In the Spotlight

Discover Asian Cuisine Across Dutchess County

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, and it’s the perfect time to highlight the incredibly diverse assortment of Asian Ame...

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Use Your Dutchess Tourism Taste Finder Passport to Sip and Save in Style

The pass to fill your glass is officially here! Our Dutchess Tourism Taste Finder is a mobile passport that delivers perks at more than a dozen craft ...

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Memorial Day Events in Hyde Park

It may be called "the unofficial start of summer," but Memorial Day is meant to be a solemn day of remembrance to honor those who died while...

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What to Do and Where to Dine for Mother's Day in Dutchess

Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 8! Make sure you shower Mom with love and show her just how important she is. From gourmet meals to scenic hikes, th...

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April Featured Photographer: Zachary Gawron

As spring and summer approaches, natural spaces throughout Dutchess County come alive with blooming flowers and verdant hills. Take inspiration from A...

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How 10 Dutchess County Destinations Strive for Sustainability

It's Earth Day, and we're recognizing local businesses, farms and makers that have gone above and beyond in their commitment to combat climate...

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Top 10 Events in May

Spring has finally sprung, and there are so many exciting things to see and do in Dutchess County. Live concerts, car shows and more round out our top...

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Easy Walking Trails in Dutchess County

One of the best ways to enjoy Dutchess County's scenic beauty is by foot. Some may think hiking means a racing heart rate and challenging tra...

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Your Guide to Craft Breweries in Dutchess County

Dutchess County is a beer-lover's dream. These breweries use Hudson Valley hops, grains and fruit to deliver delicious IPAs, saisons, stouts ...

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Top Fishing Spots in Dutchess County

If you’re an outdoor enthusiast, you’ve come to the right place! Flowing creeks, stocked lakes, and the mighty Hudson River make this area...

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Wedding Venues in Dutchess County

We're excited to welcome couples from near and far to say their 'I Do's' in Dutchess! Explore a variety of venues to find one that mee...

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Top 10 Events in April

There is so much to discover in scenic Dutchess County this month. From Titanic-themed mansion tours and live performances to accessible Easter egg hu...

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Top 10 Ways to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Dutchess County

1. Sample Irish Pub Grub…With a Twist Juan Murphy’s, Poughkeepsie | All month long This classic trivia spot in Poughkeepsie offers ...

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March Featured Photographer: #MyDutchessStory

With winter coming to an end, we've rounded up a collection of what visitors and residents have been up to these past months. Gathe...

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Top 10 Events in March

1. Blippi the Musical Wednesday, March 2 at 6:00 p.m. at Majed J. Nesheiwat Convention Center, Poughkeepsie Blippi the Musical brings the e...

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Hudson Valley Restaurant Week | Spring 2022

Hudson Valley Restaurant Week is back again for Spring 2022! Make your reservations for March 21 - April 3, 2022. Dutchess County menus highlight...

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February Featured Photographer: Joel Sheveck

See Dutchess in the winter from the perspective of this month's Featured Photographer.  1. What's your name and where can people fin...

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Top 10 Events in February

From participating in a murder mystery delight just in time for Valentine's Day to a sneak peek of a new exhibit at Franklin D. Roosevelt Library ...

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10 Winter Cocktails to Sip this Season in Dutchess

After you’ve taken a drive through Dutchess County's frosty landscape, stop in for a taste of one of these ten delicious cocktails...

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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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Top 10 Events in January

From comedy nights to live music to embarking on the first hike of 2022, here are our Top 10 Events in January!  1. First Day Hikes Ja...

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Best of 2021: Featured Photographer

As the year closes out, we wanted to highlight the inspiring work of our 2021 Featured Photographers. Not only did they share with us t...

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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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December Top 10 Events

Tis’ the season for holiday shows, shopping, and celebration! From bright new festive attractions to dancing to the classics, browse our Top 10 ...

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November Featured Photographer: Teresa Horgan

Be inspired by Dutchess' delicious culinary scene this holiday season! From formal celebrations to chatting over flavorful spreads with frien...

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