While a lot of vacationers love the bright lights New York City, for those who want to escape and enjoy laid-back living, head to Hudson. The charming city is located on the Hudson River and has everything from beautiful architecture to fascinating museums. Hudson is also home to the Hudson Music Festival, which is the biggest free music festival in the state.
With the Hudson River right on the doorstep, it's only right to go boating when in the city. There's an array of cruises to take on the river, all which boast stunning views.
At Olana State Historic Park, art lovers can see where landscape artist, Frederic Edwin Church, once lived. There are tours of his home and visitors can easily spend a day simply wandering through the beautiful estate.
For visitors that want to learn more about firefighting and its history in New York, head to the FASNY Museum of Firefighting. Here, all ages can enjoy exhibitions on fire engines and even Viking axes.
The best time to visit Hudson is during the summer months.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Hudson. The hottest month in Hudson is July, when temperatures peak at 90 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to -5 ˚F. The wettest month in Hudson is June with 10.75 inches of rain, while the driest month is December with 1.68 inches of rain.
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