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All there is to experience in: Beacon

Voted the “#1 Coolest Small Town in America” by Budget Travel, the City of Beacon features a picturesque, walkable main street corridor with no shortage of delicious culinary options or immersive artistic experiences. Don’t miss Dia:Beacon, a large collection of contemporary art housed in a former Nabisco box printing factory on the banks of the Hudson River – not far from the dock for the late Pete Seeger’s Sloop Clearwater, a replica of the vessels that sailed the river centuries ago. Enjoy the city’s growing craft beverage scene and sip local brews, spirits and more. Hike to the top of Mount Beacon for spectacular Hudson Valley views. Outside the city center, visit Mount Gulian Historic Site, home of the pioneering Verplanck family and the headquarters of unsung hero of the American Revolution, General Friedreich Von Steuben.



AfterEden Gallery

Gallery that specializes in 18th-20th century antiques such as art, crafts, vintage advertising, country furniture, costume jewelry, handmade jewelry, minerals, crystals and fossils. AfterEden and its...

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Alps Sweet Shop/Hudson Valley Chocolatier Beacon

Dutchess County's oldest chocolatier, still making over 100 different confections, celebrates their small batches, fresh ingredients, attention to detail, and respect to tradition.They make everyday, holiday,...

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Bannerman Castle

The ruins of this Scottish-style castle on the Hudson River was built in the early 1900s by Frank Bannerman, VI. to store military surplus items. The Pollepel shuttles you from Beacon Long Dock to the...

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Bannerman Castle

Enjoy special events, movie nights, and theatrical events by Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival and Theatre on the Road at the Scottish-style castle on the Hudson River was built in the early 1900s by...

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Bannerman Castle Trust Inc, The

Majestic ruin along the banks of the Hudson River, mystery surrounds this castle built by Frank Bannerman VI in the early 1900s to house his collection of military artifacts. Located on the island of Pollepel,...

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Bannerman Island Gallery

Original Bannerman Island and Hudson River paintings and prints.

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Barb's Butchery

Nose to tail butcher shop with locally raised beef, pork and chicken. Everything sold at Barb’s is made at Barb’s. They have a hot food menu featuring some of the store’s offerings for lunch and...

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BAU (Beacon Artist Union)

Artist run gallery rotating exhibitions monthly. The oldest contemporary fine art gallery in Beacon's art district. Acts as a platform for artists to grow and present their work, collaborate, host events,...

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Beacon Barkery

Food and bakery for dogs and cats, pet supplies, accessories, holistic pet care, all natural dog food, and specialty items. Hosts annual dog parade and festival.

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Beacon Flea Market

Vendors with old, antique and vintage merchandise. Regular and occasional vendors have a fast turnover of items, which makes the market fresh and engaging every Sunday.

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Beacon Historical Society

Extensive historical collections, events, and galleries are held by the Beacon Historical Society. The 5,000+ items in their collections all relate back to Beacon and its antecedents Matteawan and Fishkill...

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Beacon Institute for Rivers & Estuaries

River and environmentally themed art and educational exhibits. This gallery features regional artists and regional themes. Their book store also promotes regional authors, regional themes and water themes.

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Beacon Pantry

Specialty food store with fine artisinal cheeses and charcuteries, local meats, pastries, French and Italian foods, coffees and teas.

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BeaconArts

Promoting artists and facilitating creative experiences through programs that promote a vibrant community and enrich the lives of local citizens. Their goal is to promote and nurture Beacon's multi-faceted...

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Binnacle Books

Specializes in used and new literature, poetry, literary nonfiction, political history, art, drama, philosophy, graphic novels, and children's books. They are always looking to acquire used books in excellent...

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Blackbird Attic

Curated consignment shop and boutique with modern and vintage fashion mix for men and women, along with hosting monthly art shows..

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Bridge Music Inc.

A site-specific sound art installation created for this suspension bridge. The installation consists of two components: (1) audio speakers mounted at two listening stations on the bridge's towers playing...

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Catalyst Gallery

This space is ideal for art exhibitions, installations, curated projects, creating a short-term showroom for craft or design, for galleries and curators seeking an additional or alternative venue, or similar...

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Chill Wine Bar

A place where people go to relax with friends, enjoy music and share a nosh. You can walk there from the train station. Available for private events and catering.

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Clutter Gallery

Art Toy and Counter Culture Gallery. The home of Clutter Magazine and the Clutter permanent art toy collection.

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Cold Spring Bike Rental & Tours

Located at the Scenic Hudson Long Dock Park and a short distance from Metro North Train Station. Full day discounted packages can be purchased at MNR Grand Central Terminal ticket windows & ticket vending...

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Dia Beacon

See Dia’s collection of art from the 1960s to the present as well as special exhibitions, new commissions, and public and education programs. The newer exhibitions by woman artists that are presently...

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Dream in Plastic LLC

Works by New York artists in various mediums. Shop for art-inspiring gifts, toys, jewelry, cameras, housewares, accessories, candles and gadgets.

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Drink More Good

Using locally sourced and organic ingredients to create hand-crafted soda syrup concentrates, tea and tisane concentrates, and bitters.

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Dutchess Manor Caterers

Historic Hudson River Valley mansion, circa 1860s, offering elegant catering services and sweeping views of the Hudson River.

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eat.PAINT.love

Guided painting classes and parties for kids & adults. No experience is necessary or needed. We will go through a step by step process to make sure you leave with your own personal masterpiece!

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Ella's Bellas

Ellas' Bellas believes that an indulgence should taste like an indulgence regardless of our dietary restrictions.  That is why we bake with the best local ingredients and lots of love and understanding. ...

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FABRICATION

Gallery, retail and workshop space located in Beacon which explores and celebrates fabric design, silk screening, digital printing, hand dyeing and creative surface applications. Offering workshops and...

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Gourmetibles - The Chocolate Studio

One-stop gift shop, offering a unique line of chocolate toffee confectdions.  Full line of sweets, including fudge, chocolate covered bacon, Oreos, pretzels, potato chips, nuts and dried fruits, including...

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Gwenno James

Women's designer fashions from hand printed fabrics designed by Gwenno James and made in the Hudson Valley.

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Heart & Soul Apothecary and Aromatherapy

A fun and organic gift shop offering their own line of organic spices, herbs, health teas, soy & beeswax candles, incense, bath & body products and local art.

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Hike New York

We empower people to live a fun, healthy, and connected life through nature-based adventures and outdoor education.  Hike, run, paddle, and play throughout the Hudson Valley!  Private, group, and corporate...

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Homespun Foods

In addition to our everyday catering menu we offer full service event catering. We specialize in relaxed, informal gatherings in your home, at a hall or in our own intimate cafe. The garden patio is available...

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Howland Cultural Center

Art exhibits, concerts including Howland Chamber Music Circle series, dances, CAPS poetry/Open Mic nights, film, art exhibits, family entertainment and multicultural events. Designed by Richard Morris...

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Hudson Beach Glass

Gift shop/gallery with handmade art glass and glass jewelry. Glass blowing on site. Workshops and classes offered. Fine art gallery 2nd floor

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Hudson River Sloop Clearwater

The Clearwater, America's Environmental Flagships, sails the Hudson River hosting public sails and innovative onboard educational programs. The Clearwater Festival - Great Hudson River Revival takes place...

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Hudson Valley Auctioneers, LLC

Hudson Valley Auctioneers has been conducting antique & estate auctions in the Hudson Valley since 1983.

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Hudson Valley Marshmallow Company

At Hudson Valley Marshmallow Co. we have curated a unique and varied collection of marshmallows encouraging you to escape the ordinary!

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Hudson Valley Vinyl

Hudson Valley Vinyl is your one-stop shop for vinyl LPs, 45s & 12" singles!! We specialize in rock, soul, jazz, blues, disco, rap, latin, reggae & more!! From cheapies to collectibles, we...

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Jake's Main Street Music

Music store featuring new, used, vintage and consigned stringed instruments; guitars, violins, banjos, ukuleles, and mandolins.  Offering expert setups, lessons, and repairs, and a full line of accessories,...

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KuBe Theater

KuBe (an acronym for Kunsthalle Beacon) is comprised of 48 artists' studios, commercial office space, a fine art gallery, experimental art space. See theater, screenings, lectures, and avant-garde...

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Loopy Mango

Shop specializing in super chunky merino wool and cotton yarns, giant knitting needles and beginner knitting workshops offered weekly. Loopy Mango believes that anyone can be creative - all you have it...

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Lorraine Tyne

Full service concierge accessories boutique offering style sessions and one-on-one bridal consultations.

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Madam Brett Homestead

Built in 1709, Dutchess County's oldest homestead; 17 rooms of furnishings, porcelain, paintings, books, tools and gardens. Owned for seven generations by the Brett family. Maintained by the Melzingah...

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Marion Royael Gallery

Contemporary fine art originals, editions and objects. Highlights the work of emerging and mid-career artists through Directed Migrating Installations.  Acts as a forum for exploring fundamental ideas...

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Matteawan Gallery

Contemporary art gallery showing work by mid-career and emerging artis, with an emphasis on works on paper.

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Max's on Main Restaurant

Casual city bar with cocktails, dining and WiFi. Wed. is ladies night. Live bands Fri-Sat..

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Modern Vintage Boutique

New & Vintage clothing, accessories & gifts. Closed Tue & Wed., Sunday 12-6; Mon & Thurs 11-5; Fri. 11-6; Sat. 10-6.

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Morphicism

New art movement called "morphicism" showing concept of changing images.

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Mount Beacon Fire Tower

Located on the summit of south Beacon Mountain, the southernmost of two peaks that form Mt. Beacon, in the Hudson Highland region.  The south peak is 1,650 feet above sea level.  One of several...

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Mount Beacon Incline Railway

This funicular was built in 1902 by the Otis Elevator Company and operated for over 75 years. It was the steepest incline railway in the world and carried over 3.5 million visitors to the summit of Mount...

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Mount Gulian Historic Site

Reconstructed 18th century Dutch homestead on 44 acres with 1740's Dutch barn and restored garden. Revolutionary War Headquarters of General von Steuben, birthplace of the Society of the Cincinnati. The...

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Mount Gulian Historic Site

Restored, in progress 19th century gardens with antique roses and peonies. Managed by an escaped slave for 40 years in the 1800's. Included in house tour. Winner Dutchess Tourism Outdoors Award of Distinction

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Mountain Scout Survival School

Experience primitive skills through hands-on demonstrations, oral tradition and classes. Visit website for visitor center hours and free lectures open to the public. Full and half day classes available....

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Mountain Tops Outdoor

Outdoor apparel, full line of hiking, trail running & casual shoes, backpacking gear and accessories. kayak sales, rentals & tours.

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Mountain Tops Outdoor

Outdoor apparel, full line of hiking, trail running and casual shoes, backpacking gear and accessories. Kayak sales, rentals and guided tours. Official kayak outfitter at Scenic Hudson's Long Dock...

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Niche Modern

Hand blown modern pendant lighting.

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Peoples Bicycle

Bike Rentals summer through October.Saturday and Sundays hours 10am -6 pm .Rates are $25.00 -$50.00 a day depending type of bike. We're an everyday bike shop. Whatever your needs are, pop in and we'll...

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Quinn's

Serving Japanese Cuisine, Specialty Ramen, Full Bar with great sake selection Monday Jazz, Tuesday special events, Wednesday residencies, Thursday Rock Friday and Saturday Lounge DJs Restaurant with...

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River Pool at Beacon

River Pool at Beacon is located on the north shore of Beacon Riverfront Park. The partially submerged pool is environmentally sensitive and makes for a safe wading area in the Hudson River, protecting...

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Riverfront Park, Beacon

The Seeger Riverfront Park offers recreational amenities right on the Hudson River. There are barbecues, a playground, tennis courts, and even a little sand pit for some “beach” volleyball.

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RiverWinds Gallery

A multi-faceted art space featuring over 50 of the finest Hudson Valley artists.  For two years in a row have been voted Best Gallery in the Hudson Valley by Hudson Valley Magazine.  Traditional fine...

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SallyeAnder

After nearly 35 years manufacturing all-natural, hypoallergenic, functional soaps that are sold in over 2,000 stores nationwide, SallyeAnder, producers of beautiful, functional soaps, now has its first-ever...

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Scarborough Fare

Scarborough Fare is set of gourmet foods shops located within the hudson valley region of New York State.  Come check out our taproom in Beacon to enjoy a taste of our fine olive oils and vinegars....

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Scenic Hudson's Long Dock Park

Walk from Beacon train station, hiking/ biking trails, bird watching, nature study, dog walking, fishing, kayak & canoe launch, picnicking, WiFI, x-country skiing & snowshoeing (ungroomed trails). Kayak...

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Story Screen Beacon Theater

Beautifully restored, independent movie theater.

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Terreson Beacon

Experimental Fine Art - known for mixing other textures into the oil foundation.

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The Inn and Spa at Beacon

A 12-room, boutique hotel and spa nestled the heart of Beacon offering breakfast and spa lunches, spa, massage therapy, facials, jacuzzi, roof gardens, art gallery, and solarium. Valet Parking. Smoke-Free...

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The Lofts at Beacon

The Lofts have been completely remodeled into breathtaking live/work artist spaces, providing unparalleled inspiration for the working artist. Open Mon - Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9- 4, and Sunday 11-3

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The Tailored Mermaid

Clothing store selling handmade women's clothing and accessories.  Many items are in the Hudson Valley!

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Towne Crier Cafe

Club presents live folk, jazz, blues, Cajun, Zydeco, Celtic, world & bluegrass artists.  A Hudson Valley landmark since 1972. Full service restaurant. Catering & Venue Rental: It’s perfect for...

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Utensil Kitchenware

Practical and affordable kitchenware. Facebook Page

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Vintage: Beacon

Consignment and resale boutique, specializing in women's vintage and designer fashion.

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Wickham Solid Wood Studio

Every piece of wood tells a story; the story of the life of the tree from which it came. Black walnut. White oak. Black cherry, white ash, and red elm. Since 2004, Wickham Solid Wood Studio has been transforming...

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Woody Guthrie Sloop

Wooden sailboat rides, events, festivals, and educational opportunities are specialties of the Beacon Sloop Club. Their sailboat, the Sloop Woody Guthrie, is a replica of a Hudson River ferry sloop.

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