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The Hudson Valley is home to many things, including Jellystone Park™ Gardiner! Knowing this, it’s probably no surprise that the area sees many visitors throughout the season. People here love to explore the local vineyards, float down the river, and enjoy time away from the city…but did you know that there are many other fun things to do while you’re in town? Whether you’re looking for beautiful nature, a thrilling afternoon, or seeking out your new favorite winery, there are numerous ways to spend the day! Keep reading for 5 great things to do in the Hudson Valley while visiting Jellystone Park™.

5 best things to do in the hudson valley

Shawangunk Ridge

One thing we love about Jellystone Park™ Gardiner is the gorgeous mountain views that surround our Camp-Resort. This is all thanks to the Shawangunk Ridge! This area is best for biking, hiking, mountain climbing, cross-country skiing, and more. Plus, it’s located just 10 minutes away from our Camp-Resort and is a great place to go for all ages.

New York State Museum

Hey history lovers – you won’t want to miss checking out the New York State Museum! This museum is considered the oldest state museum in the country – making it a great way to learn about the history of New York! Whether you’re interested in art, nature, or science, this museum has it all. Located an hour and a half away from Jellystone Park™, the New York State Museum is a great option for a day of exploring. Plus, admission is free!

5 things to do in the hudson valley

Shawangunk Wine Trail

Gather some friends and head out for an afternoon or evening at the Shawangunk Wine Trail. Located between the Shawangunk Ridge and the Hudson River, this wine trail is just minutes away from our Camp-Resort. Visit one or all of the local wineries and find your new favorite wine! Some options include Angry Orchard, Clearview Vineyard, Robibero Winery, and Warwick Valley Winery & Distillery.

Historic Huguenot Street

Only 20 minutes away from Jellystone Park™, Historic Huguenot Street is a great educational experience perfect for both kids and parents alike! Aiming to help people understand the historical forces that helped shape America, Historic Huguenot Street is an innovative museum full of history. Discover various exhibits, artifacts and culture from the French and Dutch heritage.

5 things to do in the hudson valley

Troy Waterfront Farmers’ Market

If you’re staying for a long weekend at Jellystone Park™, stopping to Troy Waterfront Farmers’ Market on Saturday morning is a must! From fresh bread and aged cheese, to homemade ice cream and local produce, you’ll love the variety this place has to offer. The hour and a half drive from Jellystone Park™ will be worth it – you may even find some items that will go great over the campfire!

Between all of these incredible attractions near our Camp-Resort, you’re guaranteed to never hear the words “I’m bored” during your vacation. There’s something for every family member to enjoy in the Hudson Valley region, and we encourage you to try something new for your next visit! To see more attractions near our Camp-Resort, be sure to visit our Places to Go page! If you’re ready to start planning your next New York getaway, book now! We’ll see you soon!

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We're hiring! 🐻 If you're looking for a fast-paced job that aims at helping families make lasting memories, we have the perfect position for you!⁠⁠
⁠⁠
We're hiring for Maintenance Technicians, Guest Relations Staff, Cabin Attendants, Park Services Supervisor, and more. Click the link in our bio to learn more & apply!
...

Only 10 more days until opening day! But who’s counting? 😂 ...

Happy #nationalpetday to all of our furry campers! 🐶💕 ...

We love helping families make lasting memories, which is why #nationalsiblingsday is extra special to us. ❤️ Have you booked your family getaway yet?! ...

Need another reason to book your stay at Jellystone Park™ Gardiner this spring? There's plenty of nearby events happening just a few miles away from our Camp-Resort...⁠⁠
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🔸 May 8: Mayfest Essential Farmers & Makers Market⁠⁠
🔸 May 15: Gardiner Cupcake Classic 5K Run⁠⁠
🔸 May 23: Fleet Fleet Poughkeepsie's 4th Annual Great Donut Run⁠⁠
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Click the link in our bio to book your stay and start exploring all that the Hudson Valley has to offer!
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Do you need a faster way to get around our Camp-Resort? Are you looking for a fun new way to relax under the stars? We've got you covered! 🙌 At Jellystone Park™, we're always working to give you the most comfortable stay that we can. Check out our new blog for information about add-on options for your next getaway - link in bio! ...

Hoppy Easter from all of us at Jellystone Park™! 🐣🐰 ...

Yippee! 🎉 Jellystone Park™ Gardiner is a finalist in this year's Chronogrammies! Vote for us for Best Campground in the Hudson Valley with the link in our bio. Thank you, campers! 🥰 ...

Get offline and into the great outdoors! The mountains are calling. ...

Mother’s Day is around the corner, so show mom some love with a trip to Jellystone Park™! ⁠⁠
⁠⁠
Whether it’s lounging in your own personal hot tub or beating the fam in a round of mini golf, there’s tons of fun (or relaxation) to be had!⁠⁠
⁠⁠
Ready to book? Check rates & availability via the link in our bio.⁠
...

Only 30 days until opening day! 🎉🐻⁠⁠
⁠⁠
Haven't booked your stay? Click the link in our bio to get started.
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