Dive deep into Lake George for a spectacular fall getaway. You will enjoy the perfect combination of touring fascinating historical sites, cruising crystal clear waters, exciting entertainment, fabulous dining experiences, and gorgeous scenery. Discover the natural treasure that is Lake George, New York for an unforgettable adventure!
Guided Tour of Albany
Guided Lake George Tour
Luncheon Cruise aboard the Lac du Saint Sacrement
Fort William Henry Museum
Saratoga Springs Tour
Old Friends at Cabin Creek Museum
Saratoga Casino OR driving tour of the suburbs of Saratoga Springs
Bethel Woods Woodstock Museum
7 Meals Included
Requires Extended Amounts of Walking
We'll make our way to New York with a stop for lunch en route. We begin our touring with a narrated driving tour of Albany, the State Capital of New York. Afterwards we will stop at Lake Luzerne to see where the Hudson and the Sacandaga Rivers converge. Dinner will be included enroute to our hotel.
After breakfast we will travel to Glens Falls, a small waterfall whose hydropower made it an ideal site for a number of early watermills, used to grind grist and to power sawmills. Enjoy the view as our guide shares more about its history. After a short stop to view the "Last of the Mohicans" mural hanging in the lobby hall of the Queensbury Hotel we head to Lake George. On the way, we will drive up Prospect Mountain Veterans Memorial Highway, a 5-mile scenic highway with spectacular views of Lake George and the High Peaks of the Adirondack Mountains. Next, we set sail on a luncheon cruise on beautiful Lake George aboard Lac du Saint Sacrement. We'll enjoy lunch paired with live music…take a spin around the dance floor or sit back and enjoy the views! Today's touring concludes with a guided tour of the Fort William Henry Museum. Discover this British fort where history comes alive with costumed soldiers and military demonstrations. Tonight, you are free to enjoy dinner on your own in the town of Lake George.
After breakfast, our day will begin with a guided tour of Saratoga Springs. Known as the "Queen of Spas," this town has a rich heritage as a health resort and gambling center for much of the 19th and 20th centuries. With 125 healing springs, it is still today "the Queen". The history, architecture, and rich horse racing tradition will be unveiled during our time here. Hear all about the historic racetrack, marvelous mansions, and famous residents. There will be free time in downtown Saratoga Springs for you to have lunch on your own at one of the many eateries. Next, we will visit Old Friends at Cabin Creek, a living museum of horse racing for all thoroughbred racehorses, both known and unknown, to enjoy a dignified "retirement home". The horses are able to frolic in their spacious pastures and live their retirement years in peace. Some even love to greet visitors. Operated by volunteers, a small gift shop and donations help fund this non-for-profit facility. This afternoon you can choose to try your luck at The Saratoga Casino or take a driving tour of the suburbs of Saratoga Springs. Dinner this evening will be at a local restaurant. We'll stop at Martha's Dandee Creme where you can purchase some of the best ice cream in the East! First starting as a chicken farm, it quickly transformed into the best ice cream around. No wonder it's been in business for 76 years!! The Rooster, when he was alive, would greet guests, thus the insignia of Charlie, the rooster.
After breakfast we'll begin our journey home. Enroute we will stop at the Museum at Bethel Woods for a tour and lunch. Some visit to relive the past and their journey to Woodstock, others come to experience what it was like for the first time. As you step inside the exhibit you hear the echo of 450,000 chanting "no rain" and see the stories of those who were actually there. Through artifacts, films, music - and even a hippie bus - you will be inspired not only by what was the most prolific three-day festival in history, but by the ideals that remain relevant today. Our arrival home is scheduled for late afternoon.B, L
Our intention is to run each tour as originally planned and published. However, if deemed necessary to do so, Perkiomen Tours reserves the right to make changes to tour components, schedules or itineraries without prior notification.
Tips for Perkiomen motorcoach drivers and tour escorts are not included in the price of this tour. We feel that these gratuities should be extended on an individual basis and dictated by the level of service provided.
Motorcoach seating is assigned at the time of reservation but cannot be guaranteed. Although we do our best to keep each traveler in the seat assigned at the time of reservation, there are times that it is necessary to move seat locations. Please be sure to verify your final seat number(s) with your driver at the time of boarding. Historically, daily seat rotation was practiced on most multi-day tours. We have suspended this practice for a period of time. Seat rotation will be explained by your driver or tour escort if reinstated.
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To fully participate in this tour may require extended amounts of walking. There may be steps, inclines, uneven surfaces or extended periods of standing. Participants with physical limitation should take this into consideration.
B=Full Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner
Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.
Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.
|Allentown - Motorcoach|| Calvary Temple Church |
3436 Winchester Rd., Allentown, PA 18104
|Easton - Motorcoach|| William Penn Hwy Park & Ride near Pole A-10 |
Route 33, Easton, PA
|Montgomeryville - Shuttle|| Quality Inn |
678 Bethlehem Pike, Montgomeryville, PA 18936
|Pennsburg - Motorcoach|| Perkiomen Tours Office |
875 Main St, Pennsburg, PA 18073
|Reading - Shuttle|| Homewood Suites |
2801 Papermill Rd, Reading, PA 19610
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