Category Archives: Hudson Valley

Schunnemunk Mountain, Hudson Valley

Pink puddingstone and mountaintop megaliths make for one perfectly memorable hike. Schunnemunk Mountain State Park [Intersection of Taylor Rd and Creekside Ln, Mountainville NY] is a diverse six and half mile loop hike gaining over 1,700 ft in elevation. Head … Continue reading

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Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome

The Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome [9 Norton Rd, Red Hook, NY 12571] is a living museum for aviation enthusiasts home to numerous aircrafts from 1900-1939. The exhibit here is truly magnificent, enter the hangars and marvel at the planes, read about … Continue reading

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Little Stony Point, Hudson Valley Hike

The Hudson Valley has a lot of crazy scrambly and steep mountain hikes. Sometimes you just want a relaxing stroll. Little Stony Point [intersection Route 9D and Fair St, Cold Spring, NY] is a one mile loop that does not … Continue reading

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Bull Hill, Hudson Valley Hike

The Hudson Valley is filled with outstanding hikes. A lot of them are so awesome they attract crowds. This past spring I was happy to take a quiet hike on Bull Hill [Parking lot at intersection of 9D and Fair … Continue reading

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Galleries, Shops, and Street Art of Beacon

The town of Beacon is great for a stroll. It has a vibrant and diverse Main Street filled with interesting sights, restaurants, galleries, shops, and all kinds of art – there is certainly something for everyone here. I loved the … Continue reading

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The Arts at Dia:Beacon

A 1929 Nabisco warehouse was converted into a contemporary art museum, Dia:Beacon [3 Beekman St, Beacon, NY 12508] was born. The gallery hosts thought provoking works from the 1960s on. Visit the multiple floors and take on all of the exhibits, … Continue reading

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Eat your way through Beacon

Homespun Foods, 232 Main St, Beacon, NY 12508 A wholesome breakfast or lunch spot with a lovely little garden patio, what a great warm weather hang out. Grab a soup and a sandwich combo and enjoy the day! The Pandorica, … Continue reading

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