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The following is included in the price of all our public day tours:
              
  • Transportation with deluxe air conditioned coach/van from NYC
  • Friendly and professional tour guide
  • A light breakfast
  • Lunch incl. non-alcoholic beverage (Except for Tour 18 & 35) 
  • Snacks on the Bus/Van
  • Admission to all attractions
  • Equipment usage (if any) for primary tour activity
  • Gratuities for local guides and bus driver (Tipping your tour guide is left to your discretion)
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SCHEDULE -  2017

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Saturday May 6th. - SOLD OUT
Philipsburg Manor, Wolf Watch and Croton Dam
(TOUR 22 – Upstate NY)

Step back in time to 1750 at Philipsburg Manor and learn about the merchants and enslaved Africans who operated the complex. Explore Croton Dam, when it was build it was the tallest dam in the world. Visit a Wolf Conservation Center. Learn about the wolves and have an outdoor encounter with the wolves in a natural enclosure. Tour includes lunch.

Detailed tour itinerary                  Click here for tour photos
 
Tour Time: 7:45 am to app. 5:30 pm.  Physical Grade: 1
Departure from NYC: 2nd Ave between 80th & 81st Street.
                                    (By the H&H Midtown Bagels East)
Restrictions: Children must be min. 4 years old.
$135* (Children age 4-15 pays $125*)    Click here to reserve your seat
 
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Saturday May 20th. - SOLD OUT
Seats available for Sat. Oct. 7th
Kaaterskill Falls & Howe Caverns 
(Tour 1 - The Catskill Mountains)
 
Experience some of the most spectacular natural wonders that New York State has to offer. Hike to the 260 ft. Kaaterskill Falls, taller than even the Niagara Falls.Visit Howe Caverns, the largest cave in the North East open to the public. Enjoy a boat ride 180 feet below the ground on an underground lake.
 
Tour Time: 7 am to app. 8 pm.    Physical Grad: 3
Departure from NYC: 8th AveBetween 33rd & 34th Street.
                                      (By the Duane Reade)
Restrictions: Children must be min. 6 years old.

$139* (Children age 6-15 pays $129*)   Click here to reserve your seat 

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Saturday June 10th. & Sat. Oct. 14th
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 min. 4 years old.

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

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Saturday June 24th.
Duke Farms (Biking or Walking), Ringing Rock Park & Red Mill Museum
(Tour 34 – PA & NJ)

Explore Duke Farms, a 2,000 acres estate transformed into an extraordinary landscape. Enjoy the park at your own leisure on a bike (We will pay the rental fee) or by foot. Visit Ringing Rocks County Park. A park with a seven-acre boulder field piled 10-feet high, which ring like bells when struck lightly with a hammer. Visit the Red Mill Museum, enjoy the historical buildings. Tour includes lunch. Detailed tour itinerary

Tour Time: 7 am 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 min.  4 years old. You must be at least 5’ tall to use a bike. (not our rule)

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

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Saturday July 15th. 
Eastern State Penitentiary and Grounds for Sculpture   (Tour 32 – PA & NJ)

A day with history, art & nature. Visit the world’s first true penitentiary, Eastern State Penitentiary in Philly. Enjoy an audio tour and explore cellblocks, empty guard towers and view Al Capone’s cell. Visit Grounds for Sculpture. A 42-acre sculpture park with more than 270 sculptures placed on landscaped parkland full of trees and flowers. It is a true feast for all your senses. Tour includes lunch. Detailed tour itinerary

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

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

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Sunday July 30th 

Dolphin Watch and Harbor Safari 

(Tour 5 - Cape May, NJ)

 

Visit the Nature Center of Cape May. Together with a marine biologist we will pull a net through the waters of Cape May Harbor and learn about the incredible diversity of marine life in the shallows. Experience a 3 hour cruise in search of marine mammals such as dolphins and whales. Seeing these beautiful intelligent mammals in their natural habitats is a true treat. Tour includes lunch

 
Tour Time: 7 am to app. 8 pm.   Physical Grade: 1
Departure from NYC: 8th Ave between 33rd & 34th Street.
                                       (By the Duane Reade)
Restrictions: Children must be min. 4 years old.

$135* (Children age 4-15 pays $125)   Click here to reserve your seat

 

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Saturday August 5th
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 min. 4 years old.
$119* (Children age 4-15 pays $109*)   Click here to reserve your seat

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August 25th - 27th (Fri-Sun)
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 accomudation, 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 min. 5 years old.
 
$439 (Per person based on double occupancy.
Children age 5-11 pays $369) Single supplement $50   Click here to reserve your seat
We do unfortunately not have any more single rooms left for our Catskills Weekend Tour. If don’t mind sharing a room with someone else of the same gender please call or email us. 646-403-5653

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Saturday Sept. 16th - PM SOLD OUT - AM seats available
Great Falls NHP, Lambert Castle & Garret Mountain
(Tour 35 – NJ)
Half the time - Half the price - All the fun. 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 Ave Between 33rd & 34th Street.
                                      (By the Duane Reade)
Restrictions: Children must be min. 4 years old.

$69*   Click here to reserve your seat

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Saturday Oct. 7th. & Sat. May 20th
Kaaterskill Falls & Howe Caverns 
(Tour 1 - The Catskill Mountains)
 
Experience some of the most spectacular natural wonders that New York State has to offer. Hike to the 260 ft. Kaaterskill Falls, taller than even the Niagara Falls.Visit Howe Caverns, the largest cave in the North East open to the public. Enjoy a boat ride 180 feet below the ground on an underground lake.
 
Tour Time: 7 am to app. 8 pm.    Physical Grad: 3
Departure from NYC: 8th AveBetween 33rd & 34th Street.
                                      (By the Duane Reade)
Restrictions: Children must be min. 6 years old.

$139* (Children age 6-15 pays $129*)   Click here to reserve your seat 

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Saturday Oct.14th. & Sat. June 10th.
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 min. 4 years old.

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

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Saturday Dec. 9th 
Christmas in Bethlehem and Christmas Village 
(Tour 14 – Pennsylvania)
 
This tour is the ultimate holiday experience. Start with a guided tour of an old steel mill in Bethlehem, PA. Bethlehem is also known as "Christmas City USA”. Visit one of the top holiday markets of the world, Christkindlmarkt. Last Explore a true Christmas fairytale land, Christmas Village. Named “Best Outdoor Christmas Display in the World “. Tour includes lunch.
Detailed tour itinerary                  Click here for tour photos
 
Tour Time: 9 am to app. 10 pm.      Physical Grade: 1
Departure from NYC:  8th Ave between 33rd & 34th Street. 
                                       (By the Duane Reade)
Restrictions: Children must be min. 4 years old.

$135* (Children age 4-15 pays $125*)   Click here to reserve your seat

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

 

Book 2 tours: $16 discount off the total price per person

Book 3 tours: $36 discount off the total price per person

Book 4 tours: $64 discount off the total price per person

Book 5 tours: $100 discount off the total price per person

Book more than 5 tours. Call us!

 

Note: If multiple tour discount is used with the Catskills Weekend Tour, the multiple discount will not be applied before the full balance is paid.

 

 
  

 

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.

 

We also have have GIFT CERTIFICATES. A perfect gift for that special someone. 

 

Method of transportation

On some of our tours we will use a tour bus as transportation, but some of our tour venues are best suited for a smaller group; on these tours we will use a van as transportation. We will also use a van if we don’t have enough participants for a bus instead of canceling a tour. If the transportation method is an important factor for you, please contact us for more info.

                        

 

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