The Caldwell House, located in the Hudson River Valley of New York is just brimming with activities, attractions and adventures! Check out our Facebook page where we are constantly updating our dropdown menu of things to do, places to go, etc.

Whether your interest is shopping, outdoor adventures, the history of the Hudson Valley or even just leisurely enjoying the beauty of the valley, there is plenty for you to enjoy. Here is just a sampling of exciting things the Hudson Valley holds for its visitors:

Eat, Drink, and Shop


We will provide you a list of our favorites.

The Arts


The Great Outdoors

  • BALLOON RIDES - Hot air balloon rides just a half hour away.
  • ENCHANTED BALOON RIDES - Ideal for small groups 2 or 4 people.
  • BIKING - Come by train on the NJTransit Metro North (Port Jervis line) to the Salisbury Mills/Cornwall station only 1/2 miles away. We have bikes available for rent.
  • HUDSON VALLEY BIKING - Ride to local wineries, a gourmet cheese farm, through artist hamlets, or along the majestic Hudson River.
  • East Mountain Sports Climbing School - Rock and Ice climbing guide service operating out of a full service Rock Climbing retail store near "The Gunks". Open year round and offering private lessons. 845-255-3280845-255-3280
  • SCHUNEMUNK MOUNTAIN - Six marked trails ranging from 1.6 to 8. 1 miles. Excellent views.
  • CROWS NEST AND STORM KING - Ah wilderness!
  • BLACK ROCK FOREST - Marked and unmarked trails ranging from short walks to long hikes.
  • BEAR MT. STATE PARK - Spectacular views & 5000 acres of trails.
  • HIL-MAR LODGE - Swimming Pool and Tennis Courts. Nominal fee. 5 minutes away.
  • BEAR MOUNTAIN State Park Pool - Ice skating in winter.
  • STORM KING ADVENTURE TOURS - Offering great kayaking, mountain biking and hiking tours of the area.
  • THE KOI FARM - Beautiful Japanesse Koi can be purchased here for your outdoor fish pond.
  • SCHUNNEMUNK SHADOW STABLES - Offering one hour private lessons as well as summer horse camp.
  • MOUNT PETER - AWESOME SKIING AND RIDING just 35 minutes away.

Unique Sites

  • MOODNA VIADUCT - The largest railroad trestle spanning a land mass East of the Mississippi. Breathtaking.
  • ROUTES 9W, South of Comwall, and Old Storm King Highway, Route 218 - Eye popping views.
  • BEAR MOUNTAIN BRIDGE - Spaning the Hudson River for nearly 80 years.
  • HUDSON HIGHLANDS CRUISES AND TOURS - Relax and enjoy scenic views.
  • HUDSON RIVER ADVENTURES - Relax and enjoy the Hudson River.

Wow! So much to see and do!