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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Indie Movie Theater
“Wonderful films. Redhook also has an old-fashion drive-inn and a larger cinema (though we have Netflix). Across the street is the old "Holy Cow" Ice-cream for kids. Nearby you will pass a pick-your-own summer flower stand and some antique shops.”
  • 55 locals recommend
Park
“Beautiful!! More of a walk than a hike. Stunning views of the Hudson River. Across the river near Rhinebeck. Must drive or Uber etc. ”
  • 38 locals recommend
Theater
“Bard's famous Frank Gehry designed arts center hosts a robust calendar of concerts, shows, and other events. ”
  • 33 locals recommend
Nature
“Beautiful rambling gravel trail through fields, leading to the Hudson River with great views.”
  • 33 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“EVERYONE goes here. That's good and bad; it's busy but you get nice pastries, good coffee, and a bit of lively energy from the town if you're up for it. The food is delicious and simple.”
  • 43 locals recommend
Farm
“Well-maintained farm with many options for fruits, veggies, apple, and pumpkin picking. Nice farm store as well. ”
  • 26 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Former church turned New American restaurant with a main dining room and more casual bistro side.”
  • 34 locals recommend
University
“Great Swimming pool In Bard’s Stevenson Athletic Center (building shown here) as well as exercise facility, available on a drop in basis for a moderate fee. 30 minute drive from Hudson. Check the school's athletic facility/aqua program webpage for available days and times and fee. ”
  • 30 locals recommend
Other Great Outdoors
“Events year-round at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds. Check their schedule. ”
  • 20 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Market Street is a contemporary Italian restaurant. We love their "fancy pizza", wine on tap, and fresh salads. They are also open late. ”
  • 28 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“A good, reliable standby in Rhinebeck for French food featuring local ingredients. Would recommend making reservations on the weekends. ”
  • 33 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“An authentic Italian spot with lots of tasty pasta dishes, good selection of Italian wines and deserts.”
  • 27 locals recommend
Indian Restaurant
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“A very popular spot, but for good reason. Between the ambiance, service, and spectacularly fresh food, Cinnamon hits it out of the park. Plus, its location in the center of Rhinebeck makes it an easy spot to walk to after shopping or sightseeing around town. ”
  • 24 locals recommend
Bar
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“This is a fun new place in Rhinebeck--great seafood and lots of yuppified traditional dishes. Try the fried chicken--awesome and not too overwhelming! Fish and chips also excellent, more like poisson et frites.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Park
“The Tivoli Bays outdoor area offers multiple trails through woods and fields. ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Park
“Great forest hike with wonderful views of the catskills for those brave enough to climb the fire towe.”
  • 20 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Coffee Shop
“EVERYONE goes here. That's good and bad; it's busy but you get nice pastries, good coffee, and a bit of lively energy from the town if you're up for it. The food is delicious and simple.”
  • 43 locals recommend
Farm
“Well-maintained farm with many options for fruits, veggies, apple, and pumpkin picking. Nice farm store as well. ”
  • 26 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
“Former church turned New American restaurant with a main dining room and more casual bistro side.”
  • 34 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“Market Street is a contemporary Italian restaurant. We love their "fancy pizza", wine on tap, and fresh salads. They are also open late. ”
  • 28 locals recommend
Restaurant
“A good, reliable standby in Rhinebeck for French food featuring local ingredients. Would recommend making reservations on the weekends. ”
  • 33 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“An authentic Italian spot with lots of tasty pasta dishes, good selection of Italian wines and deserts.”
  • 27 locals recommend
Indian Restaurant
“A very popular spot, but for good reason. Between the ambiance, service, and spectacularly fresh food, Cinnamon hits it out of the park. Plus, its location in the center of Rhinebeck makes it an easy spot to walk to after shopping or sightseeing around town. ”
  • 24 locals recommend
Bar
“This is a fun new place in Rhinebeck--great seafood and lots of yuppified traditional dishes. Try the fried chicken--awesome and not too overwhelming! Fish and chips also excellent, more like poisson et frites.”
  • 20 locals recommend

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