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Deposit of $100.00 due with reservation, includes a $50.00 non-refundable processing fee. Balance due by 8/1/18. No refunds given after final payment date.

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Sept. 27-29, 2018

Thurs., September 27, 2018
Depart via luxury motorcoach Travel to Herkimer, NY, making a pay on own rest/coffee/snack stop en route. Arrive at the Herkimer Diamond Mines. Enjoy a buffet served Roast Pork Loin Luncheon upon arrival at the Miners Table. This afternoon, Enjoy slucing at the Herkimer Diamond Mine. Herkimer Diamonds are beautiful double-terminated quartz crystals found in Herkimer, New York. Incredibly, these phenomenal gemstones are close to five hundred million years old. The crystals are magnificent works of nature, found in the rock, having a diamond-like geometrical shape. Thus, the name recognition of “Herkimer Diamonds”. Enjoy the activity, Sluicing - Soft Skill Prospecting (Diamond Dirt Bags, Fossil Bags, Gemstone Bags) Each participant receives a bag of rough material. You are guaranteed a find! After slucing, we’re off to the Fly Creek Cider Mill & Orchard, a historic, water-powered mill on the banks of Fly Creek in the heart of beautiful Central New York just minutes from Cooperstown. For 161 years visitors have witnessed the pressing of fresh, sweet and delicious cider creating an experience that has become a tradition shared by generations. The Mill Store Marketplace is the heart of activity with sampling of over 40 specialty food products, many made right at the Mill. Daily tastings include apple salsa, zesty salad dressings, hot sauces, preserves, aged cheddar cheese and Mill-made fudge.The Mill’s Farm Winery creates great-tasting Apple Wines and Hard Ciders, all made from 100% New York State Grown Apple County Apples! Check into the Best Western Inn & Suites, Cooperstown. This lovely property has microwaves & refrigerators in every room. Dinner is included this evening at a local Cooperstown favorite.
Friday, September 28, 2018
Enjoy a Full Breakfast including hot and cold Items at the hotel this morning. Visit the Cooperstown Baseball Hall of Fame. A visit to the Hall of Fame is a journey through the past and a chance for you, your family, your friends and future generations to relive baseball's greatest players and moments that made the game what it is today. Lunch is on own today. Just after our lunch break, we will visit the Farmers Museum. As one of the oldest rural life museums in the country, The Farmers’ Museum in Cooperstown, New York, provides visitors with a unique opportunity to experience 19th-century rural and village life firsthand through demonstrations and interpretive exhibits. The museum, founded in 1943, comprises a working farmstead, a recreated historic village, the Empire State Carousel, and a Colonial Revival stone barn listed on the National Register for Historic Places, The museum preserves important examples of upstate New York architecture, early agricultural tools and equipment, and heritage livestock. Its collection of more than 23,000 items encompasses significant historic objects ranging from butter molds to carriages, hand planes to plows. Visit the Bat Co. Factory. The Cooperstown Bat Company specializes in game bats for play, custom personalized engravings, and autographed bats since 1981. Their pro model bats are available for players of all levels from the beginner through to the Major Leagues. Cooperstown bat is being used in several MLB organizations, American Legion, Babe Ruth, travel team, and high school players. We create custom engravings for all occasions including players coming to the Cooperstown Tournaments! Cooperstown Bat's roots are in autographed bats. We continue to work with Hall of Fame players and others to offer high end collectible autographed bats. You can see the bats being turned at the Bat Co. Factory during your visit. Dinner is included this evening at a lovely local Cooperstown restaurant.

Sat., September 29, 2018
Enjoy a Full Breakfast including hot and cold Items at the hotel this morning. Prepare for check out and departure. F.X. Matt/Saranac Brewery in Utica is our first stop. Founded in 1888 by German-born immigrant Francis Xavier Matt (F.X.), the Matt Brewing Company is one of the few remaining great American regional breweries. Enjoy a tour (upon availability), shop in their retail store and visit their tavern for beer and soda tasting. Lunch is on your own today. Our final stop of the tour is the Erie Canal Museum. The Erie Canal Museum is dedicated to preserving and 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 attraction that will round out our tour! We will make a pay on own dinner/snack stop en route home.

 

Trip Code:
COOP092718
September
27


$515 D
$695 S
$495 T
 

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{EH} Eastern Hills Mall
 
   
9/27/2018 Call for time
 
   
9/29/2018 Call for time
    4545 Transit Rd. Williamsville NY 14221 new pickup map

Behind mall, by food court entrance, next to Sears, halfway to back of lot, near 2nd stop sign.
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{EH} Eastern Hills Mall
 
   
9/27/2018 Call for time
 
   
9/29/2018 Call for time
    4545 Transit Rd. Williamsville NY 14221 new pickup map

Behind mall, by food court entrance, next to Sears, halfway to back of lot, near 2nd stop sign.
PRINTABLE MAP.
 

 
{EH} Eastern Hills Mall
 
   
1/1/2013 Call for time
 
   
2/2/2013 2:00 PM
    4545 Transit Rd. Williamsville NY 14221 new pickup map

Behind mall, by food court entrance, next to Sears, halfway to back of lot, near 2nd stop sign.
PRINTABLE MAP.
 

 


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