Hudson River Valley

The Hudson Valley conjures up images of inspirational landscapes and stately historic sites. While those are great reasons to visit, the region offers so much more— a buzz-worthy food, wine and spirits scene, world-class art and architecture, and outdoor recreation from golf to zip-lining. Plus, every imaginable way to enjoy the Hudson River-kayak on it, swim in it, or hover over it in a hot air balloon!

What’s Nearby Hudson Valley Stations

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Olana State Historic Site

The Olana State Historic Site is the home, studio and grounds of Hudson River School of Painting star Frederic Edwin Church.
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Van Cortlandt Manor

Van Cortlandt Manor was the home of a prominent patriot family following the American Revolution. Tours include the stone manor house with its colonial and federal period furnishings, the brick ferry house, and heritage gardens.
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Walkway Over The Hudson

Walk, bike, or skate the Walkway Over the Hudson, the world's longest elevated pedestrian bridge. The 1.28-mile span connecting Poughkeepsie to Highland is also 212 feet above the Hudson River, offering amazing valley views.

Must See Hudson Valley

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Mohonk Mountain House

Mohonk Mountain House is a Victorian castle resort perched on a lake, nestled within 40,000 acres of pristine woodlands.
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OMI International Art Center

The OMI International Art Center is an art and performance gallery, an artists and writers' colony and an outdoor sculpture field in Ghent.
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The Science Barge

The Science Barge is a floating farm and science museum which demonstrates renewable energy and sustainable food production.

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The Great Connector: A Day Trip to Walkway Over the Hudson

  As a former resident of the Hudson Valley and current resident of New York City, the longing for days of bucolic serenity are encountered more often than not. With Labor Day approaching, I began to research a day-trip getaway to escape the encroaching tourist chaos before coming across an obvious choice. After living in the neighboring village of New …

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Bald Eagles on the Hudson

Watching the world go by your window is part of what makes riding Amtrak so pleasurable. This is especially true when the scenery includes the Hudson River and surrounding woodlands. It’s such a relaxing view that it can lull you into dreaming—unless you’re searching for Bald Eagles on the Hudson. Surprising to many train travelers, Bald Eagles live along the …

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Autumn Express Train Returns for 2017

The Amtrak Autumn Express excursion is back by popular demand for another year, operating Saturday, Oct. 14, and Sunday, Oct.15, from New York Penn Station for a trip through the Hudson River Valley. Passengers can join this historic train ride, view stunning scenery and experience rare mileage along a route that hasn’t seen regular passenger service in decades. This year’s …

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The City of Hudson & Beyond: A Day Trip to Columbia County

Looking to escape the busy summer tourism season on Long Island and New York City, I decided to be a tourist myself. Thankfully, after scanning New York By Rail‘s convenient travel itineraries, I came across the perfect escape in Columbia County. With the first distillery since before Prohibition, cozy boarding, Broadway-style musicals, classic American BBQ, historic landscapes and a mansion to explore, …

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Amber Waves – Craft Beverage Industry in NYS

Craft beers, cider and spirits return to New York State. Think of American alcoholic beverages, and chances are your mind wanders West, to Colorado’s mountains, Kentucky’s pot stills and St. Louis’s breweries—toward endless Midwestern fields of grain. But it wasn’t always that way. In the early 1900s, New York State was a leader in brewing cider and beer and distilling spirits. …

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Yofi Film Festival

Yofi Film Festival

This film festival is celebrating its sixth year running after ...
03 Nov - 11 Nov
Various locations in downtown Yonkers
66 MAIN STREET YONKERS, NY 10705
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