4 days in Hudson River Valley Itinerary

4 days in Hudson River Valley Itinerary

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Albany
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Hyde Park
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Albany

— 1 night
Albany is the capital of the U.S. state of New York and the seat of Albany County. Your day by day itinerary now includes Wing's Castle Guided Tours as well as Minnewaska State Park Preserve. On the 28th (Fri), admire the majestic nature at Minnewaska State Park Preserve, walk around Washington Park, contemplate the long history of Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site, then browse for treasures at Mystery Spot Antiques, then admire the sheer force of Kent Falls State Park, and finally contemplate the long history of Wing's Castle Guided Tours. On the 29th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at New York State Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, then contemplate the long history of Olana State Historic Site, and finally make a trip to The Dr. Oliver Bronson House.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Albany tour itinerary tool.

Newark to Albany is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a train. Traveling from Newark in May, plan for a bit cooler nights in Albany, with lows around 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Hyde Park.

Things to do in Albany

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hyde Park

— 2 nights
Hyde Park is a town in Dutchess County, New York, bordering the Hudson River north of Poughkeepsie. Your day by day itinerary now includes Falling Waters Preserve. Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, then contemplate the long history of Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt, and then snap pictures at Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park. Keep things going the next day: stroll around Falling Waters Preserve, admire the striking features of Dutchess County Court House, then stroll around Storm King Art Center, and finally make a trip to G. Steve Jordan Gallery.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Hyde Park trip app.

Traveling by car from Albany to Hyde Park takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. May in Hyde Park sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Hyde Park

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips