We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Great Histoirc Urban Center

Uptown Kingston provides a full day adventure for families of all ages. There are Historic Sites... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Saugerties,New York
via mobile
Historic Kingston

For those who don’t know, Kingston was the first capital of New York in 1777, and was burned by the... read more

Reviewed November 11, 2018
Kingston, New York
via mobile
Read all 161 reviews
All photos (39)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good39%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“farmers market”(15 reviews)
“senate house”(17 reviews)
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Green and John Streets, Kingston, NY 12401
Improve This Listing
Reviews (161)
Filter reviews
159 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviews farmers market historic district senate house new york four corners hot weiners wonderful shops leisurely walk tacos interesting architecture nice mix lots of shops cool shops cute town pleasant surprise within walking distance worth a visit
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 159 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Uptown Kingston provides a full day adventure for families of all ages. There are Historic Sites, Museums, Art Galleries and a diverse group of shops anchored by an amazing collection of Restaurants. Try breakfast at Domininics, Tour the Senate House and Museum, Lunch at Le...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank SayHpd
Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

For those who don’t know, Kingston was the first capital of New York in 1777, and was burned by the British on October 13, 1777, after the Battles of Saratoga. Uptown Kingston is full of a variety of interesting little shops, old churches, Zagat rated...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank HandyAngie74
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed strolling around for a little. It’s such a nice setting with many nice stores and restaurants. We didn’t see any vegan restaurant but didn’t really look for anything to eat either. Unfortunately we went on a Tuesday when a lot of the stores...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank DartmouthOxford1212
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Walking on Johns Street a block or so from Wall you cone upon the intersection. Something is different about it. Then it hits. It has the old Stone Buildings of long ago one each of the four corners. I’m told it’s the only place in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank DeltaBiker
Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

The uptown area was a pleasant surprise. Interesting architecture, a nice mix of historic period buildings with boutiques, galleries, and restaurants, and easy to walk aroundll. A must if you are in Kingston.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank ross5100
Reviewed September 22, 2018

Variety of stores, interesting architecture - worth a visit and sit-down! We have coffee and lunch there every so often.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Frank-Sr316
Reviewed September 10, 2018

There are many bars and restaurants that are her and available. Many different choices. so if you want diversity and have a finicky palet. then this would be the place to go to find the right restaurant for you. There are also stores and for...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Noah O
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

The Stockade District has great speciality stores. It also has a plethora of stone houses dating back to the 1700s. You have to walk through the burial ground of the Dutch Reformed Church.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank deanodee96
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Uptown Kingston is a great place to stop. Right off NYS thruway. Abundant choices of food and drink all affordable and all tasty

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank timbZ2979JJ
Reviewed August 23, 2018

The good news....some very cool shops and restaurants. A wonderful book and cafe shop called The Rough Draft. Another amazing shop Exit 19. The French restaurant and the Greek restaurant KOVO definitely need to be checked out. The bad news......many places are not open on...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank leah262
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 10 nearby hotels
Super 8 by Wyndham Kingston
690 reviews
.39 miles away
Best Western Plus Kingston Hotel & Conference Center
393 reviews
.51 miles away
Superlodge Kingston
90 reviews
1.04 miles away
Quality Inn & Suites Kingston
243 reviews
1.06 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 224 nearby restaurants
Hoffman House
260 reviews
.09 miles away
Deising's Bakery, Restaurant, and Catering
257 reviews
.14 miles away
Duo Bistro
130 reviews
.12 miles away
Dallas Hot Weiners
58 reviews
.14 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 46 nearby attractions
Forsyth Park
80 reviews
.41 miles away
Old Dutch Church
54 reviews
.18 miles away
Senate House State Historic Site
55 reviews
.18 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
November 8, 2017|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from ChannahAbraham | Reviewed this property |
The nearest movie theater is in the Hudson Valley Mall off of State Highway 9W in the Town of Ulster, which is about a ten minute drive from Uptown Kingston.
February 17, 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from HandyAngie74 | Reviewed this property |
They’re also all clustered together
February 14, 2017|
Response from julia m | Reviewed this property |
I was there in mid-January and had a nice time shopping, although some shops were closed on Sunday. More are open on Friday and Saturday.