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Poughkeepsie is a beautiful, historic small city nestled in the Hudson Valley in Dutchess County. It is easily accessible by car, train, bus, and air. The area encompasses several colleges, cultural centers, and historic homes.

Hotels within walking distance of Congregation Schomre Israel:
   Days Inn, 538 Haight Ave. (less then 1 mile)
   Holiday Inn Express, 845-473-1151 (2.2 miles)
   Alumnae House, 161 College Ave., 845-437-7100(less then 1 mile)

   Train - Amtrak from Penn Station - Metro-North from Grand Central Terminal
   Bus - Adirondack Trailways, 270 Main St. - 800-858-8555
   Airport – Stewart(Newburgh) International Airport

Colleges nearby:
   Bard in Annandale-on-Hudson
   SUNY New Paltz
   Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park

Some Sites of Interest nearby:
   FDR home and library
   Val-Kill (Eleanor Roosevelt's home)
   Vanderbilt home
   Locust Grove/SFB Morse Historic Site
   Walkway over the Hudson - Poughkeepsie/Highland Railroad Bridge

Art Centers:
   Barnett Art Center
   Francis Loeb Gallery at Vassar College
   Dia Art Foundation

Cultural Activities:
   Music Festivals
   Shakespeare Festival at Boscobel
   Balloon Festival
   Colleges sponsor varied programs

Outdoor Activities:
   Cross country skiing, hiking, bike trails

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