8 days in Hudson River Valley Itinerary

8 days in Hudson River Valley Itinerary

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Tarrytown
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Poughkeepsie
— 4 nights
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Albany
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Tarrytown

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Tarrytown is a village in the town of Greenburgh in Westchester County, New York, United States. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): stroll around Storm King Art Center and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Graymoor, The Holy Mountain. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll the grounds of Old Dutch Church and Burying Ground, contemplate the long history of Philipsburg Manor, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Kykuit.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Tarrytown trip itinerary site.

Charlotte to Tarrytown is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Charlotte in April, expect Tarrytown to be slightly colder, temps between 58°F and 40°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can go by car to Poughkeepsie.

Things to do in Tarrytown

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

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Garden
Kykuit
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Historic Site
Philipsburg Manor
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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. Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum and Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum-lovers will appreciate Locust Grove Estate and National Purple Heart Hall Of Honor. Get out of town with these interesting Poughkeepsie side-trips: Lighthouse (in Saugerties), Boscobel House and Gardens (in Garrison) and Mohonk Preserve (in New Paltz). The adventure continues: take in the views from Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Calvary Chapel of the Hudson Valley, steep yourself in history at Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Historic Huguenot Street.

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You can drive from Tarrytown to Poughkeepsie in 1.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Poughkeepsie can reach 61°F, while at night they dip to 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Albany.

Things to do in Poughkeepsie

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

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Albany

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Albany is the capital of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Albany Pine Bush Preserve, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, then learn more about the world around you at New York State Museum, and finally ponder the world of politics at New York State Capitol. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Burden Iron Works Museum, examine the collection at FASNY Museum of Firefighting, then admire the striking features of Olana State Historic Site, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Emerge Gallery & Art Space.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Albany trip planner.

Drive from Poughkeepsie to Albany in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 58°F, and evening lows to 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Albany

Museums · Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Architectural Building
Olana State Historic Site
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Specialty Museum
FASNY Museum of Firefighting
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