Things to do

Walkway Over the Hudson
The longest elevated pedestrian bridge in the world (212 feet tall, 1.28 miles long).
61 Parker Avenue, Poughkeepsie, NY
(845) 454-9649

Powerhouse Theater
New plays, musical workshops, and readings of works-in-progress on the Vassar campus each summer.
124 Raymond Avenue, Poughkeepsie, NY
(845) 437-5907

Bardavon 1869 Opera House
The oldest continuously operating theater in the state, the Bardavon is home to the Hudson Valley Philharmonic and the primary venue for touring artists and musicians.
35 Market Street, Poughkeepsie, NY
(845) 473-2072

Dutchess County Rail Trail
13-mile trail from the Walkway Over the Hudson in Poughkeepsie to Hopewell Junction.
(845) 298-4600

Upstate Films
Foreign, independent, documentary, and animated films as well as lectures by guest filmmakers, scholars, and critics.
6415 Montgomery Street, Rhinebeck, NY
(845) 876-2515

Trevor Zoo
At the Milbrook School, the zoo was founded by Frank Trevor, the school’s first biology teacher, and today houses 80 different species including nine endangered species.
131 Millbrook School Road, Millbrook, NY
(845) 677-3704

Mid-Hudson Discovery Museum
A destination for families with young children with exhibits that focus on early literacy, art, and early STEM education.
75 N. Water Street, Poughkeepsie, NY
(845) 471-0589

Overlook Drive-In Theatre
Family-owned and operated only a short drive from campus.
126 Degarmo Road
(between routes 44 & 55)
Poughkeepsie, NY 12063

Four Brothers Drive-In
A drive-in experience that is really unique with gourmet food, a fire pit, mini-golf and so much more.
4957 NY-22, Amenia, NY 12501

Poughkeepsie Galleria
Premier shopping destination with department stores, specialty shops, restaurants, and a multiplex theater.
2001 South Road (Route 9), Poughkeepsie, NY
(845) 297-7600

Meet Me In Marlborough
A group of Milton and Marlboro farmers and business people united to promote local agriculture and tourism to our regional market.

Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area 

Dutchess County Tourism 

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