In 2021, we returned to our roots in the Hudson Valley. As the pandemic lived on from Albany to Westchester, Hudson Valleyites new and old sought refuge in the natural beauty of the region. From exploring nearby trailheads and parks to trekking up fire towers and going apple picking, locals savored the Hudson River region like never before. So, without further ado, let’s take a moment to reflect on all the meaningful stories that came out of 2021. Here’s what had the region buzzing over the past year:
Ready Coffee adds a second location in Orange County to follow up on the success of its Wappingers Falls hotspot, pouring brown sugar lattes, blackberry-peach teas, and pup cups galore.
This fan-favorite bakery café on Delafield Street opened in early 2021, serving sourdoughs and pastries with ingredients sourced from the Hudson Valley.
Whether you’re dreaming of an upstate escape or a local staycation, these charming Hudson Valley hotels and inns are the perfect retreats.
The future owners of Tiedemann Castle—the childhood home of Derek Jeter’s grandfather—will bask in the glory of lakeside views, infinity pools, five kitchens, and so much more.
The Hudson Valley eagerly awaited rides and interactive experiences galore at the new LEGOLAND New York park and hotel, a must for local families seeking adventure (which opened in time for summer 2021).
Ready for a beach trip this summer? Plan a day trip or overnight to one of these nearby destinations for fun-filled days on the sand.
Discover 100-plus places to explore, eat, stay, shop, and even buy a home in New York’s most magnificent mountainside region.
Seated on almost four acres of scenic Hudson Valley farmland, this Dutchess County abode offers an abundance of space, character, and views.
Renters and buyers will love this comprehensive guide to the best, cheapest cities to live in around the Hudson River.
Ready to find and buy your dream home in the Hudson Valley? Here are the top spots to settle down along the Hudson River.
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