There’s an abundance of places to go and things to see in Dutchess County. Our scenic car and bike tours help you traverse the countryside while highlighting the area’s history and attractions. How about spending a day hiking, cycling or cross country skiing over one of our rail trails.
The beautiful Harlem Valley Rail Trail meanders through the northeastern portion of Dutchess County, and the newly completed second phase of the Dutchess Rail Trail that runs from Morgan Lake south to Overocker Road in the Town of Poughkeepsie. Of course a must-see is the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Home and Museum in Hyde Park, only a short distance from Val-kill, Eleanor’s beloved retreat.
The Healthy Communities Trail Map Series currently features more than 40 trail maps. So, whether you enjoy an active lifestyle or simply prefer the comfort of a bus tour, take time to explore our county’s 800 square miles of scenic beauty and historic landmarks.