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Beacon
Beacon, New York is about 90 minutes north of New York City. It features the huge contemporary art museum, Dia:Beacon. It also has galleries and shops along the quaint Main Street. You can take the Metro-North commuter rail and walk into town. Rent a bike to explore the Victorian homes.

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Dia:Beacon
Dia:Beacon
Owner description: Founded in 1974, this modern art gallery is well-known for a highly unusual, permanent display by conceptual artist Walter De Maria. De Maria's work is a massive display of a 2... more Owner description: Founded in 1974, this modern art gallery is well-known for a highly unusual, permanent display by conceptual artist Walter De Maria. De Maria's work is a massive display of a 2 foot layer of dirt! less
Attraction type: Art Museums; Art Galleries
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Madam Brett Homestead
Madam Brett Homestead
Well-preserved 18th century home of seven generations of the Brett family.
Attraction type: Historic Sites
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Beacon Glades Disc Golf Course
Beacon Glades Disc Golf Course
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Fishkill Ridge
Fishkill Ridge
Attraction type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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United States Military Academy
United States Military Academy(West Point)
The premier US military academy.
Attraction type: Military Bases/ Facilities; Historic Sites; Educational Sites
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All places to eat » Places to eat

The Hop Beacon
The Hop Beacon
Ranked #1 of 57 restaurants in Beacon
Cuisines: Pub
Gerardo's Seafood Cafe
Gerardo's Seafood Cafe
Ranked #2 of 57 restaurants in Beacon
Cuisines: Seafood
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The Beacon Bagel
Ranked #3 of 57 restaurants in Beacon
Homespun Foods
Homespun Foods
Ranked #4 of 57 restaurants in Beacon
Cuisines: American
Brothers Trattoria
Brothers Trattoria
Ranked #5 of 57 restaurants in Beacon
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Child-friendly, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Delivery

All accommodation » Where to stay - Budget

Beacon Bamboo Forest
Beacon Bamboo Forest
USD 70 - 80
Ranked #5 of 5 Beacon B&B and Inns

Additional nearby recommended accommodations:

West Point Motel
West Point Motel
USD 78 - 152
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Vassar Alumnae House
Vassar Alumnae House
USD 40 - 123
Ranked #6 of 13 hotels in Poughkeepsie

All accommodation » Where to stay - Midrange

The Swann Inn of Beacon
The Swann Inn of Beacon
USD 125 - 187
Ranked #2 of 5 Beacon B&B and Inns
Botsford Briar
Botsford Briar
USD 135 - 225
Ranked #3 of 5 Beacon B&B and Inns
Mt. Beacon Bed and Breakfast
Mt. Beacon Bed and Breakfast
USD 165 - 195
Ranked #4 of 5 Beacon B&B and Inns

All accommodation » Where to stay - Luxury

Nearby recommended accommodations:

The Thayer Hotel
4.0 of 5
The Thayer Hotel
USD 140 - 279
Ranked #1 of 1 hotels in West Point
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