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Newburgh Waterfront to the Newburgh-Beacon Bridge

8+ Places to Relax on the Newburgh Waterfront

The Hudson River looms large in the Hudson Valley identity, from the history, literature and art to the region’s local economy. At the Newburgh Waterfront, you can easily experience the river in all its glory. Sitting at the Newburgh Waterfront gives you the full sense of its natural splendor and historical significance. The Hudson River …

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Hudson Valley Towns listed on this sign at Esopus park

Best Hudson Valley Towns along the Hudson River

As a Hudson Valley Explorer, I am fascinated by all the Hudson Valley towns and cities. I have an extremely long list of all the Hudson Valley towns & cities I will be visiting in the near future. But what about those Hudson Valley towns and cities by the Hudson River? Are they more special …

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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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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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Newburgh Illuminated Festival

8 Must-Do’s at Newburgh Illuminated Festival

Are you looking for a free community-based festival that offers something for everyone to enjoy? Newburgh Illuminated Festival is a wonderful yearly event. The festival showcases the Best of Newburgh and the Hudson Valley. This year’s June 3rd event was their 5th annual and it is still going strong. There is such a wonderful sense …

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