The appeal of things to do in Hudson Valley in upstate New York, lies in its serene beauty, green farmlands, numerous rivers and a never ending attractive architecture. It has guided winery trail tours, museums, and pre-historic villages. You will not have fully explored the valley if you haven't visited its hotels, antique shops and county inns.
It is one of the best New York top tourist destination with landscapes of mountains create a rising impression from the Hudson river on a background setting of a cool countryside. Its counties are delightful vacation spots that host the region’s landmarks and beautiful valleys that run from one county to the next.
Move from one of this counties to the next and find out what's in store for you: Putnam County Columbia County Rockland County Westchester County Dutchess County Orange County Ulster County (check out this nice site: http://www.ulstercountyalive.com/)
The high altitude has created a unique weather in this region making its winters be denser and summers are warmer leaving Autumn to be the best time to visit this place for opportunities such as hiking, fishing, hunting, skiing and sightseeing.
Major Tourist Attractions
American Museum of Firefighting: Discover the history of firefighting by planning to visit this place for exhibitions, educational tours that will give a 300-year history of firefighting. All firefighting artifacts are on display alongside ancient firefighting engines. Franklin
Roosevelt’s Home: Located in Hyde park is the home of the first US presidential Library and museum, you will get to know about the only four-term US president that ever lived.
The West Point Military Academy: Founded in 1802 on the banks of Hudson river, you can arrange for a guided tour and events such as concerts and graduation.
Things to Do in Hudson Valley
Zip Line At Catamount Aerial Park: Put on your protective gear and be ready for a zip line adventure, climb ladders and cross numerous bridges to test your adrenaline, strength, and balance.
The Trevor Zoo: Visit the zoo within a school and get to sample over 80 different species of animals such as the red pandas, wolves, and bobcats.
Watch Baseball: With a sitting capacity of 4,500 fans, the Joseph Bruno Stadium is the home ground of the Tri-City Baseball team. This is a popular spot for families or a couple outing with lots of giveaways and fireworks.