Places to Go In & Around Dutchess County
Hudson Valley Area Attractions
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The Beatrix Farrand Garden Association at Bellefield
Official Site of hours, directions, events. Open to the public free of charge.
Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site
Official Site of House Tours.
Reserve the Early-Bird Tour.
Walkway Over The Hudson
A NY State Parks pedestrian bridge spanning the Hudson River - 1.28 miles
The River Connection, Inc.
American Canoe Association Pro Paddlesports School: from the basics to rolling, consider one of our guided Kayak Tours or create a special adventure of your own design.
Big Bear Ziplines
Experience the beauty of the Hudson Valley on 50 acres of woodlands and hay fields located right in historic Hyde Park. Enjoy a one-of-a-kind adventure as your soar through the air at speeds up to 30 mph and heights up to 80 feet.
For riders of all levels of ability, mounted on your own horse or on one of ours, Netherwood Acres offers an exceptional range of opportunities to experience the pleasure of riding including trail rides, individual and group lessons, and hunter/jumper/event training.
The Culinary Institute of America
Visit the world-renowned culinary college, The Culinary Institute of America. Experience fine dining at five student-staffed restaurants; tour the college and get a first-hand look at on-going classes as your guide walks you through a remarkable facility on the banks of the Hudson River.
The Culinary Institute of America Enthusiast Programs
Food Enthusiest Classes: Boot Camps, Weekends at the CIA, Sophisticated Palate, Cooking Demonstrations, Career Discovery - Wine
Dutchess County Tourism
Official Site of Dutchess County Tourism.
Historic Hudson Valley
Discover the outstanding national historic landmarks of the Hudson River Valley.
Hyde Park Chamber of Commerce
The Hyde Park Chamber of Commerce is a volunteer organization, a source of information, a representative of business and a catalyst for growth.
Dutchess County Golf Courses
Experience local golf courses including College Hill, McCann, Vassar, Casperkill and James Baird State Park.
Edgewood Consulting & Services
Hiking - private guided half & whole day hikes in famous 'Gunks, New Paltz, NY.
Helping people learn, grow and recreate through meaningful experiences.
We have beautiful biking in Dutchess County. You can pedal through rolling hills, steep mountains or leisurely flat terrain. And many routs have stunning views of the Mighty Hudson River. There are several bike routes and bike groups. Following are the website's to access for more information:
www.wheelandheel.com 845-896-7591 rentals
www.bicycleshop.net 845-635-3161 rentals
Click here for more detailed routes of Dutchess County Bike Tours
Culinary Institute of America Restaurants
Liquorama Wine Cellars
Hyde Park Mall, Hyde Park, NY • 800-322-3735
An award winning selection of over 3,200 worldwide wine choices for the everyday consumer and the collector.
Joseph's Steak House
728 Violet Ave., Hyde Park, NY
Nite Life In and Around Hyde Park
Hyde Park Brewing Company Restaurant & Brewery
Live Brewhouse Music - Petey Hop's Blues Jam every Wednesday
SHADOWS on the hudson
176 Rinaldi Boulevard Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Friday Night Live, Sterio Saturdays
Karma Lounge Live Music Events
202 Main St. Poughkeepsie
Millbrook Vineyards and Winery
Called "the Hudson Valley's flagship winery" by The New York Times and "a great place to visit" by The Wall Street Journal. Millbrook Vineyards & Winery is conveniently located in the magnificent Hudson River Valley just 1.5 hours from both New York City and Albany. It is glorious to visit any time of year for a tour and wine tasting.
Millbrook Vineyards & Winery
26 Wing Road
Millbrook, New York 12545
The Shawangunk Wine Trail
Nestled between the famous Shawangunk Mountains and the majestic Hudson River in Ulster County, the Trail is composed of eight family owned wineries.
Wine Related Links
WinePhilosopher.com Enriching our lives with wine, art, philosophy.
Hudson Valley Colleges, Universities and Institutions
Annandale-on-Hudson, NY • 845-758-6822
Poughkeepsie, NY • 845-486-4800
Dutchess Community College
Poughkeepsie, NY • 845-431-8000
Institute of Ecosystem Studies
Millbrook, NY • 845-677-5343
Poughkeepsie, NY • 845-575-3000
Rhinebeck, NY • 800-944-1001
State University/New Paltz
New Paltz, NY • 845-257-2121
Poughkeepsie, NY • 845-437-7000