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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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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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Hike Mount Beacon

A sensational hike filled with natural beauty, history, ruins, and a fire tower! The 4.4 mile round trip Mount Beacon [640 Wolcott Ave Beacon, NY] should be at the top of your Hudson Valley hiking list this summer. Start your … Continue reading

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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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Pinball Room at Rock Fantasy, Middletown

Pinball seems to be a relic of the past, though there is a cult following of those who love the game. You can’t find many arcades that have pinball north of NYC these days, except a novelty machine or two … Continue reading

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