Meet Mary, a Poughkeepsie native. Step inside her Poughkeepsie, New York state of mind.
The best resources for learning about Poughkeepsie
The Poughkeepsie Journal
, Deal Chicken
or Sweet Jack
. Hudson Valley Weather on Facebook
Your go-to locale for...
Apple Pie Bakery at The Culinary Institute of America.
The hotel you always book or recommend to friends, and why:
The Courtyard Marriott on Route 9
in Poughkeepsie. It's a central and convenient location. [It is] also located next to Locust Grove
, the historic Samuel B. Morse estate.
The ONE thing visitors must see or do, and why:
Walkway Over the Hudson.
Walkway Over the Hudson
: Beautiful river views, it's the longest walking bridge in the country. Connects to the Rail Trail
and the Franny Reese
Your favorite hidden (or not so anymore) gem, and why:
The Beech Tree
, nice environment, affordable, good for a burger or a more upscale meal. Across from Vassar College
Number of hours or days required in town for the "full" experience:
The town is great for what type of visitor:
Those who (are):
- EPICURATE (the foodie)
- RECREATE (the adventure-seekers and fitness gurus)
- Other: History Buffs, to check out Hyde Park and the nearby historical estates.
The town is best explored by:
The town is best explored in: