Travel Guide 8.79MB PDF - Dutchess County Tourism

Distinctly Dutchess
• Aroi Thai • Bread Alone • Calico
• Cinnamon Indian Restaurant
• Gaby’s Mexican Cafe
• Gigi Trattoria • Le Petit Bistro
• Liberty Public House • Market St.
• Osaka • Pete’s Famous
• Pizzeria Posto • Rhinebeck Bagel
• Samuel’s • Terrapin
• The Local • The Shelter
• Bumble & Hive • Cabin Fever Outfitters
• Darryl’s • Dorrer Jewelers
• Floral Fantasies • Haldora • Hammertown
• Hummingbird Jewelers • Hundred Mile
• Merriweather’s • Oblong Books & Music
• Paper Trail • Pegasus Footwear
• Periwinkles • Pure Mountain Olive Oil
• Rhinebeck Antiques Emporium
• Rhinebeck Artist’s Shop/Atwater Gallery
• Rhinebeck Department Store
• Sawkille Co. Furniture • Sharp Images Photographic
• Spruce Design & Decor • Sunflower Health Food
• Waddle n Swaddle • Winter Sun & Summer Moon
• Betsy Jacaruso Studio & Gallery
• Clear Yoga • Dr. Tom’s Tonics
• FACE Stockholm
• Fiber Flame Studio • Haven Spa
• Hudson Valley Pottery & P.A. Gibbons Studio
• IZLIND Integrative Wellness Center
• Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome
• Omega Institute
• Rhinebeck Farmer’s Market
• Rhinebeck Chamber of Commerce
• Satya Yoga • Upstate Films
• WhistleWood Farm Bed & Breakfast
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Welcome to scenic
Dutchess County,
established in 1683 as one of the original counties of New York. Nestled in the Hudson River Valley, midway
between New York City and the capital city of Albany, it is easily accessible by car, train, bus, air, and boat.
With its abundance of historic landmarks, restaurants, festivals and natural scenic beauty, Dutchess County
is 800 square miles of fascinating sites, lively events and breathtaking vistas.
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Accommodations . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28
Antique Centers/Auction Houses . . . 34
Historic Museums . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
Campgrounds . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34
Historic Sites . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
Flea Markets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35
Personal Growth & Wellness Centers . 35
Shopping Malls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36
Spas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36
Specialty Shops . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37
Biking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Family Fun . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
Fish & Game . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
Golf . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
Horseback Riding . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
On the Cover Dover Stone Church is a
nature preserve whose highlight is a
metamorphic rock cavern in the shape
of a church’s cathedral window with a
cascading waterfall through the cave’s
interior. The Stone Church Brook, a tributary of the Ten Mile River, flows
through and out the cavern entrance.
Hudson River Enjoyment . . . . . . . . . 13
Recreation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
Shooting Clubs & Preserves . . . . . . . 15
Gardens . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
Hiking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
Parks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
Scenic & Historic Tours . . . . . . . . . . . 19
The right-of-way entrance is located off
Route 22 below the traffic light in Dover
Plains. There is no parking permitted at
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Entertainment: Clubs & Live Music .
Glassworks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Sound Arts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Theater & Performances . . . . . . . .
the right-of-way but available nearby at
Dover Elementary School. Cover Photo:
Justin P. Goodhart Photography.
Above: View across the lake at Eleanor
Roosevelt’s Val-Kill, the only National
Historic Site dedicated to a first lady.
Hyde Park. Photo: Bill Urbin/NPS.
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Distilleries, Breweries, & Brew Pubs
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Directions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Alpha list . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49
Advertisers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52
Notes: To the best of our knowledge, the information in this guide is correct as of March 1, 2015. However, due to possible changes in rates and hours of
operation, we recommend that you call before visiting any listed facility. This guide lists only those facilities that wish to be included. Listings do not
represent an endorsement. The programs provided by this agency are partially funded by monies received from the County of Dutchess. This travel guide
is published by Dutchess Tourism, Inc., 3 Neptune Road, Suite A11A, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601, the County of Dutchess, in cooperation with the New York
State Department of Economic Development and the I Love New York campaign. I LOVE NEW YORK is a registered trademark and service mark of the
New York State Department of Economic Development; used with permission. Printed in U.S.A.
Annual Events
Looking for something to do?
Dutchess County is a year-round vacation getaway, so there are plenty of events & activities
for all tastes & styles. Listings are subject to change, so it’s a good idea to call ahead!
Area codes are 845 unless noted. Web addresses don’t include www or http://. Check our calendar
at for current listings. Explore Dutchess for any reason in any season!
Hyde Park Winterfest
Art Along the Hudson
Hackett Hill Park, Hyde Park. Winter fun,
snow tubing & cross country skiing. 229-8086.
Monthly arts celebrations, openings &
exhibits. Music, food & wine tastings & more
in 11 cities.
Dutchess County St.
Patrick’s Parade
Poughkeepsie & Hyde Park. 454-3222.
Wappingers Falls. 3,000 participants! First
Rhinebeck, Red Hook & Tivoli. Red Hook:
Rhinebeck: 876-5904,
Top chefs highlight the region’s bounty with
3-course prix-fixe menus; 2 weeks, also in
Stormville Airport Antique Show
& Flea Market
Stormville. 600 exhibitors. Also Ultimate
Family Yard Sales. April, May, July, Sept.,
Oct., Nov. monthly. 221-6561.
Sunset Sensations: Unique Wine
& Food Pairings
Locust Grove Estate, Poughkeepsie. Chefs
pair wine and food samplings; demos. MayDec., 2nd Thurs. 454-4500.
Cross Country Skiing & Snow
New York State
Maple Weekends
Visit farm sugarhouses to learn how maple
syrup & related products are made.
Daffodil Tea
Wilderstein, Rhinebeck. Celebrate spring with
tea sandwiches, sweets & mansion tours.
Wappingers Creek Water Derby
Pleasant Valley. 8-mile canoe/kayak race
down Wappingers Creek; rentals available.
Last Sat.
Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Birthday
City of Beacon artists make their work
available for self-guided tours of their studios.
Hudson Valley Restaurant Week
Dutchess County & New York State Parks.
Fun winter activity, weather permitting. 4634000.,
FDR National Historic Site, Hyde Park.
Wreath-laying ceremony Jan. 30. 229-9115.
Top to Bottom: Enjoy the Dutchess County
Fair each August in Rhinebeck. Photo:
Ingrid Kulick. Dutchess Stadium, home
of The Hudson Valley Renegades Minor
League baseball team. Courtesy photo.
Poughkeepsie’s Fourth of July Fireworks
show, seen over the Mid-Hudson Bridge.
Photo: John Morzen.
Beacon Open Studios Weekend
Beacon 3D
Vassar College, Poughkeepsie. A series of
free performances and programs in dance,
drama, visual art, film, literature, poetry, and
music. 437-5370.
Sculptures placed along Beacon’s Main
Street. Winner, 2014 Dutchess County
Executive’s Arts Award for Art in Public
Places, an Arts Mid-Hudson program.
Through Oct. 917-318-2239.
Hudson Valley Garden Fair
Adams Garden Shows
Montgomery Place, Annandale-on-Hudson
(Red Hook). Vendors, garden demos by
experts, tours, and lecture.
Adams Fairacre Farms, Poughkeepsie &
Wappingers. Indoor floral & landscaping
displays. 454-4330.
Clockwise from top left: Children at the Cultural Festival organized by Arts Mid-Hudson at the Dutchess Dragon Boat Race. Photo: Doug Nobiletti.
Collings Foundation’s Wings of Freedom tour brings rare World War II aircraft to the Dutchess County Airport. Big Gay Hudson Valley’s Queen City
Pride hosts picnics and events to celebrate the LGBTQ community. Courtesy photo. Country Living magazine comes to life at the Dutchess County
Fairgrounds each June! Courtesy photo.
Rhinebeck Antique Car Show
& Swap Meet
Discover Hudson Valley
Bike Ride
Queen City Pride
Dutchess County Fairgrounds, Rhinebeck.
One of the largest car shows in the
Northeast. 876-4001.
Fully supported scenic cycling ride.
to celebrate the region’s LGBTQ community
First Air Shows of Season
Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome. Weekend air
shows. Sat.: pioneer era & barnstormers.
Sun.: WW I aircraft. Museum opens in May.
Walkway Marathon
Hudson Valley Brew Festival –
Beer, Bourbon & Bacon
USATF Certified. Dutchess Tourism sponsors
Barn Star Antiques at Rhinebeck
Dutchess County Fairgrounds, Rhinebeck.
Furniture, folk art & country items. Also in
Oct. 876-4001.
World War II Living
History Bivouac
FDR Home, Presidential Library & Museum,
Hyde Park. Re-enactors. Historic military
displays & vehicles. USO Show Fri. Memorial
Day weekend. 229-9114.
AMCA National
Motorcycle Meet & Antique
Machinery Show
Dutchess County Fairgrounds, Rhinebeck.
Antique motorcycles, old-time engines &
machinery. 266-5212.
Country Living Fair
Dutchess County Fairgrounds, Rhinebeck.
Country Living Magazine comes to life!
Dutchess County Fairgrounds, Rhinebeck.
Hudson Valley Renegades
Baseball Season
Big Gay Hudson Valley hosts multiple events
and their allies. Poughkeepsie.
Three flat, fast and scenic races: a marathon,
half-marathon, and a 5K, each of which
traverses the Walkway over the Hudson.
a Health & Wellness Expo the day prior.
Bard SummerScape
Fishkill. Home games through Aug.
Fisher Center for Performing Arts, Bard,
Powerhouse Theater/New York
Stage & Film Season
themed opera, music, theater, dance, film;
Vassar College, Poughkeepsie. New plays,
reading festivals & works in progress.
Annandale-on-Hudson. Seven weeks of
cabaret in Spiegeltent. Includes Bard Music
Festival (Aug.), examines life & work of one
composer. Through Aug. 758-7900.
Strawberry Festival
Classic & Antique Car Show
Beacon Riverfront Park. Fun, food & music on
the Hudson Riverfront.
Locust Grove Estate. Poughkeepsie. Antique
cars fill the lawn. 454-4500.
Historic Graveyard Tours
St. James’ Church, Hyde Park. Historic
figures tell their fascinating stories.
Hudson River Valley Ramble
Guided hikes, bikes, walks, paddles &
explorations in 10-county region. All Sept.
weekends after Labor Day. 518-473-3835.
Hudson Valley Craft
Beer Festival
Riverfront Park, Beacon.
Hudson Valley Wine
& Food Festival
Dutchess County Fairgrounds, Rhinebeck.
Wine & food tastings, vendors &
entertainment. 658-7181.
International Wine
Showcase & Auction
An FDR impersonator waves to the crowd in Hyde Park’s 4th of July Parade. Photo: Bill Urbin/NPS.
Dutchess County Regional
Chamber of Commerce
Balloon Festival
Poughkeepsie and Dutchess County-wide.
Hot air balloon liftoffs. 454-1700.
Bringing rare World War II aircraft to
Dutchess County Airport, Wappingers Falls.
Cycling the Hudson Valley
Dutchess Dragon Boat Race
and Festival
Fully supported 6-day, 200-mile bike tour.
HRRA Community Boathouse,
Poughkeepsie. Teams compete in Dragon
Boats alongside an Asian Cultural Festival.
Dutchess County Fair
Fourth of July Parade
Jazz in the Valley
Hyde Park. 229-8086.
Harlem Valley Rail Ride
Harlem Valley Rail Trail, Millerton.
25/50/75/100-mile routes. Festival finale.
The Wassaic Project Summer
Exhibition and Festival
Wassaic. High quality, free live music, art,
dance & film programs in an intimate setting.
Antique Car Show
Montgomery Place, Annandale-on-Hudson.
Classic cars tool around the Riverfront estate.
Corn Festival
Beacon Riverfront Park. Fun, food & music
on the Hudson Riverfront.
Collings Foundation’s Wings of
Freedom Tour
Dutchess County Fairgrounds, Rhinebeck.
Second largest agricultural NYS fair.
The Grandview, Poughkeepsie. Silent & live
auctions, demos & tastings. 452-5772.
Kevin McCurdy’s Haunted
Wappingers Falls. Halloween attraction.
Through Oct. 297-BATT.
Great German food, music & dancing.
Collectibles. Germania of Poughkeepsie.
Weekend after Labor Day.
471-0609. Also at Tymor Park, Union Vale/
Lagrangeville. 724-5691.
Revolutionary War Weekend
Waryas Park, Poughkeepsie. Jazz festival on
the Hudson River. 384- 6350.
Van Wyck Homestead, Fishkill. Tour Supply
Depot site; Continental Army graveyard.
Historic trade demos; military reenactment
programs. 896-9560.
Millbrook Horse Trials
Coole Park Farm, Millbrook. World-class
equestrian competition. 677-3002.
Art Studio Views Tour
Free self-guided tours promote Northern
Dutchess artists. Labor Day weekend.
Beacon Independent
Film Festival
ArtEast Open Studio Tour
Artists open their studios and galleries to
visit over two weekends. Great road trip
through eastern Dutchess during foliage
Cider Week
Sites region-wide offer tastings, pairings,
classes & events.
Gathering of Old Cars
University Settlement Camp, Beacon. Films,
events, food and fun! 418-3992.
Staatsburgh State Historic Site, Staatsburg.
Antique autos & costume show. 889-8851.
Hoptember Harvest Fest
Annual Harvest Party Luncheon
Eastern View Farm, Lagrangeville. 456-1227.
Millbrook Vineyards & Winery, Millbrook.
NYS Sheep & Wool
Family Festival
Dutchess County Fairgrounds, Rhinebeck.
Spinning, dyeing & weaving expo.
Livestock sale. 876-4001.
Pumpkin Festival
Beacon Riverfront Park. Fun, food &
music on the Hudson Riverfront.
Rhinebeck Arts Festival
Dutchess County Fairgrounds, Rhinebeck.
Crafts, music & art, film, food & wine.
Arts & Crafts Boutique
Van Wyck Homestead Museum, Fishkill.
Crafts show in setting of Colonial 1755
farmhouse. 896-9560.
Holiday Crafts Fair
Dutchess Community College,
Poughkeepsie. Juried craft show.
Hudson Valley Railroad
Mid-Hudson Civic Center, Poughkeepsie.
Model exhibits & dealers. 297-0901.
Sip & Sign
Millbrook Winery, Millbrook. Author book
signing & wine tasting. 677-8383.
Taste of the Hudson Valley
The Grandview, Poughkeepsie. Ultrapremium wines matched with fine cuisine.
Cut-Your-Own Christmas Trees
Farms & farm markets throughout
Dutchess. 463-4000.
Holiday Decorated Mansions
& Historic Sites
Historic sites & homesteads decorated for
Christmas. 463-4000.
Rhinebeck. Dutch Christmas tradition;
festival & parade. First Sat.
Jacob Bernz (on guitar) and David Bernz (on banjo) perform regularly at Beacon Sloop Club Riverfront Strawberry, Corn and Pumpkin Festivals.
Photo: Russell Cusick, The Discover Hudson Valley Ride, produced by Bike New York, traverses the Walkway Over
the Hudson State Historic Park. Staatsburgh is one of the most lavishly decorated historic sites at the holidays. Photo: New York State (NYS)
Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation.
From the early exploration of Henry Hudson in 1609 to the “Gilded Age” of the Vanderbilts and the
New Deal ideas of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, the history of Dutchess is both rich and diverse.
Take a step back in time. Discover our exciting past and explore the sites that define our heritage.
A Admissions charged
D Donations accepted
F Free
G Groups welcome
T Tours available
H Handicapped accessible
Y Open year-round
A1–H6 Indexed map location (p. 48)
Note: All telephone area codes are 845
unless otherwise noted.
In the interest of space, web addresses
do not include www. or http://
Our history museums have great stories
to tell, from the daily life in a 1732 Dutch
Colonial homestead, to the history of WWI
and barnstorming-era airplanes. Be part of the
scene at the Little Red School House, a 1914
railroad station, or the FDR Presidential Library.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Presidential Library
and Museum
4079 Albany Post Rd., Rt. 9, Hyde Park.
The FDR Presidential Library opened new,
exciting permanent museum exhibits in
2013. These tell the story of the Roosevelt
presidency beginning in the depths of the
Great Depression and continuing through
the New Deal years and World War II, with
an emphasis on both Franklin and Eleanor
Roosevelt’s relationship with the American
people. Special interactives, immersive audio­
visual theaters, and rarely seen artifacts bring
a New Deal to a New Generation. 9am­- 5pm.
Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New
Year’s Day. Research room, 8:45am–5pm. or A, G, H, Y, D1
Gunnison Museum of Natural
History at Akin Free Library
378 Old Quaker Hill Rd., Pawling. 855-5099.
Rock minerals, birds and eggs, shells, world
artifacts. May-Oct. 31, Fri.-Sun., 1-4pm.
Groups welcome anytime by appt.
D, G by appt. at 860-354-2822, H, T, G6
Hyde Park Railroad
Station Museum
34 River Rd., Hyde Park. 229-2338.
Built in 1914, based on a design shown at
the Pan American World Exposition of 1898.
The station, restored to its original condition
by the Hudson Valley Railroad Society, Inc.,
is on the National Register of Historic Places,
and is open as a museum. The Society hosts
special events and a Railroad Expo in Nov.
All year, Mon., 7–9pm; mid-Jun. to midSept., Sat.–Sun., noon–5pm or by appt. D, F, G, T, H, Y, D1
Museum of Rhinebeck History
7015 Rt. 9, 1798 Quitman House, Rhinebeck.
876-4902 or 871-1798.
Local history exhibits. Jun.–Oct., Sat.–Sun.,
2–4pm; or by appt.
D, G by appt., Y, B1
Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome
Museum and Air Shows
9 Norton Rd., Rhinebeck. 752-3200.
See 100-year-old planes take flight again;
perhaps ride in a Barnstorming-era biplane
at one of the world’s most unique collections
of aircraft and vehicles, from the birth of
powered flight to the iconic fighters of the
Great War. Thrilling airshows Sat. & Sun. at
2pm, mid-June to mid-Oct; WW I shows on
Sundays. Tour four museum buildings packed
with vital aviation history daily 10am-5pm,
May to mid-Oct. Biplane rides available. A, G, T, C1
The Peale History Center
and Library
535 Rte. 22, Pawling. 493-0190.
On display is an extensive collection of
memorabilia marking the life of world-famous
clergyman and author Dr. Norman Vincent
Peale, author of “The Power of Positive
Thinking”. Also on site is an extensive library
of his works, including copies of 700 of
his sermons, both in readable and audio
format, as well as 150 video sermons. The
Peale personal papers are also maintained
here. There are more than 1,000 books in
Dr. Peale’s personal library. Apr.-Nov.; call for
hours or to make appt.
[email protected]
D, G, H, T, G5
Opposite: The Hyde Park home of our 32nd president Franklin D. Roosevelt is now a national park, open for tours all year long. Photo: Bill Urbin/NPS.
Above (left to right): With a newly renovated building and new permanent exhibits, the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and
Museum seeks to honor FDR’s vision in dedicating his Library to the American people. New Deal gallery photo: FDR Presidential Library. The
Vanderbilt Mansion estate highlights the Gilded Age lifestyles of the rich and their staff, with stunning Hudson River and Catskill Mountain
views and formal gardens. Photo: Bill Urbin/NPS. The Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome is a living museum of antique aviation, with one of the
world’s largest collections of early aeroplanes.
Sports Museum of
Dutchess County
Carnwath Farms, off Wheeler Hill Rd.,
Wappingers Falls. 473-0903.
Located in the Frances Reese Cultural
Center at Carnwath Farms Historic Site
& Park, the Museum tells the rich history
of different sports and athletes, including
those who have made it to the professional
level in Dutchess County. Exhibits include
those on auto racing, ice boating,
baseball, football, basketball. A library is
open to all for research, as well as a local
history theater and gift shop. Includes
the DC Sports Museum Hall of Fame.
G, D, F, T, H, Y, G1
The Thomas E. Dewey Center
63 East Main St., Pawling. 855-3820.
The Center offers exhibits of memorabilia of
the life and career of Thomas E. Dewey, and
serves as a source for research. Dewey was
a New York City District Attorney, Federal
Prosecutor, and Governor of New Yor k for
12 years, in addition to twice being a GOP
presidential candidate. By appt.
[email protected]
G by appt. D, H, Y, G5
Town of Hyde Park
Historical Society
4389 Albany Post Rd./Rt.9, Hyde Park.
Jun.–Oct., Sat. 10am-2pm and Sun. 1–4pm,
group tours by appt. 471-0196. Museum
located in restored firehouse building.
Also offered are tours of The Little Red
School House on the grounds of North Park
Elementary School, Rt. 9G, by appt.
D, F, G, T by appt. H, D1
Van Wyck Homestead Museum
504 Rt. 9; Jct. Rt. 9 & I-84 Exit 13, Fishkill.
Dutch Colonial Homestead built in 1732;
expanded in 1757. Used as officers’
headquarters during the American
Revolution. Site of Fishkill Supply Depot
soldiers’ encampment 1776-83. Changing
exhibits and events related to Hudson
Valley and local history. Revolutionary War
Weekend each Sept. June-Oct., Sat. & Sun.
1-4 pm or by appt.
D, F, G by appt., T, H, H2
Wing’s Castle
717 Bangall Rd., Millbrook. 677-9085.
A true Hudson River stone castle
constructed over 44 years by artist/owners
Peter and Toni Wing with 85% salvaged
materials from antique buildings. It’s also a
Bed and Breakfast. May 31–Sept. 1, Wed.–
Sun.; Sept.–Christmas, weekends only. A, G, T, D4
Historic sites are an ever-present part of the
landscape. Not only can you step back in
time, you can choose which time; pre-Revolutionary war, early Dutch and Quaker days,
the Gilded Age, or the early 20th century
and the World War II era of FDR.
Bannerman Castle
Beacon Institute Dock. 831-6346.
The Scottish-style castle on the Hudson
River was built in the early 1900s by Frank
Bannerman VI to store military surplus
items. The Estuary Steward shuttles you to
the island for a guided tour around castle,
residence and restored gardens; trails
have some rough terrain, 72 stairs. Shuttle
Reservations: Zerve 834-4200 , toll free
855-256-4007. Accessible via water only
May–Oct. A, G, T, H1
Clermont State Historic Site
1 Clermont Ave. (off Woods Rd.)
Germantown. 518-537-4240.
Country estate of seven generations of
the prominent Livingston family. Restored
mansion, visitor center, exhibit galleries,
formal gardens, carriage trails, picnicking.
Grounds 8:30am–sunset. House Apr.–
Oct., Wed.–Sun., 11am–4pm. Nov.–Dec.,
weekends, 11am–3pm., A, G, T, H, A2
Creek Meeting House
Exhibit Center
Clinton Historical Society, 2433 Salt Point
Tpk., Clinton Corners. 266-3066 or 266-5494.
Summer history exhibits and archive of
local history. Monthly programs, newsletter,
publications, craft fair and flea market. By
appt.; call for summer hours. D, G, T, Y, D3
Comprehensive visitor resources at
Locust Grove Estate
2683 South Rd./Rt. 9, Poughkeepsie.
454-4500. Historic country estate includes 40room Italianate mansion featuring outstanding
original collection of furniture and paintings,
Carriage House with original carriages, 180
acres of historic gardens with Hudson River
views, five miles of carriage roads, and visitor
center with exhibit galleries. Tours May 1-Nov.
30, daily; and on weekends in Apr. and Dec.
Visitor center open weekdays Jan. 1-Mar. 30,
10am-5pm. A, G, T, Y, F2
Madam Brett Homestead
Dutchess County
Historical Society
Poughkeepsie. 471-1630.
Home to the Franklin A. Butts Research
Library at the Clinton House, 549 Main St.,
Poughkeepsie. Maintains the 1767 Glebe
House, 635 Main St., Poughkeepsie. Call
for information. 471-1630.,
D, G, T by appt., Y, E1/F1
Eleanor Roosevelt National
Historic Site
Rt. 9G, Hyde Park. 229-9115.
“Val-Kill,” the home of First Lady, Eleanor
Roosevelt. Includes memorial garden,
grounds, and hiking trails. May-Oct.,
tours 9am-5pm; Nov.-Apr., Thurs.-Mon.,
tours at 1pm & 3pm. or A, G by reservation,
T 877-559-6777, H, Y, D1
Elmendorph Inn
7562 N. Broadway/Rt. 9, Red Hook. 758-1920.
1760s Inn and tavern restored with ‘windows’
in the walls exposing early construction and
decor. On National Register of Historic Places.
Available for events. Tues. 10am-4pm.,
H, [email protected] 1st fl. only, T by appt.
First Reformed Church
1153 Main St., Fishkill. 896-9836.
Congregation dating to 1716. Original 1731
building was the meeting place for the New
York Provincial Congress and a prison during
the Revolutionary War.
D, G, T by appt., H, Y, H2
Historical Society of
Quaker Hill and Pawling
Maintains these historic sites in Pawling:
• John Kane House, 126 E. Main St. Served
as George Washington’s headquarters in
1778. Repository for past and present local
history, including a replica of the village
in 1948 with moving trains. The Lowell
Thomas rooms focus on the life of the
radio pioneer and world traveler.
• Oblong Friends Meeting House, Meeting
House Rd. Original 1764 Quaker Meeting
House that served as a hospital for George
Washington’s troops in 1778.
• Quaker Museum, Akin Free Library, 2nd
Fl., Old Quaker Hill Rd.
Displays early Quaker memorabilia and
artifacts of life on the Hill. Mid-May to
mid-Oct., Sat.–Sun., 2–4pm and by appt. D, G, T, G5
Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt
National Historic Site
Rt. 9, Hyde Park. 229-9115.
Springwood, lifelong home of 32nd
President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Includes
his and Eleanor’s gravesites, rose garden,
grounds, stable and hiking trails. 9am–5pm. or A,
G by reservation, T 877-559-6777, H, Y, D1
Hopewell Depot Restoration
36 Railroad Ave., Hopewell Junction (end of
William Steinhaus Dutchess County Rail Trail).
Restored 1873 railroad station offers tours.
Visitors center with area tourism brochures.
Dedicated to preserving the history of the
railroad in Southern Dutchess County. Water
and sodas sold, but no bathrooms onsite.
Apr.-Oct., Sat. & Sun. 10am-4pm. Nov.-Mar.,
Sat. 10am-4pm, Sun. by appt. D, H G, Y, G2
50 Van Nydeck Ave., Beacon. 831-6533.
Built in 1709, Dutchess County’s oldest
homestead; 17 rooms of furnishings,
porcelain, paintings, books, tools and
gardens. Owned for seven generations by
the Brett family. Maintained by the Melzingah
Chapter, Daughters of the American
Revolution. Apr.-Dec., Second Sat. monthly,
1–4pm and by appt. Grounds daily, dawndusk.
A, F, G, T, H1
Mesier Homestead
and Museum
Mesier Park, cor. Main St. & South Ave.,
Wappingers Falls. 430-9520.
Built by Nicholas Brewer c. 1741 and
later purchased by Peter Mesier. Beautiful
Victorian details disguise the 18th c.
fieldstone core of historic home built on a
village green that’s been a public park since
1891. Open one weekend day monthly
for guided tours and by appt. Featured at
the Mesier are John and Cynthia Vergilii
of High Tea Productions and their High
Tea Luncheon and Colonial Dinner theater
shows. History is brought to life through
great food, live music and fun. Call 845-8491512 for info and reservations. Apr.-Dec.
D, F, G, T, H 1st fl., Y, G2
Montgomery Place
Historic Estate
River Rd., Rt. 103, Annandale-on-Hudson.
380-acre National Historic Landmark
estate with gardens, landscaped grounds,
woodland walks, waterfalls and views of the
Hudson River and Catskill Mountains. A.J.
Davis-designed, neo-classical style mansion.
Self-guided tours of the gardens and grounds
with picnicking. House open for tours midMay-Oct., Thurs.-Sun.,
11am-4pm. Grounds open daily, 9am-4pm. A for house, Grounds
free, G, H, Y, A1
Opposite: Wilderstein, the Rhinebeck home of FDR’s
cousin Daisy Suckley, hosts an outdoor sculpture
show June through October. Courtesy photo.
Right: Children stop and smell the roses in the Rose
Garden at the Roosevelt National Historic Site in
Hyde Park. Photo by Bill Urbin/NPS.
Mount Beacon Incline Railway
Mount Beacon, Beacon. 765-3262.
This funicular was built in 1902 by the Otis
Elevator Company and operated for over 75
years. It was the steepest incline railway in
the world and carried over 3.5 million visitors
to the summit of Mount Beacon. Destroyed
by fire in 1983, an effort is underway to
restore it. Historic lectures available yearround, interpretive hikes of the railway’s ruins
available from Apr.-Oct. D, F, G, T, H1
Mount Gulian Historic Site
145 Sterling St., Beacon. 831-8172.
Reconstructed 18th c. Dutch homestead on
44 acres with 1740s Dutch barn and restored
garden. Revolutionary War Headquarters
of General von Steuben, birthplace of the
Society of the Cincinnati. The staff, lovers of
history, gladly relates stories about Verplanck
husbands and wives, army generals, and
James F. Brown, a fugitive slave. On exhibit:
artifacts related to Lenape Native Americans,
Verplanck family, Revolutionary War, and
more. Special events. Unique 18th c. Dutch
barn for weddings and events. Original
wood plank floors and hand-hewn beams
can accommodate up to 150 guests for a sit
down dinner. Hudson River views. A, G, T, Y, H1
Poughkeepsie Post Office
55 Mansion St., Poughkeepsie. 800-275-8777.
A National Historic Landmark, with five
distinctive murals depicting historic occasions
in local, state and national history, including
the Ratification of the United States
Constitution by New York. A Federal WPA
design building. Mon.–Fri., 8am–6pm; Sat.,
8am–4pm. F, G, H, Y, F2
Smith Metropolitan AME
Zion Church
124 Smith St., Poughkeepsie. 454-1913.
Guided tour discusses history of the church
and prominent parishioners, including the
first woman ordained as a Methodist deacon.
Descriptions of stained glass windows.
Congregation established by AfricanAmericans in 1836.
F, G, T by appt., Y, E2
Springside National Historic Site
185 Academy St., Poughkeepsie. 454-2060.
Recognized as the last surviving example
of America’s first native-born landscape
architect, Andrew Jackson Downing, it’s
the first site in the City of Poughkeepsie
given federal recognition for its historic
importance. Stroll along old carriage roads
on 20 acres of the historic landscape. View
features designed for Matthew Vassar’s
summer home. The gatehouse, designed by
Downing, is restored to its original 1851 color
D, G, T by appt., Y, F2
St. James’ Church
4526 Albany Post Rd., Rt. 9, Hyde Park.
Episcopal church attended by Franklin and
Eleanor Roosevelt. Congregation dating from
1811, historic cemetery. Historic graveyard
tours and special events. F, G, T, H, Y, D1
Staatsburgh State Historic Site/
Mills Mansion
75 Mills Mansion Dr., off Old Post Rd.,
Staatsburg. 889-8851.
The Gilded Age country home of Ogden
Mills and Ruth Livingston Mills, remodeled
and enlarged by McKim, Mead and White in
1895-96, represents the “Downton Abbey
lifestyle” in turn-of-the-century America. The
Beaux-Arts mansion of 79 rooms is on 192
acres directly on the Hudson River in MillsNorrie State Park. Call for hours and events. A, G, T, H, R for groups of
10 or more, Y, C1
Top Cottage
Rt. 9, Hyde Park. 229-9115.
FDR’s hilltop retreat from 1938-1945. Top
Cottage was designed by FDR specifically to
accommodate his disability. Includes grounds
and hiking trails. May-Oct. Call 229-5320 for
program/tour times. or A, T, H, D1
Vanderbilt Mansion National
Historic Site
Rt. 9, Hyde Park. 229-9115.
Gilded Age mansion was the home of
Frederick and Louise Vanderbilt from 18961938. Includes formal gardens, grounds,
hiking trails and spectacular views of the
Hudson River. 9am-5pm. or A,
G by reservation, T 877-559-6777, H, Y, D1
Wethersfield Estate
and Gardens
214 Pugsley Hill Rd. off Cty. Rt. 86, Amenia.
Epitome of a country gentleman’s, Chauncey
D. Stillman (1907-‘89), estate of the late 20th
century. Carriage House with 20 restored
horse-drawn carriages; Main Residence
with extensive art & furniture collection,
surrounded by the formal Garden, inspired
by villa gardens of the Italian Renaissance. It
blends the formal with the natural landscape.
Trimmed hedges accented with sculptures,
water features and spectacular panoramic
views. Garden open June–Sept., Wed., Fri.,
Sat., noon–5pm. Tours of House & Carriage
House by reservation only., C5
330 Morton Rd., Rhinebeck. 876-4818.
Hudson Valley Victoriana at its best. Home
of Margaret (Daisy) Suckley, cousin and
confidante of President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
Queen Anne style mansion, designed by J.B.
Tiffany; grounds designed by Calvert Vaux.
House tours, walking trails, gift shop and
remarkable Hudson River views. May-Oct.,
Thurs.-Sun., noon–4pm. Thanksgiving–Dec.,
Sat.-Sun. 1–4pm. A, G, T, B2
A Admissions charged
D Donations accepted
F Free
G Groups welcome
T Tours available
H Handicapped accessible
T Tours available
Y Open year-round
A1–H6 Indexed map location (p. 48)
Note: All telephone area codes are 845
unless otherwise noted.
In the interest of space, web addresses
do not include www. or http://
There’s something to excite every family member. Drive go-carts, visit a zoo or take in a minor
league baseball game. Bring your bike, lace up your boots, grab the bridle. Make the most
of the Hudson River Valley landscape. Outdoor recreation includes golf, kayaking, ziplines,
archery and skeet shooting. All will become great memories!
A Admissions charged
D Donations accepted
F Free
G Groups welcome
R Reservations
T Tours available
H Handicapped accessible
Y Open year-round
A1–H6 Indexed map location (p. 48)
Note: All telephone area codes are 845
unless otherwise noted.
In the interest of space, web addresses
do not include www. or http://
Peoples Bicycle
Bike Rentals: 1 Red Flynn Dr. Bike Repair:
430 Main St., Beacon. 765-2487.
Bike rentals; locks and rider helmets included.
Walking distance from train station. Reserve
online. Jun.-Oct., Sat.-Sun., 10am-6pm.
PV Bicycle Shop
No bike? No problem! Rent one for the day!
1557 Main St./Rt. 44, Pleasant Valley.
635-3161, 765-2487.
Repairs, large selection of new and used
bikes. Accessories for beginners and pros.
Rentals available. Y, E2
Rhinebeck Bicycle Shop
1581 Rt. 376, Wappingers Falls.
463-7433 (RIDE).
Wide variety of bikes available: new and
used, rentals, repairs, sales and accessories.
Local rides and clubs. Mon. & Thurs.,
10am-8pm; Tues., Wed. & Fri., 10am-6pm; &
Sat., 10am-5pm. Hours may flex seasonally. Y, B2
Leisure Ride Bike Rental
266 Titusville Rd., Poughkeepsie. 486-8125.
Bicycle sales and rentals. Family 5-seaters,
2-seater and individual bikes available. Day
and hourly rates. Delivery available to
Walkway Over the Hudson. Mon.-Fri.,
9:30am-7pm, Sat.-Sun. 9:30am-7pm. Hours
flex seasonally. Y, F2
10 Garden St., Rhinebeck. 876-4025.
Service repairs, daily rentals, sales and
accessories, group rides. Mon.-Fri.,
10am-6pm; & Sat., 10am-4pm. Call for winter
hours. Y, B2
Wheel and Heel
2658 E. Main St., Wappingers Falls. 632-3050.
Bike rentals, repairs, sales and accessories.
Discounts, rides and events. Tues. &Thurs.,
10am-8pm; Wed., Fri. & Sat., 10am-6pm; &
Sun., 12-5pm. Y, G2
Ask for our FREE Bike Tour Guide, because
you deserve to explore scenic treasures!
Bike & Walk Tour, Rhinebeck
and Red Hook Historic District
Chamber Information Booths, Rt. 9.
Maps out two routes for biking and for
walking on scenic roads through Red Hook
and Rhinebeck, past farmland and historic
sites. Attractions listed. PDF online. Winnakee
Land Trust and Rhinebeck-Red Hook
Greenway Committee. B2
Dutchess and Beyond
Bicycle Club
170 Creek Rd., Pleasant Valley. 454-1190.
Weekend bicycle rides of various distances.
Annual fall tours. E2
Dutchess Tourism, Inc.
Poughkeepsie. 463-4000, 800-445-3131.
Eight self-guided bike tours with directions
and maps.
Mid-Hudson Bicycle Club
Poughkeepsie. Bicycle touring, mountain
biking, social events, annual century ride. F1
Opposite: Kayaking with Atlantic Kayak Tour from Norrie State Park, Staatsburg.
Above (left to right): Up, up and away with Adventure with Altitude Ballooning. Courtesy photo. Tee off at one of 15 golf courses or driving ranges. Photo: NYS
Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Cool off at Croc Creek and Wavy Lazy River at SplashDown Beach in Fishkill. Courtesy photo.
There’s no time for boredom at these kidfriendly play spaces, amusement parks,
arcades, and more.
Bounce! Trampoline Sports
2 Neptune Rd., Poughkeepsie. 206-4555.
Bounce is 10,000 sq. ft. of interconnected
trampolines to play slam dunk basketball or
trampoline dodge-ball. Jump into foam pits
or just play on their enormous large main
court. Separate Bounce, Jr. zone for kids 5
and under.
A, G, H, F1
The Field
Joe Gamer
1097 Rt. 55, Lagrangeville. 454-0900.
Video game store with play lounge, weekly
tournaments. Buy and sell new and used.
Specializes in retro video games. Mon.-Thurs.,
11am-8pm, Fri.-Sat., 11am-9pm, Sun.,
11am-6pm. Y, F3
Jumpin’ Jakes LLC
982 Main St., Ste. 1, Fishkill. 897-1744.
Giant inflatables, toddler zone, game room
with interactive games. Lazer Tag, snack bar,
parties. 10am-6pm. A, G, H, Y, H2
Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum
85 Airport Rd., Wappingers Falls. 432-1111.
12,000 sq. ft. indoor sports facility. 10 batting
tunnels, 50-yard field for sports leagues.
Training site, lessons. Birthday parties.
Overhead observation deck with free WiFi. A G, R, H, Y, G2
75 N. Water St., Poughkeepsie. 471-0589.
On the banks of the Hudson River. Hands-on
exhibits and programs present science,
technology, the arts, and Hudson River
heritage. For children ages 0-6. Tues.–Sat.,
9:30am-5pm, Sun., 11am-5pm. A, G, T, H, Y, E1
Hudson Valley Renegades
Dutchess Stadium, 1500 Rt. 9D,
Wappingers Falls. 838-0094.
The Hudson Valley Renegades, 2012 NY
Penn League Champions, Class A minor
league baseball club affiliated with the Tampa
Bay Rays. 38 home games a season.
Discounted group rates/15+. A, G, H G1
Hyde Park Roller Magic
4178 Albany Post Rd./Rt. 9, Hyde Park.
Roller skating and blading, video arcade.
Concession, private parties, group rates,
fundraising programs and events. Home of The
Hudson Valley Horrors Roller Derby team,; and The Frightmares
Junior Roller Derby team, ages 9-17. Call for
hours; open Federal holidays. Free WiFi. A, G, Y, D1
25 Van Wagner Rd., Poughkeepsie. 243-3750.
Interactive studio for kids of all ages for
creative play and crafts. 5,000 sq. ft. space
has play village for hands-on, creative play for
kids from birth, a craft studio offering
projects, classes and workshops for all ages.
Two rooms for private parties. Coffee and
snack bar with local food and drink. WiFi.
Walk-ins welcome. Mon.-Fri. 10am-5pm, call
for weekend hours.
SplashDown Beach
16 Old Rt. 9 West, Fishkill. 897-9600.
New for Summer 2015 – the Arctic
Mammoth! Standing nearly 6 stories tall and
600 feet long, the Arctic Mammoth is one of
the biggest Family Raft Rides in the
Northeast. For thrill seekers, try the Arctic
Plunge Mat Racer, a 5-story racer that
launches riders on a head-to-head drag race
to the finish line, Humunga Half-Pipe, NY’s
only Zero-Gravity Water Ride, and the Bullet
Bowl, a 4-story wild ride. Little ones will love
Bob the Builder Splash Works and Dizzy’s
Water Whirler. More for kids: Shipwreck
Lagoon, Monster Wave Pool, Croc Creek Lazy
River, Pirate’s Plunge and Pirate’s
Revenge. May–Sept., 10am–7pm. A, G, R, H, H2
Trevor Zoo
Millbrook School, 282 Millbrook School Rd.,
off Rt. 44, Millbrook. 677-3704.
AZA-accredited zoo with more than 180 exotic
and indigenous animals in exhibits covering six
acres. The only zoo in the US located at a high
school has several endangered species
represented. Begun in 1936 by biology
teacher Frank Trevor to share his love of
wildlife. 8:30am–5pm every day. A, G by appt., Y, D4
Whether you’re looking for trophy-class fish or
you just want to experience the tranquility of
a secluded trout stream, Dutchess County has
it all. The Hudson River is quickly becoming
the destination point for anglers from around
the globe. Our many stocked streams and
lakes have miles of public access available,
and hunters and water fowlers can challenge
themselves at one of our many multiple use
areas. For sporting clays, trap and skeet
shooters, Dutchess County is a top Northeast
destination, with seven shooting clubs and
preserves open to all.
There are numerous spots for catching trout,
striped bass, pickerel, walleye and perch,
as well as places for dip-netting, alewives
and blueback herring. The beautiful Hudson
itself is an ideal setting for numerous species,
including largemouth and smallmouth bass,
Comprehensive visitor resources at
striped bass, blue crab, brown bullhead, carp,
white catfish and American shad.
Dutchess County is one of the top two counties in the Southern Region of New York State
for deer hunting, with a special archery season
for deer spanning about six weeks, Oct.-Nov.
Muzzle-loading & archery hunting continue for
9 days after the regular season. In designated
hunting areas you can also find pheasant,
turkey, grouse, woodcock, squirrel, cotton-tail
rabbit, raccoon, coyote, and waterfowl. Turkey
hunting is open in May as well.
Be sure to contact the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation in New
Paltz for specific fishing and hunting regulations and other relevant information before
your planned visit.
No license is required for fishing for migratory fish in the Hudson River; apply online for
recreational marine fishing registry.
NY State Department of
Environmental Conservation
21 S. Putt Corners Rd., New Paltz, NY 12561.
Fishing Info: 256-3161. Wildlife Info: 256-3098. E1
There are several organizations you can
contact for more information about sporting
in Dutchess:
Federation of Dutchess County
Fish and Game Clubs
P.O. Box 3201, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603.
[email protected]
Serving sportsmen and women for more than
80 years, they work closely with sportsmen’s
clubs, the NYS DEC, elected officials, and all
others interested in conserving wildlife and
our natural resources. Programs include
Hunters Helping the Hungry, Junior Hunter
Pheasant Hunt, fish stocking, free fishing
events and public access, and conservation
education, promotion and public awareness. F2
Mid-Hudson Trout Unlimited
PO Box 982, Poughkeepsie.
[email protected]
Their mission is to conserve, protect, and
restore North America’s cold water fisheries
and their watersheds. F2
See for lists of our six
Multiple Use Areas, and Hudson River access
at marinas and launch sites.
Pay Ponds Fish Hatchery at
Falconwood Farms
Wingdale. 832-7127
Pond stocked with Rainbow Trout, Bass,
Catfish and Bluegills. Rod, reel and bait
included. Fish as much as you want, and pay
for all fish you catch. Children must be
supervised. Space limited. June-Oct, Sun.
8am-4pm, weather permitting. A, R required,
The Angler’s Den
11 W. Main St., Pawling. 855-5182.
Full-service Orvis dealer. Fly fishing and
apparel, fly tying materials. Guide services
and trips. Wed.-Sat., 10am-5pm, Sun.,
10am-2pm. Y, G5
You’ll find a variety of sizes, designs and styles,
including an Irish links-style course. Two are
among the oldest in the US! Beginner or pro,
find the perfect greens to play through.
Beekman Country Club
9-hole course is oldest municipal public
course in US, c. 1890. Pro shop, putting
green, cart rentals, snack bar. Visa,
MasterCard accepted. Apr.–Nov.
Golf A, R, G5
DC Indoor Golf
10 Crannell St., Poughkeepsie. 486-4004.
Indoor golf center fitted with 8 PGA Tour
Simulators, each loaded with 50 courses to
choose from. Family-friendly atmosphere is
perfect to learn the game and for advanced
golfers to improve theirs. Play 18 holes in an
hour, avoid the rain and keep your swing all
winter. Leagues. Sun.-Thurs., 9am-8pm, Fri.Sat. 9am-10pm. E2
Fishkill Golf Course and
Driving Range
11 Country Club Rd., Hopewell Junction.
226-7700 x1.
27-hole championship course. Clubhouse,
lessons, driving range, putting green, pro
shop, cart and club rental, restaurant. MidMar.–Dec., weekends 6am, weekdays 7am. Jr.
and special rates.
A, G, R up to 7 days ahead, G3
387 Rt. 9, intersection of I-84, Fishkill.
12-hole course. Pro shop, driving range, lit,
heated practice greens, mats and grass tees,
club rental. Market Bar & Grill. Mar.–Dec.,
7am–10pm. A, R, H2
Casperkill Golf Club
110 Golf Club Ln., Poughkeepsie. 463-0900.
18-hole championship golf course designed
by Robert Trent Jones, Sr. Driving range,
putting greens, pro shop, lessons. Restaurant.
Course open all year weather permitting;
dawn–dusk. Just off Rt. 9. A, G, R online, F1
950 Violet Ave., Hyde Park. 632-6464.
Unique, full USGA 300-yard driving range on
77 scenic acres. Pro-shop. E-Range key for
expanded hours and use. Home of the
Golden Ball! New tee boxes and equipment.
Lessons; available for private events. Mon.Sun. 10am-8pm; extended hours for E-Range
members. A, Y, D1
College Hill Golf Course
Harlem Valley Golf Club
149 N. Clinton St., Poughkeepsie. 486-9112.
Well-conditioned 9-hole course. Relaxed
environment. Recently refurbished clubhousesnack bar. Extensive club repair. Designed by
William F. Mitchell, 1933. Apr.–Nov., 7am–
A, G, R, F1
109 Wheeler Rd., Wingdale. 832-9957.
Challenging 9-hole course in the foothills of
the Berkshires, designed by Donald Ross in
1928. Apr.–Nov. 1. Semi-private, open to
public most weekdays, Sat. after 8:30am, and
Sun. after 12pm. A, F5
Dinsmore Golf Course
James Baird State Park, Golf
Course and Driving Range
Mills-Norrie State Park, 5371 Albany Post Rd./
Rt. 9, Staatsburg. Pro Shop: 889-4071.
Reservations: 889-3126.
18-hole course at 988-acre Mills-Norrie State
Park is third oldest in US, c. 1890s.
Clubhouse, putting green, lockers. Restaurant
on site. Apr.–Nov.
A, R, C1
Dogwood Knolls Golf Course
722 Rt. 376, Hopewell Junction. 226-7317.
9-hole course. Pro shop, putting green, club
rentals. Restaurant open to the public. 6am–
A, R, G2
Dutcher Golf Course
135 E. Main St., Pawling. 855-9845.
Gilbert Farm Recreation Center
Driving Range
280 Clubhouse Rd., LaGrange or 122D
Freedom Rd., Pleasant Valley; off Taconic
Pkwy. 452-1489.
18-hole championship course at 590 acrepark designed by Robert Trent Jones, Sr. was
recently improved by NYS Parks. Clubhouse,
driving range, putting green, lessons, club
rental. Pro shop/Reservations 473-6200.
Eagle’s Nest Restaurant 471-8050. Early Apr.–
mid-Nov., 7am WD, 6am WE and holidays.
A, R, E3
The Links at Union Vale
153 N. Parliman Rd., Union Vale/
LaGrangeville. 223-1000.
18-hole championship links-style course
designed by Steven Kay. State-of-the-art 300-
Right: Anglers enjoy nature’s serenity while
fly-fishing at Ten Mile River. The fishing is
bountiful in Dutchess County, from refreshing
mountain creeks to the Hudson River.
yard driving range, pro shop, lessons,
restaurant and banquet facilities. Open Mar./
Apr. - Oct./Nov. (weather permitting).
6:30am–dark. Weddings/banquets yearround. 223-1002. A, G, R, F3
McCann Memorial Golf Course
155 Wilbur Blvd., Poughkeepsie. 454-1968.
18-hole championship course. Driving range,
putting green, cart rental, lessons and snack
bar. Pro shop 471-3917. Christos Restaurant
catering 471-3400. Designed by Mitchell/Kay
in 1972. Mar.–Nov., Tues.–Sun., 7am-dark,
Mon., noon-dark.
A, R, F2
Red Hook Golf Club
650 Rt. 199, Red Hook. 758-8652.
18-hole semi-private championship course.
Full practice facility with well-stocked Pro
Shop. Lessons, cart and club rentals. The
Club Restaurant, open to public for dining
and events, 758-3006. Book tee times online.
Rarely closed due to outstanding soil/
drainage system. Apr.–Nov. A, R, A2
Vassar Golf Course
Vassar College, 124 Raymond Ave.,
Poughkeepsie. 473-9838.
9-hole course on charming Vassar campus,
est. 1930. Putting green, club and cart
rentals, lessons. Adult/junior clinics. Sr.
specials. Open 7am; average round 2 hours. A, G, R, F1
Spend part of your day on a trail ride,
western riding-style. Or, find lessons in show
jumping, cross-country and dressage, for the
novice rider up to the expert.
Calypso Farm
25 Seelbach Ln., Staatsburg. 266-4664.
Equestrian center. Boarding, riding lessons,
and training. By appt. R, Y, C2
Cedar Crest Farm
2054 Rt. 83, Pine Plains. 518-398-1034.
State of the art, purpose-built equestrian
center. Lessons in show-jumping, crosscountry and dressage for all abilities. Belebro
horse exerciser, 40 acres of paddocks. BHS
certified. Accommodations onsite. Tues.–
Sun., 8:30am–5pm.
G, R, H, Y, B4
Epic Stride Farm
670 Waterbury Rd., LaGrangeville. 242-4385.
English riding, lessons, indoor ring. Full and
rough board services available. By appt. R, Y, F3
Netherwood Acres
883 Netherwood Rd., Hyde Park. 266-3774.
Horseback riding, riding lessons, 3-day
eventing, clinics, trail riding, horse training,
boarding and sales. Indoor, outdoor and
dressage rings. Over 100 square miles of
wooded riding trails, weekly cross-country
rides and 30-acre field with jumps.
Foxhunting, Hunter Paces, and riding
opportunities for all abilities. Wed.-Sun. A, G 2-8, Y, D2
Southern Dutchess
Equestrian Center
187 Robinson Ln., Wappingers Falls.
Full and rough boarding, riding lessons,
Nature’s Classroom summer program, horse
training and leasing. By appt. R, Y, G2
The Southlands Foundation
5771 Rt. 9 South, Rhinebeck. 876-4862.
Non-profit, educational 200-acre equestrian
farm on the Hudson River. Lessons, pony
rides, horse shows and events. Walking/crosscountry skiing trails. The property dates back
to the original King’s grant to the Livingston
and Beekman families from which Deborah
Dows, the founder, is a descendant. She used
horsemanship to teach all ages respect and
love for the land and its animals, both wild
and tame. D, R, Y, C2
Western Riding Stables, Inc.
228 Sawchuck Rd., Millerton. 518-789-4848.
Unique western riding experience. Trail rides,
horseback camping (pack trips), daily and
overnight. Lessons, boarding, transportation,
hay/sleigh rides, pony rides, moonlight rides.
Corporate groups. A, G, R, T, B5
On it, over it, or even in it. Enjoy the majestic
waterway which made the Hudson River
Valley a National Heritage Area.
Beacon Sloop Club and Woody
Guthrie Ferry Sloop
2 Red Flynn Dr., across from train station,
adjacent to the Beacon Harbor. 463-4660.
The Woody Guthrie Sloop is in need of
restoration again, so fundraising is underway.
Free evening sails on replica of historic
Hudson River ferry sloop resume when
completed. Supports the larger sloop
Clearwater’s mission to keep the river open
and accessible to all people. Lectures, films
and concerts at the Clubhouse year-round.
Annual festivals at Riverfront Park, Beacon:
June, Strawberry; Aug., Corn; and Oct.,
Pumpkin. F, Y, H1
A Admissions charged
D Donations accepted
F Free
G Groups welcome
R Reservations
T Tours available
H Handicapped accessible
Y Open year-round
A1–H6 Indexed map location (p. 48)
Note: All telephone area codes are 845
unless otherwise noted.
In the interest of space, web addresses
do not include www. or http://
Comprehensive visitor resources at
Empire Cruise Lines
Victor C. Waryas Park, 29 N. Water St.,
Poughkeepsie. 345-8510.
Climb aboard the 60-ft. double decked M/V
Mystère and sail the historic Hudson River.
Enjoy relaxing sightseeing, lunch, dinner and
sunset wine cruises. Holiday and themed
cruises. Walk to/from Walkway Over the
Hudson and train station. Available for
charters and private parties. Groups/charters:
478-6396. May-Oct.
A, G, R, T, E1
Hudson Cruises, Inc.
PO Box 72, Hudson, NY 12534. 518-8221014, 914-388-2949.
The Spirit of the Hudson sails the Hudson
River for sightseeing from Hudson to
Newburgh. Themed events include wine
tasting, dining and Karaoke. Available for
charters and private parties. Call for cruise
schedule. Now hosting weddings and fund
raisers on the Marika, the newest dinner yacht
for charter in the Mid-Hudson Valley! A1
Hudson River Sloop Clearwater
724 Wolcott Ave., Beacon. 265-8080.
The Clearwater, America’s Environmental
Flagship, sails the Hudson River hosting
public sails, festivals and innovative onboard
educational programs. Pete Seeger had it
built to promote clean-up of the Hudson
River. Call Mon.-Fri., 9am-5pm for dates,
times and locations of sloop and public sails. H1
Mountain Tops Outfitters
144 Main St., Beacon. 831-1997.
Outdoor apparel, full line of hiking, trail
running and casual shoes, backpacking gear
and accessories. Kayak sales, rentals and
guided tours on the Hudson River and Mount
Beacon. Official kayak outfitter at Scenic
Hudson’s Long Dock Park, Beacon. Mon.-Sat.,
11am-6pm, Sun., 11am-5pm. Y, H1
Norrie Point Paddlesport Center
Norrie State Park, Staatsburg. 889-8461.
Atlantic Kayak Tours is one of the area’s most
experienced kayak outfitters, with 30 years of
running kayak programs. Kayak tours and
instructional programs for all levels of
paddlers. Retail and rental equipment. MaySept., call for hours.
A, G, R, T, H, C1
The River Connection
9 W. Market St., Hyde Park.
229-0595, 242-4731.
Year-round retail showroom features sea,
touring, and fishing kayaks, paddles and
sporting accessories. Guided tours and
instruction, from basics to rolling by ACA
certified instructors. Scheduled and private
outings. Private Hudson River Marina. Charter
member American Canoe Association
Professional Paddlesport School. Mon-Sat.,
10am-6pm; and by appt. R required, Y, D1
River Pool at Beacon
Riverfront Park, Beacon. General 914-6294598, swimming inquiries 784-1790.
Located on the north shore of the park, the
partially submerged pool makes a safe wading
area in the Hudson River, protecting bathers of
all ages from boaters and currents. Minutes
from train station, ferry dock, Dia:Beacon, and
Beacon Landing. The water quality here is one
of the best in Dutchess. Early July to Labor
Day. Tues.-Sun., noon-6pm. F, H1
Shadows Water Taxi
176 Rinaldi Blvd., Poughkeepsie. 486-9500.
US Coast Guard licensed crew takes you on
Shadows One from Shadows Marina to the
Newburgh waterfront in 20-25 minutes. Boats
depart on the odd hour from Shadows and
on the even hours from Newburgh. Check
schedule daily; subject to change due to
weather and Hudson River conditions. 14
guests max. E1
Tivoli Sailing Company
Boarding locations in Tivoli, and Rhinecliff;
also Saugerties (Ulster). 901-2697.
Enjoy the beauty of the Hudson River on the
sloop Leda or our yacht Helen. Catered/
uncatered charters with grill, iceboxes, iPod
stereo, and toilet. Adult sailing lessons; weeklong kids’ sailing school in July and August.
Romantic champagne sunset cruises for two,
Rail to Sail weekend getaway packages with
B&B; Amtrak to Rhinecliff with transport to
B&B by yacht. By appt. May-Oct. R required, A1
Also see Bannerman’s Castle/Pollepel Island
tours, accessible by boat, under History section
Adventure with Altitude
7 Yates Ave., Poughkeepsie. 464-1004.
Hot air balloon rides in Rainbow with a View.
Spectacular flights are about 45–60 min., E1
$225/person. Apr.–Nov., 6am and 6pm. R required.
Big Bear Ziplines
817 Violet Ave., Hyde Park. 893-9352,
888-ZIP-BBZI (947-2294). Zip through the
trees on eight ziplines from 30-ft high and
200-ft long to 100-ft high and 1,400-ft long.
Tours last three hours and include a hike to
the starting area.
A, G, R, T, Y, E1
Blue Sky Balloons
102 Wilbur Ave., Poughkeepsie. 473-6917.
Hot air balloon rides. Reservations required.
Take the Metro-North train to Poughkeepsie
and BSB will meet you; 44 years’ experience
with a perfect safety record. April-Oct.
Sunrise or sunset. $225/person.
R required, F2
Dutchess County Fairgrounds
Rt. 9, 6550 Springbrook Ave., Rhinebeck.
Showcases the Dutchess County Fair,
featuring agricultural shows, livestock, food,
commercial vendors and more! Hosts Country
Living Fair, HV Wine and Food Festival, NYS
Sheep and Wool Family Festival, Rhinebeck
Arts Festival, Barn Star Antiques at Rhinebeck
and Beer, Bourbon and Bacon! A, G, H, B1
Dutchess Stadium
1500 Rt. 9D, Wappingers Falls. 298-4600.
The home field of the Hudson Valley
Renegades opened in 1994 and holds 4,494
people. A Dutchess County park, “The
Dutch” also hosts concerts, festivals, and
sporting events. A new state-of-the-art
synthetic playing field was installed for 2014. A, G, H G1
331 Main St., Beacon and 2689 W. Main St.,
Wappingers Falls.
Guided painting classes and parties. Beacon:
In-studio classes, parties and workshops for
adults. Wappingers Falls: Same offered for
kids & tweens. No experience necessary or
needed; a step-by-step process ensures you
leave with your own personal masterpiece.
Cocktails & Canvas at other venues. A, G, Y
Extra Innings Wappinger
182 Old Rt. 9, Fishkill. 896-3340.
Extra Innings is a state of the art 14,000 sq. ft.
indoor baseball and softball training facility
with 8 indoor hitting and pitching tunnels, a
full Pro Shop, training room and birthday
party area. Open all year for players of all
ages and abilities. Mon.-Fri. 10am-9pm, Sat.
9am-7pm, and Sun. 9am-5pm. A, G, Y
K1 Speed
Poughkeepsie Galleria, 2001 South Rd./Rt. 9,
Poughkeepsie. 297-5409.
ndoor go-kart racing in a center designed to
be a world-class entertainment venue.
Professionally designed race track, highperformance electric karts, and a museum
collection of authentic racing memorabilia.
Mon.-Thurs., 12-10pm, Fri., 11am-11pm, Sat.,
10am-11pm, and Sun., 10am-8pm. Corporate
inquiries, private parties & birthdays
(855) 517-7333. A, G, Y, F1
Right: Climb aboard, as a US Coast Guardlicensed captain takes you on an exhilarating
water ride from Shadows Marina in
Poughkeepsie to the Newburgh waterfront in
20 minutes. Courtesy photo.
Mid-Hudson Civic Center
McCann Ice Arena
14 Civic Center Plz., Poughkeepsie. 454-5800.
Multi-purpose recreation, entertainment and
convention center with programs ranging
from concerts to trade shows. NHL quality ice
arena, private rentals, programs and leagues. A, H, Y, E1
Overlook Golf and
Recreation Center
39 DeGarmo Rd., Poughkeepsie. 471-8515.
Family recreation center. Golf driving range
and lessons, 18-hole miniature golf course,
10 lit baseball/softball batting cages.
Overlook Naskarts, longest go-kart track in
New York State! 454-6006. Mid-Mar.–Nov.,
10am–7pm; Tues., 12-7pm. Overlook
Paintball with party packages., Mar.Dec.,10am-4pm.
570-401-2560, 570-443-0976. A, G, E2
Paintbrushes & Party
Apple Valley Plaza, 702 Freedom Plains Rd.,
Poughkeepsie. 467-2468.
Join us to relax, sip your favorite beverage
and create the masterpiece we know is inside
you. It’s like therapy with a twist! Check
on-line calendar for paintings and schedule.
Wed.-Fri., 1pm-9pm, Sat., 10am-9pm, and
Sun. 10am-6pm. A, G, H
Poughkeepsie Raceway
111 Page Park Dr., Poughkeepsie.
Purpose-built .2 mile asphalt kart racing oval.
Racers from 5-75 compete weekly in several
different divisions. Check website for
schedule and upcoming events. Located
under the Wm. Steinhaus Dutchess County
Rail Trail Bridge. Apr.-Oct., Sun. races 10am.
Some Sat. night races in summer. A, E2
Taconic Tennis
190 Old Sylvan Lake Rd., Hopewell Junction.
Full featured tennis club offering year-round
play on four indoor and seven outdoor
courts; instruction, league play, social mixers,
clinics and private lessons. Mon.-Fri.
6am-10pm; Sat.-Sun. 7am-8pm. R, Y, G3
Try your hand shooting clay pigeons or enjoy
the serenity of the great outdoors by going
Beretta Shooting Grounds at
Dover Furnace
30 Ore Bed Rd., Dover Plains. 832-6594.
At 2,000 acres, the largest public facility of its
kind in the Northeast. State-of-the-art facility
for sporting clays, FITASC, 5-stand, skeet and
trap shooting. Upland game bird hunting with
guides and trained dogs ranging 40-50 acres.
Shooting instruction for novice to expert. Six
suites for overnight stay. Full service banquet
facility. 9am-5pm. Call for rates. A, Y, E6
in the nation. Orvis Fly-Fishing and Wingshooting Schools and a fully-catered lodge
facility with ample meeting space create a
benchmark experience for corporate
recreation and individual sporting
pursuits. Open 363 days a year. Shooting/
Retail store open 9am-5pm. Y, D4
Dutchess County Pistol
TMT Hunting Preserve
and Sporting Clays
47 St. Nicholas Rd., Wappingers Falls.
Three handgun-only ranges, one air-rifle
range and one semi-indoor range. All heated
and lit year round. Many diverse junior
programs. 9am–9pm. Tours by appt. Y, G2
Mid County Rod and Gun
650 Waterbury Hill Rd., LaGrangeville.
Sporting clays league on Wed. evening, Apr.July. Skeet shooting on Wed., 6pm., Apr.-Oct.
Trap and 5 Stand on Fri., 6-10pm, Apr.-Oct. F3
302 Schoolhouse Rd., Staatsburg. 266-5108.
Sporting clays and trap range, instruction,
hunting preserve, lodge. Est. 1966. By appt. Y, C2
Whortlekill Rod and Gun Club, Inc.
540 Rt. 376, Hopewell Junction. 227-7750.
Call weekends only.
82 acres for trap shooting every Wed., end of
Jan.-mid. Oct., 4-9pm. Indoor pistol range,
3-D archery shooting events, indoor archery
range. ATA Registered Trap Events. Activities
vary; all upcoming events are listed on
website. G2
Millbrook Rod and Gun Club
387 Woodstock Rd., Millbrook. 677-0029 (call
Sun. only).
Skeet and 5-stand shooting. May–Oct., Sun.,
9am–1:30pm. D4
Orvis Sandanona
Shooting Grounds
3047 Sharon Tpk., Millbrook. 677-9701.
Orvis Sandanona is a place where the
traditions of the field and the hunt are held in
the highest regard. The oldest permitted
shotgun shooting club in the country, the
main lodge was built during the presidency
of Thomas Jefferson. Using its rich past as a
foundation, Orvis Sandanona has built a
thriving, modern sporting-clays shooting
ground, consistently ranked among the best
A Admissions charged
D Donations accepted
F Free
G Groups welcome
R Reservations
T Tours available
H Handicapped accessible
Y Open year-round
A1–H6 Indexed map location (p. 46)
Note: All telephone area codes are 845
unless otherwise noted.
In the interest of space, web addresses
do not include www. or http://
Formal gardens, family-friendly parks, sanctuaries and preserves. There are hundreds of acres
of public green space in Dutchess County, awaiting your quiet discovery. More parks, forests
and Multiple Use Areas are listed online.
A Admissions charged
D Donations accepted
F Free
G Groups welcome
R Reservations
T Tours available
H Handicapped accessible
Y Open year-round
A1–H6 Indexed map location (p. 48)
Note: All telephone area codes are
845 unless otherwise noted.
In the interest of space, web addresses
do not include www. or http://
See Relaxation section, lodging
An abundance of formal gardens and nature
sanctuaries creates a distinct category of
environmental attractions ready to explore.
They represent the range of our relationship
with nature, from the strictly imposed order
of a terraced, ornamental garden to the
undisturbed naturalness of a forest preserve.
Beatrix Farrand Garden
at Bellefield
Rt. 9, Hyde Park. 229-9115 x2023
Located on the grounds of the Home of
Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site,
at Bellefield Mansion, the enclosed formal
gardens were created in 1912 by Beatrix
Farrand, the first woman landscape architect.
The garden is noted for its perfectly
composed borders of pink, white, blush,
cream, gray, mauve and purple colors. May–
Oct., dawn–dusk. D, F, G, T, H, D2
Brine Garden
21 Blue Bird Inn Rd., Pawling. 855-9023.
Private six-acre, botanical garden on the scale
of a public garden. Diverse plant collection
includes many natives and is the work of
principal landscape designer Duncan Brine.
Visit via The Garden Conservancy, with
garden clubs, and by appt. G, T, R, G6
Buttercup Farm Audubon
Rt. 82, Stanfordville. 518-325-5203.
640 acres of diverse habitats with rolling and
open grasslands. Six miles of trails. 80 species
of birds have been observed on a “birdy”
May day including Great Blue Herons, Wood
Ducks, Bobolinks, Golden-winged and
Lawrence’s Warblers. Dawn–dusk. D, G, H by appt., Y, C4
Formal Gardens at Clermont
State Historic Site
1 Clermont Ave., Germantown.
Historic estate with six formal gardens and
exquisite views of the Catskill Mountains and
Hudson River. Early 20th century design
influenced by Italian villas and the work of
Gertrude Jekyll. Wilderness garden and fish
pond. Exceptional lilacs bloom in April or
May. Includes five miles of trails, excellent
bird watching, and historic mansion. Daily,
aspx, A, G, Y, A1
Formal Gardens at Vanderbilt
Mansion National Historic Site
Rt. 9, Hyde Park. 229-6432.
Restored formal gardens characterized by
reflecting pool, terraces, pergola and loggia,
with three levels of annuals, perennials and
roses. Dates of free guided garden tours
listed online. 9am–dusk. D, F, G, T, Y, D1
Innisfree Garden
362 Tyrrel Rd., Millbrook. 677-8000.
Recognized as one of the world’s 10 best
gardens, Innisfree merges the essence of
Modernist ideas and traditional Chinese and
Japanese garden design principles with a
nuanced reading of its glacial landscape. The
result is a distinctly American stroll garden on
185 acres surrounding a large, shimmering
lake; a sublime composition of rock, water,
wood and sky. May-Oct., Wed.–Fri.,
10am–4pm; Sat.–Sun. & federal holidays,
11am–5pm. Guided group tours. A, G, Y, D4
Opposite: Autumn at Waryas Park with the Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park in the background in Poughkeepsie. Photo: Franc Palaia, (c) 2006.
Above (left to right): Hikers and campers take Metro-North’s Harlem Line to the Appalachian Trail on weekends and holidays. The Harlem Valley Appalachian
Trail Community has the only train station along the 2,175 mile trail! There’s also a limited service stop for hikers at Breakneck Ridge on the Hudson Line. A
short walk from the train station, the Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park offers spectacular waterfront views! Take the glass elevator from Upper
Landing Park. Walkers, cyclists and skaters welcome, as are leashed dogs. Photo: NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation.
Sunset over Bannerman Castle, after the annual Farm Fresh Dinner, on Bannerman/Pollepel Island. Photo: John Morzen
Locust Grove Estate Gardens
2683 South Rd., Poughkeepsie. 454-4500.
200-acre landscape garden includes hiking
trails, heirloom vegetable and flower gardens.
Stately trees, rolling hills, and picturesque
views of the Hudson River. 8am-dusk daily.
Guided tours available May-Oct. Site of
monthly Sunset Sensations event.
F, G, T, Y, E1
Master Gardener
Demonstration Gardens
Dutchess County Farm and Home Center,
2715 Rt. 44, Millbrook. 677-8223 x134.
Educational gardens designed, planted and
maintained by Master Gardener volunteers of
Cornell Cooperative Extension Dutchess
County. Dawn-dusk; spring-frost. F, D, G, H, T, Y, D4
Millbrook Tribute Gardens, Inc.
3269 Franklin Ave., Millbrook. 677-3434.
Garden and children’s playground on six
acres. F, G, H, Y, D4
Mount Gulian Gardens
145 Sterling St., Beacon. 831-8172.
Restoration in progress of 19th century
gardens with antique roses and peonies.
Managed by an escaped slave for 40 years in
the 1800s. Included in house tour. F, D, G, H, T, Y, H1
Ralph T. Waterman Bird Club
544-3049, 758-5803.
Join those with a passion for wild birds! Field
trips to area birding hot spots, evening nature
programs and all-day bird counts. D, F, Y
Rose Garden at Franklin D.
Roosevelt National Historic Site
4097 Rt. 9, Hyde Park. 229-9115.
Garden features annuals and 28 different
varieties of roses. Burial site of Franklin and
Eleanor Roosevelt. F, G, Y, D1
99.7 acres owned by the Town of Wappinger.
Home to a pre-restoration mansion, several
historic buildings, nature trails, gardens, and
breathtaking Hudson Valley views. See also
Historic Museums for Sports Museum of
Dutchess County. Property open daily dawndusk.
The gift of nature is never far away. Explore
trails, ramble or bike on several rail trails,
and trek up to our fire towers. Hike 30 miles
of the Appalachian Trail. Multiple-use areas
with a variety of woods, fields and ponds are
listed online.
Appalachian Trail
30 miles of the Trail pass through southeastern
Dutchess. 4,000 acres of protected parkland
with hiking, backpacking, snowshoeing, crosscountry skiing and five overnight use areas.
Look for trail crossing signs with triangle at
NYS Rt. 52, 4 mi. east of Taconic Pkwy., park
on north side of road; NYS Rt. 55, west of
Pawling, 1.5 mi. east of NYS Rt. 216
intersection, park 0.1 mi. west of trail crossing;
NYS Rt. 22, north of Pawling, between Cty. Rt.
68 and DOT parking area, north of Rt. 68. The
Harlem Valley AT Community (Dover &
Pawling) has its HQ at Native Landscapes at
the AT Crossing on Rt. 22. &
D, F, G4
Carnwath Farms Park
& Historic Site
81 Carnwath Farms Ln. (off Wheeler Hill Rd.,)
Wappingers Falls. 632-1570.
1850 estate overlooking the Hudson River on
Cary Institute of
Ecosystem Studies
2801 Sharon Tpk., Rt. 44, Millbrook. 677-5343.
Not-for-profit scientific research center offers
Thurs. science seminars Sept.-May; monthly
“Friday Night at Cary” civic lectures,
education programs, nature trails, fern glen,
bird watching, and children’s summer ecology
camp. Biking permitted. Apr.–Oct. Grounds
open sunrise to sunset, internal roadway
gates open at 8:30am. Gates close at 7pm. F, G, H, Y, D4
DEC Hudson River Research
Reserve/Tivoli Bays
256 Norrie Point Way, Staatsburg. 889-4745.
Tivoli Bays site: 1,700 acre/6 miles of trails.
Joint DEC Wildlife Management Area
(hunting allowed in season) and field
laboratory for research and education.
Freshwater tidal marsh and forested uplands.
Car-top boat launch (non-motorized boats)
and interior car access spring-fall. Year-round
hiking, wildlife observation. Seasonal
bicycling. Norrie Point: Environmental
Center headquarters has exhibits, lab and
weather station. Located in NY Mills-Norrie
State Park, with adjacent marina. F, G, Y, C1
Comprehensive visitor resources at
Landmarks, a not-for-profit entity. D, F, G, Y, B4
Stony Kill Farm Environmental
Education Center
Dover Stone Church
Rt. 22, 100 ft. southwest of Rt. 22 & Mill St.,
Dover. 832-6111, 677-3002.
A geological formation of metaphoric rock on
the Stone Church Brook, a tributary of the Ten
Mile River, on the Taconic Ridge in the
northwest corner of the Town of Dover. The
formation, similar in size and shape to a
church’s cathedral stained glass window, has
drawn artists, authors, tourists and naturalists
for more than 100 years. 58 acres. Dawn-dusk. Park F, G, Y, E5
Ferncliff Forest
68 Mount Rutsen Rd., Rhinebeck. 876-3196.
200-acre forest preserve and game refugee
for camping (w/permit) and picnicking; pond
for fishing. Hiking trails and firetower offer
Hudson Valley views. Part of the original
Astor estate. B1
Harlem Valley Rail Trail
23 miles (15 open) of scenic paved walking,
rollerblading, biking and cross-country skiing
trails, linking towns, villages and state parks
on the rail bed from Wassaic Metro North
Station to Copake Falls. No horses or
motorized vehicles allowed. Access points:
Rt. 44/Main St. Village of Millerton across
from Railroad Plaza. Mechanic St., Amenia,
park 0.2 mi. east of Rt. 22 off of Rt. 343.
Wassaic train station, adjacent to the railroad
platform. Coleman Station, Town of
Northeast. Extends into Columbia County. D, F, G, H, Y, C6
Hike New York
Connecting people with nature through
authentic outdoor experiences, skill building,
education, and natural inspiration. Regional
guides for hiking, nature walks, Hudson River
kayaking, and swimming. Private/group hikes
tailored to every skill level. Pick up from
Beacon Train Station available.
Hyde Park Trails
229-9115 or 229-8086.
More than 16 miles of trails link several parks
and historic sites. Maps and information at
trail heads, park visitor centers and online.
Download podcast/audio tour for seven trails
htm. A cell phone QR code is at each stop.
Access at Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt,
Vanderbilt Mansion and Val-Kill National
Historic Sites; Winnakee Nature Preserve; and
Hackett Hill, Pinewoods and Riverfront Town
Parks. Bikes permitted on Winnakee Nature
Preserve red trail and NPS Roosevelt Farm
Lane Trail, April-Oct. All others are hiking
trails only.
D, F, G, Y, D1
Mt. Beacon Fire/Observation
Located on the summit of south Beacon
Mountain, the southernmost of two peaks
that form Mt. Beacon, in the Hudson
Highland region. The south peak is 1,650 feet
above sea level. One of several fire towers
erected by New York State to protect stateowned forest lands in the early 20th century.
Listed on the NY State and National Registry
for Historic Places and the National Historic
Look Out Register. Parking lot at cor. of
Wolcott Ave./Rt. 9D & Howland Ave. F, G, Y, H1
The Nature Conservancy
Multi-acre reserves with miles of hiking trails,
mountains, fields, woods and ponds. Dawn–
dusk. Preserve guide available. Also manages
Dutchess Sedge Meadows, Great Swamp,
Overlook Wetland and Zipfelberg Bog. D, F, Y
• Nellie Hill Preserve, Rt. 22, Dover Plains.
• Pawling Nature Reserve, Quaker Lake Rd.,
• Roger Perry Memorial Preserve, Sand Hill
Rd., Dover.
• Thompson Pond/Stissing Mountain
Preserve, Lake Rd., Pine Plains.
Stissing Mountain Fire Tower
Pine Plains, 518-398-5069.
Elevation 1,492 feet. 90-foot tower reached
by hiking trails at base of mountain. Look
down on eagles, hawks, vultures and crows in
flight. See the Hudson Valley from Albany
south to Ulster and from the Catskills east to
Mass. and Conn. Trails can be wet and
slippery in sections, so proper footwear is
recommended. Stissing Fire Tower is owned
and maintained by the Friends of Stissing
Rt. 9D, Wappingers Falls.
Trails and grounds for hiking, fishing, birding
and snowshoeing. Dawn-dusk.
[email protected] F, D, G, H, G1
Walkway Over the Hudson
State Historic Park
Parking & access 61 Parker Ave.,
Poughkeepsie, 454-9649. Stair access,
Washington St. Now with a glass elevator, just
a short walk from the train station, the
Walkway offers a direct connection to Upper
Landing Park, 83 N. Water St., and the
Poughkeepsie waterfront. Call the Park Office
to find out when elevator is operating, 8342867. Experience the longest elevated
pedestrian bridge in the world. This 1.28 mile
linear long “park in the sky” offers walkers,
hikers, bicyclists, and those with disabilities
spectacular views of the Hudson River flowing
212 feet below. It connects to 18 miles of
contiguous rail trails in Dutchess and Ulster
Counties. Bicycles and skates are welcome,
as are dogs on leashes less than 6 ft. in
length. Formerly a railroad bridge, c. 1888,
this park is managed by NYS Office of Parks,
Recreation and Historic Preservation.
7am-sunset, weather permitting. or
F, D, G, H, Y, E1
William R. Steinhaus Dutchess
Rail Trail
13 mile multi-use linear Dutchess County Park
begins at the Hopewell Depot in East Fishkill,
stretches through the Towns of Wappinger,
LaGrange and Poughkeepsie to the Walkway
Over the Hudson in the City of Poughkeepsie.
Parking is conveniently located at several
locations along the trail. Enjoy non-motorized
use including walking, biking, and
rollerblading, as well as cross country skiing
and snowshoeing, weather permitting. Parking
information and other details online. D, F, G, H, Y, G2
Winnakee Nature Preserve and
Educational Arboretum
7 Van Dam Rd., Hyde Park. 876-4213.
102-acre forested park with extensive carriage
and hiking trails. New Educational
Arboretum, with a guided walk through the
woodland where FDR was mentored in forest
management. Access free Arboretum app-
Opposite: Walkway Over The Hudson, photo:
New York State Office of Parks, Recreation
and Historic Preservation.
based guidebook online. Dawn-dusk. Also:
Drayton Grant Park at Burger Hill, Rt. 9G,
Rhinebeck. F, D, G, Y, D1
See Also Bike Rentals, Bike Tours and Parks
There are many parks at which you can hike,
bike, play, swim, picnic and play a variety of
sports. Discover Dutchess County parks and
explore the many activities and recreational
opportunities they offer.
Dutchess County
Dutchess County manages Bowdoin Park,
Quiet Cove Riverfront Park, and Wilcox Park;
also Dutchess Stadium. Dutchess has more
than 70 trail systems totaling 300+ miles. See
the County’s Healthy Communities Trail Map
Series, with 40 maps in pdf format. 298-4600.
We list more parks and trails run by the
National Park Service (Roosevelt Farm Lane
Trail), Greenway Conservancy (Wappinger
Greenway Trail), and some privately run (new
Upper Landing Park, providing access to the
Walkway Over the Hudson elevator in
Poughkeepsie), plus many municipal parks
(Edward R. Murrow Park, Pawling and Tymor
Park, Union Vale). Firetowers offer spectacular
views. Reach them by hiking: Ferncliff Forest,
Rhinebeck; Mount Beacon, Beacon; and
Stissing Mountain, Pine Plains.
New York State Parks offer countless ways to
explore the natural environment, escape from
the mundane, and experience fun adventures.
Beaches, boat launches, hiking trails,
campsites, and golf courses await you! In
Dutchess: Hudson Highlands State Park
Prserve; James Baird State Park; Ogden Mills
& Ruth Livingston Mills Memorial State Park;
Taconic State Park, Rudd Pond Area; and
Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park.
Scenic Hudson
Scenic Hudson has created or enhanced
more than 65 parks, preserves and historic
sites, some in communities that had little or
no access to the Hudson River. In Dutchess:
Fishkill Ridge; Madam Brett Park; Mount
Beacon Park; Peach Hill; Poets’ Walk Park;
Scenic Hudson’s Long Dock Park; and
Walkway Loop Trail. See website for events.
See also Hiking section.
S C E N I C & N AT U R E
There’s a lot to see here! When you don’t
know where to start, consider one of these
specialty tours. Whether you’re behind the
wheel, on a bike, or on foot for a historic
walking tour, these reduce the guesswork and
make the most of insider information.
Bike & Walk Tour
Rhinebeck & Red Hook Historic District
Chamber Information Booths, Rt. 9. 876-4213.
Maps out two routes for biking and for
walking on scenic roads through Red Hook
and Rhinebeck, past farmland and historic
sites. Attractions listed. PDF online. Winnakee
Land Trust and Rhinebeck-Red Hook
Greenway Committee.
Guided Walking Tours of Public
Art in Poughkeepsie
Poughkeepsie; meet at Cunneen-Hackett Art
Cntr., 9 Vassar St. at corner of Main St. to
begin. 486-1378.
Take a leisurely two-hour stroll with artist,
muralist and guide Franc Palaia. See more
than 35 of Poughkeepsie’s 100 public works
of art. Includes indoor and outdoor murals,
contemporary and historic sculptures,
monuments, stained glass and more. By appt.
Apr.-Oct., Sat. morning. Reservation required.
Groups Mon.-Fri. and Sat. mornings by appt.
Short video online. Discounts for students,
seniors & groups/10+. F1
Haunted History Trail
of New York State
Explore haunted inns, ghostly tours, serious
ghost hunting locations and themed events
for the paranormal-curious. From the great
spirits invoked by Native Americans, to Dutch
settlers, New York harbors centuries of
spooky events. Muster your courage to
participate, alone or with friends! Y
Hudson River Valley Tours, LLC.
Rosendale. 658-3101, 800-382-3818.
Itinerary planning, step-on-guides.
Reservations for accommodations, attractions,
meals and transportation for groups of 15 or
more visiting the Hudson Valley. Y, D1
In a New York Minute
Concierge Service
Fishkill. 797-4314.
Booking of accommodations, reservations,
tours, transportation, obtaining tickets to
events. Y, H2
Museum in the Streets©
of Millbrook
Free MITS brochures available in Millbrook
and at Dutchess Tourism, Inc., 3 Neptune Rd.,
Ste. A11A, Poughkeepsie.
Self-guided walking tour use 32 permanent
plaques to promote historical identity and
encourage preservation of history in Millbrook
and Town of Washington. The bi-lingual
plaques are the first US installation of this
international program to use Italian as a second language, acknowledging the many
Italian families who settled here in the early
20th century. Y, D4
Shortline/Coach USA
4 Leisure Ln., Mahwah, NJ. 201-529-3666 or
Day trips and overnight packages from NYC
to Rhinebeck, Hyde Park and Poughkeepsie.
Visit Montgomery Place; Vanderbilt Mansion;
FDR Home, Library and Museum; and Locust
Grove Estate, as well as SplashDown Beach.
Connections to/from Woodbury Common
Premium Outlets. Y
Walking Guide, Village of Tivoli
and Red Hook
Village offices or Red Hook Chamber
Information Station. 757-2021.
Map offers history of both villages and a
walking guide to indicate places of historic
and cultural interest., Y, A2
Walking Tours of Historic
Merritt Bookstore, 57 Front St., Millbrook.
Free hand-drawn map details 30 places of
interest to visit in the village. Learn history of
the Town of Washington and Village of
Millbrook. Millbrook Historical Society. Y, D4
A Admissions charged
D Donations accepted
F Free
G Groups welcome
R Reservations
T Tours available
H Handicapped accessible
Y Open year-round
A1–H6 Indexed map location (p. 48)
Note: All telephone area codes are 845
unless otherwise noted.
In the interest of space, web addresses
do not include www. or http://
Dutchess County is a mecca for the arts: visual, performing and dance. With a renaissance in
full bloom, you’ll discover museums, galleries and venues of every style and variety. Immerse
yourself in an art adventure and share the wealth!
A Admissions charged
D Donations accepted
F Free
G Groups welcome
T Tours available
H Handicapped accessible
Y Open Year-round
A1–H6 Indexed map location (p. 48)
Note: All telephone area codes are 845
unless otherwise noted.
In the interest of space, web addresses
do not include www. or http://
The arts and culture are integral to our
daily life, economy, and the social fabric of
our communities. This is where they thrive
and grow!
Art Centro
485 Main St., Poughkeepsie. 454-4525.
Art exhibits by local and visiting artists.
Cultural events. Clay and art classes. Art
studios for rent by artists. Monthly
Community Clay Day for all. Private ceramics
lessons for all ages and abilities. Parties for
groups by appt. Mon., 10am-2pm, Tues.Wed., Fri., 10am-6pm, Thurs. 10am-8pm,
Sat., 1-5pm. Operated by Mid-Hudson
Heritage Center. D, F, G, H, T, Y, E1
Barrett Art Center
Hudson Valley Pottery
55 Noxon St., Poughkeepsie. 471-2550.
In a Greek Revival townhouse listed on
National Historic Register. Galleries showcase
changing exhibitions of traditional and
contemporary art by members and local
artists, as well as works of historical merit by
Thomas Weeks Barrett. Barrett conducts two
important annual National Juried Shows:
Photoworks and New Directions. Professional
artist workshops in painting, photography,
drawing, photography, printing and visual
arts taught in spacious studios. Wed. and
Thurs., 10am-3pm, and by appt. D, T, G; G only F and R, Y, F2
18 Garden St., Rhinebeck. 876-3190.
The Howland Cultural Center
477 Main St., Beacon. 831-4988.
Civil War General Joseph Howland
commissioned brother-in-law, noted architect
Richard Morris Hunt, to design a community
library; opened in 1872; became a cultural
center in 1979. Monthly art exhibits, music
performances in all genres including the
classical Howland Chamber Music Circle,
children’s programs, and an array of
multicultural events. Art gallery: Thurs.-Sun.,
1-5pm; closed when Howland Chamber
Music has Sunday afternoon concerts.
Available for rental.
A, D, G, H, Y, H1
Classes in wheel throwing and hand-building,
as well as birthday parties, for all ages. Open
studio included when enrolled in adult class. G, H, Y, B1
Mid-Hudson Heritage Center
317 Main St., Poughkeepsie. 845-214-1113
(gallery) 845-486-8506 (office).
Monthly art and cultural exhibits by local and
visiting artists. Art and history lectures,
poetry, video, music, and multicultural events.
Local history exhibits. Call for gallery hours.
Operates Art Centro. D, F, G, H,T, Y
Mill Street Loft and Gallery 45
45 Pershing Ave., Poughkeepsie. 471-7477.
Multi-arts educational center offers creative
arts programs, workshops and classes to
people of all ages and abilities. Gallery:
displays works in all media by students,
alumnae, faculty and distinguished area
artists. Exhibits here, and curated for display
at other venues. Home of Dutchess Arts
Camp, The Art Institute, youth outreach
programs and Arts for Healing programs.
Mon.–Fri., 9am–5pm and by appt. D, G, T, H, Y, E1
Opposite: The Nutcracker. The New Paltz Ballet Theatre returns each December with this classic holiday treat, including dancers from the New York
City Ballet, at the Bardavon in Poughkeepsie.
Above (left to right): Acclaimed bluegrass artist Claire Lynch performs at the Towne Crier Café in Beacon, a club highlighting live American roots, jazz
and world music, alongside farm-fresh dining. Stations on the Mid-Hudson Bridge’s towers play Joseph Bertolozzi’s original Bridge Music on-demand;
it can also be heard on nearby park radios. Courtesy photo. LeLand Gantt’s Rhapsody in Black is one-man play about his life as an African-American
seeking to transcend racism; at the Bardavon in Poughkeepsie. Courtesy photo.
Bannerman Island Gallery
Gallery spaces flourish, featuring multi-media
works from area artists, as well as curated
collections from around the world.
150 Main St., Beacon. 234-3204.
Original works inspired by Bannerman Castle
Island and the Hudson River. Sat.-Sun.,
12-5pm and by appt. F, Y, H1
Albert Shahinian Fine Art
Upstairs Galleries, 22 E. Market St., 3rd Fl.,
Rhinebeck. 876-7578.
Celebrating its 18th year as one of the
region’s premier art dealers, with changing
exhibitions and extensive art holdings
featuring original contemporary, regional,
20th c., and Hudson River Art. Sales,
curatorial, consultation, delivery and
installation services. Thurs.-Sat., 11am-6pm;
Sun., 12-5pm, by appt. and chance. F, Y, B2
Artists’ Collective of Hyde Park
4338 Albany Post Rd./Rt. 9, Hyde Park.
Presentations by different area artists. Open
Mic 2nd Thurs. monthly, 6:30-9:30pm. JanFeb., Thurs. 3-6pm, Fri-Sun., 12-6pm; March
- Dec., Thurs.-Sun. 11am-7pm. F, Y, D1
Back Room Gallery
475 Main St., Beacon. 838-1838.
Fine art oils, pastels, watercolors, original
linocut prints, photography, sculptures,
handmade jewelry, cards, miniature paintings,
vintage decorated crepe designs from early
1900s. Thurs.-Sat. 12-6pm, Sun. 12-5pm and
by appt.; Second Sat. 12-9pm or later. F, Y, H1
BAU (Beacon Artist Union)
506 Main St., Beacon. 440-7584.
Artist co-operative gallery. Figurative and
abstract, 2, 3, and 4-D works presented.
Exhibit schedule online. Fri., 3-8pm, Sat.Sun., 12-6pm, and by appt.
F, Y, H1
Beacon Institute for Rivers
and Estuaries, Clarkson
University Gallery
199 Main St., Beacon. 838-1600.
Regional ecological art and other exhibits
highlighting environmental topics related to
water. Mon.-Thurs., 9am- 5pm, Fri.,
9am-1pm, Sat., 11am -5pm, Second Sat. until
8pm, Sun., 12- 5pm. D, F, G, H, Y, H1
Belvoir Gallery
3278 Franklin Ave., Millbrook. 605-1130.
Wed.-Sun. 10am-5pm. F, Y, D4
Betsy Jacaruso Studio
and Gallery
The Courtyard, 43-2 E. Market St., Rhinebeck.
Botanicals, landscapes, and historical
landmarks in watercolor; some oils. Winter:
Thurs.-Sat., 11am-5pm, Sun., 11am-4pm.
Spring-summer: Thurs.-Sat., 11am-6pm, Sun.,
11am-4pm, and by appt. F, Y, B1
Dream in Plastic LLC
177 Main St., Beacon. 632-3383.
Works by New York artists in various
mediums. Shop for art-inspired gifts, toys,
jewelry, cameras, housewares, accessories,
vintage, stickers and gadgets. Winter: Mon.,
12-5pm, Thurs.-Fri., 12-7pm. Spring-fall:
Mon., Thurs.-Fri., 12-7pm. Year round: Sat.,
11am-7pm; Sun., 12-6pm; Second Sat.,
12–9pm, and by appt.
F, G, H, Y, H1
Eckert Fine Art Gallery
1394 Rt. 83, Unit 3, Shekomeko Village,
Pine Plains. 518-771-3300.
Exhibits paintings of Eric Forstmann,
sculpture of Boaz Vaadia and Michael Kalish,
and 19th- 21st c. American Masters in the art
world. Sat., 10am-5pm and by appt. F, Y, B6
Equis Art Gallery
7516 N. Broadway, Red Hook CAN/Artists
Collective, Studio 5, Red Hook. 758-2667.
Represents fine contemporary equine artists,
showcasing paintings, sculpture, work in
graphite and fine art photography. Fri.-Sat.,
12-7pm, Sun., 12-4pm, & by appt. A2
Gallery at Gate House Realty
492 Main St., Beacon. 656-8534.
Charlotte Guernsey’s traditional portraits, still
life and landscape paintings. Mon.-Fri.,
9am-5pm; Sat.-Sun. by appt. F, Y, H1
Comprehensive visitor resources at
Gallery on the Green
7 Arch St., Pawling. 855-5642.
Individual and group exhibits of fine
contemporary art in all media. Wed.-Sat.,
12-5pm and by appt. F, Y, G5
Green River Gallery
1578 Boston Corners Rd., Millerton.
19th and 20th c. traditional American art,
framing and restoration. Specializing in Eric
Sloane works. Sat.,10am-5pm, Sun., 12-5pm
and by appt. F, Y, B6
James W. Palmer III ’90 Gallery
Vassar College Center, Main Building, 124
Raymond Ave., Poughkeepsie. 437-5370.
Centrally located, it exhibits art of diverse
mediums, themes and origins in a casual
setting. Exhibits of national and regional
artists, Vassar studio art faculty and students,
Art Institute of Mill Street Loft students, and
area elementary, middle, and high school
students. Mon.-Sat., 11am-6pm. Call for
holiday and vacation closures. F, Y, F1
The Lofts at Beacon
18 Front St., Beacon. 831-7867. Gallery
shows the work of area artists and students in
renovated 1870 brick textile mill overlooking
Fishkill Creek and waterfall. Mon.-Fri.,
9am–6pm, Sat., 9am-4pm, Sun., 11am-3pm. F, H, Y, H1
Mad Dooley Gallery
197 Main St., Beacon. 702-7045
Contemporary art: painting, sculpture,
photography and film. Fri.-Mon., 12pm-5pm.
F, H, Y, G, H1
Maria Lago Studio
502 Main St., Beacon. 765-8421.
Studio of Maria Lago from Asturias, Spain, a
long-time NY resident. An accomplished
artist, her work is featured in European and
US private collections, museums and
galleries. Each work is a thick mixture of
materials such as plaster, glue, sand, shells,
pebbles, and wood, used to cover the
canvas, creating a base resembling destroyed
ruins or an eroded cave wall. F, Y, H1
Marion Royael Gallery
159 Main St., Beacon. 727-244-5535.
Contemporary fine art originals, editions and
objects. Highlights the work of emerging and
mid-career artists through Directed Migrating
Installations. Acts as a forum for exploring
fundamental ideas and concepts in
contemporary art as they relate to current
global and social issues. Thurs.-Sun., 1-7pm
and by appt. F, Y, H1
Marist College Art Gallery
3399 North Rd./Rt. 9, Poughkeepsie.
575-3000 x3182.
Steel Plant Studio. Rotating exhibits by
faculty, student, Hudson River Valley, and
nationally recognized artists. Sept.-May,
Mon.-Sat., 12-5pm. F, H, E1
Matteawan Gallery
464 Main St., Beacon. 440-7901.
Contemporary art gallery showing work by
mid-career and emerging artists, with an
emphasis on works on paper. Sat., 12-5pm,
Sun., 12-4pm. F, Y, H1
Mildred I. Washington Art Gallery
53 Pendell Rd., Dutchess Community College,
Allyn J. Washington Center for Science & Art,
Rm. 150, Poughkeepsie. 431-8617.
Variety of changing exhibits featuring local
artists, student and faculty work of sculpture,
digital design, paintings, photos and more.
Sept.–Jun., Mon.–Thurs., 10am-9pm; Fri.,
washingtonartgallery F, H, F1
444 Main St., Beacon. 440-3092.
Art for a change. Jay Palefsky’s new art
movement called “morphicism” in the form
of notecards, books, wall pieces, furniture
and future works, shows concept of changing
images. Wed.-Sun., 12-7pm. F, Y, H1
Red Hook Community Arts
Network and Artists Collective
7516 N. Broadway, Red Hook. 758-6575.
The gallery offers continually changing
exhibits of area artists all year, in addition to
individual artists’ galleries and studios in the
back. Fri.-Sat 12-7pm, Sun. 12-4pm. D, F, G, T, Y, A2
RiverWinds Gallery
172 Main St., Beacon. 838-2880.
Multi-faceted art space features 45 fine
Hudson Valley artists. Voted Best Gallery in
the Hudson Valley by Hudson Valley
magazine two years in a row. Traditional fine
art paintings and photography; contemporary
crafts including jewelry, cards, ceramics,
scarves and hand-dyed yarn. 11th year.
Wed.–Mon., 12–6pm, Second Sat., 12–9pm. F, Y, H1
Theo Ganz Studio
149 Main St., Beacon. 917-318-2239
Gallery of contemporary art in all media, as
well as a selection of prints from Cape Dorset
by Inuit artists. Fri.-Sun., 12-5pm. F, Y, H1
Tivoli Artists Gallery
60 Broadway, Tivoli. 757-2667.
Nestled in a tiny eclectic village, TAG is a fine
arts gallery representing 30+ Hudson Valley
artists. Member work includes painting,
sculpture, jewelry, photography, ceramics,
illustration, digital art, printmaking and
illustration. New exhibits monthly. Fri., 5-9pm,
Sat., 1-9pm, Sun., 1-5pm. F, Y, A1
Do your eyes light up at the site of an 18thcentury oil painting by Hudson River School
Master Frederic Church? Or do your tastes run
to modern art, from visionaries like Richard
Serra and Robert Mapplethorpe? Either way,
you’ll find museums to match your mood.
3 Beekman St., Beacon. 440-0100.
Houses Dia Art Foundation’s renowned
collection of art from the 1960s to the
present in a 300,000 square-foot museum
situated on the Hudson River. Artists’ works
on view include Louise Bourgeois, Dan
Flavin, Donald Judd, Sol LeWitt, Agnes
Martin, and Richard Serra. Jan.-Mar., Fri.Mon., 11am-4pm; Apr.–Oct., Thurs.–Mon.,
11am–6pm; and Nov.–Dec., Thurs.–Mon.,
11am–4pm. A, G, T, H, Y, H1
Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center
Vassar College, 124 Raymond Ave.,
Poughkeepsie. 437-5632 or 437-7745 for
docent-led tours.
Opened in 1864 as the Vassar College Art
Gallery, the collection began with an initial
gift from Matthew Vassar of 3,800 works of
art, including an important group of Hudson
River School paintings and English
watercolors. Today, the collection has grown
to over 19,000 works of art spanning
antiquity to the present. Notable holdings
include the Warburg Collection of Old Master
prints and a wide range of works by major
European and American twentieth century
painters, including Georgia O’Keeffe, Pablo
Picasso, Jackson Pollock, Joan Miró, Mark
Rothko, and Agnes Martin. Late Night at the
Lehman Loeb has become a popular
Thursday night tradition to enjoy extended
hours with lectures, performances, films, and
refreshments. Tues., Wed., Fri., and Sat.,
Right: The west garden at Dia:Beacon,
presenting Dia Art Foundation’s collection
from the 1960s to the present as well as
special exhibitions, new commissions, and
public and education programs.
Photo: Richard Barnes.
10am–5pm; Thurs. 10am-9pm and Sun.
1–5pm. Closed Easter, Thanksgiving and
from Christmas to New Year’s Day. D, F, G, T, H, Y, F1
Hessel Museum of Art
Bard College, Rt. 9G, Annandale-on-Hudson.
Presenting exhibitions of contemporary art
year-round on Bard’s Hudson River campus.
The permanent collection includes 1,700
works by Janine Antoni, Sol LeWitt, Robert
Mapplethorpe, Bruce Nauman, Cindy
Sherman, Christopher Wool, and others.
Permanent installations include work by
Martin Creed, Olafur Eliasson, Robert Gober,
and Lawrence Weiner. The CCS Bard Library
and Archives, Visitor Talks, and CCS Gallery
talks are free and open to all. Thurs.–Sun.,
11am–6pm. F, G, T, H, Y, A1
The arts thrive here, thanks to the
stewardship of these dedicated organizations.
They support and strengthen fine and
performing arts, and work to preserve and
promote artists and arts groups.
Art Along the Hudson
Art Along the Hudson celebrates the arts in
Beacon, Hyde Park, Poughkeepsie,
Rhinebeck/Red Hook and other Hudson River
art cities.
There are monthly celebrations: Second
Saturdays in Beacon. Third Saturday Poughkeepsie’s Queen City Saturday and
Third Weekends in Rhinebeck/Red Hook. Art
galleries and cultural venues welcome visitors
and arts advocates to gallery openings,
artist’s receptions, music, theatrical events
and more. Y, H1
Arts Mid-Hudson
696 Dutchess Turnpike (Rt. 44), Suite F,
Poughkeepsie. 454-3222.
Arts Mid-Hudson features a gallery,
workshops, and special arts events. As an arts
service organization located in Dutchess, Arts
Mid-Hudson promotes and coordinates all
cultural activity and development across the
Mid-Hudson Region. Offers arts marketing,
workshops, technical service, and funding for
public arts programs. Gallery open: Mon.Fri., 9:30am-5:30pm; Sat. call for hours. Y, F1
BeaconArts Community
BeaconArts sponsors Second Sat. exhibitions,
events such as Beacon Riverfest, Beacon
Open Studios, Windows on Main Street,
Beacon Independent Film Festival, and the
Beacon Jazz Festival and a guide to Beacon’s
galleries, shops, dining and places of
interest. Art happens here! H1
Hudson Valley Artisans Guild
Organization helping crafters and artists start,
build, and promote their business, as well as
create connections and opportunities with
other artists. Meetings last Wed. monthly at
Poughkeepsie United Methodist Church,
7:30pm. Y, F1
Spark Media Project
Carriage House, 2nd flr., 42 Catharine St.,
Poughkeepsie. 485-4480.
Hosts media education and production
programs primarily for children and youth;
video, animation, radio, music and graphic
arts. Runs youth media classes and
exhibitions. Hosts the Reel Express Youth
Film Festival. Workshops on-site and
regionally. Produces media for businesses
and agencies. Y, F1
Vacations should refresh your mind and spirit
as well as your body. We’re home to five
highly regarded institutions of higher
learning. They offer a wealth of diversions to
excite, intrigue, educate and inspire you.
From art galleries to sporting fields, from
kitchens to lecture halls, explore these fine
campuses. Enjoy walking tours highlighting
architectural gems to conferences, lectures
and fine dining; they offer a wealth of events
for you to experience.
Bard College
Rt. 9G, Annandale-on-Hudson. 758-6822.
Liberal arts college founded in 1860, Bard
occupies a 600-acre campus overlooking the
Hudson River and offers degrees in nearly
50 academic programs in four divisions:
Arts; Languages and Literature; Science,
Mathematics, and Computing; and Social
Studies. Bard is also home to the Bard
Conservatory of Music, offering
undergraduate and graduate degrees.
Bard’s Richard B. Fisher Center for the
Performing Arts, designed by Frank Gehry,
presents a variety of opera, music, drama,
and dance performances, special events,
conferences, lectures, and other public
presentations. Center for Curatorial Studies
presents exhibitions of contemporary art.
Levy Economics Institute hosts conferences
and lectures on economic and policy issues. G, T, H, A1
A Admissions charged
D Donations accepted
F Free
G Groups welcome
T Tours available
H Handicapped accessible
Y Open year-round
A1–H6 Indexed map location (p. 48)
Note: All telephone area codes are 845
unless otherwise noted.
In the interest of space, web addresses
do not include www. or http://
Left: Marist’s newest academic building
is home to the College’s music program
and features the tiered Fusco Recital Hall.
Courtesy photo.
Although not too many drive-ins survive in
the US, Dutchess is the ONLY New York State
County to host three drive-ins. Bring the kids,
blankets and lawn chairs; the drive-ins are
just as much fun as you remember.
Amenia Drive-In Movie Theater
4957 Rt. 22, Inter. of Rts. 22 & 44, Amenia.
First run films with double features. Digital
audio and projection. Food delivered to cars
from Four Brothers Restaurant. Age 10 &
under free. Dogs welcome. Apr.-Oct. nightly. A, H C6
The Culinary Institute
of America
Marist College
1946 Campus Drive (off Rt. 9), Hyde Park.
The CIA is the premier not-for-profit culinary
college offering bachelor’s and associate
degree programs for careers in the culinary
arts, baking and pastry arts, culinary science,
and applied food studies. Additional
bachelor’s degree concentrations are
available in the areas of Advanced Wine,
Beverage, and Hospitality; American Food
Studies: Farm-to-Table Cooking;
Intrapreneurship; Latin Cuisines; Advanced
Concepts in Baking and Pastry; and Asian
Cuisine. Approximately 2,900 students.
Campuses in Hyde Park, NY; San Antonio,
TX; St. Helena, CA; and Singapore. Courses
for food enthusiasts taught by CIA faculty
and programs for foodservice professionals
are available all year; information, 800-8887850. Four award-winning restaurants in
addition to tours of campus are open to the
public; reservations, 471-6608. G, R, T, H, D1
Liberal arts college on the Hudson River. 4,800
Dutchess Community College
preserve, and buildings on the National
53 Pendell Rd., Poughkeepsie. 431-8000.
Serves more than 20,000 each year through
credit and credit-free classes, and training for
business and industry. Offers 60 academic
programs, an art gallery, a theater, and
numerous lectures and cultural activities open
to the public throughout the year. Main
campus on 130 acres in the Town of
Poughkeepsie includes a suite-style residence
hall; extension site on Myers Corners Rd. in
Wappingers Falls offers added convenience. G, T, H, E2
Register of Historic Places. Free walking tours in
3399 North Rd./Rt. 9, Poughkeepsie. 575-3174.
Both Hyde Park and Overlook show first run
films nightly, usually double features. Fullservice snack bar and radio sound. In
continuous operation since 1949! Age 4 &
under free.
undergraduate and 800 graduate students;
Hyde Park Drive-In Theater
offers professional training to business,
4114 Albany Post Rd./Rt. 9, Hyde Park.
229-4738. Across from FDR Home. Bargain
Night Tues. Apr.-Sept. weather permitting.
A, H, D1
government and nonprofit organizations.
Marist’s Art Gallery (Steel Plant Studios)
showcases faculty, student, and Hudson Valley
artists. Musicals, plays and lectures in the Nelly
Goletti Theatre and new music building’s Fusco
Recital Hall and Symphonic Hall. Men’s and
women’s NCAA Division I athletic contests on
site as well as crew races on the Hudson River.
Overlook Drive-In Theater
126 DeGarmo Rd., Poughkeepsie. 452-3445.
Largest movie screen of any kind in the NY
metro area. Bargain Night Mon. Apr.–Oct.
weather permitting.
A, H E2
Longview Park overlooks a scenic stretch of the
Hudson River along the Marist waterfront. G, T, H, E1
Vassar College
124 Raymond Ave., Poughkeepsie. 437-5370.
This leading co-ed liberal arts college was
founded by brewer/philanthropist Matthew
Vassar in 1861. Thousand-acre campus includes
renowned architecture, 200 species of trees,
two lakes, Shakespeare Garden, ecological
spring and fall. Facilities and offerings include
Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Skinner Hall
of Music, Powerhouse Theater season, Class of
1951 Observatory, Vogelstein Center for Drama
and Film, Fergusson Dance Theater, James W.
Palmer Gallery, and Vassar Golf Course.
Meeting facilities and catering services available
at campus Alumnae House.,, and A, F, G, T, H, F1
What are your plans tonight? After dark,
check out venues on every level of the “hip”
scale, from live music and comedy clubs to
neighborhood pubs and mellow wine bars.
The Bar at the Rhinecliff
4 Grinnell St., Rhinecliff. 876-0590.
Relax in style at original 1854 bar, restored to
its natural beauty. Overlooks Hudson River;
large bluestone patio and outdoor seasonal
lounge. Live music, special events. Barlounge open 5-10pm daily. Tues. area
musicians showcase 9pm-12am. Sat.- Sun.
Jazz Brunch 10am-3pm.
A. G, H, Y, B1
Carmine’s Comedy Club
At Umberto’s of Mamma Marisa, 2245 South
Rd./Rt.9, Poughkeepsie. 464-1572.
They scour the country looking for top-level
comedians to grace their stage, so the
calendar is peppered with national headliners
who are among America’s funniest comedy
Right: The Richard B. Fisher Center for the
Performing Arts at Bard College, Annandaleon-Hudson, home of Bard SummerScape
and the acclaimed Bard Music Festival each
August. Photo: Peter Aaron ‘68/Esto.
stars. Go for dinner and a show, or just a
comedy show. Weekends. A, G, H, Y
The Chance Theater
6 Crannell St., Poughkeepsie. 471-1966.
Built in 1912 for vaudeville, the area’s premier
live music club hosts classic and
contemporary rock bands and international
acts. Also at their complex: The [email protected]
Chance. Small club for emerging and area
acts. Also: The Nuddy Bar & Grill, 367 Main
St., 452-2951. Irish restaurant with classic and
late night menus. Bar with12 beers on tap. A, Y, E1
Daryl’s House Restaurant
and Music Club
130 Rt. 22, Pawling. 289-0185.
Great food and live music! The concept was
born with Daryl Hall and his TV show “Live
From Daryl’s House”, where he invited his
favorite musicians to his home for music and
great food. This tradition continues by
combining top-notch food with amazing
artists. Wed.-Sun. 3:30pm-late; spring - fall,
brunch on weekends. Y, H, G, H6
The Derby
96 Main St., Poughkeepsie. 452-3232.
Jazz and acoustic music. Tues., Open Mic
Jazz Night; Wed., Trivia; Thurs.-Sat., DJ.
Poughkeepsie’s oldest restaurant and bar. No
cover. Private catering available. Y, E1
47 E. Main St., Beacon 202-7500.
Bar, grill and live music! Fine food using
locally sourced ingredients, seasonal craft
beer on 16 taps, classic cocktails and great
music. Wed.-Thu., 5pm -; Fri: 4pm -; Sat.Sun., 3pm – Late.
Hudson Valley
Community Dances
27 Adriance Ave., Poughkeepsie. 473-7050.
Ballroom, Contra-, Zydeco- and swing dances
to live or recorded bands and callers. All ages
and skill levels welcome, no partner
necessary. Times, locales vary; see website. A, D, G, Y, F1
The Italian Center
227 Mill St., Poughkeepsie. 454-1492.
Casa Italiana Trattoria. Dinner followed by
dancing to live music. Open Mic nights. Fri.Sat. nights. G, Y, E1
La Puerta Azul
brews, cappuccino, espresso and light food.
2510 Rt. 44, Salt Point. 677-AZUL (2985).
Bar/lounge in upscale, colorful Mexican
restaurant. Serving dinner 7 days; lunch/
brunch Sat.-Sun. Entertainment schedule
online. Hours flex seasonally. G, H, R, Y, D3
Outdoor patio.
Mahoney’s Irish Pub and
330 Main St., Beacon. 202-7447.
Restaurant with light fare, full bar and club
with live entertainment. Mon. night jazz, Fri.-
Wine tastings. Cocktails & Canvas events. On
National Historic Register. Live music Sat. Y, H2
35 Main St., Poughkeepsie. 471-7026.
Emmett Mahoney’s traditional Irish pub has
two levels, pool table, jukebox, flat screen
TVs, and free WiFi. Live music weekends.
Lunch/dinner 11am-4am. Free shuttle to/from
Walkway Over the Hudson. On/off premise
catering. G, H, R, Y, E1
Tomas Tapas Bar,
Lounge & Restaurant
Max’s On Main
hour 4-6pm on weeknights. Live music on
246 Main St., Beacon. 838-6297.
Casual city bar offers cocktails, dining and
WiFi. Mon. is “Margarita Monday”, with
Mexican inspired specials. Tues. is Trivia
Night, Wed. is Ladies’ Night, Thurs. is Steak
Night and Karaoke, too! Live bands Fri.-Sat. G, H, Y, H1
Noah’s Ark
135 Mill St., Poughkeepsie. 486-9295.
Antique bar with HD Direct TVs for sports
fans; darts. Comfortable scene, pub menu.
Open late, 4pm–4am. G, H, Y, E1
Piano Piano Wine Bar
1064 Main St., Fishkill. 896-8466.
Old World meets new in a relaxing space
with a big city feel. International wines, micro
Sat. rock. Y, H1
900 Rt. 376, Nesheiwat Plaza, Hopewell
Junction. 447-1776.
Manhattan-style bar and nightclub. Happy
weekends. Jazz on Wed., and Thurs. is Open
Mic Night.
G, H, R, Y, G3
A Admissions charged
D Donations accepted
F Free
G Groups welcome
T Tours available
H Handicapped accessible
Y Open year-round
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Note: All telephone area codes are 845
unless otherwise noted.
In the interest of space, web addresses
do not include www. or http://
Comprehensive visitor resources at
Towne Crier Cafe
379 Main St., Beacon. 855-1300.
Club presents folk, jazz, blues, world and
bluegrass artists. Since 1972. Dinner from
4:30pm. Brunch Sat.-Sun. 10am-3pm. Wed.–
Mon. A, G, H, R, Y, H1
See also Cuisine Section for Wineries,
Brewpubs & Distilleries
Captivating. Mesmerizing. Watch artisanal
glassblowers busy at their craft. Blow your
own ornament for a holiday keepsake!
Gilmor Glass
community theater, and children’s troupes.
Performing art spaces run the gamut from
the historic atmosphere at the oldest theater
in New York State, to a bold architectural
performance space designed by Frank O.
Gehry at Bard College.
Amenia Music Hall
4988 Rt. 22, Amenia. 518-789-3510.
Community performing arts space features
great local talent and an eclectic mix of live
music by musicians in all genres. A, G, D, T, C6
Bardavon 1869 Opera House/
Hudson Valley Philharmonic
2 Main St., Millerton. 518-789-8000.
Glass gallery/studio. Classes, workshops
offered. Gallery open Mon.-Sat.
10:30am-5pm, Sun. 11am-4pm. Jan.-Apr.,
closed Tue.-Wed. Call for glassblowing
schedule. Fee for groups.
F, G, T, H, Y, B6
35 Market St., Poughkeepsie. 473-5288. Box
office: 473-2072. Ticketmaster: 800-745-3000
Oldest operating theater in New York State
and 12th oldest in the country presents
dance, music, theatre, films, and young
people’s theatre series. Home to the Hudson
Valley Philharmonic Orchestra. Oct.–Jun. A, D, G, T, H, E1
Hudson Beach Glass
The Beacon Theatre
162 Main St., Beacon. 440-0068.
Gift shop/gallery with handmade art glass
and jewelry. Glass blowing on site.
Workshops and classes offered. Fine art
gallery 2nd flr. Mon.–Sat., 10am–6pm; Sun.,
11am–6pm. G, H, T, Y, H1
Mr. Bertolozzi composed music by gathering
sounds from the surfaces of the Mid-Hudson
Bridge; in 2014 he did the same at the Eiffel
Tower in Paris, France, and will soon be
releasing Tower Music!
Bridge Music
Franklin D. Roosevelt/Mid-Hudson Bridge,
Site-specific sound art installation created for
this suspension bridge. It consists of two
components: 1) audio speakers mounted at
two Listening Stations on the bridge’s towers
playing Joseph Bertolozzi’s original “Bridge
Music” on-demand by touching a button, and
2) FM stereo transmission 24 hours daily on
95.3FM in the parks around the bridge. Apr.
1-Oct. 31 on Bridge; year-round in parks. F, T, E1
Dance, drama, film and music all have a
home here. Our stages host professional
performances and summer residencies,
445 Main St., Beacon. 226-8099.
1930’s art deco theatre is home to 4th Wall
Productions, presenting live theatre since
1994. They purchased The Beacon in 2010,
opening the Robert A. McAlpine Grand
Foyer Theatre in 2011. Season includes
theatrical productions, comedy and improv
nights, concerts, movies and The Beacon
Film Festival. Performing arts classes,
children’s productions, summer camp, and
other entertainment.
A, D, G, R, H, Y, H1
The Center for Performing Arts
at Rhinebeck
661 Rt. 308, Rhinebeck. 876-3080.
Multi-purpose performance, cultural and
education center features plays, musicals,
dance, concerts, lectures, staged readings,
and workshops. Sat. Morning Family Series.
Year-round classes for all ages. Outdoor
picnic area “The Pines” to enjoy a meal or
drink pre-show.
A, D, G, R, H, Y, B1
Cocoon Theatre
9 & 12 Vassar St., Cunneen-Hackett Arts
Center, Poughkeepsie. 452-7870.
Arts organization presents fine visual and
performing arts workshops, classes and
performances in renovated 200-seat
historical theater and throughout Dutchess
County. Focus is on thought-provoking
material, dedicated to the creative process. A, G, R, H, Y, F2
County Players Falls Theatre
2681 W. Main St., Wappingers Falls.
Live theatre on stage; traditional Broadway
fare, both musicals and dramas. Four to five
productions annually. $22/$17 adults;
$19/$14 children/seniors. Season
subscriptions available.
A, G, Y, G1
Cunneen-Hackett Arts Center
9 Vassar St., Poughkeepsie. 486-4571.
Victorian architecture. Hosts dance, music,
drama, lectures, films; theater weekends
and evenings. Gallery and Victorian parlors
host area artists; available for group events.
Mon.–Fri., 9am–5pm; galleries and
renovated 200-seat theater are event date
and time specific. A, D, G, H, Y, E2
Half Moon Theatre Performance
& Rehearsal Space
Culinary Institute of America--Marriott
Pavilion, 1946 Campus Dr., Hyde Park.
General Info: 235-9885.
Tickets: 1-800-838-3006.
The Hudson Valley’s resident professional
theatre company produces a variety of
programming including contemporary plays,
Broadway musicals, original works and its
annual 10 Minute Play Festival. Season runs
Sept.-Jun. $22-$45. Specially priced pretheatre dining opportunities are available at
The CIA’s outstanding restaurants. A, G, R, H, Y, E1
Howland Chamber Music Circle
Beacon. 297-9243.
Sponsors eight concerts and a winter piano
festival, Sun. at 4pm at Howland Cultural
Center, 477 Main St., Beacon. A Victorian
gem designed in 1872 by Richard Morris
Hunt, the 100-seat hall is noted for its fine
acoustics, allowing chamber music to be
heard in the intimate setting for which it was
intended. Concert schedule online. A, R, Y, A1
Kaatsbaan International Dance
Center, Inc.
120 Broadway, Tivoli. 757-5106 ext. 10.
Professional residence/performance center
for all forms of dance on spectacular 153
acre setting overlooking the Hudson River
and Catskill Mountains. Dance performances,
world premieres, workshops, open
A, D, F, G, H, R, T, Y, A1
Right: Monstrare, a Brass Quintet of advanced
musicians from The Bard College Conservatory of
Music present an introduction to the brass family
of instruments at a Rhinebeck Chamber Music
Society free family concert, at The Church of the
Messiah, Rhinebeck. Photo: Arnold Feinsilber.
Martel Recital Hall at the
Skinner Hall of Music
Vassar College, 124 Raymond Ave.,
Poughkeepsie. 437-7294.
Frequent classical music concerts, with
invited internationally known guest artists.
Features Paul Fritts pipe organ. F, Y, F1
Millbrook Arts Group
3327 Franklin Ave., Millbrook. 677-5084.
Free concerts, plays and performances held
all year. Summer concert series at community
band shell, Sat., 7pm. Winter concert/artist
series held monthly at Millbrook Free Library,
Sat., 5pm. Event listings online. D4
The Moviehouse Theater,
Gallery, Cafe
48 Main St., Millerton. Office: 518-789-0022.
Schedule: 518-789-3408.
The cultural, artistic center of Millerton; on
National Register of Historic Places. Showing
films since 1903; three all-digital theaters
plus intimate 38-seat screening room
available for events, screening parties and
lectures. Screens current, foreign and art
films; Met Opera Live in HD, National
Theater Live, Royal Shakespeare Company
plays, National Theater Live, 92/Y Lectures,
NY Film Critics Series, Royal Ballet, and live
readings from the Aglet Theater Company.
The gallery curates exhibits of contemporary,
two-dimensional art. The Café, open during
films, serves locally sourced treats. A,G,H,Y, B6
New Day Repertory Co., Inc.
Poughkeepsie. 485-7399.
Professional theatre productions of
established classics and new plays
performed at 29 N. Hamilton St. and
Cunneen-Hackett Arts Center, 9 Vassar St.
A, Y, F1
Northern Dutchess Symphony
Rhinebeck High School Auditorium, 45 N.
Park Rd. and other venues. 635-0877.
Brings live orchestral music to the Hudson
Valley. The orchestra features internationally
acclaimed guest artists, abridged renditions
of operas, and talented dance ensembles. A, D, G, Y, B1
Pawling Concert Series
Trinity-Pawling School, 700 Rt. 22, Pawling.
845- 855-3100.
2015-16 marks the 42st Season for this Series,
which presents five concerts of classical,
ethnic and jazz music in a 250-seat gothic
chapel and a 350-seat proscenium theater. A, D, H, Y, G5
Rhinebeck Chamber Music
Society, Inc.
beat cult classics. Non-profit community
theater. A, Y, F1
6436 Rt. 9, Montgomery St., Rhinebeck.
Bringing fine music to the Hudson Valley for
36 years. Five-concert series features
acclaimed string quartets, vocal artists and
chamber ensembles. Emerging Artists’ Series
presents exciting new groups. All concerts
held on Sundays at 3 pm in the beautiful
Church of the Messiah. Fall-spring. A, D, H, Y, B1
Upstate Films
Richard B. Fisher Center for the
Performing Arts
Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson.
Designed by Frank O. Gehry, architecturally
bold, dynamic environment for innovative
performing arts. Two theaters offer
provocative programs in music, opera,
theater and dance, plus the annual Bard
SummerScape performing arts festival and
the Bard Music Festival. A, G, R, T, H, Y, A1
Tangent Theatre Company
The Carpenter Shop Theater
60 Broadway, Tivoli. 230-7020.
Professional ensemble presents
contemporary, character-driven plays,
including main-stage productions and a new
plays festival each Nov. in an intimate
performance space in the heart of Tivoli’s
historic village. Free ‘pub-theater’ readings. A, D, G, H, Y, A1
Trinity Players
Performs at Cunneen-Hackett Arts Center,
12 Vassar St., Poughkeepsie. 592-8385.
Season includes two musicals and one
drama/comedy, some classic and others, off-
6415 Montgomery St./Rt. 9, Rhinebeck.
876-2515. 866-345-6688.
Alternative to mainstream film exhibition for
more than 40 years. Provocative international
cinema; foreign, independent, documentary
and animated films. Guest speaker series
brings filmmakers, scholars and critics to
Upstate for discussions. Eclectic mix of films
daily. Also in Woodstock. A, H, Y, B1
Vassar & New York Stage and
Film’s Powerhouse Theater
Vassar College, 124 Raymond Ave.,
Poughkeepsie. Box office from early Jun.:
437-5599; year-round 437-5907.
Vassar College and New York Stage and Film
present a professional season of new work
for theater on the Vassar campus. The
theater training program for college and late
high school-aged students offers free events
all season. Mid.- Jun.- end of Jul. A, F, G, H, R, F1
A Admissions charged
D Donations accepted
F Free
G Groups welcome
T Tours available
H Handicapped accessible
Y Open year-round
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From charming bed and breakfasts to full-service hotels, choose your favorite spot
at which to relax by night. Browse our antique centers, specialty shops and malls by day.
And remember, Dutchess County is the perfect place to plan your special occasion!
MMeeting & Conference facilities
D Dial Up Internet
G Groups welcome
Q High Speed Internet
H Handicapped accessible
Y Open year-round
Room rates under $100
Room rates $100–150
$$$ Room rates $150–250
$$$$ Room rates over $250
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Relax. That’s Rule #1 in our gracious
lodgings, whether you’re escaping for a
weekend getaway at a historic inn, or setting
up your laptop in a nationally-branded hotel
for business. Rekindle the romance at quaint
bed and breakfasts, make a budget-friendly
motel home-base, or get back to nature at
family-oriented campgrounds.
Chrystie House Bed & Breakfast
Hilltop House Bed & Breakfast
300 South Ave. 765-0251.
43 Depot Hill Rd. 789-1354, 917-586-4694.
5 rooms. 1909 Dutch Victorian home with
sweeping wraparound stone porch and
gazebo. Full country breakfast daily. Wineries,
biking, hiking, farm-to-table dining and more
nearby! Q, $$$, C6
4 rooms on 4 acres landscaped gardens/
Inverness B&B
at Tower Ridge Farm
3 rooms. Fireplaces, breakfast in dining room,
5215 Rt. 22. 373-9521.
2 rooms. Secluded country setting on a hill.
Private entrance, pond, continental breakfast.
Gothic, monastic turn-of-the-century
architecture. Open Mar.–Dec. $$, C6
Q $$$, H1
Willows Motel
views of Beacon Falls and Mount Beacon,
3393 Rt. 343. 373-8090.
10 rooms. Private baths, coffee in rooms, a/c.
G, Q $ C6
plus access to the property’s restaurant,
Botsford Briar
Swann Inn of Beacon
19 High St. between Tompkins & Beekman.
5 rooms. 1889 Queen Anne Victorian. Private
baths, a/c, TV, continental breakfast served in
your room. WiFi. Q, M 15, $$$-$$$$, H1
120 Howland Ave. 831-6346 or 234-3204.
woods/grounds, lounge, internet, gourmet
breakfast. Q, $$$, H1
Mt. Beacon Bed & Breakfast
829 Wolcott Ave. 831-0737.
wireless internet, a/c, in-ground pool.
The Roundhouse
2 East Main St. 440-3327.
23 rooms and suites. Situated in historic mill
complex on the Fishkill Creek. Breathtaking
lounge, and grounds.
G, Q, H, M 200, Y, $$$$, H1
4 rooms and suites with private bath.
Homestyle bed and breakfast, smoke free
environment, TV, antiques, breakfast.
$$-$$$, H1
Opposite: The Roundhouse property shimmers at night, overlooking Beacon Falls. Photo: Sarah Tew Photography.
Above (left to right): Beekman Arms is the oldest continuously operating inn in the nation, welcoming guests since 1766 to historic Rhinebeck. The
Rhinecliff is a boutique country hotel with spectacular river views, tucked away next to the Rhinecliff Amtrak station, two miles from Rhinebeck.
Foothills Motel
3234 Rt. 22. 877-6223.
15 rooms. Cable TV, a/c, hair dryer, iron,
dining nearby, WiFi. Q, $, E5
Inn at Dover Furnace
30 Ore Bed Rd. 832-6594.
6 suites sleep up to 4 guests each; all nonsmoking. Intimate, peaceful inn in tranquil
country setting. Full bath, a/c, WiFi. DIRECTV.
Dining on site. H, Q, M 200, $$$, E5
Old Drovers Inn
196 E. Duncan Hill Rd. 832-9311.
6 elegantly appointed rooms with private
baths. Built in 1750, this fully restored and
renovated inn specializes in hotel-level service
with warm B&B hospitality. Smoke free.
Central a/c, Cable TV, free WiFi. Farm-totable breakfasts. Grounds available for events
and weddings. Q, M 125, $$$$, E5
Courtyard by Marriott Fishkill
17 Westage Dr. 897-2400. 800-320-5741.
152 rooms. Newly renovated, incl. 12 suites,
2 meeting rooms. Indoor pool, whirlpool,
exercise room. HBO, flat screen TVs,
courtyard area. Go Board interactive display,
media pods and home theater, WiFi. Business
center with boarding pass printing station.
The Bistro®, Eat, Drink and Connect has food
choices all day; Starbucks’ beverages,
evening cocktails. Beverages and food in
24-hr. market. Outdoor patio; smoke free.
H, Q, G, M 40, $–$$$$, H2
Days Hotel Fishkill
20 Schuyler Blvd. 896-4995.
78 rooms. HBO, in-room movies, microwaves,
refrigerators, coffee, continental breakfast.
WiFi, free access to health club.
H, G, Q, $-$$, H2
Extended Stay America Fishkill
Route 9
25 Merritt Blvd. 897-2800, 888-782-9473.
106 suites. Full kitchen. Exercise room, picnic
area, health club passes. Pets welcome.
H, Q, $–$$, H2
Extended Stay America Fishkill
Westage Center
55 W. Merritt Blvd. 896-0592, 888-782-9473.
103 rooms. Full kitchen, cable TV, king bed,
a/c, coffee makers. Guest laundromat. Pets
welcome. H, Q, $–$$, H2
Hampton Inn Fishkill
544 Rt. 9. 896-4000.
99 rooms. Newly renovated. Heated indoor
pool, HBO, pay-per-view movies, free deluxe
continental breakfast and WiFi. In-room
coffee makers, microwave and refrigerators,
Cloud Nine Bedding, 24-hr. business center
and complimentary coffee service. Wed.
complimentary reception with food, wine,
and beer. Direct highway access. H, Q, G,
$-$$$, H2
Hawthorn Suites
14 Schuyler Blvd. & Rt. 9. 896-5210.
139 suites; meeting rooms. Kitchen, fireplace
and sofabed in every room. Exercise room,
outdoor pool, hot tub, WiFi. Full hot
breakfast buffet, free coffee 24/7. Pets
welcome, $100 fee. H, Q, M 24, $$$, H2
Hilton Garden Inn
25 Westage Dr. 896-7100.
111 rooms. Refrigerator, microwave, Keurig
coffee maker, indoor pool with hot tub.
Newly renovated lobby and hallways. Free
24-hr. business center. Breakfast (fee
charged). Now serving dinner and drinks!
H, G, Q, M 30, $$–$$$, H2
Holiday Inn Express Fishkill
21 Schuyler Blvd. 896-4001.
71 rooms. Indoor pool. Large flat-screen
cable TV, coffee maker, microwave, minifridge, hair dryer, iron in each room. Exercise
room, business center, breakfast.
H, G, Q $$-$$$, H2
100 Westage Business Center Dr. 897-5757.
86 suites, 49 rooms; 2100 sq.ft. event space.
Full kitchen in suites, Hyatt Grand Beds, DVD.
Indoor pool, whirlpool, complimentary hot
breakfast buffet, fitness center, 24-hr.
convenience store, and WiFi.
H, Q, G, M 200, $$-$$$$, H2
Quality Inn & Suites
849 Rt. 52. 897-9300.
75 rooms/suites. Fitness center, some rooms
with Jacuzzis, queen beds, cable TV with free
HBO, microwaves and refrigerators in some
rooms, complimentary buffet breakfast.
H, G, Q, M 200, $$-$$$, H2
Comprehensive visitor resources at
Ramada Conference Center
542 Rt. 9. 896-6281.
157 rooms; 50 dbl rooms. Full service hotel &
restaurant. Lounge, fitness center, outdoor
pool and laundry room. Free WiFi, newspaper
and hot breakfast buffet. Non-smoking
rooms/suites available. 10,000 sq. ft. of
meeting space.
H, G, Q, M 600, $$
Star Mill Farm
10 Old Country Pl. 897-5443.
4 rooms. 1780 country home. WiFi. Stone
porch, gardens, fireplace, a/c, bountiful
breakfast in relaxing setting. Sr. discounts.
Thurs.–Mon. Q, $$, H2
Towne Inn of Fishkill
767 Rt. 9. 896-6767.
19 rooms. Cable TV, a/c, refrigerators,
microwaves in every room. Free local calls,
coffee. H, Q, $, H2
Willow Lake Cottages
4 Willow Lake Dr. 914-475-5254.
3 vacation rental buildings: Gate House
sleeps up to 12; Lakeside Log Cabin sleeps
up to 9; Cottage sleeps up to 6. All fully
furnished with full kitchen, linens. A/C in
summer, WiFi, cable TV. Hiking, boating,
fishing, lake swimming. Dog friendly. Grounds
available for weddings and events. Rates vary
seasonally & by party size.
G, Q, $$$, H2
Bykenhulle House
Bed & Breakfast
21 Bykenhulle Rd. 592-0255.
6 rooms. National Historic Registry. Private
bath, Jacuzzi, fireplace, internet access,
country gourmet breakfast. Formal gardens.
Available for events. $$$, G3
Inn at Arbor Ridge
17 Rt. 376. 227-7700.
60 rooms and suites. Jacuzzi, DIRECTV,
refrigerator, microwave, free coffee. Free
WiFi. Pets welcome. G, Q, M 300, $-$$, G3
Le Chambord Inn
& Conference Center
2737 Rt. 52. 221-1941.
25 rooms. Continental Dining, continental
breakfast. WiFi. Available for weddings and
events. H, Q, M 300, $, G3
Roosevelt Inn
1832 Hyde Park
Bed & Breakfast
19 East Market St. 229-1946.
2 rooms, shared bath, a/c, antiques,
breakfast. Pets and children over 12 welcome.
Q, $, D1
Costello’s Guest House
4360 Albany Post Rd., Rt. 9. 229-2443.
25 rooms centrally located to historic sites,
colleges and river. 15 deluxe and 10
economy rooms. All include flat-screen TVs,
refrigerators, free WiFi and complimentary
continental breakfast in onsite Coffee Shop.
Mar.–Dec. G, H, Q, $-$$, D1
21 Main St. 229-2559.
2 rooms in 1850 Historic District home. Den
w/refrigerator, a/c, shared bath. Close to
restaurants. On-site massage therapist by
appt. 242-4155. Ask about special rates. Q, $, D1
The Village Square Inn
Golden Manor Motel
53 Travis Rd. 471-6115.
2 rooms in 1765 farmhouse. Private baths, full
breakfast prepared by Culinary Institute
graduate. $$$, D1
4100 Albany Post Rd., Rt. 9. 229-2157.
40 rooms incl. 4 efficiency units. Cable TV,
continental breakfast. Outdoor pool. WiFi.
$, D1
Greener Oak Guest House 12 White Oaks Rd. 229-9336.
Two newly renovated rooms in guest house
with private entrance, garage parking. One
room with sitting area, TV and refrigerator.
Free WiFi. Non-smoking, no pets. Near
Historic Hyde Park attractions. $, D1
Inn at Hyde Park
4171 Albany Post Rd., Rt. 9. 229-9161.
22 rooms. WiFi, refrigerator and microwave in
all rooms, a/c. Daily and weekly rates
available. $, D1
Inn the Woods Bed & Breakfast
32 Howard Blvd. Ext. 229-9331.
2 rooms, private baths, a/c, cable TV,
complimentary WiFi, phone. Full breakfast of
homemade baking, jam, cheese, yogurt and
sausage. Q, $$$, D1
4165 Albany Post Rd., Rt. 9. 229-7141.
22 rooms. HBO, WiFi, continental breakfast.
G, Q, $, D1
The Willows Bed & Breakfast
Cottonwood Motel
2639 Rt. 44. 677-3283.
17 rooms, 1 suite, 1 cottage. Country setting.
Cable TV, a/c, Jacuzzi. Free WiFi. Pets
welcome. H, $$–$$$$, D4
Millbrook Country House
3244 Sharon Tpke./Rt. 44. 677-9570.
4 rooms w/private baths in historic c.1808
house. Gardens, park-like grounds. Central
a/c, 18th-century Italian furnishings,
fireplaces, full breakfast, afternoon tea, dinner
option Fri. upon request. Free WiFi.
Q, $$$–$$$$, D4
The Millbrook Inn
One Sherwood Pl. 229-8972.
7 rooms incl. 2 suites. Across from Vanderbilt
Mansion and three mi. north of CIA. Private
baths, a/c, full breakfast in the Morning
Room. Q, M, $$$, D1
3 Gifford Rd. 605-1120.
8 spacious rooms in a quiet, elegant country
setting. Rooms feature private bathrooms
with radiant heated floors, WiFi, and
independent a/c-heat controls. Some rooms
have flat screen TVs. Ample public area with
fireplace for socializing or relaxing. No
smoking, no pets. Private space for weddings
and events. H, M 49-150, $$$$, D4
Quality Inn
Wing’s Castle Bed & Breakfast
4142 Albany Post Rd., Rt. 9N. 229-0088.
61 rooms. HBO, cable TV, a/c, full hot
breakfast buffet. WiFi, business center. Fitness
center. H, Q, G, $-$$, D1
717 Bangall Rd., Millbrook. 677-9085.
2 rooms. Sleep in a real stone castle, private
bath. WiFi. Continental breakfast. $$$, D4
Journey Inn Bed & Breakfast
Right: The Red Hook Country Inn is a lovely
10-room B&B in an 1841 Federal Colonial in
the heart of charming Red Hook, 2 miles from
Bard College.
Bunkhouse at
Broken Wheel Ranch
41 Barney Dr., Millerton 518-789-3131.
1 bedroom cottage on ranch. Kitchen, living
room, bathroom, queen bed, fold-out
loveseat, sleeps up to 5. WiFi. (No horseback
riding; horses private). Q, $$$, B6
No. 9 Inn & Restaurant
53 Main St., Rt. 44. 518-789-6235,
6 rooms, all ensuite, most with queen size
beds, two with porches, a/c. Concierge
service, common room, library, fireplace.
Ample free parking. Dining on site. WiFi.
Q, M 40, $$$-$$$$, B6
Pawling House Bed & Breakfast
105 West Main St. 855-3851.
5 rooms. 1860’s house fully renovated as a
B&B in 2007. Private baths, full breakfast,
common room, a/c, coffee bar, WiFi, Jacuzzi
in master suite and off street parking.
$$-$$$, Q, G5
Pleasant Valley Motel
1672 Main St., Rt. 44. 635-8251.
22 rooms. Cable TV, a/c, some w/refrigerators
and microwaves. Free WiFi. Pets welcome.
$, E2
536 Haight Ave., Rt. 44/55 E. 454-1010.
Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel
Banquet & Conference Center
66 rooms incl. 25 business class rooms with
40 Civic Center Plaza. 485-5300.
microwaves and refrigerators. Indoor pool,
200 rooms, newly renovated, full-service
fitness center, business center, deluxe
hotel. Whirlpool suites. Meeting and banquet
continental breakfast, free WiFi.
space, business center, free WiFi. Guest
Q, G, H, $-$$$, E1
laundromat, valet dry cleaning available, free
Hampton Inn & Suites
Street Bar and Grill. Full hot breakfast
Days Inn of Poughkeepsie
complimentary shuttle, smoke free and pet
129 rooms including studio suites, 8 whirlpool
friendly. H, G, Q, M 500, $$-$$$$, E1
suites, 13 specialty suites. Indoor pool,
Jacuzzi, health club, lounge, business center,
hot breakfast. Free WiFi. AAA member.
Best Western Plus: The Inn
& Suites at the Falls
H, G, Q, M 75, $$-$$$, E1 Courtyard by Marriott
2641 South Rd., Rt. 9. 485-6336, 800-647-7576.
149 rooms incl. 12 suites, 2 meeting rooms.
Indoor pool, fitness room, cable/flat screen
TVs, free WiFi, HBO. Bistro, courtyard area
and 24-hr. market. Smoke free environment.
H, Q, G, M 40, $-$$$$, E1
included. Outside terrace, limited
2361 South Rd. 463-7500.
50 Red Oaks Mill Rd. 462-5770.
40 rooms incl. 8 suites with Jacuzzi tubs.
100% newly renovated hotel offers relaxing
views of the stream. All rooms have 37” flat
screen TVs , MP3 clock radio, fridge and
microwave. Full breakfast included. WiFi in
each room. Pet friendly in select rooms.100%
non-smoking. H, G, Q, M, 136, $$, E1
fitness facility with shuttle service. Market
Poughkeepsie Inn
2625 South Rd./Rt. 9. 452-6600.
77 rooms with two double beds, some kingsized accommodations. Some rooms have
Holiday Inn Express
microwaves and refrigerators; nearly all have
2750 South Rd., Rt. 9.
473-1151. 800-465-4329.
free WiFi. Guest laundry facility available.
121 rooms. Outdoor pool, fitness center, 2
shuttle service, full hot breakfast. WiFi.
breakfast included. Pet friendly.
G, Q, M 40-50, $-$$, E1
H, G, Q, $$, E1
Red Roof Inn Plus #394
whirlpool suites, in-room movies, limited
Mercury Grand Hotel
& Conference Center
2170 South Rd., Rt. 9. 462-4600.
153 rooms/suites. Heart-shaped Jacuzzi,
kitchenette, outdoor pool, cable TV, dining,
lounge, complimentary hot breakfast with all
overnight accommodations 7 days/week,
pets welcome. H, G, Q, M 800, $–$$, E1
Ample bus and truck parking. Continental
2349 South Rd., Rt. 9. 462-7800.
61 rooms. Newly renovated, 100% nonsmoking. Complimentary continental
breakfast, refrigerator, microwave in all rooms.
Flat screen TV with 84 HD Channels,
including 12 HBO, free WiFi and free local
calls. Extra-large rooms. Guest business
center, laundry and fitness center. Truck & bus
parking. Pets welcome. H, Q, $, E1
Comprehensive visitor resources at
Beekman Arms and Delamater
Inn and Conference Center
6387 Mill St. and 25 Garden St. 876-7077.
80 rooms. Member of Historical Hotels of
America and a National Landmark. America’s
oldest continuously operating inn, built in
1766. Walkable to antiquing, shopping,
dining and everything Rhinebeck offers. Enjoy
private baths, a/c, cable television, WiFi,
complimentary sherry and continental
breakfast. Suites and pet-friendly rooms
available; some rooms with fireplaces.
H, Q, M 45 (Delamater), M 60 (Beekman
Arms) $-$$$$, B1
Residence Inn by Marriott
6 welcome . WiFi . Q, M 20, $$$, A2
2525 South Rd., Rt. 9. 463-4343, 800-943-6717.
128 fully renovated suites; completely updated
lobby. WiFi throughout. Complimentary hot
breakfast buffet, and evening socials Mon.Wed. Outdoor space with grills. Indoor pool,
whirlpool, health club, and yoga studio. Pets
welcome. H, Q, $$$, E1
Hearthstone Motel
Sprout Creek Farm
34 Lauer Rd. 485-8438.
3 bedroom cottage with kitchen, dining
room, living room, den with fireplace and
garden. On farm and creek with market.
$$$$, E1
7958 Rt. 9. 758-1811.
8 rooms in newly renovated motel in the
country with Catskill Mountain views .
Refrigerators, microwaves, in-room dining
area, HD TV, & in-room WiFi . Outdoor
area . Some dogs welcome . $-$$, Q, Y, A2
Hemingway Lane
Bed & Breakfast
12 Hemingway Ln. 901-2445.
One large room . Queen bed and twin bed,
private entrance and bath . Satellite TV, small
refrigerator; hearty breakfast . Beautiful, quiet
rural setting in Town of Milan . Q, Y, $$$, B2
Pine Grove Motel
Painted Turtle Lake Cottage
2659 Rt. 55, 724-5151.
20 rooms, AAA/AARP weekly/monthly
discounts. 100+ digital TV channels, free
WiFi, refrigerator, microwave, a/c.
Competitive rates. Restaurants and
supermarkets within 1 mi. radius.
Q, G, $, G4
Gaslight Inn
8049 Albany Post Rd. 758-1571.
12 rooms and efficiency units . Cable TV, a/c,
kitchenette . No pets . Open June-Oct .
H, Q, $, A2
The Grand Dutchess
7571 Old Post Rd. 758-5818.
5 rooms in 1874 village Victorian B&B. Private
bath, a/c, Jacuzzi, full breakfast; children over
Belvedere Mansion
1 bedroom cottage plus loft . Sleeps 4 .
Overlooking lake, with private dock, canoe,
kayak, hot tub, grill, and outdoor fire pit . Full
kitchen, washer and dryer . Q, $$$, A2 daily
rates; weekly rates available.
The Red Hook Country Inn
7460 S. Broadway, Rt. 9. 758-8445.
6 rooms . 2 handicapped accessible rooms .
Multi-room suite w/private entrance . Lake,
deck, screened-in gazebo, covered front
porch w/rockers . Antiques, fireplaces, a/c, hot
tub, TV in room and private baths . Full
American breakfast, private dining room .
On-site parking . 2 mi . from Bard . Seasonal
and long-term discounts .
H, Q, M 100, H, $$$–$$$$, A2
10 Rt. 9. 889-8000.
33 room beautifully restored 1760 mansion.
Romantic, elegant setting for weddings.
Spectacular mountain and river views;
outdoor pool, pond, bar, tennis court,
gourmet breakfast. Five star
accommodations. Golf, horseback riding, two
minutes away.
H, G, Q, M 200, $$$, C1
The Bitter Sweet
Bed & Breakfast
470 Wurtemburg Rd. 876-7777.
5 rooms in 1770 Dutch Colonial. Fireplace,
antiques, WiFi, full breakfast. $-$$$, B2
Chestnut Suite Bed & Breakfast
11 Chestnut St. 876-6203.
1 deluxe suite. Private entrance and bath,
antiques, outdoor pool and patio, full
breakfast. Walking distance to historic village
of Rhinebeck. Free WiFi. Q, Y, $$$-$$$$, B1
Heller’s Guesthouse
91 Astor Dr. 876-3468.
1 room. Twin beds, private bath, TV, in
modest contemporary home. May–Nov.
$, B1
Hideaway Suites B&B
439 Lake Dr. 266-5673.
3 suites/3 rooms. Private baths, living room/
sitting areas, fireplaces, Jacuzzis, king beds,
a/c, cable TV, WiFi, phone, refrigerators. Full
H, Q, $$$-$$$$, B1
Opposite: The Bykenhulle House B&B is a 15room Greek Revival style manor house; their
ballroom and gardens can be used to host events.
Right: Hotel Tivoli, owned by artists Brice and
Helen Marden, is filled with an eclectic collection
of furniture, lighting and art.
Photo: Ingalls Photography.
Jenny’s Country Manor Lodge
1639 Rt. 199. 876-1151.
13 rooms. Private bath, kitchenette, dining.
Free WiFi. Q, $–$$$, B1
LaRose Bed & Breakfast
2 Mill Rd. 876-4201.
2 rooms. 1 suite. Private entrance, in-ground
pool, a/c, cable TV, WiFi, microwave. Short
walk to village. Gourmet full breakfast. G, Q,
$–$$ B1
Olde Rhinebeck Inn c. 1745
340 Wurtemburg Rd. 871-1745.
4 rooms. Early American farmhouse on
National Historic Register. Private baths,
antiques, a/c, cable TV, WiFi, 3 acres with
pond, full gourmet country breakfast, five
minutes from Rhinebeck village. In addition,
we offer The Fiddlers’ Farmhouse, (sleeps six)
in an idyllic farm setting just over one mile
from The Omega Institute. $$$–$$$$, B2
Primrose Hill Bed & Breakfast
567 Ackert Hook Rd. 698-0370.
2 rooms. Traditional two-story country style
home in quiet rural setting in scenic area near
Rhinebeck. Private baths, a/c, cable TV, DVD/
CD player. Hearty country breakfast.
Swimming pool. Free WiFi.
Q, $$$, C1
Rhinebeck Motel
6938 Rt. 9. 876-5900.
8 rooms. Cable TV, a/c, refrigerator,
microwave, hair dryer, coffee service. Pets
welcome. Free WiFi. Seasonal rates.
$, B1
Rhinebeck Village Inn
6260 Rt. 9. 876-7000.
17 rooms incl. 2 efficiency units. Kitchenette,
cable TV, WiFi, a/c, continental breakfast.
H, $-$$, B1
Stone Church Road
Bed & Breakfast
339 Stone Church Rd. 758-2427.
4 rooms. Lovely country setting 10 mins.
north of the village. TV, refrigerator and
microwave in Common Room. A/C; hearty
breakfast served beginning at 8am. Free
Q, M 35, $$, B2
Veranda House Bed & Breakfast
6487 Montgomery St.
876-4133, 877-985-6800.
5 rooms. 1845 Federal house. Library,
veranda, queen beds, private bath, full
gourmet breakfast. Jacuzzi and central a/c.
Walking distance to shops and restaurants.
$$$, B1
WhistleWood Farm
52 Pells Rd. 876-6838.
4 spacious rooms, 3 suites in country home
and cottage on 40-acre farm, all private
baths, fireplaces, antiques, porches, patios
and a/c. Trails, woodlands, ponds and pasture
views. Hearty breakfasts, fresh eggs, chickens,
Dexter cows, donkeys and horses. DVD/VCR,
satellite TV, Wi-Fi. 3 miles from Rhinebeck
center. Children over 8 welcome $25; 12 &
up $45 extra. G, Q, $$$–$$$$, B2
The Rhinecliff
4 Grinnell St. 876-0590.
9 rooms. Breathtaking Hudson River views,
double whirlpool tubs in all rooms, private
balconies, farm-to-table restaurant and bar in
historic 1854 building. Outside patio dining
on river. Walk to train station. G, H, Q, M, Y
300, $$-$$$$, C1
Hudson Valley Cabin
43 Homan Rd. 266-3213.
1 room log cabin on 85 acres and private 3.5
acre lake. Fireplace, rowboat, hiking trails,
kitchen, outdoor grills, satellite TV, DVD/VCR,
WiFi, queen sofa bed. Couples only. $$$, C4
The Barn in Tivoli
33 Broadway. 917-402-9016.
Sleeps 6-8. Unique converted barn on 4 acres
with pond, stream and yoga deck with
outside shower. Heats with wood burning
stove, cools with a/c. Full kitchen, full bath
with claw foot tub. Grill, picnic table and
three outdoor firepits.
G, Q, $$$, A1
The Bird’s Nest
21 Clay Hill Rd. 757-4279.
Private 2 bedroom apt. w/full kitchen, bath,
menu breakfast. Large deck. Mar.–Nov. $$,
Ham House
144 Kidd Ln. 757-3424.
Sleeps 10-12. Ham House is a beautifully
restored 1850’s Italianate Hudson River
mansion. Superb lodging facilities, a
spectacular event venue for weddings and
special occasions, a Day Spa and catering
services with a beautiful view of the Catskill
Mountains. It’s a private and intimate, yet
grand, setting. Full a/c. Pool, tennis court,
yoga studio. $$$$, A1
Hotel Tivoli
53 Broadway. 757-2100.
10 rooms. Hotel Tivoli and its farm-to-table
restaurant, The Corner, is a century-old
building in this historic town. Owned by
artists Brice and Helen Marden, the property
is filled with an eclectic collection of furniture,
lighting and art. The rooms are uniquely and
individually decorated, all with private baths.
It features LeLabo bath amenities, Voss water
and Cowgirl chocolates in-room. 24-hr
lounge with coffee & espresso, snacks and
concierge bar on weekends. Continental
breakfast included. Restaurant open Wed.Mon. with brunch on weekends. Minimum
two-night stay weekends May-Oct.
$$$$, A1
Left: The Best Western Plus The Inn
& Suites at the Falls is right next to a
waterfall and Wappingers Creek; all
windows open in their rooms so you can
enjoy an escape like no other!
Rinaldi Auctions and Appraisals*
133 Bedell Rd., Poughkeepsie. 485-5252. Y, E2
Village Antique Center
at Hyde Park
4321 Rt. 9, Hyde Park. 229-6600. Y, D1
Cruise America RV Rental and
Sales: M and M Truck Rental
Dutchess Motor Lodge
1512 Rt. 22. 832-6400.
18 rooms. Cable TV, a/c, refrigerators, 2
7578 N. Broadway./Rt. 9, Red Hook.
758-9114. Y, A1
Interlake RV Park and Sales
double beds in each room, Private bath. .
Hopewell Antiques Center, Inc.
WiFi. Free local calls. H, G, Q, $$, F5
876 Rt. 82, Hopewell Jct. 221-3055. Y, G3
Hudson Valley Auctioneers*
Fawn Ridge Farms
Bed & Breakfast
432 Main St., Beacon. 831-6800, 848-3049. Y, H1
2835 Pleasant Ridge Rd. 224-9149.
Hyde Park Antiques Center
One bedroom suite with living room and bath
on 170-acres, private country setting.
Outdoor pool. A/C, free WiFi, Satellite TV.
Hiking trails. Shooting club nearby. Max. 2
guests. Weekly rates available. $$, F5
[email protected]
* = Auction House
Antiquing means hitting small, charming
villages to unearth antique and vintage finds
from multi-dealer centers or antique shops
lining our town and city main streets and
country roads.
Absolute Auction & Realty, Inc.
800-243-0061, 635-3169.
Annex Antiques Center
7578 N. Broadway/Rt. 9, Red Hook.
758-2843. Y, B1
Beekman Arms Antique Market
and Gallery
6387 Mill St., Beekman Sq., Rhinebeck.
876-3477. Y, B1
George Cole Auctions, Inc.*
24 Violet Ave., Poughkeepsie. 473-0573,
Authorized dealer for RV rentals and sales.
Y, F1
4192 Rt. 9/Albany Post Rd., Hyde Park.
229-8200. Y, D1
Millbrook Antique Center
3283 Franklin Ave., Millbrook. 677-3921. Y, D4
Millbrook Antiques Mall
3301 Franklin Ave., Millbrook. 677-9311. Y, D4
The Millerton Antiques Center
25 Main St., Millerton. 518-789-6004. Y, B6
Ole Carousel Antiques Center
6208 Rt. 82, Stanfordville. 868-1586. Y, C4
Pawling Antiques
22 Charles Colman Blvd., Pawling. 855-3611.
Y, G5
Red Hook Antique Center
7531 N. Broadway./Rt. 9, Red Hook.
758-2223. Y, A2
Rhinebeck Antique Emporium*
5229 Albany Post Rd./Rt. 9, Staatsburg.
876-8168. Y, B2
428 Lake Dr., Rhinebeck. 266-5387.
Gated park. 45 acres, 159 campsites, 145 w/
electric and water, 22 w/sewage hookups,
dumping station, 14 flush toilets, 10 hot
showers, 159 fireplaces and tables. 50-amp
electric for big rigs. In-ground heated and
kiddie pools, 20-acre lake, fishing, boating,
play area, recreation building, camp store,
laundry room, and snack bar. Planned
activities and theme weekends,
entertainment, movies, cable TV. Free WiFi.
Seasonal sites and trailer rentals. Furnished
suite and 1 furnished cottage rentals.
Breckenridge Park Model sales, new/used. RV
mechanic. $43-$57, credit cards accepted.
Mid Apr.-mid Oct. B2
Malouf’s Mountain
Sunset Campground
Fishkill Ridge, north of Beacon. 831-6767.
12 wooded acres, 33 sites. Fully catered hikein, hike-out forest camping resort. Bathrooms
w/hot showers, flush toilets, running water;
clothes dryers. Purchase a meal to cook at
your site. Fire pits, hiking, bird watching.
Accessible by car or train. $55-$90 daily. Mid
Apr.–Oct. 31. G1
Sylvan Lake Beach Park
18 McDonnells Ln., Hopewell Junction.
65 RV sites equipped with electricity and
satellite TV on a 65-acre lot of forest and
open areas. Bring an RV for the night,
weekend, week, month, or the entire season.
Tent camping available for daily, weekend or
weekly rates. Basketball, volleyball, 120-acre
lake to swim, fish for bass, or take a canoe or
kayak out for a paddle. Firewood and
propane available. G2
Camping is permitted at NYS Parks Ogden
Right: Omega Institute for Holistic
Studies is situated on a 250-acre
campus in Rhinebeck.
Mills & Ruth Livingston Mills Memorial State
Park, Staatsburgh and Taconic State Park,
Rudd Pond Area, 59 Rudd Pond Rd., Millerton; see
Camp at Dutchess County’s Wilcox Memorial
Park. Stanfordville; overnight accommodations in Maple Knoll Lodge at Bowdoin Park,
Wappingers Falls; see
There’s nothing like a treasure hunt! For
merchandise old and new, make a day of
bargain hunting row by row!
Beacon Flea Market
Parking lot, 6 Henry St., Beacon.
Every fair weather Sun., April – Nov. Regular
and one-time vendors specializing in old,
antique and vintage merchandise. Close to
historic Main St. antiques, boutiques and
restaurants. Free admission. 8am-3pm. Y, H1
Dutchess Marketplace
Dutchess Mall, 461 Rt. 9, Fishkill. 820-3901
Sat. & Sun. inside 10am-6pm. Open outside
Sun. through Dec., weather permitting. Y, G1
Rinaldi Flea Market
900 Dutchess Tpke/Rt. 44, Poughkeepsie.
485-5252, 625-3756.
Every Sun., weather permitting. Food
concessions. Free admission and parking. Bill
Rinaldi has 40 years expertise in auctions and
flea markets. Apr.-Nov. Y, E2
Stormville Airport Antique Show
& Flea Market
428 Rt. 216, Stormville. 221-6561.
600+ reliable vendors offering quality
merchandise. Apparel, handbags, jewelry,
tools, housewares, art, antiques, gourmet
food and more. Food concessions. Kid’s area.
Bus tours welcomed. Free admission and
parking. No pets, rain or shine. 8am-4pm.
Last Sun. Apr., holiday weekends in May, July,
Sept., Oct., & 1st weekend Nov. Two Ultimate
Yard Sales. Y, G3
Private retreatants welcome. Use of
Watch the sunsets across a majestic river,
breathe in the scent-filled gardens awash
with bloom. Sometimes a journey can lead
to discoveries within. Relax and refresh your
mind, rejuvenate your body and free your
spirit at these varied retreat centers.
individual rooms, chapel, library, hermitage,
Body Be Well Pilates
150 Lake Dr., Rhinebeck.
266-4444 or 800-944-1001.
Nonprofit, educational retreat center, offers
workshops, professional trainings, and rest
and rejuvenation retreats. Accommodations
on campus include tent spaces, tent cabins,
single and shared lodging rooms. Wellness
Center offers massage, facials, state-of-the art
body work, and nutritional health
consultations. Guests have access to campus
library, sauna, Sanctuary, tennis courts,
basketball court, woodland trails, beautiful
gardens, WiFi access in Omega Café. Lake
swimming, kayaking and canoeing; free tours
year-round of Omega Center for Sustainable
Living (OCSL), an award-winning
environmental education center and water
reclamation facility. Apr.-Oct.
7578 N. Broadway, Red Hook. 758-0790.
Dedicated instructors teach and practice the
Authentic Pilates Method, working with each
student as an individual with unique needs
and goals. All ages & abilities welcome. Y, A2
Chapel of Sacred Mirrors
46 Deer Hill Rd. (off Wheeler Hill Rd.),
Wappingers Falls. 297-2323.
9 guest rooms; dorm style, 6 private rooms,
some with private baths, continental breakfast
included. Enjoy an R & Art stay in restored
Victorian guest house. Art retreats &
workshops. Continental breakfast. Art and
mysticism library with altars and fireplace.
Explore hiking trails, labyrinth walk and art
installations on 40 acres of wooded grounds.
Concerts, events monthly. Free WiFi. Store
and cafe open Fri,-Mon, 12pm-6pm. A, D, G, H, Q, M 100, Y, $-$$$, G2
Linwood Spiritual Center
50 Linwood Rd., Rhinebeck. 876-4178 x301.
Overlooking the Hudson River, programs
include silent, 8-day Ignatian directed/guided
retreats; weekend retreats and workshops in
yoga and quilting; retreats for those in
12-step programs. Spiritual exercises in
everyday life and on-going spiritual direction.
conference room for day groups. 35
pavilion and pool. A, G, H, Y, C1
Omega Institute
for Holistic Studies M, A, Q, G, H, B2
Strength for Life
Personal Training Service
143 Boardman Rd., Poughkeepsie.
Private personal training using medical training
equipment, massage therapy. Yoga studio. A, H, Y, F2
Comprehensive visitor resources at
Taconic Retreat
& Conference Center
64 White Dr., Milan. 758-8764.
A 230-acre retreat center for seminars, retreats,
banquets, summer camps, and other group
activities where people come to meet Jesus
for the first time or to get to know him more
fully. Camping, lake swimming, picnic tables. M 20-500, A, D, G, H, Y, B3
The WellTree
5897 Rt. 9, Rhinebeck. 516-4232.
A health and wellness center offering
therapeutic massage, acupuncture, Reiki,
hypnosis, and skin care services. Mon.-Tues.,
Fri., 9am- 5pm; Wed.-Thurs., 9am-8pm and
Sat. 9am-1pm. A, H, Y, C1
World Peace Sanctuary
26 Benton Rd., Wassaic. 877-6093.
International home of the Peace Pole Project.
Peace Pole Path, Globe Sculpture and Black
Walnut Grove are sites to experience on 154
acres. Picnic area. Annual events; yoga and
holistic classes. A, D, G, H, Y, D6
Spend a day or just an hour, indulging
in therapeutic treatments which soothe
the soul.
Azar Wellness Spa
22 Washington Ave., Millbrook. 677-2927.
Wellness day spa offering therapeutic
massage, skin and nail care, aromatherapy,
acupuncture, lymphatic drainage, and weight
loss program in clean, safe, relaxing
environment. By appt. Y, D4
Haven Spa
6464 Montgomery St., Rhinebeck. 876-7369.
Combines ancient eastern and western spa
concepts with modern physician-proven
techniques; provides an antidote to stress.
Mon., Wed.-Thurs., 9am-7:30pm, Fri.,
8:30am-8:30pm, Sat., 8am-9pm, and Sun.,
10am-6pm. Y, B1
I Kneaded This Massage
& Facials
6454 Montgomery St., Rhinebeck. 337-1266.
Massage treatments: Swedish, deep tissue,
pregnancy, warm bamboo and reflexology.
Facial treatments: Gentlemen’s Facial,
DiamondTome micro exfoliation and European
Facials; acupuncture. By appt. 7 days. B1
Marion Salon Spa
Hudson Plaza Mall
1600 Main St., Ste., 12, Pleasant Valley.
Hair services include stress relieving treatment,
cutting, conditioning and aromatherapy. Body
treatments, waxing, massage. Manicure,
pedicure and specialty nail care. Spa packages.
Prices online. Mon., 10am-4pm, Tues. & Thurs.,
9am-8pm, Wed., 9:30am-5pm, Fri., 9am-8pm,
Sat., 9am-3pm, and Sun., 12-5pm. H, Y, E2
739 Rt. 9, Poughkeepsie.
T.J. Maxx, Price Chopper, Hudson Plaza
Wines & Spirits, Appearance Day Spa &
restaurants. Y, H2
Marlene Weber Day Spa
751 Dutchess Tnpk., Poughkeepsie. 454-5852.
Full-service salon and day spa. Full menu of
hair and nail services. Catering available for
individuals and groups. On-site boutique has
high quality hair & skin products, Marlene
Weber MW mineral make-up, jewelry,
scarves, and accessories. Mon., 9am- 4pm;
Tues., 9am-8pm, Wed. -Thurs., 9am-8pm; Fri.,
9am- 9pm; Sat., 7:30am-5pm; & Sun., 9am4pm. Y, E2
Whether you’re searching for a specific item,
or open to the chance find of something
unique, increase your odds for success in
one of our malls. Your next purchase awaits
in a national department store, chain retailer,
or a unique independent shop.
44 Plaza
Rt. 44 and Burnett Blvd, Poughkeepsie.
Super Stop and Shop, Big Lots, Goodyear,
ice cream and restaurants.
Y, F2
Hudson Valley Towne Center
Rt. 9 and I-84, Fishkill. 896-0330.
Covered walkways connect Regal Cinemas
10, Charlie Brown’s Steakhouse, GH Bass, Van
Heusen and outlet stores.
Lawrence Farms Market Square
1083 Rt. 9, Fishkill.
Chico’s, Country Curtains, Talbots, and Farm
to Table Bistro, restaurants. Y, H2
Montgomery Row
6422 and 6423 Montgomery St./Rt. 9,
Rhinebeck. 876-0543.
Award-winning shopping center with
exceptional collection of fine food, fabulous
shopping and specialty services. Outdoor
dining. Nestled in charming, historic
Rhinebeck. Discounts and calendar online.
H, Y, B1
Nine Mall Plaza
Rt. 9, Wappingers Falls.
Aldi’s, Kohl’s, Babies “R” Us, dry cleaner, and
restaurants. Y, G1
Post Road Plaza
Rt. 9, Poughkeepsie.
Barnes and Noble, Dress Barn, Michaels Arts
and Crafts, Office Depot and Stop and Shop.
Y, F1
Poughkeepsie Galleria
Chestnut Ridge Plaza
Rt. 9, Poughkeepsie.
Bed, Bath and Beyond, Men’s Wearhouse,
Walgreen’s and restaurants. Y, E1
Dutchess Center
Rt. 44, Poughkeepsie.
Kmart and Walgreen’s. Y, F1
Dutchess Mall
Route 9 & 84
Home Depot, McDonald’s, Citizen’s Bank &
Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union. Y, E2
Fishkill Plaza
738 Rt. 9, Fishkill. 896-0330.
ShopRite, Bhushan’s Hallmark, Radio Shack,
Pet Supplies Plus, Anthony’s Jewelers II and
Dazzles Salon & Spa. Y, H2
2001 Rt. 9, Poughkeepsie. 297-7600.
The county’s largest enclosed mall has 120
stores on two floors. Best Buy, DSW Shoes,
Dick’s Sporting Goods, Macy’s, JCPenney,
Target, H&M, Old Navy and Sears. Food
court, full service restaurants and 16 cinemas.
Fastrax Raceway opening spring 2014.
Y, F1
Poughkeepsie Plaza
2600 South Rd./Rt. 9, Poughkeepsie. 471-4265.
Enclosed, one-level plaza with easy access.
Locally owned and operated stores plus:
Marshalls, Famous Footwear, Joann Fabrics
and Crafts, Modell’s Sporting Goods,
Harmon’s Discount, Sleepy’s, Rainbow, Toys
“R” Us, and TGI Friday’s. Y, F1
Right: Taste NY Market at Todd Hill
features locally grown farm products
and pantry items. Courtesy photo.
The Shoppes at South Hills
1695 South Rd./Rt. 9, Poughkeepsie.
Ashley Furniture, Bob’s Discount Furniture,
Burlington Coat Factory, Christmas Tree
Shops, Kmart, Shop Rite, and Chuck E.
Cheese’s. Y, F1
Spackenkill Plaza
Rt. 9, Poughkeepsie.
Eastern Mountain Sports, Pier 1, Starbucks
and restaurants. Y, F1
This is shopping on a higher plane. A
number of unique specialty shops in
Dutchess County offer a wide range of
merchandise and experiences. Find oneof-a-kind items handmade by Hudson River
Valley artisans, gourmet food products,
home décor and accessories, special gifts
and memory-making souvenirs.
Beacon Barkery
192 Main St., Beacon. 440-7652.
Specialty items, food and bakery for dogs
and cats. Mon.-Fri., 12-6pm; Sat., 10am-6pm
and Sun., 12:30-5:30pm. Y, H1
Craftsmen by Design
Poughkeepsie Plaza, Rt. 9, Poughkeepsie.
Locally owned business offering the work of
area craftsmen, artists, authors and
composers; since 2006. Discover the talent
of the Valley! Mon.-Fri., 10am-7pm, Sat.,
10am-6pm, and Sun. 12-5pm. Y, F1
Dreaming Goddess
44 Raymond Ave., Poughkeepsie. 473-2206.
Clothing that inspires; crafts, jewelry, apparel,
candles, crystals, gemstones, ritual items,
and magical gifts. Mon.-Fri., 10am-7pm, Sat.,
10am-5:30pm and Sun., 12-5pm. Y, F1!
Visit the charming Village of Rhinebeck in
northern Dutchess, 3 miles east of the
Hudson River, 90 miles north of NY-metro
area by car or Amtrak. Businesses have
distinctive character and vibrant energy.
You’ll find it in Rhinebeck restaurants, inns,
B&Bs, art galleries, theaters, spas and salons,
and holistic practitioners. Shop retailers for
apparel, home furnishings, clothing, books,
stationery, gifts, jewelry, lingerie, hiking
apparel, tack and leather, and more. Y, B1
Hammertown Barn
3201 Rt. 199, Pine Plains. 518-398-7075.
Mon.-Sat., 10am-5pm; Sun., 10:30am-5pm.
Also 6420 Montgomery Row, Rhinebeck. 8761450. Mon.-Sat., 10:30am-5:30pm; Sun.,
11am-5pm. Antiques, Mitchell Gold-Bob
Williams furniture, lighting, rugs, décor items,
books and gifts. Y, B4
Harney & Sons: The Store
1 Railroad Plaza/13 Main St., Millerton.
Tasting room and store with more than 200
varieties of teas, tea accoutrements, gifts and
accessories for the home. Lunch and cream
tea served in our tea lounge. Check website
or call for store and lunch hours. Y, B6
Hummingbird Jewelers
23A E. Market St., Rhinebeck. 876-4585.
Represents 75 designer/jewelers from
around the world. On-premise workshop
specializes in antique restoration, jewelry
repair and custom creations. JCK award
winner, Top Ten Retail Designers in USA.
Open since 1978. Mon., Wed.-Sat.,
10:30am-5:30pm and Sun., 12-5pm. Y, B1
Hunt Country Furniture
process and end with a culinary maple
sampling. The Farm Stand, eclectic shop and
bakery café, offers organic Crown Maple and
New York artisanal food specialties. Ten
miles of walking trails. Sat.-Sun., 11am-5pm. A, F, G, H, Y, E5
Rhinebeck Tack
6579 Springbrook Ave./Rt. 9, Rhinebeck.
Everything for the horse and rider. Tues.-Sat.,
9:30am-5:30pm, and Sun., 12-4pm. Y, B1
Taste NY Market at Todd Hill
4640 Taconic State Pkwy. N., Poughkeepsie,
in TSP median 1 mile s. of Rt. 55
interchange. 849-0247.
Market in an historic building offers locally
grown farm products and pantry items such
as dairy, cheeses and ice cream; meats,
sausage and bacon; sauces and pasta;
cookies and doughnuts; coffee and tea;
honey and maple syrup; gifts, baskets and
more. Mon-Thurs. and Sat., 10am-7pm, Fri.
10am-8pm, and Sun. 11am-7pm. Outdoor
Farmers’ Market June-Oct., Fri. 3-7pm, Sun
2-6pm. Y, F3
16 Dog Tail Corners Rd. (off Rt. 55),
Wingdale. 832-6522. 2549. Also Rt. 22,
Dover Plains. 832-3746.
Handcrafted country furniture in solid oak,
cherry and pine since 1926. Rockers, settees,
buffets, hutches, sideboard cupboards,
Windsor dining chairs, pencil post beds, and
armoires. Mon., Wed.–Sat., 10am–5pm, and
Sun. 12-5pm. Y, F5
Village Wine & Spirits
Madava Farms, the Home of
Crown Maple
See Recreation section for The Angler’s Den,
Mountain Tops Outfitters, and The River
Connection, shops that also offer outdoor
recreation equipment rentals, guided tours,
lessons and services.
47 McCourt Rd., Dover Plains. 877-0640.
Tours, events and activities. Tours illuminate
the farm’s unique and sustainable maple
45 Front St., Millbrook. 677-3311.
Offering a wide array of wines and spirits from
around the world and close to home that are
varietally correct, balanced and ultimately
expressive of their place in the world.
Dine at fine restaurants, casual bistros and brewpubs. Tour our vineyards, distilleries and farms.
Taste our award-winning wines, and hand-crafted spirits and beer. Enjoy a picnic lunch with fresh
vegetables from a farm market and locally produced food items. From farm to table, this is an
essential destination for food aficionados. Discover for yourself our rich agricultural bounty and
wide diversity of food, from simple to sublime.
Groups welcome
Handicapped accessible
2 Way Brewing Company
Tours offered
Open year-round
A1–H6 Indexed map location (p. 48)
Note: All telephone area codes are 845 unless
otherwise noted.
In the interest of space, web addresses do not
include www. or http://.
Complete listings of our farms and farm markets,
and town-wide farmers’ markets!
Denning’s Point Distillery
18 W. Main St., Beacon. 202-7334.
Micro-craft brewery producing high quality,
handmade beer, which varies seasonally, using their proprietary yeast. Products include
their flagship, New York Farmhouse, Confusion; Red, Brown, and India Pale Ales; Stout;
Irish Red; and Hefeweizen. Thurs., 5-11pm,
Fri.-Sat. 3-11pm, Sun., 12-5pm. H1
Blue Collar Brewery
40 Cottage St., Poughkeepsie.
454-2739 (BREW).
Enjoy craft ales and lagers in a repurposed
factory building, rich with local history. Clearly
view the brewing process. Pair your beer with
items from pub-style menu at this comfortable
meeting place. Mon.-Thurs., 3–11pm; Fri.Sat., 11am-1am, Sun., 11am-11pm. Y, F1
10 N. Chestnut St., Beacon. 230-7905.
Fine artisanal spirits using NYS farm
products, Viskill Vodka, Beacon American
Whiskey & Denning’s White Rye Whiskey.
Gift shop. Tastings Fri., 2-8pm. Tastings &
tours Sat. 2-8pm & Sun. 2-6pm. Available for
events. G, T, Y, H1
Dutch’s Spirits
at Harvest Homestead Farm
98 Ryan Rd., Pine Plains. 518-398-1022
Raided by Prohibition agents in 1932, 400acre Dutch’s Spirits was once home to the
most elaborate and illicit liquor-producing
operation ever found in Dutchess County,
reportedly financed by mobster Dutch
Schultz. Visit the new “Farm-to-Bottle”
distillery producing artisanal spirits, tour the
original bootlegging bunkers, and enjoy
locally sourced food and drink in The
Bunkhouse Bar & Farm Kitchen restaurant led
by top Hudson Valley and James Beard semifinalist chef, Sara Lukasiewicz. Y, T, B4
Opposite: Situated on 100 expansive acres, Clinton Vineyards, this family-owned winery has produced award-winning, estatebottled white wines and sparkling wines, plus locally-sourced dessert wines, since 1976.
Above: There are many ways to enjoy our spirits! Visit them (L-R): Dutch’s Spirits at Harvest Homestead Farm in Pine Plains;
Mill House Brewing Company in Poughkeepsie; and Hyde Park Brewing Company, Hyde Park. Take home hand-crafted ale in
a growler to share later. And be sure to look for our distillers, brewers and vintners at Craft Beer Fests, and Wine and Food
Festivals, throughout the Hudson Valley!
Hyde Park Brewing Company
4076 Albany Post Rd./Rt. 9, Hyde Park.
Brew pub and restaurant serves lunch and
dinner. Live entertainment Wed.-Sat. nights. G, H, T, Y, D1
Mill House Brewing Company
289 Mill St., Poughkeepsie. 485-2739.
Artfully crafted ales. Restaurant serves locally
grown food for a complete Hudson Valley
dining experience. Brick oven house-made
smoked specialties. Bar showcases brews
made on site, boutique spirit driven cocktail
list, and eclectic wines. Y, E1
Millbrook Distillery
215 Bowen Rd., Stanfordville. 868-3044.
Dutchess Private Reserve Straight Bourbon
Whiskey. Call for tastings and tours. Gifts
online. Y, C4
North River Hops and Brewing
1571 Rt. 9, Ste. 5, Wappingers Falls.
Craft ales & lagers. Tasting bar, brewery
tours, retail beer and gifts. Thurs., Fri., &
Mon., 3pm- 8pm; Sat. 11am- 8pm, Sun.
12pm-6pm. Y, G1
Fishkill Farms
9 Fishkill Farm Rd., Hopewell Junction.
Pick-your-own organic and eco-certified
apples! Pick-your-own peaches, berries,
cherries, vegetables, pumpkins, and
flowers, too. Enjoy a bounty of artisanal
local foods at the farm store. Fresh pressed
cider, homemade donuts and pies. Store
and grounds open every day 9am-6pm.
Hayrides, farm fresh grill open weekends
June-Oct. Fall Harvest weekends with live
entertainment Sept - Oct.
Cascade Mountain Winery
835 Cascade Mountain Rd., Amenia.
Farm winery with tours and tastings of awardwinning table wines. Founded in 1972 by the
Wetmore family. Call for seasonal hours. C6
Clinton Vineyards
450 Schultzville Rd., Clinton Corners.
Picturesque farm winery and vineyard,
acclaimed estate-bottled white wines,
champagne, cassis and dessert wines.
Exquisite grounds, intimate tasting room.
April-May, Saturday-Sunday, 1pm-5pm;
June-Sept., Friday-Sunday, 1pm-5pm and
October-December, Friday-Sunday,
1pm-6pm. By appt. for groups.
Available for events. G, Y, D3
Dutchess Wine Trail
c/o Clinton Vineyards
450 Schultzville Rd., Clinton Corners.
Scenic driving trail with signs along the way
to guide you to tours and tastings at Clinton
Vineyards and Millbrook Vineyards & Winery. Y, D3
Millbrook Vineyards and Winery
26 Wing Rd., Millbrook. 677-8383.
130-acre estate featuring a beautiful winery,
a 35-acre vineyard and views of the Hudson
Valley & Catskill Mountains. Award-winning
wines include Chardonnay, Tocai Friulano,
Riesling, Pinot Noir and Cabernet Franc.
Guided tours and wine tastings offered daily.
Lunch available weekends at the Vineyard
Grille June-Oct. Summer evening jazz concerts and special wine dinners. Tours Sept.–
May, noon–5pm, June–Aug., 11am–6pm. G, H, Y, D4
Dutchess County Restaurant Guide Online
Many area restaurants are fortunate to
have CIA graduates as chefs, perfecting
their art county-wide. There are long time
traditional restaurants, funky urban bistros
and elegant dining establishments for
special occasions. See our complete
Dutchess Restaurant Guide online at
The Culinary Institute of America
1946 Campus Dr. (off Rt. 9), Hyde Park.
If you have a passion for the authentic
cuisines of Italy, rich seasonal products of
the Hudson Valley, classic French fare
re-imagined using ultra-modern techniques,
or inventive café cuisine, your first choice
for lunch or dinner should be one of The
CIA Restaurant Group’s venues at The
Culinary Institute of America. To make your
reservation, call 471-6608. Get a glimpse
of what goes on behind closed doors at the
CIA by taking a campus tour. To book a
tour, call 451-1588. An array of classes
specially designed for food enthusiasts are
available. To learn more, visit enthusiasts. Dine, tour, discover—it’s all
waiting for you at the CIA! Y, D1
Dutchess County Farm Guide Online
One reason our restaurants are so
exceptional can be traced to the
extraordinary variety of produce yielded by
the area’s rich soil. More and more
restaurateurs are developing distinct
regional menus featuring locally grown and
sourced products. Farm markets and pickyour-own farms that dot the countryside
allow you to bring some Dutchess County
Bounty home with you. Look for our fall
Farm Fresh tours, One-Day Getaways with
Metro-North! Call for your free Farm Fresh
guide, 800-445-3131. See http://
for our complete guide to farms and
farmers’ markets.
Above (top): The Culinary Institute of
America (CIA) in Hyde Park overlooks
the Hudson River. Courtesy photo.
(left): Student-led tour of The Culinary
Institute of America. Courtesy photo.
(left): McEnroe Farm Market sells a
diverse selection of seasonal and organic
groceries, including their own farm-raised
meats, vegetables, fruits and plant starts.
Courtesy photo.
Handicapped Accessible
Reservations Accepted
Outdoor Dining / Waterfront View
Live Entertainment
Savor Prince Edward Island mussels
with house-made sausage in wine
broth at American Bounty Restaurant.
$Entree prices under $12
Entree prices $13-$20
$$$ Entree prices $21-$29
$$$$Entree prices over $30
Handicapped Accessible
Reservations Accepted
Outdoor Dining Options
Live Entertainment
Note: All telephone area codes are 845
unless otherwise noted.
2 Way Brewing Company
18 West Main St Beacon. 202-7334
2 Way Brewing is a Micro Craft Brewery
located at 18 West Main Street in Beacon
New York specializing in the finest quality
handmade beers.
1807 Schultzville General Store
& Cafe
835 Fiddlers Bridge Rd., (at the intersection
of Fiddlers Bridge & Centre Rd.) Rhinebeck.
Breakfast and Lunch Served Daily 7am-3pm
in a Cozy, Quaint Historical General Store &
Cafe. Home of the Famous Schultzville
Breakfast BrunchBurger
American Bounty Restaurant
The CIA Restaurant Group 1946 Campus Dr.
(off Rt. 9), Hyde Park. 471-6608
Honors the seasons and products of the
Hudson Valley with contemporary and
traditional regional dishes.
Apple Pie Bakery Café
The CIA Restaurant Group 1946 Campus Dr.
(off Rt. 9), Hyde Park. 905-4500
Baked goods and savory café cuisine in a
relaxed and inviting setting.
Artist’s Palate
307 Main St., Poughkeepsie. 483-8074
We feature local and sustainable ingredients
blended with our talented chefs to produce a
bi-weekly menu.
3299 Franklin Ave. P.O. Box 31, Millbrook.
Inspired by Mediterranean flavors & locally
harvested produce, cheeses & meats. Crafted
cocktails, International wine list. Outdoor
terrace dining. Cozy fireplace. Gluten free &
vegetarian options. Closed Tuesday.
Babette’s Kitchen
3293 Franklin Ave., Millbrook. 677-8602
Babette’s Kitchen is a Gourmet Market,
Coffee Shop, Bakery and Catering Company.
Our cozy café offers breakfast, lunch and
dinners to go.
Barton Orchards
63 Apple Tree Ln., Poughquag. 227-2306
Midway pavilion serves up farm fruit, salads,
chili, pulled pork, soups, fresh bakery, fudge
& cider donuts. Tap Room is new w/craft
beers and wine.
BC Kitchen
1 Collegeview Ave Suite 3, Poughkeepsie.
Now in its 14th year, BC offers breakfast,
lunch & dinner featuring seasonal menus,
local beers on tap, craft cocktails & fine
wines. Weekend Brunch.
exceptional service.
The Corner Restaurant
53 Broadway, Tivoli. 757-2100.
The Corner offers a Mediterranean-inspired
menu, prepared using local ingredients. Our
bar features well-curated wines and freshingredient cocktails.
Daryl’s House
130 Rt. 22, Pawling. 289-0185.
Daryl Hall’s Restaurant & Live Music Club,
featuring great food, a full bar, and Daryl’s
favorite bands.
Bluestone Bistro
10 IBM Rd., Poughkeepsie. 462-1100
Hudson Valley’s best kept secret for
affordable & delicious cuisine in a casual &
friendly atmosphere. Owner is a graduate of
the CIA.
The Bocuse Restaurant
The CIA Restaurant Group 1946 Campus Dr.
(off Rt. 9), Hyde Park. 471-6608
Enjoy creatively re-imagined French classic
using ultra-modern cooking techniques.
98 Ryan Rd., Pine Plains. 518-398-1022
NEW: Opening Summer 2015. Historic site &
new farm distillery, home of Dutch’s Spirits.
Classically influenced Hudson Valley farm-totable fare. James Beard semi-finalist chef.
Artisanal spirits & microbrews.
Café Les Baux
Ella’s Bellas
418 Main St., Beacon. 765-8502.
Bakery/cafe featuring an organic, sustainable,
and locally-sourced menu. All items made
from scratch on site. Gluten-free and/or
vegan options.
Flatiron Restaurant
7488 S. Broadway, Red Hook. 758-8260.
American style restaurant and bar serving
American bistro fare and supporting local
farms whenever possible.
152 Church St, Millbrook. 677-8166
Cozy, timeless restaurant featuring traditional
French bistro cuisine & an extensive wine list.
Brasserie 292
Gerardo’s Seafood Café
294 Main St., Poughkeepsie. 473-0292
Brasserie 292 boasts an impressive range of
selections, from our Raw Bar and Steak Frites
to a diverse wine, beer and craft cocktail list.
244 Main St., Beacon. 831-8500.
Small cozy restaurant with beautiful exposed
brick offering customers a great dining
experience. Take-out is also available.
Bread & Bottle
7496 S Broadway, Red Hook. 758-3499
Artisan bread bakery and restaurant we serve
craft beer and wine open lunch and dinner.
Bugaboo Creek Steakhouse
804 South Rd., Poughkeepsie. 297-2200
Bugaboo Creek is a casual dining
atmosphere in our “rustic” mountain lodge,
serving only the best steaks, ribs, seafood
and much more.
The Bunkhouse Bar &
Farm Kitchen at Dutch’s Spirits
305 Main St., Poughkeepsie. 483-9463
CANVAS is a private event space for groups
of 20-150
The Chocolate Studio
494 Main St., Beacon. 765-1165.
Belgian gourmet chocolates. Our popular
Gourmetibles, custom cakes, & chocolate
covered bacon! Chocolate events & parties
for children & adults.
Clancy’s Café and Creamery
815 Violet Ave./9G, Hyde Park. 229-9866
We use the finest ingredients in our
homemade ice cream and food menu all
served with a gracious welcome and
Historic Village Diner
7550 N Broadway, Red Hook. 758-6232
An original vintage Silk City Diner, Red Hook,
offers the preservation of roadside
architecture. Take a step back in time and
enjoy amazing food.
Homespun Foods
232 Main St., Beacon. 831-5096.
Freshly made soups, sandwiches, salads and
desserts. Wine and local microbrews. Garden
patio. Open 7 days a week 11-5. Weekend
breakfast 12-5.
Opposite: Tour Madava Farm’s hand bottling
and sugar making operations, taste Crown
Maple syrup, and stay for an artisan lunch!
Right: Enjoy a course of local Hudson Valley
cheeses and house-made charcuterie at
American Bounty Restaurant.
The Home of Crown Maple
at Madava Farms
47 McCourt Rd., Dover Plains. 877-0640.
Sugarhouse tours. Cafe lunch. Explore our
walking & hiking trails or join us for a special
event. Open weekends all year 11am-5pm.
The Hop
554 Main St., Beacon. 440-8676.
Craft Beer, Local Artisanal Fare, Dining,
Cocktails & Retail
Irving Farm Coffee Roasters
44 Main St., Millerton. 518-789-2020
Serving locally roasted coffee, freshly made
sandwiches & baked treats. Open 7 days for
Breakfast & Lunch. M–Th: 6am-5pm, Fri:
6am–7pm, Sat: 7am–7pm, Sun: 7am–5pm.
J&J’s Gourmet Café
and Catering
1 East Market St., Red Hook. 758-9030.
Enjoy bright salads, tapas, assorted
sandwiches, and cafe classics here or on the
go! Most ingredients sourced locally. Open
seven days.
Kismat Indian Restaurant
50 Raymond Ave., Poughkeepsie. 473-5850.
Authentic Indian restaurant. Lunch and dinner
buffet on Sunday. Monday to Friday lunch
11-2:30, all menu items $5.95. Dinner 3-10pm.
Lia’s Mountain View Restaurant
7685 Rt. 82,Pine Plains 518-398-7311.
Lia’s is a family operated restaurant that
offers homemade Italian-American cuisine in
a family friendly atmosphere. Take-out and
catering available.
Max’s on Main
Osaka Japanese Restaurant
246 Main St., Beacon. 838-6297.
Open daily 11:30 ‘til late. 1930’s restaurant/
bar is Beacon’s hot spot, serving inventive
American Comfort Food. Live music Fri/Sat
22 Garden St., Rhinebeck. 876-7338.
Osaka Japanese Restaurant has been open
for 20 years with “Excellent” ratings from all
major publications since opening.
Mercato Osteria Enoteca
Palace Dumpling
61 East Market St., Red Hook. 758-5879.
Chef Francesco Buitoni, a 7th generation
pasta maker, helms this authentic Italian
osteria & wine bar. Always farm-to-table.
Lunch & Dinner.
Millbrook Vineyards & Winery
26 Wing Rd., Millbrook. 677-8383.
Our Vineyard Grille is open weekends only
from Memorial Day weekend through the
end October. Enjoy a delicious lunch in our
tranquil outdoor setting.
The Mill Restaurant & Bar
46 Vassar Rd., Poughkeepsie. 214-0000.
Dedicated to farm-fresh ingredients, the
local food movement,
and sustainable food & drinks.
The Local Restaurant and Bar
38 West Market St., Rhinebeck. 876-2214.
The Local is a full service restaurant serving
dinner nightly, closed Sun. & Mon. Fare is
‘eclectic’ new American with an emphasis on
local products.
76 Broadway, Tivoli. 757-6003.
An energetic café of inspired dishes and
espresso galore. Weekly brunch menus
reflect local harvest and love of food­—paired
with La Colombe coffee.
1671 Rt. 9, Wappingers Falls. 298-8886.
We make authentic traditional Northeast
Style (Dongbei-style) traditional homemade
dumplings (Jiaozi)! You select from over 30
varieties and we will make your dumplings
while you wait! We also make unique soups,
salads and noodles! We have a unique fried
rice dish.$$
165 Main St., Beacon. 831-6287.
World reknowned Doctor Who themed
restaurant filled with subtle references to the
show. The menu starts with “spoilers” and
ends with “sweeties” Allons-y! Available for
private events up to 50 guests.
Entree prices under $12
$$ Entree prices $13-$20
$$$ Entree prices $21-$29
$$$$ Entree prices over $30
Handicapped Accessible
Reservations Accepted
Outdoor Dining Options
Live Entertainment
Note: All telephone area codes are 845
unless otherwise noted.
In the interest of space, web addresses
do not include www. or http://
Handicapped Accessible
Reservations Accepted
Outdoor Dining / Waterfront View
Live Entertainment
The Stissing House
7801 S Main St., Pine Plains. 518-398-8800.
Traditional Rustic Cuisine served in an
Historic Dutchess County NY Landmark.
Beautifully plated miniature house-cured bacon and heirloom
tomato BLT at Poughkeepsie’s Artist’s Palate.
Pangea Restaurant
Ristorante Caterina de’ Medici
The CIA Restaurant Group 1946 Campus Dr.
(off Rt. 9), Hyde Park. 451-1683.
The CIA’s new pop-up restaurant deliciously
transforms diverse cultural flavors and
influences. Open only until June 11, 2015.
The CIA Restaurant Group 1946 Campus Dr.
(off Rt. 9), Hyde Park. 471-6608.
Authentic regional Italian cuisine takes center
stage in this casually elegant dining room.
Pete’s Famous Restaurant
River Station Restaurant
34 E Market St., Rhinebeck. 876-7271
Good food makes Pete’s Famous. We have
been serving for 46 years! Come to
Rhinebeck for good food at a fair price the
motto of founder Pete Sassos.
1 N. Water St., Poughkeepsie. 452-9207.
Poughkeepsie’s finest casual Waterfront
dining. Outdoor dining for 150, catering for
up to 120. Serving Lunch & Dinner 7 days a
week year round
Puccini Ristorante
The Roundhouse
22 Garden St., Rhinebeck. 876-3055.
A treasure trove of classic Italian food,
prepared with refinement. Available for
private parties and catering. Gluten free
options available.
2 East Main St., Beacon. 765-8369.
The Roundhouse is a unique property
offering a full-service experience, including a
hotel, restaurant and event space that holds
up to 200 guests.
Poughkeepsie Ice House
on the Hudson
Slammin Salmon
1 Main St., Poughkeepsie. 232-5783.
Waterfront restaurant serving fresh, local
and sustainable food and drink in a
historic building. $$$
Red Devon Market
108 Hunns Lake Rd., Bangall. 868-3175
Delicious farm-to-table eatery with its own
bakery. Daily local, organic and seasonal
specials. Prepared take-out foods.
Red Hook Curry House
28 East Market St., Red Hook. 758-2666.
Fresh, authentic Indian cuisine & twiceweekly dinner buffet (5-9pm) are the draws at
this BYOB. Gluten-free options available.
Sukhothai Restaurant
3267 Franklin Ave., Millbrook. 677-5400.
Open 10am-5pm Tuesday thru Saturday and
lunch from 10am until 3:30pm daily.
516 Main St., Beacon. 790-5375.
Offering a delicious menu full of authentic
Thai cuisine created exclusively by our master
chef. Open 7 days a week.
Terrapin Restaurant & Bistro
6426 Montgomery St., Rhinebeck. 876-3330.
Local, organic, authentic. Serving lunch,
dinner & late night 7 days a week. Voted
Best Restaurant in Dutchess County 2014.
Trattoria San Giorgio
3279 Franklin Ave., Millbrook. 677-4566.
A Neapolitan inspired restaurant serving
authentic Italian dishes and Neapolitan Pizza
prepared with high quality, fresh ingredients.
Closed Mondays.
Twins BBQ
1289 Rt. 9 South, Ste. 1, Wappingers Falls.
Order the best BBQ in town by executive
chef Shawn “Billy Bob” Harlow.
Catering, takeout, and delivery!
West Main Kitchen & Bar
Smoky Rock BBQ
6367 Mill St. (Rt. 9) Rhinebeck. 876-5232.
Upscale, authentic BBQ in the Village of
Rhinebeck. Signature meats wood-smoked in
house. Specialties include pastrami and dryrub smoked ribs.
2710 West Main St., Wappingers Falls.
We are a Restaurant and Bar with a “New
American” style menu. It has influences of
Italian, Asian, & Mexican flavors. We change
our menu seasonally.
Soul Dog
Yankee Clipper Diner
107 Main St., Poughkeepsie. 454-3254.
Hot dogs, sausage, burgers & so much
more! Slow food in a fast food setting
produced in a dedicated gluten free kitchen.
Beer, wine offered.
397 Main St., Beacon. 440-0021.
A classic diner in the heart of Beacon.
Serving breakfast, lunch & dinner. Open
everyday. Freshly made food, full bar and
wonderful desserts.
The scenic views, majestic old trees, and
formal gardens of Montgomery Place make
it an ideal, tranquil spot for enjoying nature
and landscape. Photo: Amy Sheldon.
Traveling to Dutchess couldn’t be easier, with access by car, train, boat or plane.
And, once you’re here, you’ll be in good hands throughout the county with our
chambers of commerce, businesses and merchants, all dedicated to serving you.
Beekman-Lake Service Station.
831 Beekman Rd. at Sylvan Lake Rd.
221-2255. G2
Hyde Park-Delarm’s
Auto Body, Inc.
132 E. Market St. 229-7353. D1
Red Hook-H & N Towing.
7309 S. Broadway. 876-4413. A2
Wassaic-Jack’s Auto Service, Inc.
4228 Rt. 22, south of Rt. 44. 373-9757.
JTR Transportation Corp.
192 Cottage Street, Poughkeepsie 483-0432
or 800-433-7444.
Charter buses for all occasions.
Provides service to motorcoaches. E5
The Roosevelt Ride Free Shuttle
Hyde Park, 229-5320.
The National Park Service’s Roosevelt Ride
shuttles you from Poughkeepsie’s train station
daily to your choice of 4 Roosevelt-Vanderbilt
Sites. Catch any Metro-North Hudson Line
train to arrive by 10:35am weekdays, 10:36am
weekends; 10-min. bus trip to FDR Home,
Library & Museum. May 1-Nov. 1. Reservations
Required. Free. D1
Or call: AAA Club at 800-AAA-HELP
Shortline/Coach USA D6
4 Leisure Ln., Mahwah, NJ 07430.
Day trips and overnight packages from NYC
to Rhinebeck, Hyde Park and Poughkeepsie.
Visit Vanderbilt Mansion, FDR Home, Library
& Museum, Locust Grove Estate and
Montgomery Place, and Splashdown Beach.
Connections to/from Woodbury Common
Premium Outlets.
A.N.N. Transportation
2046 Rt. 55, Lagrangeville. 227-4796.
Travel in ultimate luxury in limo or bus.
Weddings, bachelor/ette parties, airports &
night-on-the-town. Corporate accounts
welcome. F3
Dutchess County Loop
Bus System
14 Commerce St., Poughkeepsie. 473-8424.
Local public transportation. F1
Dutchess County Regional
Chamber of Commerce
One Civic Center Plz., Suite 400,
Poughkeepsie, 12601. 454-1700.
Also: 33 Henry St., Beacon, 12508 E1
Fishkill Business Association
Fishkill, 12524. 914-489-8403. H2
Harlem Valley Chamber
of Commerce
PO Box 376, Amenia, 12501. 453-0415. C6
Hudson Valley Lodging
Hyde Park Chamber of
PO Box 17, Hyde Park, 12538. 229-8612. D1
Pawling Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 19, Pawling, 12564. 855-0500. G5
Red Hook Area Chamber
of Commerce
Beacon Chamber of Commerce
7346 S. Broadway, Red Hook, 12571. 7580824. A2
PO Box 215, 286 Main St., Beacon, 12508.
380-7360. H1
Clinton Business Association
956 Pumpkin Ln., Clinton Corners, 12514.
266-5754. D3
Rhinebeck Area Chamber
of Commerce
PO Box 42, Rhinebeck, 12572. 876-5904. B1
A Metro-North train passes by Bannerman’s
horse farm,
Island Arsenal,
Highlands State Park Preserve. Bannerman
Castle Trust offers weekend tours.
Traveling to Dutchess County by air is as easy
as choosing one of your favorite airlines and
boarding the plane.
Stewart International Airport
Administrative Building, 1180 1st St.,
New Windsor (Orange County). 838-8200.
Connecting the Hudson Valley to the world.
Call for airlines servicing Stewart
International Airport. H1
Dutchess County Airport
263 New Hackensack Rd., Wappingers Falls.
463-6000. Arrangements made, car rentals,
limos and taxis, fuel, ramp services, hangar,
hotel and other services. G2
Sky Acres Airport
30 Airway Dr., LaGrangeville. 677-5010. F3
When visiting Dutchess County, stop by one
of our Tourist Information Centers for
brochures on area sites and attractions,
recreation, shopping, accommodations,
restaurants, wineries and so much more!
Hours of operation vary for each location.
Beacon Welcome Center
1146 Wolcott Ave., cor. Main St. & Rt. 9D,
Beacon. Fri.-Sun., 11am-6pm. H1
Clinton Cheese & Provisions
2411 Salt Point Tnpk., Clinton Corners.
266-0700. D3
Dutchess County Airport
263 New Hackensack Rd., Wappingers Falls.
463-6000. F2
Dutchess County Fairgrounds
Rt. 9, Rhinebeck. 876-4001 or B2
Dutchess County Regional
Chamber of Commerce
Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel
40 Civic Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie.
485-5300 or E1
1 Civic Center Plaza, Suite 400,
454-1700 or E1
Red Hook Chamber of
Commerce Information Booth
Dutchess Tourism, Inc.
3 Neptune Rd., Suite A11A, Poughkeepsie.
463-4000 or F1
South Broadway, Red Hook. 758-0824 or A2
Eagle’s Nest on the Green,
James Baird State Park
Rhinebeck Area Chamber of
Commerce Information Booth
280 Club House Rd., Pleasant Valley.
773-9052. E2
Rt. 9, Rhinebeck. 876-4778, 5904 or B1
Fishkill Farms
9 Fishkill Farms Rd., Hopewell Junction.
897-4377. H2
Henry A. Wallace Visitor &
Education Center, Franklin D.
Roosevelt Presidential Library &
4079 Albany Post Rd., Rt. 9, Hyde Park. D1
486-7770 or
RiverWinds Gallery
172 Main St., Beacon. 838-2880 or H1
Vassar College
Main Building, 124 Raymond Ave.,
Poughkeepsie. 437-5370 or F1
Hyde Park Antiques Center
4192 Albany Rd., Rt. 9, Hyde Park.
229-8200 or D1
Hyde Park Marina
33 River Point Rd., Hyde Park. Open Apr.
15-Oct. 15. 473-8283. D1
Locust Grove Estate
2683 South Rd., Rt. 9, Poughkeepsie.
454-4500 or E1
McEnroe Organic Farm
5409 Rt. 22, Millerton. 518-789-4191 or B6
Pawling Chamber of Commerce
Information Booth
Charles Colman Blvd., Pawling. 855-0500 or G5
Poughkeepsie Galleria Mall
2001 South Rd., Rt. 9, Poughkeepsie. 2977600 or F1
Stops in Rhinecliff and Poughkeepsie.
800-872-7245 (USA-RAIL). B1
Metro-North Railroad
Harlem Line: Wassaic, Tenmile River, Dover
Plains, Harlem Valley-Wingdale, Appalachian
Trail, Pawling. Hudson Line: Poughkeepsie,
New Hamburg, Beacon. Whistle stop on the
weekends at Breakneck Ridge for day hikers.
Look for discount rail and admission
packages, Station Stop Happenings and
daytrip itineraries for Dia:Beacon, MidHudson Children’s Museum, Walkway Over
the Hudson, Roosevelt Ride, Beacon Sloop
Club Festivals, Dutchess County Fair, and
Dutchess Farm Fresh tours.
877-690-5116; in New York, 511; or, click on
Deals and Getaways at
From New York City
Follow signs from the Henry Hudson Pkwy. to the
Sawmill River Pkwy. to the Taconic Pkwy. north. Exit at
Rt. 52 or 55 east or west. Or, take I-87 north (New York
State Thwy.) to Exit 17 at Newburgh to I-84 east to Rt.
9 north. Or, continue east on I-84 to the Taconic Pkwy.
north. Or, continue east on I-84 to Rt. 22 north.
Road Distances Between
Major Cities and Dutchess County*
Baltimore, MD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 269
Bennington, VT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 110
Cross the Whitestone Bridge to the Hutchinson River
Pkwy. Take the Hutchinson to I-684 north to Rt. 22
north. Or, take I-684 north to I-84 west to the Taconic
Pkwy. north. Or, continue west on I-84 to Rt. 9 north.
Boston, MA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 234
Buffalo, NY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 359
Harrisburg, PA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 195
From Connecticut
Hartford, CT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 102
Follow I-84 west to Rt. 22 north. Or, continue west on
I-84 to the Taconic Pkwy. north. Or, continue west on
I-84 to Rt. 9 north.
Montreal, Canada . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 302
New York, NY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 84
Newark, NJ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 111
From New Jersey
Philadelphia, PA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 165
Take the Garden State Pkwy., the Palisades Pkwy., or
Rt. 17 to the New York State Thwy. north. Take Exit 17
at Newburgh to I-84 east to Rt. 9 north. Or, continue
east on I-84 to the Taconic Pkwy. north. Or, continue
east on I-84 to Rt. 22 north.
Take the New York State Thwy. south to Exit 19 and
follow signs to cross the George Clinton KingstonRhinecliff Bridge. Or, continue south on the New York
State Thwy. to Exit 18. Take Exit 18 at New Paltz to Rt.
299 east to Rt. 9W south to cross the Franklin D.
Roosevelt Mid-Hudson Bridge, Rt. 44/55 east. Or, take
Rt. 9 north or south after crossing the Franklin D.
Roosevelt Mid-Hudson Bridge.
Albany, NY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72
From Long Island
From Albany
Richmond, VA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 427
Scranton, PA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 85
Washington, DC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 307
*Measured from Poughkeepsie
Local Budget 845-471-5042
From Massachusetts
Take the Massachusetts Tnpk./I-90 to Rt. 22 south. Or,
continue west on I-90 to the Taconic Pkwy. south. Exit
at Rt. 199 east or west. Or, continue south on the
Taconic Pkwy. to Rt. 44 east or west. Or, continue
south on the Taconic Pkwy. to Rt. 55 east or west.
From Pennsylvania
Take I-84 east to Rt. 9 north. Or, continue east on I-84
to the Taconic Pkwy. north, exit at Rt. 55 east or west.
Or, continue east on I-84 to Rt. 22 north.
Note: Vehicles with commercial plates are not
allowed on any of the Parkways.
Sunset Sensations lets you enjoy samplings from Hudson Valley
chefs and wine pairings from around the world, at Locust
Grove Estate, Poughkeepsie, in a year-long series held the
second Thursday every month.
Comprehensive visitor resources at
2 Way Brewing Company����������������������������������38, 41
44 Plaza ��������������������������������������������������������������������36
1807 Schultzville General Store & Caf���������������41
1832 Hyde Park Bed & Breakfast ��������������������������30
Absolute Auction & Realty, Inc.������������������������������34
Adam’s Fairacre Farms��������������������������������������������53
Adventure with Altitude Ballooning����������������������14
Albert Shahinian Fine Art����������������������������������������21
Amenia Drive-In Movie Theater ����������������������������24
Amenia Music Hall ��������������������������������������������������26
American Bounty Restaurant����������������������������������41
Amtrak ����������������������������������������������������������������������46
Annex Antiques Center������������������������������������������34
A.N.N. Transportation ��������������������������������������������45
The Angler’s Den�����������������������������������������������������12
Appalachian Trail������������������������������������������������������17
Apple Pie Bakery Caf�������������������������������������������41
Art Along the Hudson ��������������������������������������������23
Art Centro ����������������������������������������������������������������20
Artists’ Collective of Hyde Park������������������������������21
Artist’s Palate������������������������������������������������������41, 61
Arts Mid-Hudson������������������������������������������������������23
Aurelia ����������������������������������������������������������������������41
Azar Wellness Spa����������������������������������������������������36
Babette’s Kitchen ����������������������������������������������������41
Back Room Gallery��������������������������������������������������21
Bannerman Castle ����������������������������������������������������7
Bannerman Island Gallery��������������������������������������21
The Bar at the Rhinecliff������������������������������������������24
Bardavon 1869 Opera House/Hudson Valley
Philharmonic��������������������������������������������������26, 60
Bard College������������������������������������������������������������23
The Barn in Tivoli ����������������������������������������������������33
Barrett Art Center����������������������������������������������������20
Barton Orchards������������������������������������������������41, 60
BAU (Beacon Artist Union)��������������������������������������21
BC Kitchen����������������������������������������������������������41, 63
Beacon Arts��������������������������������������������������������������58
Beacon Barkery��������������������������������������������������������37
Beacon Chamber of Commerce����������������������������45
Beacon Flea Market������������������������������������������������35
Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries,
Clarkson University Gallery��������������������������������21
Beacon Sloop Club and Woody Guthrie
Ferry Sloop����������������������������������������������������������13
The Beacon Theatre������������������������������������������������26
Beacon Welcome Center ��������������������������������������46
BeaconArts Community Association ��������������������23
Beatrix Farrand Garden at Bellefield��������������������16
Beekman Arms and Delamater Inn
and Conference Center��������������������������������������32
Beekman Arms Antique Market and Gallery��������34
Beekman Country Club������������������������������������������12
Beekman-Lake Service Station. ����������������������������45
Belvedere Mansion��������������������������������������������������32
Belvoir Gallery����������������������������������������������������������21
Beretta Shooting Grounds at Dover Furnace������15
Best Western Plus: The Inn & Suites
at the Falls������������������������������������������������������31, 63
Betsy Jacaruso Studio and Gallery ����������������21, 61
Big Bear Ziplines������������������������������������������������������14
Bike & Walk Tour������������������������������������������������������19
Bike & Walk Tour, Rhinebeck and
Red Hook Historic District��������������������������������10
Bikeway ��������������������������������������������������������������������10
The Bird’s Nest ��������������������������������������������������������33
The Bitter Sweet Bed & Breakfast�������������������������32
Blue Collar Brewery ������������������������������������������������38
Blue Sky Balloons����������������������������������������������������14
Bluestone Bistro ������������������������������������������������������42
The Bocuse Restaurant ������������������������������������������42
Body Be Well Pilates������������������������������������������������35
Botsford Briar�����������������������������������������������������������28
Bounce! Trampoline Sports������������������������������������11
Brasserie 292 �����������������������������������������������������������42
Bread & Bottle����������������������������������������������������������42
Bridge Music������������������������������������������������������������26
Brine Garden������������������������������������������������������������16
Bugaboo Creek Steakhouse����������������������������42, 62
Bunkhouse at Broken Wheel Ranch����������������������31
The Bunkhouse Bar & Farm Kitchen����������������������42
Buttercup Farm Audubon Sanctuary ��������������������16
Bykenhulle House Bed & Breakfast ����������������������30
Café Les Baux����������������������������������������������������������42
Calypso Farm������������������������������������������������������������13
Carmine’s Comedy Club ����������������������������������������24
Carnwath Farms Park & Historic Site��������������������17
Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies����������������������17
Cascade Mountain Winery ������������������������������������39
Casperkill Golf Club������������������������������������������������12
Cedar Crest Farm����������������������������������������������������13
The Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck������26
The Chance Theater ����������������������������������������������25
Chapel of Sacred Mirrors����������������������������������������35
Chestnut Ridge Plaza����������������������������������������������36
Chestnut Suite Bed & Breakfast����������������������������32
The Chocolate Studio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42
Chrystie House Bed & Breakfast����������������������������28
Clancy’s Café and Creamery����������������������������������42
Clermont State Historic Site ������������������������������������7
Clinton Business Association����������������������������������45
Clinton Cheese & Provisions ��������������������������������46
Clinton Vineyards ����������������������������������������������39, 62
Cocoon Theatre ������������������������������������������������������26
College Hill Golf Course ����������������������������������������12
The Corner Restaurant��������������������������������������42, 63
Costello’s Guest House ������������������������������������������30
Cottonwood Motel��������������������������������������������������30
County Players Falls Theatre����������������������������������26
Courtyard by Marriott Fishkill ��������������������������������29
Courtyard by Marriott Poughkeepsie��������������31, 60
Craftsmen by Design����������������������������������������������37
Creek Meeting House Exhibit Center ��������������������7
Cruise America RV Rental and Sales:
M and M Truck Rental����������������������������������������34
The Culinary Institute of America��������������������24, 55
Cunneen-Hackett Arts Center��������������������������������26
Daryl’s House Restaurant and Music Club������25, 42
Days Hotel Fishkill����������������������������������������������������29
Days Inn of Poughkeepsie��������������������������������������31
DC Indoor Golf��������������������������������������������������������12
DEC Hudson River Research Reserve/Tivoli Bays17
Denning’s Point Distillery����������������������������������������38
The Derby ����������������������������������������������������������������25
Dia:Beacon����������������������������������������������������������22, 58
Dinsmore Golf Course��������������������������������������������12
Dogwood Knolls Golf Course��������������������������������12
Dover Stone Church������������������������������������������������18
Dreaming Goddess ������������������������������������������37, 63
Dream in Plastic LLC������������������������������������������������21
Dutch’s Spirits ����������������������������������������������������������52
Dutcher Golf Course ����������������������������������������������12
Dutchess and Beyond Bicycle Club����������������������10
Dutchess Center������������������������������������������������������36
Dutchess Community College ������������������������������24
Dutchess County������������������������������������������������������19
Dutchess County Airport����������������������������������������46
Dutchess County Fairgrounds������������������� 14, 46, 59
Dutchess County Historical Society ������������������������8
Dutchess County Loop Bus System ��������������������45
Dutchess County Pistol Association����������������������15
Dutchess County Regional
Chamber of Commerce��������������������������������45, 46
Dutchess Mall ����������������������������������������������������������36
Dutchess Marketplace��������������������������������������������35
Dutchess Motor Lodge ������������������������������������34, 58
Dutchess Stadium����������������������������������������������������14 ��������������������������������������������19
Dutchess Tourism, Inc.������������������������������� 10, 46, 52
Dutchess Wine Trail c/o Clinton Vineyards����������39
Dutch’s Spirits at Harvest Homestead Farm��������38
Eagle’s Nest on the Green,
James Baird State Park��������������������������������������46����������������������������������������������������������14
Eckert Fine Art Gallery��������������������������������������������21
Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site����������������8
Ella’s Bellas����������������������������������������������������������������42
Elmendorph Inn ��������������������������������������������������������8
Empire Cruise Lines������������������������������������������������14
Enjoy Rhinebeck������������������������������������������������������52!����������������������������������������������37
Epic Stride Farm������������������������������������������������������13
Equis Art Gallery������������������������������������������������������21
Extended Stay America Fishkill Route 9 ��������������29
Extended Stay America Fishkill Westage Center29
Extra Innings Wappinger����������������������������������������14
Fawn Ridge Farms Bed & Breakfast����������������������34
Federation of Dutchess County Fish
and Game Clubs�������������������������������������������������12
Ferncliff Forest����������������������������������������������������18, 61
The Field ������������������������������������������������������������������11
First Reformed Church����������������������������������������������8
Fisher Center at Bard College��������������������������������56
Fishkill Business Association����������������������������������45
Fishkill Farms����������������������������������������������� 39, 46, 63
Fishkill Golf Course and Driving Range����������������12
Fishkill Plaza��������������������������������������������������������������36
Flatiron Restaurant��������������������������������������������������42
Foothills Motel ��������������������������������������������������������29
Formal Gardens at Clermont State Historic Site� �16
Formal Gardens at Vanderbilt Mansion National
Historic Site����������������������������������������������������������16
Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center��������������������������22
Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library
and Museum ��������������������������������������������������������6
Gallery at Gate House Realty ��������������������������������21
Gallery on the Green����������������������������������������������22
Gaslight Inn��������������������������������������������������������������32
George Cole Auctions, Inc.������������������������������34, 52
Gerardo’s Seafood Café������������������������������������������42
Gilbert Farm Recreation Center Driving Range��12
Gilmor Glass ������������������������������������������������������������26
Golden Manor Motel����������������������������������������������30
The Grand Dutchess������������������������������������������������32
Greener Oak Guest House ������������������������������������30
Green River Gallery��������������������������������������������������22
Guided Walking Tours of Public Art
in Poughkeepsie��������������������������������������������������19
Gunnison Museum of Natural History
at Akin Free Library ����������������������������������������������6
Half Moon Theatre Performance
& Rehearsal Space����������������������������������������26, 61
Ham House��������������������������������������������������������������33
Hammertown Barn��������������������������������������������������37
Hampton Inn Fishkill������������������������������������������29, 62
Hampton Inn & Suites Poughkeepsie ������������31, 61
Harlem Valley Chamber of Commerce ����������������45
Harlem Valley Golf Club������������������������������������������12
Harlem Valley Rail Trail��������������������������������������������18
Harney & Sons: The Store��������������������������������������37
Haunted History Trail of New York State��������������19
Haven Spa����������������������������������������������������������������36
Hawthorn Suites ������������������������������������������������������29
Hearthstone Motel��������������������������������������������������32
Heller’s Guesthouse������������������������������������������������32
Hemingway Lane Bed & Breakfast������������������������32
Henry A. Wallace Visitor & Education Center,
Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential
Library & Museum ����������������������������������������������46
Hessel Museum of Art��������������������������������������������23
Hideaway Suites B&B����������������������������������������������32
Hike New York����������������������������������������������������������18
Hilltop House Bed & Breakfast������������������������������28
Hilton Garden Inn ��������������������������������������������������29
Historical Society of Quaker Hill and Pawling ������8
Historic Village Diner����������������������������������������������42
Holiday Inn Express ������������������������������������������������31
Holiday Inn Express Fishkill������������������������������������29
The Home of Crown Maple
at Madava Farms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37, 43, 57
Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt
National Historic Site��������������������������������������������8
Homespun Foods����������������������������������������������������42
The Hop��������������������������������������������������������������43, 58
Hopewell Antiques Center, Inc. ����������������������������34
Hopewell Depot Restoration ����������������������������������8
Hotel Tivoli����������������������������������������������������������������33
Howland Chamber Music Circle����������������������������26
The Howland Cultural Center��������������������������������20
Hudson Beach Glass������������������������������������������������26
Hudson Cruises, Inc.������������������������������������������������14
Hudson Plaza Mall ��������������������������������������������������36
Hudson River Sloop Clearwater ����������������������������14
Hudson River Valley Ramble����������������������������������61
Hudson River Valley Tours, LLC. ����������������������������19
Hudson Valley Artisans Guild ��������������������������������23
Hudson Valley Auctioneers������������������������������������34
Hudson Valley Cabin ����������������������������������������������33
Hudson Valley Community Dances ����������������������25
Hudson Valley Lodging Association����������������������45
Hudson Valley Pottery ��������������������������������������������20
Hudson Valley Renegades ������������������������������������11
Hudson Valley Towne Center ��������������������������������36
Hummingbird Jewelers ������������������������������������������37
Hunt Country Furniture ������������������������������������������37
HYATT House ����������������������������������������������������������29
Hyde Park Antiques Center����������������������� 34, 46, 59
Hyde Park Brewing Company��������������������������39, 61
Hyde Park Chamber of Commerce ����������������������45
Hyde Park-Delarm’s Auto Body, Inc. ����������������������45
Hyde Park Drive-In Theater������������������������������������24
Hyde Park Marina����������������������������������������������������46
Hyde Park Railroad Station Museum����������������������6
Hyde Park Roller Magic������������������������������������������11
Hyde Park Trails��������������������������������������������������������18
I Kneaded This Massage & Facials������������������������36
In a New York Minute Concierge Service ������������19
Inn at Arbor Ridge ��������������������������������������������������30
Inn at Dover Furnace ����������������������������������������������29
Comprehensive visitor resources at
Inn at Hyde Park������������������������������������������������������30
Innisfree Garden������������������������������������������������������16
Inn the Woods Bed & Breakfast����������������������������30
Interlake RV Park and Sales������������������������������������34
Inverness B&B at Tower Ridge Farm��������������������28
Irving Farm Coffee Roasters ����������������������������42, 61
The Italian Center ��������������������������������������������������25
J&J’s Gourmet Café and Catering . . . . . . . . . . . . 43
James Baird State Park, Golf Course
and Driving Range����������������������������������������������12
James W. Palmer III ’90 Gallery������������������������������22
Jenny’s Country Manor Lodge ������������������������������33
Joe Gamer����������������������������������������������������������������11
Journey Inn Bed & Breakfast����������������������������30, 60
JTR Transportation Corp.����������������������������������������45
Jumpin’ Jakes LLC ��������������������������������������������������11
K1 Speed������������������������������������������������������������������14
Kaatsbaan International Dance Center, Inc. ��������26
Kismat Indian Restaurant����������������������������������������42
La Puerta Azul����������������������������������������������������������25
LaRose Bed & Breakfast������������������������������������������33
Lawrence Farms Market Square����������������������������36
Le Chambord Inn & Conference Center��������������30
Leisure Ride Bike Rental������������������������������������������10
Lia’s Mountain View Restaurant������������������������������43
The Links at Union Vale ������������������������������������������12
Linwood Spiritual Center����������������������������������������35
The Local Restaurant and Bar��������������������������������43
Locust Grove Estate������������������������������������� 8, 46, 54
Locust Grove Estate Gardens��������������������������������17
The Lofts at Beacon ������������������������������������������������22
Lund Expressions ����������������������������������������������������54
Madam Brett Homestead ����������������������������������������8
Mad Dooley Gallery������������������������������������������������22
Mahoney’s Irish Pub and Restaurant����������������������25
Malouf’s Mountain Sunset Campground ������������34
Maria Lago Studio ��������������������������������������������������22
Marion Royael Gallery ��������������������������������������������22
Marion Salon Spa����������������������������������������������������36
Marist College����������������������������������������������������������24
Marist College Art Gallery��������������������������������������22
Marlene Weber Day Spa����������������������������������������36
Martel Recital Hall at the Skinner Hall of Music ��27
Master Gardener Demonstration Gardens����������17
Matteawan Gallery��������������������������������������������������22
Max’s On Main�������������������������������������������� 25, 43, 63
McCann Memorial Golf Course ����������������������������13
McEnroe Organic Farm������������������������������������������46
Mercato Osteria Enoteca����������������������������������������43
Mercury Grand Hotel & Conference Center��31, 59
Mesier Homestead and Museum����������������������������8
Metro-North Railroad����������������������������������������������46
Mid County Rod and Gun��������������������������������������15
Mid-Hudson Bicycle Club ��������������������������������������10
Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum ��������������������������11
Mid-Hudson Civic Center McCann Ice Arena ����15
Mid-Hudson Heritage Center ������������������������������20
Mid-Hudson Trout Unlimited����������������������������������12
Mildred I. Washington Art Gallery ������������������������22
The Mill Restaurant & Bar ��������������������������������43, 54
Millbrook Antique Center ��������������������������������������34
Millbrook Antiques Mall ����������������������������������������34
Millbrook Arts Group����������������������������������������������27
Millbrook Business Association������������������������������54
Millbrook Country House����������������������������������������30
Millbrook Distillery ��������������������������������������������������39
The Millbrook Inn����������������������������������������������������30
Millbrook Rod and Gun Club ��������������������������������15
Millbrook Tribute Gardens, Inc.������������������������������17
Millbrook Vineyards and Winery��������������� 39, 43, 55
The Millerton Antiques Center������������������������������34
Mill House Brewing Company��������������������������������39
Mill Street Loft and Gallery 45��������������������������������20
Montgomery Place Historic Estate��������������������������8
Montgomery Row����������������������������������������������������36
Morphicism ��������������������������������������������������������������22
Mountain Tops Outfitters����������������������������������14, 59
Mount Beacon Incline Railway���������������������������������9
Mount Gulian Gardens��������������������������������������������17
Mount Gulian Historic Site����������������������������������������9
The Moviehouse Theater, Gallery, Caf���������������27
Mt. Beacon Bed & Breakfast ��������������������������������28
Mt. Beacon Fire/Observation Tower����������������������18
Murray’s ��������������������������������������������������������������������43
Museum in the Streets© of Millbrook��������������������19
Museum of Rhinebeck History ��������������������������������6
The Nature Conservancy����������������������������������������18
Netherwood Acres��������������������������������������������������13
New Day Repertory Co., Inc.����������������������������������27
Nine Mall Plaza��������������������������������������������������������36
No. 9 Inn & Restaurant��������������������������������������������31
Noah’s Ark����������������������������������������������������������������25
Norrie Point Paddlesport Center ��������������������������14
Northern Dutchess Symphony Orchestra ������������27
North River Hops and Brewing������������������������������39����������������������������������������������������������19
NY State Department of Environmental
Old Drovers Inn��������������������������������������������������������29
Olde Rhinebeck Inn c. 1745������������������������������������33
Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome Museum
and Air Shows��������������������������������������������������������6
Ole Carousel Antiques Center ������������������������������34
Omega Institute for Holistic Studies ��������������35, 57
Orvis Sandanona Shooting Grounds��������������������15
Osaka Japanese Restaurant ����������������������������������43
Overlook Drive-In Theater��������������������������������������24
Overlook Golf and Recreation Center ����������������15
Paintbrushes & Party������������������������������������������15, 63
Painted Turtle Lake Cottage����������������������������������32
Palace Dumpling������������������������������������������������������43
Pandorica������������������������������������������������������������43, 59
Pangea Restaurant��������������������������������������������������44
Pawling Antiques ����������������������������������������������������34
Pawling Chamber of Commerce����������������������������45
Pawling Chamber of Commerce
Information Booth ����������������������������������������������46
Pawling Concert Series ������������������������������������������27
Pawling House Bed & Breakfast����������������������������31
Pay Ponds Fish Hatchery at Falconwood Farms 12
The Peale History Center and Library ��������������������6
Peoples Bicycle��������������������������������������������������������10
Pete’s Famous Restaurant��������������������������������������44
Piano Piano Wine Bar ��������������������������������������������25
Pine Grove Motel����������������������������������������������������32
Pleasant Valley Motel����������������������������������������������31
Post Road Plaza��������������������������������������������������������36
Poughkeepsie Galleria Mall������������������������������36, 46
Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel������������������������������������46
Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel Banquet
& Conference Center ����������������������������������������31
Poughkeepsie Ice House on the Hudson ������44. 54
Poughkeepsie Inn����������������������������������������������������31
Poughkeepsie Plaza������������������������������������������������36
Poughkeepsie Post Office����������������������������������������9
Poughkeepsie Raceway ����������������������������������������15
Primrose Hill Bed & Breakfast��������������������������������33
Puccini Ristorante����������������������������������������������������44
PV Bicycle Shop ������������������������������������������������������10
Quality Inn����������������������������������������������������������������30
Quality Inn & Suites ������������������������������������������29, 59
Quinn’s ��������������������������������������������������������������������25
Ralph T. Waterman Bird Club ��������������������������������17
Ramada Conference Center����������������������������������30
Red Devon Market��������������������������������������������������44
Red Hook Antique Center��������������������������������������34
Red Hook Area Chamber of Commerce ������������45
Red Hook Chamber of Commerce
Information Booth ����������������������������������������������46
Red Hook Community Arts Network
and Artists Collective������������������������������������������22
The Red Hook Country Inn ������������������������������������32
Red Hook Curry House ������ 44Red Hook Golf Club
Red Hook-H & N Towing. ��������������������������������������45
Red Roof Inn Plus #394 ������������������������������������31, 61
Residence Inn by Marriott Poughkeepsie������32, 60
Rhinebeck Antique Emporium* ����������������������������34
Rhinebeck Area Chamber of Commerce��������������45
Rhinebeck Area Chamber of Commerce
Information Booth ����������������������������������������������46
Rhinebeck Bicycle Shop������������������������������������������10
Rhinebeck Car Show������������������������������������������������59
Rhinebeck Chamber Music Society, Inc. ��������������27
Rhinebeck Motel������������������������������������������������������33
Rhinebeck Tack��������������������������������������������������������37
Rhinebeck Village Inn����������������������������������������������33
The Rhinecliff������������������������������������������������������������33
Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts27
Rinaldi Auctions and Appraisals����������������������������34
Rinaldi Flea Market ������������������������������������������������35
Ristorante Caterina de’ Medici������������������������������44
The River Connection ��������������������������������������������14
River Pool at Beacon ����������������������������������������14, 58
River Station Restaurant������������������������������������44, 62
RiverWinds Gallery��������������������������������������������22, 46
Roosevelt Inn������������������������������������������������������������30
The Roosevelt Ride Free Shuttle����������������������������45
The Roundhouse������������������������������������������������28, 44
Rose Garden at Franklin D. Roosevelt National
Historic Site����������������������������������������������������������17
Scenic Hudson ��������������������������������������������������������19
Shadows Water Taxi������������������������������������������������14
The Shoppes at South Hills������������������������������������37
Shortline/Coach USA����������������������������������������19, 45
Sky Acres Airport������������������������������������������������������46
Slammin Salmon������������������������������������������������������44
Smith Metropolitan AME Zion Church������������������9
Smoky Rock BBQ ����������������������������������������������������44
Soul Dog ������������������������������������������������������������������44
The Southlands Foundation ����������������������������������13
Southern Dutchess Equestrian Center����������������13
Spackenkill Plaza������������������������������������������������������37
Spark Media Project������������������������������������������������23
SplashDown Beach��������������������������������������������11, 55
Sports Museum of Dutchess County����������������������7
Springside National Historic Site ����������������������������9
Sprout Creek Farm��������������������������������������������������32
Staatsburgh State Historic Site/Mills Mansion 9, 60
Star Mill Farm ����������������������������������������������������������30
Stewart International Airport����������������������������46, 52
The Stissing House��������������������������������������������44, 52
Guided Group tours available at Innisfree Garden in Millbrook. Courtesy photo.
Innisfree Garden
Stroll through this exquisite historic garden that combines modern design
landscape and delightful Asian “cup” gardens, filled with rare plants and
flowers and a shimmering lake. Recognized to be one of world’s ten best
gardens; a sublime composition of rock, water, wood and sky. Guided
group tours available.
Towne Crier Cafe
The New York Times reviews “A gem of a performance space... they take
their food seriously”. This renowned restaurant in Beacon is an intimate
performance venue now offering group dining for lunch or dinner and
features local farm ingredients, infamous desserts, and options for live
entertainment and customized music.
Walkway over the Hudson – Glass Elevator
Now the world’s longest pedestrian bridge gives groups an even more
elevated experience. When you book a Walkway guided tour, your
ambassador guides will escort your group up and down the brand new
riverside elevator for unbelievable views!
Dutch’s Spirits
Raided by federal Prohibition agents in 1932, the original bootlegging
bunkers of iconic Dutch Schultz still stand for groups to get a look up
close. Guided tours, farm-to-table meals, beautiful scenery, and of
course, spirits sampling… mocktails available too!
Let us help you create a fun, memorable trip to the Hudson Valley!
Our services are complimentary: Sample itineraries, FAM tours,
Maps, Video, and Online images.
Contact us for more group tour ideas
[email protected] - 845-463-4000
How will you spend your
Dutchess Days?
Stissing Mountain Fire Tower ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 18
St. James’ Church������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 9
Staley Real Estate����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 59
Stone Church Road Bed & Breakfast��������������������������������������������������������������������� 33
Stony Kill Farm Environmental
Education Center ����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 18
Stormville Airport Antique Show & Flea Market ������������������������������������������������� 35
Strength for Life Personal Training Service����������������������������������������������������������� 35
Sukhothai Restaurant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44
Swann Inn of Beacon����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 28
Sylvan Lake Beach Park������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 34, 62
Why not spend them in our Hudson Valley,
visiting sites along our 400-year history trail?
1709 Madam Brett Homestead
1895 Vanderbilt Mansion
• 1933 FDR’s Springwood Estate
Ask for our FREE brochures, or go to
Distinctly Dutchess
Taconic Retreat & Conference Center������������������������������������������������������������������� 36
Taconic Tennis����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 15
Tangent Theatre Company
The Carpenter Shop Theater����������������������������������������������������������������������������� 27
Taste NY Market at Todd Hill ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 37
Terrapin Restaurant & Bistro����������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 59
Theo Ganz Studio ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 22
Tivoli Artists Gallery ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 22
Tivoli Sailing Company��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 14
TMT Hunting Preserve and Sporting Clays����������������������������������������������������������� 15
The Thomas E. Dewey Center���������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 7
Tomas Tapas Bar, Lounge & Restaurant����������������������������������������������������������������� 25
Top Cottage����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 9
Towne Crier Café ����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 26
Towne Inn of Fishkill ����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 30
Town of Hyde Park Historical Society ��������������������������������������������������������������������� 7
Trattoria San Giorgio ����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 44, 63
Trevor Zoo����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 11
Trinity Players������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 27
Twins Barbecue���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 44,54
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Upstate Films������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 27
The Valley Table ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 56
Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site ������������������������������������������������������������� 9
Van Wyck Homestead Museum ������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 7
Vassar College����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 24, 46
Vassar Golf Course��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 13
Vassar & New York Stage and Film’s
Powerhouse Theater ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 27, 60
Veranda House Bed & Breakfast����������������������������������������������������������������������������� 33
Village Antique Center
at Hyde Park��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 34
The Village Square Inn��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 30
Village Wine & Spirits����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 37, 63
Walking Guide, Village of Tivoli and Red Hook ��������������������������������������������������� 19
Walking Tours of Historic Millbrook����������������������������������������������������������������������� 19
Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park ��������������������������������������������������� 18
Wassaic-Jack’s Auto Service, Inc. ��������������������������������������������������������������������������� 45
The WellTree������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 36
Western Riding Stables, Inc. ����������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 13
West Main Kitchen & Bar����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 44
Wethersfield Estate and Gardens ��������������������������������������������������������������������� 9, 63
Wheel and Heel ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 10, 62
WhistleWood Farm��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 33
Whortlekill Rod and Gun Club, Inc.����������������������������������������������������������������������� 15
Wilderstein������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 9
William R. Steinhaus Dutchess Rail Trail��������������������������������������������������������������� 18
Willow Lake Cottages����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 30
The Willows Bed & Breakfast ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 30
Willows Motel����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 28
Wing’s Castle��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 7
Wing’s Castle Bed & Breakfast������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 30
Winnakee Nature Preserve
and Educational Arboretum������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 18
World Peace Sanctuary ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 36
Yankee Clipper Diner����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 44
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Always Fresh,
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Ristorante Caterina de’ Medici
Apple Pie Bakery Café
Route 9, Hyde Park, NY
For reservations, call 845-451-6608 or visit
An unforgettable place in the heart of the Hudson Valley!
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events and programs year-round. Also available
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Retractable Awning– Dine Rain or Shine!
Established 1976
The Anchor of Poughkeepsie
Waterfront for over 35 Years
Lunch & Dinner Daily
Located between the Walkway and Hudson Bridges
Open for tours and tastings seasonally.
Please call (845) 266-5372 for details.
450 Schultzville Road, Clinton Corners, NY 12514
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(845) 452-9207 One N. Water St, Poughkeepsie, NY
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Our spacious new Guest Rooms feature…
Rooms feature…
• OurPlush
Screen TV
features 250+ HD Channels
• 32”
32” Flat
• Plush “Cloud Nine” Bedding
• Microwave/Mini-Fridge
in Every Room
• 32” Flat-Screen HDTV
WiFi Internet
• Free
• Microwave/Mini-Fridge
in Every Room
• Free Wireless Internet Access
Our Guests enjoy…
Our Guests enjoy…
Free Hot Breakfast or
• Free Hot Breakfast
Breakfast Bag
• Heated
Indoor Pool
Breakfast Bag
• 24-Hour
• Heated
• 24-Hour
• Free
Fitness Business
Center Pass
• Free
Fitness Center
• Hilton
Points Pass
& Miles
• Hilton
Points & Miles
• Newly
• Newly Renovated Lobby
Easy Access I-84 at Exit 13, Route 9 North
Easy Access I-84 at Exit 13, Route 9 North
804 South Road · Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 845.297.2200
Sylvan Lake Beach Park
2658 East Main St. (Rte. 9D)
Wappingers Falls, NY
(845) 632-3050
• 64 acre campground on a 100-acre spring fed lake
• One mile east of the Taconic Parkway in Hopewell Junction
• Site available for tents and RVs
• Stay one night, a weekend, week, month, or full season
• Sewer, water, and electric hookups up to 50 amp service
• Firewood and propane for sale, Satellite TV Available
• Hot showers, laundry, open fields, swimming, fishing
• Season: May 1 - September 30
• Reservations/directions: Call (845) 221-9889
or e-mail [email protected]
…a hand-picked selection of wines that are
varietally correct, balanced and ultimately,
expressive of their place in the world.
Stop in and find
what your palate’s
been searching for.
years in Millbrook
Your link to the locally grown,
fermented and distilled bounty the
Hudson Valley has to offer and the inside
information to help you enjoy it all.
45 Front Street • Millbrook, NY
Open Every Day
The Inn and Suites at the Falls
• State of the Art
Fitness Center
• 24/7 Business Center
• Complimentary Breakfast
• Complimentary High
Speed WiFi
• Groups Welcome
• Banquet Room
50 Red Oaks Mill Rd, Poughkeepsie
Each Best Western branded hotel is independently owned and operated
Come for an hour
... stay for the day
Trattoria San Giorgio
3279 FRANKLIN AVE, MILLBROOK, NY (845) 677-4566 | Closed Mondays
Gifts Apparel
Workshops Readings
YEAR ROUND, 9am-6pm
Open 7 Days a Week, 11:30 am Til Late
44 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie
Phone: 845-838-6297
246 MAIN ST. BEACON, NY 12508
Daytrip to New York City,
Connecticut and the
Hudson Valley for less on
Metro-North. Buy discount
rail and admission Getaway
packages to popular tours,
attractions and events.
Groups of 10 or more can
save up to 50% with a
group travel booking.
With more than 120
stations throughout the
region, Metro-North can get
you to/from Grand Central
Terminal in Midtown
Manhattan safely, reliably,
even late at night.
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Getaways at
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Dutchess Tourism, Inc.
3 Neptune Road, Suite A11A, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
845-463-4000 / 800-445-3131
Get to the fun faster.
Fly into Stewart.
The quickest way to Hudson
Valley mountain views, historic
attractions and wineries is through
Stewart International Airport.
Besides boating, fishing, hiking,
winter sports and world-class
restaurants, we offer on-time
performance, stress-free boarding,
convenient access to baggage
and affordable fares, all less than
an hour from New York City.
Next time you come to the
Hudson Valley, land at Stewart,
just like Allegiant, Delta, JetBlue
and US Airways do.
Then, let the fun begin.
Stewart International Airport.
Your Gateway to New York.