Exploring The Historic Hudson River Valley: A Landscape That Defined America
The Hudson River Valley has inspired the likes of Rockwell, Roosevelt and Washington Irving. Come find your own inspiration as you learn the story of this uniquely American landscape.
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Program No. 20509RJ
6 days
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At a Glance

The Hudson River Valley has been called the landscape that defined America. Join us to explore its nationally significant cultural and historic heritage with expert background presentations and field trips to iconic sites such as New Paltz’s historic Huguenot Street, one of the nation’s oldest, featuring seven unique stone houses dating to the early 1700s, a burial ground and a reconstructed 1717 stone church.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Enjoy an afternoon cruise on the majestic Hudson amid splendid scenery and to gain perspectives on the important role of the Hudson River.
  • On one week, attend a performance of the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival, visit West Point and the beautiful Boscobel Mansion.
  • Or on the second week, spend a day exploring the Mohonk Mountain House and visit the Gomez Mill House, the oldest Jewish residence in North America and Washington’s final Revolutionary War Headquarters in Newburgh.

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