Dutchess County NY in the Hudson Valley is a wonderful blend of lifestyles ranging from serene hamlets to city excitement. The county is dotted with farms of all types, historical sites, bistros and restaurants, and enough attractions and activities to satisfy even the most energetic sojourner.
For six days each August, the bucolic fairgrounds on Route 9 in Rhinebeck plays host to nearly half a million visitors to the Dutchess County Fair. The second largest county fair in New York State is the showplace for agriculture in Dutchess County. Over 144 +/- acres of finely manicured [...]