Dutchess Tourism Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Welcome to the Dutchess County Passport! As a diverse community of hamlets, villages, towns, and cities, Dutchess County harbors many historical jewels that do not appear in most travel guides. The purpose of the Passport is to provide a brief overview of each municipality’s history, offering residents a chance to explore their heritage and provide travelers with suggestions of places to visit. The following entries capture some of the many outstanding sites to see in each community, places that will in turn introduce you to other attractions in the area.