Castles of New York & 1000 Islands

Castles of New York & 1000 Islands

September 12-18, 2019

Your Tour Includes:  Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, 5 night’s lodging, 11 meals, attractions as highlighted in the itinerary, luggage handling for one suitcase per person, hotel taxes, taxes and gratuities on the included meals, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services.

Payment & Reservations:  A deposit of $200 per person is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. 

Final payment is due by August 1, 2019.

Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Waterville, Augusta, Lewiston, South Portland, Wells and Portsmouth.

Trip Itinerary

Day 1 – Friday, September 13 – A morning departure will start your tour to beautiful New York State.  Your travels on this day will bring you to Hudson Valley, and your hotel for two nights, HNA Palisades Conference Center.  A Get-Acquainted dinner is included tonight at your hotel.


Day 2 – Saturday, September 14Breakfast is included at your hotel before a tour of the Jay Gould Mansion, Lyndhurst, in Tarrytown.  You will have free time on your own in Tarrytown for lunch today. Your next stop will be the Rockefeller mansion, Kykuit.  Kykuit was home to four generations of the Rockefeller family, this extraordinary landmark has been continuously and meticulously maintained for more than 100 years.Dinner will be included tonight at the ‘76 House in Tappan.


Day 3 – Sunday, September 15 - Breakfast is included at your hotel before touring the West Point Military Academy.   This afternoon you will tour Olana, the Frederick Church home in Hudson, NY.  Dinner this evening will be included at Scarboroughs in Latham, NY before checking into your hotel, the Hampton Inn Albany.


Day 4 – Monday, September 16 After an included breakfast at your hotel you will travel to the 1000 Islands region.  Upon arrival you will embark on a 2-hour luncheon cruise followed by a tour of Boldt Castle.  This evening dinner will be included at Bonnie Castle.


Day 5 – Tuesday, September 17 This morning after an included breakfast, you will have time for shopping and then a visit to the Antique Boat Museum in Clayton.  This afternoon you will have a cruise and tour of Singer Castle. Singer Castle, located on Dark Island, is open to the public to visitors who wish to have a guided tour of the intricate architecture, beautiful furnishings and puzzling secret passages of our magnificent 100-year old Castle. *( Due to the historic nature of Singer Castle, not all areas of the facility may be accessible to all.)*  After your castle tour and cruise you will depart for Utica,  farewell dinner included this evening.


Day 6 – Wednesday, September 18 - Breakfast is included this morning at your hotel before departing for home with wonderful memories of your tour to New York!

Cost Per Person

Regular Rates

                   Single                  Double             Triple

                     $1,722              $1,396             $1,311