About Us

About Us

Do you want to see New York and all of what it has to offer?! Do you want to see beautiful places while participating in fun activities and exploring an area you’ve never been?! If so, then Active Lifestyle Tours is for you!

Our Itineraries: Were created by people born and raised in New York who know the state the best.  This allows you to experience places that you may not find on your own and to truly have the best time. Feel free to tell us exactly what you'd like from any one of our many designed itineraries on our Tours Page or book all of our options for a full week and a half New York trip! We also would be more than happy to make a complete custom trip for you and your group. Check out our itineraries, pictures and videos on our Tours Page and get excited to plan your trip with us!

Our Mission: Active Lifestyle Tours strongly believes in providing our guests with the greatest experience possible!  The goal behind each trip is to make sure that everyone has an excellent time while providing a safe and fun environment.  With us, you will enjoy seeing all of your bucket list places while doing exhilarating activities, meeting new people and having the opportunity to taste delicious local New York foods and beverages. While we create the experiences; it is YOU, our guests that make it MEMORABLE!

Custom Trips: Anything you want!  We can book anything you or your group would like for any date you desire.  You can choose to do a single day, multi-day, a quick weekend escape or our full week and a half long trip. We're always excited to arrange your hotels, activities and other trip details for you and your group. Book all 9 of our trip options and have a full week and a half UNFORGETTABLE New York trip! Do you have an upcoming corporate, family or friends outing that you’re planning and want something new and exciting to do?  Don’t miss out on your group having an absolute blast! Let us help you book the epic trip that everyone will always remember.  We are experts at creating custom New York trips.  We can easily tailor to your wants and needs for as many days as you want while you're here in New York.

About the Founder: Billy is a career Firefighter in New York and an avid traveler. His love for his home state of New York and his willingness to show it off to others, as well as his desire to engage in fun outdoor activities were the drive behind the creation of Active Lifestyle Tours.  Billy has traveled to over 30 countries and 37 U.S. states and has a true love for the tour and travel industry which he has been a part of since 2013. Working as a Trip Leader for an international travel company, Billy has managed groups that range from 30 to 60 travelers from around the world.  His travels have taken him from the Gold Coast of Australia to the Gold Coast of California and many places in between.

Billy wanted to share his interest and thrill for visiting new places, meeting new people, seeing both touristy locations as well as great local hot spots all while engaging in the area’s best activities. The activities range from beautiful hikes to unique bike rides and from the thrills of an electrifying speed boat ride to relaxing beaches and Spa’s; Active Lifestyle Tours meets everyone’s checklist for a New York City or upstate New York Trip!

Why New York: New York has so much to offer from New York City’s Central Park, the Empire State Building and the Statue of Liberty to upstate New York’s beautiful mountains, quaint towns and superior breweries and wineries. New York has it all and our trips allow you to get the full experience!  We promise you'll be amazed by New York and you'll want to come back!

“I have lived here all my life and I still find so many new areas to be explored and adventures that await me. I find that many people that live here in New York feel the exact same way. So, no matter where you’re from, come and experience both New York City and upstate New York for an unforgettable time!” – Billy, Founder & CEO.

Walkway Over the Hudson

Walkway Over the Hudson, Poughkeepsie, NY

Active Lifestyle Tours Founder & CEO
Active Lifestyle Tours Founder & CEO
St. Patrick's Cathedral, New York City

Saint Patrick's Cathedral, New York City

Active Lifestyle Tours is for people who:

  • 1 Want to see all of what New York City and/or upstate New York have to offer
  • 2 Love sightseeing, hiking, biking, ziplining, tasting local foods, winery and brewery tours, etc.
  • 3 Enjoy being active, outdoors and love to meet new people

“It’s better to try something once than hear about it a thousand times.”

-Asian proverb