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Classic Harbor Line Offers Hudson River Cruises to and from Poughkeepsie

The call of beautiful blue water is stronger in the summertime. It’s a primal thing, to want to be on or near the water. We’re talking about the Hudson River, the majestic river that flows both ways, as the Native Americans called it. So why wait? Book now for a relaxing Classic Harbor Line excursion this summer or fall, and explore the Hudson River aboard one of these luxurious Hudson River Cruises.  

Enjoy a full day boat ride on the water aboard a classic yacht. Whether you’re cruising up to Bear Mountain or taking a cruise up the Hudson River to Poughkeepsie, you’re sure to enjoy the day away from the sounds of the city. Leave the noise behind and relax with the wind in your hair. Let their crew treat you with the utmost hospitality so you can enjoy your getaway on the river. Seeing the beauty of the Hudson Valley by boat is a breathtaking experience, and is the best way to relax in nature. Take in the green of the trees. See the peaks and dips of the earth’s landscape, as the boat bobs up and down through the gentle waves! The yachts are also available for a private boat charter up the Hudson River to any of these destinations.  

NYC to Poughkeepsie Hudson Valley Brunch Cruise and Activities

This full day adventure in the Hudson River Valley is a one-way ticket that starts off on the Yacht Manhattan, a 1920s inspired yacht. Take the beautiful journey north on the grand Hudson River and escape the city for a day (or two).  Once you arrive in Poughkeepsie, choose from our suggested special events associated with each date or suggested activities to explore Duchess County.

This Cruise can be purchased at a reduced rate excluding food at $116. To obtain these tickets call 212-627-1825 Opt 4. Or, buy tickets online. Smoking is not permitted anywhere on the boat.    

Poughkeepsie to NYC Hudson Valley Dinner Cruise and Activities

This Cruise from Poughkeepsie to NYC is a one-way ticket with a Hudson River Valley inspired dinner. It is a great option Duchess County locals to have epic way to travel to NYC or for NYC residents to return to NYC after a full day of upstate fun! Take the beautiful journey south from Poughkeepsie on the grand Hudson River, and take in the sites as the day turns to night and you enjoy a special dinner prepared by our onboard chef.

This Cruise can be purchased at a reduced rate excluding food at $116. To obtain these tickets call 212.627.1825 Opt 4 or buy tickets online. Smoking is not permitted anywhere on the boat.    

Special Activities

Take advantage of several activities in Poughkeepsie or nearby attractions in Dutchess County once you arrive. Each date is handpicked to correspond with suggested special activities and attractions to explore in Dutchess. Take note of the 'Special Events' on each scheduled date, or visit the Walkway Over the Hudson, rent a bike, tour and taste at various  Wineries & Distilleries, or tour four National Historic Sites in Hyde Park.

Use the Metro-North or Amtrak train to return to NYC after your day of fun, or make other plans to stay a few days in Dutchess!

  • June 4: Country Living Show
  • Sunday, August 27: Dutchess County Fair
  • Sunday, September 10: Hudson Valley Wine and Food Festival
  • Sunday, October 22: Sheep and Wool Festival

Each of these events take place at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds in Rhinebeck; an 18-minute train ride from Poughkeepsie, plus a short cab ride from Rhinecliff to Rhinebeck. These are not included in the ticket price and must be booked on your own.

Depart: Chelsea Piers, Pier 62 West 22nd Street & The Hudson River in MANHATTAN 
Boat: Manhattan  
Cost: $156 one-way
Arrival Point: Dock at the Poughkeepsie Ice House restaurant (1 Main Street)

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