Independents - West Point & Sept 11 Museum and Memorial - 5/12-5/13/22

West Point, NY, USA

10 reviews
May 12 - 13, 2022
Group size: 1 - 20
Independents - West Point & Sept 11 Museum and Memorial - 5/12-5/13/22
West Point, NY, USA

10 reviews

May 12 - 13, 2022
Group size: 1 - 20

About this trip

Join Best of Times Travel on this wonderful patriotic program.  Experience the home that molds then men and women that protect our nation - West Point Military Academy.  Then we pay respect and honor the fallen as we visit the September 11th Museum and Memorial.   

Here's a rundown of this wonderful program:

Day One: After an early morning departure we arrive at West Point Military Academy. Since its founding two centuries ago, it has accomplished its mission by developing cadets through extensive moral and ethical development. We begin with our professionally conducted, fully guided tour of the Academy. This is a riding tour aboard our coach with several stops included: Old Cadet Chapel rich in history, The Plain (where George Washington drilled the American forces – now the parade ground for the Academy) and Trophy Point (site of relics of wars dating back to the Revolution). This is the best way to experience this historic United States Military Academy.  After our guided tour we will arrive back at the welcome center for a self-guided tour of the Museum. Here we’ll view the oldest and largest diversified public collection of militaria in the Western Hemisphere.  Highlights also include some special collections of General Douglas MacArthur, George Patton and President Dwight Eisenhower (all graduates of West Point).  Enjoy lunch on your own this afternoon at your choice of the many restaurants within steps of the museum and welcome center.  We then head for Tarrytown NY and our hotel for the night.  Following some time to freshen up enjoy our INCLUDED evening dinner and entertainment.  

Day Two: This morning enjoy our included breakfast at the hotel before we head for the island of Manhattan to see ground zero and the September 11th Memorial.  The National September 11 Museum & Memorial is a tribute of remembrance and honor to the nearly 3,000 people killed in the terror attacks of September 11, 2001 at the World Trade Center site, near Shanksville, Pa., and at the Pentagon.  The names of every person who died in the 2001 attacks are inscribed into bronze panels edging the Memorial pools, a powerful reminder of the largest loss of life resulting from a foreign attack on American soil and the greatest single loss of rescue personnel in American history.  The Museum is located within the archaeological heart of the World Trade Center site—telling the story of 9/11 through multimedia displays, archives, narratives and a collection of monumental and authentic artifacts. The lives of every victim of the 2001 and 1993 attacks will be commemorated as visitors have the opportunity to learn about the men, women, and children who died.  There will also be FREE TIME near Rockefeller Center .  Once here you may want to explore at your own pace sights such as St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Times Square, Top of the Rock, NBC Studio Tour, or others.  You may decide to take in the great shopping on Madison or 5th Avenue!  Lunch will be on our own today.  We then depart for home with a rest stop along the way.

What's Included

• Roundtrip Deluxe Motorcoach Transportation

• 1 Nights Lodging 

• 2 Meals (Breakfast and Dinner)

• Evening Entertainment

• Tour of West Point Military Academy

• Admission to the September 11th Museum & Memorial

• Self Guided Tour of the Museum
• Overview of Manhattan by Best of Times Travel Tour Director as we drive through Manhattan
• Time at Rockefeller Center in Manhattan
• Services of a Best of Times Professional Tour Director

• Luggage Handling & Taxes

• Best of Times Travel Tour Director Gratuities and West Point Guide Are Included

• 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.   

Terms and Conditions of Sale

Purchasing your trip on-line incurs bank service fees that are charged at the time of check-out and will also be charged on any installment payments as well.  

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 28th, 2022 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 3/28/22 have no cancellation fee. Cancellations from 3/29/22 until 4/15/22 will be assessed a cancellation fee of 75% of the total fare.  Cancellations after 4/15/22 will receive no refund, 100% of 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.

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  • Driver Gratuity
    Your Bus Driver Gratuity is NOT included in your package price. Our suggested gratuity amount is $10 per person for the entire program.

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Double Occupancy Rate
Available until April 24, 202220 left

This is for 2 people sharing a room together.  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.

Deposit: $50
Single Occupancy
Available until April 24, 202220 left

This is for 1 Person Occupying a room with No Roommate.  

Deposit: $50
Triple Occupancy
Available until April 24, 202220 left

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

Deposit: $50
Quad Occupancy
Available until April 24, 202220 left

This is for 4 people sharing a room together.  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. 

Deposit: $50

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