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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Place of Worship
“Beautiful walking trails picturesque and serene areas. Well curated exhibits. The monastery serves a $6 vegetarian lunch on Saturdays and Sundays ”
  • 16 locals recommend
Bar
“For melt in your mouth cider donuts, and life bands during crop season- a short drive north, but my personal favorite as a former resident of Fishkill. Family Friendly activities especially in the summer and Fall”
  • 19 locals recommend
Beach
“Winter park with snowshoeing, cross-country skiing and sledding with rentals and a cafe. In the summer, a lake and snack bar.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Route
“Hiking trails, picnic areas, rowboats available for rent. In the winter there are groomed trails for cross country skiing and snowshoeing.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Bakery
“Barton Orchards has plenty seasonal activities, including TreeTop Advendures, Petting Zoo, Tap Room, Fun Park, Live Music, Corn Maze, Farmers Market, Fruits & Vegetable Picking, Hay Ride, Haunted House, etc.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Place to shop
“The Stormville Flea Market is one of New York's largest and most popular outdoor flea markets with over 600 vendors. April 27 & 28 May 25 & 26 June 8- Food Truck and Craft Beer Festival June 15- Ultimate Family Yardsale July 6 & 7 August 31 & September 1 September 14- Ultimate Family Yardsale September 28- Wine, Cider, and Food Truck Festival October 12 & 13 November 2 & 3 ”
  • 7 locals recommend
State / Provincial Park
“Great Hiking and cross country skiing. Canopus Beach for Lake swimming in the summer.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Park
“Swimming at Canopus Lake is excellent and is surrounded by hiking trails, picnic spots and other activities.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Campground
“Clarence Fahnestock Memorial State Park is a delight for outdoor enthusiasts. This 14,086-acre park, boasts hiking trails, a beautiful beach, picnic areas, scenic campground, and abundant opportunities for boating, hunting, fishing, and birding. The park is also home to Fahnestock Winter Park, which includes 20 kilometers of groomed trails for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. The large beach at Canopus Lake is the jewel of Clarence Fahnestock Memorial State Park. Its sandy shore and nearby picnic area are enjoyed by thousands of bathers. In addition to swimming, campers and day trippers can fish in or tour Canopus Lake by rowboats, which are available for rental by the hour or the day. The scenic campground, formed along the park's natural rock ridges, provides alcoves of privacy and tranquility for campers. Each of the 80 campsites has a picnic table, charcoal grill, and fire ring. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Fun, family-friendly brewery know for IPAs. Good brick oven pizza and vintage arcade games, too”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Nestled at the foothills of the Berkshire Mountains, Beekman Golf Course is one of New York State’s most spectacular public 27 hole golf courses. Built in 1963, the course is conveniently located in Dutchess County just north of the Junction of Route 84 and the Scenic Taconic State Parkway. Our three signature courses wind their way along the Taconic, through the Valley, and over the Highlands with spectacular mountain and valley views from many holes. Beekman Golf Course is within a 2 mile radius of your stay.”
  • 1 local recommends
Natural Feature
“Great dog-friendly local place to cool off. It’s a 5 min drive and even on weekends it’s usually not too busy. There are no facilities here and no rentals. Please ask me if you’d like to borrow my floaties!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Park
“Spend some time on the Appalachian Trail on a hike above Canopus Lake, or get some legwork in on an 8 mile loop on the Three Lakes Trail. Stop by the park office for a $10 trail map and some good advice. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
  • 1 local recommends
Food
“Closest place for necessities. They also make sandwiches, pizza and breakfast.”
  • 3 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Brewery
“Fun, family-friendly brewery know for IPAs. Good brick oven pizza and vintage arcade games, too”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Nestled at the foothills of the Berkshire Mountains, Beekman Golf Course is one of New York State’s most spectacular public 27 hole golf courses. Built in 1963, the course is conveniently located in Dutchess County just north of the Junction of Route 84 and the Scenic Taconic State Parkway. Our three signature courses wind their way along the Taconic, through the Valley, and over the Highlands with spectacular mountain and valley views from many holes. Beekman Golf Course is within a 2 mile radius of your stay.”
  • 1 local recommends
Meal Takeaway
  • 1 local recommends
Bar
  • 2 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“Convenient pull off if your traveling north bound on the Taconic. If your traveling south bound you just have to back track a little bit.”
  • 1 local recommends
Italian Restaurant
“Family owned, rustic, Italian, Tuscany style restaurant features tantalizing dishes from all of the different regions of Italy. Brick Oven Pizzeria and Bakery as well as Gluten Free Pasta! ”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend

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