The Hudson Valley Region
Numerous towns and cities call the Hudson Valley region home, from Newburgh to Kingston to Rhinebeck. With its distinctive balance of nature and culture, there’s no shortage of things to see, do, and experience in the Hudson Valley area. Hudson River towns, like Beacon and Poughkeepsie, enjoy waterfront views and activities, and scenic hikes and bike trails are readily available to the towns that are nestled among the Shawangunk and Catskill Mountains, like Woodstock and New Paltz.
Brian P. J. Cronin travels along the shores of the Hudson River, photographed by Thomas Smith.
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While snapping shots of Orange County for this month's issue, Thomas Smith made a long detour capturing Cornwall Little League baseball and all the drama that is pee-wee sports.
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Check out these 10 cool facts about Kingston.
Susan Piperato explores Kingston as it discovers its identity as a vibrant small city.
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David King explores the college town, from SUNY New Paltz to the Shawangunks.
A few things you may not have known about the quintessential college town.
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These towns maintain the charm of a land rich with history and culture.
A run-down of memorable places to see, the best events to attend, and every Warwick and Orange County related fun-fact in one article.
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Hudson Valley Counties
Chronogram’s coverage of the Hudson Valley spans nine counties that line each side of the Hudson River. The northern region of the Hudson Valley extends into Columbia County’s scenic farmland and borders the Berkshires in Massachusetts. The southern Hudson Valley region spans through Putnam County and Northern Westchester, and the mid Hudson Valley includes Ulster and Dutchess Counties, which are connected by the Walkway Over the Hudson, the longest, elevated pedestrian bridge in the world.
Hudson Valley Towns and Cities
Every town and city in the Hudson Valley area has something different to offer. From panoramic views to acclaimed restaurants to world-class museums, a trip to any Hudson Valley town is a singularly rewarding experience. Take some time to explore our coverage of the towns and cities of the Hudson Valley, and discover the different cultural elements that they contribute to the region as a whole.