Buy the $50 tickets from circleline:
Select Sunday Oct. 27 date.
Bear Mountain Cruise With Oktoberfest Visit
Pier 83 (West 42nd Street @ 12th Avenue New York City, NY 10036)
Take in the crisp autumn air and awesome views of the fall foliage as Circle Line takes you up the scenic Hudson River to historic Bear Mountain in upstate New York. Once there, you'll have the opportunity to disembark and spend the next three hours enjoying the annual Oktoberfest. Celebrate your German heritage or just enjoy the great German food and beer, live bands and craft vendors. Admission to the festival is free. You can also hike, take a nature walk or just soak up the colorful scenery while you're on the mountain. Afterward, enjoy another ride down the river as dusk descends.
Sailing Time:Boards at: 8:30 AM Sharp
Departure at: 9:00AM
Returns to Pier 83 at: 5:30 PM
The boat ride takes approximately 2.5 hours. You will then have 3 hours at Bear Mountain to enjoy at your leisure. You will need to be back on board by 3:00pm for the ride back.
*Bring a light sweater/jacket and wear comfortable shoes.
*Eat a big breakfast or On board they have snacks or hot dog and beer for $9
*Bring cards or games to play on the boat; guide can be boring...