Must see attractions in Hudson Valley

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    The 300,000-sq-ft former Nabisco box-printing factory beside the Hudson River is now a storehouse for a series of stunning monumental works by the likes…

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    Storm King Art Center

    This 500-acre sculpture park, established in 1960, has works by the likes of Barbara Hepworth, Mark di Suvero, Andy Goldsworthy and Isamu Noguchi. All…

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    This is one of the finest of the Hudson Valley mansions, as its owner, celebrated landscape painter Frederic Church, designed every detail, inspired by…

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    Home of Franklin D Roosevelt

    Rangers lead interesting hour-long tours around Springwood, the home of Franklin D Roosevelt (FDR) who won a record four presidential elections and led…

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    West Point Museum

    Whether or not you choose to take a campus tour of the historic US military academy, this museum, which traces the role of war and the military throughout…

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    Historic Huguenot Street

    Step back in time on a stroll around this picturesque enclave of buildings remaining from a Huguenot settlement dating back to 1678. Guided tours (which…

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    Walkway Over the Hudson

    This is the main eastern entrance (with parking) to what was once a railroad bridge (built in 1889) crossing the Hudson. Today it's the world's longest…

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    Bear Mountain State Park

    The main draw here are the views of the Manhattan skyline from the 1303ft peak (accessible by car), but there's also ice skating in winter and boating and…

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    Philipsburg Manor

    A working farm from the 18th century, which once belonged to massively wealthy Dutchman Frederick Philips (who spent most of his time back in Manhattan)…

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    Built by oil tycoon John D Rockefeller as his summer home and completed in 1913, this 40-room mansion is listed on the National Register and has lovely…

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    This 181-acre estate is the location of two main buildings: Val-Kill Cottage, the larger two-story building that was originally a furniture factory…

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    FDR Presidential Library and Museum

    Franklin D Roosevelt began the tradition of creating presidential libraries that are both museums and archives of a presidential administration. The…

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    Harriman State Park

    This park on the west side of the Hudson covers 72 sq miles and provides swimming, hiking, camping, 200 miles of walking trails, and a visitor center.

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    Washington Irving's Sunnyside

    Washington Irving, famous for tales such as The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, built this imaginative home, which he said had more nooks and crannies than a…

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    Staatsburgh State Historic Site

    Take a tour around this beaux-arts mansion, the home of Ogden Mills and his wife Ruth. The Mills family made its fortune by investing in banks, railroads…

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    Boscobel House & Gardens

    The elegant backdrop for the summer season Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival, Boscobel dates from 1808 and is considered to be one of the finest examples…

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    Hudson River Maritime Museum

    The rich history of the Hudson River's activity is preserved at this museum located in a former warehouse on the waterfront in Kingston. In addition to…

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    A half-mile riverfront esplanade offers phenomenal views of the wide Hudson River, the triangular cable webs of the Governor Mario Cuomo Bridge spanning…

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    Mohonk Preserve

    Some 8000 acres of land held in private trust, with trails and other services maintained with visitor fees. This is home to some of the best rock climbing…