Travel & Tours
New! 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, architectural details and other interesting tidbits to encourage you to expand your cultural horizons. All tours are full day and include an interesting lunch stop
CE-TRVL 2032,1 Sat., $75 per tour (+ transportation, entrance fees, and lunch costs). A & S Zuckerman.
Sec. A: Greenwich Village: covers Greenwich Village, the West Village, and the Meatpacking Area including the Highline and Chelsea Market (meet at the Washington Square Arch). June 27, 9:30 am-5:30 pm. #6077
Sec. B: Historic New York: trip to Ellis Island (additional fee for boat) and tour of Lower Manhattan with stops at the Bull, Wall Street, federal Hall, Trinity Church, and St. Paul’s Church (meet inside Castle Clinton, Battery Park). July 11, 9:30 am-5:30 pm. #6078
Sec. C: Secret Museums: includes the Hispanic Society, Roerich Museum, Bible Museum, and Folk Art Museum (meet at Hispanic Society, Broadway at 155th St.). July 25, 10:00 am-5:30 pm. #6079
Sec. D: Chinatown: includes Chinatown, Little Italy, and Soho, with a stop at the Buddhist Temple, the Italian-American Museum and a wonderful ethnic lunch (meet at McDonald’s on Canal Street between Broadway and LaFayette). Aug. 8, 9:30 am-5:30 pm. #6080
New! 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. You will be encouraged to take the information learned in the classes and venture into the city to expand your cultural horizons.
CE-TRVL 2035, 1 Mon., 6:30-9:30, Room TBD. $30 each. A & S Zuckerman.
Sec. A: Greenwich Village. June 15. #6081
Sec. B: Central Park. July 13. #6082
Sec. C: Women of New York. July 27. #6083
Sec. D: New York’s Ethnic Heritage. Aug. 3. #6084
Sec. E: The African-American Experience. Aug. 10. #6085
New! 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, 4 Thurs., June 4-25, 6:00-9:00 pm, KNC-3, $125. D Fruci. #5742
New! 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, 4 Sun., June 7-28, 1:00-4:00 pm, Room TBD, $125. D Fruci. #6087
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, 4 Wed., June 3-24, 6:00-9:00 pm, Room TBD, $125. D Fruci. #5741
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 Mon., July 6-Aug. 3, 7:00-9:00 pm, Room TBD, $100. H Fischer. #5005
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., June 20, 11:00 am-1:00 pm, $25. M Cain. #6044
New! Scenic Walk from Rockwood Park to the Aqueduct
See the ruins of Rockwood Hall, the first Rockefeller home to be built in Westchester. It’s surrounded by large specimen trees with great views of the Hudson. From the clearing, we take a wooded path along a creek to the Old Croton Aqueduct and then south on the trail. Meet at the parking lot behind Phelps Memorial Hospital, which is at the junction of Route 117 and Route 9 in Sleepy Hollow.
CE-TRVL 2011, 1 Sat., June 27, 11:00 am-1:00 pm, $25. M Cain. #6045