2 days in Hudson River Valley Itinerary

2 days in Hudson River Valley Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Newark
Drive:  2 h 45 min
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Albany
— Few hours
Train:  1 h
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Poughkeepsie
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
End: Newark

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Albany

Albany ©
Albany is the capital of the U.S. On the 24th (Sun), get a new perspective on nature at New York State Museum and then walk around Washington Park.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Albany day trip site.

Newark to Albany is an approximately 3- hour car ride. You can also take a train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Newark in May, expect slightly colder with lows of 49°F in Albany. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Poughkeepsie.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Museums Wildlife
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New York State Museum ©
New York State Museum
Washington Park ©
Washington Park

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Poughkeepsie

Poughkeepsie ©
Poughkeepsie, officially the City of Poughkeepsie, is a city in the state of New York, United States, which is the county seat of Dutchess County. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site, steep yourself in history at Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt, then steep yourself in history at Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, and finally snap pictures at Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Poughkeepsie road trip planning site.

Traveling by train from Albany to Poughkeepsie takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. May in Poughkeepsie sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 49°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Poughkeepsie

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Hyde Park
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Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park ©
Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park
Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt ©
Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt