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Winter Road Trip to These Quaint Towns

As fall foliage fades, and crisp temperatures sweep Dutchess County, planning a cozy getaway sounds more and more enticing. Winter is the perfect time...

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Top 10 Boutique Hotels and BnBs in Dutchess

Whether it's nature, culture or romance you're seeking, Dutchess has it all. Explore our Top 10 Boutique Hotels and Bed and Breakfasts for you...

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Top 10 Coffee Shops in Dutchess

Any time is a good time for coffee. But, as the weather cools and seasonal flavors hit local menus, there’s nothing better than cozying up ...

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Antiquing in Dutchess: The Best Destinations for Vintage Shopping

Antiquing is a wonderful way to explore the Hudson Valley’s charming cities and towns. In Dutchess County, stroll along Main Streets full of ecl...

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Local Dutchess County Hot Cocoa

'Tis the season for all things cozy and warm. One of our favorite accompaniments to a holiday movie or gift wrapping is hot cocoa. Create a cup fr...

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Local Dutchess Sparkling Wines Perfect for Your New Year's Cheers

 When the clock strikes midnight on New Year’s, raise your glass and cheers with one of these local pours.  Dutchess County is home to...

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Holiday Gift Guide: Dutchess Tourism Staff Picks

The holiday shopping season is upon us, and Dutchess County is the perfect destination for unique gifts, artisanal food, specialty products and memora...

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Top 10 Events in December

With spirits soaring and holiday cheer all around, December truly is a magical time of year in the Hudson Valley. Though winter's chill is beginni...

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Top 10 January Events in Dutchess

Winter, spring, summer and fall – exciting adventures are always in season here in Dutchess County! With so many fascinating places to visit and...

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Experience the Magic of Sinterklaas in Dutchess

Bundle up the kids in their coats and earmuffs and get ready for a magical event unlike any other – the annual Sinterklaas Festival is set for D...

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Cut Your Tree at These Dutchess County Farms

Tis’ the season for hot cocoa, twinkling lights and jolly treats! As Christmas approaches, gather your family and make the season merry with a t...

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Decorated Historic Sites this Holiday Season in Dutchess

The holiday season truly is “the most wonderful time of the year” in the Hudson Valley, and Dutchess County’s many Colonial homestea...

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Stay Longer for Less with "Stay in Dutchess" Deals

From fine dining and masterful artwork to historic sites and scenic views, there is so much to experience and explore all year-round on a Dutchess Cou...

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A First-Timer's Guide to Dutchess County

Plan Your Trip Curious about all there is to experience in the heart of New York's Hudson Valley? Bucolic farms, breathtaking hikes, immers...

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Honoring Dutchess County's Veterans

While it is important to appreciate our veterans every day of the year, the Veterans Day holiday offers a poignant reminder of the sacrifices made by ...

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Top 10 Events in November

The holidays are right around the corner once the calendar flips to November, and winter’s chill is not far off. The Hudson Valley has its own, ...

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Top 10 Hidden Gem Hikes

Dutchess County is home to 76 trail systems, equating 350 miles worth of paths perfect for treating your body to fresh air, movement, and quality time...

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Hudson Valley Restaurant Week: Nov. 7-20

It's that time of year -- Hudson Valley Restaurant Week is back Nov. 7-20, 2022. From butternut squash soup and pumpkin ravioli to ...

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Meet the Maker: Chris Jackson, Treasury Cider at Fishkill Farms

All photos provided by Katie Ross at Fishkill Farms, and depict Fishkill Farms and Treasury Cider in Hopewell Junction Dutchess County is nestled i...

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Discover Italian Heritage in Dutchess County

The Culinary Institute of America, Hyde Park Dutchess County is home to a diverse array of peoples and cultures. The region’s large citie...

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Top 10 Places to Get Cider Donuts in Dutchess

Fall foliage, apple picking and pumpkin beer are highlights of the fall season. However, few traditional treats in Dutchess County are as sweet a...

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Pick-Your-Own Apples, Pumpkins and More at These Dutchess Farms

Fall is nearly here, and we're ready for crisp apples, sweet cider donuts and perfect pumpkins! Farms offer an ideal outdoor activity for friends ...

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Top 10 Places to View Fall Foliage

Fall is a magical time in Dutchess County. Yellows, oranges and reds sweep the treetops, making it an ideal fall destination. Plan a roadtrip and...

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Dog-Friendly Day Trips in Dutchess

Wondering where you can go and bring along your pup in Dutchess County? Here’s a few of our dog-friendly hiking trails, historic ...

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Explore 9 New Businesses in Dutchess County

What’s new in Dutchess County? Two of the Hudson Valley’s hottest cities for foodies, Beacon and Poughkeepsie, have several new additions ...

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