Rhinebeck Travel Guide

  • Rhinebeck, May 2013
    Rhinebeck, May 2013
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    Beekman Arms
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    Bar and dining area
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Rhinebeck Things to Do

  • woodstock

    the 1969 woodstock festival will go down in history as the most famous contemperary music venue in 20th century america. this event was not held in woodstock new york but in nearby bethel. for those of my generation a short list of the acts at woodstock: joan baez, arlo guthrie, ravi shankar, richie havens, jimi hendrix, the grateful dead. joe...

  • springwood

    the springwood mansion was originally built in 1800 in the federal style of architecture. in 1845 this mansion on the hudson was remodeled in the italiante style which was popular at the time. in 1866 the father of franklin roosevelt. james roosevelt bought springwood. franklin d roosevelt was born there in 1882. this mansion on the hudson became...

  • the grave of franklin d roosevelt

    pictured is the grave of franklin d roosevelt, the 32nd president of the united states. located on the grounds of springwood it is an important place to visit for students of 20th century history.

  • vanderbilt mansion

    a very interesting place to visit in the rhinebeck area is the vanderbilt mansion. built in 1895 on six hundred acres on the the east bank of the hudson river is one of america's best examples of "gilded age" architecture. the vanderbilt family was one of the "robber barons" who profited from the post civil war posperity in the northern states....

  • culinary institute of america

    a must do stop when in the rhinebeck/hyde park area of new york. one of the best dinning values in america. see my restaurant tip for more information. if you like fine dinning the culinary institute can not be missed. reservations are a must.

  • beekman arms

    the beekman arms is the oldest inn in constant operation in america. worth visiting is the tavern at the beekman to get a taste of life in the late 1700's. george washington was once a guest at the beekman arms.


Rhinebeck Hotels

  • Omega Institute

    150 Lake Dr, Rhinebeck, New York, 12572, United States

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Couples

  • Rhinebeck Motel

    6938 Highway 9, Rhinebeck, New York, 12572, United States

    Satisfaction: Terrible

    Good for: Families

  • Olde Rhinebeck Inn

    340 Wurtemburg Road, Rhinebeck, New York, 12572, United States

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

Rhinebeck Restaurants

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    by doug48 Updated Jun 9, 2008

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    the culinary insititute of america is one of the finest restaurants in the world. the insititute has six separate restaurants specializing in different cuisine's. i have been fortuate to be able to visit some of the best restaurants in america and europe and my favorite is the culinary institute. the chefs and waiters are students at the insititute and they express pride in their work. the food is excellent and the service is professional and fun. if you are into fine dining with a laid back atmosphere a dinner at the culinary insititute will be a memorable experience. a must thing to do when in the rhinebeck/hyde park area. reservations are a must.

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Rhinebeck Transportation

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    by Herkbert Written Jul 12, 2009

    There is a Amtrak Station (Rhinecliff Station) located just 2 minutes walk to the hotel. makes it an easy way to get there. That said, unless you plan to use the nearby facilities and relax at the hotel, you really do need a car to get around the area to see the sites.

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