Travel & Tours
NEW! Art Tours of the Metropolitan Museum of Art
Tour the Metropolitan Museum of Art with an expert. Your visit will include lectures and discussion of masterpieces and lesser-known works. Each four-hour visit (including time for discussion at lunch) will offer you an opportunity to gain a greater appreciation of the museum’s collection.
CE-ART 2137VA, 11:00 am-3:00 pm, Metropolitan Museum of Art, $40 each. J Coppola.
Sec. A: Fri., Nov. 13. #83098
Sec. B: Fri., Dec. 4. #83099
Tours of New York City
Explore New York City as you’ve not seen it before. Learn about the neighborhoods and people that have made New York the greatest city in the world. Cultural institutions and historic sites will be visited on all the tours. Along the way the tour will be mixed with anecdotes and architectural details to encourage you to expand your cultural horizons. All tours are full day and include an interesting lunch stop
CE-TRVL 2032, 1 Sun., $75 per tour (+ transportation, entrance fees, and lunch costs). A & S Zuckerman.
Sec. A: 42nd Street: (meet by the clock at Grand Central Terminal main lobby), Sept. 27, 9:30 am-5:30 pm. #82851
Sec. B: Millionaires Mile: (meet at 5th Avenue and 91st Street at the entrance to Central Park), Oct. 4, 9:30 am-5:30 pm. #82852
Sec. C: Lower East Side: (meet at Grand Street and Essex Street on the southeast corner), Oct. 18, 9:30 am-5:30 pm. #82853
Sec. D: The Bronx: (meeting place TBD), Nov. 1, 9:30 am-5:30 pm. #82854
Armchair Tours of New York City
Explore New York City without leaving the comfort of the college. Through a series of lectures, presentations, and discussions, learn about the neighborhoods and people that have made New York the greatest city in the world. Cultural institutions and sites to visit will be emphasized. Take the information and venture into the city to expand your cultural horizons.
CE-TRVL 2035, 1 Wed., 6:30-9:30 pm, KNC-4, $30 each. A & S Zuckerman.
Sec. A: Houses of Worship: Nov. 4. #82855
Sec. B: Entrepreneurs: Nov. 11. #82856
Sec. C: Technological New York: Nov. 18. #82857
Sec. D: Italian-American New York: Dec. 2. #82858
Sec. E: Irish-American New York: Dec. 9. #82859
Tuscany: Cradle of the Renaissance
Discover the stunning Tuscan countryside with stops in its distinguished cities known for history, food, art, culture, and wine. Plan your trip, revitalize memories from a previous journey, or be convinced that a trip to Tuscany should definitely be on your bucket list.
CE-TRVL 2031, 3 Thurs., Oct. 22-Nov. 5, 6:00-9:00 pm, Room TBD, $90. D Fruci. #82601
San Francisco and the California Wine Country
Take a historical tour of the City by the Bay. Take a look at San Francisco and the surrounding Bay area, including an in depth tour of the California Wine Country. Whether you are planning a trip or reliving your memories, you’ll enjoy this journey. But please don’t call it Frisco!
CE-TRVL 2033, 2 Sat., Sept. 19 & 26, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, Room TBD, $60. D Fruci. #82602
Paris: City of Light
Paris is a city that can inspire thoughts of history, art, famous writers, fine food, good wine and romance. Gain an overview of the city’s history along with an in-depth look at the sites that will make any journey to Paris magnifique!
CE-CULTR 2026, 3 Sat., Oct. 3-17, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, Room TBD, $90. D Fruci. #82603
Slicing the Apple: NYC for Prospective Tour Guides
A course for lovers of urban history that will dynamically combine the history, ethnography, and architecture of a complex, diverse city. It will also prepare you to become a certified NYC tour guide.
CE-TRVL 2005, 5 Sun., Nov. 1-29, 3:00-5:00 pm, Room TBD, $100. H Fischer. #82595
Walking Tours of the Old Croton Aqueduct
Co-sponsored with The Friends of the Old Croton Aqueduct
The aqueduct is a 41-mile brick-lined conduit constructed between 1837 and 1842 to bring fresh water from the Croton River to New York City; one of the great engineering achievements of the 19th century! Call Mavis Cain for more information at 914-693-0529.
Inside the Old Croton Aqueduct Tunnel
Tour the inside of the historic Aqueduct tunnel and learn its important history. It was built in 1837-1842, providing vital water to New York City in a period where disease, fires and drunkenness were rampant. Your tour will also include an informative talk and movie. Meet at the Visitor’s Center in Ossining at 95 Broadway (just off Rt. 9) promptly at 11:00 am.
CE-TRVL 2001, 1 Sat., Oct. 24, 11:00 am-1:00 pm, $25. M Cain. #82606
Scenic Walk from Sleepy Hollow to the Aqueduct
A guided walk on the Aqueduct Trail from Sleepy Hollow into Rockefeller State Park preserve. Follow the trail north past the weir chamber and then into the Park following Peggy’s Way, and looping back to The Aqueduct. Learn the history of both of these precious resources while enjoying the beauty and quietness. Park on Gory Brook Road in Sleepy Hollow (directions: at the juncture of Route 9 and Route 448 in Sleepy Hollow, follow New Broadway north from regular Broadway/Route 9 to Gory Brook Road; sign reads “dead end” Broadway).
CE-TRVL 2011, 1 Sat., Oct. 17, 11:00 am-1:00 pm, $25. M Cain. #82669