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Our tours are temporarily suspended while Seth Kamil completes his doctoral thesis in History at Columbia University. Big Onion Walking Tours are running as scheduled. Look forward to seeing you on a Rover outing soon! 


Combining the stories, architecture, history, farms, and secrets of the Northern Catskills and Hudson Valley.  

Call (518) 837-6837 for more information or to schedule a tour.

Experience a Driving Adventure

Experience the best kept secrets of Northern Hudson River Valley, in our fully restored 1994 Land Rover Defender 110, exclusive to Hudson Valley Rover Tours.


We can accommodate up to 8 guests on half or full day driving adventures.

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Discover Local History

Explore the history and architecture of Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, and Ulster counties of the Hudson Valley.


Our tours weave through the country lanes, villages and cities of the National Heritage Area, dubbed one of the top 20 must-see destinations in the world by National Geographic Traveler. 

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Enjoy a Customized Experience

Your driving adventure can include a visit to farms for seasonal pick-your-own fruit and fresh local produce; a stop at local distilleries and breweries, or an adventure to historic sites & houses; all while exploring 400+ years of local history and more.

Meet Your Guide

Tours are led by Seth Kamil, founder of Big Onion Walking Tours. Seth is an expert in New York history with 30 years experience as a tour guide and speaker. As a Berkshires native and a 15+ year part-time resident of the Hudson Valley, Seth has uncovered all the hidden gems that the area has to offer.


Discover the magic of the Hudson Valley - book a tour with Seth today!

One-of-a-kind Celebrations

Having an upstate wedding? Our Rover is perfect for guest excursions, transporting wedding parties and even for photo shoots! Contact us to book time.

Our Rover Defender 110 is a licensed NYS livery vehicle.

Schedule Your Tour Today

Get in touch to find out information on the kind of tour we can set up just for you!

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