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About Hudson Valley

The Hudson Valley in New York State is a charming region with rich history, delicious food, vibrant arts and culture, outdoor activities, and a peaceful atmosphere. It is conveniently located just 60 miles north of New York City. The region offers a snapshot of the following highlights:


Rest & Relaxation

The Hudson Valley offers a retreat-like atmosphere with healing qualities and elevated mountain air.

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The region was instrumental in the modern environmental movement due to its conservation efforts.


Outdoor Recreation

The Hudson Valley attracts outdoor enthusiasts with its hiking, biking, skiing, and boating opportunities.


Arts and Culture

The region is home to America’s first Art Movement and showcases its history and contemporary art through its many museums & galleries.

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Food & Agriculture

Known for its fertile farmland, the Hudson Valley has a thriving farm-to-table food scene, emphasizing locally sourced ingredients and sustainable practices.



The Hudson Valley played a significant role in the American Revolution and the birth of the nation. You’ll learn about that, and more, on a tour.

Hudson Valley Food & Farm Tours provide insider access and delightful storytelling while introducing visitors to the local culinary scene. Beacon is the perfect the starting point, given its picturesque main street and culinary options.

For visitors to New York City, a day trip to the Hudson Valley offers a unique culinary experience and an opportunity to explore the region’s landscapes, history and culture. The Hudson Valley is easily accessible from NYC by car or train. Taking a food and farm tour allows visitors to learn about sustainable agriculture, sample local foods, and immerse themselves in the region’s heritage. Charming small towns, outdoor activities, and the vibrant art scene add to the overall appeal.

If visitors have more time, they can explore other regions close to the Hudson Valley. The Catskills, located north of the Hudson Valley, offer similar outdoor activities and a shared cultural heritage. The Finger Lakes region, to the west, is known for its scenic lakes, wineries, and farm-to-table cuisine. Combining these regions in a day trip provides a comprehensive experience of upstate New York’s natural beauty and culinary delights.



Book a Food & Farm Tour, stay at a cozy country Bed & Breakfast in the area, and settle in to explore the charming towns, friendly farms and delicious foods of The Hudson Valley.


Stay at a charming Hudson Valley Bed & Breakfast or a hip Hudson Riverside Hotel that’s within reach of our delicious Food & Farm Tour.Enjoy the tour plus our suggestions for a food-focused weekend filled with Hudson Valley eats and explorations.


There’s so much to see. Don’t waste your time getting lost. Instead, get lost with us! Exploring the Hudson Valley with Foods of NY Tours means you’ll be taking full advantage of the Hudson Valley’s beauty, history, culture and thriving farm & food scene. The ultimate city break is right at New York City’s doorstep – let us help you make it seamless, smooth and tasty too!

The Hudson Valley was named One of the World’s Greatest Places to Visit by Time Magazine. National Geographic Traveler named the Hudson Valley one of the top 20 must-see destinations in the world. Full of winding scenic drives, the historic Hudson Valley is abundant in natural beauty and steeped in culture. Home to the oldest wine-producing region, a host of funky micro-breweries, romantic cideries that use New York State’s outstanding apples, magnificent scenery inspired artists whose works became the Hudson River School of Painters, and a thriving farmer’s market scene, you can find historical attractions, art and outdoor recreation activities around every corner. Let us help your plan your weekend getaway.

The Hudson Valley is vast. There are SO MANY things to do and see in this beautiful region of New York State that it will keep you busy for an endless amount of time.


  • A perfect mix of art & nature at Storm King Art Center, one of the world’s leading sculpture parks. It’s instagram-worthy.
  • Located in a former Nabisco box-printing factory, Dia Beacon presents Dia’s collection of art from the 1960s to the present.
  • Hike Storm King, a mountain at the center of the modern environmental movement.
  • Take a trip up to Mount Beacon and see remnants of its revolutionary history and mountaintop casino and resort.
  • Enjoy a stroll through abandoned hat and brick making factories along the river and check out the graffiti art that make for some great photo-filled Facebook posts.
  • Visit our favorite farms, after tasting delicious foods from them on the tour.