The New York-New Jersey Trail Conference suggests blocking off three-and-a-half hours for this six-mile hike that begins at the parking area of Nyack Beach State Park; I knocked it out in two. Your time may vary.
A few Sundays ago, between my two-week Appalachian trip and Thanksgiving, my brood visited Broken Bow Brewery in Tuckahoe. We have Captain Lawrence Brewing Co. in our… Read more “Don’t forget Broken Bow when getting your Hudson Valley beer fix”
The gas station convenience store is uniform in America. No matter where you visit in the contiguous 48, the gas station convenience store is relatively similar to… Read more “Uniformity, sugar, and fast food fuel my road trips”
Saturday morning the car chugged up some state route in New York until, out of nowhere, a wide white sign with a state seal and bold, black… Read more “Entering Massachusetts, an ode to a complicated state”
Beer is going everywhere right now, in case you haven’t noticed. While some of you are still hooked on double IPAs or bourbon-barrel-aged stouts (are you also… Read more “Industrial Arts Brewing Co. is helping to invent the HVIPA”
The young woman working behind the desk at High Point Monument had definitely heard the question a million times before. “So how many steps to the top?”… Read more “Learning to deal with uncomfortable heights, one New Jersey monument at a time”
A comprehensive listing of why you’d want to come to the Hudson Valley, and how you should get there.