Things to Do in the Hudson Valley2018-03-02T16:12:38+00:00


Our area is chock full of things to do, whether you want more adventure, a bit of culture, and excellent meal, or a celebratory drink, it’s all within a short distance.

The scenic Hudson Valley is a destination for travelers – with the focus on the Shawangunk Mountains, there is so much to do.

Minnewaska State Park and  Mohonk Preserve boast adventure for all ages, offering hundreds of miles of trails for hiking and biking, along with lakes, ponds and creeks. If your love is climbing, bouldering, or scrambling, miles and miles of rock face await you. Need gear? EMS Gunks Climb Shop or Rock and Snow can hook you up. Need a bike for the parks or the Wallkill Valley Rail Trail (22 miles of flat riding)? Lightey’s Cycles is within walking distance to Skydive the Ranch. The Wallkill RiverRondout Creek or Tillson Lake are open to canoes, kayaks and fishing.

Celebrate your skydive with tours and tastings at Tuthilltown DistilleryYard Owl Brewery, Whitecliff Winery or Robibbero Winery. If you want a little food to go with that drink, then try out Gardiner Liquid MercantileTuthill House at the MillCafe MioLombardi’s Italian RestaurantMountain BrauhausVillage Eatery or Cafe Mio.

Love local farms? We have a few with farm markets and pick-your-own. Enjoy a taste of NY at Wright’s FarmTantillo’s or Dressel’s.

Places to stay include Minnewaska LodgeInn at KettleboroInn at the RidgeMountain Meadows and Maplestone Inn.