Enjoy a fun filled day out of the city in the beautiful Hudson Valley with other fun people from our group who love the outdoors and the Fall colors. We have put together a special set of activities that will give you a taste of the great outdoors and all that the region has to offer. We will be hiking the Peter's Kill Trail at Minnewaska, Visit a local orchard and farm stand for Apple Picking and Stop by a Cider Farm for tasty samples. Here is how it works:
-You will take the 9:43am Metro North Train from Grand Central (or drive) to Poughkeepsie.
-Your guide will meet you in Poughkeepsie at 11:44 am where they will bring you The Minnewaska Preserve for an amazing hike and lunch overlooking the valley.
-After the hike we will head to a local orchard to grab apples/pumpkins, cider donuts, fresh apple cider
-From there we will visit a local cider mill for samples (optional)
-The day ends with your guide bringing you back to the Poughkeepsie Train Station for the 5:50pm train back to NYC.
$65 includes: round trip transportation to and from the train station and all activities, all park fees, guides, taxes and tips.
Not included: lunch (bring a bag lunch or order from a local deli) and train fare. You may drive to meet the group at Poughkeepsie. Since not everyone drinks the hard cider is optional but only $10 for as flight of 5 samples
Can I come alone? Yes 97% of those attending will register on their own.
What should I wear? Dress for the weather, hiking shoes or sneakers with treads.
How hard is the hike? There are some inclines. This would be a 5 out of 10. It helps to be in shape. There may be roots and rocks on some paths.
What if it rains? The trip is canceled if the conditions are unsafe and you will be refunded.