Kingston is a just a two-hour drive from New York City and nestled at the foothills of the catskills along the Roundout Creek and Hudson River. Originally the capital of New York state, this ever evolving town has become a hot-spot destination all year round.

If you get to Kingston early, grab a coffee at Village Coffee. Depending on the weather checkout Kingston point rail trail and take a walk along the Hudson River.

A few great places to checkout while you’re in town

Kingston wine co. has an assortment of biodynamic, organic, and natural wines. Most of the wines on their shelves are made using time-honored, historically rich techniques, achieving an authentic expression of place, history and culture. The staff in the shop is extremely well educated and helpful!

Depending on how you maneuvered your day; if you’re looking for a lunch spot, Kingston Bread + Bar always has some fun dishes, or Lolas is always a great spot to stop and grab a warm and delicious pizza.

For a dinner destination, there is the Kingsley Hotel Restaurant or Foxfire Mountain House about 20 minutes away from the center of town that offers dinner to non-guests on the weekends.

Places to Visit on a Day Trip to Kingston, NY

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