Off Campus Attractions: Food


Gourmets are in luck– the Hudson Valley Region has plenty in the way of delicious dining opportunities.

Culinary Institute of America

Photo: The Academy House

One of the CIA’s 4 campuses is in Hyde Park. It has 5 student-staffed restaurants to choose from– just make sure to make reservations in advance!

Farmers’ Markets

There are many farmers markets in the area, including a Monday/Thursday market on the Alumnae Hose lawn and the City of Poughkeepsie market at Pulaski Park & the Walkway over the Hudson on Fridays at 3 pm.

Dutchess and Ulster County Wine Trails

Explore the local area, meet wine makers, and put your wine savvy to the test on a regional wine trail.