14 days in Hudson River Valley Itinerary

14 days in Hudson River Valley Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Hudson River Valley trip planner
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Fly to La Guardia Airport, Drive to Tarrytown
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Tarrytown
— 2 nights
Drive
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Poughkeepsie
— 5 nights
Drive
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Albany
— 6 nights
Drive to Bradley International Airport, Fly to Washington

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Tarrytown — 2 nights

Tarrytown is a village in the town of Greenburgh in Westchester County, New York, United States. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Kykuit and Sunnyside. Get some historical perspective at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery and Old Dutch Church and Burying Ground. Change things up with these side-trips from Tarrytown: Storm King Art Center (in New Windsor) and Garrison (Manitoga / The Russel Wright Design Center & Graymoor, The Holy Mountain). There's more to do: admire the engineering at New Croton Dam.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Tarrytown travel planner.

Washington to Tarrytown is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to drive to Poughkeepsie.
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Poughkeepsie — 5 nights

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. Let the collections at DM Weil Gallery and National Purple Heart Hall Of Honor capture your imagination. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum and Wilderstein Historic Site. Explore Poughkeepsie's surroundings by going to The Wallkill Valley Rail Trail (in New Paltz), Newburgh (Washington's Headquarters State Historic Site & Motorcyclepedia Museum) and Greig Farm (in Red Hook). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar College, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Trevor Zoo, learn about winemaking at Millbrook Vineyards & Winery, and steep yourself in history at Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Poughkeepsie tour itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Tarrytown to Poughkeepsie takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, daytime highs in Poughkeepsie are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to drive to Albany.
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Albany — 6 nights

Albany is the capital of the U.S. state of New York and the seat of Albany County. Popular historic sites such as Schuyler Mansion and New York State Capitol are in your itinerary. Explore hidden gems such as USS Slater DE-766 and Stephen and Harriet Myers House. Get out of town with these interesting Albany side-trips: Hudson (Farm to Glass Tours, Olana State Historic Site, &more). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Albany Institute of History & Art, identify plant and animal life at New York State Museum, browse the eclectic array of goods at Troy Waterfront Farmers' Market, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Oakwood Cemetery.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Albany driving holiday planner.

Drive from Poughkeepsie to Albany in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can go by car back home.
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