Mount Beacon Hike and Exploring Wineries!

  • Mount Beacon Hike 2 1/2 mile (4 km) round trip moderate to difficult hike (easier hikes/walks are available as well)
  • Benmarl Winery- oldest Vineyard in America!
  • Nostrano Vineyards
  • Alternative to the hike/walk is to shop in Beacon OR do a longer winery tour with 3 wineries instead of 2

Mount Beacon hiking

About the Mount Beacon Hike

See the Hudson River in all its beauty starting the day with a morning moderate to difficult 2 1/2-mile (4 km) hike up Mount Beacon! We'll be 2,210 feet (.67 km) above sea level and this approximate 2 1/2-hour round trip hike will certainly make you marvel at the highest summit in the Hudson Valley. Gorgeous views await you at one of the most popular hiking destinations in the Hudson Valley! Easier hiking options are also available. 

Also now available- llama and alpaca hikes on a local Dutchess County farm!  

About Benmarl Winery- America's oldest vineyard! Marlboro, NY

Enjoy some wine with us! Nestled in the farming town of Marlboro, NY and overlooking the historic Hudson Valley, this 37-acre estate lays claim to the oldest vineyard in America! They actually have the first official New York State Farming License! Although history runs deep here, it is the tireless commitment to quality and consistency that has made Benmarl one of the premier wineries in the Hudson Valley. New York wines are making a name for themselves on the world stage and Benmarl Winery is proud to be one of the leaders in that movement.

Benmarl Winery Pictures

Nostrano Vineyards- Marlboro, NY

Nostrano Vineyards is a family run 75-acre farm, vineyard and winery in The Hudson Valley. The tasting room sits atop a picturesque hill overlooking a serene farm and vineyard vista. Enjoy their wines, local cheese boards and regular live music. Relax indoors in the beautiful rustic tasting bar or al fresco on their patio taking in the beautiful Hudson Valley sunsets! What a great way to finish off a day!