Destination guide

Why people love visiting lively Hudson Valley

The area's live music and history are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Hudson Valley. This city's hiking, riverfront and mountain views draw many visitors. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Hudson Valley

Are you searching for attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Hudson Valley a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • New Paltz Golf Course (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Robibero Winery (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Apple Greens Golf Course (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Whitecliff Vineyard (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Adair Vineyards (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • West Park Winery (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the mountains and other natural features in Hudson Valley

Travellers enjoy Hudson Valley for its riverfront and wildlife. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Hudson Valley is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mohonk Preserve Visitor Center (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Minnewaska State Park (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
  • Lippman Park (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • Richard L. Skimin Memorial Baseball Field (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Hudson Valley

The nearest airport is in Newburgh, NY (SWF-Stewart Intl.), located 18.5 mi (29.8 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Hudson, NY (HCC-Columbia County), which is 42.8 mi (68.8 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Poughkeepsie Station, Rhinecliff-Kingston Station and Appalachian Trail are the main stations in the area. Catch a ride on the metro at Wakefield Station for ease of access to the rest of the city.

Where to stay near Hudson Valley?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 4,101 holiday rentals near Hudson Valley. From 2,406 Houses to 467 Cabins, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Hudson Valley for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Hudson Valley?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Hudson Valley. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • New York: 5,320 holiday rentals
  • Manhattan: 3,066 holiday rentals
  • Brooklyn: 1,029 holiday rentals
  • Times Square: 5,265 holiday rentals
  • SoHo: 2,256 holiday rentals

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Hudson Valley! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Hudson Valley?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Hudson Valley with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • New York: 5,320 holiday homes
  • New Haven: 445 holiday homes
  • Jersey City: 4,825 holiday homes
  • Wilmington: 437 holiday homes
  • Chelsea: 60 holiday homes

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Hudson Valley?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of holiday homes near to airports. Airports with a large selection of rentals in Hudson Valley are:

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK): 5,140 holiday houses
  • New York, NY (JRE-East 60th Street Heliport): 5,283 holiday houses
  • Poughkeepsie, NY (POU-Dutchess County): 287 holiday houses

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Hudson Valley?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Hudson Valley. From HomeAway travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Times Square: 5,265 holiday rentals
  • Central Park: 3,664 holiday rentals
  • New York City Fire Museum: 5,264 holiday rentals
  • Columbus Circle: 5,259 holiday rentals
  • Loren Campbell Memorial Field: 370 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Hudson Valley listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday homes.

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