Destination guide

Old-world character, done New York-style

If the incredible views don't grab you, the charming neighbors definitely will. There's something almost magical about Rhinebeck, a quaint New York village brimming with character and personality at every turn. Equally historic and sophisticated, it's the place to visit if you're seeking a little bit of everything. When you book a Rhinebeck vacation rental, you'll experience it all: the echoes of eras past, modern-day style, fresh air, and the great outdoors. Whether you're traveling solo or with the family, you'll appreciate Rhinebeck's versatility.

Things to do

Pieces of history here, there and everywhere

If you're curious about where you're staying, pop over to the Museum of Rhinebeck History to delve deep into the area's past. Set in a 19th-century country house, the impressive Wilderstein is another historic museum worth visiting, if only for the immaculate mansion setting. Those with an appreciation for transportation will love the Trolley Museum of New York, which is home to the PATH car 143, salvaged from the World Trade Center in 2001. Vintage aircraft are on display at the Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome, and many of them still operate on weekends during air shows.


Old-time charm in utterly charming Rhinebeck

Capturing old-timey charm, Rhinebeck's boutiques are as whimsical as the city's streets. If you're more about nightlife, pop into one of the city's taprooms or underground bars for some live music and drinks. If you're excited to explore the area, a bus or walking tour of the Hudson Valley is a must. Rhinebeck also hosts many family-friendly festivals throughout the year, celebrating everything from crafts to wine to bacon. If you need a little TLC, escape your Rhinebeck vacation rental and stop by one of the area's many luxurious spas.


Grab your skis and a hat... you're headed to Rhinebeck

From the highest of highs to the lowest of lows, Rhinebeck doesn't disappoint when it comes to its 4 seasons. If you've booked a Rhinebeck vacation rental in the summer, expect some pleasant warmth. Average highs are in the mid-80s. It's equally pleasant in the spring, albeit with a slight chill in the air. If you prefer a chillier day, don't fretÑyou'll enjoy plenty in the winter, when temperatures drop to the low 20s. Snowfall in Rhinebeck averages roughly 50 inches a year, which is significantly more than the average American city. Grab your parka, your skis, and go!

Natural features

In the shadows of the Catskills

It's no surprise that Rhinebeck is so charming. The quaint village measures about 1.5 square miles in total. Located in Dutchess County, it's part of the Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown metropolitan area. The US 9 highway runs through it, providing quick access to other parts of the state. The entire region is framed by the majestic Catskill Mountains. The open fields here provide breathtaking spots to catch the sunrise or sunset, and if you look closely enough you might even catch a glimpse of the Hudson River shimmering in the distance.

How to get there

Transportation options to and around Rhinebeck

Fly into Hudson, NY (HCC-Columbia County), the closest airport, located 26.6 mi (42.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Newburgh, NY (SWF-Stewart Intl.), which is 31.5 mi (50.8 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Rhinebeck?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 671 vacation rentals near Rhinebeck. From 411 Houses to 89 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Rhinebeck for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Rhinebeck?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Rhinebeck:

  • Rhinebeck Village Business District: 15 vacation rentals
  • Hunter Mountain: 97 vacation rentals
  • Copake Lake: 31 vacation rentals
  • Bearsville: 301 vacation rentals
  • Glenford: 18 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Rhinebeck?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Rhinebeck. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Dutchess County Fairgrounds: 687 vacation rentals
  • Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck: 660 vacation rentals
  • Rhinecliff-Kingston Station: 712 vacation rentals
  • Museum of Rhinebeck History: 693 vacation rentals
  • God's Acre: 681 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Rhinebeck listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Rhinebeck?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 411 Houses in Rhinebeck. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Rhinebeck include:

  • Cabins: 89 rentals available
  • Cottages: 89 rentals available
  • Farmhouses: 32 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Rhinebeck?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 190 vacation rentals with pool available in Rhinebeck. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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