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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 dragon from the Great Jack O'Lantern Blaze in Westchester County, NY

The Great Pumpkin Blaze/The Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze: You Won’t Believe Your Eyes

The Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze, in Croton-on-Hudson, NY, is the Tri-State Area’s Biggest Fall Event. Also known as “The Hudson Valley Blaze” or “The Great Pumpkin Blaze”, this event is first-rate and is only found in the Hudson Valley and on Long Island. Would you believe that there are more than 7,000 illuminated jack o’lanterns …

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Chagall Stained Glass

Chagall Stained Glass & A Matisse Window in Westchester Co.: An Artistic Treasure

Would you think that behind these doors sits works of art so profound that visitors flock from all over to admire them? Union Church of Pocantico Hills looks like a beautiful, modest church from the outside. The Chagall stained glass and Matisse window are what dreams are made of.   Inside Union Church, one can …

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Stuart's Fruit Farm and Bakery

Stuart’s Fruit Farm: The Oldest Working Farm in Westchester County, NY

Choosing a place to go apple picking in the Hudson Valley can be quite tricky. With so many choices in and around the Hudson Valley, this task can be overwhelming. However, I am here to share our experience going to Stuart’s Fruit Farm in Granite Springs, NY and help you decide if Stuart’s Farm is …

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