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===By train===
 
===By train===
* '''Amtrak''', 1-800-USA-RAIL, [http://www.amtrak.com]. Rail service from Hudson station, 69 South Front St, to [[New York City]]'s Penn Station and other points.
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* '''Amtrak''', 1-800-USA-RAIL, [http://www.amtrak.com]. Rail service from Hudson station, 69 South Front St, to [[New York City]]'s Penn Station, as well as north to [[Albany (New York)|Albany]] or as far as [[Montreal]], Canada.
  
 
==Get around==
 
==Get around==
  
 
==See==
 
==See==
*'''Hudson-Athens Lighthouse''', [http://www.hudsonathenslighthouse.org]. Located offshore, limited tours through Hudson Cruises ''+1 518'' 822-1014.
 
 
[[Image:olana_hudson_NY.JPG|thumb|Olana, home of painter Frederic Church.]]
 
[[Image:olana_hudson_NY.JPG|thumb|Olana, home of painter Frederic Church.]]
 
*'''Olana''', 5720 Route 9G, ''+1 518'' 828-0135, [http://www.olana.org]. The mountain-top villa of Frederic Church, one of the most prominent Hudson River painters and one of the United State's most significant artists. From the hilltop home there are sweeping views of the [[Catskills]], the Hudson River, and the Taconic Hills. Interior of the house is closed for rehabilitation work through July 2007. Grounds are open year round for walking, hiking, cross-country skiing, and other activities.
 
*'''Olana''', 5720 Route 9G, ''+1 518'' 828-0135, [http://www.olana.org]. The mountain-top villa of Frederic Church, one of the most prominent Hudson River painters and one of the United State's most significant artists. From the hilltop home there are sweeping views of the [[Catskills]], the Hudson River, and the Taconic Hills. Interior of the house is closed for rehabilitation work through July 2007. Grounds are open year round for walking, hiking, cross-country skiing, and other activities.
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*<see name="Hudson Opera House" alt="" address="327 Warren Street" directions="" phone="" url="www.hudsonoperahouse.org" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">New York State's oldest surviving theater, dating from 1855, offers a year round schedule of arts and cultural programming.</see>
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*'''Hudson-Athens Lighthouse''', [http://www.hudsonathenslighthouse.org]. Located offshore, limited tours through Hudson Cruises ''+1 518'' 822-1014.
 
*'''Fireman Museum'''
 
*'''Fireman Museum'''
 
*'''Shaker Museum'''
 
*'''Shaker Museum'''
  
 
==Do==
 
==Do==
shopping
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Walk the length of Warren Street, from the river to the park, admiring the beautifully preserved turn-of-the-century architecture.
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Search for bargains some of the city's dozens of antique shops.
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Satisfy your aesthetic eye at the many galleries.
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Watch the boats sail up and down the Hudson River from the riverside park.
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Stop into a Brooklyn-style cafe for a connoisseur's cappuccino.
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Pick one of the many high-quality restaurants to have a gourmet meal.
  
 
==Buy==
 
==Buy==
 
Hudson has a huge number of art galleries and antique stores for a town of its size as well as fashion, fabric, and other craft studios.
 
Hudson has a huge number of art galleries and antique stores for a town of its size as well as fashion, fabric, and other craft studios.
*<buy name="Musica" alt="" address="17 North 4th Street" directions="" phone="+1 518 828 1045" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">One of the best community music stores in the country, worth a trip for any amateur ethnomusicologist. Instruments from around the world, sheet music, lessons, advice.</buy>
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*<buy name="Musica" alt="" address="17 North 4th Street" directions="" phone="+1 518 828 1045" url="http://www.goodmusica.com" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">One of the best community music stores in the country, worth a trip for any amateur ethnomusicologist. Instruments from around the world, sheet music, lessons, advice.</buy>
 
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*<buy name="The Spotty Dog" alt="" address="440 Warren Street" directions="" phone="" url="http://www.thespottydog.com" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">Bookstore/art supply store with a great selection, doubles as a bar/cafe.</buy>
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*<buy name="John Doe Books and Records" alt="" address="4 Park Place" directions="" phone="518 212 7653" url="http://www.jeandeux.com" hours="12-5" price="" lat="" long="">You never know what you'll come out of this shop with...hundreds of used records and books</buy>
  
 
==Eat==
 
==Eat==
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===Budget===
 
===Budget===
 
*'''Organic Market''' Breakfast and lunch.
 
*'''Organic Market''' Breakfast and lunch.
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===Splurge===
 
===Splurge===
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*<eat name="DA|BA" alt="" address="225 Warren Street" directions="" phone="" url="www.dabahudson.com" hours="M-S" price="" lat="" long="">Classy Scandinavian design, the food ranges from pub fare to a full tasting menu of Swedish cuisine. Highly recommended.</eat>
 
*'''Red Dot''' 321 Warren St, (518) 828-3657. Upscale bar and restaurant.
 
*'''Red Dot''' 321 Warren St, (518) 828-3657. Upscale bar and restaurant.
 
*'''Ca' Mea''' 333 Warren St, (518) 822-0005. Italian fish, pasta, and meats.
 
*'''Ca' Mea''' 333 Warren St, (518) 822-0005. Italian fish, pasta, and meats.
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==Drink==
 
==Drink==
*'''Taproom''' (''located in the St. Charles Hotel''). 10 beers on tap. Happy hour specials. 25 cent wings & 2 dollar pints on Wednesdays.
 
 
*'''Muddy Cup Coffee House''' 742 Warren St, ''+1518'' 828-2210, [http://www.muddycup.com/]. Inviting, large cafe full of couches and comfy chairs. Coffee, smoothies, organic teas and pasteries. M-Th 7AM-10PM, F 7AM-11PM, Sa 7AM-11PM, Su 8AM-9PM. Free wifi.
 
 
*<drink name="The Spotty Dog" alt="" address="440 Warren Street" directions="" phone="" url="www.thespottydog.com" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">Bookstore/Bar with a handful of excellent local artisan ales on tap for reasonable prices. Also hosts interesting musical performances, usually on weekends.</drink>
 
*<drink name="The Spotty Dog" alt="" address="440 Warren Street" directions="" phone="" url="www.thespottydog.com" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">Bookstore/Bar with a handful of excellent local artisan ales on tap for reasonable prices. Also hosts interesting musical performances, usually on weekends.</drink>
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*<drink name="Swallow" alt="" address="433 Warren Street" directions="" phone="" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">Serving intelligentsia coffees and teas.</drink>
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*'''Taproom''' (''located in the St. Charles Hotel''). 10 beers on tap. Happy hour specials. 25 cent wings & 2 dollar pints on Wednesdays.
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*<drink name="(p.m.)" alt="" address="119 Warren Street" directions="" phone="" url="www.pmwinebar.com" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">Upscale wine bar, also serves tapas.</drink>
  
  
 
==Sleep==
 
==Sleep==
 
*'''St. Charles Hotel''' 16-18 Park Place, ''+1 518'' 822-9900, [http://www.stcharleshotel.com/]. $69-$109, including continental breakfast.
 
*'''St. Charles Hotel''' 16-18 Park Place, ''+1 518'' 822-9900, [http://www.stcharleshotel.com/]. $69-$109, including continental breakfast.
 
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*<sleep name="Mount Merino Manor Bed and Breakfast" alt="" address="4317 State Route 23" directions="Next to Olana Historic Site, a mile east of the Hudson River" phone="518-828-5583" url="http://www.mountmerinomanor.com" checkin="" checkout="" price="" lat="" long=""></sleep>
==Connect==
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*'''Muddy Cup''' (''see listing above'') has free wireless as well as one desktop machine in the back.
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==Get out==
 
==Get out==

Latest revision as of 18:24, 24 February 2012

Hudson [1] is a city in Columbia County New York.

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Get in[edit]

By air[edit]

  • Stewart International Airport, 1180 First St, New Windsor, +1 845 564-2100, [2].
  • Albany International Airport, 737 Albany-Shaker Rd, Albany, [3].

By train[edit]

  • Amtrak, 1-800-USA-RAIL, [4]. Rail service from Hudson station, 69 South Front St, to New York City's Penn Station, as well as north to Albany or as far as Montreal, Canada.

Get around[edit]

See[edit][add listing]

Olana, home of painter Frederic Church.
  • Olana, 5720 Route 9G, +1 518 828-0135, [5]. The mountain-top villa of Frederic Church, one of the most prominent Hudson River painters and one of the United State's most significant artists. From the hilltop home there are sweeping views of the Catskills, the Hudson River, and the Taconic Hills. Interior of the house is closed for rehabilitation work through July 2007. Grounds are open year round for walking, hiking, cross-country skiing, and other activities.
  • Hudson Opera House, 327 Warren Street, [6]. New York State's oldest surviving theater, dating from 1855, offers a year round schedule of arts and cultural programming.  edit
  • Hudson-Athens Lighthouse, [7]. Located offshore, limited tours through Hudson Cruises +1 518 822-1014.
  • Fireman Museum
  • Shaker Museum

Do[edit][add listing]

Walk the length of Warren Street, from the river to the park, admiring the beautifully preserved turn-of-the-century architecture.

Search for bargains some of the city's dozens of antique shops.

Satisfy your aesthetic eye at the many galleries.

Watch the boats sail up and down the Hudson River from the riverside park.

Stop into a Brooklyn-style cafe for a connoisseur's cappuccino.

Pick one of the many high-quality restaurants to have a gourmet meal.

Buy[edit][add listing]

Hudson has a huge number of art galleries and antique stores for a town of its size as well as fashion, fabric, and other craft studios.

  • Musica, 17 North 4th Street, +1 518 828 1045, [8]. One of the best community music stores in the country, worth a trip for any amateur ethnomusicologist. Instruments from around the world, sheet music, lessons, advice.  edit
  • The Spotty Dog, 440 Warren Street, [9]. Bookstore/art supply store with a great selection, doubles as a bar/cafe.  edit
  • John Doe Books and Records, 4 Park Place, 518 212 7653, [10]. 12-5. You never know what you'll come out of this shop with...hundreds of used records and books  edit

Eat[edit][add listing]

Budget[edit]

  • Organic Market Breakfast and lunch.
  • Kennedy Fried Chicken 320 Warren St, (518) 828-5922
  • Diamond Street Diner 717 Warren St, (518) 828-2131

Mid-range[edit]

  • Wasabi Sushi

Splurge[edit]

  • DA|BA, 225 Warren Street, [11]. M-S. Classy Scandinavian design, the food ranges from pub fare to a full tasting menu of Swedish cuisine. Highly recommended.  edit
  • Red Dot 321 Warren St, (518) 828-3657. Upscale bar and restaurant.
  • Ca' Mea 333 Warren St, (518) 822-0005. Italian fish, pasta, and meats.
  • Mexican Radio 537 Warren St, (518) 828-7770. Award winning Mexican food and Margaritas.
  • Vico 136 Warren St, (518) 828-6529. Tuscan cuisine, with local ingredients.

Drink[edit][add listing]

  • The Spotty Dog, 440 Warren Street, [12]. Bookstore/Bar with a handful of excellent local artisan ales on tap for reasonable prices. Also hosts interesting musical performances, usually on weekends.  edit
  • Swallow, 433 Warren Street. Serving intelligentsia coffees and teas.  edit
  • Taproom (located in the St. Charles Hotel). 10 beers on tap. Happy hour specials. 25 cent wings & 2 dollar pints on Wednesdays.
  • (p.m.), 119 Warren Street, [13]. Upscale wine bar, also serves tapas.  edit


Sleep[edit][add listing]

  • St. Charles Hotel 16-18 Park Place, +1 518 822-9900, [14]. $69-$109, including continental breakfast.
  • Mount Merino Manor Bed and Breakfast, 4317 State Route 23 (Next to Olana Historic Site, a mile east of the Hudson River), 518-828-5583, [15].  edit

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