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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.


A Guide to Walden & Montgomery

This slice of Hudson Valley heartland has a gift for doing world-class work while holding on to that down-to-earth soul, an unpretentious excellence. Here's a guide to the history, happenings, and cultural life of Walden, Wallkill and Montgomery.

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The Fuller Building Reborn

A Midtown Shirt Factory is Transformed into a Office Spaces and Studios for Creatives
The Fuller Building is a project of architect Scott Dutton, an adaptive reuse specialist who is in the midst of rehabbing the massive 67,000-square-foot building which formerly housed the Fuller Shirt Factory.

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BIG IDEA: Downing Park in Newburgh

Sleeping Giant
The final collaboration of landscape designers Frederick Law Olmstead and Calvert Vaux was the 35-acre Downing Park in Newburgh. The park, which opened in 1897 fell into disrepair over the years, but has now been revitalized and returned to its place as a community meeting spot.

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Gaining Velocity: Wappingers Falls, Hopewell Junction, Fishkill

Together, Wappingers Falls, Hopewell Junction, and Fishkill are rising from hardship to revival through renovations.

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Change is A'Comin: What's New in New Paltz

The college town of New Paltz, New York is a center for arts, nature, and education in the Hudson Valley.

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A Guide to Kingston

Explore all that Kingston, New York has to offer.

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Margaretville Rises Above the Flood Waters

After being razed by back-to-back hurricanes, Margaretville's prospects seemed pretty bleak. But the Delaware County town is scrappy, and its residents came together to clean up the mess and start over. Now the village Main Street is a mecca of small business.

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A Guide to Columbia and Greene Counties: Hudson and Catskill

Discover what Hudson and Catskill offer the regions of Columbia and Greene Counties.

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A Guide to Ulster County Towns: Woodstock and Saugerties

Discover the quaint, neighboring New York towns of Woodstock and Saugerties.

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A Guide to Peekskill

Discover the town of Peekskill in Westchester County, NY.

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A Guide to Towns: Poughkeepsie and Central Dutchess County

Poughkeepsie has changed over the years. Here's the story of the "queen city" of the Hudson and surrounding Dutchess County towns.

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A Guide to Orange County Towns: Warwick and Sugar Loaf

During summer, the creativity and rich black dirt of the Warwick Valley are in high gear; fresh food’s sizzling on the grill, libations are flowing, and the music’s throbbing.

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Hudson Valley Events

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The Art of New York: Annual Juried Art Show @ Canajoharie Library & Arkell Museum

The Art of New York: Annual Juried Art Show

Tuesdays-Sundays. Continues through Dec. 30 — Juror Corey Pitkin, local, national, and international competition winner and painting instructor,...
LGBTQ+Ability Discussion Group @ Taconic Resources

LGBTQ+Ability Discussion Group

Second Tuesday of every month, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Continues through Dec. 31 — Discussion and support group for folks who identity as LGBTQ+ and as...

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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.