Enjoy Sailing Along the Hudson River with New York Water Taxi’s Fall Foliage CruiseSeptember 27, 2012 - by City Guide News Desk
New York Water Taxi boasts spectacular autumn day trips north up through the serene Lower Hudson River Valley! It’s a terrific way to sneak a peek at the vibrant red, orange and yellow bursts of leaf color as the trees go through their world-famous seasonal change. Dates for their Fall Foliage cruise are on Sundays, Oct. 21, 28, and Nov. 4. Initial pickup is at 12:30pm at South Street Seaport, Pier 17, then stops at Pier 84 at West 44th Street, departing at 1pm.
Sail by numerous famous historic sights and landmarks, such as Grant’s Tomb, The Little Red Lighthouse, Bear Mountain Bridge, Sleepy Hollow and the George Washington Bridge. Some of the trees along the Hudson River that will change colors include Red Maple, Yellow Birch, Tulip Tree, Flowering Dagwood, and many more.
While taking in the views of this local panoramic wonder of spectacular colors, patrons can nosh on a selection of sandwiches, wraps, salads, and desserts. Sip on hot cider or enjoy a glass of wine. A cash bar is available. Cost for the five hour cruise is $65 per person. VIP packages are also available.
Cruises are booking quickly! For reservations, call 212-742-1969 or visit www.nywatertaxi.com.