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Hudson Valley Hotel and Travel Deal: Cycling and Biking Tours with Great Freedom Adventures in Hudson Valley, NY


What better way to celebrate summer in the Valley than from behind the handlebars of your trusty bike? Explore our lovely region — and nab freebies while you’re at it!

Where: Great Freedom Adventures. 877-545-1864; www.greatfreedomadventures.com

What’s special: Great Freedom Adventures tours include more than just time cruising rural back roads on a bicycle. Jeanne Rummel, founder and owner, has discovered the best artisanal cheese-making farms, micro-breweries, sunset sails, hiking trails, iconic homesteads, mansions, and gardens. Rummel also recommends upscale lodges and shops along the way.

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The deal: Get $500 off per person for up to three guests that book together on one reservation; $600 off per person for four or five booking together; and $700 off per person for six or more on one reservation. Book by August 31 (this extended booking time is exclusive for Hudson Valley Magazine readers; offer ends July 15 otherwise). Price before discount is $1,650 for six days/five nights. The program includes some lunches and all but one dinner. On the Hudson Valley trip, enjoy dinner at the renowned Culinary Institute of America; hike at Poet’s Walk, Washington Irving’s inspiration for “Rip Van Winkle”; visit vineyards for wine tastings; cruise past a historic lighthouse; and visit area mansions. Lodging, all breakfasts, most meals, guides, van support, entrance fees where required, and other region-specific costs are included in the tour rate, with the exception of alcoholic beverages and guide gratuities. Hudson Valley Magazine readers also receive an extra lunch.

When: Aug. 7-12 and Oct. 2-7

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