Destination guide

Why people love visiting lively Hudson Valley

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

  • 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

Travelers 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 center:

  • 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

Transportation 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 center. 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.

Where to stay around Hudson Valley?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 4,189 vacation rentals near Hudson Valley. From 2,550 Houses to 473 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Hudson Valley for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Hudson Valley?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Hudson Valley. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • New York: 5,664 vacation rentals
  • Pocono Mountains: 2,815 vacation rentals
  • Warrensburg: 543 vacation rentals
  • Manhattan: 3,051 vacation rentals
  • Lake George: 573 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Hudson Valley! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Hudson Valley?

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

  • New York: 5,664 rentals
  • Warrensburg: 543 rentals
  • Lake George: 370 rentals
  • Fire Island: 753 rentals
  • Saratoga Springs: 453 rentals

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

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when traveling by plane to Hudson Valley?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of vacation rentals in Hudson Valley are:

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK): 5,492 vacation rentals
  • LaGuardia Airport (LGA): 5,681 vacation rentals
  • Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR): 5,412 vacation rentals

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

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Hudson Valley?

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

  • Times Square: 5,597 rentals
  • Camelback Mountain: 1,895 rentals
  • Central Park: 3,923 rentals
  • United States Military Academy: 148 rentals
  • Lake George Beach: 490 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Hudson Valley listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

Explore destinations around Hudson Valley

New York
5,664 vacation rentals
543 vacation rentals
Lake George
370 vacation rentals
Fire Island
753 vacation rentals
Saratoga Springs
453 vacation rentals
317 vacation rentals
716 vacation rentals
Old Forge
160 vacation rentals
Jersey City
5,253 vacation rentals
324 vacation rentals
Lake Ariel
489 vacation rentals
146 vacation rentals
Mount Pocono
1,986 vacation rentals
East Stroudsburg
1,465 vacation rentals
392 vacation rentals
158 vacation rentals
New Paltz
255 vacation rentals
5,169 vacation rentals
Long Pond
1,568 vacation rentals
New Haven
482 vacation rentals