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Staatsburgh State Historic Site, Hudson Valley Hike

History…nature…ruins…THREE state parks in FOUR miles, do I have your attention yet? Let’s begin down in the Hudson Valley at Staatsburgh State Historic Site [75 Mills Mansion 6 Road, Staatsburg, NY 12580]. So you’ve entered through the fancy gate and … Continue reading

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Ferncliff Forest, Rhinebeck Hike

The drive down into the Hudson Valley was quick and before I knew it I was crossing the Kingston-Rhinecliff Bridge. While driving I saw a fire tower peeking out from above the treeline. Yup, that’s where we’re headed, to Ferncliff … Continue reading

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Visit the Saugerties Lighthouse

Have you ever been to a lighthouse on the waters edge in the dead of winter? It’s brutal, it’s beautiful. I didn’t plan on visiting the Saugerties Lighthouse [168 Lighthouse Dr, Saugerties, NY 12477] on such a chilly day, but … Continue reading

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Riverview Café, Columbia County Eats

March seems colder than February this year and it has me daydreaming of warm weather. Excited for what is ahead and thinking about days gone by. Last summer I had the loveliest dining experience at the Riverview Café [48 Riverview … Continue reading

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Falling Waters Preserve, Saugerties Hike

Spring is in the air! There is nothing better for the body and soul than to take a hike. A perfectly scenic spot is Falling Waters Preserve [Intersection of Dominican Lane + York St, Glasco NY]. Check out the trail … Continue reading

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Storm King Mountain, Hudson Valley Hike

The Storm King: Darkening skies and raging seas. Perhaps you’re envisioning Zeus with a thunderbolt or Poseidon with a tsunami, or maybe some other deity who is having a bad day and fiercely brooding. This particular king takes shape in … Continue reading

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Henry Hudson Park, Selkirk

The Hudson River gets a bad rap. It’s understandable that people would want to stay away from it because of the heavy pollution…but even though the river has had a hard few centuries, it still manages to maintain life and … Continue reading

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