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Rancho Mirage Writers Festival

Jan 30-Feb 1, 2019

Hudson River Cruise 2019

Cruising October 5 to 12, 2019

Surrounded by the Catskill Mountains on the western shore and the Taconic and Berkshire Hills to the east, the Hudson River is rich in both history and beauty. The cities and towns along the river date back to Dutch and English rule and feature some of the most magnificent architecture in America.

River Cruise


Jamie Helene

There is very limited availability for this cruise. Attendees of the Rancho Mirage Writers Festival will receive a 15% discount. A deposit of $500 is required to secure your spot.

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River Cruise


Cruise Features

Enjoy all that the Hudson River Valley has to offer. Breathtaking displays of peak fall foliage, iconic homes of influential artists and authors, and a visit to the birthplace of a U.S. president are all a part of this enchanting 8-day journey. The cruise begins and ends in New York City, where you can enjoy the hottest new plays, world-class museums and superb restaurants. Airfare is not included.

Expert guides will lead you through grand and historic sites including the Vanderbilt Mansion, the home of Franklin D. Roosevelt, and the Clermont Estate, once home to Robert R. Livingston, negotiator of the Louisiana Purchase. At West Point Military Academy, walk the hallowed grounds traversed by some of the nation’s greatest generals, and later visit the riverside town of Sleepy Hollow made famous by the great American writer Washington Irving.