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Area Activities

View of West Point, looking down at town, mountains and water
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West Point Military Academy

Starting from the West Point Visitors Center, board a comfortable, air-conditioned bus and listen to knowledgeable guides bring the history of West Point to life. Three different great tours are available to choose from. (Tours run daily with the exception of a few holidays and West Point events)

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Storm King Art Center

Widely celebrated as one of the world’s leading sculpture parks, Storm King Art Center has welcomed visitors from across the globe for more than fifty years. This is the setting for a collection of more than 100 carefully sited sculptures created by some of the most acclaimed artists of our time.

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village of cold spring
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Village of Cold Spring

The quaint Putnam County village of Cold Spring, long characterized by the row of antique shops along Main Street, draws in tourists and residents alike with a diverse mix of stores and restaurants. You may find yourself spending a whole day here in this delightful town shopping and enjoying wonderful cuisine.

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Front of the Boscobel Museum
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Boscobel is a restored Federal-period house built between 1804-1808 with magnificent period interiors and gardens. The site is recognized nationally for its quality as a historic house museum, its exquisite collection of furniture and decorative arts, and its breathtaking views.

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Mantioga, The Russel Wright Design Center
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Manitoga, the House, Studio and 75-acre Woodland garden of mid-century designer Russel Wright (1904-1976), is a National Historic Landmark. Here, you can tour Dragon Rock, Wright’s experimental home which he built onto the rock ledge of an abandoned quarry while masterfully orchestrating the surrounding landscape into a series of outdoor rooms of varying character and delight.

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A boat at sunset on the Hudson River
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Pride of the Hudson

Cruise through the majestic Hudson Highlands aboard the luxurious Pride of the Hudson. A two-hour boat tour where you can bask in the open air on the spacious sundeck or enjoy the comfort of their climate-controlled main salon featuring huge wrap-around windows. Cruises start May 1st and continue to October 31st.

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A castle standing on the water's edge, in front of mountains
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River Rose Cruises

Board the River Rose, an authentic stern-driven Mississippi paddle wheeler, and enjoy a breathtaking cruise on the majestic Hudson River. This two-hour cruise will take you on a tour of Bannerman’s Island, the Catskill Water Aqueduct, the Village of Cold Spring, and more. The ship also includes a full-service bar.

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The Sun setting behind foothills, over a river
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Trinity Cruise Company

The Trinity Cruise Company offers three different boat cruises on the Hudson River. Cruises are run until the end of October, 2017. Public Sunset Cruise, a more relaxing ride designed to watch the sunset and with no captain commentary. Departs most Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays in the evening.

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