- TripBuzz found 162 things to do with kids in or near Poughkeepsie, New York, including 144 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Kingston, Newburgh, Hyde Park and Cold Spring.
- From Mid-Hudson Children's Museum to Bounce Sports, the Poughkeepsie area offers 85 different types of family activities, including: Movie Theaters, Trampoline Parks, Bridges and Hiking Trails.
- Resting in the Hudson Valley, Poughkeepsie is an historic town with several older buildings and landmarks. This includes the Main Mall Row in the downtown area along with a statue of Thomas Dongan. The city is also home to several colleges and universities, and offers an array of performing arts with an opera house, comedy club and local civic center.
Rockwell Park is a recreational park that features a basketball court, a playground, a skate park, a volleyball court, a splash pad, and picnic areas. The park also offers hiking trails that can be used for running or walking.
Founded in 1993, Skyline Princess Cruises provides both catered private boating events as well as sightseeing tours along the New York shore. Full dinner and brunch service is offered along holiday and wedding event specials.
With skate sessions available for the public, SoNo Ice House has an ice rink and training facility for hockey and figure skating. The studio rink hosts clinics and private lessons to help visitors improve their hockey stick handling skills.