From bucolic hikes to long-lost antiques and estates of the area's elite, explore the many treasures of the Hudson Valley.
After the last passenger train pulled into the station 1958, the New York Central Railroad sold the property to the Town of Hyde Park. Despite efforts to work with local youngsters to turn the site into a Teen Center, it quickly deteriorated and was slated for demolition. The town reached out to the Hudson Valley Railroad Society, who now rents the site from the town for one dollar a year. After much restoration, the society has restored the station into a museum rich with historical photographs and memorabilia, as well as running model trains tooting past tiny towns, including local settings in Hyde Park and Poughkeepsie.
Washington's Headquarters in Newburgh is the nation's first publicly owned historic site where General George Washington made some of his most important contributions to shaping the American republic.
Wander the trails on 500 acres of rolling hills, woodlands, and fields of native grasses and wildflowers to discover Storm King's collection of more than 100 carefully sited sculptures.
See why Frederic Church, a major figure of the Hudson River School painters, was so distracted by his view in Hudson.
Across the Hudson Valley line and technically located in Massachusettes, Bash Bish Falls is certainly worth the trip over the border with stunning views of the 60-foot waterfall and a climb to a vista that spans across state lines.