CAGB Travel Series

CAGB: Travel

For information on
all travel programs or
to make a reservation
,
contact the CAB
Info Center
at 315 464-8860
or by e-mail at:

campact@upstate.edu


 
alex bay

Alex Bay Lunch Cruise
Sunday, July 16, 2017

This trip is currently SOLD OUT.  Please contact the CAB Information Center to be placed on the wait list.

Details & Itinerary:

Turn a mid-day meal into a memorable occasion! Combine a two-nation cruise with a delectable luncheon buffet on board one of Uncle Sam’s triple deck vessels. You’ll enjoy a leisurely cruise through the enchanting channels of the Thousand Islands and learn about the region’s rich history from one of our knowledgeable guides while enjoying a sumptuous buffet. Afterward, savor close-up the spectacular scenery and magnificent island homes. If you wish, complete your day with an stop at historic Boldt Castle at the end of your cruise. Stay as long as you want, then return on any Uncle Sam Tour Boat or Boldt Castle Shuttle. Admission to Boldt Castle is additional.  The bus will depart the CAB on Sunday, July 16 at 10:30 am.  Lunch cruise departs at 12:30pm.  Time is built into the itinerary for participants to visit Boldt Castle or explore Alex Bay after the cruise.  The bus will depart Alex Bay at 5:00pm and arrive back at Upstate at approximately 6:30pm.  (Itinerary is tentative, participants will receive a detailed final itinerary via email a week prior to the trip.)

Package Includes:

  • Two hour lunch cruise on Alex Bay
  • Roundtrip transportation
  • Driver gratuity

Pricing:

  • Adults (13 and up): $39 for Upstate Students; $49 for CAB Members and $59 General Rate
  • Children (4-12): $14 for Upstate Students, $24 for CAB Members and $34 General Rate

Trip is limited to 40 participants.

vine dining

Atwater Estates Vineyard Vine Dining
Sunday, August 13, 2017

This trip is currently SOLD OUT, please contact the CAB Information Center to be placed on the wait list.


Details & Itinerary:

Enjoy a spectacular five course gourmet dinner paired with Atwater Estate's award-winning wines.  Using the finest local ingredients, the Chefs from Red Dove Tavern (Geneva, NY) will prepare your dinner table-side as Atwater's winemaker describes each paired wine. An intimate dinner in the vineyard as sun sets over Seneca Lake - this is a culinary experience not to be missed.  The bus will depart Upstate at 3:00pm and travel to Atwater Estates Vineyard in Burdett, NY.  Dinner is at 5pm.  The bus will return to Upstate after dinner, arriving at approximately 9:30pm.

Package Includes:

  • 5 course gourmet dinner with wine pairing
  • Roundtrip transportation
  • Driver gratuity

Pricing:

  • $90 for Upstate Students; $100 for CAB Members and $110 General Rate

Trip is limited to 22 participants.

craft beer

Syracuse Area Breweries Tour
Saturday, September 9, 2017

This trip is currently on sale to all members of the Upstate Community.

Details & Itinerary:

Tour the Syracuse area and experience 4 local breweries (Empire Farm Brewery, Seneca Street Brew Pub, Full Boar Craft Brewery and Willow Rock Brewing Company).  Bus will depart Upstate at 10:30am and travel to the Empire Farm Brewery.  Time will be allotted for individuals to purchase lunch at the brewery restaurant before heading to the other three breweries (lunch not included in cost of trip).  The bus will return to Upstate at approximately 4:30pm.  Trip package includes tastings at each brewery, transportation and snacks.  All trip participants must be 21 years of age or older.  Limited to 34 participants. 

Package Includes:

  • Tastings at 4 Syracuse area breweries
  • Snacks
  • Roundtrip transportation
  • Driver gratuity

Pricing:

  • $35 for Upstate Students; $45 for CAB Members and $55 General Rate

Trip is limited to 34 participants.

toronto

Toronto Weekend Trip (Columbus Day Weekend)
Saturday - Monday, October 7-9, 2017

This trip is currently on sale to all members of the Upstate Community.

Details & Itinerary:

Toronto is a vibrant, dynamic city where fun and eclectic events and activities take place around every corner!  Toronto is a city that has you covered with lots to eat, lots to see and lots to do!  Fun for the whole family! The motorocoach will depart the CAB on Saturday, October 7 at 7:00 am and arrives in Toronto at approximately 12:30pm.  After hotel check-in**, Saturday afternoon, Sunday and Monday morning are yours to do as you wish - no group activities are planned.  The motorcoach will depart the hotel at 1:00pm on Monday, October 9 and arrive back in Syracuse at approximately 7:00pm. 

Package Includes:

  • Two nights hotel accommodations at the Marriott Toronto Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel External Icon; hotel is centrally located and offers free high speed internet
  • Roundtrip transportation
  • Continental breakfast on Saturday morning
  • Driver gratuity

Pricing:

  • Single Occupancy - King Bed: $425/person Upstate Student; $435/person CAB Member; $460/person General Rate
  • Double Occupancy - King Bed or Double/Double: $260/person Upstate Student; $270/person CAB Member; $295/person General Rate
  • Triple Occupancy - Two Double Beds: $220/person Upstate Student; $230/person CAB Member; $255/person General Rate
  • Quad Occupancy - Two Double Beds: $195/person Upstate Student; $205/person CAB Member; $230/person General Rate

** Hotel rooms will not be available until at 3:00pm on Saturday.  The hotel is prepared to store luggage until rooms are available at regular check-in time.

*** Please note document requirements to travel to and from Canada.  Please review this website External Icon prior to making trip reservations!

$100/person deposit required at the time of reservation.  Balance payment is due by Friday, August 25.  Trip is limited to 50 people.

nyc

NYC Day Trip
Saturday, November 18, 2017

This trip is currently on sale to all members of the Upstate Community.

Details & Itinerary:

The motorocoach will depart the CAB on Saturday, November 18 at 6:30am and travel non-stop to NYC, arriving at approximately 11:00am and dropping off at Bryant Park, midtown Manhattan.  Enjoy a great day in the city - the time is yours to explore, see a show, shop and enjoy all that NYC has to offer!  The motorocoaches will depart Bryant Park at 8:30pm and travel non-stop to Upstate arriving at approximately April 28 at 1:00 am. 

Package Includes:

  • Continental breakfast
  • Roundtrip transportation
  • Driver gratuity

Pricing:

  • $52 for Upstate Students; $62 for CAB Members and $67 General Rate

Trip is limited to 160 participants. e note that hotel rooms are moderate sized and triple or quad occupancy may be very tight if all participants are adults!

holiday wine

Cayuga Lake Holiday Wine Trail
Saturday, December 2, 2017

This trip is currently on sale to all members of the Upstate Community.

Details & Itinerary:

Ring in the holiday season on the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail at the 24th Annual Holiday Shopping Spree.  Single or couples ticket available.  The bus will depart the CAB on Saturday, December 2 at 8:30am for a day on the Cayuga Lake Wineries.  The bus will return back to the Upstate campus at approximately 6:00pm.

Package Includes:
  • Souvenir wine glass, tasting fees, one grapevine wreath and an ornament at each winery visited
  • Lunch
  • Roundtrip transportation
  • Driver gratuity

Pricing:

  • Single Ticket: $75 for Upstate Students; $85 CAB Member and $95 General Rate
  • Couples Ticket: $145 for Upstate Students; $155 CAB Member and $165 General Rate

Must be 21 and over to participate. Trip limited to 40 participants.



CAGB Travel Policies: please review all policies carefully!

• Attendees of Sponsored Trips:  Trips are open to all members of the Upstate Community, their family and friends.  Please note, however, that the individual making the reservation must be affiliated with Upstate Medical University as either a student or employee and that individual must all attend the trip.  Should the student or employee become unable to attend the trip, their guests are also unable to attend.

• Cancellation and Refund Policy: 
The Office of Campus Activities must receive all refund requests in writing at campact@upstate.edu.  If the trip you are scheduled to attend is sold out, we have a wait list and are able to resell your seats, we will refund all monies paid minus a $15 per person service charge.  If the trip you are scheduled to attend is not sold out, you may resell your seats so long as you notify the Office of Campus Activities and adhere to the policy regarding "Attendees of Sponsored Trips" as noted above.  There are NO refunds for trip cancellations received less than 15 days before trip departure.

• Persons Requiring Special Accommodations:
The Office of Campus Activities will make every effort to provide reasonable accommodations to those attending trip programs.  Please notify the Office of Campus Activities in writing at campact@upstate.edu should you or another member of your party require special accommodations. 

• Liability and Assumption of Risk:
Every effort is made to provide all participants a safe and pleasant travel experience.  Upstate Medical University, the Office of Campus Activities or the Campus Activities Governing Board assumes no liability for risk to participants participating in travel programs.  Upstate Medical University also recommends that all participants carry health insurance cards.

• More Information:
Contact the Office of Campus Activities at campact@upstate.edu or at (315) 464-5618.