Travel & Tours
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 Thurs., Apr. 17-May 1, 6:00-9:00 pm, Room TBD, $9580. D Fruci. #13850
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., Feb. 3-Mar. 3, 7:00-9:00 pm, Room TBD, $100. H Fischer.#13982
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, 914-693-0529.
A Visit Inside the Historic 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., Apr. 19, 11:00 am-1:00 pm, $25. M Cain. #13856
New! Walk the Aqueduct: Riverwalk Guided Tour to Lyndhurst
Take part in a guided walk on the Aqueduct trail to where it meets the Riverwalk. Designed by the County, the Riverwalk follows the shore of the Hudson where possible and uses the Aqueduct trail where necessary. Meet at the Irvington Elementary School parking lot on Main Street in Irvington at 11 am. Walk through the “mansions area” to Lyndhurst and then down to the Riverwalk past the restored bowling alley.
CE-TRVL 2024, 1 Sat., Apr. 26, 11:00 am-1:00 pm, $25. M Cain. #13851
Tours and History of Local Areas
Central Park Tour
Explore the 1853 masterpiece of Frederick Law Olmstead and Calvert Vaux with urban planner and tour guide Mario Caruso. Highlights include the Loeb Boathouse, Conservatory Water, Bethesda Fountain, Literary Walk, Wollman Rink, the Zoo and much more. Meet at the 72nd Street entrance along 5th Avenue.
CE-TRVL 2002, 1 Sat., Apr. 5, 11:00 am-2:00 pm, $35 (+ transportation additional). M Caruso. #13853
Midtown Manhattan Walking Tour
Join urban planner and tour guide Mario Caruso for a walk through the heart of the Big Apple. Highlights include Grand Central Terminal, Chrysler Building, New York Public Library, Bryant Park, Times Square, and Rockefeller Center, capped off with an optional trip to the Top of the Rock observatory. Meet at the clock at the center of Grand Central Terminal. Call Mr. Caruso at 914-720-9622 for more information.
CE-TRVL 2004, 1 Sat., Apr. 26, 11:00 am-2:00 pm, $35 (+ transportation additional). M Caruso. #13852