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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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,...Read More
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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!
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...Read More
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.
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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
The programs provided by this agency are partially funded by monies received from the County of Dutchess. This is an Equal Opportunity Program. Discrimination is prohibited by Federal Law. Complaints of discrimination may be filed with USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, Washington, DC 20250.