Featured Spotlights

Dutchess Tourism | Outdoor Dining
Dining Outdoors in Dutchess: Sidewalks, String Lights and Smiles (behind face coverings) While you may still be unsure about your summer plans, one thing is for certain. Our restaurants, eateries and towns are innovating to offer some pretty...
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Dutchess County Gardens | Dutchess Tourism
Dutchess County Gardens to Visit this Summer Updated for 2020 Beatrix Farrand Garden at Bellefield, Hyde Park Beatrix Farrand, one of America's first female landscape architects, created these enclosed formal...
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Dutchess County |
Top 10 Events in July Our monthly list of Top 10 Events has been altered to ensure everyone can experience Dutchess’ exciting happenings – both virtual and in-person...
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Kelley
Must-Try Ice Cream Shops in Dutchess Dutchess County truly is a place that experiences all seasons, from those cold, snowy winters, to the hot, humid summers. As things heat up for the...
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Dutchess Tourism| Hudson Valley Photography
June Featured Photographer : Brian Hogaboom What is your name and where can people find your work? My name is Brian Hogaboom and I am a local photographer from the Poughkeepsie area. I post many...
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Dutchess County Fair | Dutchess Tourism
Awards of Distinction Finalist Category Spotlight: Dutchess County Executive Overall Award What about your business / organization is inspiring to you? Dutchess County Fairgrounds: Teaching and promoting agriculture and creating family traditions. Hudson...
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Julie
Awards of Distinction Finalist Spotlight: Accessible Hospitality What about your business / organization is inspiring to you? Julie’s Jungle at Lime Kiln Park: Our inspiration comes from the people who inspire...
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On Set of I Know This Much is True | Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome
Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome gets behind-the-scenes and in the scenes of HBO's TV series "I Know This Much Is True" It’s a beautiful sunny day in Poughkeepsie. The narrow hilly streets of Little Italy are strewn with dirt, store fronts display unheard of prices,...
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Hudson Valley Landscape Photography | Dutchess County
May Featured Photographer: Maureen Gates from Sharp Images Photographic What is your name and where can people find your work? My name is Maureen Gates. You can find my work at SharpImagesPhotographic.com or @SharpImagesPhotographic...
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Community Spirit Shines Through Dutchess' Tourism Businesses We love representing a county that works together, and it's in these difficult times that it matters most! In honor of National Travel & Tourism...
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Mother
Mother's Day Brunch Recipes from Local Dutchess County Chefs Mother's Day may look a little different this year, but that doesn't mean we can't make mom feel extra special. It's the perfect opportunity...
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Spirit of St. Louis | Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome | Dutchess Tourism
HBO Discovers Treasures at Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome: Part II We continue our Spotlight about HBO filming their TV series, The Plot Against America at the Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome here in Dutchess County. With...
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Family Entertainment | Dutchess County New York
Awards of Distinction Finalist Spotlight: Family Entertainment What about your business / organization is inspiring to you? Four Brothers Drive In Theatre: We are ever changing and adapting the way movie goers can...
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Dutchess County History | Awards Finalist Spotlight
Awards of Distinction Finalist Spotlight: History Our Dutchess Tourism Awards of Distinction may have been postponed due to the current pandemic, but that's not stopping us from recognizing our amazing...
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Dutchess County Fishing Spots
Top 10 Fishing Spots in Dutchess County With all the currently instructions to stay home and follow social distancing guidelines, you may be wondering how that affects fishing season. Well the...
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Experience Dutchess County Virtually
Experience Dutchess County Virtually In quarantine? Homeschooling your kids? Or just located in another part of the country or world? You don’t have to travel far to be able to experience...
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Support Local Dutchess County Businesses
Top 10 Ways You Can Support Local Dutchess County Businesses We have all been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic in one way or another. In this time of isolation, we can continue to support one another, whether that...
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Women Who Influenced History in Dutchess County
Top 10 Women Who Influenced History in Dutchess County There are plenty of amazing Dutchess County women to celebrate. Visit these sites where many different women made history, and become inspired! Eleanor...
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Duchess County A Culinary Destination
Dutchess County: A Culinary Destination The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) was the first and only school of its kind in the United States. Originally opened in New Haven, Connecticut in...
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February Featured Photographer: Franc Palaia What is your name and where can people find your work? My name is Franc Palaia and you can find my work at www.FrancPalaia.com. Describe...
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Drafts and Craft Spirits: Dutchess County Road Trip
Drafts and Craft Spirits: Dutchess County Road Trip Road trips are generally taken during the summer, but we invite you to hop in the car with a designated driver and come to Dutchess County this winter...
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Wine and Cheese Lovers Dutchess County
Dutchess County's Wine & Cheese Lovers Handbook It’s that time again, when the temperatures dip and darkness falls before dinnertime… but it’s not all bad. Sharing a bottle of wine...
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Eastern Dutchess Experiences
Engage All of Your Senses in Eastern Dutchess When you close your eyes to remember a favorite place, you recall how it looks, sounds, smells, feels and you can even almost taste a delicious meal. Is...
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Ice Cream
Dutchess County Sweet Tooth Trail From Beacon to Red Hook, bottom to top, Dutchess County has no shortage of treats to satisfy your sweet tooth this spring. Glazed Over Donuts 315 Main...
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Rhinebeck Aerodrome
Hidden in Plain Sight: Unexpected Places in Dutchess County The world's longest elevated pedestrian park. Salt caves. Recycled castles. There are unique places throughout Dutchess County that you may not even...
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In the Spotlight

Dining Outdoors in Dutchess: Sidewalks, String Lights and Smiles (behind face coverings)
While you may still be unsure about your summer plans, one thing is for certain. Our restaurants, eateries and towns are innovating to offer some pretty... Read More about Dining Outdoors in Dutchess: Sidewalks, String Lights and Smiles (behind face coverings)

Dutchess Tourism | Outdoor Dining
Dining Outdoors in Dutchess: Sidewalks, String Lights and Smiles (behind face coverings) While you may still be unsure about your summer plans, one thing is for certain. Our restaurants, eateries and towns are innovating to offer some pretty...
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Dutchess County Gardens to Visit this Summer Updated for 2020
Beatrix Farrand Garden at Bellefield, Hyde Park Beatrix Farrand, one of America's first female landscape architects, created these enclosed formal... Read More about Dutchess County Gardens to Visit this Summer Updated for 2020

Dutchess County Gardens | Dutchess Tourism
Dutchess County Gardens to Visit this Summer Updated for 2020 Beatrix Farrand Garden at Bellefield, Hyde Park Beatrix Farrand, one of America's first female landscape architects, created these enclosed formal...
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Top 10 Events in July
Our monthly list of Top 10 Events has been altered to ensure everyone can experience Dutchess’ exciting happenings – both virtual and in-person... Read More about Top 10 Events in July

Dutchess County |
Top 10 Events in July Our monthly list of Top 10 Events has been altered to ensure everyone can experience Dutchess’ exciting happenings – both virtual and in-person...
Read More about Top 10 Events in July
Must-Try Ice Cream Shops in Dutchess
Dutchess County truly is a place that experiences all seasons, from those cold, snowy winters, to the hot, humid summers. As things heat up for the... Read More about Must-Try Ice Cream Shops in Dutchess

Kelley
Must-Try Ice Cream Shops in Dutchess Dutchess County truly is a place that experiences all seasons, from those cold, snowy winters, to the hot, humid summers. As things heat up for the...
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June Featured Photographer : Brian Hogaboom
What is your name and where can people find your work? My name is Brian Hogaboom and I am a local photographer from the Poughkeepsie area. I post many... Read More about June Featured Photographer : Brian Hogaboom

Dutchess Tourism| Hudson Valley Photography
June Featured Photographer : Brian Hogaboom What is your name and where can people find your work? My name is Brian Hogaboom and I am a local photographer from the Poughkeepsie area. I post many...
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Animal Lover's Guide to Dutchess County
Whether you’re looking for family fun or a unique encounter, this Animal Lover’s Guide to Dutchess County has a little bit of everything! Here... Read More about Animal Lover's Guide to Dutchess County

Dutchess County Fair Grounds | Dutchess Tourism
Animal Lover's Guide to Dutchess County Whether you’re looking for family fun or a unique encounter, this Animal Lover’s Guide to Dutchess County has a little bit of everything! Here...
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Top 10 Dutchess-made Specialty Food Products
Dutchess is home to many local food producers that will satisfy every craving, from the sweet to the savory and spicy. You can shop their products locally... Read More about Top 10 Dutchess-made Specialty Food Products

Top 10 Dutchess-made Specialty Food Products Dutchess is home to many local food producers that will satisfy every craving, from the sweet to the savory and spicy. You can shop their products locally...
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Top 10 Underrated Things to Do in Poughkeepsie
Whether you’ve never been to Poughkeepsie or you consider yourself an expert visitor, there are so many underrated things to explore in the Queen... Read More about Top 10 Underrated Things to Do in Poughkeepsie

Top 10 Underrated Things to Do in Poughkeepsie Whether you’ve never been to Poughkeepsie or you consider yourself an expert visitor, there are so many underrated things to explore in the Queen...
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Top 10 Ways to Enjoy the Hudson River in Dutchess
The impressive Hudson River is actually a tidal estuary, an arm of the sea where salty sea water meets fresh water running off the land. Native tribes... Read More about Top 10 Ways to Enjoy the Hudson River in Dutchess

Top 10 Ways to Enjoy the Hudson River in Dutchess The impressive Hudson River is actually a tidal estuary, an arm of the sea where salty sea water meets fresh water running off the land. Native tribes...
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Awards of Distinction Finalist Category Spotlight: Dutchess County Executive Overall Award
What about your business / organization is inspiring to you? Dutchess County Fairgrounds: Teaching and promoting agriculture and creating family traditions. Hudson... Read More about Awards of Distinction Finalist Category Spotlight: Dutchess County Executive Overall Award

Dutchess County Fair | Dutchess Tourism
Awards of Distinction Finalist Category Spotlight: Dutchess County Executive Overall Award What about your business / organization is inspiring to you? Dutchess County Fairgrounds: Teaching and promoting agriculture and creating family traditions. Hudson...
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Awards of Distinction Finalist Spotlight: Accessible Hospitality
What about your business / organization is inspiring to you? Julie’s Jungle at Lime Kiln Park: Our inspiration comes from the people who inspire... Read More about Awards of Distinction Finalist Spotlight: Accessible Hospitality

Julie
Awards of Distinction Finalist Spotlight: Accessible Hospitality What about your business / organization is inspiring to you? Julie’s Jungle at Lime Kiln Park: Our inspiration comes from the people who inspire...
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On Set of I Know This Much is True | Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome
Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome gets behind-the-scenes and in the scenes of HBO's TV series "I Know This Much Is True" It’s a beautiful sunny day in Poughkeepsie. The narrow hilly streets of Little Italy are strewn with dirt, store fronts display unheard of prices,...
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Awards of Distinction Finalist Spotlight: Outdoors
What about your business / organization is inspiring to you? Beatrix Farrand Garden Association: Our garden was designed by Beatrix Farrand in 1912... Read More about Awards of Distinction Finalist Spotlight: Outdoors

Outdoor Award | Dutchess Tourism Inc
Awards of Distinction Finalist Spotlight: Outdoors What about your business / organization is inspiring to you? Beatrix Farrand Garden Association: Our garden was designed by Beatrix Farrand in 1912...
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May Featured Photographer: Maureen Gates from Sharp Images Photographic
What is your name and where can people find your work? My name is Maureen Gates. You can find my work at SharpImagesPhotographic.com or @SharpImagesPhotographic... Read More about May Featured Photographer: Maureen Gates from Sharp Images Photographic

Hudson Valley Landscape Photography | Dutchess County
May Featured Photographer: Maureen Gates from Sharp Images Photographic What is your name and where can people find your work? My name is Maureen Gates. You can find my work at SharpImagesPhotographic.com or @SharpImagesPhotographic...
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Awards of Distinction Finalist Spotlight: Culinary
What about your business / organization is inspiring to you? Sunflour Bakery: The joy our food brings to our customers, and the smiles on their faces... Read More about Awards of Distinction Finalist Spotlight: Culinary

Culinary Award | Dutchess Tourism Inc
Awards of Distinction Finalist Spotlight: Culinary What about your business / organization is inspiring to you? Sunflour Bakery: The joy our food brings to our customers, and the smiles on their faces...
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Community Spirit Shines Through Dutchess' Tourism Businesses
We love representing a county that works together, and it's in these difficult times that it matters most! In honor of National Travel & Tourism... Read More about Community Spirit Shines Through Dutchess' Tourism Businesses

Community Spirit Shines Through Dutchess' Tourism Businesses We love representing a county that works together, and it's in these difficult times that it matters most! In honor of National Travel & Tourism...
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Mother's Day Brunch Recipes from Local Dutchess County Chefs
Mother's Day may look a little different this year, but that doesn't mean we can't make mom feel extra special. It's the perfect opportunity... Read More about Mother's Day Brunch Recipes from Local Dutchess County Chefs

Mother
Mother's Day Brunch Recipes from Local Dutchess County Chefs Mother's Day may look a little different this year, but that doesn't mean we can't make mom feel extra special. It's the perfect opportunity...
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Awards of Distinction Finalist Spotlight: Hospitality Service
What about your business / organization is inspiring to you? Adam Pregno, Marriott International: Marriott, the company I work for, is inspiring to... Read More about Awards of Distinction Finalist Spotlight: Hospitality Service

Hospitality Service Award of Distinction Finalists | Dutchess Tourism
Awards of Distinction Finalist Spotlight: Hospitality Service What about your business / organization is inspiring to you? Adam Pregno, Marriott International: Marriott, the company I work for, is inspiring to...
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Awards of Distinction Finalist Spotlight: Art
What about your business / organization is inspiring to you? Bridge Music: Using the structure of the Mid-Hudson Bridge to create music; delivering... Read More about Awards of Distinction Finalist Spotlight: Art

Dutchess Tourism Art Award of Distinction Finalists
Awards of Distinction Finalist Spotlight: Art What about your business / organization is inspiring to you? Bridge Music: Using the structure of the Mid-Hudson Bridge to create music; delivering...
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HBO Discovers Treasures at Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome: Part II
We continue our Spotlight about HBO filming their TV series, The Plot Against America at the Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome here in Dutchess County. With... Read More about HBO Discovers Treasures at Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome: Part II

Spirit of St. Louis | Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome | Dutchess Tourism
HBO Discovers Treasures at Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome: Part II We continue our Spotlight about HBO filming their TV series, The Plot Against America at the Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome here in Dutchess County. With...
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HBO Discovers Treasures at Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome: Part I
In their search for the ideal location to recreate historical footage for their TV series The Plot Against America; the HBO production team found themselves... Read More about HBO Discovers Treasures at Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome: Part I

Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome | Spirit of St. Louis | Dutchess Tourism
HBO Discovers Treasures at Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome: Part I In their search for the ideal location to recreate historical footage for their TV series The Plot Against America; the HBO production team found themselves...
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Virtual Arts and Culture Experiences in Dutchess
Arts Mid-Hudson    Arts Mid-Hudson is celebrating National Poetry Month! Take their Virtual Gallery Tour of Poets Respond to Art here.... Read More about Virtual Arts and Culture Experiences in Dutchess

Virtual Art and Culture in Dutchess County New York
Virtual Arts and Culture Experiences in Dutchess Arts Mid-Hudson    Arts Mid-Hudson is celebrating National Poetry Month! Take their Virtual Gallery Tour of Poets Respond to Art here....
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Awards of Distinction Finalist Spotlight: Family Entertainment
What about your business / organization is inspiring to you? Four Brothers Drive In Theatre: We are ever changing and adapting the way movie goers can... Read More about Awards of Distinction Finalist Spotlight: Family Entertainment

Family Entertainment | Dutchess County New York
Awards of Distinction Finalist Spotlight: Family Entertainment What about your business / organization is inspiring to you? Four Brothers Drive In Theatre: We are ever changing and adapting the way movie goers can...
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Awards of Distinction Finalist Spotlight: History
Our Dutchess Tourism Awards of Distinction may have been postponed due to the current pandemic, but that's not stopping us from recognizing our amazing... Read More about Awards of Distinction Finalist Spotlight: History

Dutchess County History | Awards Finalist Spotlight
Awards of Distinction Finalist Spotlight: History Our Dutchess Tourism Awards of Distinction may have been postponed due to the current pandemic, but that's not stopping us from recognizing our amazing...
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April Featured Photographer: Keith Perry of Hudson Valley Drones
What is your name and where can people find your work? My name is Keith Perry, and I'm the owner of Hudson Valley Drones. You can check us out on... Read More about April Featured Photographer: Keith Perry of Hudson Valley Drones

Hudson Valley Drones Photography | Dutchess County
April Featured Photographer: Keith Perry of Hudson Valley Drones What is your name and where can people find your work? My name is Keith Perry, and I'm the owner of Hudson Valley Drones. You can check us out on...
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