Empire Cruise Lines & Metro North Getaways Packages
Discounted Packages For Riders Of The Rail
Everyone knows that the Big Apple is a destination in and of itself, but everyone needs a break from the hustle and bustle of city life. This package is the perfect getaway opportunity for kids and families. Come aboard with Empire Cruise Lines and experince the relaxation, the beauty and the splendor of the Hudson River Valley from the decks of M/V Mystère. Our narrated sightseeing cruises are two hours long and depart at 11:30 AM and at 2:30 PM Tuesday through Sunday. This package is available only through Metro North.
The Mystère is docked at Victor C. Waryas Park, only a 2 minute walk from the Poughkeepsie railroad station. It’s never been easier for families from New York City and the metro area to experience the beauty of the Hudson River. It so easy and affordable you don’t have any excuse not to take a trip upstate to the heart of the Hudson Valley.
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What Others Are Saying
“This weekend I took an MetroNorth Getaway – it was terrific - easy, great scenery and cost reasonable ($40/person for train + cruise). I took the train to Poughkeepsie and then a 2 hour cruise on the Hudson. The cruise goes north on the Hudson and passes some lovely estates(Vanderbuilt’s, Culinary Institute). The train station is about 250 feet to the dock ..I’m going back for a fall foliage trip.” DNAnews fan – Nancy L
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