The Best Activities to Hit in the Hudson Valley This Fall

With autumn in full swing, the Hudson Valley is alive with arts and music happenings, food and drink fun, and all kinds of seasonal festivities. It’s our region’s best season and below you’ll find the best activities to hit in this Hudson Valley this fall. 

Celebrate in Beacon NY at Second Saturday – Located about 25 minutes from us is Beacon, NY, a charming town and hot spot for contemporary art. The Beacon Second Saturday will be happening November 13th from 5pm to 9pm in downtown Beacon. This city-wide celebration of the arts has galleries and shops staying open late, with free gallery talks, live music, and wine tasting.

Spend an afternoon at a cider house – During your stay, spend a beautiful autumn day surrounded by fall color, sitting outdoors drinking hard cider. Check out Twin Star Orchards in New Paltz, offering Brooklyn Cider House ciders as well as delicious wood-fired pizza and burgers. Another spot to visit is Westwind Orchard in Accord, also making some incredible ciders. Their ciders are produced in the traditional method using true cider apples from their orchard in the Hudson River Valley. They also have a menu with pizzas and pastas as well as a delicious tiramisu for dessert.

Explore the Wallkill Rail Trail – Getting some fresh out in Mother Nature is a huge draw for guests coming to the Hudson Valley. Our natural beauty is unmatched and a great place to experience fall colors is the Wallkill Rail Trail. This fantastic spot offers 22 miles through the woods and countryside along a former railway and is one of the ten most iconic rail trails in the country. The trail serves hikers, joggers, bikers, horseback riders, and cross-country skiers and passes through several historic districts. The Empire State Trail section begins in New Paltz, with public parking options available in the Village.

Get lost in a corn maze – Whether you are traveling with young ones or not, enjoy some old fashioned fall fun by going through a local corn maze! There are several farms and orchards near our bed and breakfast offering corn mazes, along with apple picking, pumpkins, farm stands, bakeries, and more. Check out one of these below:

We would love for you to come see the amazing Hudson Valley for yourself! Our bed and breakfast offers the perfect location where you have access to all of the action but also the peace and privacy needed for a relaxing getaway. Book your fall getaway online today and contact us anytime for more information.

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