ONE DAY BUS TRIPS - COME TRAVEL WITH US!
The Herkimer County Historical Society holds Bus Trips throughout the year as a fundraiser for our organization. We hope you will join us! All buses depart from Herkimer and in many cases, from Clinton at the bus garage. Please inquire. For more information on our bus trips or to sign up, please call us at (315) 866-6413 or stop in to our office location at 406 N. Main Street in Herkimer, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
You can sign up now and pay later! Money for each trip is due at least 2 months before the date of the trip.
SATURDAY, MAY 13 - BOSTON.
Springtime is a wonderful time to visit Boston! We will be dropping off at Quincy Market and you can have the day to enjoy on your own - walk the Freedom Trail and take in the beautiful cherry blossoms, take a ride on a Swan Boat or cruise the Boston Harbor, visit the shops at Quincy Market, and let's not forget the multitude of historic sites! It's a great walking city to tour and have fun! $60.00/person
SATURDAY, JULY 15 - THE WINDMILL.
Nearly 200 shops in a country style setting featuring Mennonite and Amish goods, produce, antiques, flags, furniture, food, wine, jewelry, clothing, garden items, home decor, and the list goes on!! To make the day perfect, we are stopping at North Star Orchards on the way home near Westmoreland - fresh top quality New York State produce and delectable baked products! $45.00/person
SATURDAY, JULY 22 - CAYUGA LAKE WINERIES - CHOICE YOUR TRIP!
The Cayuga Lake Wine Trail, abundant in breathtaking biews, is America's first organized and longest running wine trail. We'll visit 3 award-winning wineries - Montezuma Winery ("a wine lovers paradise"), Cayuga Ridge Estae Winery (award-winning wines under the glow of gothic church lights), and Americana Vineyards (something for every palate). There will be an option for lunch at the Copper Oven or bring your own lunch to eat at their picnic grounds.
$60.00/person - Brinch your own lunch....$75.00/person - includes lunch.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 5 - BURLINGTON, VT AND LINCOLN PEAK VINEYARD.
Vermont's largest city on the shores of Lake Champlain, Burlington isone of those places you fall in love with. We will be dropping off at the Church Street Marketplace. As we had home, we will stop at Lincoln Peak Vineard near Middlebury, VT for a short vineyard tour and tasting of their award-winning wines. $55.00/person
SATURDAY, AUGUST 19 - NEW YORK CITY.
Summer in the City is a great time to walk around and see the sights or take in a Broadway show. We will be dropping off near Macy's with a second drop-off near the 911 Memorial. There will be one pick up at the end of the day at Macy's. $60.00/person
SATURDAY, AUGUST 26 - ADIRONDACK MUSEUM AT BLUE MOUNTAIN LAKE.
A new feature at the Adirondack Museum this year is the log cabin of Woodswoman Anne LaBastille! It's easy to spend the day here on their 121 acre camps featuring displays in 24 buildings. Come learn about the unique story of the Adirondacks and its people. $55.00/person * $50.00 (youth 13-17) * $40.00 (youth 6-12). The cost includes your admission to the Museum.
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 2 - BOSTON.
Take advantage of the extended weekend for Labor Day and join us on a trip to Boston in the summer time! We will be dropping off at Quincy Market for time on your own. $60.00/person
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 16 - VERMONT - CALVIN COOLIDGE STATE HISTORIC SITE AND VERMONT COUNTRY STORE.
We will be heading to Plymouth Notch, the best preserved presidential birthplaces in the nation. Calvin Coolidge was born here in 1872 and sworn in as our 30th president in the family homestead in 1923. This rural Vermont village includes the homes of Calvin Coolidge's family and neighbors, a general store, church, cheese factory and the 1924 Summer White House office. On our way home, we will make a stop in Weston, home of the Vermont Country Store and other quaint shops. $55.00/person
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7 - VERMONT IN THE FALL!
Our popular Fall trip is back again - enjoy the scenery of Vermont as we stop in Weston where the famous Vermont Country Store is located - a cozy warren stocked with wool clothing, penny candy, nostalgic toys, and gadgets for country living. And across the street is the West Village Store and West Village Christmas Shop. Take a walk down the street to the Old Mill Museum, a glimpse into 19th century Vermont. In the afternoon, join us for the best outlet shopping in Vermont in scenic Manchester. $50.00/person
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21 - SALEM, MASSACHUSETTS.
October is one of the best times to visit Salem as they celebrate Halloween and Fall in the area. We all know Salem is best known for the Witch Trials, but a stroll through historic downtown Salem offers much more than just magic and mayhem. A first rate art museum, historic architecture, tasty lunch options, eclectic shops, and numerous reminders of the town's maritime past make Salem the perfect spot to visit. $60.00/person
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 4 - CROSSINGS PREMIUM OUTLETS AND III PONDS WINERY.
The Crossings Premium Outlets is nestled in the heart of the Pocono Mountains region and features 100 brand name and designer outdoor outlet stores. Everyone will receive a coupon book when we arrive to extend your savings even more! On the way home, we will stop in at the III (Three) Ponds Winery in Dalton, PA, known for its variety of California wines. $55.00/person
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 2 - NEW YORK CITY!
Our most popular trip - New York City during the holiday season!
We arrive in time to see the Rockefeller Christmas Tree and all of the holiday window displays. We will be dropping off near Macy's for a day to explore on your own. Visit one of the many museums, catch a Broadway show, stroll around the city, do some shopping -the possibilities are endless and make us keep coming back for more! $60.00/person
MONDAY, DECEMBER 11 - DESTINY USA MALL AND LIGHTS ON THE LAKE.
This is our only trip that is not on a Saturday. We chose Monday because it will be MUCH more relaxing than a shopping trip on the weekend at this time of year! Take the day off from work or if you are retired, join us for a day of shopping at New York State's largest shopping center with your favorite stores and outlet and factory stores all under one roof. Everyone will receive a "Passport of Savings" full of special offers and discounts. To end the day, we will stop at the famous "Lights on the Lake," a memorable 2 mile drive-thru show along Ondonaga Lake featuring animated arches and scenes.