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Rome-Utica and the Mohawk Valley (3 days & 2 nights)


Reenactment at Fort Stanwix National Monument, Rome, New York, USA.

GATEWAY: Utica or Rome
TOUR NUMBER: TNY-MV-01
DEPARTS: Daily – May 15 through October 31

The first spades full of dirt for the Erie Canal were turned in Rome and a short span of the original canal still remains that can be visited.  In addition, tour the Fort Stanwix Monument, a restored 18th century frontier fort that played a pivotal role during the Revolutionary War.  The Fort is outfitted with guides in period costume who share information with you about life in the 1700’s.  History abounds in the region and down the road a short distance is the Oriskany Battlefield that saw one of the bloodiest battles of the Revolution when American patriots under General Nicholas Herkimer were ambushed on their way to relieve the siege at Fort Stanwix.  Nearby at the village of Herkimer is the Gems Along the Mohawk store that has products produced by over 60 businesses located in the Mohawk Valley.  In addition to an excellent restaurant there is L’ll Diamond Cruises that offers trips on the Erie Canalway on whose banks the Gems store is situated.  In Utica there is the Matt Brewing Company that demonstrates the process of beer manufacturing as well as the Munson-Williams Proctor Arts Institute that is a fine arts center with programs in the visual and performing arts and an art museum.

Highlight Inclusions:

  • Fort Stanwix
  • Oriskany Battlefield
  • Gems Along the Mohawk Store
  • L’ll Diamond Erie Canalway Cruise
  • Matt Brewing Company
  • Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute

Lodging

Hotel Utica, an Ascend Collection Hotel
102 Lafayette Street • Utica, NY 13502

Nestled in the foothills of New York's Adirondack Mountains, the historic Hotel Utica, an Ascend Collection® hotel, is located in the heart of downtown. This Utica, NY hotel is close to the Children's Museum of History, Natural History, Science & Technology, the Adirondack Scenic Railroad heritage railway and the Utica Zoo. The city of Utica is situated in an eastern New York region referred to as the Mohawk Valley.

The city has an extensive park system, offering an array of year-round sports facilities. The Erie Canal, the Mohawk River and the New York State Canal System pass through the north part of the city.

A number of entertainment venues, retailers and restaurants can be found in the surrounding area. Enjoy a refreshing cocktail or delicious appetizer at the on-site Lamplighter Pub restaurant and cocktail lounge that opens daily at 5.

Twin $229 / Triple $219 / Single $309 (All rates are per person.)

Radisson Hotel-Utica Centrel
102 Lafayette Street • Utica, NY 13502

Welcome to the Radisson Hotel Utica Centre, where your comfort is our first priority. Only minutes from major attractions, including the Adirondack Scenic Railroad and the Stanley Performing Arts Center, as well as a number of businesses, we are one of the most convenient Utica hotels. Our hotel features high-speed, wireless Internet access, a pool, a Business Center, meeting facilities and an on-site restaurant and lounge. Whether you are traveling on business or leisure, you will appreciate the services and amenities offered at our hotel in Utica.

Twin $229 / Triple $219 / Single $309 (All rates are per person.)


*The rate includes all taxes but does not include gratuities. Package details & rates are subject to change.

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