Hudson Valley
Day Trips

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Our most recommended Hudson Valley Day Trips

From NYC: LEGOLAND® New York Entrance Ticket with Transport

1. From NYC: LEGOLAND® New York Entrance Ticket with Transport

Explore seven lands, all built around LEGO bricks, on a fun-filled family day at LEGOLAND® New York Resort in Goshen. Travel to the park and back with ease, from the Port Authority Bus Terminal in New York City. Ride, climb, splash, and build through seven themed lands, transform into a mini-figure on the LEGO Factory Adventure Ride, and master the art of Spinjitsu on NINJAGO: The Ride. Save the kingdom on the Dragon Coaster, get your official LEGOLAND® driver's license in LEGO City, and explore cities built out of millions of blocks in Miniland.

From Westchester: Shared Helicopter Tour over New York City

2. From Westchester: Shared Helicopter Tour over New York City

Choose a 30 or 45-minute helicopter flight and lift off from Westchester Airport, reaching New York City airspace in just a few minutes. The skilled pilots will dazzle you with bird’s-eye views of Central Park and Midtown Manhattan. Select the 30-minute tour option, and let skilled pilots will dazzle you with amazing aerial views of Midtown Manhattan, Central Park, Hudson River, Yankee Stadium, outside of game times, and more. Choose the 45-minute tour option for views of the Downtown Manhattan/Statue of Liberty area, including the Freedom Tower, Financial District, Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, and Brooklyn Bridge. This is in addition to all sights seen on the 30-minute tour.

New York City: Aerial Photography Flight

3. New York City: Aerial Photography Flight

Discover how to capture amazing aerial photos of New York City on your camera during a 1-hour private or shared flight for photography enthusiasts. Enjoy unobstructed views in an open-door Robinson R44 helicopter (2-3 passengers) or an Airbus AS350 helicopter (4-5 passengers). Depart from Westchester Airport, and fly over major Manhattan landmarks such as Central Park, the Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty, and more. Choose to request additional landmarks, as long as they're not located in a restricted area and fit into the 1-hour time slot. Available 7 days a week, weather conditions and aircraft maintenance permitting, flights can be taken during the day, at sunset, or in time for the sunrise to suit your preferences. Take advantage of optional roundtrip transfers from anywhere in Manhattan.

Hudson Valley Fall Foliage Shared Helicopter Tour

4. Hudson Valley Fall Foliage Shared Helicopter Tour

Enjoy stunning aerial views of the picturesque Hudson Valley covered in autumn colors from the comfort of a helicopter. A unique seasonal experience off the beaten path for those looking to discover new places and perspectives. All tours are personally narrated by friendly and experienced pilots. Tours depart and arrive at Westchester County Airport and fly above historic landmarks dressed in the blazing reds, yellows, and oranges of fall. Sights included in the tour: White Plains, Castle-on-Hudson, Kykuit (Rockefeller Mansion), Lyndhurst Mansion, Sleepy Hollow, Tarrytown Lighthouse, Tappan Zee Bridge, Hudson River, Sing Sing Prison, Bear Mountain and Bear Mountain Bridge, Harriman State Park, West Point Academy (subject to temporary airspace restrictions), Bannerman Castle (on the 45-minute tour only), and Dick's Castle (on the 45-minute tour only).

Private Fall Foliage Helicopter Tour of the Hudson Valley

5. Private Fall Foliage Helicopter Tour of the Hudson Valley

Travelers get a taste of the legendary New England fall aboard this private helicopter tour over the Hudson Valley.  Marvel at the cascade of blazing reds, yellows, and oranges like a bird from the comfort of your own helicopter. Tours depart and arrive at Westchester County Airport, just outside New York City, and fly over historic landmarks all dressed in stunning colors. These include White Plains, Castle-on-Hudson, Kykuit (Rockefeller Mansion), Lyndhurst Mansion, Sleepy Hollow, Tarrytown Lighthouse, Tappan Zee Bridge, the Hudson River, Sing Sing Prison, Bear Mountain and Bear Mountain Bridge, Harriman State Park, and West Point Academy. Live tour narration by friendly and experienced pilots will make you feel comfortable and safe. Convenient roundtrip transfers are available from anywhere in Manhattan for an additional fee (if option selected). Rates are based on regular cars.

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What people are saying about Hudson Valley

Excellent experience which was very smooth from finding out our pick up details to getting back. Would highly recommend and bare in mind, even on the 45 minute experience time fly's by.

Less classic than those organized in the center of Manhattan but allows you to discover other things A bit complicated route but doable with the train

It was a great experience. We booked this flight with a transfer. Were picked up from the hotel and brought back again.

A fantastic tour above Manhattan that I can recommend to anyone. Really super cool!

Flight was amazing! Kevin our pilot was great. Would definitely do it again !