JUNE 5 – 8, 2017
MONDAY, JUNE 5
6:00 AM, St. Clement Church, 2022 Lincoln Ave., Lakewood, OH
Depart: 6:30 AM With meals/rest stops en route-on own
Arrive: 4:00 PM In New York City, check in to the Edison Hotel 228 West 4th St (212) 840-5000.
The Edison is an excellent 3-star art-deco hotel perfectly located in Times Square. Meet your local guide who will assist in checking in and stay around the lobby for 2 hours to help each guest decide where to go for dinner.
Dinner on your own
TUESDAY, JUNE 6
This morning travel to Battery Park to catch the ferry to the Statue of Liberty/Ellis Island. (admission included).
Upon arrival back in Manhattan, meet your local guide for Lower Manhattan touring to include Wall Street, Chinatown, Little Italy, The World trade Center and much more.
While you are at the National 9/11 Memorial you will also have admission included to the National 9/11 Museum (90 minutes).
Back in Midtown, dinner included tonight will be at the festive and popular Carmine’s restaurant. With truly delicious and plentiful Italian food served family style, you won’t leave hungry or disappointed!
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 7
Meet your local guide for touring Uptown and in Midtown to include; Central Park, The Upper Westside, Fifth Avenue, Rockefeller Center and much more.
Cathedral St. John’s the Divine is fourth largest Christian church in the world! Besides marvel at the architectural wonder, you’ll enjoy a very special tour. Since its inception, the Cathedral has played a historic role in supporting the arts. Explore the Cathedral’s magnificent collection, which includes glorious stained glass windows, paintings, stonework, and 17th-century tapestries, as well as a triptych by Keith Haring and a 9/11 memorial by Meredith Bergmann.
Located in Northern Manhattan, the historic St. Frances X. Cabrini Shrine rises above the Hudson River on a scenic wooded site chosen by the saint herself. Enshrined in the chapel are the treasured remains of St. Frances Cabrini. The building is a unique mid-century site, with a wealth of metalwork, decorative brickwork, stained glass windows, and mosaics, including a breathtaking panoramic mosaic of her life and mission. You will enjoy a 12 noon mass here!
After mass you will make your way downtown past Harlem, Central Park, Museum Mile, and Fifth Avenue. There you will stop at St. Patrick’s Cathedral-”America’s Parish Church”.
And from here it is a quick stroll to Rockefeller Center-John D. Rockefeller Jr’s resolution to make Rockefeller Center contemporary and innovative can be felt with every artwork and attraction you will see. You’ve seen the skating rink and Prometheus, but have you ever seen the remarkable Diego Rivera mural?
And then you’ll absolutely enjoy the views from the top of the Empire State Building!
Dinner is on your own tonight.
THURSDAY, JUNE 8
8:00 AM Please have luggage ready for pick up in room
Before departing enjoy and elaborate elegant breakfast Included at the popular Red eye Grill. The Redeye is an updated classic American restaurant located across from Carnegie Hall, with a beautiful interior.
Depart: 10:00 AM For home with meals/rest stops en route-on own
Arrive: 7:30 PM Approximate time of arrival at original departure.
Timed itinerary will be provided closer to trip date.
• Deluxe Round trip motor coach transportation
• Three night’s hotel accommodations at the Edison Hotel, Times Square
• All taxes, meal gratuities, guide gratuities and hotel luggage handling
• Guide on arrival to assist and tour through Times Square
• Admission to Statue of Liberty/Ellis Island
• Afternoon guided Lower Manhattan tour
• Admission to the National 9/11 Museum
• Dinner at Carmine’s
• A guide for 8 hours
• Cathedral St. John the Divine arts tour
• Mass at St. Frances X Cabrini Shrine
• St. Patrick Cathedral stop, Rockefeller Center
• Admission to the Empire State Building
• Breakfast at Redeye Grill
Cost per person
Link for registration form: New York Bus Trip Form