July 18-19 TaBle-to-farm ride
Participants will be expected to book their own train tickets. Advanced booking is suggested for the 7:15am Saturday morning Amtrak from Penn Station to Hudson, NY ($36). Return tickets can be booked on Sunday evening when we arrive at the Wassaic MetroNorth station ($18.75), to give you the flexibility to decide whether you want to take 4:27pm or 6:58pm train.
Bikes and all necessary gear will be transported from NYC to Upstate, and back (see below for drop-off & pick-up options). Support vehicles will also be available during the rides and it is not be necessary for participants to carry gear while riding.
Participants will be transported by van after Sunday's late lunch in Great Barrington to the train station in Wassaic.
What to bring:
Bike & helmet (can be rented at additional cost-- see below)
Tent & bedding (can be rented at additional cost-- see below)
Snacks that will be transported by the guides (there will also be opportunities to pick things up along the way)
Maybe a book for reading by the river; or anything else you need to make you feel at home on the farm
Personal toiletries (participants will have access to a normal bathroom and shower at the farmhouse)
A camera or any other helpful things you think you might need throughout the weekend
What's included in the price:
Bike & gear transportation from NYC to/from Upstate
Gear transportation & vehicle support during the ride
Transportation to the Wassaic Train Station
Camping at the Northeast Kingdom Farm
Dinner Saturday evening, breakfast Saturday & Sunday
Snacks throughout the weekend
Bottles of water
Free drink at Thursday meet-and-greet dinner
Knowledgeable & personable guides
The best trip planning minds out there!
Add ons (after you book this trip, you will be given the opportunity reserve additional gear if necessary):
$100 bike rental for the weekend
$50 two-person tent rental for Saturday night
$20 sleeping bag, pillow, and bedding
If possible, we ask that you bring your bike, tent, and all necessary gear for the weekend to the Thursday evening dinner at Northeast Kingdom (it will be safely stored and transported upstate on Saturday morning). If it is not possible to bring everything, there will be drop off locations available on Friday evening near Union Square and the Upper East Side. After the fun-filled weekend, gear will be available for pick up on Monday near Union Square. Feel free to email with any questions or concerns.