Long Island Excursion!
Tuesday September 21-Thursday September 23, 2021
You will travel toward Riverhead with a stop in Oyster Bay for a nice brunch before you tour the Oheka Historic mansion. The tour will end with treats from the pastry kitchen. As we head toward Riverhead a stop will be made at a winery for tasting. Finally, you will check into the waterfront hotel, Hyatt Place East End & Resort Marina that offers water views. Dinner will be enjoyed near the hotel at a nice restaurant. The following day you will experience the Hamptons with a local guide. You will start in historic Southampton Village, the oldest English settlement in New York State. He will lead you through former farmlands, now the location of the estates of the rich and famous. We will stop at America’s Number 1 beach, Cooper’s Beach, where you will have a chance to take a stroll and enjoy the beauty of this famous playground of the wealthy residents. From there, we will travel to the heart of Southampton Village’s shopping district where on your own you will have time to shop the boutiques, experience America’s oldest department store, Hildreth’s, and have a snack at Southampton’s gourmet market, Citarella. We will travel to Montauk via Bridgehampton, Sagaponack, East Hampton and tour neighborhoods south of highway. You will enjoy lunch at Gosmans Dock before a tour of the Montauk Lighthouse. Finally, we will travel to East Hampton and visit the Ladies Village Improvement Society and shop the Bargain Box Store. The evening will close with a magical private buffet dinner presented in the Long Island Aquarium amongst sea friends. You will have the opportunity to explore the aquarium open to our group only!The following morning we enjoy Conscience Point, location where original settlers landed when they arrived in Southampton, June, 1640 - Take a stroll to the Point. We will leave for Sag Harbor to visit the Sag Harbor Whaling museum, Old Whalers Church and enjoy lunch on your own in the village. Finally, we will travel to North Fork via South Shelter Island Ferry and visit a winery before we board the bus to head home after a happy, wine-ful excursion.
Package includes motor coach transportation, overnight accommodations, brunch, 2 dinners, breakfast 2 days, guided tours, admissions, ferry’s, wine tastings, driver’s gratuity, snacks, games and prizes and trip leader.
Bus departs Target Brick 8 AM approximate 6:30 PM return
$658 double occupancy $830 single occupancy