Dutchess County

Dutchess County is in New York's Hudson Valley.

There is beauty to be seen in Dutchess County in every season: A frozen waterfall of Wappinger Creek

Cities and towns

Get in

By plane

By car

Taconic State Parkway runs through the center of the county and connects Albany and the I90 east-west portion of the Thruway system to New York City via the Saw Mill River and the Henry Hudson Parkways.

By train



Follow the Dutchess County Wine Trail, . New York state is one of the larger wine producing states in the United States of America. The Hudson Valley is one of five production regions within the state, and Dutchess County produces some of the best wine in the area. Follow the trail and taste the produce of four wineries.





Coffee & Tea



Stay safe

County wide 911 system for summoning emergency assistance. Dutchess County encompasses some of the safest areas in the United States and is a safe place to visit.


Most of the county is in telephone area code 845. The northeastern portion of the county uses the 518 area code.

Go next

The Berkshire Hills of western Massachusetts and the Catskills of New York state are within driving distance. New York City is just a train ride away.

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