Pawling is a great place to stay while you are exploring Poughkeepsie as many of the city’s most popular attractions are nearby. The Richter Park Golf Course and the Richter Arts Center are amongst the many interesting place to visit here. And don’t miss the Ives Concert Park and the Matrix Conference and Banquet Center.
To really understand Poughkeepsie, head to one of its many cultural destinations. In particular, you should make sure you check out Locust Grove, the Danbury Railway Museum in Danbury and the Military Museum of Southern New England. Book seats for a live performance at the Bananas Comedy Club and the Danbury Music Centre in Danbury.
If the weather is good, follow the locals and make the most of the local natural destinations. There are some nice urban parks, so why not take a break in the Tarrywile Park and Mansion in Danbury.
Some of the best golf courses around include the McCann Golf Course. Grab your golf bag and tee off.
Browse the boutiques and do some people-watching in the nearby shopping hotspots such as the Danbury Fair Mall in Danbury and Poughkeepsie Galleria.
Should you be fortunate enough to visit the area in winter, grab your googles, scarf and skis and head for the fresh powder at ski centers such as the Woodbury Ski Area in Waterbury.
Come see popular sporting heroes, the Hudson Valley Renegades, do battle at the iconic Dutchess Stadium, Fishkill. To endear yourself with the locals, be sure to wear black, blue, silver and white, the colors of the Hudson Valley Renegades.
For a real taste of this fascinating part of the world, think about booking a room at one of the area’s many accommodation options. The Ramada Fishkill, the HYATT house Fishkill/Poughkeepsie and the Crowne Plaza Danbury are just some of the many great places to stay around here.