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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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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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Ice Cream and Dessert Shops in Poughkeepsie, NY

Now in July, the summer heat seems to be at its peak. Air conditioning sure can help when you’re stuck inside to hide from the heat, but what can you do when you’re outside and trapped in the humid heat? Well, you need to always stay hydrated, of course, but an even better way to feel good is to grab an ice cream cone, sundae, shake, or another frosty and cold dessert option. Not sure where to look? Check out these great ice cream and dessert shops in and around Poughkeepsie, 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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Eat at Waterfront Restaurants by the Hudson River

Hudson River Restaurants by the Water in and near Poughkeepsie, NY

Once the snow finally melts it’ll be time to celebrate spring! For those lucky enough to live by the water, a perfect way to enjoy the season is eating out in the fresh salty breeze of lakes, rivers, and more! For those in Kingston, New York and Poughkeepsie, New York, you’re living right by the Hudson River! Find some great restaurants set right by the water. Take your family and friends along to enjoy a delicious meal by the sea!

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Delicious Irish Food for St. Patrick’s Day

2018 St. Patrick’s Day Pubs and Restaurants Near Poughkeepsie, NY

In Dutchess and Ulster County, enjoy St. Patrick’s Day in either Poughkeepsie or Kingston, New York! A hotbed of Irish activity, there’s plenty of ways to celebrate the season around New York! First off though, you’ll want to fill your stomach! Here are some great Irish pubs and restaurants in and near Poughkeepsie, NY for your pleasure!

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