Destination guide

Why people love visiting lively Hudson Valley

The area's live music and history are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Hudson Valley. This city's hiking, riverfront and mountain views draw many visitors. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Hudson Valley

Are you searching for attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Hudson Valley a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • New Paltz Golf Course (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Robibero Winery (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Apple Greens Golf Course (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Whitecliff Vineyard (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Adair Vineyards (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • West Park Winery (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the mountains and other natural features in Hudson Valley

Travelers enjoy Hudson Valley for its riverfront and wildlife. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Hudson Valley is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mohonk Preserve Visitor Center (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Minnewaska State Park (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
  • Lippman Park (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • Richard L. Skimin Memorial Baseball Field (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Hudson Valley

The nearest airport is in Newburgh, NY (SWF-Stewart Intl.), located 18.5 mi (29.8 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Hudson, NY (HCC-Columbia County), which is 42.8 mi (68.8 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Poughkeepsie Station, Rhinecliff-Kingston Station and Appalachian Trail are the main stations in the area. Catch a ride on the metro at Wakefield Station for ease of access to the rest of the city.

How many vacation rentals are available around Hudson Valley?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 3,966 house rentals around Hudson Valley. From 2,466 Houses to 445 Cabins, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Hudson Valley is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Hudson Valley?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Hudson Valley. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • New York: 6,174 vacation rentals
  • Manhattan: 3,385 vacation rentals
  • Vermont: 4,564 vacation rentals
  • Brooklyn: 1,100 vacation rentals
  • New Jersey: 9,283 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Hudson Valley! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Hudson Valley?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Hudson Valley:

  • New York: 6,174 rentals
  • Jersey City: 5,631 rentals
  • Saratoga Springs: 447 rentals
  • Newark: 5,503 rentals
  • Union City: 4,363 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when travelling by plane to Hudson Valley?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of lodging choices in Hudson Valley are:

  • LaGuardia Airport (LGA): 6,069 home rentals
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK): 5,849 home rentals
  • Monticello, NY (MSV-Sullivan County Intl.): 297 home rentals

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holiday in Hudson Valley?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Hudson Valley. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Times Square: 6,068 vacation homes
  • Central Park: 4,199 vacation homes
  • Million Dollar Beach: 499 vacation homes
  • New Jersey City University: 6,035 vacation homes
  • Emerald Lake State Park: 1,058 vacation homes

But there are many other points of interest around Hudson Valley listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

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