I T I N E R A R Y
Day 1 – INDEPENDENCE/NEWARK/WILMINGTON/WEST POINT
Our morning departure takes us north into New York State and our military academy, West Point. Lunch at the delightful Hotel Thayer on the academy grounds before our guided tour of West Point including the beautiful chapel. After our two-hour tour we’ll drive into Tarrytown for three nights at our hotel. Dinner this evening at the Bistro Z Restaurant at our hotel. Meals:L,D
SLEEPY HOLLOW HOTEL
Day 2 - WASHINGTON’S HEADQUARTERS/RIVER CRUISE
After breakfast we depart for Newburgh, NY to visit the Washington Historic Site overlooking the Hudson River. Washington lived here while he was in command of the Continental Army during the final years of the Revolutionary War. It is also the oldest house in Newburgh. An afternoon cruise on the Hudson River shows you river light houses, waterfront mansions and other notable sites. A light lunch will be served while we sail. Later in the afternoon enjoy a tour and wine tasting at the Brotherhood Winery. Dinner this even at the Blu Pointe Restaurant. Meals: B,L,D
SLEEPLY HOLLOW HOTEL
TOUR INCLUSIONS: Roundtrip transportation from Independence, Newark and Wilmington to the Hudson River Valley * three nights accommodations at the Sleepy Hollow Hotel in Tarrytown, NY based on double occupancy* admissions to all sightseeing as per itinerary * guide service each day * meals include 3 breakfasts, 4 lunches and 3 dinners * luggage handling at hotels * taxes and gratuities for hotel, included meals and guides * services of a Tour Director from 4 Seasons Tours *
Not included: Driver gratuity.
Conditions: A deposit of $100 is due with each reservation. Final payment is due July 15, 2022.
Cancellations: After final payment date there are no refunds. Insurance is available from 4 Seasons Tours.
Responsibility: 4 Seasons Tours and Travel acts only as an agent for passengers in arranging 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 our opinion, it is in the best interest of the passengers.
Day 3 - BOSCOBEL AND AREA SIGHTSEEING
Boscobel is one of the most beautiful estates in the Hudson River Valley. It was built between 1804 and 1908 originally as the dream house of Loyalists Elizabeth and States Dyckman. Eventually it fell into disrepair but with a generous support from Readers Digest co-founder Lila Wallace, they raised the funding to restore the Neoclassical mansion back to-and even beyond- its original grandeur. Today Boscobel’s interiors showcase one of the finest collections of New York furniture from the Federal period including documented examples by Duncan Phyfe. The view from Boscobel of the Hudson River is awesome! Lunch included at this beautiful estate. This afternoon, enjoy guided local sightseeing including Union Church of Pocanitco Hills with its stained glass windows by European masters including Marc Chagall and Henri Matisse, commissioned by the Rockefeller family. Return to our hotel to freshen-up before dinner at the Casaletto Restaurant. Meals: B,L,D
SLEEPY HOLLOW HOTEL
Join us for four carefree days in the lovely Hudson River Valley! Three nights in Tarrytown, NY lets us explore and enjoy highlights of the area. All meals and local guide gratuities included.
Day 4 - KYKUIT
Morning touring takes us to Kykuit, completed in 1913 for businessman and philanthropist John D. Rockefeller. Kykuit has been home to 4 generations of the Rockefeller family This Beaux-Arts house with Italianate gardens is considered the best work of architect William Bosworth in the United States. You will see beautiful interiors by Ogden Codman, collections of Chinese and European ceramics, fine furnishings and extensive galleries of paintings. Outside there are over 70 sculptures to view and enjoy. Lunch after our Kykuit visit followed by departure for home with arrival in Wilmington and Newark in the late afternoon then Independence in the early evening. Snacks enroute home on the motorcoach and a rest stop, of course. Meals: B,L
HUDSON RIVER VALLEY
September 13 – 16, 2022
4 days / 3 nights