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Your Guide to a Cold Spring Getaway

Enjoy a Small-Town Escape on the Outskirts of the Big City
When it comes to classic, small-town charm, Cold Spring’s boutique-lined streets and riverfront views rival that of a New England postcard.

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Chapel Restoration: Cold Spring's Riverside Cultural Mecca

When this little riverside chapel first opened in 1834, people came by riverboat to see the first Catholic church north of Manhattan and the West Point band made the mountains ring. These days, it's a cornucopia of ecumenical culture — complete with a pipe organ and some of the most slammin' sunset views the Hudson Valley can offer. Come get to know The Chapel Restoration.

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10 of Our Favorite Restaurants in Putnam County

Amidst the thousands of acres of preserved forests, lakes, and state parks, Putnam County has fewer residents and vibrant town centers than other counties of the same land mass. While it's always had its share of diners and delis, the last 10 years have seen the local Putnam County restaurant scene spread out and diversify. Now, no matter where in the county you are, you're close to a delicious meal. Here are 10 of our favorite restaurants in Putnam County.

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6 Swoon-Worthy Putnam County Wedding Venues

Planning your Hudson Valley wedding? These six venues in Putnam County offer a blend of downstate convenience and upstate scenery, including sweeping views of the Hudson River and the Catskill. Whether your wedding fantasy involves a country club, a farm, or an historic mansion, whether you want waterside casual with a barbecue smoking or black-tie elegance beneath a crystal chandelier, these six versatile venues are ready to help you bring the day (or weekend) of your dreams to vivid life.

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Where the Country Begins: Winter Sports, Shopping, and Nightlife in Putnam County

Situated amidst the splendor of the Hudson Highlands, equidistant from Manhattan or Kingston, Putnam County boasts access to nature, restaurants and bars, and boutiques. It's hard to pick and choose what to do on your first visit, but here are 4 can't-miss Putnam County attractions.

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