The historic Locust Grove Estate is a museum, education center and nature preserve, located in Poughkeepsie, New York - the heart of the Hudson Valley.Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Poughkeepsie fast, fun, and easy.
Locust Grove offers something for everyone, from guided tours of the historic gardens and mansion to public events for kids and adults. From five miles of hiking trails on nearly 200 acres of gardens and grounds to exquisite original collections of furniture, paintings, and decorative arts, to beautifully restored buildings, you can spend an hour or a day.
More than 60,000 annual visitors enjoy tours, concerts, programs, and workshops - please join us!
Locust Grove Estate reviews
Locust Grove Estate was built as a summer house for his family by Samuel F.B. Morse, who made a fortune by inventing his eponymous code. It is beautifully situated on a stunning piece of property... more »
The house is closed because of the virus, but the gardens and trails are open. We did the Lane Loop Road trail which is about two miles. The trail is wide and rocky in parts with a few inclines... more »
Had our wedding at Locust Grove in April of 2018 and it was perfect. The process was very smooth and everything was easy, taking one part of the stress away from our wedding. The grounds were amazing for photos and our guests were able to explore the gardens and trails before the ceremony started. The cherry blossoms were out for our photos so couldn't have been more perfect!
Beautiful hiking trails, a little steep and Rocky at points so wear sturdy shoes (and you might want to have some bug spray too). The grounds are very pretty, and a wedding was being set up as we were on our walk, it's a great venue!
Plan your trip to Poughkeepsie
Get a personalized tripA complete day by day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your trip. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
Popular things to do in Poughkeepsie
Side trips from Poughkeepsie
Hidden gems in Poughkeepsie
Nearby attractions in Poughkeepsie
Childrens Museums in Poughkeepsie
Spas in Poughkeepsie
Trips to Locust Grove Estate by other users
60 days in Albany BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Huck Finn's Playland · Stephen and Harriet Myers House · US Route 20 2 days in Poughkeepsie BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Marist College · Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt · Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum 7 days in Newburgh, Danbury & Poughkeepsie BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Newburgh · Danbury · Poughkeepsie 20 days in Saugerties BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Hudson River · National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum · Boat Tours & Water Sports 8 days in Poughkeepsie BY A USER FROM ISRAEL Sprout Creek Farm · Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar College · Locust Grove Estate 8 days in Poughkeepsie & Albany BY A USER FROM ISRAEL Poughkeepsie · Albany