Member Travel Program:
A Weekend in the Finger Lakes
Glenn H. Curtiss Museum, Bully Hill Vineyards, and Corning Museum of Glass
August 21-23, 2020
Visit New York's scenic Finger Lakes region and explore its aerospace, agriculture, and industrial history in support of the New England Air Museum.
Friday August 21, 2020:
After a late morning departure from the New England Air Museum, we'll travel through scenic New York state to famed aviator Glenn H. Curtiss's hometown of Hammondsport, NY aboard a luxury motorcoach equipped with a restroom, as well as complimentary wifi, bottled water, and snacks. After checking in to our accommodations, we'll enjoy a three-course dinner at the historic Village Tavern before retiring for the evening.
Saturday August 22, 2020:
After breakfast at our hotel, we'll visit the Glenn H. Curtiss Aviation Museum for a behind-the-scenes tour of their exhibits, collection, and aircraft restoration shop. Lunch will be at nearby Bully Hill vineyards where we'll also enjoy a wine tasting, winery tour, and time to explore the Greyton H. Taylor Wine Museum. Our day concludes with a short trip to Corning, NY to check in at our hotel located in the heart of the historic Gaffer district. Dinner will be on your own.
Sunday August 23, 2020:
After breakfast at our hotel, we'll explore the history of glass manufacturing and technology with a guided tour of the Corning Museum of Glass. You'll enjoy some self-guided time for further museum exploration, glass blowing demonstrations, and lunch on your own at the Museum Café before we depart for the New England Air Museum, returning at approximately 6:30pm.
Single Occupancy: $1,350 per person
Non-members add $100 per person
Double Occupancy: $1,075 per person
$500 per person deposit required
Download a flyer
download a mail-in registration form
or access an online registration form HERE.
Fees include complimentary parking at the New England Air Museum; two nights stay in three-star accommodations with complimentary Wi-Fi; one dinner, one luncheon, two hot breakfasts; museum and attraction fees; luxury motor coach transportation with onboard bottled water and snacks; all taxes, gratuities, and service fees. This trip is limited to 29 participants.
Registration closes June 1, 2020, or when the trip sells out.
Questions? Contact Amanda Goodheart Parks, Ph.D., Director of Education, by phone at 860-623-3305 X313, or by email .