SEE HISTORY
DIFFERENTLY
You can learn about history in a book. You can EXPERIENCE history in Dutchess County, NY.
YOU DESERVE MORE
COLOR IN YOUR MORNING.
[Walkway Over the Hudson]
LOCATION. LOCATION.
LOCATION.

Come to a place with
picture-perfect views.

YOU DESERVE
SOMETHING MADE
FROM SCRATCH
Made right before your eyes.
[Hudson Beach Glass Ornaments]
YOU DESERVE
SOME OLD
SCHOOL FUN
Come visit what used to make
you smile...and still does.
DISCOVER THE HUDSON VALLEY
Experience some outdoor thrills.
DISCOVER THE HUDSON VALLEY
Discover all the beauty Dutchess has to offer.
DISTINCTLY DUTCHESS
Come tour our historic estates.

Welcome to Dutchess County!

Begin your Hudson River Valley getaway here, in Dutchess County! Sure, it's easy to get here - by car, train, bus and air. Covering 800 square miles, there's an abundance of natural scenic beauty, outdoor recreation, historic landmarks, restaurants, festivals and more.

What's even more important? The varied experiences you'll discover. Strolls across the Walkway Over the Hudson, treks through the Appalachian Trail, and sips along the Dutchess Wine Trail. Tours of the FDR National Historic Site, spins on the Dutchess County Fair Ferris Wheel, and tastes of the Culinary Institute of America restaurants. Cruises down the Hudson River, bushels of pick-your-own apples, and contemporary art from modern masters.

Couples getaway? Family vacation? Business travel? Whatever brings you to upstate New York, you'll find countless things to do in Dutchess County!

 

Featured Spotlights

Dutchess Chamber's Women's Leadership Alliance Salutes International Women's Day

March 7 at Walkway Over The Hudson State Park

Marking the occasion for the fifth consecutive year, the Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Women’s Leadership Alliance (WLA) is...Read More...

Local Kids Learn From the Land

By Jenna Kunze, PR Assistant, Marist College   Sprout Creek Farm was alive with kids today, from visitors from San Miguel’s 6th grade...Read More...

In the Spotlight!

"An Evening with Bernadette Peters"

Bernadette Peters will be performing at the Bardavon Gala on May 17th at 7pm. The Bardavon is a historic opera house, originally built in 1869 and renovated...Read More...

Run to Rhinebeck for La Cage Aux Folles!

Run to Rhinebeck and enjoy La Cage Aux Folles. It will be live on stage from February 27th through March 22nd at the Center for Performing Arts at...Read More...

Winter Fun at Bowdoin Park & More!

Sledding and Skating Return to County Park; Sledding Hills in Dutchess

Are you ready to enjoy winter instead of complaining? Head over to Dutchess County’s Bowdoin Park where sledding now reigns on the big hill....Read More...

Come On Down to The Price is Right!

The Mid-Hudson Civic Center and Magic City Productions will host The Price is Right Live! On Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at 7:30 pm. This is an event...Read More...

Hudson Valley Restaurant Week is back, and it's packed full with flavor!

Come and celebrate the Hudson Valley and all that it has to offer with the Hudson Valley Restaurant Week (HVRW), returning March 9-22, 2015. More than...Read More...

Beacon's RiverWinds Gallery presents "Color of Light" Oil Paintings by Linda Puiatti

Beacon’s RiverWinds Gallery presents “Color of Light” Oil Paintings by Linda Puiatti.     These strong bold paintings...Read More...

Quantifying Art; XL: Large-Scale Paintings Exhibit

By Jenna Kunze, PR Assistant, Marist College

Vassar College’s seasonal art exhibition stages a collection of proportional anomalies that are, quite literally, larger than life. Ogle from up...Read More...