How To: Plan the Ultimate Romantic Getaway in the Hudson Valley

Anytime is a good time to start planning your best trip yet with your best beau. The Hudson Valley is the perfect setting to reignite your flame and fall in love with our mountain setting. We have everything you need to know about planning your most romantic getaway to the Hudson Valley. Escape today to our piece of heaven on the Hudson. 

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Everything You Need to Know About Planning a Romantic Getaway in the Hudson Valley

What if we told you that you could disappear into the heart of New York state with the love of your life and not look back until the real world calls? We have everything you need to know about organizing the ultimate romantic getaway to the Hudson Valley this year! Start planning today!

Where to Eat:

  • Brasserie 292

Indulge in classic AmeRomantic getaway Hudson Valleyrican favorites in an intimate bistro-style setting at Brasserie 292. The Downtown Poughkeepsie diner is complete with black and white checkered flooring, red leather booths, and five-star, chef-crafted dishes. We love the chicken and waffles or get romantic with their Blue Point oysters or Parisienne gnocchi with roasted mushrooms. Say it with us, yum.

  • Nic L Inn Wine Cellar and Bistro

Create your very own Lady and the Tramp scene at Nic L Inn Wine Cellar and Bistro. Everything from the wine to the ingredients is prepared thoughtfully at the river-side bistro. Grab a bottle of local wine, an Old World Board with locally sourced meat, cheeses, and veggies, and a table at the window, and you’re in for a romantic evening. 

What to Do:

  • Enjoy the Walkway Over the Hudson

Walk hand in hand over the Hudson River at the Walkway Over the Hudson. Explore the neighborhoods that connect the Hudson Valley family from Franny Reese State Park to Poughkeepsie Waterfront. Shop the districts, eat at the local restaurants, and be inspired by the all-encompassing views. And do it all without ever starting your car. 

  • Catskill Mountain RailroadHop Aboard the Catskill Mountain Railway

Nothing quite captures romance like a windy train ride through the mountains of Upstate New York. Spot the wildlife, cozy up in the open-air cart, and take in the stunning views of the Valley below. 

Local Tip: If you’re planning your romantic getaway in the fall, the Catskill Mountain Railway is the only way to see the foliage. Chug along in the brisk autumn air as their Pumpkin Express breezes by the Hudson.       

Where to Stay:

  • Saint Hubert’s Lodge

Benny Suite Steam Shower Saint Hubert's LodgeSaint Hubert’s Lodge is the only place to stay for ultimate comfort in the Valley. Our cozy Adirondack-style lodge effortlessly blends timeless style with five-star comfort. Book your stay in Benny’s Suite and enjoy a plush king-size bed, a comfortable sitting area, a decorative fireplace, and a walk-in steam shower.

Are you looking to take your love to the next level? Celebrate it with a small wedding or elopement at the Lodge. Our pristine mountain setting offers quiet ponds, rustic woodland, and a picturesque indoor lodge to accommodate any style. We can’t wait to welcome you and your loved one to the Hudson Valley!