Best of Times - NY Finger Lakes w/Turning Stone Resort & Casino

Oneida, NY, USA

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Best of Times Travel
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30 reviews
Jun 7 - 9, 2023
Group size: 1 - 40
Best of Times - NY Finger Lakes w/Turning Stone Resort & Casino
Oneida, NY, USA

Best of Times Travel
  • Facebook verified
30 reviews

$NaN
Jun 7 - 9, 2023
Group size: 1 - 40

About this trip

Join Best of Times Travel as we head to the Finger Lakes Region of NY and stay at Turning Stone Resort & Casino!


Make the Finger Lakes region of New York State your next getaway destination, and you won’t be disappointed.  From the pristine lakes, tasty vineyards, magnificent parks, charming villages, one-of-a-kind museums, and unique shopping, the Finger Lakes has something for everyone to enjoy.  New York’s Finger Lakes covers 9,000 square miles from the southern shore of Lake Ontario to the Pennsylvania border and encompasses 11 parallel lakes spanning the center of New York State like a giant handprint.  Join us on this one of a kind tour.




What's Included

• Roundtrip Deluxe Motorcoach Transportation From Designated Pick-Up Locations

• 2 Nights Lodging at Turning Stone Resort and Casino 

• Most Meals (Breakfasts and Dinners) 

• Admission to All Touring Sights

• Vineyard Tour and Wine Tasting 

• Evening Dinner on Skaneateles Lake

• Best of Times Travel Tour Director Throughout Your Trip

• Gratuity for Best of Times Travel Tour Director 

• Optional Travelers Insurance by Chubb is offered - Click Here for Details on Chubb Travel Insurance Program


*Best of Times Travel will notify you of the closest departure point to where you live approximately 3 weeks prior to the trip departure date.   


Turning Stone Resort & Casino

Choose your accommodations of either the traditional “Hotel” rooms or upgrade to the luxurious “Tower” rooms at Turning Stone Resort, the tallest building between Albany and Syracuse.  This 19-story magnificent tower features spacious guest rooms, and breathtaking panoramic views of the countryside.  Spend time enjoying the amenities of the property such as the pool, spa, golf course, or of course the gaming floor.  Turning Stone Resort is one of the Northeast’s premier gaming facilities, offering … more than 120,000 square feet of gaming space; 2,439 cashless multi-game machines; 87 tables for games; 32 table state-of-the-art poker room; The Oneida Indian High-Stakes Bingo Hall – ranked as one of the top ten in the United States.  Big winnings are in your future at this casino!  A $20 Meal Credit as well as a $50 gaming voucher is included as part of your package.

Erie Canal Museum

The Erie Canal Museum located in Downtown Syracuse, NY, is dedicated showcasing the 1850 National Register Weighlock Building, the last remaining structure of its kind, and to telling the incredible adventure story of the Erie Canal. Come aboard a full size replica canal boat. Explore life in a canal town. Experience a part of history that played an imperative role in the growth and development of the United States. The Erie Canal Museum is a must-see for adults of all ages! 

Rose Hill Mansion

Experience a taste of 19th-century life when you visit Rose Hill Mansion in the beautiful Finger Lakes. Built in 1839, the Greek Revival house was the center of a busy and productive farm. The tour focuses on the Swan family, who lived in the house from 1850-1890. Through letters, photographs, and diaries, explore the family’s joys and sorrows and their interactions with neighbors and the many workers required to keep the large house and farm in working order. Discover how Robert Swan, a New York City transplant, used scientific innovations like drain tile to make his farm more productive and profitable. See twenty rooms restored and furnished in the Empire style, popular from the 1820s to 1850s. Enjoy the magnificent view of Seneca Lake from the front porch and the vista of nearby farmlands.

Ventosa Vineyards

Enjoy a tour and tasting at Ventosa Vineyards is known for producing quality dry red wines such as award-winning Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir and the popular Italian varietal Sangiovese. Ventosa is also one of the few New York State wineries that grow and produce Tocai Friulano, a white Italian varietal.  

Secretary of State William Seward's Home

William Henry Seward was one of the foremost politicians of nineteenth century America. Seward was a New York State Senator, Governor of New York, a United States Senator, and served as Secretary of State in the Lincoln and Johnson administrations.  The elegant interior has been restored to its original beauty and features an unmatched collection of political and travel souvenirs, decorative arts and photographs that spans William Seward’s nearly forty-year political career. 

Skaneateles NY Dinner Cruise

A clear blue lake alongside a vibrant downtown filled with unique shops and restaurants combine for a one-of-a-kind, relaxing experience.  As a favorite spot for many celebrities and dignitaries such as the Clinton’s, you never know who you might run into. Enjoy a fabulous dinner cruise out on the lake!A clear blue lake alongside a vibrant downtown filled with unique shops and restaurants combine for a one-of-a-kind, relaxing experience.  As a favorite spot for many celebrities and dignitaries such as the Clinton’s, you never know who you might run into. Enjoy a fabulous dinner cruise out on the lake!

Sonnenberg Gardens and Mansion

One of the most treasured landmarks of the region, Sonnenberg Gardens, greets 35,000 visitors annually, from all over the globe, to enjoy the relaxing nature and beauty of its gardens and to learn about the history of this unique place and its original owners, Frederick and Mary Clark Thompson.  A gift to the community from Frederick Ferris and Mary Clark Thompson, a prominent couple of the Gilded Age, created Sonnenberg as their Victorian summer home. It’s an experience you won’t soon forget!

Terms and Conditions of Sale

Here are the Specific Terms & Conditions of Sale For this program.


Rates and itineraries shown here were in effect at the time of printing and no changes are anticipated; however, Best of Times Travel reserves the right to withdraw any tour or to make any rate changes, as necessary.  Prices are subject to change.  A deposit is always required to confirm a reservation. A Deposit of $50pp, plus insurance premium (if selected) is due upon registration to confirm your reservation.  Travel Insurance: We recommend your purchase of optional travel insurance.  This optional travel insurance is per person and the premium is based on the overall trip cost.  Travelers MUST purchase the plan at the time of initial deposit.  Coverage will not be in place unless your full Deposit is received.   Cancellation schedule and fees are in place regardless of cancellation reason (including, but not limited to, force majeure, health pandemics or government restrictions).  Travel Insurance Premium is also Non-Refundable regardless of cancellation reason.   Payment in full must be received by March 17th, 2023 or this may result in an automatic cancellation.   Please note:  All cancellations must be made in writing and sent to Best of Times Travel.  The date of cancellation is deemed to be the date received by Best of Times Travel.  Cancellation Charges for this programs are as follows:  Cancellations from date of booking until 3/17/2023 have no cancellation fee.   Cancellations from 3/18/2022 until 5/1/2023 will be assessed a cancellation fee of 75% of the total fare.  Cancellations after 5/1/2023 will receive no refund, 100% of the total fare.  Best of Times Travel is not responsible for any refunds over and above said amount.  Best of Times Travel reserves the right to issue any refunds, in whole or in part, in the form of future travel credit. 


*Pre-Existing Medical Condition Exclusion Waiver has the following stipulations: plan must be purchased within 15 days of initial trip payment, insured must be medically able to travel at time of purchasing the plan, all pre-paid, non-refundable trip costs need to be insured.  This information is a brief description of the features of this insurance program. Coverage & pricing may vary by state. The provision of this document is for informational purposes only and is not an insurance contract. Coverage is being marketed by Chubb Insurance Solutions Agency, Inc. located at 202 Halls Mills Road, Whitehouse Station, New Jersey 08889. Insurance benefits are underwritten by ACE Property & Casualty Insurance Company located at 436 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106.

What’s included

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  • Driver Gratuity
    Your Bus Driver Gratuity is NOT included in your package price. Our suggested gratuity amount is $15 per person for the entire program.

Available Packages

Std. Hotel Room Double Occupancy Rate
Available until May 8, 202340 left

This is for 2 people sharing a room together in the Hotel at Turning Stone Resort.  Rooms will be configured with either 1 King Bed or 2 Queens.  Best of Times Travel will make every effort to have passengers sharing a room with different last names have 2 beds in the room.

$689
Deposit: $50
Tower Room Double Occupancy Rate
Available until May 8, 20238 left
$749
Deposit: $50
Std. Hotel Room Single Occupancy
Available until May 8, 202340 left

This is for 1 Person Occupying a room in the Hotel at Turning Stone Resort with No Roommate.  

$929
Deposit: $50
Tower Room Single Occupancy
Available until May 8, 20238 left
$1,049
Deposit: $50
Std. Hotel Room Triple Occupancy
Available until May 8, 202340 left

This is for 3 people sharing a standard Hotel room at the Turning Stone Resort.  Rooms will be configured with 2 Queens.  This will require that 2 passengers must share a bed together.  Roll-away cots are Not Available.

$679
Deposit: $50
Tower Room Triple Occupancy
Available until May 8, 20238 left
$739
Deposit: $50
Std. Hotel Room Quad Occupancy
Available until May 8, 202340 left

This is for 4 people sharing a Standard Hotel Room at Turning Stone Resort.  Rooms will be configured with 2 Queens.  This will require that 2 passengers must share each bed in the room.  Roll-away cots are Not Available. 

$679
Deposit: $50
Tower Room Quad Occupancy
Available until May 8, 20238 left
$739
Deposit: $50

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Reviews

Excellent 3 day trip to the Maine coast. Accommodations and food were excellent. Kathy(Best of Times Tour Guide) and Kevin(Wilson Bus Lines) were exceptional. Bus was comfortable. The days were long, but we saw a lot; including a trip to the top of Cadillac mountain. Portland, Boothbay Harbor, Bar Harbor, Freeport...all in three days, two nights. Cost of the trip was reasonable. It was our first trip with Best of Times.
By Gregory G for Oak Point Travel - Maine Escapes - Bar Harbor, Boothbay Harbor & More on 29 Sep, 2022
It was our first time to travel as an organized tour and we loved it. We were busy every minute. I loved that every destination we were handed tickets to shows and keys to hotel and we didn't have to wait in any lines. All the shows, hotels and tours were fabulous. We could never do anything like that on our own!! We could tell the tour director had experience in this - it showed and we were so happy!
By Marcia L for Best of Times - America's Music Cities - Nashville & Memphis 2022 on 22 Sep, 2022
We had a wonderful time!! The food was awesome, the service was fantastic and the DJ did a great job with the music. I highly recommend this day trip and will do it again next year.
By Joyce B for Oak Point Travel Club - Gloucester Lobsterbake Cruise - Tues 7/26/22 on 13 Sep, 2022
We thoroughly enjoyed the musical Chicago, the story of David @Sight and Sound was outstanding, the various stops in the Pennsylvania Dutch area were also great. The gentleman who was part of the U.S. Park service was very informative on the Gettysburg events and post Gettysburg history; Kevin had prepped us nicely for our time in Gettysburg and together these gentlemen made for an extremely interesting trip. Neither of us cared for the food, though the meal that preceded the Chicago musical, offered somewhat better fare than the stop after Sight and Sound…..but it’s only fair to tell you that one of us is an amateur chef at home and creates incredible and delicious meals…. Yes, I would definitely take this trip again. Very interesting. And the bus drivers(Mike,who was our primary driver, and Jim who saw us the rest of the way home after the switch) were outstanding!
By Barbara S for Oak Point Travel Club - PA Dutch - DAVID, Gettysburg, Chicago Musical on 27 Aug, 2022
I enjoyed the Pennsylvania Dutch trip immensely! Very organized and smooth. My one suggestion would be that the movies on the bus be watched with ear phones as on airplanes. I did not enjoy the movies and found the volume loud enough so that even with earbuds in, It was disturbing and difficult to talk over. It would prevent me from taking another long trip with movies without ear phones. David/Sight & Sound was the main reason I booked the trip and it was OUTSTANDING...a FABULOUS depiction of the life of David in the Bible...SO worth the trip! I do wish they hadn't booked such an EXTREME opposite "All That Jazz" "R" rated musical. All else was wonderful.
By Nancy T for Oak Point Travel Club - PA Dutch - DAVID, Gettysburg, Chicago Musical on 23 Aug, 2022
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