The VSANNJ organizes informative and uplifting day excursions twice a year for members and their guests. Visits often include elegant mansions and beautiful gardens. Lunch and transportation are provided.

Past trips have included Olana, the magnificent Persian-style home of Frederick Church; the antique-laden house and lovely gardens of Caramoor; Hill-Stead Museum in Connecticut; the Vanderbilt Mansion and the Wilderstein estate — to name just a few.


FALL TRIP – Thursday November 2, 2017; 7:30 am – 6pm

Loeb Art Gallery and Clermont Mansion

A magnificent autumn day trip that combines fall foliage viewing in the historic Hudson Valley with visits to the Loeb Art Gallery at Vassar College and the 18th century  Clermont Mansion — home of the influential and prosperous Livingston family. Trip includes lunch and costs just $96 for members, $106 for guests. Departs from and returns to Whole Foods parking lot in West Orange. For reservations or more information, see the following flyer:

Clermont trip flyer-vsa

or contact Alice Gibson at tel. 973-228-1293 or