Couple walking in Home Gardening Center with small purple flowers

Member Trips, Luncheons, and Walking Tours

Space is limited and reservations are on a first-come, first-served basis. Please review the description for specific inclusions. To reserve, please email membership@nybg.org or call 718.817.8703. When reserving a trip of program, you agree to our Member Trip Reservation Conditions and Cancellation Policy.

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Culinary Institute of America & Walkway Over the Hudson
June 21; 7:30 a.m.–6 p.m.
Meet at NYBG
$140; includes continental breakfast, transportation, two guided tours, and three-course lunch

Nestled on 150 scenic acres along the Hudson River, the Culinary Institute of America is the world’s oldest culinary school. Go behind-the-scenes on a 45-minute tour guided by a CIA student and enjoy a gourmet three-course lunch at Ristorante Caterina de’ Medici. After lunch, take a guided tour of the longest, elevated pedestrian bridge in the world, Walkway Over the Hudson. At 212 feet tall and 1.28 miles long, this linear walkway offers breathtaking views of the Hudson River and the surrounding scenic valley.

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Grand Central Terminal Tour
June 23; 10 a.m.–12 p.m.
Meet at Grand Central Terminal
$50; includes two-hour guided tour of Grand Central

To most New Yorkers, Grand Central Terminal is simply a midpoint stop before getting to work or home, but this historic national landmark has great architectural and cultural significance. Join us on this two-hour walking tour to learn about Grand Central’s remarkable history, stunning Paris-inspired Beaux-Arts design architecture, and its central role in creating midtown Manhattan.

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Three-Day Trip to Brandywine Valley, PA
Friday, June 28–Sunday, June 30

Join us for an extraordinary summer weekend exploring Brandywine Valley, home to world-class museums, lavish estates, and renowned gardens. Highlights include tours of Nemours Mansion & Gardens; Winterthur Museum, Garden, & Library; Brandywine River Museum of Art; and Longwood Gardens. Your trip includes:

  • Charter Bus Transportation
  • Admission and guided tours of Nemours Mansion & Gardens; Winterthur Museum, Garden, & Library; Brandywine River Museum of Art; and Longwood Gardens
  • Two nights at Hilton Hotel
  • Three breakfasts, two lunches, and one dinner
  • All taxes and service gratuities

Double Occupancy: $1,035 per person
Single Occupancy: $1,170 per person

A deposit is due immediately at booking; payment plans are available. Call the Membership Office M-F; 9 a.m.–5 p.m. at 718.817.8703 to reserve and for more details. When reserving for this trip, you agree to our Overnight Tours Member Trip Reservation Conditions and Cancellation Policy.