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A trip to... Washington's Headquarters State Historic Site in Newburgh
Washington’s Headquarters, the first publicly owned historic site in the nation, is a great place to experience the history of the American Revolution. Learn about the important decisions that were made during that time right in Newburgh that shaped the future of the country.
A trip to ... Trevor Zoo in Millbrook
zoo in the country located at a high school, Trevor Zoo in Millbrook is the perfect place to
satisfy avid animal lovers and casually curious young minds alike. Large enough
to house close to 200 different animals but small enough to comfortably walk
the whole space in an afternoon, Trevor Zoo makes for a perfect educational day
A trip to ... Museum Village in Monroe
trip to Museum Village in Monroe, you can travel back in time without having to leave the
Hudson Valley! This open-air historical museum recreates life in the 19th
century. You can spend an entire day living like your ancestors, and still make
it home for dinner.
A trip to ... Minnewaska State Park Preserve
you’re looking for a scenic picnic area, an easy walk and a dip in a lake or a
challenging back-country outing, Minnewaska State Park Preserve in New Paltz & Kerhonkson has it all!
A trip to ... Locust Grove Estate in Poughkeepsie
At Locust Grove Estate in Poughkeepsie, you can roam the 200 acres of grounds and learn about Samuel Morse, the inventor of the telegraph and Morse Code.