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Tours

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1000 Islands - June 12, 2022
  • Tour Date: June 11, 2022
  • Destination: Uncle Sam Boat Tours, 45 James St, Alexandria Bay, NY
  • Cost: $130. Adult / $115. Senior / $100. Child /$80 Transportation

1000 Islands - June 12, 2022

The 1000 Islands (pronounced “Thousand Islands,” not “One Thousand Islands”) is a sightseer’s paradise and a popular destination for those looking for an authentic outdoor vacation. Located along the peaceful border between northern New York State (USA) and southeastern Ontario (Canada), the 1000 Islands is a region of endless shorelines, rich history and unique culture.

Uncle Sam Boat Tours Two Nation Tour takes you on a 22-mile journey through what is considered the heart of the Thousand Islands and into American and Canadian waters. This scenic trip gives you the best view of this truly unique geographical area shared by two nations and you don’t even need a passport!

Professional, live, tour guides provide a lively narrative as you cruise through the narrow channels, over historic sunken wrecks, and by magnificent summer homes of the rich and famous. They provide you with local historical facts and folk lore as well as information about the area’s geology, environment, and native wildlife.

As you cruise on the emerald green waters of the mighty St. Lawrence River, you see international ships from all over the world either heading upriver to ports ringing the Great Lakes or heading downriver to the ocean and ports in distant lands. You also see many pleasure boats, from kayaks cruising along the shoreline to high-performance powerboats criss-crossing the main shipping channel. Your tour guide even points out the exact location of the international boundary line between the U.S. and Canada, so be ready to look!

At the end of the cruise, there is the option to disembark at Heart Island to enjoy a self-guided tour of Boldt Castle at an additional admission fee. (Option available when Boldt Castle is open.)

Bronx Zoo - June 12, 2022
  • Tour Date: June 12, 2022
  • Destination: The Bronx Zoo, 2300 Southern Blvd, The Bronx, NY
  • Cost: $95. Adult / $90. Senior / $85. Child / $65. Transportation Only

Bronx Zoo - June 12, 2022

The Bronx Zoo, the Wildlife Conservation Society’s flagship park, opened on November 8, 1899. Since then, the zoo has created a unique window into the natural world for city dwellers in the heart of the Bronx - and serves as a springboard and hub for conservation efforts across the entire planet.

The animals and exhibits at the Bronx Zoo span the globe and include tiny toads from Tanzania and big cats from the Russian Far East. With more than 700 species, the zoo is the perfect place to inspire animal lovers of all ages. Part of their mission is to connect visitors to wildlife and inspire them to join our conservation work. Scientists at the Bronx Zoo, and the Wildlife Conservation Society's four other zoos and aquarium, are working to protect the future of all species and the places they call home. Much of this work has recently been featured on the Animal Planet docuseries, THE ZOO, which has provided behind-the-scenes looks into their work like never before.

Through the Wildlife Conservation Society’s five parks, we are able to connect over 4 million visitors a year to impactful messaging on science, nature, and conservation. Across these facilities, we care for more than 17,000 mammals, birds, fish, reptiles, amphibians, and invertebrates. With a leading role in the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), WCS sets the standard for animal care, zoological medicine, wildlife conservation, and innovative, naturalistic exhibits.

More information available at https://bronxzoo.com/

Photo Credit: Postdlf
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icense: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/deed.en

New York Botanical Gardens - June 12, 2022
  • Tour Date: June 12, 2022
  • Destination: New York Botanical Gardens, 2900 Southern Blvd, The Bronx, NY
  • Cost: $90. Adult / $85. Senior / $80. Child / $65. Transportation Only

New York Botanical Gardens - June 12, 2022

Established in 1891, The New York Botanical Garden (NYBG) is distinguished by the beauty of its landscape, collections, and gardens, and the scope and excellence of its programs in horticulture, education, and science. NYBG was inspired by an 1888 visit that eminent botanists Nathaniel Lord Britton and his wife, Elizabeth, took to the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, near London. The Brittons believed New York should have a great botanical garden to advance public understanding of plants, be a repository of rare and valuable specimens, and lead original research in botanical science.

Today, the 250-acre Garden—the largest in any city in the United States—is a National Historic Landmark. In addition to the natural attributes that attracted the Brittons, NYBG encompasses 50 specialty gardens and collections comprising more than one million plants, the Nolen Greenhouses for Living Collections, and the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory, the nation’s preeminent Victorian-style glasshouse. Highlights include the award-winning Peggy Rockefeller Rose Garden, considered among the world’s most sustainable rose gardens; the Native Plant Garden, celebrating the diversity of northeastern North American plants; and 30,000 distinguished trees, many more than 200 years old. More than one million visitors annually enjoy the grounds, view innovative exhibitions, and participate in educational programs that are larger and more diverse than those of any other garden in the world.

More information available at https://www.nybg.org/

Photo Credit: King of Hearts
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icense: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/deed.en

Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island - July 10, 2022
  • Tour Date: July 10, 2022
  • Destination: Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island, Castle Clinton National Monument, Battery Park - Liberty Island, New York, NY
  • Cost: $105. Adult / $90. Senior / $85. Child / $65. Transportation Only

Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island - July 10, 2022

Liberty Enlightening the World

"The Statue of Liberty Enlightening the World" was a gift of friendship from the people of France to the United States and is recognized as a universal symbol of freedom and democracy. The Statue of Liberty was dedicated on October 28, 1886.  It was designated as a National Monument in 1924.  Employees of the National Park Service have been caring for the colossal copper statue since 1933.

In May of 2019, Lady Liberty’s legacy expanded with the opening of the Statue of Liberty Museum. Housed within the Statue of Liberty Museum are three interactive galleries that tell the statue's history in thought-provoking ways. Each gallery is designed to inspire visitors. The museum replaced a small exhibition inside the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty and allows millions of visitors to enjoy the Statue of Liberty experience and be inspired by the iconic statue.

Island of Hope, Island of Tears

How far would you travel to find a better life? What if the journey took weeks under difficult conditions?  If you answered "Whatever it takes," you echo the feelings of the 12 million immigrants who passed through these now quiet halls from 1892 to 1954. Ellis Island afforded them the opportunity to attain the American dream for themselves and their descendants. Come hear their stories.

New England Aquarium - July 10, 2022
  • Tour Date: July 10, 2022
  • Destination: New England Aquarium, 1 Central Wharf, Boston, MA
  • Cost: $105. Adult / $90. Senior / $85. Child / $70 Transportation Only

New England Aquarium - July 10, 2022

The New England Aquarium is home to thousands of aquatic animals—from northern fur seals to giant Pacific octopus to little blue penguins.

We also offer a wide range of exhibits, including the largest shark and ray touch tank on the East Coast and the Giant Ocean Tank, a four-story coral reef home to Myrtle the green sea turtle and hundreds of other Caribbean animals.

More information available at https://www.neaq.org/

Photo credit: Beyond My Ken
License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/

Syracuse Nationals / Destiny USA - July 16, 2022
  • Tour Date: July 16, 2022
  • Destination: Syracuse Fairgrounds, 581 State Fair Blvd, Syracuse, NY, Desinty USA, 9090 Destiny USA Dr, Syracuse, NY
  • Cost: $55. per person

Syracuse Nationals / Destiny USA - July 16, 2022

It's a car collector's dream. The Syracuse Nationals Car Show brings about 8,000 gleaming hot rods to the Syracuse State Fair Grounds each year. The  festival will also display muscle cars, antique cars, trucks and other collector vehicles. The show also features special events, vendors, awards shows and seminars. Activities include Artie’s Party, Gasoline Alley, displaying more than 40 vintage race cars  and much more.

Bronx Zoo - July 23, 2022
  • Tour Date: July 23, 2022
  • Destination: The Bronx Zoo, 2300 Southern Blvd, The Bronx, NY
  • Cost: $95. Adult / $90. Senior / $85. Child / $65. Transportation Only

Bronx Zoo - July 23, 2022

The Bronx Zoo, the Wildlife Conservation Society’s flagship park, opened on November 8, 1899. Since then, the zoo has created a unique window into the natural world for city dwellers in the heart of the Bronx - and serves as a springboard and hub for conservation efforts across the entire planet.

The animals and exhibits at the Bronx Zoo span the globe and include tiny toads from Tanzania and big cats from the Russian Far East. With more than 700 species, the zoo is the perfect place to inspire animal lovers of all ages. Part of their mission is to connect visitors to wildlife and inspire them to join our conservation work. Scientists at the Bronx Zoo, and the Wildlife Conservation Society's four other zoos and aquarium, are working to protect the future of all species and the places they call home. Much of this work has recently been featured on the Animal Planet docuseries, THE ZOO, which has provided behind-the-scenes looks into their work like never before.

Through the Wildlife Conservation Society’s five parks, we are able to connect over 4 million visitors a year to impactful messaging on science, nature, and conservation. Across these facilities, we care for more than 17,000 mammals, birds, fish, reptiles, amphibians, and invertebrates. With a leading role in the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), WCS sets the standard for animal care, zoological medicine, wildlife conservation, and innovative, naturalistic exhibits.

More information available at https://bronxzoo.com/

Photo Credit: Postdlf
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icense: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/deed.en

New York Botanical Gardens - July 23, 2022
  • Tour Date: July 23, 2022
  • Destination: New York Botanical Gardens, 2900 Southern Blvd, The Bronx, NY
  • Cost: $90. Adult / $85. Senior / $80. Child / $65. Transportation Only

New York Botanical Gardens - July 23, 2022

Established in 1891, The New York Botanical Garden (NYBG) is distinguished by the beauty of its landscape, collections, and gardens, and the scope and excellence of its programs in horticulture, education, and science. NYBG was inspired by an 1888 visit that eminent botanists Nathaniel Lord Britton and his wife, Elizabeth, took to the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, near London. The Brittons believed New York should have a great botanical garden to advance public understanding of plants, be a repository of rare and valuable specimens, and lead original research in botanical science.

Today, the 250-acre Garden—the largest in any city in the United States—is a National Historic Landmark. In addition to the natural attributes that attracted the Brittons, NYBG encompasses 50 specialty gardens and collections comprising more than one million plants, the Nolen Greenhouses for Living Collections, and the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory, the nation’s preeminent Victorian-style glasshouse. Highlights include the award-winning Peggy Rockefeller Rose Garden, considered among the world’s most sustainable rose gardens; the Native Plant Garden, celebrating the diversity of northeastern North American plants; and 30,000 distinguished trees, many more than 200 years old. More than one million visitors annually enjoy the grounds, view innovative exhibitions, and participate in educational programs that are larger and more diverse than those of any other garden in the world.

More information available at https://www.nybg.org/

Photo Credit: King of Hearts
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icense: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/deed.en

Boston Whale Watch - July 23, 2022
  • Tour Date: July 23, 2022
  • Destination: Boston Harbor Cruises, One Long Wharf Boston, MA
  • Cost: $125. Adult / $105 Senior / $95 Child / $70 Transportation Only

Boston Whale Watch - July 23, 2022

Set sail with us for the whale watch experience of a lifetime. Our destination: Stellwagen Bank Marine Sanctuary, a rich feeding ground for whales, dolphins, sea birds and other marine creatures. You’ll have a good chance to view several different species of large whales, including humpbacks, finbacks and minkes, and the critically endangered right whales. And you’ll learn about them from New England Aquarium naturalists who are always on board to share knowledge, answer your questions and explain the mind-blowing behaviors of these truly magnificent mammals.

Mystic Aquarium & Seaport - July 24, 2022
  • Tour Date: July 24, 2022
  • Destination: Mystic Aquarium, 55 Coogan Blvd. Mystic, CT, Mystic Seaport, 75 Greenmanville Ave, Mystic, CT
  • Cost: $145. Adult / $130. Child / $80. Transportation Only

Mystic Aquarium & Seaport - July 24, 2022

Get closer to an incredible variety of marine life than you ever thought possible at the Mystic Aquarium! See New England’s only beluga whale exhibit, a full one acre habitat viewed through 20 ft. long underwater windows. Visit the historical maritime museum that brings you back to life on the coast in the 19th century. Venture aboard historic ships, take a walk down a re-created 19th century village, and watch vessel restoration in action at the preservation shipyard.

New England Aquarium - August 7, 2022
  • Tour Date: August 07, 2022
  • Destination: New England Aquarium, 1 Central Wharf, Boston, MA
  • Cost: $105. Adult / $90. Senior / $85. Child / $70 Transportation Only

New England Aquarium - August 7, 2022

The New England Aquarium is home to thousands of aquatic animals—from northern fur seals to giant Pacific octopus to little blue penguins.

We also offer a wide range of exhibits, including the largest shark and ray touch tank on the East Coast and the Giant Ocean Tank, a four-story coral reef home to Myrtle the green sea turtle and hundreds of other Caribbean animals.

More information available at https://www.neaq.org/

Photo credit: Beyond My Ken
License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/

Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island - Aug 21, 2022
  • Tour Date: August 21, 2022
  • Destination: Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island, Castle Clinton National Monument, Battery Park - Liberty Island, New York, NY
  • Cost: $105. Adult / $90. Senior / $85. Child / $65. Transportation Only

Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island - Aug 21, 2022

Liberty Enlightening the World

"The Statue of Liberty Enlightening the World" was a gift of friendship from the people of France to the United States and is recognized as a universal symbol of freedom and democracy. The Statue of Liberty was dedicated on October 28, 1886.  It was designated as a National Monument in 1924.  Employees of the National Park Service have been caring for the colossal copper statue since 1933.

In May of 2019, Lady Liberty’s legacy expanded with the opening of the Statue of Liberty Museum. Housed within the Statue of Liberty Museum are three interactive galleries that tell the statue's history in thought-provoking ways. Each gallery is designed to inspire visitors. The museum replaced a small exhibition inside the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty and allows millions of visitors to enjoy the Statue of Liberty experience and be inspired by the iconic statue.

Island of Hope, Island of Tears

How far would you travel to find a better life? What if the journey took weeks under difficult conditions?  If you answered "Whatever it takes," you echo the feelings of the 12 million immigrants who passed through these now quiet halls from 1892 to 1954. Ellis Island afforded them the opportunity to attain the American dream for themselves and their descendants. Come hear their stories.

The Great New York State Fair - August 27, 2022
  • Tour Date: August 27, 2022
  • Destination: NYS Fairgrounds, 581 State Fair Blvd., Syracuse, NY
  • Cost: $55.00

The Great New York State Fair - August 27, 2022

The glittering lights, the thrilling coasters, and the promise of new memories are just a few reasons that thousands are attracted to the State Fair in Syracuse each summer. Whatever your reason, there's a lot of fun in store. What started as a nod to the agricultural community in the 1800s has evolved into a colorful 13-day celebration of New York's outstanding food, entertainment, and technology. So whether you're here for a cultural awakening or to eat fried Oreos by the handful, the Great New York State Fair will take you on a journey.

Photo Credit: Doug Kerr
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icense: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/

New England Aquarium - September 10, 2022
  • Tour Date: September 10, 2022
  • Destination: New England Aquarium, 1 Central Wharf, Boston, MA
  • Cost: $105. Adult / $90. Senior / $85. Child / $70 Transportation Only

New England Aquarium - September 10, 2022

The New England Aquarium is home to thousands of aquatic animals—from northern fur seals to giant Pacific octopus to little blue penguins.

We also offer a wide range of exhibits, including the largest shark and ray touch tank on the East Coast and the Giant Ocean Tank, a four-story coral reef home to Myrtle the green sea turtle and hundreds of other Caribbean animals.

More information available at https://www.neaq.org/

Photo credit: Beyond My Ken
License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/

Mopar Express Lane NHRA - Sept. 11, 2022
  • Tour Date: September 11, 2022
  • Destination: Maple Grove Raceway, 30 Stauffer Park Lane, Mohnton, PA
  • Cost: $150. Per Person / $90. Transportation Only

Mopar Express Lane NHRA - Sept. 11, 2022

The NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series tour includes 24 events that pass through 21 cities in all regions of the United States, bringing its excitement to millions each year. The events are spectacles of color and speed, chrome and flash, and ingenuity and engineering.

Although the tracks measure the same length at each stop, each venue is different.  Conditions such as elevation, weather, and time of year makes each stop a unique one.

Every Mello Yello National event includes both pros and competitors from the NHRA Lucas Oil Series.  The fastest and most exciting rounds are the Nitro rounds, which include Top Fuel and Funny Car.  In these rounds you’ll see cars going over 300mph.

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