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holiday-craft-fairs Holiday Markets and Winter Craft Fairs to Visit in the Hudson ValleyHead to these Hudson Valley craft fairs and holiday markets to shop artisan goods, handmade gifts, and more from local makers.
soccer ball Tyler Adams Goes From Wappingers Falls to the World CupWappingers Falls native Tyler Adams is causing a sensation on the soccer field—and making his Hudson Valley hometown proud.
December Staatsburgh-Christmas-2018 An Insider’s Guide to December Events in the Hudson ValleyHudson River tourism directors share their top picks for places to go, sights to see, and things to do throughout the December holiday season.
Livingston manor day trip guide Livingston Manor Day Trip Guide: How to Spend 24 Hours in TownOn an adventure through Sullivan County, plan a day in Livingston Manor for charming boutiques and excellent dining.
Skiing in winter 15 Places for Ice Skating, Skiing, and Tubing in the Hudson ValleyThese are the best winter destinations to take in scenic views, explore snowy trails, and satisfy your inner thrill-seeker.
Holiday guest room Here’s How to Create the Perfect Guest Room for the HolidaysLocal design expert Melissa Cohen, of Context Interior Design + Color, shares her tips for creating the perfect guest room for the holidays.
lights Where to See the Brightest Holiday Lights in the Hudson ValleyChristmas fun awaits at these dazzling home light displays, community events, and new takes on Hudson Valley holiday traditions.
Hot Spiced Cider This Hot Apple Cider Recipe Is a Hudson Valley TreatEnjoy this cinnamon-and-clove-spiced hot cider with a seasonal recipe perfected by Wilkens Fruit & Fir Farm in Yorktown Heights.
hudson valley things to do Here’s What to Do in the Hudson Valley This WeekTwo holiday events in Westchester, a rock-'n'-roll showdown, and more top this week’s picks for things to do in the Hudson Valley.
YO1 Health & Longevity Resorts YO1 Resort Tempts With Meditative Escapes in the CatskillsYO1 Longevity & Health Resorts crafts wellness-centered vacations that feature Ayurveda, massages, naturopathy, and Hudson Valley views.
Tree-Lightings Get Lit at These Hudson Valley Tree Lighting CeremoniesStart the holiday season in the Hudson Valley with festive parades, mesmerizing firework displays, and tree lighting spectacles.
Black friday shopping in the Hudson Valley The Hottest Black Friday Deals in the Hudson ValleyShop select Hudson Valley stores for incredible holiday deals throughout Black Friday and into Thanksgiving weekend.
Christmas tree farm Pick Your Perfect Pine at a Hudson Valley Christmas Tree FarmFrom sky-high spruces to Charlie Brown classics, local farms have the loveliest evergreen trees to make the season merry and bright.
thanksgiving What Hudson Valley Chefs Make for Their Thanksgiving FeastsThree restaurateurs share what’s on the menu at their Thanksgiving celebrations, with recipes to help you recreate the dishes at home.
marlowe ales nyack rockland county Marlowe Artisanal Ales in Nyack Is All About the ExperienceNyack’s Main Street just got a little bit hoppier. Brewmaster Zac Ross enriches the Hudson Valley beer scene with his latest venture, Marlowe Ales.
Opus Spa in White Plains The Opus Spa Offers a Breath of Relaxation in the Hudson ValleyHead to White Plains to unwind in luxury at The Opus Spa, which delights guests with facials, massages, wellness treatments, and more.
Turkey Trots Run off Thanksgiving Dinner at These Hudson Valley Turkey TrotsMove along scenic Valley roads this Thanksgiving with these seasonal "turkey trot" races, plus a local parade.
Women in Business 2022 Meet Our 2022 Women in Business Award WinnersThis dynamic dozen exemplifies what it means to be high-achieving and stewards of our Hudson Valley region.
victorian show Troy’s Victorian Stroll Pays Homage to Hudson Valley HistoryIn Rensselaer County, Troy's annual Victorian Stroll harkens back to the city's Victoriana influences and industrial past.
Little North Market Little North Is a Treat for Foodies in Livingston ManorThis new Sullivan County market specializes in rotisserie chicken, seasonal sides, and artisanal local products.
The upstate table The Upstate Table Celebrates Culinary Creativity in KingstonOwner Rebecca Ffrench dishes on her Midtown Kingston culinary studio and its secret ingredients—togetherness and fun.
where to buy a christmas wreath Find Your Holiday Wreath at These Hudson Valley ShopsSpruce up your wreath game this season. We found five shops that offer creative alternatives to the traditional evergreen ring.
Thanksgiving takeout to-go Here’s Where to Order Thanksgiving Dinner in the Hudson ValleyLocal restaurants make it easy to bring home gourmet holiday treats, sides, and even whole turkeys without lifting a finger in the kitchen.
new paltz sunset What to Do in New Paltz: A 24-Hour Guide to the Creative HubUlster County's popular college town buzzes with community activities, restaurants, and breathtaking Hudson Valley views.
hudson valley cakes Diana Karklin Crafts Custom Cupcakes and Sweets From GoshenThis Goshen native takes baking to the next level with creatively delicious cakes, cookies, and more in the Hudson Valley.
American Gothic Dream Home This Union Vale Home Is an Open and Airy DelightA lush 10-acre property provided the perfect setting for a Union Vale couple's dream home—airy and open, yet warm and cozy. Talk about a work of art.
Shop local in the Hudson Valley Shop Local at These Hudson Valley Stores for the HolidaysBefore you endlessly scroll through Amazon searching for deals, know that the best gifts are just around the corner.
coffee table books for the holidays 5 Giftable Books, According to a Hudson Valley ExpertWe asked Ian Taras at Oblong Books of Millerton and Rhinebeck to recommend new, gift-worthy coffee table books. Here are five on his radar.
Dine-In-Thanksgiving-Hudson-Valley Enjoy Thanksgiving Dinner at These Hudson Valley RestaurantsHudson River restaurants serve up new takes on seasonal flavors alongside classic turkey dinners and pumpkin pie for the holiday.
Pre-wedding anxiety 5 Ways to Deal With Pre-Wedding Anxiety in the Hudson ValleyDoes the thought of walking down the aisle give you the jitters? Here's how to calm your nerves and conquer that pre-wedding anxiety.
Living in Goshen Goshen Offers Community and History in the Hudson ValleyEstablished in 1788, Goshen is as rich in history as its soil is fertile. With restaurants and shops galore, it's a delightful place to call home in the Hudson Valley.
holiday happenings 17 Hot Happenings in the Hudson Valley This DecemberTree lightings, a meet and greet with Santa, holiday treats, festive music, and The Nutcracker are a handful of festive happenings in December.
stay healthy in winter How to Stay Healthy in the Hudson Valley This WinterNow that it's cold and flu season (plus there's the continued risk of Covid), it's more important than ever to shore up your immune system.
sparkling wine Sparkling Wines to Savor for the Holidays in the Hudson ValleyWe quizzed Hudson Valley pros about worthy alternatives to Champagne, which can be pretty pricey. Check out these options.
Best Pizza New Paltz Best Pizza in New Paltz Has an Incredible BackstoryCIA graduate and "celebrity chef" Frank Pinello brings Brooklyn-style pies to New Paltz via his new shop, Best Pizza. Can it live up to the name?
chicken cacciatore This Chicken Cacciatore Recipe Is a Cozy, Decadent DinnerHudson Valley Chef Ric Orlando shares the secrets behind his mouthwatering chicken cacciatore dish that's perfect for fall and winter days.
Urban Cowboy Lodge Is a Luxury Wilderness Resort in the CatskillsRetreat to Big Indian's Urban Cowboy Lodge for hiking, soaking tubs, a holistic restaurant and bar, and absolutely no cell phone service.
java roasters 10 Hudson Valley Coffee Roasters for the Freshest BeansWhy settle for subpar java when the Hudson Valley is home to roasters who know how to make the best of every bean?
Tabla restaurant Tabla Is the Catskills-Chic Restaurant to Visit in TannersvilleWhat happens when a Brooklyn-based couple opens up a restaurant in the Catskills? The result is a family affair that's highly delicious.
goshen homes 2 Goshen Homes With Room for the Whole FamilyWould you go for the spacious equestrian property with acres of land or the picturesque Victorian abode in Goshen?
chicken soup Aunt Renee’s Chicken Soup Is the Ultimate Comfort FoodFeeling under the weather this season? Cook yourself a bowl of comfort in the form of this cozy chicken soup recipe from Julia Turshen.
Tea-Shops-Hudson-Valley Tour These Terrific Tea Rooms in the Hudson ValleyPut your pinkies out and visit local tea rooms for English breakfast and more paired with dainty pastries and bite-sized sandwiches.
Mindful eating 5 Tips to Practice Mindful Eating in the Hudson ValleyWith the holiday season around the corner in the Hudson Valley, a local health coach dishes on how to start eating with intention.
stacy garcia tablescape How to Create a Holiday Tablescape in the Hudson ValleySo, it’s your turn to host the holidays again? Make your holiday tablescape memorable with these creative tips from a local designer.
veteran's day event These Veterans Day Events Honor Heroes in the Hudson ValleyHudson Valley towns remember those who bravely served our country at these ceremonies, dedications, parades, and special events.
Eastwind Hotel & Bar Eastwind Hotel Tempts With Hillside Retreats in the CatskillsScandinavian elegance and Hudson Valley charm are the name of the game at the boutique hotel and bar near Windham Mountain.
kaaterskill falls catskill hike Hiking in the Catskills: A Beginner’s Guide to Hudson Valley TreksWant to explore the gorgeous Catskill trails but have no clue where to start? Here’s a step-by-step hiking guide for beginners.
Thanksgiving tablescape 7 Thanksgiving Tablescapes to Set the Scene in the Hudson ValleyJust in time for the holiday, get inspired by these beautiful tablescapes in designs and hues that match every home aesthetic.
Vegan Thanksgiving Recipes 3 Vegan Thanksgiving Recipes for Your Hudson Valley TableA Hudson Valley food blogger offers a fresh take on gravy, spicy meatballs, and crispy Brussels sprouts to make your mouth water.
Yoga Studios Hudson Valley Get Your “Om” on at These Hudson Valley Yoga StudiosPerfect your downward dog, test your balance in crow pose, and breathe better at these calming Hudson Valley yoga studios.
RBW Factory RBW’s New Kingston Location Shines Bright in the Hudson ValleyRBW, an independent lighting design and manufacturing brand, just expanded in a big way with a new location in Kingston.
Thanksgiving-Fire-Safety Fire Safety Tips for Thanksgiving Cooking in the Hudson ValleyFollow these tips from the Firemen's Association of the State of New York to ensure a safe, accident-free Thanksgiving in the Hudson Valley.
storm king What to Do During a Day Trip to Storm King Art CenterMake the most of your Storm King Art Center day trip with stops around Cornwall and the riverside village of Cornwall-on-Hudson.
home thanksgiving 18 Steps to Spruce up Your Hudson Valley Home for ThanksgivingThis holiday season, use these accessible and affordable tricks to give your Hudson Valley home a thoroughly festive atmosphere.
Give yourself the gift of catering for the holidays: Villa BorgheseThe Holiday Season and The Villa Borghese are synonymous for bringing together family, friends and colleagues to enjoy the finest cuisine surrounded with elegance and holiday cheer. Enjoy their small business holiday party inside their ballroom. Don’t miss brunch with Santa, a must for the kids. And celebrate the new year at The Villa’s annual […]
Treat your guests to the Original NY-Style BBQ: Smoky Rock BBQWith the holiday season approaching, treat your guests to our Original NY Style BBQ. With passion, we crafted our own authentic recipes, rubs, and artisan flavors highlighted through exclusively wood-smoked meats that you will find at our location in the Village of Rhinebeck. With a variety of packages for both in-house dining and take-out, we […]
Make your holidays extra special: The RoundhouseCelebrate your holidays with us! Host a private dinner for up to 80 seated guests in our main dining room overlooking the falls or choose our fireside lounge for a holiday cocktail party! Our event managers are ready to help you plan the perfect gathering. Contact our team directly at info@roundhousebeacon.com for more details. Be sure […]
Get your holiday party started: Hal Prince Music & EntertainmentFor over 50 years, one name remains synonymous with spectacular and successful events — Hal Prince. They make the music that makes your event! Hal Prince Music & Entertainment is the premier family-owned, full-service music and entertainment company serving the tri-state area. Co-owners Jill Prince and her brother, Jay, continue the legacy of their father […]
Say goodbye to holiday stress: Gracie’s LuncheonetteDon’t let holiday cooking stress you out! Take advantage of the offerings from your local restaurants and bakeries so that you can spend the holiday enjoying time with family and friends. Gracie’s offers special-order bakery items at all times of the year — and especially during the holiday season! We offer fresh donuts, cookies, cake […]
Spend the holidays with fun, comfort, and farm fresh food: Vanikiotis GroupThanksgiving is just weeks away. Let us help take the pressure off and allow you to have a peaceful, enjoyable holiday. Order your holiday pies, cakes, and cookies from one of our in-house bakeries. Bring your family in on Thanksgiving Day and enjoy a delicious turkey dinner with all the traditional side dishes.  Or…order your […]
Indulge your senses: City Winery Hudson ValleyIt’s holiday time — time to indulge your senses. With its signature blend of music, food, and wine, City Winery is the perfect space for celebrating with a unique high-end culinary and cultural experience. By combining a fully functioning winery with intimate experiences and fine dining, City Winery offers a compelling venue for sophisticated foodies […]
Details make for a perfect party: Charlotte’sCharlotte’s knows that that every party is unique and requires individual attention. Whether we’re catering at your place or ours, our team will pay scrupulous attention to every detail and make your party a success in every way. We pride ourselves on friendly service and “food that dreams are made of.” Charlotte’s 4258 Rte 44 […]
Don’t stress the holidays: Pamela’s Traveling FeastDon’t stress the holidays. However you celebrate the season, the holidays should be fun, exciting and filled with joy. Pamela’s Traveling Feast can take care of your celebration details, so you can relax and enjoy your guests. Whether you choose to host your gathering at Pamela’s on the Hudson restaurant with its warm and inviting […]
Choose the wow factor: The Abbey Inn & SpaHost your event in an enchanted retreat. Set at the gateway to the Hudson Highlands in Peekskill, The Abbey Inn & Spa is nestled on a hillside overlooking the Hudson River. The boutique hotel welcomes visitors with distinctive guest rooms and suites, stunning meeting and event settings, serene gardens, a tranquil spa and fitness center, […]
Wylder Windham Wylder Windham Is a Mountainside Escape in the Hudson ValleyWith a prime location near Hunter and Windham Mountains, Wylder delights with creekside views and top-tier dining.
Sun-Loving-Houseplants Brighten Your Hudson Valley Home With Sun-Loving HouseplantsDevelop your green thumb indoors with easy-to-care-for houseplants that bring life and color into any room in the Hudson Valley.
november An Insider’s Guide to November Events in the Hudson ValleyHudson River tourism directors share their top picks for places to go, sights to see, and things to do throughout November.
Pumpkin chocolate chip cookies Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies Keep Fall Flavors Alive All YearEveryone’s favorite cookie gets an extra boost from delicious pumpkin with this fall-themed dessert staple in the Hudson Valley.
hiking 11 Under-the-Radar and Fan-Favorite Hudson Valley HikesWhether you want a quieter hike or a trek with a view of one of the Valley's magnificent waterfalls, you'll find the perfect escape here.
5 Eateries to Check out This Hudson Valley Restaurant WeekLocal foodie favorites bring seasonal flavors and prix fixe price points. Have you reserved a table for Hudson Valley Restaurant Week yet?
spa Feel Refreshed at These Spas in the Hudson ValleySit back and relax with a much-needed massage or a full weekend of masks and treatments at these Hudson Valley spas and wellness centers.
Hudson Valley makeup This Hudson Valley Makeup Palette Is a Beauty Must-HaveNomad Cosmetics takes the colors of fall in the Hudson Valley and transforms them into a lustworthy makeup collection.
Garden-Cold Prep Your Garden for Cold Weather in the Hudson ValleyHilltop Hanover shares advice to get your garden ready for the arrival of chilly weather – and that first frost – in the Hudson Valley.
albany, capitol region, capitol building What to Do in Albany: A 24-Hour Guide to the Capital RegionAs the capital of New York State, Albany shines as a cultural beacon in the Hudson Valley with great food and tons to do.
Get Festive Crafting These 6 Fall Garlands in the Hudson ValleyFall decorating gets an easy upgrade with festive garlands that are a breeze to make with the family in the Hudson Valley.
Pumpkin picking Hit These Hudson Valley Farms for Prime Pumpkin PickingLooking for a local pumpkin patch? These U-pick experiences throughout the Hudson River region have gourds galore — and more!
Dalgona-Coffee-PSL-Cover Try This Pumpkin Dalgona Coffee From a Hudson Valley FoodieTop your pumpkin spice lattes with whipped Dalgona coffee, using this vegan recipe from Hudson Valley food blogger Kaitlin Magno.
2 Hudson Valley Towns Named Among Most Beautiful in AmericaA leading voice in interior design and landscaping, Architectural Digest, counts two Hudson Valley towns among the most beautiful in America.
Art Centers 16 Museums & Cultural Centers to Visit in the Hudson ValleyLove all things arts and culture? This autumn, head to these top museums and cultural centers for inspiring exhibits in the Hudson Valley.
Pleasant Valley Pleasant Valley Is an Ideal Hometown for Outdoors LoversWith outdoor attractions galore and a charming Main Street, Pleasant Valley tempts with creekside charm in the Hudson Valley.
pie How to Make Perfect Pie Crust, According to a Hudson Valley ProPlanning your holiday menus already? If pie is on the roster, get ready to bake up a storm with these tips from a top Hudson Valley chef.
hiking Body Liberation Hiking Club Treks Across the Hudson ValleyOne Hudson Valley editor joined a body-positive hiking group that she discovered on social media—and it changed her life.
old fashioned This Old Fashioned Cocktail Tastes Like Fall in the Hudson ValleyIf an Old Fashioned is your go-to drink, switch it up (slightly) for fall with this scrumptious rendition from Roost in Sparkill.
hot november happenings Hot November Happenings to Check out in the Hudson ValleyThere are plenty of fun-filled happenings in the Hudson Valley this month to get you ready for the upcoming holiday season.
angie's Angie’s Bake Shop & Café Is a Sweet Spot in Cold SpringPowered by a love of baking, Angie's Bake Shop & Café tempts visitors with cookies, sandwiches, and more in Putnam County.
purchasing pleasant valley homes 2 Pleasant Valley Homes With Beautiful Outdoor SpacesThese two gorgeous Pleasant Valley homes are move-in-ready and offer amazing outdoor living space in the Hudson Valley.
maple pecan This Sticky Maple Pecan Pie Recipe Is a Crowd FavoriteLooking for the perfect pie for Thanksgiving, an autumnal dinner party, or just because? This sticky maple pecan pie does the trick.
Homespun Foods Is a Scrumptious Dining Destination in BeaconA mainstay in Beacon, Homespun Foods delights from a.m. to p.m. with tempting bowls, sandwiches, and a stellar wine list.
top doctors These Are the Top Doctors in the Hudson Valley in 2022The Hudson Valley is home to exceptional healthcare. We are proud to present our annual list of the best physicians in the region—574 in all.
Mundane in Cold Spring Mundane Does Custom Candle-Making in Cold SpringLove burning a candle at home? Head to Mundane in Cold Spring to create a one-of-a-kind candle that's unique to you.
mushrooms This Wild Mushroom-Potato-Onion Tart Is an All-Day TreatFrom breakfast to dinner, this wild mushroom-potato-onion tart recipe by Melina Hammer satisfies every craving.
Danny Gurniak The College Tour Ramapo College Valley Native Danny Gurniak Stars in an Amazon Prime SeriesA star is born, and he dons a Ramapo College sweatshirt. Valley native Danny Gurniak appears in The College Tour on Amazon Prime.
almond tart Make This Vegan Black Currant & Almond Tart for DessertWhen you're in the mood for a sweet treat with a healthy twist, this vegan black currant and almond tart is here to please.
funkins pumpkins Make These Easy No-Carve Pumpkins (or Funkins) With the KidsWith a few simple tools, you (and the kids) can create several decorative funkins to keep for many Halloweens in the Hudson Valley to come.
thomas cole Inside Thomas Cole’s Rise to Fame With the Hudson River SchoolPrior to becoming one of the Hudson River School's most acclaimed artists, Thomas Cole was a self-taught painter exploring the Valley.
great hospitals Montefiore Nyack Hospital Helped Save This Hudson Valley ManWhen a champion athlete had a heart attack, Montefiore Nyack Hospital’s physicians and cardiopulmonary rehab program saw him through a marathon recovery.