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The Hudson Valley has 5 picturesque towns to visit this autumn.
The Hudson Valley, with its lush literatures and artistry, extensive rivers ide and mountains, and extensive walking and cycling routes, is no wonder New York's Hudson Valley is a prime summer holiday spot. Be it a family-friendly autumming event or a literature-inspired haunted trip to get into the Halloween ghosts, the Hudson Valley has a wealth of outdoor seasons against the vast Hudson Riviera and its scenic autumm leaves.
We' ve put together our top selections for the Hudson Valley trips you could be taking right now. Tarrytown, one of the most beloved fall destination in the Hudson Valley, is home to the yearly Great Jack O'Lantern Blaze. The Tarrytown is also the site of Washington Irving's Gothic Revival estate, Sunnyside, which is open to the population.
Guests of the historical Rheinbeck can enjoy the alternating sheets with an apple wine or beers from the taverna of America's oldest continually operated hotels, the Beekman Arms-Delamater Inn. The yearly New York State Sheep & Wool Festival takes place in Rheinebeck on October 14th and 15th. If you want to go shopping, the near department store Rheinebeck provides a wide range of Pendleton articles and cosy outwear.
It is no wonder that the town, which is the site of Washington Irving's legendary story of the Headless Rider, is a must for every Halloween visitor. Every autumn Philipsburg Manor turns into the ghostly Horseman's Hollow, a track full of evil spirits, warlocks, dead men, spirits and warriors. There are also nightly graveyard trips, ghostly hay cart rides and a show of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.
If you are looking for peace and quiet this summer, you will probably find it in the picturesque town of Cold Spring. It is ideal for a autumn week-end trip with its enchanting stores and lovely dining areas such as Le Bouchon and Cold Spring Depot. Autumn is the best period for walking and those who enjoy the outdoors should go to Hudson.
Olana State Historic Site (with the former home of Hudson River School artist Frederic Edwin Church) provides kilometres of meandering paths, while the High Falls Conservation Area is known for its spectacular cascade offalls.