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nyc to kingston, ny. any sights before kingston? Aug. 2011

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nyc to kingston, ny. any sights before kingston? Aug. 2011

driving up for the hudson river cruise and to explore the area up there while summer is still here.

i know about the vanderbilt and rockefeller mansions in the area but is there anything before i get to kingston (or on our way back) off the thruway that i should perhaps stop and see? No children on this trip if that helps. also due to recent rainy weather, is there anything indoors to look into? would like to see some antique shops, etc.

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1. Re: nyc to kingston, ny. any sights before kingston? Aug. 2011

Think about visiting Franklin D. Roosevelt's home in Hyde Park.

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2. Re: nyc to kingston, ny. any sights before kingston? Aug. 2011

Walkway over the Hudson State park. Or go a little further and visit Opus 40.

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3. Re: nyc to kingston, ny. any sights before kingston? Aug. 2011

Walkway over the Hudson State park. Or go a little further and visit Opus 40. Or come over to our side and stop in Cold Spring and Beacon for the shopping. I only remember one antique store in New Paltz.

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4. Re: nyc to kingston, ny. any sights before kingston? Aug. 2011

Saugerties has a very downtown area and a pretty lighthouse that can be toured.

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5. Re: nyc to kingston, ny. any sights before kingston? Aug. 2011

what is opus 40?

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6. Re: nyc to kingston, ny. any sights before kingston? Aug. 2011

Look at opus40.org. It's an enormous work of art made from a quarry. It's Saugerties so can be coupled with lighthouse visit. I also like the downtown there.

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