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5 things to do in Poughkeepsie



Must-do things to do in Poughkeepsie


Poughkeepsie is beaming with fun for the whole family! Gather up the kids and head to any of these incredible places to spend a fun day.

1. Get competitive at Overlook Golf & Recreation Center. This place has something for everyone. Start your visit with a round of mini-golf at their 18-hole course. Let the kids take a try at the batting cages or driving range. Finish the day with a quick go around the go-kart track. Inexpensive and enjoyable, memories are sure to be made!

2. Jump around at Bounce! Trampoline Sports. Have a blast and get active at this indoor bounce house. Large trampolines and foam pits will be a big hit. Bounce! Jr. is great for younger kids.

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3. Check out the exhibits at Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum. This is the best place for little kids. Explore the exhibits that get kids moving, building, pretending, and creating all while learning and discovering new things. Hands-on programs are a great way for kids to learn.

4. Stroll along the Walkway over the Hudson.  This flat bridge is the perfect place to walk the dogs, bring the kids or even take the stroller out for a spin. Don’t forget to soak up the incredible views.

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5. Explore the gardens at Locust Grove. Locust Grove historic estate, museum, and nature preserve is a great place to spend the day with the family. The lush gardens and walking paths are beautiful and interesting. Learn the history of this place that was established more than 150 years ago.