Bus Tour - Finger Lakes Wine Festival, PA Grand Canyon & Wellsoboro, PA
Let the driving to Bucket List Tours by Barb - Finger Lakes Wine Festival – July 8 - 9, 2023
Bus Departs Willow Street, Lancaster, Harrisburg & Williamsport, PA.
Now in its 26th year, Finger Lakes Wine Festival
Day #1 – Welcome Breakfast (included) at the Historical Genetti Hotel Williamsport, PA. The Finger Lakes Wine Festival offers the largest showcase of New York State wines with over 90 participating wineries and sample award-winning wines from the Finger Lakes Region and New York state. Voted America’s “Best Wine Festival” by readers of USA Today. Enjoy 90 vineyards, free wine seminars, live music, food vendors, ice carving, many other forms of entertainment, complimentary wine tasting glass, and a tasters guide. http://www.flwinefest.com.
Lodging for tonight is a short drive from the wine festival at the Hampton Inn 98 Dorsett Heights, Mansfield, PA 16933. Phone 570-662-7500. https://www.hilton.com/en/hotels/elmmfhx-hampton-suites-mansfield. Dinner is on your own at a nearby restaurant.
Accommodations: Hampton Inn 98 Dorsett Heights, Mansfield, PA 16933, Phone 570-662-7500.
Day#2 – After breakfast, we depart our hotel for the Pennsylvania Grand Canyon’s East rim at Leonard Harrison State Park. We will have an hour for you to take a brief walk and look below at the Pennsylvania Rail to Trail.
We have a short drive to the Ole Covered Wagon along route 6 enjoying A 2-hour Covered Wagon ride at the base of the Pennsylvania Grand Canyon http://www.olecoveredwagon.com. Finishing our Cowboy experience with A Savory Cowboy home-cooked lunch before departing for Downtown Wellsboro.
Returning to Wellsboro you will have time to explore family-owned and operated stores that line Main Street (not all stores are open on Sunday), take in the town's iconic gas lights, which are lit 24 hours a day with the Historic homes and a beautiful town green add to the unique feel of this quintessential small town https://www.wellsboropa.com.
A visit to Wellsboro isn’t complete without experiencing Rookie Cooks Academy. Savor the flavor of these decadent
charcuterie boards made up of meats, cheeses, spreads, olives and pickles, bread, crackers, fruits, bruschetta with homemade salsa, dessert items, and more. We will start with accessing the boards to create a light dinner plate for yourself. While you are eating, Chef Jamie will demonstrate some of the different spreads or desserts on the board.
There will also be A local beverage vendor offering free samples.
Meals: B, L, D
Tour includes: Round Trip Deluxe Motorcoach, 1 Night Hotel at the Hampton Inn, Mansfield, PA, 1 Welcome Breakfast at the Genetti Hotel Williamsport, PA, 1 Buffet Breakfast at the Hampton Inn, Admission to Finger Lakes Wine Festival at Watkins Glen International, Exclusive Group Entrance, Wine Tasting Glass and Tasters Guide, Visit to Pennsylvania Grand Canyon, Ole Covered Wagon ride with a Cowboy Lunch, Rookie Cooks Academy including charcuterie boards, beverage tastings, and demonstrations, Water and Snacks on Motorcoach, Experienced and Knowledgeable Tour Representative, and All Taxes.
Date and Time
Saturday Jul 8, 2023 Sunday Jul 9, 2023
July 8-9, 2023
Departing Lancaster at approximately 5:00 AM
Returning to Lancaster appr 9:00 PMoximately
Watkins Glen International & Wellsboro, PA
Cost Per Person
1 Per room - $585.00
2 Per room - $492.00
3 Per room $461.00
4 Per room $446.00
$150.00 Per person due, to reserve your seat. Balance due May 8, 2023. Your reservation is guaranteed when the deposit is made. Accepting – Checks, Credit Card, Money Order, Venmo, PayPal, or ACH Transfer.
If departing from Lancaster, you may add 1 night pre-tour or post-tour lodging at the Heritage Hotel 500 Centerville Rd. Lancaster, PA 17601. http://www.heritagelancaster.com
Add: 1 per room $159.00
2 Per room $80.00
3 Per room $53.00
4 Per room $40.00 PER PERSON. Based on availability.
If departing from Williamsport, you may add 1 night pre-tour or post-tour lodging at the Genetti hotel 200 W 4th St, Williamsport, PA 17701. https://www.genettihotel.com.
Friday, July 7th, Add:
1 per room $141.00
2 Per room $71.00
3 Per room $47.00
4 Per room $35.00 PER PERSON. Based on availability.
Sunday, July 9th, Add:
1 per room $128.00
2 Per room $64.00
3 Per room $43.00
4 Per room $32.00 PER PERSON. Based on availability.
Deposits are refundable prior to 60 days before the tour, minus any monies already paid by BLT. Cancellations 45-60 days are subject to a $75.00 per person per day fee, plus any fees already paid by BLT. No refunds within 45 days of the tour.
Travel insurance is available and highly recommended. You may purchase travel insurance through Travel Guard https://www.travelguard.com/ 800-826-5248 or Allianz Travel https://www.allianztravelinsurance.com/ 800-672-9580.
Bucket List Tours is not responsible for schedule changes due to weather or any other reason out of our control.
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