In the Spotlight

September Featured Photographer: #MyDutchessStory

As the season comes to an end, this month's featured photographer shifts perspectives to share some of our visitor's favorite summer mome...

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Top 10 Places to View Fall Foliage

Fall is a magical time in Dutchess County. Yellows, oranges and reds sweep the treetops, making it an ideal fall destination. Plan a roadtrip and...

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Top 10 Boutique Hotels and BnBs in Dutchess

Whether it's nature, culture or romance you're seeking, Dutchess has it all. Explore our Top 10 Boutique Hotels and Bed and Breakfasts for you...

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Awards of Distinction: Mary Kay Vrba Spirit Award

The Mary Kay Vrba Spirit Award honors an individual who embodies the qualities Mary Kay Vrba, past President & CEO of Dutchess Tourism, repre...

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Awards of Distinction Finalist Spotlight: Arts

Congratulations to the Arts Award of Distinction Finalists! Barrett Art Center, Poughkeepsie Bridge Music, Mid-Hudson Bridge, Poughkeepsie K...

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Awards of Distinction Finalist Spotlight: Culinary

Congratulations to the Culinary Award of Distinction Finalists! Essie’s Restaurant, Poughkeepsie Kings Highway Cider Shack at McEnroe O...

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Awards of Distinction Finalist Spotlight: History

 Congratulations to the History Award of Distinction Finalists! Brinckerhoff House Historic Site | East Fishkill Historical Society, East...

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Awards of Distinction Finalist Spotlight: Family Entertainment

Congratulations to the Family Entertainment Award of Distinction Finalists! The CENTER for Performing Arts, Rhinebeck Kelly’s Creamery ...

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Awards of Distinction Finalist Spotlight: Outdoors

Congratulations to the Outdoors Award of Distinction Finalists! Innisfree Garden, Millbrook Stony Kill Foundation, Wappingers Falls Winnakee...

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Awards of Distinction Finalist Spotlight: Accessible Hospitality

Congratulations to the Accessible Hospitality Award of Distinction Finalists! Dutchess County Parks Village of Rhinebeck Walkway Over the Hu...

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Awards of Distinction Finalist Spotlight: Hospitality Service

Congratulations to the Hospitality Service Award of Distinction Finalists! Valerie Barone, Manager, Social Media Manager & Bartender ...

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Awards of Distinction Finalist Spotlight: Dutchess County Executive's Award for Overall Distinction

Congratulations to the Dutchess County Executive's Award for Overall Distinction Finalists! Revel 32, Poughkeepsie Sloop Brewing Co., Eas...

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Accessible Travel Series: Marc Molinaro & Andy Imperati Collaborate on ThinkDIFFERENTLY Thursday at the Dutchess County Fair

Dutchess Tourism is committed to continuing to learn about ways we can make our destination more accessible. By communicating with local attractions, ...

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Fall Tasting Tour in Southern Dutchess

It’s hard to believe that fall is just around the corner. Inspired by the soon-to-be-open The Barns Art Center’s opening exhibit Tasting M...

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August Featured Photographer: Alicia Oltz

See Dutchess County through the eyes of local photographer Alicia Oltz! See some of her striking architecture and landscape photography below.  ...

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Top 10 Events in September

From indulging in food and wine to family-friendly activities and shows, this month's top 10 events have a little bit of everything for everyone. ...

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Top 10 Destinations for the Perfect Kids Summer Vacation

Summer may be flying by, but slow down and enjoy time with the family. Now is the perfect time to come enjoy Dutchess County.  Dutchess County...

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Top 10 Summer Cocktails

Whether it's drinks with friends, date night with your partner, or special occasion with family, nothing says summer quite like a refreshing cockt...

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Plan to Pick-Your-Own This Summer at These Dutchess Farms

From bursting berries and plump peaches, to summer squash and fresh flowers, there is plenty of fresh produce ripe for the picking here in Dutchess Co...

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Outdoor Live Music in Dutchess County

Here's your ultimate guide for outdoor live concerts happening this summer in Dutchess County!    Northern Dutchess Harmoni...

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Top 10 Hidden Gem Hikes

Dutchess County is home to 76 trail systems, equating 350 miles worth of paths perfect for treating your body to fresh air, movement, and quality time...

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Top 10 Events in August

With the return of many signature Dutchess events, this month's Top 10 is one you won't want to miss!    1. Frederick&nbs...

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July Featured Photographer: Vijai Kalathur

Meet this month's featured photographer Vijai Kalathur of HV Illustrated! He shared with us some great outdoor summer spots to enjoy and happening...

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Accessible Travel Series: Theresa Sanchez from the Walkway Over the Hudson

Dutchess Tourism is committed to continuing to learn about ways we can make our destination more accessible. By communicating with local attracti...

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Top 10 Events in July

Summer happenings in Dutchess are here! Explore and experience our arts, history, culinary, and even outdoor sports with this month's curated list...

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