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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Indie Movie Theatre
“Wonderful films. Redhook also has an old-fashion drive-inn and a larger cinema (though we have Netflix). Across the street is the old "Holy Cow" Ice-cream for kids. Nearby you will pass a pick-your-own summer flower stand and some antique shops.”
  • 55 locals recommend
Park
“Beautiful!! More of a walk than a hike. Stunning views of the Hudson River. Across the river near Rhinebeck. Must drive or Uber etc. ”
  • 37 locals recommend
Theatre
“Music, opera, and theater in a modern Frank Gehry architectural building at the Bard College campus. ”
  • 32 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“EVERYONE goes here. That's good and bad; it's busy but you get nice pastries, good coffee, and a bit of lively energy from the town if you're up for it. The food is delicious and simple.”
  • 42 locals recommend
Establishment
“Beautiful rambling gravel trail through fields, leading to the Hudson River with great views.”
  • 34 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Former church turned New American restaurant with a main dining room and more casual bistro side.”
  • 32 locals recommend
University
“Great Swimming pool In Bard’s Stevenson Athletic Center (building shown here) as well as exercise facility, available on a drop in basis for a moderate fee. 30 minute drive from Hudson. Check the school's athletic facility/aqua program webpage for available days and times and fee. ”
  • 30 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“A good, reliable standby in Rhinebeck for French food featuring local ingredients. Would recommend making reservations on the weekends. ”
  • 33 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“A modern but casual space featuring delicious pastas and pizza in Rhinebeck. Would recommend making reservations on the weekends. ”
  • 27 locals recommend
Farm
“Pick your Own fruit farm, Farmers Market, Craft Market, cute farm store, Papa's Best Batch BBQ Airstream, and more! Greig Farm is definitely worth a visit. ”
  • 24 locals recommend
Other Great Outdoors
“Events year-round at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds. Check their schedule. ”
  • 20 locals recommend
Indian Restaurant
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“Elevated Indian food. If you enjoy spice and flavorful food from the east, this is an amazing choice. ”
  • 23 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“An authentic Italian spot with lots of tasty pasta dishes, good selection of Italian wines and deserts.”
  • 25 locals recommend
Bar
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“This is a fun new place in Rhinebeck--great seafood and lots of yuppified traditional dishes. Try the fried chicken--awesome and not too overwhelming! Fish and chips also excellent, more like poisson et frites.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Park
“Just 2 miles from my Airbnb, Climb the tower and look out upon the entire Hudson Valley and River”
  • 19 locals recommend
Bar
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“Gigi's has been a Rhinebeck staple for years. Gorgeous high-end Italian food, superb wine list, exquisite service.”
  • 16 locals recommend