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Long Island Getaways

Gold Coast Mansions

Escorted Saturday: July 27 - Canceled & August 10, 2019

Return to Long Island’s Gold Coast splendor. Visit two diverse, but equally beautiful mansions and magnificently landscaped gardens, William K. Vanderbilt Museum and Old Westbury Gardens.

After arriving at Hicksville Station and boarding tour bus, your first visit will be Old Westbury Gardens, where you will be treated to a tour of the John S. Phipps Mansion. Admire its elegant furnishings and stately architecture, as well as its beautifully landscaped gardens.

Next stop is Huntington Village, where you will be able to purchase lunch.

Then it’s off to the William K. Vanderbilt Museum, a grand, Spanish style mansion whose ornate rooms contain many furnishings original to the estate. You will also have the opportunity to visit the Planetarium, and see, Incoming! a film about asteroids, and hard-hitting stories of our cosmic origins.

Adults: $63.25
Children (5-11): $51.25

Train Schedule (Call to Confirm):
Station Departs Returns  
Penn Station 8:21 AM 6:16 PM  
Woodside* 8:24 AM 6:10 PM *(Meet representative on platform at Jamaica)
Atlantic Terminal* 8:12 AM 6:12 PM *(Meet representative on platform at Jamaica)
Jamaica 8:44 AM 5:52 PM  
Mineola 8:59 AM 5:38 PM  

Please check track assignment at the information booth. Remember to board the rear car. There is a transfer to a bus at Hicksville Station.

Tours are subject to cancellation. Please check website on the day of the tour to confirm.


Buying Tickets
Tickets can be purchased with cash, personal check, or credit card at any open ticket office. Tickets are also
available at LIRR full-service (gray or blue) Ticket Machines. Just select the “Deals & Getaways” button on the first screen. Select the button for your package. Both blue or gray machines accept credit and debit cards; gray machines also accept cash. Ticket machines are available at most stations. Package tickets are not sold on trains.

Please be aware that multiple tickets/vouchers will print; LIRR rail tickets will print last. Be sure to take all items dispensed when completing your transaction.

See here for more information on buying tickets.

For Travel information, see schedules or call 511and say "LIRR".
All train times, prices and dates may be subject to change.

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