Entries by Tourism

We All Scream for Ice Cream!

From the flavorful flair of a mom-and-pop shop to those childhood commercial jingles that make your mouth water, ice cream is where it’s at and you’ll find plenty of the good stuff in Putnam County! Baskin-Robbins, 3115 Route 22, Patterson. Open 7 days a week, 4 a.m. to midnight. Call 845.878.7655. Carvel: Putnam Plaza Shopping […]

A Kid’s-Eye View: Boscobel House and Gardens

By Peter F. Paradise II Garrison, NY – Boscobel is an awesome historic site. It has a great view of the Hudson River and West Point across the river. It’s a great place to take the family for a picnic on the Great Lawn and to walk and hike the property. There are so many […]

Magazzino Italian Art Reopens its Doors to the Public on Friday, July 10

Museum Implements Robust Health and Safety Measures, Including New Social Distancing Technology, Timed Ticketing, and Capacity Limits Summer Program to Include Homemade, Special Exhibition Featuring New Work Created During Global Quarantine, Drive-In Screenings of Museum’s Annual Cinema in Piazza Film Festival Magazzino Italian Art will begin welcoming the public back to the museum starting Friday, […]

Hamlet of Carmel Historical Tour

#AdventureAtHome  Celebrate the 4th of July with a patriotic tour in the Hamlet of Carmel.  Our historic courthouse looks majestic in red, white and blue bunting and the Row of Honor flags are proudly displayed, but there is so much more that can be explored. This approximately 90 minute walking/driving tour is fun for anyone […]

Tilly Foster Farm is Open!

Visiting hours are 10am to 4pm 7 days a week Great news! We can have visitors again. Some special rules you have to follow. No feeding us No petting us All visitors must display face masks at time of entry. Face masks must be worn when necessary 6 – foot social distancing strictly enforced No […]

#AdventureAtHome Week 3: Discover Nature Nearby

Nature is all around us in beautiful Putnam County. Enjoy this virtual tour of Clarence Fahnestock State Park to help you plan your visit. Hiking, boating and fishing can all be enjoyed now. Canopus Beach will be opening soon. Play a game of Nature Bingo as you enjoy all the beautiful hiking spots that Putnam […]

#PaintPutnam Art Contest

The Putnam Arts Council and Putnam County Tourism are partnering to challenge Putnam artists to paint our beautiful County through #paintputnam contest. This free contest is intended to engage artists, celebrate their talents, and showcase the beauty of Putnam County. Eligibility: Putnam County artists 13 years or older are invited to submit up to two original paintings, […]

Outdoor Dining is Open in Putnam County

Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell announced that restaurants throughout the county will be able to offer outside dining and drinking as of Tuesday, June 9. After hearing from county executives throughout the Mid-Hudson region, Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday moved up the outside dining component to Phase 2 of the state’s reopening plan instead of […]

Poets’ Corner Open Mic via Zoom Tompkins Corners Cultural Center

Tompkins Corners Cultural Center is excited to present our Poets’ Corner Open Mic online with ZOOM! The Zoom ID will be coming soon but first we’ll have a place to sign up. We’ll start with our featured poet, Anne Graue, and then open the mic to readers who have signed up through our website (18 […]

#AdventureAtHome

Adventure NY is going virtual! As part of #AdventureAtHome, we’ll be bringing you weekly content for inspiration on how to enjoy the outdoors close to home. Check back each week for new content. Be sure to sign up for Find Your Adventure (the Camping, Wildlife Viewing, and Hiking) email newsletter as well. Week 1: Fishing Fishing is […]