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.
[Balloon Festival over the Hudson Valley]
LOCATION. LOCATION.
LOCATION.

Come to a place with
picture-perfect views.

YOU DESERVE
TO SEE YOUR KIDS SMILE
Come see what's good for the whole family.
YOU DESERVE
SOMETHING MADE FROM SCRATCH
Made right before your eyes.

YOU DESERVE
SOME OLD SCHOOL FUN

Come visit what used to make you smile...and still does.

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!

Visit ILOVENY.com for up-to-date color information and best vantage spots for leaf peeping!

Featured Spotlights

The Culinary Institute of America and Half Moon Theatre Partner in Hyde Park

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In the Spotlight!

The Hudson Valley Philharmonic: Lincoln's New World,

Nov. 8th at the Bardavon

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See ARLO GUTHRIE

Sunday, November 16th at the Bardavon

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Hudson Valley Restaurant Week 2014 Returns Nov. 3-16!

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43rd Train Expo Roars into Mid-Hudson Civic Center November 9th!

Supports 100 Year Old Hyde Park Railroad Station

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Revolutionary War Muster Day at Mount Gulian

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Loeb Art Center: 1st Us Exhibition Exploring Renaissance Augsburg's Innovations in Works On Paper

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Scotland's Battlefield Band in Concert Oct. 31st!

Visit the Towne Crier in Their New Home In Beacon

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