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Beacon NY once known primarily for its hilltop casino, fine wool hats, biscuit wrappers, civil war guns and red bricks comes into a renaissance with a world class art museum, galleries and small town charm.
   Where Is Beacon?
The 100 year old Incline Railway trail goes up Mt. Beacon. Takes about an hour to make it to the top. Visit their web site: The Mt. Beacon Incline Railway Restoration Society
Approaching the trail that winds up to the top where spectacular views of the Hudson Valley can be seen. >view
The Beacon Metro North Train Station is recently landscaped and ready for visitors.

The waterfall of Fishkill Creek goes right through downtown Beacon along East Main Street.

Glass on display at Hudson Beach Glass is for sale.

Beacon has many Victorian Ladies

Healthy living comes to Beacon

Waterfront Park
A scenic 10 min drive to Cold Spring
Beacon has been growing in favor and in flavor for a few years now and is gaining recognonition as one of the Hudson Valley's gems come back to life. The town has it all, a rich in history and small town Americana charm. Beacon, with an abundance of Victorian architecture, collectible shops, emerging art galleries, museums and fine dining has something for everyone. Beacon sits on the Metro North commuter line offering visitors and residents an easy in and out of NYC.

Madam Brett Homestead 1709

Beacon is consistently becoming known as an antiquers hunting ground with so many great shops in town, from museum quality collectibles to kitschy finds.

A busy Main St. in Beacon is chock full of coffee houses, shops and activities.
Hudson Beach Glass is not only a retail storefront on Main Street, but also a busy studio where several local glass artists work and demonstrate the craft of glass blowing and sculpting.
Overlooking the Hudson river with the Beacon Newburgh Bridge in the background. There are many beautiful public green spaces to spend a lazy afternoon in Beacon. The city is also revitalizing the greenways along the banks of the Hudson complete with bike paths.

DIA Beacon in the old Nabisco Printing factory has almost 300,000 square feet of exhibit space and houses many important permanent art collections from the 1960s to present drawing visitors from around the world. DIA Art Foundation


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