Destination guide

Why people love visiting arty Beacon

Enjoy the art galleries and other features of Beacon. This city's waterfalls, restaurants and hiking draw many visitors. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Beacon

Are you looking for attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Beacon a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Fishkill Ridge (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Hudson River Adventures (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Fishkill Golf Course (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • SplashDown Beach (4.4 mi / 7 km)
  • Storm King State Park (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Benmaryle Wineries (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Beacon

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Beacon is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Hudson Highlands State Park (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Delano-Hitch Recreation Park (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Little Stony Point Park (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Cronomer Hill Park (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Storm King State Park (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Foundry Dock Park (5.6 mi / 9 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Beacon

Fly into Newburgh, NY (SWF-Stewart Intl.), the closest airport, located 6.9 mi (11 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Danbury, CT (DXR-Danbury Municipal), which is 25.7 mi (41.3 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Beacon?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 230 holiday lettings around Beacon. From 156 houses to 6 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a mountain-view property in Beacon?

Nestle yourself and your group way up in the hills and get ready for spectacular sunrises, out-of-this-world stargazing and tons of fresh air. HomeAway has 52 alpine holiday properties available. After a different setting? See if any of our other properties stand out. Our range here includes:

  • 43 rural holiday accommodation options.
  • 35 water-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 24 village holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Beacon?

Say goodbye to uninspiring hotel rooms. Our house holiday rentals offer a personal touch — as well as all the space you and your group could need! There are 153 houses currently available on HomeAway. Prices start at £69 a night. If that doesn't agree with your group's style, we've got a number of other self-catering accommodation options to select from, such as:

  • Hotel: 43 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £45 per night.
  • Cottage: 13 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £89 per night.
  • Apartment: 10 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £75 per night.

Can I stay in Beacon in a large group?

Whether you're taking off on a special getaway with your relatives or spending a few nights away with your old school friends, it's always lots of fun being under the one roof! The good news is that HomeAway has places to suit you. 23 house holiday rentals are listed. At the moment, they're the leading choice here for big groups. The rental options that are perfect for large numbers around here include:

  • If yours is a crew of 6, we've got 41 holiday rentals suitable for that size. Spend a night from just £71.
  • If you've got 8 in your squad, you'll be pleased to hear that there are 31 rental properties that are ideal. Prices start at £126 a night.
  • Hunting down rental properties suitable for 10 people? You'll be delighted to hear we have 23 that'll be perfect. You can bag one for as little as £77 a night.

You and all your mates will be in good hands when you book your Beacon adventure through us!

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