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                                    Please scroll down for our 2018 tour schedule

 

The following is included in the price of all our public full day tours:
        
  • Transportation with deluxe air conditioned van/bus from NYC
  • Friendly and professional tour guide
  • A light breakfast
  • Lunch incl. non-alcoholic beverage (Except for Tour 18) 
  • Snacks on the van/bus
  • Admission to all attractions
  • Equipment usage (if any) for primary tour activity
  • All taxes and fees

Not included: Gratuities are left to your discretion


2018 TOUR SCHEDULE

Saturday April 14th. PM SOLD OUT - AM SOLD OUT
Cherry Blossom and Liberty Hall Museum
(TOUR 36 – NJ)

Visit the first county park in the US, Branch Brook Park. Here you will find about 5,000 cherry blossom trees, more than anywhere else in the US. Visit the Liberty Hall Museum. Receive a guided tour of the 50-room Victorian-style mansion. Tour includes either a light breakfast or a light afternoon snack.

Detailed tour itinerary                
 
Tour Time: AM Tour 7:30 am to app. 1 pm   PM Tour 1:30 pm to app 7 pm  Physical Grade: 1 - 2
Departure from NYC: 8th AveBetween 33rd & 34th Street.
                                      (By the Duane Reade)
Restrictions: Children must be 4 years old.

$69*   Click here to reserve your seat

 


 
 
Saturday May 12th. (also Sat. Oct. 13th)
The Hermitage - James A. McFaul Env. Center - Hiking (Tour 40 - NJ)
 
Explore theJames A. McFaul Environmental Center with hiking trails and live animals exhibits. Receive a guided tour of the historic house “The Hermitage”, a headquarters of General George Washington. Hike to Wyanokie High Point, This is a 2.6 miles (roundtrip) steep hike with an amazing view at the top. Tour includes lunch.
Detailed tour itinerary             
 
Tour Time: 7:30 am to app. 6:30 pm.    Physical Grad: 3.5
Departure from NYC: 8th AveBetween 33rd & 34th Street.
                                      (By the Duane Reade)
Restrictions: Children must be 6 years old.

$125* (Children age 6-15 pays $115*)   Click here to reserve your seat

 


Saturday May 19th.
Franklin Lakes - Dey Mansion - Norvin Green State Forest     (Tour 37 – NJ)

Receive a guided tour of the National Historic Site, Dey Mansion. One of George Washington's Headquarters. Experience 2 different hikes,  an easy guided 1.5 mile hike around a very scenic lake and a 3 mile guided hike through hilly and rugged terrain to mountain tops with panoramic vistas of the Jersey Highlands. Tour includes lunch.  Detailed tour itinerary

Tour Time: 8 am to app. 6:30 pm.  Physical Grade: 3.5 
Departure from NYC: 8th AveBetween 33rd & 34th Street.
                                      (By the Duane Reade)
Restrictions: Children must be 6 years old.

$125* (Children age 6-15 pays $115*)  Click here to reserve your seat

 

 


 
Saturday June 2nd.  AM TOUR AVAILABLE  - PM SOLD OUT
Great Falls NHP, Lambert Castle & Garret Mountain
(Tour 35 – NJ)
Explore Great Falls National Historical Park hosting the second most powerful water fall on the east coast. Visit Lambert Castle, receive a guided tour of the period rooms and view historical exhibits. Explore Garret Mountain at your own leisure or enjoy a 2 mile guided hike, offering many overlooks with panoramic views. 
Tour includes either a light breakfast or a light afternoon snack.
 
Tour Time: AM Tour 7:30 am to app. 1 pm   PM Tour 1:30 pm to app 7 pm  Physical Grade: 1.5 - 3
Departure from NYC: 8th AveBetween 33rd & 34th Street.
                                      (By the Duane Reade)
Restrictions: Children must be 4 years old.

$69*   Click here to reserve your seat

 


  
June 15th. - 17th. (Fri-Sun) SOLD OUT
 
Finger Lakes Weekend Tour  (Upstate NY)
 
A weekend in the beautiful Finger Lake Region, a must-see destination for any outdoor enthusiast with many gorges, waterfalls and wineries. We will visit four of the most impressive State Parks in NY, a local park and a winery. Price incl. 2 nights in a comfortable 2-3 star hotel with AC and private bath, 7 full meals, all transportation, all admission fees and taxes.
 
Tour Time: 7:30 am Fri. to app. 7:30 pm Sun.  Physical Grade: 1 - 3
Departure from NYC: 8th AveBetween 33rd & 34th Street.
                                      (By the Duane Reade)
Restrictions: Children must be 5 years old.
 
$459* (Per person based on double occupancy)
Single supplement $100  (Sorry, no child discount)  Click here to reserve your seat
 
 

Saturday June 30th. - SOLD OUT
Canoeing/Kayaking - Washington Rock - Rockingham Historic Site

(Tour 38 - NJ)

VisitWashington Rock Park, famous for a scenic overlook used by General George Washington. Receive a guided tour of the historic Rockingham House. This was George Washington's final headquarters during the Revolutionary War. Canoe or Kayak on the historic Delaware and Raritan Canal. The price is for a shared Canoe, you can also pay an additional $10 for a single Kayak. Tour includes lunch.      Detailed tour itinerary                  

 
Tour Time: 7:30 am to app. 5 pm.   Physical Grade: 1.5 - 3
Departure from NYC: 8th Ave between 33rd & 34th Street.
                                       (By the Duane Reade)
Restrictions: Children must be 5 years old.

$135* (Children age 5-15 pays $125)   Click here to reserve your seat


 
Saturday July 14th (also Sat. Oct. 20th)
NJ Botanical Garden - Ringwood Manor - Museum Village
(Tour 39 – NJ & NY)

Explore New Jersey Botanical Garden, “The Garden” of the Garden State. Wander amongst formal gardens and paths winding through woods. Visit Ringwood Manor and receive a guided tour of the manor house and learn about its rich history. Visit Museum Village, an open-air historical museum depicting life in 19th century America.Tour includes lunch.  Detailed tour itinerary           

 
Tour Time: 7 am to app. 5:30 pm.    Physical Grade: 1.5 - 2
Departure from NYC: 8th Ave between 33rd & 34th Street.
                                       (By the Duane Reade)
Restrictions: Children must be 4 years old.
$129* (Children age 4-15 pays $119*)   Click here to reserve your seat
 
 

July 27th - 29th (Fri-Sun) SOLD OUT 
Catskills Weekend Tour
 
An adventurous/relaxing all inclusive weekend in the beautiful Catskill Mountains. Outdoor and an indoor pool, hot tub, tennis, paddle boats, golf driving range. Guided hikes to waterfalls, historic site and swim holes. Price includes 2 nights accomodation, 6 meals, all transportation and admission fees.
Click here for details                  Click here for tour photos
 
Tour Time: 11 am Friday to app. 6:30 pm Sunday. 
Physical Grade: 1 - 3
Departure from NYC: 2nd Ave between 80th & 81st Street.
                                      (By the H&H Midtown Bagels East)
Restrictions: Children must be 5 years old.
 
$439* (Per person based on double occupancy. Children age 5-11 pays $369*) Single supplement $50
 

Saturday August 4th
Native American Pow Wow & Wild West City
(Tour 18 – NJ & Upstate NY)
 
Visit Wild West City, an authentic Western recreation of Dodge City in the 1800's with live shows and museums. Visit Bear Mountain Pow Wow. You will find Native American artists, singers, dancers, performing groups from all across the Americas, booths selling crafts, jewelry, food and more. This tour does NOT include lunch.
 
Tour Time: 10 am to app. 8:00 pm.    Physical Grade: 1
Departure from NYC: 8th Ave between 33rd & 34th Street.
                                       (By the Duane Reade)
Restrictions: Children must be 4 years old.
$119* (Children age 4-15 pays $109*)   Click here to reserve your seat
 


Aug. 24th. - 26th.  (Fri-Sun) SOLD OUT!
Finger Lakes Weekend Tour  (Upstate NY)
 
A weekend in the beautiful Finger Lake Region, a must-see destination for any outdoor enthusiast with many gorges, waterfalls and wineries. We will visit four of the most impressive State Parks in NY, a local park and a winery. Price incl. 2 nights in a comfortable 2-3 star hotel with AC and private bath, 7 full meals, all transportation, all admission fees and taxes.
 
Tour Time: 7:30 am Fri. to app. 7:30 pm Sun.  Physical Grade: 1 - 3
Departure from NYC: 8th Ave Between 33rd & 34th Street.
                                      (By the Duane Reade)
Restrictions: Children must be 5 years old.
 
$459* (Per person based on double occupancy) 
Single supplement $100  (Sorry, no child discount)  Click here to reserve your seat


Saturday Sept. 8th. 
Farm Sanctuary, Waterfall, Mine & Rosendale Trestle
(Tour 33 – Upstate NY)
 
Visit the Woodstock Farm Sanctuary, a place for rescuing farm animals. Receive a guided tour and enter the pastures with the animals. Learn the truth about industrialized farming. Explore a waterfall and its beautiful surroundings. Visit a shut down cement mine, mostly used as a performance venue today. Explore the Rosendale Trestle. Indulge in a short easy hike to enjoy the great views. Tour includes a vegetarian/vegan lunch.
 
Tour Time: 7 am to app. 7 pm.  Physical Grade: 2
Departure from NYC: 8th AveBetween 33rd & 34th Street.
                                      (By the Duane Reade)
Restrictions: Children must be 4 years old.

$129* (Children age 4-15 pays $119*)   Click here to reserve your seat

 


Sept. 22nd - 26th   (Sat-Wed. 4 days/3nights)
Utah - Zion and Bryce National Parks Tour

4 days in beautiful Utah, a true outdoor person’s paradise. We will visit Zion and Bryce National Parks and Snow Canyon State Park. Price incl. airfare from NYC, 3 nights in a hotel, 3 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 2 dinners, activities every day, all ground transportation, all admission fees and taxes.        Detailed tour itinerary                 

Tour Time: 5:30 am Sat. to 5:55 am Wed.      Physical Grade: 1.5 - 4
Departure from NYC:  JFK Airport
Restrictions: Children must be 6 years old.
 
$899* (Per person based on double occupancy)
Single supplement $100 Sorry no child discount for this tour
 
 
 

 
 
  
Saturday Oct 13th (also Sat. May 12th) 
 
The Hermitage - James A. McFaul Env. Center - Hiking (Tour 40 - NJ) Fall Foliage
 
Explore theJames A. McFaul Environmental Center with hiking trails and live animals exhibits. Receive a guided tour of the historic house “The Hermitage”, a headquarters of General George Washington. Hike to Wyanokie High Point, This is a 2.6 miles (roundtrip) steep hike with an amazing view at the top. Tour includes lunch.
Detailed tour itinerary             
 
Tour Time: 7:30 am to app. 6:30 pm.    Physical Grad: 3.5
Departure from NYC: 8th AveBetween 33rd & 34th Street.
                                      (By the Duane Reade)
Restrictions: Children must be 6 years old.

$125*  (Children age 6-15 pays $115*)   Click here to reserve your seat

 

 
Saturday Oct 20th (also Sat. July 14th) - SOLD OUT
NJ Botanical Garden - Ringwood Manor - Museum Village   Fall Foliage
(Tour 39 – NJ & NY)
Explore New Jersey Botanical Garden, “The Garden” of the Garden State. Wander amongst formal gardens and paths winding through woods. Visit Ringwood Manor and receive a guided tour of the manor house and learn about its rich history. Visit Museum Village, an open-air historical museum depicting life in 19th century America.Tour includes lunch.
Detailed tour itinerary           
 
Tour Time: 7 am to app. 5:30 pm.    Physical Grade: 1.5 - 2
Departure from NYC: 8th Ave between 33rd & 34th Street.
                                       (By the Duane Reade)
Restrictions: Children must be 4 years old.
$129* (Children age 4-15 pays $119*)   Click here to reserve your seat

 


* Please note that all prices are for online and mail reservations. A $6 surcharge applies for all phone reservations.

 

 

This is either a completely new tour, or a revised tour with a majority of new venues.

 

 

 This is a tour which has a revised itinerary.

Multiple Tour Discount

Make reservations and pay for more than one tour at the same time and you will receive a significant discount. If you make the reservations online, please wait up to 4 business days for the discount to be credited to your card. If you make a phone reservations the discount will be applied immediately and the normal phone reservation surcharge will be waived. Multiple tour discounts can not be combined with any other offers. Note: If multiple tour discount is used with any of our multiple day tours, the multiple tour discount will not be applied before the full balance is paid. Multiple tour discount cannot be used with our half day tours since these are very inexpensive already.

Book 2 tours: Get $8 off per tour
Book 3 tours: Get $12 off per tour
Book 4 tours: Get $16 off per tour
Book 5 or more tours: Get $20 off per tour

 

Physical Levels

All our tours have been evaluated based on its general physical demands and we have made a grading system. If a tour has a physical grad range (e.g. 1-3) that means you have the choice of the tours physical level. Please note, many of our adventures include only one activity that may significantly effect the physical grading. You may choose not to participate in any of our activities. For specific tour details, please contact us.

1. Very easy. Suitable for people of all ages and experience levels, these trips include only a minimal element of physical activity such as little walking and possible have to climb a few steps.

2. Easy. Suitable for most fitness levels. Your itinerary may include easy paced hiking with only minimal elevation.

3. Moderate. Suitable for people with an average level of fitness. May include 1-2  hours of hiking, hiking with moderate elevation gain or 3-4 hours of slow pace kayaking/canoeing or equivalent activity. You will raise your heart rate on these tours, so a basic level of aerobic fitness is required.

4. Challenging. Suitable for people with good physical fitness. Includes at least one activity with physical exertion above the daily average, possibly for extended lengths of time such as 3-4 hours of hiking or hiking/rock scrambling with high elevation gain.

5. Strenuous. Suitable only for those with a very high level of physical fitness and endurance. Activities may include 4-8 hours of hiking over steep terrain or other very strenuous activities.

 

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