Cruise from New York City to Albany to visit museums and historic homes of literary, artistic, and political figures and experience the blazing fall colors of the Hudson River Valley.

Starting at: $6,890 * Price includes special offer Make a Reservation Ask Us A Question or Call 855-330-1542
 Autumn colors of New York's Central Park, with the Hudson River in the distance  Main hall of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Credit: Neal Fitzsimmons  <i>View on the Catskill</i> by Thomas Cole. Credit: Metropolitan Museum of Art  <i>View from Mount Holyoke</i> by Thomas Cole. Credit: Metropolitan Museum of Art  Music room at Kykuit. Credit: Mick Hales  Tapestries by Picasso on view at Kykuit. Credit: Mick Hales  The rose garden at Kykuit. Credit: Bryan Haeffele  Kykuit Mansion. Credit: Mick Hales  Union Church of Pocantico Hills. Credit: Jaime Martorano  The Franklin Delano Roosevelt historic home at Hyde Park  Franklin Roosevelt's private library at Hyde Park  The Hudson River in autumn  The central hall of Olana, Frederic Church's historic home. Credit: Andy Wainwright

Art Along the Hudson

A Fall Foliage River Cruise Round-trip from New York City

9 days from $6,890

Cruise from New York City to Albany to visit museums and historic homes of literary, artistic, and political figures and experience the blazing fall colors of the Hudson River Valley.

or Call 855-330-1542

Tour Details

TOUR BROCHURE

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WHAT OUR TRAVELERS SAY

This trip was beyond my wildest dreams. Perfect in every way. 

- Elizabeth T.

Should you wish to capture the indescribable beauty of the Hudson River Valley and view the lyrical interpretation of it by some of America's most revered artists while learning from excellent scholars, on a relaxing river cruise, this is the tour for you. 

- Leslie W.

I loved the tour so much that 3 days after we returned home I signed up my husband and myself for another trip. 

- Ann B.

One of the most interesting and beautiful trips I have ever taken. 

- David G.

The trip included history, natural beauty, art, and architecture! Plus we got meet some amazing fellow travelers. For all these reasons, we truly loved the experience.

- Ann K.

Art Along the Hudson is a core trip in the Smithsonian Journeys repertory. Jason LaFountain brings not only a detailed survey of the Hudson River School painters but elegantly weaves contemporary thought and artists into his lectures and commentary. The trip was a mini-masterclass in art history and criticism. If you thought you knew the Hudson River valley, think again. This trip will reset your sights on the treasures just outside New York.

- Claire D.

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ACCOMMODATIONS

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Grand Hyatt New York

New York City , United States

Grand Hyatt New York offers 1,298 rooms and is a spacious and dramatic retreat in the heart of midtown to rest and recharge while you explore the city. The hotel offers an array of dining options, from the savory menu at New York Central Cafe to light fare and craft cocktails at The Lounge. There are also grab and go items available from the 24-hour Market Café. Guest rooms feature 325 square feet of space with two double beds or King bed, and separate workspace and full baths. Iconic Grand Central Station featuring its vast and majestic spaces and a host of shops and restaurants is adjacent to the hotel. The highlights of midtown Manhattan including the New York Public Library, Bryant Park, the Chrysler Building and Times Square are just a stroll away.

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