In the Spotlight

Top 10 Places to Get Ice Cream in Dutchess

Dutchess County truly is a place that experiences all seasons, from those cold, snowy winters, to the hot, humid summers. As things start to heat up o...

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June Featured Photographer: Tanner Townsend and Pedro Sousa

Experience Dutchess' culinary scene through this month's featured photographer! Learn more about how this local duo captures these mouth-water...

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Perfect Pairings: Dutchess County Wines and Local Cheese

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 s...

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Springtime Recipes Using Local Dutchess Ingredients

Springtime in Dutchess County! The scenic landscape is in bloom, farms come alive, and restaurants offer dining a la fresco. It's a beautiful...

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Top 10 Events in June

Our monthly list of Top 10 Events has been altered to ensure everyone can experience Dutchess’ exciting happenings – both virtual and in-p...

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May Featured Photographer: Ashley Napoli

Seeing Dutchess County through our visitor's eyes is one of our favorite ways to experience our area! Meet this month's featured photographer ...

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Dutchess County Sweet Tooth Trail - Updated for 2021

From Beacon to Red Hook, bottom to top, Dutchess County has no shortage of treats to satisfy your sweet tooth this spring. Samuel’s Sweet Sho...

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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 a heart rate and challenging trails...

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Dine at These New Dutchess County Restaurants

Il Figlio Enoteca, Fishkill Experience exceptional Italian food at Il Figlio Enoteca! This newly renovated space is waiting to welcome you, and cur...

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April Featured Photographer: Erica Leman

Each month Dutchess Tourism features a local photographer to help showcase Dutchess County. This month meet Erica Leman of Sweet Alice Photography! Fr...

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Wedding Venues in Dutchess County

After an unprecedented year, we're excited to welcome couples from near and far to say their 'I Do's' in Dutchess! Explore a variety o...

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Accessible Travel Series: Jeffrey Urbin from the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum

Dutchess Tourism is committed to continuing to learn about ways we can make our destination more accessible. By communicating with local attracti...

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Outdoor Dining This Spring

With spring quickly approaching, we can’t be the only ones looking forward to patio meals on fresh, sunny days! Enjoy Dutchess cuisine al fresco...

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Support Black-Owned Businesses in Dutchess

In February we celebrate Black History Month, but let’s go beyond just one month and continue to honor and support Black businesses, Black cultu...

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March Featured Photographer: Kimberly Glatz

Each month Dutchess Tourism features a local photographer to help showcase the beauty of Dutchess County. This month meet Kimberly Glatz! See ...

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Create an At-Home Spa Experience with These Local Products

There are plenty of reasons to be feeling stressed right now. We're in the middle of a pandemic. Maybe you're a healthcare worker. A teacher. ...

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Staff Picks: Favorite Pizza in Dutchess

Happy National Pizza Day! In honor, our staff is sharing their favorite spots to grab a slice (or pie!) in Dutchess County.  Emiliano’s,...

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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 attracti...

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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...

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Dog-Friendly Jaunts in Dutchess

Whitney Bowers, New Dog Mom I know I'm not the only one who adopted a quarantine pup during these strange times! Having a canine cuddle bu...

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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 ...

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Dutchess Drafts and Craft Beverages

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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Top 10 Picnic Spots

Warmer months means we get to enjoy the incredible beauty of Dutchess County! Head out to one of these spectacular spots for a perfect day of picnicki...

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Summer 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-owne...

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Dutchess County Gardens to Visit this Spring

Beatrix Farrand Garden at Bellefield, Hyde Park Beatrix Farrand, one of America's first female landscape architects, created these enclosed for...

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