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Poughkeepsie
A short ride away from New York City on the Metro North commuter rail, Poughkeepsie sits on the banks of the Hudson River. The close proximity of Vassar College and the Culinary Institute of America guarantees the presence of fun boutiques and fine dining. Main Mall Row, a group of 1870s Renaissance Revival storefronts along Poughkeepsie's Main Street is on the National Register of Historic Places. The twenty-two surrounding parks provide the opportunity to take a relaxing break from city life.

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Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park
Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park
Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park is a 19th century railroad bridge transformed into the world's longest elevated pedestrian park.
Attraction type: Bridges
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Locust Grove Estate
Locust Grove Estate
Owner description: Overlooking the Hudson River in Poughkeepsie New York, the 200-acre Locust Grove Estate is a museum and nature preserve centered on a 45-room Italianate villa built in 1851... more Owner description: Overlooking the Hudson River in Poughkeepsie New York, the 200-acre Locust Grove Estate is a museum and nature preserve centered on a 45-room Italianate villa built in 1851. Begining in 1895 new owners William and Martha Young redecorated the mansion with their vast collection of art and antiques, and added new gardens. Mr. and Mrs. Young's daughter, Annette, lived at Locust Grove until 1975, preserving the estate essentially as her parents had used it. Inside the historic mansion, step back in time to the early years of the 20th century; the Young family's collection of Hudson River School paintings, early 19th-century American furniture, and personal possessions are still in place after more than a century. less
Attraction type: Points of Interest & Landmarks
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Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar College
Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar College
Attraction type: Art Museums
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Vassar College
Vassar College
Attraction type: Universities & Schools
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Marist College
Marist College
Attraction type: Educational sites
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Rosticceria Rossi and Sons
Rosticceria Rossi and Sons
Ranked #1 of 277 Restaurants in Poughkeepsie
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Takeout
Mill House Brewing Company
Mill House Brewing Company
Ranked #2 of 277 Restaurants in Poughkeepsie
Price: $10 - $25
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub, Gastropub
Good for: Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Brunch, Lunch, Drinks, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Nic L Inn Wine Cellar on the Hudson
Nic L Inn Wine Cellar on the Hudson
Ranked #3 of 277 Restaurants in Poughkeepsie
Price: $12 - $30
Cuisines: Italian, Wine Bar, American
Good for: Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Families with children, Bar scene, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Drinks, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Lola's Catering and Cafe
Lola's Catering and Cafe
Ranked #4 of 277 Restaurants in Poughkeepsie
Price: $5 - $45
Cuisines: American, Cafe
Good for: Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Delivery, Seating, Takeout
The Artist's Palate
The Artist's Palate
Ranked #5 of 277 Restaurants in Poughkeepsie
Price: $16 - $30
Cuisines: American, Contemporary
Good for: Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Families with children, Large groups, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Vassar Alumnae House
Vassar Alumnae House
$40 - $123
Ranked #9 of 13 Hotels in Poughkeepsie

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Holy Cross Monastery
Holy Cross Monastery
$60
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in West Park
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2.5 of 5
Towne Inn of Fishkill
$75 - $77
Ranked #10 of 14 Hotels in Fishkill
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Hampton Inn & Suites Poughkeepsie
2.5 of 5
Hampton Inn & Suites Poughkeepsie
$122 - $253
Ranked #1 of 13 Hotels in Poughkeepsie
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Best Western Plus The Inn & Suites At The Falls
2.5 of 5
Best Western Plus The Inn & Suites At The Falls
$121 - $259
Ranked #2 of 13 Hotels in Poughkeepsie
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Courtyard Poughkeepsie
3.0 of 5
Courtyard Poughkeepsie
$125 - $294
Ranked #3 of 13 Hotels in Poughkeepsie
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