Follow the Foliage
Drive through the treelined roads, or hike up one of the many trails to see panoramic views of the Valley’s in all its autumn glory.
Follow the Foliage when the leaves are best and have your own driving tour.
Hike Bear Mountain’s Best Trails
Guided hike with a NYS Licensed Hiking Guide
Head to the Orchards
The dozens of orchards lining the landscape of the Hudson Valley offer visitors
not only the quintessential apple experience, but also winery tastings and tours,
incredible lunch options and the oh-so-coveted apple cider donuts!
Where to go :
The Great Jack-O-Lantern Blaze
Experience the area’s biggest Halloween event, the wildly popular Great Jack-O-Lantern Blaze!
Visit the event website for more information on ticket purchasing, date availability and reservations. Get your tickets before they are fully sold out!
The Hudson Valley is seeped in history! From presidents and battlefields, to oil tycoons and real estate wonders. Here are a few places:
Experience Storm King
Storm King Art Center is a 500-acre outdoor museum located in New York’s Hudson Valley,
where visitors experience large-scale sculpture and site-specific commissions under open sky.
Beacon: In 2003, a 300,000-square-foot former Nabisco box factory on Beacon’s waterfront was converted into this cutting-edge contemporary art museum. The open gallery space specializes in structural and oversized works that cannot be housed in traditional museum settings, drawing in crowds from across the globe. Along with the significant structural works, Dia: Beacon is home to permanent installation works by artists such as Andy Warhol, Dan Flavin and Donald Judd. Explore Dia today!
Savor Craft Spirits
The Hudson Valley has grown to be widely recognized as a craft paradise, booming with small-batch distilleries, wineries and breweries. Home to many well-established and up-and-coming artisans, visitors can enjoy tastings, tours and carefully curated menus.
Our Top Five:
Walkway Over the Hudson
Opened in 1889 as a double-track railroad bridge connecting the city of Poughkeepsie and Highland,
NY; the bridge was transformed into a pedestrian walkway in 2009 and noted as the longest elevated park in the world as part of the Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park.