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QSC Day Trips 2020


The Luck of the Irish (Activity Level 1)

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 2:45pm – 11:00pm

  • Dinner at Pinhead Susan’s Irish Pub Including Sheppard’s Pie, Rice Pudding and Irish Coffee or Beer
  • Irish American History Museum Including Lecture and Time to Peruse Exhibits
  • Show at The Rep Theatre “The Irish and How They Got That Way”

Member: $130 Not-Yet Member $140

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Botanical Gardens Orchid Show (Activity Level 3)

Tuesday April 14, 2020 7:00am-7:00pm

  • Tour of the Gardens Including Guided Tour of the Orchid Show and Tram Ride
  • Lunch at the Garden Terrace Room Including a Choice of Sandwich, Dessert & Drink
  • Time to Explore the Gardens on Your Own

Member: $153pp Not-Yet-Member: $163

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The Bronx Zoo (Activity Level 3)

Monday June 29, 2020 6:00am-8:00pm

  • Includes Bus Ride to the Bronx Zoo
  • Includes Total Access Pass to the Zoo (Tram, Rides and all Exhibits)

Member: Child 12 and Under $99, Senior 55 and Older $104, Adult 13-54 Years of Age $106

Not-Yet Member: Child 12 and Under $109, Senior 55 and Older $114, Adult 13-54 Years of Age $116

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August 2020 Mystery (Trip in the Planning Process)

September 2020 Essex CT Rail & Sail (Trip in the Planning Process)

October 2020 Haunted Capitol Tour (Trip in the Planning Process)

November 2020 Culinary Institute of America & Winery (Trip in the Planning Process)

December 2020 Norman Rockwell Museum, Red Lion Inn & Lights in Stockbridge MA (Trip in the Planning Process)


QSC Overnight Trips 2020


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March 27-April 5, 2020 Sunny Portugal (10 days 9 nights) WAITLISTED- WE HIGHLY RECOMMEND JOINING THE WAITLIST

Ancient castles and Roman ruins. Groves of lemon and almond trees. Quiet, whitewashed villages and kind gentle people. Portugal is waiting for you. Join us as we travel throughout the Portuguese Riviera taking in the culture, the history, the architecture and not to mention the food! We will journey to the picturesque town of Sintra to see the vineyards, castles and the “Silver Coast.” Explore the “Museum City of Portugal” Evora where you will see a 2nd-century Roman temple and the 16th-century Chapel of Bones. Visit the 16th-century fortress of Sagres and take in the views from the 200 foot cliffs that plunge into the Atlantic at the Cape of St. Vincent. This trip has it all! From guided tours to self exploration, you will truly discover Sunny Portugal!

$3,499pp Double Occupancy, $3,999pp Single Occupancy, $3,469pp Triple Occupancy (After Sept 27, 2019, call for rates)

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May 10-18, 2020 American Music Festival Cruise (Nashville to Memphis on the American Queen Steamboat Company) (9 Days 8 Nights)

Join us for one of the American Queen Steamboat Company’s most soul-stirring American music cruises. Discover the sights and sounds of America’s rivers and the roots from which sprung a variety of musical genres. While onboard we will experience special musical performances, scenic river views and an unlimited beverage package. We will visit the National Quilt Museum, view Illustrative floodwall murals, and learn all about the underground railroad history. This fantastic trip includes a one-night pre-cruise hotel stay, roundtrip airfare from Albany, ground transportation, guided shore excursions and prepaid gratuities. Join the adventure!

Rates starting at $3,399

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July 14-16, 2020 The 1,000 Islands (3 Days 2 Nights)

Our journey begins with a 7am departure from QSC to Upstate New York and the beautiful 1000 Islands. There are thousands of islands both large and small where the mighty St. Lawrence River meets Lake Ontario near the resort community of Alexandria Bay, NY. Appropriately enough this region is called “The Thousand Islands” and our accommodations for two evenings will be at the Riveredge Resort, a 4-Diamond award winning hotel, located directly on the water. From the Riveredge you will see many large ships passing through the St. Lawrence Seaway, the main channel from the upper Great Lakes to the sea. Before dinner enjoy a Tours of Distinction exclusive wine and cheese reception. Dinner is included at the hotel and weather permitting we will go into town and watch a famous sunset over the St. Lawrence. After a full breakfast buffet, included at the hotel, it is off to explore the 1000 Islands by water. This international tour will take you on a 22 mile round-trip through American and Canadian waters, what is considered the ‘heart’ of the 1000 Islands, including Millionaire’s Row. You will have lively narrative from professional guides as you cruise through the narrow channels. During our cruise we will visit mysterious Singer Castle on Dark Island and romantic Boldt Castle on Heart Island. (Note: There will be some walking on the two islands). Dinner at the Clipper Inn, Clayton. After breakfast we’ll leave Alexandria Bay and travel to Herkimer in the scenic Mohawk River Valley for a canal boat excursion through the locks of the historic Erie Canal. An approximate return of 5pm to QSC.

$685 pp Double Occupancy, $620 pp Triple Occupancy, $890 pp Single Occupancy

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Sept 29-Oct 9, 2020 Imperial Cities (Prague, Vienna and Budapest) (11 Days 10 Nights)

Set out on a grand cultural adventure through the Imperial Cities of Central Europe- Prague, Vienna and Budapest. Along the way enjoy traditional entertainment, local cuisine and a glimpse into the region’s eminent history. Feel the magic and wonder of the fairy-tale city of Prague as you explore the “Castle District.” Take in the picturesque Vatava River. Visit Vienna to marvel at the magnificent Schonbrunn Palace and hear the past of Vienna come alive through music and performances featuring the works of Mozart and Strauss. Tour Budapest through a panoramic tour of the city by a local expert. Then head out of the city to the former Renaissance capital of Visegrad for a spectacular view of the Danube Bend and the Borzsony Mountains. This is Europe at its finest!

$3,999pp Double Occupancy, $5,049pp Single Occupancy, $3,949pp Triple Occupancy (After March 29, 2020, call for rates)

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Oct 19-23, 2020 Exploring Virginia (Williamsburg, Virginia Beach, Norfolk) (5 days 4 nights)

Enjoy a comfortable motor coach ride as we head south to our oceanfront rooms at Virginia Beach. Experience a guided tour of the Norfolk Naval Base conducted by naval personnel as you ride past aircraft carriers, destroyers, submarines, frigates, amphibious assault ships and the historic homes from the 1907 Jamestown Exposition. Stop by the General Douglas MacArthur Memorial and enjoy a film detailing the life of General MacArthur. Later, board the Spirit of Norfolk for a delicious buffet meal, entertainment and a narrated cruise of the Elizabeth River. Live the history at Colonial Williamsburg while you visit the Governor’s Palace, Capital and other historic buildings depicting the life in the colonial capital of Virginia. Live presentations, craftsmen and colonial residents to interact with as well as unique shops and treats to fit everyone’s taste await! Visit one of America’s great fine arts museum, The Chrysler Museum of Art. Explore 5,000 years of civilization through 30,000 objects, paintings, sculptures and decorative arts. Spend the evening walking the boardwalk on Virginia Beach. The excitement is endless!

$649pp Double Occupancy, $799pp Single Occupancy

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