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Please scroll down to view our 2024 public tour schedule (More tours will be added later). For a private tours, you can check the tours that we have had in the past under the "Tour Details" link, and contact us to make a private tour for 2-14 people.

 

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 or Linner 
  • Snacks on the van 
  • Admission to all attractions
  • Equipment usage (if any) for primary tour activity
  • All taxes and fees

Not included: Gratuities are left to your discretion.

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                                                                     2024 SCHEDULE

        More tours will likely be added later. Stay tuned!

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 Sat. April 20th -  Sun. April 28th  2024. (9 days/8 nights) - SOLD OUT !

Belize - Jungle, Mayan Temples, Tropical Islands, Reefs and Culture 9-day Adventure 

Visit: Mayan temples national parks, cave tubing, wildlife sanctuary, Garifuna cultural experience, Mayan cultural experience, waterfalls, second longest barrier reef in the world and much more. Price includes Airfare, all local transportation in Belize, 8 hotel nights, 5 meals, all admission fees and taxes.  

Click here for Tour Details 

Tour Time: Sat. 9:05 am to Sun 3:10 am   Physical Grade: 2 - 3
Departure Start: Newark Liberty International Airport  
Tour End: Newark Liberty International Airport  
Restrictions: Children must be 7 years old.    Click here to reserve your seat

$1,699* (Per person based on double occupancy)

Single supplement $300 

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Saturday May 4th   
 
Ephrata Cloister & Lost River Caverns
(Tour 55 - PA)

We will drive to Pennsylvania to visit two very exciting sites. Receive a guided tour of the Historic Ephrata Cloister which was founded in 1732. You will also receive a guided tour of Lost River Caverns, which is a natural limestone cavern discovered in 1883. Tour includes a lunch. Click here for Tour Details 

 
Tour Time: 7 am to app. 7:30 - 8 pm.  Physical Grade: 1
Departure from NYC: 460 8th Ave between 33rd & 34th Street.
                                      (On the East side of 8th Ave.)
Restrictions: Children must be at least 6 years old.
 

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Sunday May 5th  
 
Delaware Water Gap Explore 2
(Tour 56 – NJ/PA)

On this tour you will experience 6 different beautiful places within the Delaware Water Gap. We will indulge ourselves in 3 shorter hikes, visit one historic Village, a stop by a recreational area by the Delaware River and experience the tallest waterfall in New Jersey. Tour includes lunch. Click here for Tour Details 

 

Tour Time: 7 am to app. 6:30 pm.  Physical Grade: 2.5
Departure from NYC: 460 8th Ave between 33rd & 34th Street.
                                      (On the East side of 8th Ave.)
Restrictions: Children must be at least 6 years old.

$139*     Click here to reserve your seat

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May 15 - 19.   (Wed - Sun. 5 days/4 nights)
 
Utah - Zion and Bryce National Parks Tour

Explore beautiful Utah, a true outdoor person’s paradise. We will visit Zion and Bryce National Parks and Snow Canyon State Park and more. Price incl. 4-night accommodation, 3 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 4 dinners, activities every day, all ground transportation, all admission fees and taxes.   

Click here for Tour Details                

Tour Time: Wed after 3 pm to Sun 8 pm.   
Physical Grade: 1.5 - 4
Meeting point:  Hotel Excalibur Las Vegas
Restrictions: Children must be 8 years old.
 
$999 (Per person based on double occupancy)
Single supplement $250

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July 19 - 21. (Fri-Sun) 

Finger Lakes Weekend Tour - All Inclusive
(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: 1.5 - 3
Departure from NYC: 460 8th Ave Between 33rd & 34th Street.
                                      (On the East side of 8th Ave.)
Restrictions: Children must be 8 years old.
 
$599* (Per person based on double occupancy)
Single supplement $150    Click here to reserve your seat

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Saturday August 3rd. 

Tour 4 - Bash Bish Falls & North-South Lake
(The Berkshire and the Catskill Mountains)
 
Experience 2 mountain ranges in one day. The Berkshire Mountains in the state of Massachusetts, experience a short hike to the tallest waterfall in Massachusetts. Visit North-South Lake in the Catskills, join a 2-3 hour guided hike with extraordinary scenic beauty or stay and enjoy the lake beach. For a minimal fee you can also ren a canoe or kayak. Tour includes lunch.
Click here for tour details      Physical Grade: 2.5
 
Tour Time: 7 am to app. 8 pm.
Departure from NYC: 460 8th Ave between 33rd & 34th Street.
                                      (On the East side of 8th Ave.)
Restrictions: Children must be at least 6 years old.

 

$139*    Click here to reserve your seat

 

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Sunday Aug. 4th  
 
Coal Mine, Waterfall and National Historic Train Museum
(Tour 57 – PA)

Visit 4 places exiting places in Pennsylvania. See the views from Big Pocono State Park, experience a beautiful waterfall, Visit the National Historic Train Museum, Steamtown and explore the interesting underground world at Lackawanna Coal Mine Tour. Tour includes lunch.  Click here for Tour Details

Tour Time: 7 am to app. 7:30 pm.  Physical Grade: 1

Departure from NYC: 460 8th Ave between 33rd & 34th Street.
                                      (On the East side of 8th Ave.)
Restrictions: Children must be at least 6 years old.
 

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Saturday Sept. 7th.
 
Nemours Estate & Hagley Museum 
(Tour 54 - Delaware)

Visit two amazing historical sites in Delaware, both built by the famous Du Pont family. Hagley Museum, is a large 235 acres museum complex which essentially is four museums in one. Nemours Estate is a 200-acre country estate with a 77-room mansion. Tour includes lunch.  Click here for Tour Details

Tour Time: 7 am to app. 8 pm.  Physical Grade: 1

Departure from NYC: 460 8th Ave between 33rd & 34th Street.
                                      (On the East side of 8th Ave.)
Restrictions: Children must be at least 6 years old.
 

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Sunday Sept. 8th

Alpaca Farm, Popcorn Park & Allaire Village  
(Tour 30 – NJ)                                                                      
 
Visit an Alpaca Farm. Receive a guided tour of the farm, learn about the alpacas, their care, breeding, natural history and fleece use. You will have opportunities to interact with the beautiful alpacas including hand feeding them. Experience Popcorn Park, this is a small sanctuary/zoo for rescued animals. Visit Allaire Village, this is a historic village from the early 19th century. Tour includes lunch.
Click here for Tour Details                  
 
Tour Time: 7:00 am to app. 5:30 - 6 pm.      Physical Grade: 1
Departure from NYC:  460 8th Ave. between 33rd & 34th Street.
                                       (On the East side of 8th Ave.)
Restrictions: Children must be 6 years old.
 

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Sunday Sept. 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.  Tour includes lunch. 

Click here for Tour Details

Tour Time:  7:15 am to app. 7:30 pm.  Physical Grade: 1.5
Departure from NYC: 460 8th Ave Between 33rd & 34th Street.
                                      (On the East side of 8th Ave.)
Restrictions: Children must be 6 years old.

$159*    Click here to reserve your seat

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Saturday Oct. 26th  
 
Halloween and History Tour (Family friendly) 
(Tour 58 – NJ & PA)

Visit an exotic plant store with green houses and a mountain full of flowers, a historic view tower with beautiful views, Washington Crossing Historic Park, the place that turned the tide of the Revolutionary War, Historical houses, and beautiful spooky Halloween decorated houses in Lambertville NJ. Tour includes an early dinner.  Click here for Tour Details

Tour Time: 9:30 am to app. 9:30 pm.  Physical Grade: 1.5

Departure from NYC: 460 8th Ave between 33rd & 34th Street.
                                      (On the East side of 8th Ave.)
Restrictions: Children must be at least 6 years old.

$145*            Click here to reserve your seat

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Oct. 29 – Nov. 3. Tue – Sun. (5 days/5 nights) SOLD OUT!
Please contact us to be added to a waiting list. 
 
Great Smoky Mountains National Park & much more Fall Tour
(North CarolinaSouth Carolina Tennessee.)

Visit Great Smoky Mountains National Park, longest pedestrian suspension bridge in N. America, Chimney Rock State Park, tallest waterfall and tallest mountain in Eastern US, the Blue Ridge Parkway and more. Price incl. all local transportation, 5 nights hotel, 5 Breakfast, 4 lunches, 4 dinners, full days of activities, all admission fees and taxes. Airfare is NOT included.   

Click here for Tour Details

Tour Time: Tue. after 3 pm. to Sun morning  Physical Grade: 1.5 - 3
Tour Start: Hotel Quality Inn & Suites Biltmore East, Asheville NC
Restrictions: Children must be 6 years old.    Click here to reserve your seat

$1,099* (Per person based on double occupancy) 

Single supplement $300 

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December Christmas Tour(s) 

We will very likely organize at least one Christmas tour for December; it is unfortunately too early for us to finalize Christmas tour(s) yet.

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

 

 

 

 

Hines Tours - COVID-19

The health and safety of all our tour participants remains our top priority. We have implemented enhanced health and safety measures for you, other participants, and our employees. Please check these frequently as will will adjust these guidedlines according to the current situation

 

 

1. You can find our Liability waiver here on our website, see the link to the left, so you have the option of printing it out at home and bringing it with you. (We will also have some on the tour day)

 

 

 

 

 

2. We ask that if you are ill or have recently been ill, please don’t join our tour

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3. It is now voluntary if you will wear a mask on our transportation vehicle, regardless of your vaccination status. (We have been following the airline industry's guidelines)

 

 

 

 

 

 

4. We will disinfect the van’s commonly touched surfaces throughout the day of the tour

 

 

 

 

 

5. We will always have hand sanitizer available for everyone to use in our transportation vehicle

 

 

 

 

 

6. All Hines Tours employees are fully vaccinated and both driver and tour guide's temperature are taken the day of the tour.

 

 

 

 

 

 

7. After the tour, we will email or text you our feedback form so that you can fill it out on your cell phone or at home on your PC.

 

 

 

Even if we implement the above measures, an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. Senior citizens and guests with underlying medical conditions are especially vulnerable. By joining our tours, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19 and other diseases.

 

 

 

 

Multiple Tour Discount

Make reservations and pay for more than one tour at the same time and you will receive a significant discount. Please wait up to 4 business days for the discount to be credited to your card. If you make a phone reservation the discount will be applied immediately, but you will also have a $6 per ticket surcharge. Multiple tour discounts cannot be combined with any other offers. Note: Multiple tour discount cannot be used with our half day tours since these are very inexpensive already.

 
Note: 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 Grades/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 affect 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-paced 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.
 
5Strenuous. 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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