Hudson Valley

Travel to the Beautiful Hudson Valley by Rail with Amtrak

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!

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Woodstock: A Peaceful Getaway

A town built on the arts, community and tourism, Woodstock, NY enriches the senses and generates a sense of place with its vast history. With plenty of things to do and sites to visit, Woodstock surely does not disappoint. During a recent visit I made to the Ulster County town that gave the famous music festival its name, it became [...] Continue reading  

Hyde Park: History at Every Turn

Halfway between Albany and New York City lies the historic town of Hyde Park, New York. This year, the town is celebrating its bicentennial, as it was officially established by the state in 1821. The history of this town goes back even further with Wappinger Native Americans living in the area and Dutch settlers arriving in the 1600s. On my [...] Continue reading