Destination guide

Why people love visiting lively Hudson Valley

The area's live music and history are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Hudson Valley. This city's hiking, riverfront and mountain views draw many visitors. Many of our holiday 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 cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Hudson Valley a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • 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

Travellers 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 centre:

  • 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

Transport 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 centre. 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 holiday rentals are available around Hudson Valley?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,869 holiday lettings around Hudson Valley. From 418 flats & apartments to 403 cabins, 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 Hudson Valley?

Looming and mysterious, mountains are some of the most ruggedly scenic formations on Earth. If you've ever yearned to try high-altitude living, we've got you covered. HomeAway has 1,106 alpine holiday rentals available. On the hunt for something a little different? See if any of our other properties catch your eye. Our selection here includes:

  • 933 rural holiday accommodation options.
  • 492 village holiday accommodation options.
  • 489 water-view holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Hudson Valley?

Forget about standardized, cookie cutter hotel rooms. Our house holiday rentals have an unique, personal touch — as well as all the space you could possibly need! There are 2,324 houses currently on HomeAway. Prices start from £35 a night. If that doesn't agree with your posse's style, we've got a number of other self-catering accommodation options available, such as:

  • Hotel: 282 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £15 per night.
  • Apartment: 246 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £26 per night.
  • Cottage: 224 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £51 per night.

Can I stay in Hudson Valley in a large group?

The recipe for a wonderful holiday is unwinding with your favourite people in a totally new place. If you'll be hitting the road with a large group, HomeAway can help you. The most popular option for big groups here are house holiday rentals, and you'll find 528 available. Properties around the area that are just right for bigger groups include:

  • Looking for rentals that can sleep 6 people? We have 1,688 that will be suitable. The prices start from £27 per night.
  • If you have 8 in your family, you'll be happy to find out that there are 1,330 holiday rentals that are suitable. Prices start at £63 a night.
  • Travelling with 10 guests? We've got 822 accommodation for rent that will be ideal. Prices begin at just £77 per night.

So don't fret! When you book with us you can take your mom, your sister and all your besties to Hudson Valley.

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