A gem in New York’s Hudson River Valley, Dutchess County is renowned for its rugged beauty, picturesque vistas, British Colonial and European heritage and Revolutionary War history. A major player in America’s industrial revolution in the late nineteenth early twentieth centuries, the area is rich in cultural heritage and home to shopping, attractions, dining and nightlife suited to modern tastes.
Outdoor recreation in Dutchess County includes biking, hiking, horseback riding, golf, kayaking, archery and skeet shooting. And the Hudson River offers kayaking, canoeing, swimming and more for water enthusiasts. If you dare, take a spooky adventure along Dutchess County’s haunted history trail.