Hudson Valley Apple Picking, Orchards,Vineyards & Moderate Hike


Take a fun end of Summer trip away from NYC with a fun group of members and friends to the beautiful The Hudson Valley!

You will start your day with the beautiful train ride on Metro North from Grand Central alongside the Hudson.  Along the way you will be treated to spectacular views of the Hudson Valley. You may also drive or meet the group there if you live north of the city. Please contact to make arrangements.

-Your guide will meet you in Poughkeepsie then bring you for an easy at The Peters Kill Trail at Lake Minnewaska where you will enjoy lunch overlooking the valley and mountains.

-After the hike &  lunch will make a stop at a local orchard where you can pick a variety of apples right from the tree.

-Following the winery we we will visit a local winery for samples of their award winning wines. (drinking is optional)

-Before heading home we will stop at a local farm stand so you can grab some fresh fruits and veggies.

$65 ($55 V.I.P. Members) includes: Transportation from train to all wineries and attractions.  Since everyone will not be drinking, winery fee's are not included. Tasting fees are $6-$8 for a flight of samples (5-6 samples at each depending on the winery).

What to bring:

-bag lunch
-Dress for the weather.  Casual and comfortable.
-a large backpack or bag if you wish to bring home vegetables from local farm stand or bottles of wine.
Can you come alone?  Yes 98% of those attending will be on their own.
What to expect: 7-14 fun and friendly people
Who is the host:  Dave Cervini
What is not included? Lunch, train fare, winery fee's (budget $12 if you plan to drink at more than 2 wineries) tips for the servers (optional)

When we are finished, your guide will bring you to the Poughkeepsie train station for the relaxing ride home.

We go rain or shine. Estimated return time to Poughkeepsie train will be 5:50pm.

We are sorry but registration for this event is now closed.

Please contact us if you would like to know if spaces are still available.