The amount of historical attractions and museums in the Hudson River Valley is vast-here are some of our favorites.
Fort Montgomery 845.446.2134
Site of the newly renovated National Historic Landmark-the Revolutionary War battle that turned the tide of the war. Visitor’s Center includes archeological items, displays, theatre and much more. Hiking, interpretative programs and events. Visit their site here for more information and hours.
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United States Military Academy
West Point 10996 845.446.4724
Enjoy guided tours of the U.S. Military Academy and walk the footsteps of America’s Presidents and famed Generals and other leaders. Spectacular views of the Hudson Valley. Click here for more info and hours.
The Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame
240 Main Street, Goshen , NY 845.294.6330
America’s first popular sport is celebrated at this fascinating and fun attraction. Exhibits, 3-D simulator so you can experience driving a sulky and much more! Daily 10-5 Much more at their site here.
The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor
374 Temple Hill road Vails, NY 845.561.1765
Exhibits on the Purple Heart at the site General George Washington made the first award. Photographs, exhibits, and a searchable database of all recipients. Hours and more at the site here.
Bear Mountain State Park & Zoo
3006 Seven Lakes Drive, Bear Mountain, NY 10911