Day1 New York - Watkins Glenn (summer)/ Corning (winter) - Niagara Fall
We will head north to Watkins Glen State Park in the Finger Lakes region of New York. In the Winters Watkins Glen will be substituted by Corning Glass Museum to learn about glassmaking. From there we will continue on to Niagara Falls, NY where we will see Thundering Water Cultural Show.
Watkins Glen( Summer Schedule: at the end of May-Oct ) - has carved a dramatic gorge into the Watkins Glen hillside, resulting in a large, cavernlike network of rock formations. Visitors can take guided tours, do some hiking, or just spend some time in the park. (**We will visit Watkins Glenn only when weather condition is permissible. If there is rainy storm, we reserve the right to change the itinerary to Corning Glass based on safety reason**)
Corning Glass Museum (Winter Schedule: Nov-mid of the May)- This museum in western New York is dedicated to the history, art, and science behind glassmaking. Its collection contains more than 45,000 objects, some of which date back millennia. It was founded in 1951 and sees 400,000 visitors annually.
Niagara Falls Illumination -For more than 75 years, visitors to Niagara Falls have been able to enjoy a
nighttime illumination of the impressive American and Horseshoe falls. Every night of the year at dusk, visitors can experience the falls a new way. (*The completeness of night view on certain summer evenings may be limited or not available due to late sunset time and US Federal Government regulations on driving hours. *)
Thundering Water Cultural Show, like many impressive wonders of nature, is a sacred place for the
local Native American people. This show uses dance as a storytelling medium through which to showcase the impact that the falls have had on native culture.
Hotel: R.I.T Rochester / Best Western Plus Lockport Hotel / SLEEP INN AMHEST or similar
Day2 Niagara Fall Depth Tour - Maid of the Mist (summer schedule) - New York
We will continue to explore Niagara Falls, NY where we will take Niagara Fall Depth Tour and take the famous Maid of the Mist (only available during May-Oct) boat ride. Afterward, we will arrive back at the pickup points in New York in the evening.
Niagara Falls In-Depth Tour – This interesting and exciting tour is including two popular attractions such as the magnificent natural wonder- Niagara Whirlpool and the U.S. historic landmark – Old Fort Niagara. The Niagara Whirlpool’s greatest depth is 125 feet. It is estimated the whirlpool formed approximately 4,200 years ago by the upstream erosion of the Niagara escarpment by Niagara River. Old Fort Niagara is a rich historic landmark; it spans more than 300 years. Its commanding presence on the great lake caused it to play a critical role in the French and Indian War, the American Revolution and the War of 1812. The gorgeous Lake Ontario lay behind the Fort.
Maid of the Mist (Summer Schedule: May-Oct) -This famous boat ride gets passengers up close and personal with the Niagara Falls! The Maid rides right into the mists thrown up by the roaring cascade as the Niagara River tumbles over the edge of the falls.
After closing of the Mid of Mist during winter time, it will be substituted by Niagara Jet boat.
Jet Boat (Winter Schedule)-Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours operates a fleet of custom-built vessels designed to the latest innovations in marine technology. Our boats use a triple turbo diesel water jet system for propulsion and steering, a design that creates incredible reliability and safety in the turbulent whitewater rapids. (*Niagara JetBoat only will be operate when weather condition permissible. In case of raining/snow storm, ice condition on the Niagara River, it will suspend to sail.*)