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Chinook Adult Ed- New York Boston Trip


February 13, 2019

Chinook Adult Education has been sponsoring trips for adults to DC during the month of June for the last 5 years. However, this June there will not be a DC trip as a New York/Boston trip has been planned for the month of October.

Doug Hayes has been leading the trips to DC but due to requests for a new venue, he has made the change. The trip will take place from Friday, October 11th to Monday, October 21st. The Diamond Tour Company will be guiding the trip with the exception of two days that Doug will lead.

An informational meeting will be held at Chinook High School at 6pm on Monday, February 18th in room 101. (Use the main doors and 101 is the first room on your right) If you cannot attend, you can contact Doug by phone 357-3738 or email

The DC trip will return June of 2020 for those interested.

New York- Boston


DAY 1- Friday, October 11th - After landing at the Newark Liberty International Airport, board your spacious, video and restroom equipped Motorcoach and set off for the bright lights of “The Big Apple” - New York City! Tonight, sit down to a nice Dinner before checking into a comfortable New York City area hotel to rest up for an exciting day ahead!

DAY2- Saturday, Oct. 12th - After enjoying a Continental Breakfast, you’ll explore “The City That Never Sleeps.” A Guided Tour of Manhattan will take you to such famous sites as Central Park, Rockefeller Center, Times Square, Wall Street, the 9/11 Memorial, and so much more! Later, you’ll dine at a New York City restaurant and spend a little free time in the city before returning to your hotel.

DAY3- Sunday, Oct. 13th - Today, after enjoying a Continental Breakfast, your “Big Apple” adventure continues with the NEW National 9/11 Museum, located at the World Trade Center site. Explore the museum’s collection of diverse materials which include artifacts, photographs, audio and video tapes, personal effects, and memorabilia. After a break for lunch, you will head to the incredible One World Observatory, a three story observation deck located on floors 100-102 of One World Trade Center. This stunning structure is the skyscraper that was built between 2006 and 2014 to replace the Twin Towers. Millions of visitors flock to One World Observatory every year to take advantage of the stunning panoramic views it offers. You’ll experience 500 years of New York City’s history from 1,250 feet above ground, and enjoy spectacular 360 degree views of the iconic sights of New York City. This evening, enjoy a Dinner Party with Entertainment before returning to your hotel.

DAY 4- Monday, Oct. 14th - Start your day with a Continental Breakfast, and then head with your Guide to one of New York City’s premier destinations: Ellis Island and Liberty Island – home of the Statue of Liberty! A short ferry ride brings you an up-close view of Lady Liberty, and you can exit the ferry to set foot on Liberty Island itself. Then, continue on to Ellis Island – gateway to the United States for millions of immigrants who came seeking a new life. You will follow in their footsteps for an eye-opening glimpse into history. Tonight, enjoy Dinner before returning to your hotel.

DAY 5- Tuesday, Oct. 15th - After enjoying a Continental Breakfast, you will enjoy two Free Days as arranged by your Group Leader. Later, you will check into a New York City area hotel for two nights also arranged by your Group Leader.

Enjoy a free day as arranged by your Group Leader.

DAY 6- Wednesday, Oct. 16th - After enjoying a Continental Breakfast, enjoy a free day as arranged by your Group Leader.

DAY 7- Thursday, Oct. 17th - After enjoying a Continental Breakfast,

Today, depart your group’s location in a spacious, video and restroom equipped Motorcoach and set off for historic Boston. This evening, you will enjoy Dinner and check into a Boston area hotel for a four night stay.

DAY 8- Friday, Oct. 18th - After enjoying a Continental Breakfast, you will depart for a Full Day Guided Tour of Boston. Today’s sights include Trinity Church, Boston Common, John Hancock Tower, and more. During the day, stop for a lunch break at world famous waterside attraction “Quincy Market & Faneuil Hall Marketplace”. Visit “Cheers: The Replica”, enjoy great shopping, and more. Afterwards, your guided tour continues with sights such as USS Constitution (“Old Ironsides”) and Cambridge. This evening, enjoy Dinner and entertainment before returning to your hotel

DAY 9- Saturday, Oct. 19th - Enjoy a Continental Breakfast and start off with a visit to the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum – with permanent exhibits dedicated to First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy, The Space Race, and more. Then depart for a guided tour of Lexington and Concord. This tour highlights a visit to the Minute Man National Historical Park, the birthplace of the American Revolution. This day is often voted by groups as their favorite part of the trip. This evening, you will end your day with a relaxing Dinner.

DAY 10- Sunday, Oct. 20th - Start your day with Continental Breakfast before departing for a Full Day Guided Tour of beautiful coastal Massachusetts. Visit Salem, a city with more than three hundred years of New England history and the site of the infamous Salem Witchcraft Trials. Then, continue your tour onto scenic Cape Ann. There you will visit the vintage New England seaside town of Gloucester - “America’s Oldest Seaport”. Next visit Rockport, another coastal town with quaint shops, restaurants, and galleries. This evening, enjoy a relaxing Dinner and return to your hotel.

DAY 11- Monday, Oct. 21st - Today, after enjoying a Continental Breakfast, you will depart for home... a perfect time to chat with your friends about all the fun things you’ve done, the great sights you’ve seen, and where your next group trip will take you!


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