Encompassing a wide area stretching west of the Hudson River between Albany and New York, Ulster County is a fantastic destination for enjoying the wild forests, charming towns, and many rich and diverse events and activities of Upstate New York.

This area of the scenic Hudson Valley is defined by rural valleys, small towns, and wilderness preserves just over an hour north of New York City. As such, it is a popular fall destination for families and individuals wanting to experience something wild, rustic, traditional, old-fashioned, or artistic among the colorful leaves of the surrounding trees.

From music festivals and art displays to museums and guided hikes, Ulster County has something for everyone in the fall months. Read on to find out…

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You may visualize farm houses or old stone homes when you think about real estate in Ulster County, NY, and you wouldn't be far off the mark. However among the more traditional mountain retreats for sale, there are also stunning contemporaries, decked out in modern luxury.

Upstate living doesn't necessarily mean roughing it at the farm, as the following homes clearly demonstrate. For those that love modern architecture, we're excited to bring you 9 Super-Modern Homes (and a few bonus homes!) in the Hudson Valley real estate market!

Location: New Paltz, NY

A listing like this is EXTREMELY RARE. This is an almost new construction in an elevated private village, overlooking seasonal views of the Wallkill River and Shawangunk ridge below.…

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Upstate New York is an area long-famed for its agricultural riches and diverse range of agricultural products and businesses. From apples, grapes, pumpkins, and berries, to livestock farms with sheep and horses, this area is known for its charming pastures, orchids, barns, and more.

Ulster County is particularly rich in this regard, with extensive rural farming through the Rondout Creek, Wallkill River, and Hudson River valleys.

Many of these farms welcome and host visitors or families to partake in their farming activities, whether picking organic apples, gaining insight into the history of farming in the area, animal sanctuaries, and enjoying the natural surroundings. 

Known generally as “agritourism”, this broad grouping of businesses,…

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