20 days in Hudson River Valley Itinerary

20 days in Hudson River Valley Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Denver
Fly + Drive:  7 h
1
Troy
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Saugerties
— 7 nights
Drive:  45 min
3
Hyde Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
4
New Windsor
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  8 h 15 min
End: Denver

4
nights
Troy

Troy ©
Troy is a city in the U.S. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Old First Church and New Catholic Cemetery. Step out of the city life by going to Equinox Preservation Trust and Woodford State Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Troy: Thacher State Park (in Voorheesville), Fiddlehead at Four Corners (in Bennington) and Williams College Museum of Art (in Williamstown). Next up on the itinerary: hunt for treasures at Troy Waterfront Farmers' Market, stroll the grounds of Oakwood Cemetery, identify plant and animal life at Albany Pine Bush Preserve, and see where the action happens at Joe Bruno Stadium.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Troy trip planner.

Denver to Troy is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Denver to Troy. In August, daily temperatures in Troy can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Saugerties.

Things to do in Troy

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Albany, Bennington, Manchester, Thacher State Park, Woodford State Park
Highlights from your plan
Thacher State Park ©
Thacher State Park
Williams College Museum of Art ©
Williams College Museum of Art
The Old First Church ©
The Old First Church

7
nights
Saugerties

Saugerties ©
Escape the urban bustle at The Windham Path and Esopus Bend Nature Preserve. Visit Lighthouse and The Hudson-Athens Lighthouse for their historical value. Explore Saugerties' surroundings by going to Woodland Valley State Park (in Phoenicia), Bronck Museum (in Coxsackie) and Thunderhart Golf Course (in Freehold).

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Saugerties trip planner.

Drive from Troy to Saugerties in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in August, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can go by car to Hyde Park.

Things to do in Saugerties

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Germantown, Woodstock, World's Largest Kaleidoscope, Montgomery Place, Thunderhart Golf Course
Highlights from your plan
The Windham Path ©
The Windham Path
Lighthouse ©
Lighthouse
Opus 40 ©
Opus 40

2
nights
Hyde Park

Hyde Park ©
Hyde Park is a town in Dutchess County, New York, bordering the Hudson River north of Poughkeepsie. Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site, thencontemplate the long history of Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt, and then contemplate the long history of Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum. On the next day, look for gifts at HIckory Stick Bookshop, thenidentify plant and animal life at Steep Rock Reservation, thensteep yourself in history at Train Station, and finally steep yourself in history at Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site.

To find other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Hyde Park day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Saugerties to Hyde Park takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in August, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to go by car to New Windsor.

Things to do in Hyde Park

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Washington
Highlights from your plan
Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site ©
Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site
Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt ©
Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt

6
nights
New Windsor

New Windsor ©
New Windsor is a town in Orange County, New York, United States. Your inner history buff will appreciate Sheffield Island Lighthouse and Sunnyside. Do your shopping at Jones Farm and Kadampa Meditation Center New York and World Peace Temple. Explore New Windsor's surroundings by going to Vanderbilt Museum and Planetarium (in Centerport), Union Church of Pocantico Hills (in Pocantico Hills) and Washington Irving's Sunnyside House (in Irvington). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Avalon Park & Preserve, contemplate the waterfront views at Stewart State Forest, see the interesting displays at Motorcyclepedia Museum, and explore the world behind art at Bruce Museum.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the New Windsor trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Hyde Park to New Windsor takes an hour. In August, daytime highs in New Windsor are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New Windsor

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Vanderbilt Museum and Planetarium, St. James General Store, Union Church of Pocantico Hills, Jones Farm, Wolf Conservation Center
Highlights from your plan
Washington Irving's Sunnyside House ©
Washington Irving's Sunnyside House
Sam's Point Preserve ©
Sam's Point Preserve
National Purple Heart Hall Of Honor ©
National Purple Heart Hall Of Honor