Autumn colors along the Hudson River Valley form the backdrop to this popular cruise. Optional excursions include visits to Olana—the magnificent Persian-style home of Hudson River School painter Frederic Church—and Springwood, home of Franklin D. Roosevelt. Other highlights include options to visit Eleanor Roosevelt’s Val-Kill, Lyndhurst, one of America’s finest Gothic Revival mansions and the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.
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- Trip Type
- Closer to Home, Individual Travel Tour
- Departure Dates
Oct 17, 2021 - Oct 24, 2021
While American Cruise Lines does not have a pre-cruise package for our Hudson River Fall Foliage cruises, we do have a couple of hotel suggestions that are near the ship:
Andaz Wall Street
75 Wall Street
New York, NY 10005
Transportation from Airport: No
To/From Ship: 1.3 miles (6 min drive)
To/From Newark Airport: 16.9 miles (36-40 min drive)
To/From LaGuardia Airport: 12.9 miles (31-35 min drive)
To/From JFK Airport: 20.4 miles (41-45 min drive)
Millennium Hilton New York – Financial District
55 Church Street
New York, NY 10007
Transportation from Airport: No
To/From Ship: 1.6 miles (12 min drive)
To/From Newark Airport: 15.6 miles (25 min drive)
To/From LaGuardia Airport: 14.8 miles (18 min drive)
To/From JFK Airport: 25.8 miles (34 min drive)
October 24: 8am/8:30am – complimentary transfer- Transfer leaving the dock for Newark, LaGuardia, and JFK airports leaves at 8:00 am and will take a minimum of 45 minutes. – Transfer leaving the dock for Midtown, Downtown & Uptown Hotels/Penn Station leaves at 8:30 am and will take a minimum of 20-30 minutes.
Early in Don’s career he was a U.S. Coast Guard Deck Officer both in the North Atlantic and along the coast of Vietnam, and also a Maritime Public Relations Officer. He is a licensed Captain and has chartered yachts in the Mediterranean, the Caribbean, and the Pacific Northwest. As Guest Speaker, Don begins each Cruise with an overview of the area geography and the basics of navigation. Then he supplements Shore excursions with his localized “Nautical Adventure Series” which he has presented at Universities and Maritime Museums. During each Cruise, he also creates a photo slideshow of the Guests enjoying their Itinerary, for review during their wrap-up Session.
Cancellations are accepted with full refund, except for an administration fee of $250.00 per person, of any payments made if written cancellation is
received by the National Trust prior to June 21, 2019. Please send written cancellations to National Trust Tours at firstname.lastname@example.org Cancellations received after June 21, 2019, will receive no refund. No refund will be made for any unused portion of the cruise, including, but not limited to, missed meals or shore excursions. We highly recommend the purchase of travel insurance which will be sent to you upon
New York City, New York
Arrive independently in New York City and board the American Star.
Take a guided tour of the United States Military Academy at West Point.
West Point Experience
Exlplore the Hudson River School art trail, which inspired 19th-century landscape painters.
Catskill Active, Olana State Historic
Site, Hunter Mountain Scenic Skyride,
Thomas Cole National Historic Site
Tour Albany, New York’s famous capital city known for its extensive history, culture, architecture, and institutions of higher education.
Albany City Experience
Troy Lock and Dam Cruise
Historic Troy Walking Excursion
Hyde Park/Kingston, NY
Experience the regions deep American history from the Roosevelt National Historic Site to Kingston’s protected historic district, including the 1676 Senate House, the oldest public
building in America and the place where the first roots of the American Revolution began.
Hudson River Maritime Museum
FDR Home and Museum Experience
Walkway over the Hudson
Kingston City Exploration
Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center
Sleepy Hollow, NY
Enjoy a private visit at Lyndhurst
(1838), a Gothic Revival mansion
designed by Alexander Jackson Davis
on 67 acres overlooking the Hudson.
Gothic Lyndhurst Mansion
Washington Irving’s Sunnyside
New York City, NY- Depart for your home city
Our program concludes this morning in Manhattan.
Disembarkation is at 8:00 a.m.
If you are not transferring to a local airport, we offer select post-cruise shore excursions in the afternoon.
Discover the Big Apple
Crimes & Cannoli
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