Adventure Tours

Tour cultural, historical and recreational attractions! Share special sites and memorable moments with friends and fellow “adventurers.” Tours leave from the Merrick Road Park Golf Course in Merrick, located one traffic light east of the Meadowbrook Parkway. For tour information contact  at 292-9000, ext. 7211.

 Registration: MAIL IN ONLY. First-come, first-served. Buses are filled in the order we receive payments. Sorry, we cannot reserve bus seats. Enclose a separate check or money order for each trip, payable to the Town of Hempstead and send along with self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Department of Parks and Recreation, 200 North Franklin Street, Hempstead, NY 11550, Attn: Adventure Tours. Please include phone number, address and name of each guest. No more than two reservations per request. Sorry, NO REFUNDS! Tours are held rain or shine, and listed return times are approximate. Please wear comfortable shoes on all trips, there will be a lot of walking. Bring a camera to capture those incredible sights. Trips are open to TOWN OF HEMPSTEAD residents only.

Meander Main and “On your Feet”

Wed. July 27, 2022

Timing: 9:00 AM – 6:15 PM approx.

We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give.” Today we give and receive as we learn more about LI.  With our LI tour guide on board narrating, we ride along 25A passing through the beautiful villages of Cold Spring Harbor, Huntington and Northport.

Our first stop is at the incredible Northport Village to enjoy some free time, with lunch on your own.  Then we head to the theater for the musical “On Your Feet! The Story of Emilio & Gloria Estefan”.  See their story come to life! From their humble beginnings in Cuba, to their rise to America, broke through all barriers and became a crossover sensation”. 

The Rhythm is Gonna Get you” all the way home.




Wed. Aug. 31, 2022

Timing: 8:30 AM – 6:30 PM approx.

With our local tour guide we head east to Bridgehampton. 

Top equestrians compete for over $800,000 in prizes. Watch the hunter jumpers in main rings and smaller rings with outdoor seating. Remember as you walk around that “horses have the right of way”.  Wear comfortable walking shoes so you can walk the amazing 60 acres.  Or take your time and stroll among 70 upscale vendors in the shopping arcade. Don’t miss seeing the livery sites where the riders rest. You might see a blacksmith shoeing a loose horseshoe. With dozens of food trucks around the area you can select from lunch or delectable snacks at the food trucks. 

We re-board the coach and take a scenic drive through Southampton Village, passing tons of shops as we head to see the homes built along the shore.  Enjoy some free time along Main Street before heading home. (We hope to stop at a local farm if time permitting)

 PRICE PER PERSON: $ 65.00 per person