Historic Hudson River Towns
Working Together on the Shores of the Hudson

Dutchess County, NY

In the heart of the Hudson Valley, Dutchess County has 800 square miles of breathtaking vistas; fascinating historic and cultural sites; family-friendly activities; artisanal food and wine offerings; and colorful fairs and festivals. Couples getaway? Family vacation? Business travel? Whatever brings you upstate, you'll find countless things to see and do here. Stroll across the Walkway Over the Hudson, trek through the Appalachian Trail, and sip along the Dutchess Craft Beverage Trail. Tour the FDR National Historic Site, spin on the Ferris Wheel at the Dutchess County Fair, and taste at The Culinary Institute of America's restaurants. Paddle down the Hudson River, pick bushels of farm-fresh apples, and admire contemporary art from modern masters. Easy to get to by car, train, bus and air, come explore what makes us Distinctly Dutchess!

Hudson River Towns In Dutchess County

Historic Hudson River Town, Beacon, New York

Beacon, NY

Welcome to Beacon!  Beacon is a wonderful city to visit, large enough to be diverse, small enough to get around easily and enjoy.  All with spectacular Hudson River views!

Down By the Riverside: This makes an excellent day trip from the city since the train station is the perfect starting point for this adventure. From historical Denning's Point to art at DIA: Beacon, to the inspiring beauty of the river itself, this...

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Jerry Faiella
Executive Director
Phone: 914-760-8067

Nancy Gold
Marketing Director
Phone: 914-232-6583

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