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The Waterfront

Address: Main Street, Poughkeepsie, NY
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Wilmington, Delaware
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91 reviews 91 reviews
59 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Looking at it from above on the Walkway across the Hudson it looks like a nice place to walk. But when we go down there the people congregating around the picnic tables and benches did not look very nice. We decided not to get out of the car and walk around. I would say avoid this area.

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Poughkeepsie, New York
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30 reviews 30 reviews
6 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

I'm so proud of what has happened at the Poughkeepsie Waterfront. After waiting for so many years! You can now walk from the train station along the river and over to the new elevator to the Walkway Over the Hudson. The elevator is attended by park rangers.

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Horwich, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
3 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The paths beside the Hudson are not long enought,more cycle lanes,the Children's museum is very good,good bar called the Ice House for food and beer

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310 reviews 310 reviews
104 attraction reviews
250 helpful votes 250 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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80 reviews 80 reviews
32 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 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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45 reviews 45 reviews
21 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 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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38 reviews 38 reviews
4 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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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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143 attraction reviews
228 helpful votes 228 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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103 reviews 103 reviews
37 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 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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