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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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November Farm Fresh Recipes: Holiday Menu Edition Farmers are the backbone that make Dutchess County one of the richest agricultural experiences in the Northeast. We’re excited about our series of...
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Dutchess Holiday Shopping Events With the holidays right around the corner, supporting our local artisans, makers, and businesses is important - especially this year. We’ve compiled...
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Fall Foliage Photos Dutchess County
Top 10 Fall Photos of 2020 There's no denying that fall is a magical season in Dutchess County. Scenic beauty sweeps the region, with leaves painting the landscape in bright...
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Book Your Winter Getaway at these Standalone Properties in Dutchess Escape to Dutchess and stay in your own space! These properties offer the option to book a fully private accommodation, where guests have the entire house/cottage/annex...
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Dutchess County Christmas Tree Farms
Choose Your Christmas Tree in Dutchess Tis’ the season for hot cocoa, twinkling lights and jolly treats! As Christmas approaches, gather your family and make the season merry with a trip...
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2020 Holiday Gift Guide As we approach the holiday season, don’t leave shopping until the last minute. Whether you’re a resident or planning a visit to the area, this...
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Heated Outdoor Dining in Dutchess Many look forward to the thaw of winter to welcome warmer temperatures and the return of outdoor dining. This year is a bit different, as the pandemic...
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Dutchess Tourism| Hudson Valley Photography
November Featured Photographer: Jane Haslam What is your name and where can people find your work? Hi I’m Jane, I have a rather lovely English accent and have my own photography studio and...
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Kathleen Marshall - Anderson Center for Autism
Accessible Travel Series: Kathleen Marshall from Anderson Center for Autism Dutchess Tourism is committed to continuing to learn about ways we can make our destination more accessible. By communicating with local attractions,...
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Hudson Valley Restaurant Week - Dutchess County New York
Hudson Valley Restaurant Week is Back! After the pandemic threw a wrench in Spring Hudson Valley Restaurant Week, it’s officially back for the Fall season – November 9-22, 2020. We've...
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Coffee Shops in Dutchess County
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 with a...
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Guide to the Perfect Autumnal Road Trip These days, many of us are craving a change of scenery - whether that means getting out of town or creating a special staycation! We’re breaking...
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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month in Dutchess Para leer este artículo en español, haga clic aquí. During Hispanic Heritage Month, Latin Americans express and celebrate their...
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Apple and Pumpkin Picking Dutchess County
Pick-Your-Own Apples and Pumpkins at These Dutchess Farms Fall is here, so bring on the crisp apples, sweet cider donuts and perfect pumpkins! Farms offer an ideal outdoor activity for friends and family,...
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Farm Fresh Recipes | Apple Cider Donuts
September Farm Fresh Recipes Farmers are the backbone that make Dutchess County one of the richest agricultural experiences in the Northeast. We’re excited about our series of...
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Fall Foliage Dutchess County New York
Best Places to View Fall Foliage Enjoying time outdoors is ideal these days. Here are just a dozen of the many terrific spots to view nature's bursts of color in Dutchess County during...
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Dutchess Tourism| Hudson Valley Photography
September Featured Photographer: Julian Diamond What is your name and where can people find your work? My name is Julian Diamond, and I’m a landscape and night photographer based in the heart...
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Dutchess County Book Stores
Top 10 Local Shops for Book Lovers Getting lost in the aisles of a local bookstore is only one of the many charming things you can do in Dutchess. Explore the nooks and crannies of our Top...
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Drafts and Craft Spirits: Dutchess County Road Trip
Dutchess Drafts and Craft Beverages - Summer 2020 Update Which Dutchess breweries, distilleries, cideries and even a new meadery are open right now? What are they offering in terms of seating options and new...
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Dutchess Tourism | Outdoor Concerts
A Dozen Outdoor Music Events in Dutchess Summer is the perfect time to have a night out, and there is no better (and safe) activity to enjoy than an outdoor concert! Here are our A Dozen Outdoor...
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Wine and Cheese Lovers Dutchess County
Dutchess County's Wine & Cheese Lovers Handbook Enjoying a bottle of wine and a spread of cheeses on the beautiful grounds of one of our local vineyards, or at home on your patio is a great way to spend...
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Dutchess Tourism | Picnic Spots
Top 10 Picnic Spots- Updated for 2020 Although the summer is looking a bit different this year, we can still enjoy the incredible beauty of Dutchess County! Head out to one of these spectacular...
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Dutchess Tourism | Farm Recipes
July Farm Fresh Recipes One of the many things you’ll experience when visiting Dutchess County is its popular agricultural scene. Home to many notable, family-owned...
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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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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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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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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... Read More about Winter Road Trip to These Quaint Towns

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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November Farm Fresh Recipes: Holiday Menu Edition
Farmers are the backbone that make Dutchess County one of the richest agricultural experiences in the Northeast. We’re excited about our series of... Read More about November Farm Fresh Recipes: Holiday Menu Edition

November Farm Fresh Recipes: Holiday Menu Edition Farmers are the backbone that make Dutchess County one of the richest agricultural experiences in the Northeast. We’re excited about our series of...
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Dutchess Holiday Shopping Events
With the holidays right around the corner, supporting our local artisans, makers, and businesses is important - especially this year. We’ve compiled... Read More about Dutchess Holiday Shopping Events

Dutchess Holiday Shopping Events With the holidays right around the corner, supporting our local artisans, makers, and businesses is important - especially this year. We’ve compiled...
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Top 10 Fall Photos of 2020
There's no denying that fall is a magical season in Dutchess County. Scenic beauty sweeps the region, with leaves painting the landscape in bright... Read More about Top 10 Fall Photos of 2020

Fall Foliage Photos Dutchess County
Top 10 Fall Photos of 2020 There's no denying that fall is a magical season in Dutchess County. Scenic beauty sweeps the region, with leaves painting the landscape in bright...
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Book Your Winter Getaway at these Standalone Properties in Dutchess
Escape to Dutchess and stay in your own space! These properties offer the option to book a fully private accommodation, where guests have the entire house/cottage/annex... Read More about Book Your Winter Getaway at these Standalone Properties in Dutchess

Book Your Winter Getaway at these Standalone Properties in Dutchess Escape to Dutchess and stay in your own space! These properties offer the option to book a fully private accommodation, where guests have the entire house/cottage/annex...
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Choose Your Christmas Tree in Dutchess
Tis’ the season for hot cocoa, twinkling lights and jolly treats! As Christmas approaches, gather your family and make the season merry with a trip... Read More about Choose Your Christmas Tree in Dutchess

Dutchess County Christmas Tree Farms
Choose Your Christmas Tree in Dutchess Tis’ the season for hot cocoa, twinkling lights and jolly treats! As Christmas approaches, gather your family and make the season merry with a trip...
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2020 Holiday Gift Guide
As we approach the holiday season, don’t leave shopping until the last minute. Whether you’re a resident or planning a visit to the area, this... Read More about 2020 Holiday Gift Guide

2020 Holiday Gift Guide As we approach the holiday season, don’t leave shopping until the last minute. Whether you’re a resident or planning a visit to the area, this...
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Heated Outdoor Dining in Dutchess
Many look forward to the thaw of winter to welcome warmer temperatures and the return of outdoor dining. This year is a bit different, as the pandemic... Read More about Heated Outdoor Dining in Dutchess

Heated Outdoor Dining in Dutchess Many look forward to the thaw of winter to welcome warmer temperatures and the return of outdoor dining. This year is a bit different, as the pandemic...
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November Featured Photographer: Jane Haslam
What is your name and where can people find your work? Hi I’m Jane, I have a rather lovely English accent and have my own photography studio and... Read More about November Featured Photographer: Jane Haslam

Dutchess Tourism| Hudson Valley Photography
November Featured Photographer: Jane Haslam What is your name and where can people find your work? Hi I’m Jane, I have a rather lovely English accent and have my own photography studio and...
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Top 10 Events in November
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 November

Dutchess Tourism | Soukup Farms
Top 10 Events in November 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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Accessible Travel Series: Kathleen Marshall from Anderson Center for Autism
Dutchess Tourism is committed to continuing to learn about ways we can make our destination more accessible. By communicating with local attractions,... Read More about Accessible Travel Series: Kathleen Marshall from Anderson Center for Autism

Kathleen Marshall - Anderson Center for Autism
Accessible Travel Series: Kathleen Marshall from Anderson Center for Autism Dutchess Tourism is committed to continuing to learn about ways we can make our destination more accessible. By communicating with local attractions,...
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October Farm Fresh Recipes: Holiday Menu Edition
Farmers are the backbone that make Dutchess County one of the richest agricultural experiences in the Northeast. We’re excited about our series of... Read More about October Farm Fresh Recipes: Holiday Menu Edition

October Farm Fresh Recipes: Holiday Menu Edition Farmers are the backbone that make Dutchess County one of the richest agricultural experiences in the Northeast. We’re excited about our series of...
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Hudson Valley Restaurant Week is Back!
After the pandemic threw a wrench in Spring Hudson Valley Restaurant Week, it’s officially back for the Fall season – November 9-22, 2020. We've... Read More about Hudson Valley Restaurant Week is Back!

Hudson Valley Restaurant Week - Dutchess County New York
Hudson Valley Restaurant Week is Back! After the pandemic threw a wrench in Spring Hudson Valley Restaurant Week, it’s officially back for the Fall season – November 9-22, 2020. We've...
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Where To Get Cider Donuts in Dutchess
Fall foliage, apple picking and pumpkin beer are great and all, but one of our favorite things about the season is biting into a mouthwatering farm... Read More about Where To Get Cider Donuts in Dutchess

Farm Apple Cider Donuts
Where To Get Cider Donuts in Dutchess Fall foliage, apple picking and pumpkin beer are great and all, but one of our favorite things about the season is biting into a mouthwatering farm...
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Historic Site Happenings This Fall
Programming at Dutchess’ historical sites and museums may look different this year, but it’s great to see new and altered offerings that visitors... Read More about Historic Site Happenings This Fall

Historical Happenings in Dutchess County this Fall | Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome
Historic Site Happenings This Fall Programming at Dutchess’ historical sites and museums may look different this year, but it’s great to see new and altered offerings that visitors...
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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 with a... Read More about Top 10 Coffee Shops in Dutchess

Coffee Shops in Dutchess County
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 with a...
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October Featured Photographer: Ashley from Hudson Valley Adventurer
What is your name and where can people find your work? I’m Ashley, but most people know me as the Hudson Valley Adventurer. You can find me on... Read More about October Featured Photographer: Ashley from Hudson Valley Adventurer

Dutchess Tourism| Hudson Valley Photography
October Featured Photographer: Ashley from Hudson Valley Adventurer What is your name and where can people find your work? I’m Ashley, but most people know me as the Hudson Valley Adventurer. You can find me on...
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Guide to the Perfect Autumnal Road Trip
These days, many of us are craving a change of scenery - whether that means getting out of town or creating a special staycation! We’re breaking... Read More about Guide to the Perfect Autumnal Road Trip

Guide to the Perfect Autumnal Road Trip These days, many of us are craving a change of scenery - whether that means getting out of town or creating a special staycation! We’re breaking...
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Dog-Friendly Jaunts in Dutchess
By: Whitney Bowers, Dutchess Tourism’s Director of Communications and New Dog Mom I know I'm not the only one who adopted a quarantine pup... Read More about Dog-Friendly Jaunts in Dutchess

Dog Friendly in Dutchess County
Dog-Friendly Jaunts in Dutchess By: Whitney Bowers, Dutchess Tourism’s Director of Communications and New Dog Mom I know I'm not the only one who adopted a quarantine pup...
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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month in Dutchess
Para leer este artículo en español, haga clic aquí. During Hispanic Heritage Month, Latin Americans express and celebrate their... Read More about Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month in Dutchess

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month in Dutchess Para leer este artículo en español, haga clic aquí. During Hispanic Heritage Month, Latin Americans express and celebrate their...
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Celebre el Mes de la Herencia Hispana en Dutchess
To read this article in English, click here.  Durante el Mes de la Herencia Hispana, los latinoamericanos expresan y celebran su amor por una identidad... Read More about Celebre el Mes de la Herencia Hispana en Dutchess

Celebre el Mes de la Herencia Hispana en Dutchess To read this article in English, click here.  Durante el Mes de la Herencia Hispana, los latinoamericanos expresan y celebran su amor por una identidad...
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Pick-Your-Own Apples and Pumpkins at These Dutchess Farms
Fall is here, so bring on the crisp apples, sweet cider donuts and perfect pumpkins! Farms offer an ideal outdoor activity for friends and family,... Read More about Pick-Your-Own Apples and Pumpkins at These Dutchess Farms

Apple and Pumpkin Picking Dutchess County
Pick-Your-Own Apples and Pumpkins at These Dutchess Farms Fall is here, so bring on the crisp apples, sweet cider donuts and perfect pumpkins! Farms offer an ideal outdoor activity for friends and family,...
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September Farm Fresh Recipes
Farmers are the backbone that make Dutchess County one of the richest agricultural experiences in the Northeast. We’re excited about our series of... Read More about September Farm Fresh Recipes

Farm Fresh Recipes | Apple Cider Donuts
September Farm Fresh Recipes Farmers are the backbone that make Dutchess County one of the richest agricultural experiences in the Northeast. We’re excited about our series of...
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Best Places to View Fall Foliage
Enjoying time outdoors is ideal these days. Here are just a dozen of the many terrific spots to view nature's bursts of color in Dutchess County during... Read More about Best Places to View Fall Foliage

Fall Foliage Dutchess County New York
Best Places to View Fall Foliage Enjoying time outdoors is ideal these days. Here are just a dozen of the many terrific spots to view nature's bursts of color in Dutchess County during...
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August Farm Fresh Recipes
Farmers are the backbone that make Dutchess County one of the richest agricultural experiences in the Northeast. We’re excited about our series of... Read More about August Farm Fresh Recipes

Farm Fresh Recipes | Dutchess County | Burrata
August Farm Fresh Recipes Farmers are the backbone that make Dutchess County one of the richest agricultural experiences in the Northeast. We’re excited about our series of...
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