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Hudson Valley Travel Guide

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Plan Your Hudson Valley Vacation

A welcome escape from the chaos and traffic of New York City, the Hudson Valley calls to visitors who are eager to relish the natural beauty of the surrounding mountains, taste the growing restaurant scene, and relax against the calming backdrop of the Hudson River. Whether you're making the short and accessible commute from Manhattan or coming from elsewhere, you'll find farm-to-table

dining experiences, yoga studios, and wineries alongside parks and outdoor spots that are the perfect places to unplug from the nonstop pace of urban life.

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Top Reasons To Go

  1. Quaint towns. Explore New York’s rich history in its charming waterfront towns and villages.
  2. State parks. Immerse yourself in the great outdoors by exploring the Hudson Valley’s magnificent nature preserves.
  3. Leaf peeping. Witness Mother Nature’s brilliance as she shows off her full fall colors.
  4. Shopping galore. Shop till you drop at Woodbury Common Premium Outlets—and don’t miss the many eclectic boutiques and antiques shops hidden in tiny towns throughout the region.
  5. Culinary Institute of America. Treat yourself to lunch or dinner at one of the country’s leading schools for chefs.

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