Good times, good food, good places guaranteed!

Have a ball in Dutchess County this summer

We’ve planned a busy day that starts with a bite of the best hot dog in the Hudson Valley and ends with two feature films at a classic drive-in movie theater. Whether you follow our lead or add additional sites, it is guaranteed to be a family-fun day.


Coppola's Italian American Bistro. Rte. 9 Hyde Park, NY. 845-229-9113.
Italian cuisine. Kid's menu, high chairs and changing stations available. Kids meals all $7.00 every day, comes with a drink and ice cream. Open Weekdays 11:30am-9:30pm, Friday - Sunday 11:30am-10pm, Sunday brunch at 10:30am.

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Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site. Rte. 9 Hyde Park, NY. 845-229-7770.
The historical estate is open for 1-hour guided tours daily from 9am-5pm. Tours are $8 per person, kids age 15 and under are free or come stroll the grounds for free.

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Overlook Drive-In Theater. 126 Degarmo Rd. Poughkeepsie, NY. 845-452-3445.
Old-fashioned fun at the moves by piling into the car. Open 7 days a week, rain or shine. Open late Spring through Fall.

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Beech Tree Grill. 1 Collegeview Ave. Poughkeepsie, NY. 845-471-7279.
American cuisine. Booster seats and kid-friendly meal options are available.Great for children 8 and older. Open 11:30am-11pm

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