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The Waterfront

Main Street, Poughkeepsie, NY
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Trinidad
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310 reviews 310 reviews
104 attraction reviews
232 helpful votes 232 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

A decent waterfront area which felt safe during the day but from local reports not ideal to wander around at night. There are a few restaurant options on the waterfront like River Station and Ice House and a few others between the Waterfront and Dooley square, i.e. the train station car park. Empire Cruise Lines offering Hudson River cruises has... More

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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77 reviews 77 reviews
31 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

A nice park by the riverside, with great views of the bridge and the river itself. Great place to stroll on a sunny afternoon (and you can access the bridge by elevator if you want). Plenty of free parking. The surrounding area looks a bit run down and you get the feeling there is still work to be done before... More

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Dayton
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43 reviews 43 reviews
21 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Plenty of parking, access to the new walking bridge elevator, great restaurants to complete the experience, and the might Hudson! Good times.

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Poughkeepsie, New York
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36 reviews 36 reviews
4 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Waryas Park used to be a frightening place...and I don't know that I would still go back there after dark as yet, but on a sunny day it's beautiful for a stroll and to relax and take in the view. Perhaps a drink on the deck of River Station before or after or even the Ice House Restaurant.

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Kutztown, Pennsylvania
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1,567 reviews 1,567 reviews
869 attraction reviews
1,478 helpful votes 1,478 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

This area along the Hudson River has a walkway by the river, benches, picnic tables, a nice restaurant with outdoor seating and a pavilion. Some of it is unkempt, but one section, Upper Landing, has nice walkways made of brick, nice benches and some historical buildings including the Hoffman House, one of the oldest buildings in the city. Cutting through... More

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Stoneham, Massachusetts
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295 reviews 295 reviews
143 attraction reviews
216 helpful votes 216 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

If you have time, go to the waterfront and take a short stroll. There is free parking. There are picnic tables, a play set for kids, and views of the Hudson River, the Mid Hudson Bridge and the Walkway over the Hudson (which used to be a New Haven railroad bridge). There is also a restaurant and bar called the... More

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Carmel, New York
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85 reviews 85 reviews
28 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

It is amazing that a place with so much potential can be ruined by business people and politicians. With amazing views like this how can rude greedy people be allowed to rent here and ruin it for everyone. Overpriced and low quality food with horrendous service followed by rude management. I will spend money elsewhere. Talk a walk for the... More

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Ooltewah, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Nice area to walk and enjoy nature. Great view of historic sites. The Ice House has a nice bar, dining room, and outdoor patio seating; all with great views of the river and walking bridge over the Hudson.

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Chevy Chase, Maryland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

The combination of the Hudson River Walk and the riverfront is sensational. Downtown Poughkeepsie by the river used to be creepy at best. Now it is just wonderful. Love it.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

We stopped her for and early dinner and found a great restaurant. Nice views of the river and good weekend parking.

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