Category Archives: Dutchess County

a wooden table top full of Thanksgiving feast buffet food including turkey, steak, potatoes, tomatoes, apples and more with lit wax candles

Thanksgiving 2018 Buffets, Feasts, and Restaurants in Poughkeepsie, NY

Don’t want to spend the cooking and cleanup time on a big meal this Thanksgiving? Instead, find a restaurant near you that’s open on Thanksgiving 2018 for a big and tasty meal. That way, you can enjoy a delicious Thanksgiving dinner without worry. For residents in and near the cities of Poughkeepsie and Kingston, New York, we’d definitely recommend checking out these Thanksgiving buffets and feasts near you!

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a line of spooky candle lit pumpkin jack o' lanterns surrounded by other candles, lanterns, and a lone crow for Halloween

Haunted Houses and Pumpkin Patches in Kingston and Poughkeepsie, NY

We’ve previously covered Halloween 2018 events in the Kingston and Poughkeepsie area, but this primarily covered parties, parades, and festivals. There are a few more Halloween staples we weren’t able to fit in due to space, so we’ll include them together here. In case you’re in the mood for scares, we’d found haunted houses and attractions near you. Additionally, for those wishing to carve jack o’ lanterns, check out these local pumpkin patches, farms, and orchards. All are either in or near the cities of Kingston and Poughkeepsie, New York.

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Art and History Museums in Kingston and Poughkeepsie, NY

Museums are informative, entertaining, and relaxing all in one. A great time out of the house at a nearby location, there are many art and history museums close by. For those in Kingston, New York, and Poughkeepsie, New York, enjoy these museums throughout Ulster County and the Hudson Valley.

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Coffee and Tea Shops in Poughkeepsie, NY

A cup of coffee or tea is a perfect morning drink for any season, but there’s something special that pairs these drinks more closely to the gentle, cool weather of fall. If you need a local place to stop by on your way to or back from work, then please try these attractions found in Dutchess County. You’ll find something to love, whether you want a hot or iced cup or mug. Here are the best coffee and tea shops located in Poughkeepsie, New York.

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Bookstores and Libraries in Kingston, NY

September is coming up which means school will be back in session. Do you have family members going back to school? A son or daughter, or a brother or sister? Whether you know someone headed to preschool for the first time or going back for their last year of college, they’ll need to stock up on school supplies and a reading list.

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2018 4th of July Fireworks in Hudson Valley

Fireworks Displays in Kingston, NY

Do you live in or near Hudson Valley? Well, seeing as we here at VW of Kingston are based in the area, we thought it’d be helpful to see what events are going around in the county for Independence Day. Here are all of the 4th of July fireworks in and near Kingston, New York!

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Dog Parks in and near Kingston, NY

If you’re a dog owner then you know your pet needs to get out and use up its energy. Otherwise, it might drive you crazy inside. Your pet needs exercise to stay happy and healthy. With the weather lovely this time of year, you don’t have any excuse to stay indoors. Additionally, the fresh air and warming sun will do both you and your dog some good. Now, a walk is good and standard exercise for your dog, but we think it might enjoy a visit to a dog park far more.

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2018 Memorial Day Ceremonies and Parades in Poughkeepsie, NY

Memorial Day is more than just a vacation day from work. It’s a day to honor those who have and those who continue to serve under the flag of the United States in the American military armed forces. Take some time to pay your respects to those who have served by attending a Memorial Day parade, ceremony, or event in your area. Here are some of the best ones to attend in Ulster and Dutchess County, New York.

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2018 Mother’s Day Events in and near Kingston, NY

Looking for something to do with the family in Ulster County this Mother’s Day? There’s plenty of parties, celebrations, brunches, buffets, and more to be found! Here’s just a taste of the best things to do this year of 2018 for Mother’s Day for those in Kingston, Saugerties, Rhinebeck, and more New York areas!

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