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USA Holidays - Visit the Hudson Valley NY

Hudson Valley NY Holidays

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Hudson Valley NY

Only 90 minutes from the Big Apple of Manhattan, Hudson Valley NY is the scenic backdrop to Dutch Colonial settlers, leaders of the Revolutionary War, the aristocracy of the Gilded Age and the extraordinary era of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. The Valley’s star attraction is the natural scenic beauty of the majestic Hudson River and the breath-taking views of the nearby Catskill and Berkshire Mountains. Explore the county’s distinct history, world-class cultural attractions, unique scenic vistas and a vibrant culinary scene of farm-fresh dining and craft beverages.

Highlights

Plan Bee Farm Brewery: Hudson Valley NY abundant spirits movement is home to a wealth of vineyards, breweries, and distilleries and cideries. Many producers like Plan Bee Farm Brewery grow-their-own ingredients to craft the prefect concoctions. You’re never far from the best in handcrafted and award-winning wine, beer, bourbon, whiskey, gin, brandy, and hard cider.
The Culinary Institute of America: At The Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, master chefs train future master chefs from around the world. Guided tours offer behind-the-scenes access to life as a student chef. Savor a meal at any one of four public restaurants and relish the treasures of their culinary gift shop. Nearby farms offer the chance to pick-your-own apples, and Sprout Creek Farm invites you to sample their award-winning cheese.
Trevor Zoo: Take to the skies in a bi plane ride at Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome. Take in the stunning views on the world’s longest elevated pedestrian bridge at Walkway Over the Hudson. Or take your time in the meditative cup gardens of Innisfree Garden; a sublime combination of rock, water, wood, and sky. Take a walk on the wild side at Trevor Zoo, America’s only accredited zoo on a high school campus. Explore the grounds where students care for more than 180 exotic and indigenous animals including eight endangered species. Take the plunge on the thrilling waterslides at Splashdown Beach against a backdrop of mountain views!
Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site: Travel back in time inside America’s first presidential library and museum, take a guided tour of the Springwood estate of FDR, and Val-Kill, the only National Historic Site dedicated to a first lady. Visit the rose garden gravesites of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, and tour Vanderbilt Mansion for an encounter with Gilded Age aristocracy.

When to Visit

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  • Currency US Dollars ($)
  • Flying time from UK London to Providence is 10 hours 59 minutes.
  • Primary Language English
  • Passport & Visas Brits must have a full 10-year British Passport that's valid for six months after you return to the UK.

Hudson Valley NY is a great upstate NY option, perfect if you want to do a mix of the big apple & country.

Sharon - Travel Consultant