"Hudson River Valley" Hudson by Ekahau

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The Hudson River Valley is really a fantastic tourist destination. It is well know to the folks who live in New York City or Boston as a place to get away for the weekend. But it seems to be not so well know for the international tourist. This was in fact the tourist destination of America?s first mega rich. It was the weekend home of the whole school of Art and literature know as the Hudson River School for example started doing there new Romantic style of landscape painting inspired by the views on and around the Hudson in the 1820?s. The very first American Mountain resort, Catskill Mountain House, was built in the Hudson Valley in the 1820s. There is so much to do an see that the Hudson valley has been named a ?National Heritage Area? along with 26 other special Heritage Areas in the USA.

Boscobel Restoration & Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival
Garrison, NY
Storm King Art Center Sculpture Park
Mountainville, NY
Dia: Beacon ( Museum of Contemporary Art)
Beacon, NY
West Point Military Museum
West Point, NY
The Donald M. Kendall Sculpture Garden
Purchase, NY
Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site
Hyde Park, NY
Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library & Museum
Hyde Park, NY
The Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site (Val-Kill )
Hyde Park, NY
The Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site
Hyde Park, NY
Olana State Historic Site: Home of Frederic Church
Hudson, NY
Fisher Performing Arts Center at Bard College
Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
Hudson River School Art Trail

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  • Last visit to Hudson: Nov 2006
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • PotatoChips's Profile Photo
    May 23, 2008 at 5:32 AM

    Cool I like your tips on what to see in Hudson Valley but could you add more info on what's the best way to see this sights? Does one need a car, etc?


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