2 days in Poughkeepsie & Hyde Park Itinerary

2 days in Poughkeepsie & Hyde Park Itinerary

Created using Inspirock New York State trip planner

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Poughkeepsie
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Hyde Park
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Poughkeepsie

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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. Bad Seed Cider has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): indulge your thirst for a good beer at Bad Seed Cider, admire the landmark architecture of Dutchess County Court House, and then take in the views from Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Poughkeepsie vacation website.

Newark to Poughkeepsie is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Newark in March, plan for a bit cooler nights in Poughkeepsie, with lows around 26°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Hyde Park.

Things to do in Poughkeepsie

Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Hyde Park

— 1 night
Hyde Park is a town in Dutchess County, New York, bordering the Hudson River north of Poughkeepsie. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site, steep yourself in history at Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, and then steep yourself in history at Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Hyde Park trip site.

Hyde Park is very close to Poughkeepsie. In March, daily temperatures in Hyde Park can reach 46°F, while at night they dip to 26°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Hyde Park

Historic Sites · Museums