The Hudson Valley is full of brilliant towns and villages, Red Hook is one you must discover if you haven't been there yet. Did you know Red Hook got its name from two old Dutch words?  According to Wikipedia. Roode Hoeck - Roode references the red fall foliage and Hoeck meaning peninsula.

Located in the northwest portion of Dutchess County Red Hook, New York is not large but offers lots to see and do. It has a well-known independent Movie theater The Lyceum Cinema which prides itself on giving you real butter on your popcorn.

What Can You Do in Red Hook, New York

Little Pickles - Children's General Store via Facebook
Little Pickles - Children's General Store via Facebook

There is a world-famous ice cream spot, Holy Cow that got many shoutouts on our Facebook page when we asked where you have to go in Red Hook. Holy Cow Ice Cream is a destination for all ice cream lovers. Of course, there is a local diner The Red Hook Diner to catch up on all that is happening around town.

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The village offers lots of shopping including the Red Hook Thrift Shop, Annex Antiques Center, Backwoods Trading Company, and the Crows Nest to name a few. If you travel to Red Hook with kids a must-shop place is, Little Pickles Children's General Store. They will want it all.

Places to See When You Are In Red Hook, New York

Red Hook boasted a population of just over 1900 people in the 2010 census. It has a golf club, restaurants, farms, and family entertainment. They also hold regular community events which you can find listed on the town website,

Places to Enjoy While You Visit Red Hook

Discovering Red Hook New York

The marvelous Town of Red Hook has so much to offer. Dining, Shopping, and more.

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