Fall brings out the beautiful colors of autumn, especially in the northeast of our country. One such place is the Hudson River, rich in both history and beautiful scenery. The towns along it's banks are renowned for their architecture, museums, famous landmarks and where palatial estates and grand mansions can still be seen.
American Cruise Line has a 8 day/7 night cruise along the Hudson River that visits many of these historic towns - the capital of New York State, Albany; West Point renowned for it's famous students - Patton, Eisenhower, and MacArthur; Sleepy Hollow made immortal by Washington Irving who got his inspirtion for it and many other works from the Hudson Valley; Kingston and the Catskills where the Maritime Heritage is still alive along with the palatial estates and grand mansions that date back to the 1800's; Poughkeepsie once home to the Astors and Vanderbilts who used it for weekend get-a-ways, Hyde Park the birthplace of President Franklin D Roosevelt whose estate 'Springwood' is now a historic site; and finally the last stop, New York City one of the world's most exciting cities, where a ride through Central Park ends the cruise in a blaze of color.
Visit here for the dates and the ships that cruise the Hudson River in the Fall, the different links goes to the rates, itinerary, schedules, and reservations to book your cruise.