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Hudson Valley

Savor products and diverse cuisine options of signature foods grown by local farmers.  Visit the campus of a premier culinary college where future famous chefs learn to create mouthwatering plates.  Meander through the “collar city” of Troy, known for its history in shirt, collar, and other textile productions, and view the Victorian architecture of downtown while enjoying the flavors of the farmers market on the banks of the Hudson River.

Points of Interest

Visit the world’s premier culinary college, The Culinary Institute of America, where students from all over the world are trained to be the future chefs and culinary leaders. Taste the flavors of their schooling by dining at one of the four student-staffed restaurants on site.

Opened in 2020 The Maker brings a bespoke experience to hospitality and bohemian sensibility to design. The spaces are a sophisticated curation of different periods that create a home where eclectic design and comfort can exist harmoniously. The dining spaces welcome breakfast goers, cocktail-seekers, and dinner guests with a culinary program that bonds traditions of mindful cooking with elegant preparation, composing seasonally and sourcing responsibly.

Take a jaunt on the banks of the Hudson River for freshest of the fresh food year-round at the Troy Waterfront Farmers Market. Over 50 local farmers and food producers come together to provide the region with their homegrown bounty every Saturday.