Content & Resources

Below are some helpful resources and ideas for outings.

Also, it is important to know that some of these locations/outing ideas are “seasonal”, so make sure you check the individual locations and websites before leaving for your outing. 

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Free Mini-Itineraries (COMING SOON!)

Making a plan is KEY to making the most of your Hudson Valley Outings. Our Mini-Itineraries below include ideas and locations for anyone with a moderate budget. 

  1. Beacon, NY Mini-Itinerary
  2. Cold Spring, NY Mini-Itinerary
  3. White Plains, NY Mini-Itinerary

Dutchess County

  1. Have a drink or two at Denning’s Point Distillery in Beacon, NY
  2.  Walking, riding, biking and roller skating over the Walkway over the Hudson
  3. A special afternoon at the Mt Gulian Spring Tea
  4. Taking a tour & hike at Bannerman Castle
  5. A Summer Tradition: the Dutchess County Fair
  6. A Guide to the Best of Dutchess County, NY
  7.  Hudson Valley Wing Wars VS Wing Fest
  8. Making an ornament at Hudson Beach Glass
  9. Hands-on fun at the Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum
  10. Exploring DIA:Beacon art and more
  11.  Spend a day exploring Beacon, NY
  12. Taking time to walk the grounds of Vanderbilt Mansion
  13. See the animals at Trevor Zoo in Millbrook, NY
The front of Vanderbilt Mansion in Hyde Park

Orange County

  1. Buy from local artisans at the Hudson Valley Farm & Flea
  2. Make Storm King Art Center your next Hudson Valley outing
  3. Newburgh Illuminated Festival combines music, art & food
  4.  The Best Things to do in Orange County, NY
  5. A Visit to the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor
  6. Hudson Valley Wing Wars VS Wing Fest
  7.  A Visit to the West Point Museum & Visitors Center
  8. Enjoy the Annual NY Renaissance Faire
  9. Explore the Activities at Bear Mountain State Park
  10. Spend an afternoon at Orange County Arboretum
  11. Visiting the Washington Headquarters State Historic Site

Putnam County

  1. A Guide to Putnam County, NY 
  2. Peace & Tranquility at Chuang Yen Monastery
Outdoor Bird and Skull Sculpture at Rockland Center for the Arts

Rockland County

  1. The Best 10 Things to do in Rockland County, NY
  2. How to best explore the Rockland Center for the Arts
  3. A Day of Entertainment at the Palisades Center Mall
  4. Activities at Bear Mountain State Park

Ulster County

  1. Things to See & Do in Ulster County, NY
  2. Benmarl Winery in Three Seasons
  3. How to Enjoy the Hudson Valley Rail Trail Winterfest
  4. Amazing Views at The Walkway over the Hudson
  5. Local Apples to Delicious Cider at Bad Seed Cider Co
  6. Enjoying The Falcon Springfest
  7. Produce, Honey & Soap at Damn Good Honey Farm
  8. Meet the animals that call Forsyth Nature Center their home
Lyndhurst Mansion is on the short list of Westchester Museums

Westchester County

  1. A Quick Guide of Westchester County, NY
  2. Art, History & Science at the Hudson River Museum
  3. Hands-on exploring at the Westchester Children’s Museum
  4. Stuart’s Fruit Farm: The Oldest Working farm in Westchester
  5. A Visit to Union Church of Pocantico Hills
  6. The Annual Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze
  7. Exploring the grounds of Untermyer Park & Gardens
  8. The Best Westchester Museums to visit