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Hudson Valley, CT & Beyond Getaways

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Farm Fresh Beacon
Dutchess Farms Apple Picking with Hop On/Off Shuttle*

Saturdays: September 15, 22, 29, October 13 & 20
Sundays: September 16, 23, 30, October 14 & 21
Danbury Railway Museum

The experience

Make your own itinerary! Plot your own day's adventure on a hop on/off looping shuttle that picks you up at the Beacon Station and drops off at a variety of local pickyour-own Dutchess farms. Revel in the fall foliage and apple orchards of the Hudson Valley! The bus will make stops at Fishkill Farms, Meadowbrook Farm, and Sprout Creek Farm, where you can spend your own time exploring fall harvest festivities in full swing, go apple picking, pet farm animals galore, and sample delicious local bites and sips.

FARM FRESH BUS RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED AND MUST BE MADE AT LEAST 48 HOURS IN ADVANCE at and confirmed BEFORE you purchase a train ticket. Seats are limited and a $1 per person non-refundable reservation fee will be required to reserve your space. A $20 per person fee will be charged if you do not show up without emailing a cancellation notice by Wednesday at midnight (EST) the week of your tour.

After you've made your reservation, purchase your rail/bus ticket at any Metro-North ticket office or full-service ticket machine (excluding Beacon station). Some activities may require an additional fee.

For more information, call 877-997-2726 or visit

*, Inc. has the right to substitute a farm or related itinerary stop to ensure the quality of the overall program and the individual getaway experience.

The deal
  • Package price from GCT/Harlem-125th Street: adults, $54.50; seniors, persons with disabilities and individuals receiving Medicare, $49; children 5-11, $29; children under 5, $27.
  • Package price from other stations: check here for price from your boarding station.

Getting there

Take the Hudson Line to Beacon Station where a shuttle will meet the trains arriving Beacon Station at 10:16 a.m. and 12:16 p.m. Check here for an ITINERARY.

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