Four miles to the south, you’ll find yourself in Putnam County’s 19th century showplace, Cold Spring. This Hudson River border town, directly across the water from West Point, draws art dealers and antique enthusiasts. A stroll down Cold Spring’s main street is a shopper’s delight. The annual Cold Spring Antiques Show at picturesque Mayor’s Park on the banks of the Hudson takes place in October and brings in more than 60 dealers and thousands of visitors. In Cold Spring, you can also dine at one of many excellent restaurants, catch a Metro-North train to New York City, or visit one of the hiking trails that will allow you unparalleled views of the Hudson Highlands, the Hudson River’s highest peaks at the river’s narrowest point.

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