Destination guide

Why people love visiting arty Beacon

Enjoy the art galleries and other features of Beacon. This city's waterfalls, restaurants and hiking draw many visitors. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Beacon

Are you looking for attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Beacon a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Fishkill Ridge (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Hudson River Adventures (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Fishkill Golf Course (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • SplashDown Beach (4.4 mi / 7 km)
  • Storm King State Park (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Benmaryle Wineries (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Beacon

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Beacon is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Hudson Highlands State Park (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Delano-Hitch Recreation Park (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Little Stony Point Park (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Cronomer Hill Park (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Storm King State Park (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Foundry Dock Park (5.6 mi / 9 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Beacon

Fly into Newburgh, NY (SWF-Stewart Intl.), the closest airport, located 6.9 mi (11 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Danbury, CT (DXR-Danbury Municipal), which is 25.7 mi (41.3 km) away.

Where to stay near Beacon?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 205 holiday rentals near Beacon. From 149 Houses to 15 Cabins, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Beacon for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Beacon?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Beacon. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Dia Beacon: 247 holiday rentals
  • Madam Brett Homestead: 245 holiday rentals
  • McCann Ice Arena: 353 holiday rentals
  • West Point Foundry Preserve: 219 holiday rentals
  • Hudson Valley Research Park: 235 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Beacon listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Beacon?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 149 Houses in Beacon. Our other popular types of Beacon holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 15 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 15 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 15 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Farmhouses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Beacon?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 52 holiday homes with pool available in Beacon. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.