Family Fun

The Hudson Valley is a delight for the young of every age. The Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome offers WWI-era airplanes, barnstorming airshow stunts. The Dutchess County Fair is a classic and beloved weeklong event. The Hudson Valley Hot Air Balloon Festival will take your breath away. The Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum Poughkeepsie riverfront is awesome and interactive for the younger crowd. In all, the area boasts nine museums including the nation’s first presidential library, the FDR Presidential Library and Museum in Hyde Park. The Hudson Valley Renegades play at Dutchess Stadium which also delivers family entertainment, concerts and live events. Rocking Horse Ranch and Waterpark was just named America’s No. 2 family hotel in the U.S. by TripAdvisor, Splashdown, America’s Biggest Little Water Park!™. Plus, there’s skiing, snowboarding, rail trails, hiking, rock climbing indoors and out, boating, fishing, golf and every sport under the sun.