group tours

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Treat your group to a cruise on the calm waters of the Historic Erie Canal in the beautiful Mohawk Valley of Central New York. Stay for a day or two and enjoy some of the most interesting and unique attractions in the country. Your whole group is sure to enjoy the history, sights and tastes of the region.

NEW! Two Lock Living History Cruise to the Historic Herkimer Home for Groups!
Join us on this new and exciting Living History Cruise especially for group tours! Arrive at the Historic Herkimer Home and tour the grounds and home of Revolutionary War hero General Nicholas Herkimer. Your costumed tour guide will explain the features of the home and answer all your questions. After the tour, enjoy a BBQ feast from Promiseland Farm & BBQ, and an 18th century chocolate making demonstration. We then depart on the Erie Canal for a 2-lock cruise through one of the most scenic and historic sections of the canal. Lock 17 is the tallest lift lock on the Erie Canal, and Lock 18 is one of the most historically correct locks. After the thrill of traveling through the locks, we end our cruise at our home docks in Herkimer for some specialty shopping at a New York themed retail store.
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Day Trip Options - Build Your Own Trip
Enjoy the most interesting and informative cruise on the Historic Erie Canal! Build your own trip with additional attractions just a short drive away. Relive history with live exibits at the General Herkimer Home, and enjoy lunch while watching boats travel on the canal.
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School Groups - Educational Field Trips
Bring your students to the most interesting school field trip in central New York! Watch your students absorb the living history surrounding them as they learn about the most historically signifigant canal in America! Our 90 minute cruise is BOCES approved and compliments the 4th Grade cirriculum. We travel through a lock and feature a lively Question and Answer session.
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Rail, Sail and Cooperstown - Central New York Experience
2 Day / 1 Night  and 3 Day / 2 Night itineraries available!

Experience the best of Central New York, sure to please everyone in your group. Travel on The D & U Railroad aboard the luxurious Rip Van Winkle Flyer, and enjoy a first class luncheon served on fine china while enjoying the scenery of the Catskill Mountains. Take in some baseball and history in the quaint and picturesque village of Cooperstown. Along with the famous Baseball Hall of Fame, you can visit the Farmer's Museum and experience an authentic 19th century rural village life through live exibits and demonstrations. Find your treasure at the world famous Herkimer Diamond Mines, and visit the home of Revolutionary War hero Nicholas Herkimer. Enjoy our award-winning, 90 minute narrated lock through cruise on the Historic Erie Canal, along with some regional culinary delights along the way
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