LIRR Escorted Tour: Gatsby Mansions

Escorted Tour

Expired (07/22/23)

Photo credit: Paul Hunchak

ūüö® ATTENTION ūüö® THE JULY 22ND TOUR IS SOLD OUT, as of 7/20/23. Please consider future tours!

Revisit an era of lavish country mansions, elegant estates, breathtaking architecture, and picturesque landscapes on Long Island’s Gold Coast. Start your tour with a visit to the Vanderbilt Museum, the summer home of William K. Vanderbilt: a Spanish-style mansion named Eagle's Nest, originally built in 1910 as a small English cottage. Next, enjoy lunch on your own at picturesque Huntington Village. Finally, delight in the elegant furnishings and beautifully landscaped gardens at Old Westbury Gardens, the backdrop for several popular movies, such as Age of Innocence, Cruel Intentions and American Gangster.

2023 Schedule:
July 22, 2023 - SOLD OUT (as of 7/20/23)

The MTA Deal

$82.25 per person ($70.25 for children 5-11). The tour includes discounted round-trip rail, bus transportation, admission to the Vanderbilt Museum and Planetarium, admission to Old Westbury Gardens, and a stop at Huntington Village for lunch.

How to Get Your Tickets

Tickets may be purchased at Gray, Green or Blue Ticket Machines and ticket windows at LIRR stations*.

Select "MTA Away Deals," then, "Escorted Tours," then the tour. Multiple tickets/vouchers will print. Be sure to take all items dispensed and board the rear train car. This tour has limited space availability.

* Tickets will be available at ticket vending machines up to the Wednesday before the tour and available at ticket windows until the day of the tour.

Important Information

Please check for track assignments on the TrainTime App, digital signage, or information booth on the day of tour. Remember to board the rear car of the Huntington train at Jamaica. Tours are subject to cancellation, please check the webpage for up-to-date information or call us to confirm at (718) 558-7419. All train times, prices and dates may be subject to change.

Get Going

Train Schedule
Penn Station: departs @ 9:08 AM; returns @ 6:28 PM
Grand Central: departs @ 8:51 AM*; returns at 6:16 PM
Atlantic Terminal
: departs @ 8:41 AM*; returns @ 6:24 PM
Woodside: departs @ 9:02 AM*; returns @ 6:06 PM
Jamaica:
departs @ 9:30 AM; returns @ 5:56 PM
Mineola: departs @ 9:52 AM; returns @ 5:39 PM
Hicksville: departs @ 10:04 AM; returns @ 5:31 PM

* transfer at Jamaica to the rear car of the 9:30 AM Huntington train

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