Hotels in Poughkeepsie, New York

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Poughkeepsie overview

Poughkeepsie is a friendly locale distinct for its live music and museums, and known for its college atmosphere and shops. You'll enjoy the area's riverfront, scenic landscape, and sports. Take in some of the area's local culture at Bardavon 1869 Opera House and Chance Theater. A stop at places like Mid-Hudson Heritage Center and McCann Ice Arena will create some memories. If you're looking for a family-friendly getaway, Poughkeepsie is for you.

Where to stay in Poughkeepsie

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Poughkeepsie has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Poughkeepsie with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Poughkeepsie hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Poughkeepsie hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Poughkeepsie

Fly in to Newburgh, NY (SWF-Stewart Intl.), 16.3 mi (26.2 km) from downtown Poughkeepsie. White Plains, NY (HPN-Westchester County) is the next closest major airport, 45.3 mi (73 km) away. Poughkeepsie Station is the closest train station.

What to see around Poughkeepsie

Fun outdoor activities are on hand along with these attractions:
  • • Richard L. Skimin Memorial Baseball Field
  • • Loren Campbell Memorial Field
  • • Dutchess Stadium
  • • Michie Stadium
Entertainment, live music, and museums are top draws, along with cultural places like:
  • • Bardavon 1869 Opera House
  • • Chance Theater
  • • Mid-Hudson Children's Museum
  • • Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center
  • • Locust Grove
Whether window-shopping or searching for a perfect souvenir, here are some favorite shopping areas:
  • • Poughkeepsie Galleria
  • • Orange County Choppers
  • • Hudson Valley Mall
Enjoy the university setting or the collegiate vibe around the area of:
  • • Marist College
  • • Vassar College
  • • Culinary Institute of America
  • • State University of New York-New Paltz
  • • Stony Kill Farm Environmental Education Center
Here are some top sights to see:
  • • Mid-Hudson Heritage Center
  • • McCann Ice Arena
  • • Mid-Hudson Civic Center
  • • Clinton House State Historic Site
  • • Mid-Hudson Bridge

When to visit Poughkeepsie

If you're still deciding when to visit, here are the seasonal norms to help you plan:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 54°F day, 15°F night
  • April-June: 83°F day, 31°F night
  • July-September: 85°F day, 45°F night
  • October-December: 69°F day, 17°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 9.41 inches
  • April-June: 12.64 inches
  • July-September: 13.15 inches
  • October-December: 11.50 inches