TUESDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2019: Following a 7:00 AM Breakfast Buffet at the JOHN A. SPITZER CONFERENCE CENTER located at LORAIN COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE, 1005 Abbe Road., Elyria, we will depart by luxury motorcoach at 8:00 AM. Lunch will be served today at Good Times of Olean in Olean, New York. Our accommodations for the next three evenings will be at the HAMPTON INN BY HILTON in Ithaca. Tonight's dinner is Italian at Joe's and featured wines are from Thirsty Owl Wines.
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2019: After breakfast at our hotel, we will depart for Cuyagu, New York to visit the Willard Memorial Chapel. We will view a short movie and enjoy an organ concert after which there will be a brief tour with time to take pictures and shop in the gift shop. Lunch is on you own today in downtown Skaneateles, New York which includes time for shopping and exploring Thayer Park. A nice time will be had by all with wine tasting and cheese and crackers at Anyela's Vineyards in Skaneateles before we depart for Strawberry Fields Hydroponic Farm in Auburn, New York. Included will be a tour of the hydroponic strawberry field, refreshments, free tastings, time in their gift shop and a small jar of strawberry jam for everyone in our group. Beak & Skiff Apple Orchard in Lafayette, New York offers our group a delicious Mediterranean Platter along with select wine tastings. A delicious family-style meal will be served at the Springside Inn in Auburn before we depart for the Merry-Go-Round Playhouse in Auburn. The performance, Loch Ness, is a hilarious and heart-warming musical adventure about a young girl and a legendary creature.
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2019: Breakfast is served and then it's off to Taughannock Falls Overlook in Trumansburg, New York. Our tour will cover the park history, geology and gorge formation. Be sure to stop in the gift shop. There's fun to be had at the Lively Run Goat Dairy in Interlaken, New York. Enjoy a short video about cheese making and visit a goat barn, also taste some of their fine goat and cow cheeses. Purchases may be made in their store. Our lunch today will be at the Knapp Winery and Vineyard Restaurant in Romulus, New York. A tasty lunch will be served along with wine tasting. *(see tear slip below) This afternoon we will visit the Cornell Botanical Gardens in Ithaca. Here we will visit the Welcome Center and take in a garden tour. At the Six Mile Creek Vineyard in Ithaca wine tastings and crackers are on the menu. We will have some leisure time back at our hotel before we depart for dinner at the Boat Yard Grill in Ithaca. Lucas Vineyards will present the wines with our meal tonight.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2019: After breakfast we're headed for the George Eastman Museum in Rochester, New York. There will be a private tour of the mansion and self-guided tours of the gardens, exhibitions and the rest of the museum. A delightful lunch will be at Max of Eastman Place in Rochester and then a enjoy a leisurely ride to Liberty Vineyards & Winery in Sheridan, New York. Here we will sip on our final wine tastings before we head for home. There will be a fast-food stop for dinner in Conneaut, Ohio and we will arrive back to Lorain County Community College at approximately 8:15 PM.
PRICE OF TOUR: $850.00/per person - double occ. $765.00/per person - triple occ.*
$1,103.00.per person - single occ. $724.00/per person - quad occ.*
*Rooms may have only 2 queen beds. A deposit of seventy-five dollars ($75.00) p.p. is required with reservations. Full payment is due by September 3, 2019.
The price includes transportation via deluxe motorcoach; 3 nights' accommodations; all admissions; all wine tastings; 4 breakfasts; 3 lunches; 3 dinners; and a tour escort from Footprint Tours, Inc. will accompany the group. All other meals are at the expense of the passenger.
DEADLINE DATE: August 20, 2019
CANCELLATION FEE: On or before September 3, 2019 - $75.00 will be retained
Between September 4 and September 17, 2019 - $500.00 will be retained
Between September 18 and October 1, 2019 - No Refund
Make check or money order out to Footprint Tours, Inc., and mail along with reservation form to Footprint Tours, Inc., 401 Broadway Avenue Suite B, Lorain, Ohio 44052. Credit cards will be accepted through PayPal. There will be an extra $25.00 non-refundable charge if payment is made with a credit card.
For more information contact Footprint Tours, Inc. - 440.244.5100