the 900 foot USS Intrepid. This Aircraft Carrier fought in WWII, served in the Cold War and the Vietnam War. Visit the Space Shuttle Pavilion and see the Space Shuttle Enterprise. Climb aboard the Submarine Growler, the only American guided missile submarine open to the public.
Prior to visiting the USS Intrepid, we will have a guided tour of magnificent Grand Central Station, renovated to its 1914 glory. After our tour, there will have time to eat in one of the many cafes and restaurants. Note: There is a moderate amount of walking on this tour. No discounts apply.
Course # 9714 Departs NHS 8:30 AM
Sunday 11/5/17 Fee $104
NEW YORK BOTANICAL GARDEN—CHIHULY INSTALLATION
For the first time in more than ten years, the artwork of world-renowned sculptor Dale Chihuly will be featured in a major exhibition in New York. The dramatic vistas of the NYBG will be a showcase for Chihuly’s dynamic works of art. New hand-blown glass sculptures, created especially for NYBG will complement the architecture of the Conservatory, itself a work of glass art. These one-of-a-kind installations will highlight the connection of artwork to the natural world. There will also be an exhibition of Chihuly drawings depicting the energy behind
his artistic process. After spending the morning at the Botanical Garden you will have time to stroll down Arthur Avenue, the “Little Italy of the Bronx” for lunch (on own) and a chance to purchase wonderful Italian specialties.. No discounts apply.
Course # 9611 Departs NHS 9:00 AM
Saturday 10/7 FULL