WHAT TO BRING AND WEAR ON THE TOUR
TOUR CONFIRMATION: Either on your phone or printed out.
ID: Please bring a valid government issued identification. (Adults only)
CLOTHES: according to the weather, Upstate NY is usually about 10 degrees cooler than NYC. Bring swim wear and a towel if you want to swim.
BEACH TOWEL / BLANKET: Might make you more comfortable at the lake beach
FOOTWEAR: We will hike in a rocky mountaineer terrain which gets very slippery when wet. Hiking Boots is the ideal or if you do not own hiking boots sneakers with good traction will do as well. Do not wear sandals, dress shoes or high heels for the hike.
RAIN GEAR: Even with no rain in the forecast, we recommend you bring some rain gear.
WATER: In a plastic bottle, especially on hot days. Drink plenty of water to avoid dehydration.
SMALL BACKPACK: or fanny pack for your water, extra clothes, snacks etc. You will need both hands to be free during the hike.
SUN SCREEN/HAT: Especially on sunny days if you plan on sunbathing by the beach.
CAMERA/PHONE: With extra battery/memory is highly recommended. You will experience breath taking scenery.
CASH: Although our tour is classified as an "all inclusive". It is advisable to bring some cash for snacks 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.