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Freedom Seekers on the Freedom Trail in Central New York (4 days & 3 nights)

Situated on one of Central New York's earliest settled communities and majestically overlooking Cazenovia Lake, Lorenzo State Historic Site offers an opportunity to discover the imprint of five generations of the Lincklaen/Ledyard family.

GATEWAY: Syracuse
DEPARTS: Daily - May through October

The significance of the Underground Railroad in upstate New York will be evident after touring these unique attractions in the Syracuse area.  Beginning with the Underground Railroad display at the Onondaga Historical Association, and then - stop on the Railroad - the Matilda Joslyn Gage Center in Fayetteville.  Take a few moments to visit the Jerry Rescue Memorial on Clinton Square and view the balcony where Charles Dickens made his speech in favor of returning all Freedom Seekers to their original owners.  Also included is a short drive to the Abolitionist Hall of Fame in Peterboro along with the Gerrit Smith Historic Site.  Smith was an outspoken advocate for abolishing slavery and dedicated years and many dollars to his cause. Return to Syracuse via the quaint village of Cazenovia for a visit to the lakeside home of village founder John Lincklaen, "Lorenzo". Also, there‚Äôs the Seward House Museum in Auburn along with the Harriet Tubman Home and the burial sites for both leaders. We've also included the Erie Canal Museum and the Paul deLima Coffee Store and Museum

Highlight Inclusions:

  • Underground Railroad at the Onondaga Historical Association
  • Harriet Tubman house and burial site
  • William Seward House
  • Destiny USA
  • Matilda Joslyn Gage Center - stop on the Underground Railroad
  • Lorenzo - State Historic Site
  • Jerry Rescue Memorial
  • Abolitionist Hall of Fame in Peterboro
  • Gerrit Smith Historic Site
  • Paul deLima Coffee Store & Museum
  • Erie Canal Museum


Ramada Syracuse
1305 Buckley Rd. • Syracuse, NY 13212

Recipient of the 2012/2013 Ramada Presidents Award. This hotel was recognized for demonstrating high levels of excellence in every facet of the hotel. While at the Ramada Syracuse, you will enjoy free wireless high-speed internet access throughout hotel with some wired rooms, complimentary cooked-to-order Full American Breakfast with some rate plans, fitness center, and free parking. Brand new state of the art Fitness Room and In-Door Pool and Spa are open. Ramada Syracuse looks forward to serving you at PepperCorns Restaurant and the Tailgaters Tavern Sports Bar.

Twin $279 / Triple $259 / Single $392 (All rates are per person.)

Sheraton University Hotels
801 University Avenue Syracuse, NY 13210

Enjoy a warm welcome at the newly updated Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel & Conference Center. We’ve completed a major transformation for a fresh look and added comforts. Keep the conversation flowing in our recently renovated, tastefully styled lobby with the addition of the Link@Sheraton experienced with Microsoft®, and enjoy our redesigned guest rooms, with ultra-comfortable, all-white Sheraton Sweet Sleeper™ Beds as well as complimentary wireless High Speed Internet Access in each room.

Twin $335 / Triple $302 / Single $472 (All rates are per person.)

*The rate includes all taxes but does not include gratuities. Package details & rates are subject to change.

Additional programs: Syracuse Stage, Syracuse Opera and Syracuse Symphony Orchestra. If interested in additional programs, click links above to purchase tickets.

We represent the best tour hotels in the region providing excellent group rates and first class customer service.

Rates include all taxes but does not include gratuities.
Details & rates are subject to change.
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