Hudson, NY is the newest and trendiest towns upstate that everyone is talking about. Just a little over 2 hours away from the city, Hudson is the “new” Brooklyn because of its old-time charm and for its amazing art, design, performance and food and drinks. Named the “city driven by the creative spirit,” and the so-called “downtown to the upstate,” Hudson is waiting for you to discover its newly transformed city of sophistication and chicness. Whether you are planning a weekend trip, and overnight stay or just a day trip, here are the best things to do and eat in Hudson, NY.
Where To Stay
The most important thing when planning a trip is looking at where to stay, and we have just the place for your little getaway. Tiger House is an absolutely gorgeous bed and breakfast that will for sure make your stay in Hudson worth the trip. Built in 1906, this B&B still holds on to its old-time charm and wonder within, with its Mercer tiles, original Tiffany stained glass windows and elaborate woodwork that are all still intact after all of those years.Tiger House works with their guests to ensure a wonderful stay and with their amazing staff and services will make your stay seem like you’re in paradise. Ranked #1 on the list of Hudson’s best hotels and B&B, this elegant and over-the-top B&B is perfect for your trip and will enrich your stay with architectural history and glamour.
Where To Eat
Seen on countless lists of the best restaurant in Hudson, Wm. Farmer and Sons is known for its amazing cocktails and even better food.This place is for sure going to be the reason you stay in Hudson for a little longer with its farm-to table New American cuisine. Offering craft cocktails, and a wide range of seasonal culinary offerings inspired by the bounties of local Hudson Valley farms, Wm. Farmer and Sons is the place to eat when in Hudson.
Where To Drink
The Maker Lounge is housed in a 19th century carriage house and is a tribute to the history of barrooms as an escape & gathering space. Offering its guests classic and signature cocktails that all have story of their creation, this lounge is nothing short of a good time.With its Gatsby-esque appearance, this lounge will transport you back to the past. Be sure to check out The Maker Lounge when in Hudson.
What To Do
When in Hudson, be sure to check out the Carrie Haddad Gallery which highlights regional artists and is Hudson’s oldest existing gallery space. With Hudson becoming a center of all things art, be sure to check out, one of the firsts to learn about amazing artists. Established in 1991, this gallery represents mid-career and emerging artists of the Hudson Valley and beyond in painting, sculpture, mixed media, and photography.
After a long day of looking at art, be sure to visit Club Helsinki Hudson for some live music. Club Helsinki is a nationally recognized music venue that showcases all kinds of genres of music which makes this spot a place for everyone. Grab a drink, and enjoy the show at Club Helsinki.