Gilded Age Christmas, Historic Homes, Rhinebeck, NY

Trip Overview

December 7, 2019
1 Day

Tour Description

Visit Christmas Past at 2 decorated historic homes in the Hudson Valley. Experience Christmas in turn-of-the-century style at the Mills family mansion at Staatsburgh Site - adorned with Christmas trees & floral arrangements. Visit the Wilderstein Historic Site - FDR’s cousin Daisy’s 1888 home - decorated for the holidays. Lunch at Beekman Arms Tavern.


  • Deluxe Motorcoach
  • Lunch at The Tavern at the Beekman Arms in Rhinebeck, NY (Advance choice of Roasted chicken breast OR Pork Tenderloin OR pasta primavera)
  • Self-guided visit of Wilderstein Historic Site - decorated for the season
  • Visit to see Gilded Age Christmas decorations at the Staatsburgh Historic Site - Mills Mansion
  • Friendship Tours Tour Director
  • *NOTE: These are historic homes. Mills Mansion requires 19 steps to get to the Main Floor - no elevator.*
  • Trip is non-refundable. Trip is rain or shine.