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Top bookstore recommendations from locals

Historic Site
“The tour in the mansion gives historic details but we favor the grounds at Olana. Perfect for a long woodsy walk or hilly run or simply taking in the instillation art found throughout the land. ”
  • 130 locals recommend
Concert Hall
“Great farm to table comfort food alongside live performances—check their website to see which musicians, comedians, magicians, or circus performers will be there during your time upstate ”
  • 95 locals recommend
“Hillsdale, NY: 35 minute drive from house. Modest ski resort with 7 lifts, 3 terrain parks, 36 trails, night riding & equipment rentals.”
  • 86 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Situated on three-hundred acres in the Hudson Valley, Art Omi presents the works of contemporary artists and architects, and offers the opportunity to experience a range of large-scale works in a singular outdoor environment, plus a 1,500 square foot gallery. The Sculpture & Architecture Park currently offers more than 60 works of art and architecture on view, with pieces added or exchanged each year.”
  • 93 locals recommend
“The entrance is located in Copake, NY. It is a bit of a drive from Great Barrington, about 25 minutes, but worth it to spend the day hiking and cooling off along the falls. ”
  • 83 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Prairie Whale – 30 mins - One of our favorites. If you’re familiar with Andrew Tarlow (Diner, Marlow and Sons, etc…) then you’ll get the vibe of Prairie Whale. ”
  • 63 locals recommend
Historic Site
“The home of Frederick Edwin Church, key figure in the Hudson River School of painting. Stunning setting and a significant example of neo-moorish architecture. Really worth a visit! ”
  • 34 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“This place is a top-notch grocery store that you can get all your specialty food items at. Great for sandwiches or to grab some food for a picnic at Tanglewood or even at home to cook!”
  • 69 locals recommend
“Hudson, NY: Former blacksmith's shop-turned-eatery serving a seasonal menu of farm-to-table New American fare .”
  • 68 locals recommend
Boarding House
“Incredible farm to table restaurant with unique dishes and $1 oyster specials ”
  • 66 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
“Hudson, NY: Locally sourced, inventive New American cuisine from a husband-wife team in a lively, upscale space.”
  • 57 locals recommend
“Asian inspired bar with eclectic decor, good cocktails and Asian food with a great vibe. Outdoor courtyard! ”
  • 54 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
“Best farm to table restaurant in the region! Beautifully designed, wonderful ambience ”
  • 56 locals recommend
Vietnamese Restaurant
“Maker Hotel – 40 mins - $$$ Go here for cocktails. They have a bar with a fireplace and ”
  • 53 locals recommend
“Historic home and studio of painter Thomas Cole. Hosts beautifully curated art exhibits year-round ”
  • 37 locals recommend