|Poughkeepsie is nestled in the majestic Hudson Valley and home to 45,000 residents.
70 miles north of Manhattan Ė located midway between NYC and Albany with Rail commuter service to NYC via the MTA Metro-North Railroad and to Pennsylvania Station via Amtrak
Nestled in beautiful Dutchess County, complemented by excellent schools
Home to IBMís software development and design center
Four colleges (Bard, Marist, Vassar and Dutchess County Community College) and the Culinary Institute of America
Cultural offerings include charming historic districts, art galleries, theaters, numerous museums, Hudson Valley Philharmonic, Mid-Hudson Civic Center (hockey, musical concerts, etc.), antiquing, farmers markets, wineries and numerous restaurants
Outdoor activities include hiking, biking, boating, golf, close to great skiing/snowboarding, ballooning, numerous parks and gardens, the Appalachian Trail, horseback riding and the Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park. (See the Map)