Long Island Getaways
Sundays: June 23, July 21 & Saturday: August 3
Mill Neck Manor & Coe Hall/Planting Fields, June 23
MILL NECK MANOR - Discover this stately historic gem and contemporary treasure and enjoy homemade scones and specially blended tea during your visit.
COE HALL - PLANTING FIELDS - Planting Fields was owned by William Robertson Coe who made his fortune in marine insurance. His wife, Mai, was daughter of Henry Huttleston Rogers, a partner in Standard Oil and builder of the Virginian Railway. The 65 room limestone Coe Hall mansion built 1918-1921 by Walker and Gilette is in the style of a 16th century Elizabethan country house, set in a beautifully landscaped park designed by the Olmsted Brothers. Menu for lunch includes a catered selection of gourmet sandwiches, salad, cookies, and choice of beverage.
Oheka Castle & Vanderbilt Museum/Eagles Nest, July 21
OHEKA CASTLE - Tour the breathtakingly beautiful mansion and gardens of OHEKA CASTLE and walk in the footsteps of former resident and bank financier, Otto H. Kahn. This palatial historic estate was designed to accommodate Otto’s affection for hosting lavish parties with such famous guests as Charlie Chaplin, Enrico Caruso and many other celebrities, dignitaries, and socialites, of the 1920’s. Enjoy a light lunch of artisanal wraps, terra chips and a beverage while surrounded in European-style grandeur.
VANDERBILT MUSEUM & PLANETARIUM -The Vanderbilt Museum is a unique combination of Gold Coast estate and mansion, natural history museum and world-class 60-foot domed planetarium on 43-acres of parkland.
Old Westbury Gardens & NYIT De Seversky Mansion, August 3
OLD WESTBURY GARDENS - In addition to a magnificent 1906 mansion filled with priceless art and furnishings, Old Westbury Gardens includes 200 acres of wooded paths, awe-inspiring vistas, and some of the most beautiful gardens in the world. The only difficult part of this mansion tour is finding the time to tour the mansion.
NYIT DE SEVERSKY MANSION - Discover the timeless legacy of the NYIT de Seversky Mansion. Tour the opulent galleries, explore the lush grounds and end the day with delightful sandwiches and refreshments on the mansions beautiful Garden Patio.
Air Conditioned Buses
For more information about the mansions visit www.goldcoastmansionsoflongisland.com.
Train Schedule (Call to Confirm):
|New York||9:22 AM||5:09 PM|
|Woodside*||9:24 AM||5:10 PM||(Switch to the Huntington train at Jamaica)|
|Brooklyn*||9:22 AM||5:07 PM||(Switch to the Huntington train at Jamaica)|
|Jamaica||9:45 AM||4:45 PM|
|Mineola||10:00 AM||4:31 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.
Buying Tickets at LIRR Gray, Green or Blue Ticket Machines:
Gray, green and blue machines accept credit and debit cards; gray and green machines also accept cash. Select "Deals & Getaways", then "Long Island Getaways" followed by the tour or package of your choice (listed in alphabetical order). Escorted tour tickets can be purchased up to midnight on Thursday of the week of the tour. Non-escorted "Package" tickets are available on all days that are valid for without time restrictions. See here for more information on buying tickets.
Rail tickets are valid for 60 days from date of sale, refundable for 60 days from date of sale (full package only) - subject to $10 refund processing fee per transaction.
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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