8 days in Hudson River Valley Itinerary

8 days in Hudson River Valley Itinerary

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Tarrytown
— 1 night
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Poughkeepsie
— 4 nights
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Albany
— 2 nights
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Tarrytown

— 1 night
Tarrytown is a village in the town of Greenburgh in Westchester County, New York, United States. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): stroll around Storm King Art Center and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Graymoor, The Holy Mountain. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll the grounds of Old Dutch Church and Burying Ground, contemplate the long history of Philipsburg Manor, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Kykuit.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Tarrytown trip itinerary site.

Charlotte to Tarrytown is an approximately 10-hour car ride. Traveling from Charlotte in April, expect Tarrytown to be slightly colder, temps between 58°F and 40°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can go by car to Poughkeepsie.

Things to do in Tarrytown

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Poughkeepsie

— 4 nights
Poughkeepsie, officially the City of Poughkeepsie, is a city in the state of New York, United States, which is the county seat of Dutchess County. Popular historic sites such as Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum and Calvary Chapel of the Hudson Valley are in your itinerary. Let the collections at Locust Grove Estate and CronArtUSA Ryan Cronin capture your imagination. Change things up with these side-trips from Poughkeepsie: Mohonk Preserve (in New Paltz), Lighthouse (in Saugerties) and National Purple Heart Hall Of Honor (in New Windsor). Next up on the itinerary: snap pictures at Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park, contemplate the long history of Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt, appreciate the extensive heritage of Historic Huguenot Street, and don't miss a visit to G. Steve Jordan Gallery.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Poughkeepsie road trip app.

Traveling by car from Tarrytown to Poughkeepsie takes 1.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 61°F, and evening lows to 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can drive to Albany.

Things to do in Poughkeepsie

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Albany

— 2 nights
Albany is the capital of the U.S. state of New York and the seat of Albany County. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Albany Pine Bush Preserve, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, then learn more about the world around you at New York State Museum, and finally ponder the world of politics at New York State Capitol. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Burden Iron Works Museum, examine the collection at FASNY Museum of Firefighting, then admire the striking features of Olana State Historic Site, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Emerge Gallery & Art Space.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Albany trip planner.

Drive from Poughkeepsie to Albany in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 58°F, and evening lows to 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Albany

Museums · Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips