Staatsburgh State Historic Site at Christmas.


Join architect, author and renowned Gilded Age Expert Gary Lawrance for this new and exclusive experience in the Hudson River Valley.


Step back in time to the 18th and 19th centuries, when New York’s wealthiest families built palatial Gilded Age estates in the breathtaking Hudson River Valley. Enjoy private access, expert guides, delicious meals and white-glove service.

Gilded Age Mansions of The Hudson River Valley – Holiday Tour 2023 Led by Gary Lawrance.

Celebrate a Gilded Holiday Season in the Hudson River Valley.


Highlights Include:

• Vanderbilt Mansion was built by one of the first families of wealth in America.
• Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt, the 32nd and longest-serving president of the United States.
• Val Kill, the private retreat of Eleanor Roosevelt, is the only National Historic Site dedicated to a First Lady.
• Wilderstein, home of Margaret Suckley, a cousin and confidante of Franklin Roosevelt, is widely regarded as the Hudson Valley’s most important example of Victorian architecture.
• Staatsburgh Historic Site and Mills Mansion, overlooking the Hudson River and the Catskill Mountains, is a fine example of a Gilded Age great estate.
• Olana State Historic Site, was the home of Frederic Church, a central figure in the Hudson River School of American landscape painters.
• Edgewater combines classical architecture with a dramatic setting to create one of the Hudson Valley’s most charming river residences.

Price starts at $3850 per person, plus fees, based on double occupancy. Duration: 5 days – 4 nights

Booking now for Dec 3 – 7, 2023!


or call (516) 456-1968



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If you would like more information about Gilded Age Mansions of the Hudson River Valley please fill out the form below or please call; THERESA STATZ-SMITH (516) 456-1968 or WILLIAM MCANDREWS (516) 741-0745 and a we will get back to you promptly.

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Booking now for 2023