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Walkway Over the Hudson logoPoughkeepsie, N.Y. – The Walkway Over the Hudson nonprofit organization and Dutchess Tourism, Inc. announced today the 2018 Walkway Race Series that had originally been slated for Saturday, June 9th has been postponed. Race partners were up against a number of scheduling and logistics difficulties that impacted this year’s race planning and execution.

Julia JacksonNew Paltz, NY (February 13, 2018) – Following the successful 2017 run of  Historic Huguenot Street (HHS)’s monthly “In Her Words” women’s history tours, HHS will host a lecture and performance on March 10 at 4:00 pm focusing on the lives of several women who helped shape local history. This Women’s History Month presentation will feature actors portraying a number of remarkable women, performing creative monologues at Deyo Hall (6 Broadhead Avenue).

Brotherhood WineryThe Hudson Valley offers scenic vistas and unique venues for couples tying the knot

Orange County, N.Y. (February 5, 2018) – Love is in the air and finding the perfect place to say, “I do,” has never been easier in the Hudson Valley. From upscale barns and charming B&Bs to historic wineries, picturesque riverboats, and scenic open-air locations, Orange County, N.Y. provides endless inspiration for couples planning a wedding.

Hudson Highlands Nature Museum Owl ProwlCornwall, NY -  The Hudson Highlands Nature Museum is excited to once again offer its popular Owl Prowl programs. This year, choose from two sessions on Saturday, February 17 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Wildlife Education Center, 25 Boulevard, Cornwall-on-Hudson, or on Sunday, February 18 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Outdoor Discovery Center, on Muser drive, across from 174 Angola Rd, Cornwall.

Avery AguasAdding your latest breakfast craving—a cocoa swirl almond streusel coffee cake to the menu

Rhinebeck, NY - ALL THAT JAVA, a popular tiny coffee house in Rhinebeck, NY which opened in August of 2016 is excited to announce the addition of their rich sour cream coffee cake with cocoa swirl and an almond streusel topping at their Rhinebeck location. (You can’t even read that without salivating.) This culinary creation will be available at ALL THAT JAVA in Rhinebeck beginning on Friday, February 2.

Animal Tracks and Traces - Hudson Highlands Nature MuseumCornwall, N.Y. – On Sunday, January 28 at 10 a.m., come to the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum’s Outdoor Discovery Center, on Muser Drive, across from 174 Angola Road, to search for Animal Tracks and Traces. Animals leave traces of their presence everywhere, but many people can't recognize the evidence. Search for clues that tell the tale of who lives in the forest and what they do during the winter.

Washington's HeadquartersNewburgh, N.Y. – Come to Washington’s Headquarters State Historic Site, in Newburgh, and find “A Cure for Cabin Fever” on  December 27th through 30th, 11 AM until 3 PM each day. Visitors will be able to take a guided tour of the historic headquarters, seasonally decorated, and hear how the Washingtons acknowledged their holiday season during the final winter of the Revolutionary War.

Destination Resort in Goshen, Orange County Will Include a Theme Park Educational OpportunitiesESD logo

First LEGOLAND Park in the Northeast Will Create 1,300 Jobs

$10 Million to Support Road Infrastructure and Traffic Mitigation on Route 17

Empire State Development today announced that LEGOLAND® New York, a 170-acre theme park resort, will open in Goshen, Orange County in 2020. Developed by Merlin Entertainments, LEGOLAND New York is the first LEGOLAND Park in the Northeast and will attract approximately two million visitors annually and leverage $350 million in its initial local investment. The destination resort will include a theme park featuring well-known LEGO® characters and will feature strong educational components for children ages two to 12 and their families. New York State also announced an additional $18 million to support the project, including off-site road infrastructure improvements and traffic mitigation measures on Route 17.

Dutchess County Tourism - LogoPoughkeepsie, N.Y .- Dutchess Tourism, Inc. (DTI) President & CEO Mary Kay Vrba joined DTI Director of Tour & Travel Dawn Hopper to attend the I Love New York (ILNY) Sales Mission, organized by the ILNY UK & Ireland office and Norwegian Air. The pair were on hand September 10th -15th to promote Dutchess County as a top ravel destination. Eight representatives from ILNY met one-on-one with tour operators and travel agents, as well as networked with key journalists and media contacts at events in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Dublin and Belfast.