Self-Guided Dutchess County Agritourism Adventure (Year-Round)
Discover local farms, food and craft beverages on your own time or make it an overnight! Visit dutchesstourism.com for lodging info and driving tours! Stock up on ingredients at the Rhinebeck Farmers Market, open on Sundays. Visit GrowNYC Greenmarket farmers at Migliorelli Farm or Sawkill Farm or attend special cider-themed event weekends at Breezy Hill Orchard. Sample local brews like From the Ground Brewery at Daughter’s Fare & Ale, a farm-to-table restaurant in Red Hook. Be sure to ask! Some locations offer a 10% discount with a Metro-North ticket stub.
Take Metro-North’s Hudson Line to Beacon or Poughkeepsie. Reserve a Zipcar for pick-up at the station. Join for just $35 on the mobile app at www.zipcar.com/mobile. They cover gas, insurance, and 180 miles per trip! Alternatively, explore on your own bike or have bike rentals delivered to the Walkway Over the Hudson by Leisure Bike Rentals. Ride along the scenic Dutchess Rail Trail and veer off to Sprout Creek Farm (1 hr. ride).