Adventure Tours

About

Tour cultural, historical and recreational attractions. Share special sites and memorable moments with friends and fellow “adventurers.” You must be 18 years of age or older to participate. Tours leave from the Merrick Road Park Golf Course in Merrick, located one traffic light east of the Meadowbrook Parkway. For tour information call 292-9000, extension 7258.

Registration: MAIL-IN ONLY! Include a self-addressed, stamped envelope and a separate check or money order for each trip made out to: TOWN OF HEMPSTEAD and mail to Department of Parks and Recreation, 200 North Franklin Street, Hempstead, NY 11550, Attn: Adventure Tours. Please include your phone number and the name of the trip on your check.

Reservations handled on a first-come, first-served basis. Buses are filled in the order we receive payments. Sorry, we cannot reserve bus seats. There are only two reservations per person. If you are paying for a guest you must include his or her name, phone number and address with your request. Sorry, no refunds. All tours are held rain or shine. Return times are approximate. We suggest wearing comfortable shoes on trips with considerable walking.

THESE TOURS ARE FOR TOWN OF HEMPSTEAD RESIDENTS ONLY.


CHEER THE HOLIDAYS WITH ARTISTIC WOW! ~ NEW HOPE, PA
(HANDCRAFTED CAROLERS, TASTY BOX LUNCH , UNIQUE THEATER PEERFORMANCE) 

DATE: SUNDAY DEC 8, 2019

Departure Time: 8:00 am – Returning time 7:30 pm (approx.)

Travel by motor coach to discover one of the most famous factories of handmade figurines. They open their doors just for us!

Enter the showroom and be a bit dazzled as you view all: Most famous are 'The Carolers” of variety size, shape and beauty. Move on and enjoy Christmas Museum, Victorian London Street exhibit, and more. See the mini to life size characters, singing dogs and cats and enjoy more than 200 nativities from around the world;

Everything has been hand designed, sculpted, painted and dressed. Yes, there is a figurine gift shop.

Then you will enjoy a tasty box lunch that will satisfy your appetite just before we head to the theater.

Chose one:

  1. Roasted Tomato Cheddar onion on Ciabatta,
  2. Turkey Classic - turkey, swiss cheese, lettuce tomato on bakers roll
  3. Tavern Club - ham, turkey breast, bacon cheddar lettuce tomato on multi grain bread.

(small broccoli salad, cookie & water are included)

Then it's 'curtains up” to see the Dickens' famous play with a bit of a twist. Enjoy the Spirit of Christmas as it comes through in this riotous Dickens' mashup. Watch five actors play dozens of roles in this remake of Dickens' Classic with sensitivity, humor and music.

This ends our day, may you head for home with sugarplums dancing in your head.

PER PERSON: $99


NYS: CLOSER ENCOUNTERS OF OUR COUNTIES

Sunday Oct. 13 2019

Departure: 9:00 am and returning time 7:00 pm (approx.)

Today's adventure takes us uphill and upstate. First stop see the colorful hills of the Palisades. Stroll and view the Hudson River, visit the art studio, or grab a snack at the local coffee shop and get to know a place called Riverdale. Back on board our coach we continue heading north to discover Main Street, Millbrook.

Free time in Millbrook will be memorable. As you take a short stroll eyeing some shops and restaurant, lunch is on your own. Enjoy the charm before moving onto one of the most unique castles. People come from everywhere to take a tour of this unusual place and surrounding grounds.

As we look down from the hilltop we can view our next stop, Hudson Valley's Flagship winery. A short drive, takes us to the tasting room, where there is a wine for every palate. Our wine sipping tasting experience includes 5 different wines…you may find a favorite one for Thanksgiving.

PER PERSON: $91