Viewing: Hudson Valley

Pine Bush NY: UFO Capital of the Northeast and Home to the Legendary Angry Orchard Tree House

On March 12, 2018 USA Today reported that a recently declassified 2015 video documented a UFO encounter by navy pilots aboard a Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet fighter jet. This was not an isolated incident. From 1981 to 1987 there were over 25,000 reports of a boomerang-shaped unidentified flying object in and near Pine Bush NY. […] Read More

Hudson Valley Rose, Middletown, NY – A Country Weekend to Remember

Your first view of Hudson Valley Rose Bed & Breakfast in Middletown, NY is that of a tree-lined gravel road that seems to go on and on and on. Surrounded by all the lush foliage, you might be tempted to belt out the 1960s hit TV Show theme song, “Green Acres is the place to be. Farm […] Read More

Cold Spring NY: Charming Village On Scenic Hudson Valley Train Ride

WHY GO: If you squint and avoid looking at the pedestrians, Main Street in Cold Spring, New York looks like a perfectly preserved time capsule wrenched from 19th Century America. The entire center of the village was placed on the National Register of Historic Places due to its more than 200 well-preserved structures, most built […] Read More

Beacon NY; A Former Mill Town Built for Romance

** Post updated 06-18- 2018 WHY GO: Beacon NY grew up a mill town. Hunched at the foot of mountains and wedged between waterfalls and the navigable Hudson River, factories harnessing raging water eroded beauty from the landscape. Industrial waste turned the Hudson into “a sewer,” according to Beacon’s most famous resident, the late Pete […] Read More

Buttermilk Falls Inn, Milton NY and Things To Do Along The Hudson River

WHY GO: There’s something divine about the sunrise over the Hudson River – made even more so by the fact that I’m watching it unfold from my private balcony.  I’m staying in The Winterberry Room at the Buttermilk Falls Inn and Spa, and this simple pleasure can be yours as well, on blue-sky mornings. Vaulted […] Read More

Rhinecliff and Rhinebeck NY: Best of River and Country

WHY GO: Yes, the Hudson River’s Millionaire’s Row or “Great Estates” region is indeed beautiful to behold. Perhaps that’s why our moneyed ancestors (some of ours, anyway) chose to position their homes on the banks of this majestic waterway. But the tony village of Rhinebeck itself is two miles from the waterfront, still in the […] Read More

Woodstock and Phoenicia NY; Fine Food, Spa And Hiking in the Southeast Catskills

WHY GO: Plan a weekend in Woodstock NY. Yes, this is the Woodstock – best known for the famed 1969 “Peace, Love and Music” Festival that was actually held on Yasger’s Farm down the road in Bethel. The hippies have never left, and Woodstock itself has expanded to serve tie-dye wannabes, nostalgic Boomers, and retro Millennials. Nearby, the little […] Read More

Kingston NY: An Historic Hotspot on the Hudson

WHY GO: It’s hip, it’s hot, it’s contemporary, it’s historic. Kingston NY was the center of New York Government for several months, a key coal shipping port, and place where former slave, Sojourner Truth, pleaded for and won (in court) her son’s freedom. Most of the attractions and shopping are found in Upper Kingston – […] Read More

High Falls and New Paltz NY: Of Canals, Colleges, and Famous Casinos in Ulster County NY

WHY GO: Ulster County NY, which encompasses many towns including High Falls, New Paltz, Hurley, Kingston, Woodstock, Phoenicia and more, extends from the Hudson River to the foothills of the Catskill Mountains and is roughly the size of Rhode Island. How can you access all this rustic splendor, French history, architectural and engineering innovations, fantastic […] Read More

Hudson River Valley, NY: Visit Country’s Oldest Winery and Buy Discounted Designer Goods

WHY GO: The Hudson River Valley is an impressively rich agricultural region, known for individually owned small farms that supply high profile restaurants in New York City and the Northeast with outstanding meats and produce. But it’s also home to the country’s first Military Academy, WestPoint, a phenomenal outdoor sculpture park, Storm King, and the […] Read More

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