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Stewart International Airport, located in New Windsor, NY, is the perfect gateway to many of sights and attractions found in the Hudson Valley, Catskills and New York City.  To learn more about these locations and explore all they have to offer, click on one of the links below.

Hudson Valley & Catskills

New York City

New York’s Spectacular Hudson Valley and the Catskills:
The Place to Be

photo of beautiful Hudson Valley

Recreation and sightseeing take center stage in the wide-open spaces of the Hudson Valley and the Catskills. Enjoy seasonal outdoor sports and activities, scenic drives, superb dining, and wineries. Experience picturesque towns with unique shops selling antique furniture, paintings, prints, pottery, sculpture, and photography. Explore one-of-a-kind cultural enrichment at museums, performing arts centers, and historic homes scattered throughout the region. The spectacular Hudson Valley has something for everyone. It’s the place to be.

How to Get Here

Stewart International Airport gives tourists an ideal transportation hub in which to launch their sightseeing in the Hudson Valley and the Catskills. Located in New Windsor, NY, at the major junction of 1-87 NYS Thruway and I-84, it is in perfect proximity and access to Woodbury Common Premium Shopping Outlet, the Hudson Valley, the Catskills, and New York City. 

Outstanding customer service, excellent on-time performance, and stress-free travel make Stewart International Airport one of the easiest airports to use in the United States. The airport touts fast boarding/deplaning, quick baggage claim, short lines, and convenient terminal parking.

Public transportation options:

  • Bus Service: Stewart Airport Express, Newburgh-Beacon-Stewart Link
  • Rail Service: Metro-North Railroad, Amtrak
  • Car Rental: Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz, National

Places to See

The Hudson Valley and the Catskills are overflowing with diverse and exciting tourism opportunities. Must see attractions include:

Dutchess County

Bard Summerscape • Beacon Park • Boscobel House & Gardens • Crown Maple Syrup at Madava Farms • Dutch’s Spirits Tours & Tastings • Eleanor Roosevelt’s Val-kill • Empire Cruise Lines • Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Home, Library & Museum • Historic Rhinebeck • Hyde Park • Hyde Park Brewing • Ice House on the Hudson Innisfree Garden • Madava Farms • Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome • Sprout Cree Farms • The Culinary Institute of America • The Rhinecliff • Upstate Films, Rhinebeck • Vanderbilt Mansion • Vassar College Frances Lehman Loeb Art Gallery • Vassar Powerhouse Theatre • Walkway Over the Hudson

Orange County

Bannerman’s Castle • Estuary Steward (trips to Bannerman Island from Newburgh Landing) • Fantasy Balloon Flights • Motorcyclepedia • New York Renaissance Faire • Orange County Choppers • Pride of the Hudson • River Rose • Storm King Art Center • Sugar Loaf Art and Craft Village • U.S. Military Academy at West Point• Village of Warwick • Washington’s Headquarters • West Point Tours

Sullivan County Catskills

Bethel Woods Center for the Arts • Delaware Arts Center • Forestburgh Playhouse • Kittatinny Zip Line • Lander’s River Trips • North American Cultural Lab • Weekend of Chamber Music

Ulster County

Catskill Mountain House Overlook • Mathewis Persen House • Mohonk Mountain House • Mt. Tremper • Saugerties Lighthouse • Senate House • The Robibero Family Vineyard • The Lazy Swan • Uptown Farmers’ Market• HITS Shows • Headless Horseman Hayrides and Haunted Houses • Menla Mountain Retreat – Center for Health & Happiness • The Phoenicia International Festival of the Voice • Frost Valley YMCA • Belleayre Mountain • Minnewaska State Park Reserve – Rock Climbing • Mohonk Preserve • Adair Vineyards • Baldwin Wineyards • Benmarl Winery • Brimstone Hill Winery • Cereghino Smith • El Paso Winery • Glorie Farm Winery • Keegan Ales • Magnanini Farm Winery & Distillery • Stoutridge Vineyard • The Brewery at Dutch Ale House • Tuthilltown Spirits Distillery • Whitecliff Vineyard and Winery

Suggested Travel Itineraries and Themes

Dutchess County

Day One: Village of Rhinebeck • Wilderstein • Terrapin or Gigi’s • Poughkeepsie Walkway • Culinary Institute of America

Day Two: DIA: Beacon • Beacon • Poppy’s or Culture Café • Mountain Top Outfitters • Roundhouse Beacon

Day Three: Crown Maple • Dutch’s Spirits

Dutchess County
Round House Hotel

Day 1: Hotel Arrival • Dinner

Day 2: Boscobel House and Gardens • Shakespeare Festival (seasonal) • Cold Spring Village 

Day 3: River Cruise to Bannerman Island • Visit DIA in Beacon • Main Street • Culinary Institute of America for Dinner

Substitutions: Rhinebeck Village, • FDR House • Millbrook Village • Innisfree Gardens • Millbrook Vineyards and Winery • Powerhouse Theater (evenings)  

Hudson Valley

Day One: Sprout Creek Farm • Madava Farms • Innisfree Garden • Empire Cruise Lines

Day Two: Beacon Park • Hyde Park • Historic Rhinebeck • Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome • Dutch’s Spirits • The Rhinecliff

Day Three: Walkway Over the Hudson • FDR Presidential Home, Library & Museum •Hyde Park Brewing • Vanderbilt Mansion • Val-Kill • Ice House on Hudson

Orange County

Homewood Suites Hotel

Day One: Hotel Arrival

Day Two: Hot Air Balloon Ride • Continental Breakfast • West Point Guided Tour • Explore Museum • Lunch • Purple Heart Museum • Newburgh Brewery

Day Three: Scenic Drive thru Hudson Valley • Lunch • Motorcycle Pedia Museum • River Cruise on the Mighty Hudson River • Explore Waterfront • Dinner

Day Four: Tour Orange County Choppers • Woodbury Commons for Shopping • Farewell Dinner at Magnanini Winery

Substitutions:  Apple picking • Bethel Woods concert or museum • Wine Trail

Sullivan County Catskills

Arts & Culture • Craft, Spirits, Wines and Brews • Exquisite B&B’s & Lodging • Fine Arts, Antiques and Pottery • GALA Events & Festivals • Outdoor Adventure • Outdoors Recreation • Spirits • Trout Town Adventure • Wineries and local foods • World Class Concerts

Ulster County

Minnewaska Lodge

Day One: B&B Arrival • Dinner and Wine by Main Course

Day Two: Mohonk Preserve • Guided Hike • Distillery Tour of Tuthilltown Spirits • Lunch • Explore New Paltz Village

Day Three: Mohonk Mountain House • Optional Spa treatment • Optional Hike • Hugenot Restaurant

Day Four: Walkway over the Hudson • Rhinebeck Village • Lunch and Shopping • Tour of FDR’s home • Culinary Institute of America for Dinner

Substitutions: Woodstock Village • Opus 40 • UPAC in Kingston

Places to Shop

Orange County

Woodbury Common Premium Outlets located at Exit 16 (Harriman) of the New York State Thruway, houses the world's largest collection of designer and lifestyle brands in a colonial-American village setting featuring everyday savings of 25 to 65 percent. Located 25 minutes from Stewart International Airport, it is a bargain hunter's haven. Nearby accommodations offer Shop & Stay packages with added shopper benefits.

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Dutchess County: Blue Cashew Kitchen Pharmacy • Oliver Kita Chocolates • Montgomery Row • Poughkeepsie Galleria • Poughkeepsie Plaza • The Shoppes at South Hills

Places to Stay

Visitors to the Hudson Valley and the Catskills can stay at nearby hotels within the major chains of Hilton, Best Western, Marriott, Holiday Inn, and Homewood Suites or can use smaller, privately owned lodging that is available throughout the region.

Dutchess County

Beekman Arms and Delamater Spaces with Accommodations • HYATT House • Courtyard by Marriott Fishkill • Hilton Garden Inn • Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel Banquet & Conference Center • The Roundhouse at Beacon Falls • Courtyard by Marriott Poughkeepsie • Hampton Inn Fishkill • Holiday Inn Express Fishkill • Residence Inn by Marriot Poughkeepsie • The Looking Glass Bed & Breakfast • Sprout Creek Farm • The Red Hook Country Inn • WhistleWood Farm

Orange County

Arrow Park Lodge • Bear Mountain Inn • Caldwell House B&B • Homewood Suites • The Thayer Hotel

Sullivan County Catskills

ECCE Bed and Breakfast • Inn at Lake Joseph • The Sullivan • Villa Roma Resort

Ulster County

Mohonk Mountain House & Spa • Emerson Resort & Spa • Diamond Mills Hotel & Tavern • Hudson Valley Resort & Spa • Pinegrove Dude Ranch and Family Resort • Rocking Horse Ranch Resort • Buttermilk Falls Inn & Spa • Honor’s Haven Resort & Spa • Soyuzivka-Ukranian National Association (UNA) Estate

Places to Dine

The region offers a wide variety of restaurants, including:

Orange County

Billy Joe’s Rib Works • Newburgh Brewing Company • Torches

Sullivan County Catskills

Hello Bistro • Henning’s Local

Ulster County

Catamount Restaurant • Dominick’s Café • Duo Bistro • Diamond Mills Tavern • Farm to Table • Henry’s at the Farm • Mariner’s Harbor • Mariner’s On the Hudson • Tuthill House at the Mill • Waterfront Dining • The Steel House • Lazy Swan Golf Course

Dutchess County

Chill Wine Bar

Places to Do Business

The mid-Hudson Valley is home to more than 100 Fortune 500 companies, including innovative industry giants in biopharmaceuticals, financial, insurance, and information technology. The area is also home to 30 colleges and universities and elite medical schools. The area offers modern facilities for business conferences and events.

Travel Help

When planning your trip to the Hudson Valley, turn to those who know the area best – our local Hudson Valley travel agents.

Deanna Tracey
CDT Travel
(845) 562-3160

Colleen Gillette
New Paltz Travel Center, Inc.
(845) 255-7706

Links and Resources

Stewart International Airport: New York’s Fourth Airport

photo of Stewart Airport

One of the Easiest Ways to New York City

Stewart International is a convenient and hassle-free alternative to the big airports of the region. It offers outstanding customer service, excellent on-time performance, and stress-free travel, making it one of the easiest airports to use in the United States and ways to New York City. 

Stop and Shop on Your Way

Woodbury Common Premium Outlets located at Exit 16 (Harriman) of the New York State Thruway, houses the world's largest collection of designer and lifestyle brands in a colonial-American village setting featuring everyday savings of 25 to 65 percent. Located 25 minutes from Stewart International Airport, it is a bargain hunter's haven. Nearby accommodations offer Shop & Stay packages with added shopper benefits.

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Hassle-Free Services

Stewart International is a small airport with the sophistication of a larger one. Here’s what passengers experience at Stewart International:

  • Friendly and experienced customer care representatives
  • Parking within easy walking distance of the terminal
  • Short lines and fast check-in with 38 stations
  • Easy-to-navigate terminal with top-notch amenities, including concessions, ATM, and Wi-Fi service
  • Quick deplaning and baggage claim
  • Car rental agencies and public transportation access on site

Direct nonstop air service to and from:

  • Myrtle Beach, Orlando, Punta Gorda, St. Pete-Clearwater/Tampa (Allegiant)
  • Philadelphia (American Airlines)
  • Detroit (Delta Connection)
  • Fort Lauderdale and Orlando (JetBlue Airways)
  • Dublin, Shannon, Edinburgh, Belfast, and Bergen (Norwegian Air)

Diverse Transportation Options: Major rail service, bus service, and car rental agencies provide your clients with a hassle free and affordable way to reach the Big Apple and surrounding areas. 


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