Local Hudson Valley Activities

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New Paltz, Highland, and the entire Hudson Valley offer a wide array of attractions and activities to keep everyone busy!

Gofl courses in New Paltz NYGolfing is available by just stepping out our door onto the beautiful Applegreen’s Golf Course.

New Paltz Golf Course offers tee times for the early risers who like to catch the sunrise.

Vassar College Golf Course is 9 hole golf course located in Poughkeepsie on the beautiful Vassar College Campus.

Water Street Market is a quaint outdoor market with cobblestone streets offering outdoor chess, views of the waterfall, and great antiques in New Paltz.

The New Paltz Farmer’s Market offers delicious and diverse fare from local growers and producers each Sunday from June through November.

You may also enjoy biking, walking, running or jogging on the Wallkill Rail Trail that winds past the Water Street Market.

Enjoy a quiet walk around Lake Minnewaska on their manicured trail or challenge yourself with a hiking Peter’s Kill Path. When the snow flies break out the cross country skis.

Huguenot Street, one of the oldest streets in American, offers a peaceful and fascinating stroll past the original homes built in 1678.

The restaurants in New Paltz make it an absolute meca of fine dining in the Hudson Valley.

Dining and shopping in New Paltz NYSatisfy the Italian in you at Vignetto’s Cafe with an option for outdoor dining.

One mile down the road enjoy German food indoors or out with breathtaking views at The GunkHaus.

A Tavola Trattoria is a taste of rustic Italy in the heart of New Paltz.

Hokkaido is a treat for the sushi lover in you.

The Gilded Otter is a New Paltz brew pub offering a great selection of crafted beers to accompany a diverse lunch and dinner menu.

Please ask Alyssa about even more dining options in New Paltz, Highland, or anywhere else in Ulster County or Dutchess County.

Rock climbing the Shawangunk Ridge (aka The Gunks) offers a thrilling view of the Hudson Valley.

Wine tasting is a favorite past time here in the valley. A variety of wineries offer tastings and tours or travel the Shawangunk Wine Trail. Let Alyssa take you on a tour of the countryside. Check out our packages with a list of local wineries.

Walkway Over the Hudson is a renovated railroad bridge turned pedestrian walkway that is now a New York State Historic Park. Bicycles, leashed pets, and walkers of all ages are welcome.

New Paltz and the Gunks Fall FoliageSkydive the Ranch is the premier skydiving and parachuting school in New York State. Participate or just enjoy the show.

New York Zipline at Hunter Mountain is the longest and highest zipline tour in North America.

Apple picking at the local orchards is a fun way to spend the afternoon and enjoy the variety of apples. The Jenkin-Leukens Orchard offers apple picking in the months of September and October. Raspberry and Blackberry picking is offered in July.

In the Fall enjoy the changing leaves as they light up the roadsides.

These are just a few of the many attractions we offer here in the Hudson Valley. Come join us!