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:
This trip begins with a mid-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 private 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 a hot breakfast at our hotel, we’ll visit the Glenn H. Curtiss Aviation Museum for a behind-thescenes tour of their exhibits, collection, and aircraft restoration shop. Lunch will be at nearby Bully Hill vineyards where we’ll 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 a hot 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.