Kingston in Hudson Valley has a population of some 24,000 people.
Albany, the state capital, is 50 miles (80 kilometers) to the north of Kingston, while Springfield is 75 miles (121 kilometers) to the east.
Wander back through the ages by spending a little time at a selection of lovingly-preserved historic sites in Kingston. Three fascinating heritage sites to discover are the Montgomery Place, the Thomas Cole National Historic Site and the Senate House State Historic Site.
During the colder months, Kingston becomes a good place for snow-based activities. Pay a visit to Belleayre Mountain, Hunter Mountain Ski Resort or make arrangements for Windham Mountain Resort.
If you want to rest a while in a green urban park be sure to check out Dutchmans Landing Park or the popular Seamon Park. Capture nature, admire the flora and fauna or relax with the locals at these popular parks in Kingston.
If you have an interest in local zoos, make sure you add Bailiwick Ranch and Zoo to your itinerary to discover an interesting collection of animals. As you walk the paths, admire the lovingly created garden displays which enhance the ambience of the park.
The Opus 40 is a great oasis for those looking for something a little different in Kingston. Take advantage of the peace and quiet, ask the friendly staff about the guided tours, pick up a souvenir at the gift shop or just enjoy the lovingly crafted exhibits.
It doesn't mater whether you're staying in Kingston business or relaxation, you’ll get more out of your visit by spending a little time at the Old Dutch Church and the Emerson Place Kaleidoscope.