Kykuit, the sprawling hilltop estate of the Rockefeller family is a must-see in the Lower Hudson River Valley.

Grand Hudson Valley Estates

A handful of majestic estates line the Hudson River, representing several centuries of architectural and cultural trends including American Renaissance, Georgian, Federal, Romantic, Greek Revival, and Gothic Revival. Many have been turned into interpretive museums that are open to the public. Here are some of the most popular mansions to visit.

Moon MapGuide New York City

Moon MapGuide New York City puts the best the Big Apple has to offer at your fingertips. This compact guide has the essentials of New York City’s must-see neighborhoods all on discreet fold-out maps. Colored tabs make it easy to quickly flip to the location and activity you want. Find exactly what you’re looking for—whether […]

Horseracing at Saratoga Springs, New York.

Where to Go in Hudson Valley and the Catskills

Each region in this area offers its own unique draw; some are cultural centers, some are prime destinations for outdoor adventure, and many combine the two. To help plan your trip, here are the highlights of where to go in Hudson Valley and the Catskills.

The Number Seventy-Two (The No March) 1972 Marble Sculpture by Louise Bourgeois, Storm King Art Center, New York.

Itinerary: Hudson River Valley Contemporary Art

The arts scene is alive and well in the Hudson River Valley. Artists-in-residence can arrange long-term retreats, while the public gets to experience the results of their creativity. Several premier museums, galleries, and outdoor sculpture parks can anchor a multiday tour of the region. This tour starts in the Capital District and makes its way to the Lower Hudson Valley.

Moon Hudson Valley & the Catskills

Hudson River Valley native Nikki Goth Itoi offers an insider’s view of this scenic New York City getaway, from touring the Rockefeller and Vanderbilt mansions to fly-fishing in the Catskills. Itoi also guides travelers to the popular wineries located along Dutchess Wine Trail, as well as the summertime fun offered by Greenwood Lake and winter […]