Quality of Life
In 2013, National Geographic Traveler proclaimed the region as one of the top 20 tourist destinations in the world. Designated as a national heritage area, the valley is steeped in history, natural beauty and culture. Its magnificent scenery inspired the Hudson River School of Painters whose works can be found in renowned museums across the country.
food & drink
The Mid-Hudson region is home to the Culinary Institute of America which produces some of the best chefs in the industry. As a result, gourmet eating can be found even in the smallest villages.
Arts & Culture
From art schools to art renowned galleries -- including Dia:Beacon, Storm King Art Center and the Fields Sculpture Park at Omi International Arts Center – the region is creative at its core.