Travel to Buffalo, NY to learn about the city’s transportation industry, feel the influence
of FDR and Frank Lloyd Wright, experience the majestic of mighty Niagara Falls and witness one of the
world’s most exciting celestial events – a solar eclipse!
1 Arrive in New York
Begin your Solar Eclipse adventure as you gather in Buffalo, New York. Meet
your Tour Manager in the lobby at 6:00 p.m. for a
welcome dinner at one of Buffalo’s fine local restaurants –
maybe even sample some Buffalo Wings! Meal: D
2 Buffalo Touring & Pierce-Arrow Transportation Museum
This morning a local guide conducts a driving
and walking tour of historic Buffalo. You will visit the City
Hall with its unique Observation Tower, often called the
“Windows on Buffalo” and see the Canalside at the heart
of Buffalo’s waterfront.
Later, visit the Pierce-Arrow Transportation
Museum which offers a unique look at Buffalo’s
transportation history. This extensive collection of vintage
automobilia is considered one the finest of its kind in the
world. Meals: B, D
3 Theodore Roosevelt & Frank Lloyd Wright
Begin the day at the Theodore Roosevelt Site. See the
house where he was sworn into office and learn the back
story of how one man overcame adversity early in life to
go on to become one of the most influential U.S. Presidents
of all time.
Then tour the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed
Darwin D. Martin House. Built between 1903 and 1905 the
house ranks among Wright’s greatest works.
Lunch today is at the historic Roycroft Inn a wonderful example of the
Arts and Craft movement. Enjoy shopping at Vidlers 5 & 10
as well as the unique Made in America Store. Meals: B, L, D
4 Niagara Falls & the Solar Eclipse
Begin the day with a visit to mighty Niagara Falls. Niagara actually
consists of three waterfalls which span the border between
Ontario and New York. See the Horseshoe Falls, the largest as well as the American and Bridal Veil Falls.
Then continue to Old Fort Niagara where you are
welcomed by period-attired guides, fife and drums,
musket firing and more. It is here you will view one of
the earth’s great wonders, a total solar eclipse!
Special eye-wear and chairs will be provided for this once-in-a-lifetime
Be sure to dress accordingly as it will
be springtime in Niagara.
Tonight, dinner is at the
Hofbrauhaus for an evening of German food and music.
Meals: B, D
5 Travel Home
After breakfast a group transfer to
the Buffalo International Airport is available for flights out
after 12:00 p.m. Meal: B