1-Day Hyde Park FDR Home and Vanderbilt Mansion Tour from New York - Self Guided Tour

  • Tour code: 074-323
  • Available: Daily
  • Depart from: New York, NY
From USD$57

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Highlights:

Visit Hyde Park (Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt, Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site).

Special Remarks:

  • This is a Self Guided Tour

Pricing Details

Adult:$57
Child:$34.50
  • Child rates: Child rates apply to those who are 5 -11 yrs old;anyone above 11 will be charged full adult price
  • Children between ages 0 - 5 are free (no separate seat, please book child ticket if extra seat needed).
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Tour Itinerary

  • Day 1 New York-Hyde Park(73 miles)
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Day 1 New York-Hyde Park(73 miles)

Redeem your ticket at Port Authority 3rd Floor and we will leave New York City at 8:30am. Our first stop of the day will be the Vanderbilt Mansion. Here you can tour the Vanderbilt Mansion & Grounds overlooking the Hudson River. When you finish your tour of Vanderbilt mansion please call the taxi number on your ticket stub to take you to FDR home. Meet the taxi at the flagpole by the visitor's center to the FDR home.The Hyde Park Brew Company is across the street from the FDR home, where you can enjoy lunch on your own. They are open for lunch Wednesday-Sunday. If you plan to travel on a Monday or Tuesday please bring your lunch.
After being dropped off at the FDR home, stroll the home, grounds, and museum of the Franklin Delano Roosevelt family. Your bus will pick you up at the ticket booth at the Roosevelt home and return you to the Port Authority.

Hyde Park is most famous for being the hometown of 32nd U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Hyde Park is the location of The Culinary Institute of America, a residential college devoted to culinary and pastry arts.

  • Always Visit
    The Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site is the location of the estate known as Springwood, which was the birthplace and lifelong home of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, the 32nd president of the United States.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $15; Child (Under 15 yrs) Free; Senior $15
  • Always Visit
    The Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site was the home of Frederick William Vanderbilt starting in 1866. The 211-acre estate is the site of a 54-room mansion that is an impressive architectural feat and a sight to behold.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $8; Child (Under 15 yrs) Free; Senior $8

*Return time is an estimate and varies based on traffic and weather conditions.

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Posted by: Susan on 2012-09-20

The 3 hour ride back and forth with shortline, as well as the tours of the vanderbilt mansion and the FDR estate were enjoyable and punctual. I was pleasantly surprised to learn that shortline had given us a ticket for 10 discount on lunch at a restaurant close to the FDR estate (the second tour site). Unfortunately, the restaurant was not open when we arrived there. It would not open until 4pm that afternoon. Recommendations: (1) ask short-line to double-check that the place it plans to take you to for lunch will be open during the early afternoon; (2)when you get to the vanderbilt mansion admin office let the customer service rep know that you came with shortline so that he could call and arrange for the taxi company to pick you up after the tour; and (3) note that there is a cafeteria on the FDR estate for guests; (4) if the next tour if the FDR estate is at 3pm and you want to see the museum and library then consider ask whether there is a later tour. If there is take the later tour and instead visit the museum and library first. Why? Because the library and museum closes at 4pm; and (5) take some time to explore the vanderbilt grounds while you await your tour guide. If forgot to do that. Above all, enjoy as I enjoyed.

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