Museums

The Minuteman Statue at the Washington Headquarters State Historic Site

Washington Headquarters State Historic Site: 9 Photos to Inspire a Visit

Since visiting the Washington Headquarters State Historic Site, I’ve come to the conclusion that this treasure in Newburgh, NY should not be missed. It’s not over-the-top kinda fun, but the type of outing that will inspire and educate. And the views from the Headquarters cannot be beat. So for now, let’s get into taking a …

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One of the majestic Vanderbilt Homes

Vanderbilt Mansion: One of 5 Vanderbilt Homes you Can Visit from the outside

Planning a day trip or drive in the Hudson Valley? Looking for somewhere you can take a walk without the crowds of other locations? The Hudson Valley has one of the majestic Vanderbilt Homes right in its back yard. Vanderbilt Mansion in Hyde Park, NY (Dutchess County) is a quick drive North from the Mid-Hudson …

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The wonderful R Hero welcomes you to the Mid-Hudson Children's Museum in Poughkeepsie NY

How to BEST Explore the Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum in one Amazing Afternoon

So, I wouldn’t say that my kids often visited Children’s Museums and the such when they were younger. I’m not a fan of crowds and the one time we visited a similar place in the city stressed me out to the max. But, visiting the Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum, though, changed my mind about these places …

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Entrance to West Point Visitors Center and West Point Museum

How to Make the Most of your Visit to the West Point Military Museum

When you mention ‘West Point’ to someone you know, what do they automatically think about? The United States Military Academy is what most people say, right?! But what if I told you that West Point, NY is also home to a the oldest Military Museum. This museum is not only FREE to the public but …

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Entrance to the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor

The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor: Where We Honor the Courageousness of Our Military

Amongst the local businesses and residences of New Windsor, NY sits a prominent fixture of military history. The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor is the National Registry for recipients of the prestigious Purple Heart. But it is more than just a database facility or place to store this important information. This is also a …

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