Town and Country
The Hudson Valley offers autumnal magic, and the city is high-flying fun.
See FDR’s lifelong home at the National Historic Site in Hyde Park. Over a ten-day jaunt from Montréal to the Big Apple, you’ll also take in John D. Rockefeller’s Kykuit mansion and the early-nineteenth-century Boscobel mansion, furnished with fascinating Federal-period antiques. Explore historic Tarrytown, where Ichabod Crane encounters the Headless Horseman in The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.
By Air and Water
By Air and Water The unmatched New York skyline streams alongside your private yacht as you arc around the Statue of Liberty and underneath the Brooklyn Bridge, munching on a chewy bagel with salty lox. After docking, you’ll take in another urban perspective as a private helicopter floats you above the Empire State Building, Central Park’s tidy greens, bustling Times Square and other famous landmarks.
Slip down a nondescript Manhattan street to an unmarked entrance and into the world of an opulent, old-school speakeasy. Spend the next couple of hours mastering classic and modern cocktails in one of four different classes with an expert mixologist. Experiment with classics like the Sazerac and Old Fashioned, or blend and infuse with fresh ingredients like lemongrass and gooseberries. Other options introduce agave or absinthe to your imbibing repertoire.