For over thirty years, Hudson River Cruises has provided passengers with a first-hand view of the historic shoreline from the decks of the Rip Van Winkle. As you relax on the cool shaded deck of the Rip Van Winkle. Our beverage & snack bars offer tasty refreshments. Your experienced guide will point out millionaires’ sumptuous estates, picturesque Hudson river lighthouses and quaint sleepy villages surrounded by the natural beauty of vineyards, orchards and scenic preservation sites.