Don’t take our word for it — there are many intriguing ways to spend time in the Hudson Valley, and seasoned travel writers keep coming back to find more. These investigators have been here, done that – and shared their recommendations with the rest of us!

If you’re looking for new places to hike, new wineries to tour, unbelievable food to sample, and historic sites you just can’t miss, read some of these recent articles. You may just discover something to check out during your next visit.

There is much more to New York than the skyscrapers of Manhattan by Ines Watson

It’s hard to believe that the quaint Hudson River Valley is only a few miles away from hustle and bustle of New York City, finds Ines Watson, writing for England’s Express newspaper. Only an hour-long train ride on Metro-North brings you to the hidden gems in counties like the Walkway in Dutchess, Woodbury Commons in Orange and Bethel Woods in Ulster.  Read more

A guide to the small towns of Hudson Valley and the Catskills by Amy Plitt

The Hudson Valley’s tourism is growing but there are smaller towns that aren’t as popular; nonetheless, are worth the visit. Whether you like the outdoors, the arts, shopping, or simply relaxing, Curbed NY says there’s a town in the Hudson Valley for you. Read more

10 Epic East Coast Road Trips to Take This Summer by U.S. News & World Report

Plan your next summer road trip on the East Coast. First stop: the Hudson Valley, where you can learn about the history behind the Revolutionary War, taste wine in the oldest wine region in the country, and eat farm fresh foods. Read more

The Most Incredible Hikes in Upstate New York, by Sarah Theeboom

It’s hiking season, and according to Thrillist, upstate New York is the place to go. Chase the waterfalls in Ulster County in Minnewaska State Park Preserve, catch jaw-dropping views of the Hudson River on Anthony’s Nose in Westchester County, or visit the ruins of the Cornish Estate in Putnam County. Read more

8 Top Hudson Valley Chefs Give their Restaurant Recommendations

The Hudson Valley has been well known for the views and relaxing atmosphere, but it’s increasingly becoming a hotspot for foodies as well. Writing for Chronogram, Marie Doyon asks some of the Hudson Valley’s top chefs to recommend their favorite places to eat. Read more

21 Things to do in the Hudson Valley and Catskills by Amy Plitt

There are so many things to do in the Hudson Valley it can be overwhelming. This Curbed NY article breaks it down with ideas including visiting art centers like DIA: Beacon or Storm King; hiking the Catskill Scenic Trail or Kaaterskill Falls; shopping at the Mystery Shop Antique or Stormville Airport Antique Show & Flea Market; and so much more. Read more