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hudson valley things to do Here’s What to Do in the Hudson Valley This WeekA scavenger hunt throughout the region, a honky-tonk singer in Pine Plains, and more top this week’s picks for things to do in the Hudson Valley.
farms animals 10 Hudson Valley Farms, Sanctuaries, and Zoos to Visit AnimalsTreat the kids to a fun-filled day visiting ducks, cows, peacocks, and more at these 10 farms, zoos, and sanctuaries around the region.
Powerhouse Theater What to Catch at Vassar’s Powerhouse Theater This SummerHead to Vassar College for a riveting season of musicals, plays, and readings by talented actors and playwrights in Poughkeepsie.
hidden corners Explore These Hidden Corners of the Hudson ValleyThink you've explored every corner of the Hudson Valley? Here are a few locations in the area you may not have explored quite yet.
spring concerts Bookmark These Exciting Concerts in the Hudson Valley This SpringEmbrace the warmer weather with family and friends at these top-tier concerts held at some of the Hudson Valley's most beloved venues.
Bradstan standard room The Eldred Preserve Does Forest Escapes and Farm-to-Table DiningSituated on an expansive, 600-acre plot in Sullivan County, The Eldred Preserve invites guests to dine, explore, and unwind.
Bowling alleys Score Spares and Strikes at Hudson Valley Bowling AlleysNo matter your skill level, the Hudson Valley has adventure-filled bowling alleys in every county for unforgettable days with friends and family.
Wild Hudson Valley Eco Camp Dive Into Nature at the Wild Hudson Valley Eco CampLed by Wild Hudson Valley, the eco-conscious camp offers nature-focused programming that celebrates the beauty of the region.
Two hikers. A Beginner’s Guide to Tackling the Hudson Valley’s TrailsReady to take your workout off the road and onto the trails? Making the switch offers new obstacles, challenges, and rewards—including breathtaking Hudson Valley views.
20 Weekend Getaway Destinations Right Here in the Hudson ValleyThis may be our first normal summer in quite some time (fingers crossed) and there's no better way to celebrate than heading to one of these 20 retreats.
Retro motels These Recently Renovated Hudson Valley Motels Are So Retro-ChicPlanning a staycation in the Hudson Valley? These recently renovated motels are modern, affordable, and great for groups.
hudson valley trails 6 Hudson Valley Trails for Hikers of All Experience LevelsWhether you're a newbie to the local hiking scene or an avid hiker, there's a trail on this list that will satisfy every outdoor adventure.
Classes. Photo courtesy of Clay Art Center 20 Activities and Classes to Learn Something New in the Hudson ValleyWhether you try pottery or attend a cooking workshop, you'll love learning something new at these Hudson Valley classes.
skateparks Your Guide to Skateparks in the Hudson ValleyLooking for a place to skate? The Hudson Valley is home to numerous skateparks for the novice and the expert skater alike.
Rail Trails Bike, Run, or Walk Your Way Along the Hudson Valley’s Rail TrailsTake a break to unwind during a scenic trek along the rail trails that wind their way along glistening lakes and over lush, local hillsides.
May events An Insider’s Guide to May 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 month of May.
The cast of HVSF's 2021 production of The Tempest. Photo by T. Charles Erickson, courtesy of Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival See Romeo & Juliet and More at Hudson Valley Shakespeare FestivalAfter saying goodbye to Boscobel, Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival is ready for a season like no other at its new home in Garrison.
summer camps autism 7 Summer Camps for Kids and Teens With Autism in the Hudson ValleyKids with special needs from Westchester up to Albany will love crafting, creating, and playing at these summer programs.
rs/vp RS/VP Offers Pop-up Concerts for the Community in KingstonThe secret is out—Really Secret/Very Public brings fun, super-affordable pop-up concerts that showcase local talents to Kingston.
Bookmark These Hudson Valley Happenings in MayFrom a street fair in Suffern and a beer fest in Bethel to an arts and crafts fair in New Paltz, there's so much to do this month.
Welcome to Night Vale Is a Creepy, Quirky, Hudson Valley PodcastA top podcast that exports listeners into a crazy universe of conspiracies and oddities is created right here in the Hudson Valley.
food festivals 10 Hudson Valley Food Festivals to Chow Down at This SpringBreak out the napkins, Hudson Valley!  Mark your calendars for burgers, beer, strawberries, and more at the region’s tastiest culinary fests.
Ashokan Rail Trail An Insider’s Guide to April 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 month of April.
Easter-Egg-Hunts-Hudson-Valley The Kids Will Love These Hudson Valley Easter Egg HuntsLet the little ones run loose at these festive Easter egg hunts and dyeing parties at local farms, orchards, parks, and more.
Ogle Larger-Than-Life Art at Sculpture Parks in the Hudson ValleyPack your camera and slip on comfortable walking shoes to explore outdoor art at these picturesque al fresco sculpture centers along the Hudson River.
april events 14 Excellent Events Happening in the Hudson Valley in AprilThere's so much to do in the Hudson Valley in April, from outdoor sculpture sessions for kids in Ossining to live music in Woodstock. 
craft fair Spring Into the Season at Hudson Valley Craft Fairs and FestivalsSpend sunny afternoons perusing unique finds at these local antique markets, craft fairs, and open-air festivals in the Hudson Valley.
St Patrick's Day Events in the Hudson Valley Your Guide to St. Patrick’s Day Parades and Events in the Hudson ValleyThere's no better place to celebrate the luck o' the Irish in the Hudson Valley than at one of these parades, concerts, and pub crawls.
Womens-History-Month-Val-Kill Visit These Hudson Valley Sites to Celebrate Women’s HistoryVisit these local spots to learn about the lives and achievements of the Hudson Valley women who helped to shape the nation.
Horse rider and horse. An Equestrian’s Guide to Horseback Riding in the Hudson ValleyWhether you want to learn to ride like a pro or simply mosey along a trail, this stable of local resources will get you going straight out of the gate.
March events An Insider’s Guide to March 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 month of March.
Concert 17 Stellar Events to Bookmark in the Hudson Valley This MarchA pizza workshop in Hillsdale, an Irish cabaret show in New Paltz, a comedy night in Elmsford, and more are highlights this month.
Gather Greene 9 Places to Take a Romantic Staycation in the Hudson ValleyOvernight with your sweetie at one of the region's breathtaking bed & breakfasts, hotels, and inns with dreamy interiors and gorgeous views.
Iceland-Stewart-International-Airport Every Flight Available From Newburgh’s Stewart International AirportStewart International Airport provides nonstop flights to Iceland, Florida, South Carolina, and other destinations out of the Hudson Valley.
Julia-Whitney-Barnes---studio-view-2 This Hudson Valley Artist Draws Inspiration From Natural SurroundingsMultimedia artist Julia Whitney Barnes creates masterpieces using cyanotype techniques and unique materials like plants and bricks.
Escape home ESCAPE Vacations Are Tiny Hotspots for Hudson Valley GetawaysThey may be little in terms of square footage, but ESCAPE Homes are big on minimalist vacation vibes throughout the Hudson Valley.
Valentines-Day-Date-Ideas-Hiking 20 Great Date Ideas and Romantic Experiences in the Hudson ValleyTreat your special someone to a romantic night out or in with one of these unexpected, unforgettable dates along the Hudson River.
Groundhog Day Did You Know These 10 Facts About the History of Groundhog Day?Learn more about Punxsutawney Phil, the infamous groundhog weather forecaster who determines how long winter will last.
February events An Insider’s Guide to February 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 month of February.
John Mayer. february happenings 16 Stellar Happenings in the Hudson Valley This FebruaryA John Mayer concert in Albany, an artistic event at Vassar College, a Jimi Hendrix experience in Peekskill, and more top our list.
The Gilded Age in Troy, hudson valley TV The Hudson Valley Draws Record Number of Film and TV ProductionsMindy Kaling, Amy Schumer, and other Hollywood stars hit the Hudson Valley region to film scenes in upcoming movie and TV projects.
Getaway Tempts With Tiny Cabin Escapes and No Wi-Fi in the CatskillsWith locations in both the eastern and western Catskills, Getaway is a dream destination to reflect and recharge in nature.
Winter-Hiking-Checklist What to Bring With You on Hudson Valley Hikes This WinterThis winter hiking checklist will make sure you are safe, warm, and ready to tackle Hudson Valley trails all season long.
Sun-Mountain-Studios-BRIGHTSIDE The Lumineers Recorded Their New Album at This Hudson Valley StudioSun Mountain Studios in Boiceville draws artists like Shania Twain and The Lumineers to make records while overlooking the Ashokan.
Winter hikes 5 Hudson Valley Trails That Are Perfect for Winter HikesBundle up and hit the trails for cold-weather Hudson Valley hiking in the Catskills, Shawangunks, and across local state parks.
January events An Insider’s Guide to January 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 month of January.
Millbrook-Day-Trip What to Do in Millbrook: Spend a Peaceful Weekend in This Hidden GemThis quaint Hudson Valley getaway has a strong sense of community that draws visitors to its weekend activities and local restaurants.
Inness, Photo by Adrian Gaut 4 Stunning New Hudson Valley Getaways Made for Natural EscapesThese new and soon-to-be-open Hudson Valley getaways are perfect for those who want to be one with nature. If your idea of heaven is staying in a luxe cabin or Adirondack-style lodge with gorgeous scenery, an upscale spa, and plenty of outdoor activities, we suggest you book right now.
First day hike Where to Take a First Day Hike in the Hudson ValleyStart the new year on the right foot — literally — with a picturesque January 1 hike at one of these local New York State parks.
Wanda Sykes January The Hottest Hudson Valley Happenings to Bookmark in JanuaryFrom a Newburgh drag brunch to winter art weekends and seasonal shopping, there's so much to do in the Valley this month.
Skiing at Hunter Mountain | Photo courtesy of Hunter Mountain How to Make the Most of Winter in the Hudson ValleyStop moping about the cold days and get out there! Here are dozens of fun ways to make the most of everyone’s least favorite time of year.
Skiing in winter 14 Places to Go 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.
Dutch's spirits in Pine Plains A Day Trip to Pine Plains: 24 Hours in the Dutchess County TownLeave the hustle and bustle of city life behind in favor of country living with top-tier dining and history galore in the Hudson Valley.
New-Years-Eve-Hudson-Valley Here’s Where to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in the Hudson ValleyAs the Hudson Valley celebrates the arrival of 2022, New Year's Eve festivities abound at local restaurants, hotels, breweries, and more.
BTS. The Dia:Beacon Museum, United States of America. Can You Guess Which BTS Star Visited Dia:Beacon?In case you missed it: the leader of BTS visited Dia:Beacon. Our resident ARMY and editor traces his steps and favorite pieces.
Love-Velma-Live-Music This Ellenville Airbnb Is Also an Underground Jazz Club in the GunksUpstate Mod House and basement jazz club Love, Velma curate a retro experience with live music and craft cocktails in the Hudson Valley.
Saugerties Lighthouse What to Do in Saugerties: How to Spend 24 Hours in the VillageWith charming shops, gourmet eateries, and serene views, Saugerties is a dream day trip destination in the Hudson Valley.
erdajt Marvel at the Hudson Valley’s ERDAJT Holiday Lights DisplayThousands of dazzling lights sparkle and shine to the beat of holiday tunes at Lagrangeville's world-record-holding ERDAJT holiday light display.
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.
Sinterklaas-Starlight-Parade-Seven-Sisters-(2) Sinterklaas Brings Dutch Tradition and Christmas Revelry to RhinebeckDive into the culture of Rhinebeck's Sinterklaas, a traditional Dutch Christmas festival and celebration with live music, parades, and more.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Troutbeck-Cover-1 Troutbeck Retreats Showcase the Natural Allure of the Hudson ValleyThis romantic retreat for writers boasts breathtaking country views, luxurious amenities, and a fresh culinary program in Amenia.
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.
festive december events 5 Fun and Festive Events in the Hudson Valley This DecemberFrom holiday mansion tours and light shows to seasonal concerts and more, these winter events in the Hudson Valley will lift your spirits.
Warwick-Day-Trip-Guide Daniel Case What to Do in Warwick: A 24-Hour Guide to Food and FunWith delicious food, artisanal wineries, and shoppable streets, the lively Orange County town of Warwick is perfect for a day trip.
volunteer smiling with a dog Volunteering in the Hudson Valley: Where to Lend a HandWant to do some good in the Hudson Valley? Donate your time by giving back and volunteering at these local nonprofits and organizations.
Novel gift ideas 3 Novel Gift Ideas for the Hudson Valley Book Lovers in Your LifeWe asked a few of our favorite Hudson Valley bookstore owners for their recommendations on what to gift the readers in your circle.
Cedar Lakes Estate Cedar Lakes Estate Crafts Magical Winter Escapes in the Hudson ValleyThe 500-acre private retreat in Orange County welcomes overnight guests for getaways filled with ice skating, s’mores, and more.
Veterans-Day-Hudson-Valley 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.
Rhinebeck-Day-Trip-DC Here’s How to Spend a Relaxing Weekend in RhinebeckThe historic Hudson Valley town packs boutique shopping, gourmet eats, and cultural to-dos in just a few square blocks in Dutchess County.
November-Insiders-Guide 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.
YO1 Health Resort YO1 Health Resort Tempts With Meditative Escapes in the CatskillsThe destination resort crafts wellness-centered vacations that feature Ayurveda, massages, naturopathy, and Hudson Valley views.
Michelson-Studios-at-iPark-Exterior Soundstages and the Hudson Valley’s First Backlot Are Coming to iPark 84Lights! Camera! Action! Michelson Studios at iPark announces construction of eight soundstages and a Hollywood-sized backlot.
TikTok GhoulPlease This Hudson Valley TikTok Star Explores the Region’s Spookiest SitesNyack resident Brittany Petronella runs TikTok account "GhoulPlease" and covers everything from hidden cemeteries to haunted houses.
fall foliage 8 Outstanding Places to Spot Fall Foliage in the Hudson ValleyTake your upstate leaf-peeping experience to the next level with picturesque views and rainbow-hued panoramas along the Hudson River.
November events 6 Terrific Things to Do in the Hudson Valley in NovemberA new art center in Hopewell Junction, a holiday market in Albany, and Hudson Valley Restaurant Week kick off the festivities.
catskills hiking Hiking in the Catskills: A Beginner’s Guide to the 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.
Catskills vacation. Photo by Krisztina Crane Vacation in the Catskills at These Dreamy Hudson Valley EscapesIn the foothills of Greene and Ulster counties, these Catskills vacations—perfect for foodies and adventurers—should be on your bucket list.
Autocamp catskills AutoCamp Catskills Brings Airstream Overnights to the Hudson ValleyWith a prime location near Saugerties and Woodstock, AutoCamp takes outdoor overnights to the next level in scenic Ulster County.
Haunted-Houses-and-Attractions-Hudson-Valley Boo! These Haunted Hudson Valley Attractions Bring the ScaresBrave these haunted houses and scream parks for chilling Halloween fun, but beware zombies, vampires, and spooky corn fields.
Fishkill day trip What to Do in Fishkill: A Day Trip Guide to the Dutchess County TownThe Hudson Valley locale invites exploration with historic sites, a thriving restaurant row, and activities that the whole family will love.
Family-Fun-on-Farms What to Do on Hudson Valley Farms Besides Apple PickingWhen the orchard visit is through, there's plenty on the Hudson Valley's picturesque farms to keep you and the kids entertained all weekend.
Halloween-Events Celebrate Halloween in the Hudson Valley at These Spooktacular EventsCount down to All Hallows' Eve with haunted houses, ghoulish gatherings, and jack-o-lanterns galore throughout 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!
fall hikes, Franny Reese State Park 20 Breathtaking Fall Hikes to Take in the Hudson ValleyAs the leaves begin to drift on down in the Hudson Valley, throw on your hiking gear and hit a local trail to get moving and savor the fall foliage.
Soukup Farms, october events An Insider’s Guide to October Events in the Hudson ValleyHudson River tourism directors share their top picks for places to go, sights to see, and things to do throughout October.
Corn Mazes Hudson Valley These Hudson Valley Corn Mazes Are A-Maize-ing in AutumnDo you have what it takes to find your way through the local labyrinths? There's usually an apple cider donut waiting at the end.
Great Jack o Lantern Blaze The Hudson Valley’s Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze Is SpooktacularHistoric Hudson Valley unveils pumpkin-filled exhibits and jack-o-lanterns galore while creating a thrilling destination that's safe for all.
Foxhole Still The 7 Films You Should Catch During the Woodstock Film FestivalThe Hudson Valley's beloved Woodstock Film Festival spotlights upcoming and talented filmmakers in upstate New York and beyond.
S.U.N.F.A.R.M. aerial photo looking south-east, July 7 2007 Claverack’s S.U.N.F.A.R.M. Uses the Hudson Valley as a Natural CanvasDr. Daniela Bertol developed S.U.N.F.A.R.M., an experimental land-art initiative, for meditation guided by nature in Columbia County.
Opus, Westchester The Opus, Westchester Infuses Hotel Retreats With Luxury in White PlainsWith a cocktail bar in the lobby, fine dining on the top floor, and thoughtful touches at every corner, the Autograph Collection hotel takes overnights to the next level in the Hudson Valley.
Fall Food Festivals These Hudson Valley Fall Food Festivals Showcase the Local HarvestSample local specials, sip craft beers, and taste award-winning wines at these fall-themed food and drink events across the Hudson Valley.
Seminary Hill Cidery Seminary Hill Cidery Pours Cider With Heritage in the Southern CatskillsDiscover Callicoon’s Seminary Hill, a Hudson Valley cidery complete with bountiful orchards, farm-fresh menus, and homey accommodations.
Visit Field + Supply’s MRKT in Kingston, open October 8–10. Photo courtesy of Field + Supply. Field + Supply Is a Modern Twist on a Craft Fair in KingstonAfter a two-year hiatus, the Hudson Valley craft fair returns to the Ulster County riverfront for a weekend of crafting and shopping.
legoland Legoland New York Is a Fun-Filled Family Getaway in GoshenWith rides and interactive experiences galore, the new Legoland park and hotel is a must for families in the Hudson Valley.
gohtam bike tours Explore the Empire State Trail With Gotham Bike ToursCyclists on Gotham Bike Tours can revel in fall foliage in the Hudson Valley while exploring the region during fun biking excursions. 
hudson valley things to do Here’s What to Do in the Hudson Valley This WeekA scavenger hunt throughout the region, a honky-tonk singer in Pine Plains, and more top this week’s picks for things to do in the Hudson Valley.
farms animals 10 Hudson Valley Farms, Sanctuaries, and Zoos to Visit AnimalsTreat the kids to a fun-filled day visiting ducks, cows, peacocks, and more at these 10 farms, zoos, and sanctuaries around the region.
Powerhouse Theater What to Catch at Vassar’s Powerhouse Theater This SummerHead to Vassar College for a riveting season of musicals, plays, and readings by talented actors and playwrights in Poughkeepsie.
hidden corners Explore These Hidden Corners of the Hudson ValleyThink you've explored every corner of the Hudson Valley? Here are a few locations in the area you may not have explored quite yet.
spring concerts Bookmark These Exciting Concerts in the Hudson Valley This SpringEmbrace the warmer weather with family and friends at these top-tier concerts held at some of the Hudson Valley's most beloved venues.
Bradstan standard room The Eldred Preserve Does Forest Escapes and Farm-to-Table DiningSituated on an expansive, 600-acre plot in Sullivan County, The Eldred Preserve invites guests to dine, explore, and unwind.
Bowling alleys Score Spares and Strikes at Hudson Valley Bowling AlleysNo matter your skill level, the Hudson Valley has adventure-filled bowling alleys in every county for unforgettable days with friends and family.
Wild Hudson Valley Eco Camp Dive Into Nature at the Wild Hudson Valley Eco CampLed by Wild Hudson Valley, the eco-conscious camp offers nature-focused programming that celebrates the beauty of the region.
Two hikers. A Beginner’s Guide to Tackling the Hudson Valley’s TrailsReady to take your workout off the road and onto the trails? Making the switch offers new obstacles, challenges, and rewards—including breathtaking Hudson Valley views.
20 Weekend Getaway Destinations Right Here in the Hudson ValleyThis may be our first normal summer in quite some time (fingers crossed) and there's no better way to celebrate than heading to one of these 20 retreats.
Retro motels These Recently Renovated Hudson Valley Motels Are So Retro-ChicPlanning a staycation in the Hudson Valley? These recently renovated motels are modern, affordable, and great for groups.
hudson valley trails 6 Hudson Valley Trails for Hikers of All Experience LevelsWhether you're a newbie to the local hiking scene or an avid hiker, there's a trail on this list that will satisfy every outdoor adventure.
Classes. Photo courtesy of Clay Art Center 20 Activities and Classes to Learn Something New in the Hudson ValleyWhether you try pottery or attend a cooking workshop, you'll love learning something new at these Hudson Valley classes.
skateparks Your Guide to Skateparks in the Hudson ValleyLooking for a place to skate? The Hudson Valley is home to numerous skateparks for the novice and the expert skater alike.
Rail Trails Bike, Run, or Walk Your Way Along the Hudson Valley’s Rail TrailsTake a break to unwind during a scenic trek along the rail trails that wind their way along glistening lakes and over lush, local hillsides.
May events An Insider’s Guide to May 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 month of May.
The cast of HVSF's 2021 production of The Tempest. Photo by T. Charles Erickson, courtesy of Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival See Romeo & Juliet and More at Hudson Valley Shakespeare FestivalAfter saying goodbye to Boscobel, Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival is ready for a season like no other at its new home in Garrison.
summer camps autism 7 Summer Camps for Kids and Teens With Autism in the Hudson ValleyKids with special needs from Westchester up to Albany will love crafting, creating, and playing at these summer programs.
rs/vp RS/VP Offers Pop-up Concerts for the Community in KingstonThe secret is out—Really Secret/Very Public brings fun, super-affordable pop-up concerts that showcase local talents to Kingston.
Bookmark These Hudson Valley Happenings in MayFrom a street fair in Suffern and a beer fest in Bethel to an arts and crafts fair in New Paltz, there's so much to do this month.
Welcome to Night Vale Is a Creepy, Quirky, Hudson Valley PodcastA top podcast that exports listeners into a crazy universe of conspiracies and oddities is created right here in the Hudson Valley.
food festivals 10 Hudson Valley Food Festivals to Chow Down at This SpringBreak out the napkins, Hudson Valley!  Mark your calendars for burgers, beer, strawberries, and more at the region’s tastiest culinary fests.
Ashokan Rail Trail An Insider’s Guide to April 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 month of April.
Easter-Egg-Hunts-Hudson-Valley The Kids Will Love These Hudson Valley Easter Egg HuntsLet the little ones run loose at these festive Easter egg hunts and dyeing parties at local farms, orchards, parks, and more.
Ogle Larger-Than-Life Art at Sculpture Parks in the Hudson ValleyPack your camera and slip on comfortable walking shoes to explore outdoor art at these picturesque al fresco sculpture centers along the Hudson River.
april events 14 Excellent Events Happening in the Hudson Valley in AprilThere's so much to do in the Hudson Valley in April, from outdoor sculpture sessions for kids in Ossining to live music in Woodstock. 
craft fair Spring Into the Season at Hudson Valley Craft Fairs and FestivalsSpend sunny afternoons perusing unique finds at these local antique markets, craft fairs, and open-air festivals in the Hudson Valley.
St Patrick's Day Events in the Hudson Valley Your Guide to St. Patrick’s Day Parades and Events in the Hudson ValleyThere's no better place to celebrate the luck o' the Irish in the Hudson Valley than at one of these parades, concerts, and pub crawls.
Womens-History-Month-Val-Kill Visit These Hudson Valley Sites to Celebrate Women’s HistoryVisit these local spots to learn about the lives and achievements of the Hudson Valley women who helped to shape the nation.
Horse rider and horse. An Equestrian’s Guide to Horseback Riding in the Hudson ValleyWhether you want to learn to ride like a pro or simply mosey along a trail, this stable of local resources will get you going straight out of the gate.
March events An Insider’s Guide to March 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 month of March.
Concert 17 Stellar Events to Bookmark in the Hudson Valley This MarchA pizza workshop in Hillsdale, an Irish cabaret show in New Paltz, a comedy night in Elmsford, and more are highlights this month.
Gather Greene 9 Places to Take a Romantic Staycation in the Hudson ValleyOvernight with your sweetie at one of the region's breathtaking bed & breakfasts, hotels, and inns with dreamy interiors and gorgeous views.
Iceland-Stewart-International-Airport Every Flight Available From Newburgh’s Stewart International AirportStewart International Airport provides nonstop flights to Iceland, Florida, South Carolina, and other destinations out of the Hudson Valley.
Julia-Whitney-Barnes---studio-view-2 This Hudson Valley Artist Draws Inspiration From Natural SurroundingsMultimedia artist Julia Whitney Barnes creates masterpieces using cyanotype techniques and unique materials like plants and bricks.
Escape home ESCAPE Vacations Are Tiny Hotspots for Hudson Valley GetawaysThey may be little in terms of square footage, but ESCAPE Homes are big on minimalist vacation vibes throughout the Hudson Valley.
Valentines-Day-Date-Ideas-Hiking 20 Great Date Ideas and Romantic Experiences in the Hudson ValleyTreat your special someone to a romantic night out or in with one of these unexpected, unforgettable dates along the Hudson River.
Groundhog Day Did You Know These 10 Facts About the History of Groundhog Day?Learn more about Punxsutawney Phil, the infamous groundhog weather forecaster who determines how long winter will last.
February events An Insider’s Guide to February 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 month of February.
John Mayer. february happenings 16 Stellar Happenings in the Hudson Valley This FebruaryA John Mayer concert in Albany, an artistic event at Vassar College, a Jimi Hendrix experience in Peekskill, and more top our list.
The Gilded Age in Troy, hudson valley TV The Hudson Valley Draws Record Number of Film and TV ProductionsMindy Kaling, Amy Schumer, and other Hollywood stars hit the Hudson Valley region to film scenes in upcoming movie and TV projects.
Getaway Tempts With Tiny Cabin Escapes and No Wi-Fi in the CatskillsWith locations in both the eastern and western Catskills, Getaway is a dream destination to reflect and recharge in nature.
Winter-Hiking-Checklist What to Bring With You on Hudson Valley Hikes This WinterThis winter hiking checklist will make sure you are safe, warm, and ready to tackle Hudson Valley trails all season long.
Sun-Mountain-Studios-BRIGHTSIDE The Lumineers Recorded Their New Album at This Hudson Valley StudioSun Mountain Studios in Boiceville draws artists like Shania Twain and The Lumineers to make records while overlooking the Ashokan.
Winter hikes 5 Hudson Valley Trails That Are Perfect for Winter HikesBundle up and hit the trails for cold-weather Hudson Valley hiking in the Catskills, Shawangunks, and across local state parks.
January events An Insider’s Guide to January 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 month of January.
Millbrook-Day-Trip What to Do in Millbrook: Spend a Peaceful Weekend in This Hidden GemThis quaint Hudson Valley getaway has a strong sense of community that draws visitors to its weekend activities and local restaurants.
Inness, Photo by Adrian Gaut 4 Stunning New Hudson Valley Getaways Made for Natural EscapesThese new and soon-to-be-open Hudson Valley getaways are perfect for those who want to be one with nature. If your idea of heaven is staying in a luxe cabin or Adirondack-style lodge with gorgeous scenery, an upscale spa, and plenty of outdoor activities, we suggest you book right now.
First day hike Where to Take a First Day Hike in the Hudson ValleyStart the new year on the right foot — literally — with a picturesque January 1 hike at one of these local New York State parks.
Wanda Sykes January The Hottest Hudson Valley Happenings to Bookmark in JanuaryFrom a Newburgh drag brunch to winter art weekends and seasonal shopping, there's so much to do in the Valley this month.
Skiing at Hunter Mountain | Photo courtesy of Hunter Mountain How to Make the Most of Winter in the Hudson ValleyStop moping about the cold days and get out there! Here are dozens of fun ways to make the most of everyone’s least favorite time of year.
Skiing in winter 14 Places to Go 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.
Dutch's spirits in Pine Plains A Day Trip to Pine Plains: 24 Hours in the Dutchess County TownLeave the hustle and bustle of city life behind in favor of country living with top-tier dining and history galore in the Hudson Valley.
New-Years-Eve-Hudson-Valley Here’s Where to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in the Hudson ValleyAs the Hudson Valley celebrates the arrival of 2022, New Year's Eve festivities abound at local restaurants, hotels, breweries, and more.
BTS. The Dia:Beacon Museum, United States of America. Can You Guess Which BTS Star Visited Dia:Beacon?In case you missed it: the leader of BTS visited Dia:Beacon. Our resident ARMY and editor traces his steps and favorite pieces.
Love-Velma-Live-Music This Ellenville Airbnb Is Also an Underground Jazz Club in the GunksUpstate Mod House and basement jazz club Love, Velma curate a retro experience with live music and craft cocktails in the Hudson Valley.
Saugerties Lighthouse What to Do in Saugerties: How to Spend 24 Hours in the VillageWith charming shops, gourmet eateries, and serene views, Saugerties is a dream day trip destination in the Hudson Valley.
erdajt Marvel at the Hudson Valley’s ERDAJT Holiday Lights DisplayThousands of dazzling lights sparkle and shine to the beat of holiday tunes at Lagrangeville's world-record-holding ERDAJT holiday light display.
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.
Sinterklaas-Starlight-Parade-Seven-Sisters-(2) Sinterklaas Brings Dutch Tradition and Christmas Revelry to RhinebeckDive into the culture of Rhinebeck's Sinterklaas, a traditional Dutch Christmas festival and celebration with live music, parades, and more.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Troutbeck-Cover-1 Troutbeck Retreats Showcase the Natural Allure of the Hudson ValleyThis romantic retreat for writers boasts breathtaking country views, luxurious amenities, and a fresh culinary program in Amenia.
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.
festive december events 5 Fun and Festive Events in the Hudson Valley This DecemberFrom holiday mansion tours and light shows to seasonal concerts and more, these winter events in the Hudson Valley will lift your spirits.
Warwick-Day-Trip-Guide Daniel Case What to Do in Warwick: A 24-Hour Guide to Food and FunWith delicious food, artisanal wineries, and shoppable streets, the lively Orange County town of Warwick is perfect for a day trip.
volunteer smiling with a dog Volunteering in the Hudson Valley: Where to Lend a HandWant to do some good in the Hudson Valley? Donate your time by giving back and volunteering at these local nonprofits and organizations.
Novel gift ideas 3 Novel Gift Ideas for the Hudson Valley Book Lovers in Your LifeWe asked a few of our favorite Hudson Valley bookstore owners for their recommendations on what to gift the readers in your circle.
Cedar Lakes Estate Cedar Lakes Estate Crafts Magical Winter Escapes in the Hudson ValleyThe 500-acre private retreat in Orange County welcomes overnight guests for getaways filled with ice skating, s’mores, and more.
Veterans-Day-Hudson-Valley 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.
Rhinebeck-Day-Trip-DC Here’s How to Spend a Relaxing Weekend in RhinebeckThe historic Hudson Valley town packs boutique shopping, gourmet eats, and cultural to-dos in just a few square blocks in Dutchess County.
November-Insiders-Guide 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.
YO1 Health Resort YO1 Health Resort Tempts With Meditative Escapes in the CatskillsThe destination resort crafts wellness-centered vacations that feature Ayurveda, massages, naturopathy, and Hudson Valley views.
Michelson-Studios-at-iPark-Exterior Soundstages and the Hudson Valley’s First Backlot Are Coming to iPark 84Lights! Camera! Action! Michelson Studios at iPark announces construction of eight soundstages and a Hollywood-sized backlot.
TikTok GhoulPlease This Hudson Valley TikTok Star Explores the Region’s Spookiest SitesNyack resident Brittany Petronella runs TikTok account "GhoulPlease" and covers everything from hidden cemeteries to haunted houses.
fall foliage 8 Outstanding Places to Spot Fall Foliage in the Hudson ValleyTake your upstate leaf-peeping experience to the next level with picturesque views and rainbow-hued panoramas along the Hudson River.
November events 6 Terrific Things to Do in the Hudson Valley in NovemberA new art center in Hopewell Junction, a holiday market in Albany, and Hudson Valley Restaurant Week kick off the festivities.
catskills hiking Hiking in the Catskills: A Beginner’s Guide to the 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.
Catskills vacation. Photo by Krisztina Crane Vacation in the Catskills at These Dreamy Hudson Valley EscapesIn the foothills of Greene and Ulster counties, these Catskills vacations—perfect for foodies and adventurers—should be on your bucket list.
Autocamp catskills AutoCamp Catskills Brings Airstream Overnights to the Hudson ValleyWith a prime location near Saugerties and Woodstock, AutoCamp takes outdoor overnights to the next level in scenic Ulster County.
Haunted-Houses-and-Attractions-Hudson-Valley Boo! These Haunted Hudson Valley Attractions Bring the ScaresBrave these haunted houses and scream parks for chilling Halloween fun, but beware zombies, vampires, and spooky corn fields.
Fishkill day trip What to Do in Fishkill: A Day Trip Guide to the Dutchess County TownThe Hudson Valley locale invites exploration with historic sites, a thriving restaurant row, and activities that the whole family will love.
Family-Fun-on-Farms What to Do on Hudson Valley Farms Besides Apple PickingWhen the orchard visit is through, there's plenty on the Hudson Valley's picturesque farms to keep you and the kids entertained all weekend.
Halloween-Events Celebrate Halloween in the Hudson Valley at These Spooktacular EventsCount down to All Hallows' Eve with haunted houses, ghoulish gatherings, and jack-o-lanterns galore throughout 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!
fall hikes, Franny Reese State Park 20 Breathtaking Fall Hikes to Take in the Hudson ValleyAs the leaves begin to drift on down in the Hudson Valley, throw on your hiking gear and hit a local trail to get moving and savor the fall foliage.
Soukup Farms, october events An Insider’s Guide to October Events in the Hudson ValleyHudson River tourism directors share their top picks for places to go, sights to see, and things to do throughout October.
Corn Mazes Hudson Valley These Hudson Valley Corn Mazes Are A-Maize-ing in AutumnDo you have what it takes to find your way through the local labyrinths? There's usually an apple cider donut waiting at the end.
Great Jack o Lantern Blaze The Hudson Valley’s Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze Is SpooktacularHistoric Hudson Valley unveils pumpkin-filled exhibits and jack-o-lanterns galore while creating a thrilling destination that's safe for all.
Foxhole Still The 7 Films You Should Catch During the Woodstock Film FestivalThe Hudson Valley's beloved Woodstock Film Festival spotlights upcoming and talented filmmakers in upstate New York and beyond.
S.U.N.F.A.R.M. aerial photo looking south-east, July 7 2007 Claverack’s S.U.N.F.A.R.M. Uses the Hudson Valley as a Natural CanvasDr. Daniela Bertol developed S.U.N.F.A.R.M., an experimental land-art initiative, for meditation guided by nature in Columbia County.
Opus, Westchester The Opus, Westchester Infuses Hotel Retreats With Luxury in White PlainsWith a cocktail bar in the lobby, fine dining on the top floor, and thoughtful touches at every corner, the Autograph Collection hotel takes overnights to the next level in the Hudson Valley.
Fall Food Festivals These Hudson Valley Fall Food Festivals Showcase the Local HarvestSample local specials, sip craft beers, and taste award-winning wines at these fall-themed food and drink events across the Hudson Valley.
Seminary Hill Cidery Seminary Hill Cidery Pours Cider With Heritage in the Southern CatskillsDiscover Callicoon’s Seminary Hill, a Hudson Valley cidery complete with bountiful orchards, farm-fresh menus, and homey accommodations.
Visit Field + Supply’s MRKT in Kingston, open October 8–10. Photo courtesy of Field + Supply. Field + Supply Is a Modern Twist on a Craft Fair in KingstonAfter a two-year hiatus, the Hudson Valley craft fair returns to the Ulster County riverfront for a weekend of crafting and shopping.
legoland Legoland New York Is a Fun-Filled Family Getaway in GoshenWith rides and interactive experiences galore, the new Legoland park and hotel is a must for families in the Hudson Valley.
gohtam bike tours Explore the Empire State Trail With Gotham Bike ToursCyclists on Gotham Bike Tours can revel in fall foliage in the Hudson Valley while exploring the region during fun biking excursions. 
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