Hotels in Highland, New York

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Highland overview

Highland is a budget-friendly place known for its historical sites and natural features, and surrounded by picturesque views of mountains and rivers. You'll find a wide variety of coffee and dining choices. Nature lovers will find plenty of places to explore such as Mohonk Preserve Visitor Center and Shawangunk Mountains. Make it a point to see sights like Dia Beacon and Harriman State Park. A family-friendly area, Highland also has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Highland

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

How to get to Highland

Fly in to Newburgh, NY (SWF-Stewart Intl.), 16.6 mi (26.6 km) from downtown Highland. White Plains, NY (HPN-Westchester County) is the next closest major airport, 48.2 mi (77.6 km) away.

What to see around Highland

Fun activities include attractions such as:
  • • Richard L. Skimin Memorial Baseball Field
  • • Hyde Park Landing
  • • Fishkill Ridge
  • • Storm King State Park
Sights especially popular with families include:
  • • McCann Ice Arena
  • • Fun Central
  • • Innisfree Garden
  • • SplashDown Beach
  • • Dutchess County Fairgrounds
Acclaimed for its historical sites, here are some top landmarks to visit:
  • • Franklin Delano Roosevelt Home
  • • Springside National Historic Site
  • • Train Station
  • • Clinton House State Historic Site
  • • Hyde Park Railroad Station
Its mountain views, riverfront, and hiking trails are well known, and favorite spots for nature lovers include:
  • • Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park
  • • The Waterfront
  • • Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site
  • • Bowdoin Park
  • • Mohonk Preserve Visitor Center
Here are some favorite choices:
  • • Dia Beacon
  • • Harriman State Park
  • • Springwood
  • • Storm King Art Center
  • • Vanderbilt Mansion

When to visit Highland

Wondering when's the best time to visit? Here are seasonal norms to help you plan your trip:

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