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A quote from Hudson Valley Voyage by Ted Spiegel and Reed Sparling sums up the glories of the Hudson Valley:

Variety being the spice of life, the Hudson Valley rates as a five alarm chili.  Some regions of the country may rival it architecturally.  Others boast an equally vivid history or equally dramatic landscape.  You can find great restaurants and concert halls in lots of places.  But nowhere outside the valley will you discover all of these---and so much more-in such mind-boggling profusion.

Our tours:

Hudson Historical Walking Tour (approx. 1 and half hours)
Hudson Cemetery Tour (approx. one hour)
City of Hudson New York (full day tour)
Hudson Valley/The Berkshires:  2 Outstanding Summer Festivals -  Tanglewood & Summerscape at Bard College (4 days/3 nights)
Woodstock, Kingston, New Paltz & Rhinebeck (4 days/3 nights)
Woodstock Revisited (1 day)

Themed Tours of the Hudson Valley
for larger groups/charter bus (1 day)
  • Family Farms:  An overview of the vigorous farm scene in the Hudson Valley.  Farmerís market, premium apple grower, a winery, and a jeep ride through a small herd of Black Angus cattle.  

  • Private Garden Tours:  The Garden Conservancy runs summer tours of the most incredible home gardens.  

  • Art Trail:  Introduction to the Hudson River School of painting at the homes of two of its most prominent painters, Frederic Churchís Olana and Thomas Coleís Cedar Grove.   See the actual landscapes they painted.

  • Antiquing in Hudson:  No one can visit the more than 60 antique stores in one day.  Weíll lead you to the best with brief talks by some of the owners.  Walking tour of historic Hudsonís Warren Street.

  • Stately Homes along the Hudson:  Clermont, Staatsburgh, Wilderstein.  Garden views at Montgomery Place, glorious Hudson River vista at Bard College.

Challenge us to create a tour just for your group to reflect your interests.

Prime time for these tours is May through October. However, some tours are available year round. Tours can be booked every day of the week (except Wednesday for the Hudson one-day tour when Hudson antique stores and many of its restaurants are closed).

Cost depends on number in group, where you are coming from, etc.   Contact us for more information on our Themed Tours or to plan a day for your group.

How to reach the Hudson Valley:

  • Amtrak from New York City (a 2-hour train ride along the Hudson River)

  • By plane to Albany, New York, where we can arrange transit

  • By car to Hudson, New York