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Hudson Valley Attractions

What to See and Do in Hudson Valley


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WHAT TO SEE & DO — HUDSON VALLEY ATTRACTIONS


ANTIQUE SHOPS

Village Antique Center at Hyde Park
4321 Route 9
Hyde Park, NY 12538
845-229- 6600
A collection of antique shops with a little of everything

BOOKSTORES

Barner Books
3 Church St.
New Paltz, NY 12561
845-255-2635
Well stocked independent bookstore

Esoterica Books
81 Main St.
New Paltz, NY 12561
845-255-5777
Eclectic, independent bookstore specializing in the unique and eccentric

FILM

Hyde Park Drive-In Theater
4114 Route 9
Hyde Park, NY 12538
845-229-4738
www.hydeparkdrivein.com
Classic drive-in theatre showing new and old films

HISTORY
The massive Vanderbilt Mansion was built in the 19th century and is a remarkable example of Gilded Age architecture
Vanderbilt Mansion

Huegenot Street
18 Broadhead Ave.
New Paltz, NY 12561
845-255-1660
www.huguenotstreet.org
Collection of historic homes with a visitor center and manicured grounds

Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site
4097 Albany Post Rd.
Hyde Park, NY 12538
800-337-8474
www.nps.gov
Historic home with award-winning gardens

LIVE MUSIC

Colony Café
22 Rock City Rd.
Woodstock, NY 12498
845-679-5342
www.colonycafe.com
Local music venue with live performances nightly

MUSEUMS & ART

Center for Photography at Woodstock
59 Tinker St.
Woodstock, NY 12498
845-679-9957
www.cpw.org
Museum and exhibition space with workshops and displays

Springwood was the former home of President Franklin D. Roosevelt
Springwood, President Franklin D. Roosevelt's former home

Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art
75 S Manheim Blvd.
New Paltz, NY 12561
845-257-3844
www.newpaltz.edu/museum
Strong collection of local and international art in all mediums

Home of Franklin D Roosevelt National Historic Site
4097 Albany Post Rd.
Hyde Park, NY 1253-8800
Historic home and museum
www.nps.gov

Woodstock Museum
P.O. BOX 73
Woodstock, NY 12498
845-246-0600
www.woodstockmuseum.org
Large collection of memorabilia related to the 1960s and local area

NATURE
The Mohonk Preserve includes 6,500 acres of untouched wilderness
Trapps cliff at Mohonk Preserve

Mohonk Preserve
3197 Route 44 55
Gardiner, NY 12525
845-255-0919
www.mohonkpreserve.org
6,500 acres in the Shawangunk Mountains with cliffs, forests, fields, ponds and streams; great for hiking and other outdoors activities

OUTDOOR GEAR

Rock and Snow
44 Main St.
New Paltz, NY 12561
845-255-1311
www.rockandsnow.com
Top-flite outdoor gear shop

RESOURCES

Hudson Valley Tourism
124 Main St.
Goshen, NY 10924
800-232-4782; 845-291-2136
www.hudsonvalleyvoyager.com
Travel guide to the Hudson River Valley

Kykuit in Hudson Valley was built by the famous John D. Rockefeller
Kykuit, the Rockefeller estate

Woodstock Chamber of Commerce
Rock City Road (On the Green)
Woodstock, NY
845-679-6234
Great resource for local happenings
woodstockchamber.com

Woodstock Times
Woodstock, NY 12498
woodstock.ulsterpublishing.com
Great local paper with events listings available everywhere in town


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Bannerman Castle, a historic ruin on the Hudson


* Trapps cliff at Mohonk Preserve image by Jarek Tuszynsk
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