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Beacon Travel Guide

Located in Dutchess County just north of New York City, Beacon is a popular weekend getaway for city folk looking to escape. The small town has a population of just around 14,000 residents, and is known for its great riverside, relaxed vibes.

Things to Do in Beacon

If you’re a fan of modern art, don’t miss out on Dia:Beacon, the town’s modern art gallery. Pollepel Island and Scenic Hudson’s Long Dock Park are popular spots in the region for great views and to explore nature. If you’re a big outdoorsman, climb your way to the top of Beacon Mountain.

Best Time to Visit Beacon

While spring and summer in Beacon boast the best weather, the fall has the best colors and flavors.

Price and Availability Index in Beacon

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Beacon is in December, while the cheapest month is in January. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Beacon is in the high season in July. Beacon has its low season in January, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Beacon tends to be Tuesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Friday. Vacation homes in Beacon tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.

The weather in Beacon

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Beacon. The warmest months in Beacon are June and July, when temperatures reach 94 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to 3 ˚F. The wettest month in Beacon is March with 3.57 inches of rain, while the driest month is November with 1.02 inches of rain.

Vacation Rentals in Beacon

Choose the perfect accommodation for your trip at AllTheRooms.com. We aggregate Airbnb, VRBO, Homeaway and more. We have 284 vacation rentals, hotels and other accommodation types in Beacon ranging from budget options to luxury places to stay. For those traveling on a budget, the cheapest place to stay in Beacon is available at $15 per night. A typical accommodation in Beacon costs on average $158 per night.

Those looking to get some work done during their trip to Beacon can pick from 156 places to stay that provide WiFi. 17 of our accommodations in include a breakfast in the price. If you're planning on arriving in Beacon by car, be sure to choose from 155 accommodations that provide parking. We have 10 places to stay that have a pool or jacuzzi.

Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in one of 37 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.

AllTheRooms aggregates vacation rentals, hotels and other unique accommodation types from 5 providers in Beacon, including 153 places to stay from Airbnb, 6 accommodations from VRBO and 5 places to stay from Homeaway

208 of our places to stay in Beacon have been rated by previous guests. They rated 89% as excellent or good. You can instantly book any of 55 places to stay right now.

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