Beacon

Beacon is a city in Dutchess County, New York.

Get in

By plane

By car

Interstate 84 runs through Beacon providing east-west connections to Pennsylvania and Connecticut. Route 9D is the main north to south road through the city.

By train

See

Dia:Beacon, 3 Beekman St, +1 845 440-0100, . Museum for the Dia Art Foundation's collection of modern art, including works by Andy Warhol. Located in a 300,000 square foot historic factory on 31 acres of riverfront. Summer hours Th-M 11AM-6PM (closed Tu-W). Winter hours (mid-October to mid-April) 11AM-4PM F-M (closed Tu,W,Th). Adults $10, students and seniors $7, children under 12 free. Free admission for Dia members.

Do

Rent a kayak or canoe or take a guided kayak trip on the Hudson River. Hudson Valley Pack & Paddle, 45 Beekman St, +1 845 831-1300, . From New York City to Albany the Hudson is a tidal estuary, so be aware of tides and currents as well as ships and barges. There is a public launch to the west of the Beacon railroad station.

Drink

Sleep

Go next

Routes through Beacon

Scranton Newburgh  W  E  Fishkill Danbury
END Poughkeepsie  N  S  Cold Spring Croton-on-Hudson


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