A Guide to Hudson Valley Towns

HV Towns

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.


Effortless Ideal: The Village of Rhinebeck

Rhinebeck, NY’s elegant, historic architecture enrobes a diverse array of restaurants and shops, and a vibrant, engaged community.

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The Inaugural Phoenicia Magic Festival

If you're looking for magic this summer, look no further than the Phoenicia Playhouse, which will host its debut Phoenicia Magic Festival this July 26-28.

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Inaugural Poughkeepsie Pride Weekend to be Held June 7-9

Save the date: Poughkeepsie will be celebrating its first Pride Weekend celebration June7-9. The event will be hosted by the Dutchess County Pride Center who is organizing a series of events over a two-day period. There will be poetry readings, live music, and a theatrical performance, all leading up to a LGBTQ pride parade. Numerous local businesses and politicians will be in attendance to show support for the cause. Dutchess County Pride Center hopes to foster a safe space for the queer community and its allies to express themselves freely.

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Development in the Spotlight: Beacon, NY

Fifteen years after the launch of Dia, Beacon is no longer a “best-kept secret,” drawing tourists, artists, and developers in droves.

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Planning a Trip to Harriman State Park? Here's Where to Eat and Stay

Nail Your Next Rockland County Getaway
Sloatsburg, NY and the nearby Harriman State Park, offer countless opportunities for outdoor adventuring from hiking and camping to rockclimbing and downhill biking; plus a wide range of restaurants, cafes, shops, and inns.

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Forging Ahead: Newburgh, NY

Last spring’s tornado may have set the waterfront city back a few months, but Newburgh’s tide of revitalization is advancing with a vengeance.

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Thornwillow Makers Village: A Creative Community in Newburgh

Changes are coming to Newburgh in the form of a community art space.

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Sweet on Saugerties: The Waterfront Town's Evolving Identity

A confluence of equestrian tourism, the arts, and dedicated entrepreneurs have kept the quaint waterfront town of Saugerties on its toes.

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The Arts Lead Poughkeepsie's Transformation

The arts community is at the center of the current wave of revitalization that's taking place in the Queen City.

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Hudson River Housing Creates Jobs & Homes

Hudson River Housing is creating a more inclusive community with outreach programs, jobs and housing.

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Poughkeepsie's Trolley Barn Chugs Along

The Crown Jewel of a Dedicated Arts Campus
The recently renovated Poughkeepsie Trolley Barn has just opened its

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Poughkeepsie's Kings Court Hotel Becomes a Cultural Icon Once Again

40 Cannon Street is Transformed into a Community Hub
From glam 20th-Century hotel to fire-smote ruins, 40 Cannon Street in Poughkeepsie had several lives before its current incarnation as a mixed-use building with blend of luxury apartments and commercial spaces, including a craft brewery, wine bar, and art gallery.

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An Insider's Guide to Great Barrington

The Middle of Everywhere
Some things you might not have known about Great Barrington, Massachusetts.

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Hudson Valley Events

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A Bronx Tale: The Musical (Touring) @ Shubert Theatre

A Bronx Tale: The Musical (Touring)

Thu., June 27, 7:30 p.m.
Acting Out: Exhibition drawn from the Marieluise Hessel Collection @ Bard College: Hessel Museum of Art

Acting Out: Exhibition drawn from the Marieluise Hessel Collection

Thursdays-Sundays. Continues through Oct. 13 — "Acting Out" takes its prompt from artist Leigh Ledare's "The Task," a...

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