Area Attractions and Things to Do

Columbia County, situated between the Hudson River and the Berkshire Mountains in upstate New York, is well known for its open spaces and agricultural heritage and is a perfect place for your vacation getaway at Thyme in the Country. Farmlands, orchards, scenic views and quaint small towns are all part of what draws travelers to the Hudson Valley looking for a simpler, more natural way of living with a creative and quirky flair. There is an eclectic variety of shopping in one-of-a-kind stores where the word “chain” is never spoken. Restaurants are first-class eateries where farm-to-table dining is considered a norm. This is a great place to wander on foot, on bike, or by car.

Any time of the year is a good time to visit Hudson, NY. It is considered to have some of the most historic architecture in New York State, and America’s history had its foundations along the Hudson River. There are many historic sites to explain it to you firsthand. Take a river cruise; enjoy a hot air balloon ride; go to a play; spend a day picking fruit; tour wineries, distilleries or a brewery; and attend a farm festival with your children. You will have fun and help out the local economy of people working together on the challenging task of keeping this county so beautiful and livable.

Things to do at the B&B:  [Read Details…]

  • Read…in front of a fire,
  • Take a bubble bath
  • Have a massage
  • Explore the property
  • Tour the vegetable gardens
  • Play badminton
  • Have a campfire
  • Gather chicken eggs & observe the animals
  • Take beautiful photographs
  • Paint, sketch a picture…the scenery is lovely

Things to do in our Neighborhood:  [Read Details…]

Within a 10-mile radius of our B&B:  [Read Details…]

  • Hudson, NY, only 6 miles from Thyme in the Country – A small, riverfront city with roots in the 18th-century whaling industry, Hudson is now an ideal destination for art, antiques, boutiques, architecture, and farm-to-table food. The city prides itself on supporting small and local businesses, some of which can be found in the area’s historic homes. Featuring farmers’ markets, fairs, festivals, and a variety of events, you will surely find exactly what you enjoy!
  • Catamount Aerial Adventure Park

Looking for Night Life? [Read Details…]

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Visit nearby Farms; bring home fresh food: [Read Details…]

Nearby Historic Sites: [Read Details…]

Places to take a walk, cross country ski, sled ride: [Read Details…]

Places to Rent Bikes: [Read Details…]

Enjoy artworks, Plays, Concerts, movies: [Read Details…]

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Hot Air Ballooning: [Read Details…]

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 Places to swim other than our back yard: [Read Details…]

  • Lake Taghkanic State Park
  • Taconic State Parkway or 1528 Route 82, Ancram 518-851-3631

 Taconic State Park

Rte. 344 (off Rte. 22), Copake Falls
518-329-3993

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