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

Half Moon Theatre's It's a Wonderful Life: The 1946 Radio Play

at The Culinary Institute of America Dec. 5-20

Half Moon Theatre Company invites you to bring the entire family to celebrate the holiday season Dec. 5-20 (weekends only) with It’s...Read More...

Tour Decorated Great Estates & Historic Sites

As the holiday season opens, Dutchess County’s Great Estates have hung up up their ribbons and bows, set up the Christmas trees, and created a holly,...Read More...

Fresh Cut and Fragrant: Christmas Tree Promotion

Nov. 28 thru Dec. 21!

Dutchess County Christmas tree farms are waiting for you to arrive and choose and cut your perfect tree! Some of our farms also offer freshly cut trees...Read More...

Arts Mid-Hudson Opens Dutchess Handmade, a Pop-Up Shop For Gifts

Shop local with a selection of handmade items from area artists this November and December, as Arts Mid-Hudson gathers the work of more than 40 artists...Read More...

In the Spotlight!

Great Gifts: Local Guidebooks by Joanne Michaels

With the holidays here, everyone is busy shopping and trying to find just the right gifts for everyone on their list. Why not give the gift of travel?...Read More...

"Buone Feste" Holiday Show at RiverWinds Gallery

RiverWinds Gallery in Beacon, presents its 11th “Buone Feste”, a feast of holiday gifts made by more than 50 Hudson Valley artists for everyone...Read More...

2 Way Brewing Company is Open to Visit in Beacon

2 Way Brewing Company is a brand new micro-craft brewery, just open and already producing high-quality, hand-made beer. Located on the Hudson River...Read More...