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Travel & Leisure Committee

The Travel & Leisure Committee organizes and promotes a variety of cultural and educational activities on and off the Stony Brook campus, evaluates such activities, and makes recommendations for future activities.

Previous In-Person Trips

  • Gracie Mansion
  • Radio City Music Hall
  • NBC Studios Tour
  • New York Botanical Gardens
  • Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island
  • Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
  • The Cloisters
  • Museum of Jewish Heritage
  • New York City Center
  • Kykuit (John D. Rockefeller Estate)
  • Oheka Castle
  • Radio City Music Hall
  • Tenement Museum
  • Steinway & Sons Factory tour
  • Museum of the Moving Image
    • Culinary Institute of America 
    • Vanderbilt Mansion, Hyde Park, NY
    • Philadelphia International Flower Show
    • Cradle of Aviation Museum
    • Brookhaven National Laboratory
    • Frick Collection Museum
    • New York Philharmonic
    • Museum of Arts & Design
    • The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

  • Docent led walking tours
    • Central Park 
    • Battery Park
    • Lower Manhattan

As our program went fully virtual during 2020, 2021, and part of 2022, OLLI introduced “virtual” trips which allowed our members to visit a variety of locations remotely.

Virtual Trips Recently Offered:

  • Tour of the Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Kenai Fjords National Park, Alaska
  • Tour of the United Nations
  • New York Historical Society
  • Walking Tour of Soho, NY

For more information on joining the Travel & Leisure Committee, please contact the following chairperson. 


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  Bunnye (Merna) Avril