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36 Hudson Valley Parent ■ June 2015 Olana State Historic Site ($/A). 5720 Rte. 9G, Hudson. 250-acre estate of Frederic Church 19th-century Hudson River School artist. Guided house tours, self-guided trail tours. 518-828-0135. Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome Museum ($/S). 9 Norton Rd., Red Hook. Vintage aviation and automobile museum. Weekend air shows. Open daily (10am- 5pm) May to Oct. 845-752-3200. old- Opus 40 & Quarryman's Museum ($/A). 50 Fite Rd., Saugerties. Six-acre sculpture built from an abandoned blue- stone quarry. Open weekends May-Oct. 845-246-3400. Overlook Drive in Theatre ($$/A). 126 DeGarmo Rd., Poughkeepsie. Apr.-Sept. Newly released lms. 845-452-3445. Pat Tarsio Lanes ($-$$$/A). 173 South Plank Rd. (Rt. 52), Newburgh. Family bowling alley. Leagues, parties, Cosmic Bowling and Family nights. 845-562- 5250. Pierson Farm ($/A). 1448 Rte. 211, West Middletown. Hay rides, haunted house, corn maze, petting zoo, pumpkin picking, sheep shearing and more. 845- 386-1882. Prospect Hill Orchards ($/A). Clark's Ln., Milton. Apple picking, pump- kin picking, and more. 845-795-2383. Quinnz Pinz ($/P, S). 13-19 Railroad Ave., Middletown. We bowl you over with family fun! Kid-friendly bumper lanes, lightweight bowling balls and small shoes for kids available. Try our Cosmic Bowling experience, which includes laser lights, black lights and music! 845-343-8121. Rock Ridge Alpaca Farm (FREE/A). 229 Gibson Hill Rd., Chester. Enjoy an educational free farm tour every weekend, "Shop the Shed," and more! 845-469-6196. Rondout Lighthouse ($/A). 50 Rond- out Landing Kingston. Historic 1913 Lighthouse. Tour guides on site. Access only by tour boat at Hudson River Maritime Museum. Open May to Oct. 845-337-0071. Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site ($/A). Rte. 9G, Hyde Park. Guided tours of Val-kill Cottage, the private retreat of Eleanor Roosevelt. Open May to Oct. 845-486-1966. FDR Presidential Library and Mu- seum ($-$$/A). 4079 Albany Post Rd., Hyde Park. Museum on lives and careers of Franklin and Eleanor Roos- evelt. Open year-round. 845-486-7770. Sam's Point Preserve ($/A). 400 Sam's Point Rd. o Rte. 52, Cragsmoor. 5000- acre preserve in the northern Shawa- ngunk Mountains. Walk through ice caves. Expansive views hiking trails and waterfall. 845-647-7989. Saugerties Lighthouse ($/A). 168 Lighthouse Dr., Saugerties. Accessible by boat or by ½-mile trail. Open for tours from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend. 845-247-0656. Sawkill Family Ski Center ($$$-$$$$/ A). 167 Hill Rd., Kingston. Summer activities include; go-karts and waters- lides, winter skiing and snowboarding. 845-336-6977. Splashdown Beach ($$$$/A). 16 Old Rte.9, West Fishkill. Wave pool, water slides, "lagoons", and boats. 845-897- 9600. Staatsburg State Historic Site ($/A). Old Post Rd., Staatsburg. 1895 Gilded Age mansion overlooking the River. Open (Wed.-Sun.) Apr. to Oct. 845-889- 8851. Stony Kill Farm/ Environmental Education Center ($/A). 79 Farmstead Ln., Rte. 9D, Wappingers Falls. Working farm. Open daily dawn-dusk. 845-831- 8780. Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site ($/A). 44 Battleeld Rd., Stony Point. Revolutionary War Reenact- ments. Open Apr. to Oct. 845-786-2521. Storm King Adventure Tours ($$$$). 178 Hudson St., Cornwall-on-Hudson. Guided kayaking & hiking tours. Team building events. Families are welcome. 845-534-7800. Storm King Art Center ($$/A). 1 Museum Rd., New Windsor. Large sculpture park on 500 acres. Guided tours, picnicking, and family programs. 845-534-3115. Tallman Mountain State Park ($/A). Rte. 9W Sparkill. Tallman Mountain State Park comprises wooded country on the easterly slope of the Palisades uplands and is a day-use area, oering a variety of outdoor recreation activities. 845-359-0544. Time and Valleys Museum ($/A). 332 Main St., Grahamsville. e Time & Valleys Museum is home to the history of the Rondout and Neversink Water- sheds and the geographical area encom- passing the Tri-Valley Central School District. 845- 985-7700. The Party Zone USA ($/A). 364 Rte. 211 East Middletown. e Party Zone oers an unparalleled collection of games and attractions of all ages—and parties of all sizes! 866-983-6815. The Hyde Park Station ($/A). 34 River Rd., Hyde Park. Home of e Hud- son Valley Railroad Society. Displays that depict the area's railroading past, running model trains, and knowledge- able railroad enthusiasts. 845-229-2338. Thomas Bull Memorial Park (FREE/A). 211 Rte. 416, Montgomery. Boating, picnicking, golf shing. 845- 457-3830. Town Tinker Aube Rental ($$/T). 10 Bridge St., Phoenicia. Whitewater inner tubing down the Esopus Creek for ages 12 and up. Open mid-May through end of Sept. daily from 9am-6pm. 845-688- 5553. Trevor Zoo/ Millbrook School ($/A). 131 Millbrook School Rd., Millbrook. Accredited zoo with 150 exotic and indigenous animals. 845-677-3704. HV PLACES (Continued from Page 35) 22 Hudson Valley Parent Q June 2013 Clermont State Historic Site ($$/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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