Hudson (New York)

Hudson is a city in Columbia County, New York.

Looking west on Warren Street


Hudson is an important city in the Hudson Valley that is known for its art galleries, antique shops, and boutiques, and also for blocks upon blocks of beautiful historic buildings. These center on Warren St. but are also present in large numbers on the parallel Columbia St. and some side streets. Hudson is worth at least a detour if not more.

Get in

Hudson Train Station

By plane

By train

By car

US Route 9 is the main road for access to Hudson. State Routes 9G and 23B, which constitute Columbia St. and S. 3rd St. within city limits, are major streets in the center of town. Columbia St. actually forms one end of 7th St. Park, which is the city green. Watch out for traffic along these streets, as they are also truck routes.

A bit south of Hudson, the Rip Van Winkle Bridge traverses the Hudson River and enables access to and from the town of Catskill, on the west side of the river, and the Catskills, further afield.

Get around

The center of town is walkable. To get further, you will need a vehicle.


Olana, home of painter Frederic Church.


Hudson-Athens Lighthouse

Walk the length of Warren Street, from the river to the park, admiring the beautifully preserved turn-of-the-century architecture.

Search for bargains at some of the city's dozens of antique shops.

Satisfy your aesthetic eye at the many galleries.

Watch the boats sail up and down the Hudson River from the riverside park.

Stop into a Brooklyn-style cafe for a connoisseur's cappuccino.

Pick one of the many high-quality restaurants to have a gourmet meal.


Hudson has a huge number of art galleries and antique stores for a town of its size as well as fashion, fabric, and other craft studios.


Cornelius Evans House, on Warren St.





Houses at 37–47 North Fifth Street


Go next

Routes through Hudson

Montreal Albany (Rensselaer)  N  S  Rhinebeck New York City
Buffalo Albany (Rensselaer)  N  S  Rhinebeck New York City
Albany Kinderhook  N  S  Red Hook New York City
Jct W E Cairo ← Jct N S  W  E  becomes Great Barrington

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