1000 Islands & Castles of New York - Sun, July 19-Thurs, July 23, 2020

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Sun, July 19-Thurs July 23, 2020       1000 Islands & Castles of New York $849pp Dbl, $1069 Single

Begin your journey of the 1000 Islands with a wine tasting including 6 samples of the 22 varieties of wine the vineyard produces. Later, check-in to your hotel. The next day, meet your local tour guide for an exploration of the world famous 1000 Islands. Explore the stunning shoreline dotted with historic lighthouses, summer mansions and marinas. Learn about the colorful history of the region before boarding the Lunch Cruise as you cruise along both the American and Canadian waters to see the natural wonders. A hot & cold buffet luncheon is served on the cruise. After lunch, travel to Boldt Castle with a guided tour of the castle which was built for Louise, wife of George C. Boldt. He was a millionaire proprietor of the world famous Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City, set out to build a full size rhineland castle in Alexandria Bay, on picturesque Heart Island. He abandoned the project after his wife passed suddenly in 1904. In the mid-70’s Thousand Island Bridge Authority purchased and spent millions rebuilding the castle.  On your last day, take a river cruise on an eleven mile stretch of the St. Lawrence River your experienced tour guides will provide a lively narrative during your cruise from the castle to Alexandria Bay sharing points of interest , history, environmental and seaway facts. Tour the majestic Singer Castle built at the turn of the century by Commodore Bourne, President of the Singer Sewing Machine Company. Before heading home you will stop by the Antique Boat Museum with over 300 unique, beautifully preserved boats and thousands of recreational boating artifacts. Includes: Motorcoach, 2 nights lodging, 2 breakfast, 1 lunch cruise, 1 dinner and wine tasting