5 days in Hudson River Valley Itinerary

5 days in Hudson River Valley Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Hudson River Valley vacation planner
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Albany
— 1 day
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Hudson
— 2 nights
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Poughkeepsie
— 1 night
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Sleepy Hollow
— 1 night
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Albany — 1 day

Albany is the capital of the U.S. state of New York and the seat of Albany County. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Albany Distilling Company, then get engrossed in the history at USS Slater DE-766, then get a new perspective on nature at New York State Museum, and finally browse the exhibits of New York State Capitol.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Albany online trip builder.

Buffalo to Albany is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or do a combination of taxi and train. In September in Albany, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Hudson.
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Hudson — 2 nights

Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): relax in the rural setting at Hancock Shaker Village, admire the masterpieces at Norman Rockwell Museum, and then admire the masterpieces at Chesterwood Museum. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Olana State Historic Site, then enjoy the sea views from Saugerties Lighthouse, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Hudson day trip site.

Traveling by car from Albany to Hudson takes an hour. Traveling from Albany in September, plan for slightly colder nights in Hudson, with lows around 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Poughkeepsie.
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Poughkeepsie — 1 night

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. On the 25th (Sun), snap pictures at Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park, then contemplate the long history of Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, then contemplate the long history of Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site, and finally don't miss a visit to G. Steve Jordan Gallery.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Poughkeepsie tour builder website.

Traveling by car from Hudson to Poughkeepsie takes an hour. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Hudson in September: highs in Poughkeepsie hover around 78°F, while lows dip to 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Sleepy Hollow.
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Sleepy Hollow — 1 night

Sleepy Hollow is a village in the town of Mount Pleasant in Westchester County, New York. On the 26th (Mon), admire the natural beauty at Kykuit, then experience rural life at Faraway Farm Alpacas, and then stroll the grounds of Sleepy Hollow Cemetery.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Sleepy Hollow trip planner.

You can drive from Poughkeepsie to Sleepy Hollow in 1.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Sleepy Hollow are 77°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive back home.
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