The national capital Washington is located 200 miles (322 kilometers) southwest of Hudson, while Newark lies 9 miles (14 kilometers) to the west.
Explore Hudson's sights. See the African Burial Ground National Monument and the Woolworth Building.
Don't just limit yourself to Hudson; Hudson Valley contains plenty of natural and cultural attractions which await the savvy traveler. Make sure you check out the Montgomery Place and Bard College in and around Red Hook, about 3 miles (5 kilometers) away. A journey to Weehawken is another worthwhile option It's about 4 miles (6 kilometers) from Hudson and is home to the Weehawken Water Tower and Port Imperial Ferry Terminal.
Rent a vehicle and spend half a day in Hoboken, a major city for the region, located 2 miles (3 kilometers) from Hudson. The city has plenty of attractions, such as Hoboken Historical Museum, Stevens Institute of Technology and Pier A Park. Monroe Center for the Arts, Church Square Park and Hoboken City Hall are also good spots for calling into while you are here.
Visitors with a passion for basketball or ice hockey should visit Barclays Center Brooklyn, the home of local favorites the Brooklyn Nets and the much-loved New York Islanders. The stadium is located in Brooklyn, 3 miles (5 kilometers) to the southeast of Hudson. After the game, follow the throngs of local sports fans to a nearby pub and relive the match's highlights over a few drinks.
The handiest major airport, LaGuardia Airport, is situated in New York, 8 miles (13 kilometers) to the northeast of Hudson, so take that into account when planning your trip.