Niagara Falls & Western New York 2018

NIAGARA-HORExperience the Erie Canal, Finger Lakes, and Niagara Falls from Both Sides of the Border


7 Days 6 Nights • 11 Meals

Jul 8-14 | Sep 9-15

Depart/Return: Buffalo, New York

Price Per Person: Double: $1,777; Single: $2,315

Pre/Post-Tour Hotel: $168/night

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About the Tour

Cruise through awesome locks and stunning scenery on the iconic Erie Canal into the heart of New York State! From the sparkling waters of the Finger Lakes through to the powerful cascades of Niagara Falls, breathtaking maritime beauty awaits you. Experience the Falls from amazing perspectives, on the U.S. and Canada sides. The observation tower above Niagara Gorge, the Hornblower cruise ship, and the AAA four-diamond hotel Marriott Gateway on the Falls just 200 yards from the brink – we just know you’ll be mesmerized by every view!

Along the way, travel off the beaten path to meet fascinating folks—horse trainers, dairy and fruit farmers, glass artisans and more—who share the colorful past and present of their communities.


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Tour Highlights

  • View the famed Falls of Niagara from both the Canada and U.S. sides
  • Spend 2 nights at a 5-star hotel overlooking the falls and one on the shores of New York’s Finger Lakes
  • Cruise and lock through the Erie Canal
  • Visit local crafters and bakers in Amish country
  • Chef demonstration at NY Wine & Culinary Center
  • Lunch and wine-tasting at scenic vineyards of Bully Hill Vineyard
  • Learn how the EquiCenter at the William and Mildred Levine Ranch is enriching lives of people with developmental disabilities by training them in horsemanship
  • Recall the life of beloved comedian Lucille Ball at the Lucy-Desi Museum
  • Learn about Roque, a rare, early 20th century version of croquet
  • View amazing crafts sites including Original American Kazoo Company, the world’s longest model train set at Medina Railroad Museum, and a church with dazzling windows by world-renowned Tiffany craftsmen
  • Visit famed sites of historic Niagara on the Lake-- the “Loveliest Town in Ontario” -- including Queens Royal Park, Fort Niagara, and Brock’s Monument
  • Lunch at North America’s oldest golf course, picturesquely situated along Lake Ontario


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Helpful Information

Average Temp: high 80°/low 60° (July), high 72°/low 50° (September)

Time Zone: Eastern

Arrival Time: Schedule to arrive at our starting hotel by 5:00 p.m. on Day 1.

Departure Time: Schedule your flight home to depart after 2:00 pm on Day 7.

Airport-Hotel Shuttle: Starting hotel offers complimentary airport shuttle 24 hours – call from Courtesy phone bank at airport.

Vehicle Parking: $10 per week.

Walking Distance: Moderate walking is required to fully enjoy this tour.

Currency: US Dollar

Hotel Amenities: Hair dryers, irons & coffee makers throughout the tour. Exercise rooms and swimming pools are available at most hotels.

Travel Protection Available?: Yes, see About Travel Protection.

Terms & Conditions: Tour reservations are subject to the terms and conditions outlined by Country Travel DISCOVERIES on our website at Terms & Conditions.

Groups: Have a group? We can make your group's vacation cost-effective and easy, with discounts for groups as small as five and other benefits. Learn more at Country Travel DISCOVERIES for Groups.

Additional Information: Because we will travel to Canada on Day 6, a valid passport is required.

Further information is mailed upon receipt of your reservation. A total of three mailings are sent to assist you in preparing for your tour…Get Ready, Get Set and Go! Our “Get Ready” packet is sent confirming your reservation. Our “Get Set” packet provides further details approximately 90 days prior to departure with important details regarding making your travel arrangements. Finally, our “Go” packet arrives 2-3 weeks before departure containing all your final documents.

Updates: Updates to this document are available from our Discovery Reservations Team, and will be posted online at 

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Also of Interest

VIDEO: Travelers Capture the Erie Canal on Film
Wonderful video by CTD travelers captures exciting travel through--and under--the Great Canal!


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