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Rhinebeck

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Rhinebeck [1] is a township in Dutchess County New York. The township encompasses the village of Rhinebeck as well as the hamlet of Rhinecliff.

Get in

By air

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

By train

  • Amtrak, [4]. Rail service from Rhinecliff station to New York City's Penn Station and other points.

Get around

Red Hook-Rhinebeck Taxi 845-876-2010

See

Wilderstein sits on a hilltop overlooking the Hudson River.
  • Wilderstein, 330 Morton Rd, +1 845 876-4818, [5]. Stunning Queen Anne-style mansion set on park-like grounds designed by Calvert Vaux. Open May though October, Th-Su noon-4PM (last tour at 3:30PM). Call for special holiday events: Halloween Party, Victorian holiday tours, Yuletide high tea. The mansion is several miles outside town.
  • Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome, 9 Norton Road, +1 845 752-3200, [6]. Museum, May through October, 10AM-5PM. Airshows, June through October, weekends at 2PM. For $75, take a biplane ride over the Hudson River; Sa-Su, June through October.

Do

  • Upstate Films, 6415 Montgomery St., 1-866-345-6688, [7]. A non-profit member-supported arts organization, primarily serving as an independent cinema. Their Arts In Education program "uses nonfiction film as an integral part of a critical thinking approach to history and literature at the high school level," according to their Web site.

Buy

Eat

  • China Rose, 100 Shatzell Ave, +1 845 876-7442, [8]. Chinese fusion with views of the Hudson River. W-M 5PM-10PM, closed Tu. Entrées $11-$25. Adjacent to the Rhinecliff Amtrak station.

Drink

Sleep

Splurge

  • Beekman Arms and Delamater Inn, 6387 Mill St, +1 845 876-7077, [9]. Beekman Arms may be America's oldest continually operating inn, established in 1766. The Delamater Inn, designed by Alexander Jackson Davis, is in the American Carpenter Gothic style.
  • Olde Rhinebeck Inn, 340 Wurtemburg Rd, +1 845 871-1745, [10]. $195-$275.
  • Royal Chariot Limousine, Round Lake Dr, +1 845 876-3000,[11]. Luxury Sedans, SUV's and 14 passenger vans. We travel to all of the major airports, NYC trips, rent by the hour etc.

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