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West Point Tours

Visitor Center, Highland Falls, NY 10928
+1 845-446-4724
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Interesting but very overpriced

The 75-minute tour ended after 60 minutes, ostensibly because the chapel wasn't available due to a... read more

Reviewed 14 November 2016
JeffinNJ
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Bridgewater, New Jersey
well worth the money!

The two tour was well worth the money. West Point is a very large campus and the bus tour makes it... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2016
timonntour
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Chesapeake, Virginia
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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Reviewed 14 November 2016

The 75-minute tour ended after 60 minutes, ostensibly because the chapel wasn't available due to a recital. The tour guide, Ann, regaled us with her encyclopedic knowledge but seemed closed to questions even though we had more time than usual. The statues and scenery kept...More

2  Thank JeffinNJ
Management response:Responded 15 November 2016

Jeff, Thank you for your response and feedback. West Point Tours is under the direction of the Commander of West Point and when there is an official function, certain venues are closed to the public. There was a recital that afternoon in the Chapel, therefore...More

Reviewed 8 November 2016

The two tour was well worth the money. West Point is a very large campus and the bus tour makes it possible to get a real good picture of live at the academy. If you are a history buff you will learn a lot about...More

Thank timonntour
Management response:Responded 15 November 2016

Thank you for your feedback and we are very happy you enjoyed your tour of historical West Point.

Reviewed 30 October 2016

We were looking for somewhere to stopover and visit on our drive back from Niagara to JFK New York. West Point is ideally located on the east end of Route17E from Binghampton to Harriman - highly recommended. We stayed local the night before and took...More

1  Thank beachandsunmonkey
Management response:Responded 15 November 2016

Thank you for your response. West Point is an Academy (college) teaching and training our future military leaders. The cadets are not here to act as tour guides for the general public. As the official tour company for the Academy, our guides are all trained...More

Reviewed 25 October 2016

The short tour does not visit the cemetery. The 2 hour tour does. The added cost is just a couple of dollars. Plenty to see in WP but the cemetery has extra history and stories. Note the new security arrangements. You need to provide info...More

1  Thank 09Raleigh
Management response:Responded 15 November 2016

Thank you for your excellent review in assisting future visitor's with navigating the temporary conditions due to the renovation of the Visitor's Center. We are glad you enjoyed your visit to West Point.

Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

The tour was great. Informative. We did the 2 hr tour as we had all day time kill. The visitor ctr was under construction so the make shift one didn't have any signage on which line to stand in, did we need a security pass,...More

Thank Sarah P
Management response:Responded 16 November 2016

Thank you for your response. If you would like to contact us directly regarding your experience we would appreciate it. 845-446-4724

Reviewed 8 October 2016

Our group had a two hour guided bus tour of the West Point Military Academy which covered the highlights of the reservation including the Cadet Chapel, parade grounds, West Point Cemetery and Trophy Point overlooking the beautiful Hudson River Valley. Truly worth a visit.

1  Thank DR4625
Management response:Responded 16 November 2016

We are very happy to hear you enjoyed your tour of the United States Military Academy at West Point.

Reviewed 29 September 2016

We took the one hour bus tour, which was narrated by a guide as we drove by most sites. We got out of the bus at the Chapel and again at the parade grounds and trophy point. The tour guide was good and the buildings...More

Thank OshkoshTraveler1
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Extremely interesting. We learned a great deal about our military past, cadet life and about many of the Americans who graduated and helped shape our history. We toured the campus and were fortunate to have a sunny day to enjoy the scenery. The chapel is...More

Thank Irma G
Reviewed 7 September 2016

This was a guided bus tour, with several stops. Our tour guide, Sarah, was enthusiastic and informative. We had three stops and plenty of chances to take pictures. My favorite stop was the overlook of the Hudson River. Note: You will need a photo id...More

Thank Virginia D
Reviewed 26 August 2016

We stayed in the area overnight and were worried about getting tickets. We arrived at 9:00 for a 9:30 tour and there was no issue. In fact, there were a total of 5 people on a large bus. School has started in a lot of...More

5  Thank Trek-Always
Management response:Responded 15 November 2016

Thank you for your feedback and we are very glad you enjoyed your tour of historical West Point.

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Mooreen1954
12 July 2017|
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There was a significant amount of walking involved at each stop the bus made. There was not too much uphill walking but our guide moved along at a good pace.
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Katrina K
23 April 2017|
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Response from Cindyinthecity | Reviewed this property |
I would check the site or call. I did order my tickets online to make sure I was able to get the time I wanted.
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Morton J
17 November 2016|
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Response from WestPointTours | Property representative |
The majority of the Corps of Cadets will be gone for their winter break however, we run tours every day except for major holidays. Please visit our website for more tour information and to make a reservation.
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