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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 
  • 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 -  2016 ______________________________________________________________________

Saturday May 21st - Sold Out (Oct. 8th available)
Kent Falls - Dover Stone Church Cave - Muscoot Farm  (Tour 31 – CT & NY)
 
Explore Connecticut highest waterfall, Kent Falls. A cascade falling a total of 250 ft. Follow a trail with scenic vantage points. Hike to the Dover Stone Church, a natural stream fed cave with a 30 ft waterfall inside. Visit Muscoot Farm, an early 1900s farm museum educating about agricultural, cultural and natural heritage of an old Westchester County farm. Historical buildings and farm animals. Tour includes lunch.
Detailed tour itinerary                  Click here for tour photos
 
Tour Time: 7:30 am to app. 5:30 pm.  Physical Grade: 2-3
Departure from NYC: 2nd Avebetween 80th & 81st Street.
                                      (By the H&H Midtown Bagels East)
Restrictions: Children must be 5 years old.
$125* (Children age 5-15 pay $115*)   Click here to reserve your seat
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Monday May 30th - Memorial Day
Crystal Cave, Hiking & Bird Watching
Tour 15 – Pennsylvania
 
Visit Haw Mountain Sanctuary in PA. Hawk Mountain is the world's first refuge for birds of prey. You will have the option of a 2 mile guided hike (Roundtrip) to a very scenic view point looking for migrating raptors. Explore one of the greatest natural wonders of Pennsylvania, Crystal Cave. Receive a guided tour learning about spectacular limestone formations.
Tour includes lunch.
Detailed tour itinerary                  Click here for tour photos
 
Tour Time: 7 am to app. 7 pm.        Physical Grad: 2-3
Departure from NYC: 8th Avebetween 33rd & 34th Street.
                                        (By the Duane Reade)
Restrictions: Children must be 5 years old.
$129* (Children age 5-15 pay $119)   Click here to reserve your seat
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Saturday June 11th

Bushkill Falls & Sterling Hill Mine

(Tour 2 - Pocono Mountains)
 
Visit the Sterling Hill Mining Museum, a real underground mine, learn about the mining process and view the greatest collections of fluorescent minerals in the world. Visit "The Niagara of Pennsylvania", Bushkill Falls in the Poconos. Hike on your own time or with a guide to a series of 8 waterfalls. For a minimal fee you can also enjoy Paddle Boats, Miniature Golf and Fishing. Tour includes lunch.
Detailed tour itinerary                  Click here for tour photos

 

Tour Time: 8 am to app. 8 pm.   Physical Grad: 2-3

Departure from NYC: 8th Ave. between 33rd and 34th Street 
                                       (By the Duane Reade)
Restrictions: Children must be 6 years old.

 $129* (Children age 6-15 pay $119*)   Click here to reserve your seat

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Saturday June 25th
Alpaca Farm & Waterloo Village
(Tour 30 – NJ)                                                                      
 
Visit an Alpaca Farm. Receive a guided tour of the barns and grounds. Learn about the history of the farm, the alpacas, their care, natural history and fleece use. Interact with the beautiful alpacas and also hand feed them. Visit Waterloo Village, this is a restored 19th-century historic Canal village with a working gristmill, a general store, blacksmith shop, a canal museum and more. Tour includes lunch.
Detailed tour itinerary                  Click here for tour photos
 
Tour Time: 9 am to app. 5 pm.      Physical Grade: 1
Departure from NYC:  8th Avebetween 33rd & 34th Street.
                                       (By the Duane Reade)
Restrictions: Children must be 4 years old.
$125* (Children age 4-15 pay $115*)   Click here to reserve your seat
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Saturday July 23rd 
Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm, Nay Aug
& Seven Tubs Park    (Tour 24 – Pennsylvania)
 
Visit Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm. This is a 19th century farm dedicated to preservation and education of rural farm life. Explore the Nay Aug Gorge and hike to viewpoints of waterfalls and the David Wenzel Tree house. Explore Seven Tubs Natural Area, a spectacular scenic place with glacial potholes. Tour includes lunch.
Detailed tour itinerary                  Click here for tour photos
 
Tour Time: 7 am to app. 7:30 pm.      Physical Grade: 2-3
Departure from NYC:  8th Avebetween 33rd & 34th Street.
                                       (By the Duane Reade)
Restrictions: Children must be 4 years old.
$129* (Children age 4-15 pay $119*)   Click here to reserve your seat

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August 19th - 21st (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: 11:30 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.
 
$429 (Per person based on double occupancy.
Children age 5-11 pay $359) Single supplement $50   Click here to reserve your seat

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Saturday Sept. 3rd
Hudson Valley Mini Hikes
(Tour 26 – Hudson Valley)
 
Experience 4 very scenic but different small hikes in the Hudson Valley. The hikes will take you to a picturesque beach, an old mine shaft, mountain tops with great views, tidal marsh with boardwalks, a picturesque waterfall nestled in a small gorge and much more. Tour includes lunch.
Detailed tour itinerary                  Click here for tour photos
 
Tour Time: 8 am to app. 5:30 pm.  Physical Grade: 2.5 - 4
Departure from NYC: 2nd Ave between 80th & 81st Street.
                                      (By the H&H Midtown Bagels East)
Restrictions: Children must be 6 years old.

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

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Saturday Sept. 17th 
Hindu Temple & Fort Delaware 
(Tour 29 – NJ & DE)   
                                                           
Visit the BAPS Mandir (Temple); a masterpiece of Indian design and workmanship. Receive a guided tour and learn about the world’s oldest living faith, Hinduism. This temple complex will be the largest in the world. Ferry ride to visit Fort Delaware, used in the Civil and Spanish-American war. Costumed re-enactors will take you back in time. Hike to marshes with an observation platform. Tour includes lunch.
Detailed tour itinerary                  Click here for tour photos
 
Tour Time: 8:30 am to app. 8 pm.      Physical Grade: 1-2
Departure from NYC:  8th Avebetween 33rd & 34th Street.
                                       (By the Duane Reade)
Restrictions: Children must be 4 years old.
$129* (Children age 4-15 pay $119*)   Click here to reserve your seat
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Saturday Oct. 8th 
Kent Falls - Dover Stone Church Cave - Muscoot Farm       (Tour 31 – CT & NY)
 
Explore Connecticut highest waterfall, Kent Falls. A cascade falling a total of 250 ft. Follow a trail with scenic vantage points. Hike to the Dover Stone Church, a natural stream fed cave with a 30 ft waterfall inside. Visit Muscoot Farm, an early 1900s farm museum educating about agricultural, cultural and natural heritage of an old Westchester County farm. Historical buildings and farm animals. Tour includes lunch.
Detailed tour itinerary                  Click here for tour photos
 
Tour Time: 7:30 am to app. 5:30 pm.  Physical Grade: 2
Departure from NYC: 2nd Avebetween 80th & 81st Street.
                                      (By the H&H Midtown Bagels East)
Restrictions: Children must be 5 years old.
$125* (Children age 5-15 pay $115*)   Click here to reserve your seat
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Saturday Oct. 22nd - Fall Foliage Tour
Sam’s Point - New Windsor Cantonment - Purple Heart Hall of Honor  (Tour 8 – Upstate NY)
 
Visit Sam's Point preserve. Hike to the Ice Caves and explore some of its hidden chambers. Experience the spectacular view from Sam’s point. Visit New Windsor Cantonment. The Continental Army’s last encampment during the Revolutionary War. Re-enactors will demonstrate musket firing, blacksmithing and other skills. Explore the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor. Tour includes lunch.
Detailed tour itinerary                  Click here for tour photos
 
Tour Time: 7 am to app. 6 pm.  Physical Grade: 2-3
Departure from NYC: 8th Avebetween 33rd & 34th Street.
                                       (By the Duane Reade)
Restrictions: Children must be 5 years old.
$125* (Children age 5-15 pay $115*)   Click here to reserve your seat
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Sunday Oct. 23rd - Fall Foliage Tour
Sam’s Point - New Windsor Cantonment - Purple Heart Hall of Honor  (Tour 8 – Upstate NY)
 
Visit Sam's Point preserve. Hike to the Ice Caves and explore some of its hidden chambers. Experience the spectacular view from Sam’s point. Visit New Windsor Cantonment. The Continental Army’s last encampment during the Revolutionary War. Re-enactors will demonstrate musket firing, blacksmithing and other skills. Explore the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor. Tour includes lunch.
Detailed tour itinerary                  Click here for tour photos
 
Tour Time: 7 am to app. 6 pm.  Physical Grade: 2-3
Departure from NYC: 8th Avebetween 33rd & 34th Street.
                                       (By the Duane Reade)
Restrictions: Children must be 5 years old.
$125* (Children age 5-15 pay $115*)   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 have 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 most 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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