Great Escapes: Our guide to the Hudson Valley

Planning a getaway? Check out the Hudson Valley, a 150-mile stretch of farmland, vineyards, and artist communities north of New York City.

Storm King Art Center - Hudson Valley

One of the many epic sculptures at Storm King Art Center.

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The picturesque, riverside communities that comprise the 150-mile stretch of the Hudson Valley are the perfect place for travelers to experience some of New York’s finest history, natural beauty, culture, and food — without ever stepping foot in the big city. From apple orchards and great hiking trails to historic mansions, there’s a little something for everyone.

Why go?

Montgomery Place Orchards - Hudson Valley

The views at Montgomery Place Orchards are just as beautiful as the produce.

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Act like a local:

Sunset Cottage - Hudson Valley

The sunset cottage offers gorgeous views and a cozy firepit.

Photo via VRBO

Where to stay:

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