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HVP June 2015

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34 Hudson Valley Parent n June 2015 Hudson River Adventures ($$$/A). 26 Front St., Newburgh. Sightseeing cruises aboard Pride of the Hudson with lecture and video. Open May to Oct. 845-220- 2120. Hudson River Cruises ($-$$$$/A). Rondout Landing, Kingston. Historical narrated tours aboard Rip Van Winkle past lighthouses. Open May to Oct. 800- 843-7472. Hudson River Maritime Museum ($-A). 50 Rondout Landing, Kingston. Displays of boats both large and small. Boat ride to historic Rondout Light- house. Open May to Oct. 845-338-0071. Historic Huguenot Street ($-$$/A). 88 Huguenot Street, New Paltz. 300-year- old stone houses in historic village of New Paltz. Guided tours available. Open May to Oct. 845-255-1660. Hudson Valley Rail Trail (FREE/A). 12 Church St., Highland. A 4.2-mile beautiful nature trail for walking, moun- tain biking, and more. Well groomed trail is great for kids! 845-691-2066. Hudson Valley Renegades ($-$$$/A). Rte. 9D, Dutchess Stadium, Fishkill. New York-Penn Leagues affiliate of the Tampa Bay Devil Rays. Open June to Sept. 845-838-0094. *Hurds Family Farm ($-A). 2187 Rte. 32 S, Modena. Apple picking, gem min- ing, hayrides, jumping pillow, hay maze, corn maze, kids' activities and more. 845-883-7825. Hurley Heritage (FREE/A). Hurley, New York. e museum offers historical displays of local artifacts and driving tours of the colonial houses dating back to the 1670s. Open on weekends from May through Oct. 845-338-1661. Hurley Stone House Day ($-$$$/A). July 11 (10am-4pm). Explore America's oldest private homes with costumed guides, militia re-enactors, cras and colonel era demonstrations along with the Town Liberty fair. Rain or shine. Main Street, Hurley. Parking will be available near the church. 845-331- 4121. Hyde Park Drive In Theatre ($$/A). 4114 Albany Post Rd., Rte. 9, Hyde Park. Newly Released films; two features per night. Open April to Sept. 845-229- 4738. IMAX Theatre at Palisades ($$-$$$/ A). 4403 Palisades Center Dr., West Nyack. e ultimate movie experience with a six-story screen. 1-888-262-4386. Jacob Blavelt House ($/A). 20 Zukor Rd., New City. Guided tours of a Dutch restoration home. Admission includes ticket to the museum exhibition. 845- 634-9629. James Baird State Park ($/A). 14 Maintenance Ln., Pleasant Valley. Situated on farmland, James Baird State Park offers an 18-hole golf course, hiking trails, sports complex, and nature center. 845-452-1489. *Juckas Stables ($$$$/S). 1204 Rte. 302, Pine Bush. Your family will enjoy the friendly-farm atomosphere, beautiful trails and quality riding lessons. 845- 361-1429. Jumpin' Jakes of Fishkill ($/A). 982 Main St., Fishkill. Inflatable play struc- tures that give your child an opportunity to climb walls, crawl through obstacles, bounce and zoom down giant slides. 845-897-1744. Knox's Headquarters State Histor- ic Site ($/A). 289 Rte. 94 Forge Hill Rd., Vails Gate. Extensive grounds for walking tours of home of Revolutionary War General Knox. Open May to Oct. 845-561-5498. Kowawese Unique Area At Plum Point (FREE/A). Rte. 9W, New Windsor. Park on banks of Hudson River for picnicking, hiking and fishing. 845-457- 4900. Krieger Park (FREE/A). Greenfield Rd., Woodridge. Baseball field, bas- ketball court, playground, historic site. Open year-round. 845-434-7447. Last Encampment of the Continental Army ($/A). 19 Causeway Rd., Rte. 300, New Windsor. Campground of Washington's continental army. Nature trail with observation tower. Reenact- ments and special events. 845-563-4600. *Legoland ($$-$$$/P, S). 39 Fitzger- ald St., Yonkers. World full of color, creativity and entertainment for families with children ages 3 to 10 years old. 15 different attractions, including a café, factory tour, 4D cinema, rides and more! 866-243-0770. Locust Grove ($/A). 2683 South Rd. (Rte.9), Poughkeepsie. e Samuel Morse Historic Site, home of the artist and inventor of the telegraph and Morse code. House Open May to Nov. Gardens and trails open daily. 8am-dusk. 845- 454-4500. Manitoga/ The Russel Wright Center ($$$/A). 584 Rte. 9D, Garrison. Former home and estate of Russel Wright. One home tour daily through Oct. 845-424- 3812. Masker Orchids (FREE/A). 45 Ball Rd., Warwick. Apple Picking daily. Enjoy baby barnyard animals and pony rides. Open Sept. to Nov. 845-986-1058. Mid-Hudson Children Museum ($/P). 75 N. Water St., Poughkeepsie. e Mid-Hudson Children's Museum aims to be an educational beacon in the Hudson Valley where discovery leads to lifelong learning. MHCM is a fun and creative learning environment that sparks curiosity, discovery, and explora- tion. 845-471-0415. Mills Norrie State Park ($-$$$$/A). 9 Old Post Rd., Staatsburg. A serene wooded area with glimpses of the river provides an ideal location. e park's marina, as well as its camping sites, is hiking trails. 845-889-4646. Minnewaska State Park Preserve ($-$$/A). 5281 Rte. 44-55, New Paltz. Mountain biking, hiking, picnicking, cross- country skiing, swimming and kids programs on the Shawangunk Mountain Ridge. 845-255-0752. HV PLACES (Continued from Page 33) 22 Hudson Valley Parent Q June 2013 Clermont State Historic Site ($$/A). 1 Clermont Ave., Germantown. Ancestral estate of Robert R. Livingston, negotiator of the Louisiana Purchase. Free access to gardens, picnicking, and the visitor center. 518-537-4240. Constitution Island ($/A). South Dock, USMA at West Point. Two-hour tour includes a boat ride on the Hudson River and guided tour of Warner House on Constitution Island. 845-446-8676. Apple Pond Farm & Renewable Energy Education Center ($$$$/A). 80 Hahn Rd., Callicoon Center, Sullivan. Educational tours, horse-drawn sleigh, and wagon rides. Admission: $20/family of four. 845-482-4764. Barrett Clay Works ($$$/A). 485 Main St. Poughkeepsie. Pottery exhibits and clay classes for kids and adults. Art studios are also available for rent. 845-471-7507. Basha Kill Wildlife Management Area ($/A). Rte. 209 S, Westbrookville. Two thousand acres of state-owned wetlands, forests, and fields. 845-888-5381. Belleayre Mountain ($$$$/S). Rte. 28, Highmount. Scenic chair lift rides offered in the summer and in the fall there is fishing, hiking, and biking. Also, check out their summer concert series. 845-254-5600. Big Bear Ziplines ($$$$/T). 817 Violet Ave., (Rte. 9G), Hyde Park. Zip through the trees on eight ziplines from 30 to 100 feet high. Tours last three hours and include a hike to the starting area. 1-888-947-2294. Butterfly Botanicals ($/A). 363 Petticoat Ln., Bloomingburg. Butterfly house open to the public, educational programs, and school group tours. 845-733-7713. Catamount Ski Area ($$$$/S). Rte. 23, Hillsdale. Family ski area with snowboard megaplex and moving walkway for beginners. 518-325-3200. Catskill Mountain Railroad ($$/S). Rte. 28, Phoenicia. Enjoy a 6-mile train ride along the scenic Esopus Creek through the Catskill Mountains. 845-688-7400. Chocolate Cheers ($$$$/S). 875 Rte. 28, Kingston. Fully functioning chocolate company behind walls of glass, great for viewing. Guided tours. 845-338-3368 or 888-624-3377. Circleville Town Park ($/A). Creamery Rd. off Rte. 302, Circleville. Swimming, picnicking, and playground. Open May to Sept. 8am-dusk. 845-692-7800. Hudson Valley PLACES TO GO Did you know there is an historic trolley bus in Kingston? Here are some of the best places for families to visit this summer! Great Places... Let's Go! Kid-friendly rating: P - Preschoolers S - School age T - Teens A - All ages Please call ahead to verify times and fees. Dates are subject to change, please call to confirm. $$$ - $10-$20 $$$$ - $20 & up Fees: $ - $5 & under $$ - $5-$10

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