Bring your bike, lace up your boots, grab the bridle for an adventure outdoors in upstate New York. Make the most of the Hudson River Valley landscape. Outdoor recreation in Dutchess County includes biking, hiking, horseback riding, golf, kayaking, archery and skeet shooting.


Travel Itineraries


Road Trip: Fresh Food, Fresh Air If you’re planning a summertime getaway, time outdoors and good eats are your top priorities. Dutchess County serves up plenty of both, so come for the weekend – you won’t regret it. Saturday Take... Read More »
Top 10 Gardens to Visit this Summer 1. Beatrix Farrand Garden at Bellefield, Hyde Park Beatrix Farrand, one of America's first female landscape architects, created these enclosed formal gardens in 1912. The garden is well known for... Read More »
Top 10 Places to Picnic There is no better way to enjoy the incredible beauty of Dutchess County during the summer months than to pack a picnic and head out to one of these spectacular spots! 1. Bowdoin Park, Wappingers... Read More »


Saturday, Jul 20th, 2019 - 8:00 am- 4:00 pm - Annual Dutchess Dragon Boat Race and Festival Read More »
Saturday, Jul 27th, 2019 - 12:00 pm- 6:00 pm - Annual Latin American Festival in Poughkeepsie Read More »
Friday, Aug 2nd, 2019 - 5:00 pm- 8:30 pm - First Friday in Poughkeepsie Celebration - Anniversary Party at The Walkway Over The Hudson! Read More »
Saturday, Aug 3rd, 2019 - 12:00 pm - Wassaic Project Summer Festival Read More »
Saturday, Aug 10th, 2019 - 10:00 am- 9:00 pm - Beacon Second Saturday Read More »





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