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Tour 3. Details
Horseback Riding, Great Falls & Howell Historic Farm


We will start our tour at 7:30 am in midtown Manhattan, 8th Avenue between 33rd and 34th Street on the East side of 8th Avenue, across the street from 5 Penn Plaza (Google Street address is 460 8th Ave. New York, NY10119. It is written 470 on the building) (Old Duane Reade building, we are not sure what it will be in 2024) DON'T BE LATE! Please come 15 minutes early to sign in.

You will be greeted by your tour guide for the day. You will sign our liability waiver, and after departure a light breakfast will be served on board the van.


On our first stop you will visit Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park. Here you will experience the second most powerful water fall on the east coast, the 77 foot Great Falls, second only to Niagara Falls. America's first planned industrial city was centered around the Great Falls of the Passaic River.


From humble mills would rise industries that changed the face of the United States. Learn about the history and view the interesting surrounding landscape. (As a size reference, notice the person standing behind the railing to the right of the falls)


Scenery around the falls.


Next, we will visit a National Historic Site, The Howell Living History Farm. This is a 130-acre farm which also is a living museum. As a visitor you will explore history by walking back in time and see farming as it was practiced in the period 1890-1910.


The animals at Howell Farm represent types that have been raised on the farm at various periods of its history. The mix of animals is typical of family farms in at the turn of the 20th century.


A pig at Howell farm. You will also find a visitor center with rotating exhibits and a gift shop where Howell Farm products, such as honey, maple syrup, and ground wheat can be purchased along with a variety of books, toys, crafts, and other farm related items.


We will either eat a picnic lunch or lunch at a local restaurant.   




Last, we will drive to another farm for Horseback Riding. You will experience a nice leisurely guided ride through a state park by a large Lake.


The trails will lead you through pristine beautiful nature. The trail ride is both for novice and experienced riders.

We will drive back to NYC.
Arrival back to NYC at approximately 6:30 pm.

Hines Tours reserves the right to alter the itinerary, plans and arrangements for the tour, if in the judgment of Hines Tours it becomes advisable to do so.




ID: Please bring a valid government issued identification. (Adults only)

TOUR CONFIRMATION: Either on your phone or printed out.

CLOTHES: According to the weather, For the trail ride you must wear closed shoes, (no sandals), long pants are advised and a helmet will be provided for you.

WATER: In a plastic bottle, especially on hot days. Drink plenty of water to avoid dehydration.

INSECT REPELLANT containing deet

RAIN GEAR: Even with no rain in the forecast, we recommend you bring rain gear.

CAMERA: With extra film/memory highly recommended.

SUNSCREEN: Especially on sunny days.

CASH: Although our tour is classified as an "all inclusive". It is advisable to bring some cash for souvenirs and gratuities for the guide which is left to your discretion.

INSURANCE: Even if this is just a day tour, if you are concern about losing money due to illness (including Covid-19) or other unpredictable matters, we highly recommend you buy a travel insurance. We can recommend www.insuremytrip.com or www.squaremouth.com (Hines Tours is not affiliated with either of these sites in any form). We do not give tour refunds or tour credits if you are not able to make the tour for any reasons.


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