Hudson Area Events and Happenings

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There are so many Hudson area events, things to do in Hudson Valley region this summer, that it’s almost impossible to narrow down the list, but we will make note of the ones that interest us most. In fact, you can almost plan nothing at all and still have a great time walking Warren Street […]

The Hudson River School and The Hudson Valley – Cradle of American Art

From the earliest European explorers to the modern day, the natural splendor of the Hudson Valley has been a source of excitement and inspiration. Dutch settlers plying the wide lower bay of the Hudson River in 1614 were caught in thrall of the sheer sparkling beauty of the land, and the bounty of life flying […]

Public Gardens in the Hudson Valley

Walking through a garden is one of the simple summertime pleasures. And what could be better than dining in nature at dusk? Gardens and Restaurants seem to fit together in the Hudson Valley – they both share nature’s bounty. Here are a few of our favorite public gardens in the Hudson Valley Berkshire Botanical Garden is […]

Spring Markets

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It’s that time of year again when nature is full of life and the Hudson Valley is offering events with all things growing. Spring markets are now open! Spring Markets in Columbia County, NY The Hudson Farmers Market is now open and offers fruits and vegetables, meat, eggs, plants and flowers, cheese, baked goods and […]

Fill Your Days in the Hudson Valley With Some of Our Favorites

Big blue skies longer days and distant views. Spring is probably the most energizing season, and luckily there’s plenty to do in the Hudson Valley. Here are some of our favorite events taking place in April: The Chancellor’s Sheep & Wool Showcase Shearing, spinning, dyeing, knitting and weaving demonstrations. Also an exhibition of various breeds […]

Culture and the Outdoors from Our Backyard? Indeed!

Today I’m sharing a not-so-well-kept secret. Everyone here at Mount Merino Manor loves the outdoors at Olana, the Persian style Victorian home of Hudson River School founder Frederick Edwin Church. The house sits on 250 acres, of the most beautiful hiking trails in the Hudson Valley, a real gem: there’s a lake, stately trees and […]

Spring Ahead in Hudson: A Time to Rejuvenate

Longer days bring more daylight and warmer temps bring mud – in the Hudson Valley. But a little mud can be very healing. Try the Espresso Mud Body Scrub at Bodhi Holistic Spa & Yoga, just 5 minutes from the Manor. I personally love the pampering of Bodhi’s Abundance which includes a Moisture Drench Facial, […]

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