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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.

American Restaurant
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“A local must visit - upscale American fare made with locally sourced ingredients & served in a restored farmhouse.”
  • 151 locals recommend
Ski Area
“Great family ski resort good in all seasons. Gondola runs on summer weekends as well. Beautiful views from the top. ”
  • 127 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“You can hop on the Metro North and get there in an hour and a half. Picnics are encouraged and you can spend the entire day here!”
  • 136 locals recommend
Art Museum
“In 2003, a 300,000-square-foot former Nabisco box factory on Beacon’s waterfront was converted into this cutting-edge contemporary art museum. Fantastic Art Collection. If you have a strong interest in Contemporary Art- this is a MUST. As good as any NYC museums. 45 minutes drive from Kingston. ”
  • 148 locals recommend
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Diner
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“Everyone loves the Phoenicia Diner! Seems like everyone heading up or down Route 28 stops off here for one of their skillet breakfasts or to have a drink and watch live music on their patio on the weekends. ”
  • 195 locals recommend
Historic Site
“Walk the grounds and the property hiking trails for free from sun up to sun down. Best view of the Hudson River and Valley! One of our favorite places to see the sun set. Tours of Frederick Church's historic home are $12 and sell out well in advance. ”
  • 101 locals recommend
Outlet Mall
“Every designer store you can thinkof from Gap to Gucci, Coach to Calvin. Great prices”
  • 126 locals recommend
Concert Hall
“Eat at Alta or bring a picnic. Explore the towns of Lenox and Stockbridge... ”
  • 161 locals recommend
Trail
“If you’re interested in going a little further and incorporation a hike I Highly Recommend Kaaterskill Falls. (One of the highest waterfalls in NY) ”
  • 146 locals recommend
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Trail
“A great mix of hiking trails from easy to difficult. easily accessible views”
  • 131 locals recommend
Music Venue
“It's 15 miles to celebrity entertainers. The drive there could take 18 to 60 minutes, depending on the time of year with traffic.”
  • 104 locals recommend
Fire Station
“Conveniently located 10 minuets away, ski or snowboard at Hunter Mountain! ”
  • 103 locals recommend
Resort
“Like a Castle on a Mountain. Stunning views on a lake and an old Victorian castle. Make a reservation for a meal and stay for the day. They have a good spa also. Very expensive to stay overnight and there is a fee to enter the grounds - if they will even let you in... depends upon how crowded they are. Good hiking. ”
  • 130 locals recommend
Lodging
“Windham another Catskills Premiere Ski resort with Ski Tubing and relaxed atmoshpere.”
  • 80 locals recommend
Art Museum
“If you are a fan of the artist, you must visit the museum! It's located in the Berkshires in MA, about an hour's drive from West Hartford. It is also close to Edith Wharton's (the author) home, The Mount, so you could visit both in the same day.”
  • 93 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Hillsdale NY - The closest skiing to Hudson. On the Eastern side of Columbia County in Hillsdale NY. Right near the Western Massachusetts border and Great Barrington, which is worth a stop if you're over there.”
  • 80 locals recommend