Photo Courtesy of Culinary Institute of America
From day trips to multi-day excursions, tourists can also add onto their Hudson Valley Restaurant Week adventure by also visiting local vineyards, nature preserves or museums. Get an early start on holiday shopping, visit the Culinary Institute of America, stroll along the Hudson River, or hit the hiking trails. During the fall season, farmers markets are bursting with color and the fresh flavors of the autumn harvest, including: fresh picked apples, pumpkins, squash, greens, local meats, cheeses, and breads. Wine lovers can also make their way through the region to sample the valley’s effervescent sparkling wines, refreshing whites and approachable reds.