- Our list of the best things to do in Beacon, New York, features the top 200 nearby activities — including 81 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Beacon, NY has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Entertainment & Shows, Museums & Galleries, and Sights & Landmarks.
- The results below include the top 19 things to do within the city of Beacon, NY , followed by 181 popular activities in nearby cities, including Poughkeepsie, Newburgh, New Paltz, Hyde Park, Peekskill, Cold Spring, Fishkill, Middletown, Marlboro, Carmel, Garrison, Millbrook, Ridgefield, Danbury, Warwick, Cooperstown, New City, Woodstock and Bolton Landing
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Beacon Jiu-Jitsu New York City MoreLess Info
From the merchant: A Family Martial Arts School teaching the art of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in a pressure free learning environment.
78% 360 votes
3 Beekman Street, Beacon, NY 12508 MoreLess Info
Most popularly known for a display by conceptual artist Walter De Maria, the Dia:Beacon art museum highlights unusual, avant garde artistry. The museum also features collections by Andy Warhol, Donald Judd and Richard Serra.
100% 12 votes
99 Teller Avenue, Beacon, NY 12508 MoreLess Info
Blue Sky Balloons offers hot air balloon rides lead by former Navy pilot Bill Hughes. They have operated for over 40 years and offer private rides for birthdays, anniversaries, and other special occasions.
96% 25 votes
10 N. Chestnut Street, Beacon, NY MoreLess Info
Denning's Point Distillery is an urban distillery that produces vodka and whiskey. They offer tours of the brewing facility and samples in their tasting room, and their 2,800 square feet space is available for parties and special events.
95% 22 votes
PO Box 1248, Beacon, NY 12508 MoreLess Info
One of Beacon's more challenging hikes, the Mount Beacon Incline Railway offers breathtaking views of New York. The railway is a historical piece of the area, and once at the top of the summit, the flat land offers great areas for picnics and photography.
92% 12 votes
Trailheads at Pocket Road and Sunnyside Road, Beacon, NY MoreLess Info
Fishkill Ridge is a destination for exploring the Hudson Valley's geological past which showcases rounded boulders and bare summits. Patrons can hike the well-marked trails and walk beside streams, scramble up rocks or view extraordinary birdlife.
100% 4 votes
629 Route 52, Beacon, NY 12508 MoreLess Info
With 32 lanes, Southern Dutchess Bowl is a bowling alley with automatic scorers, bumper lanes, and televisions. The alley has a pro shop that offers bowling balls, shoes, and other equipment.
80% 10 votes
50 Van Nydeck Ave., Beacon, NY 12508 MoreLess Info
Those interested in learning the heritage of Beacon, NY and its inhabitants will enjoy touring the Madam Brett Homestead. The historic homestead is an 18th century home that housed seven generations of the Brett family.
100% 2 votes
444 Main Street, Beacon, NY 12508 MoreLess Info
Described as 'a new art movement for the next generation,' Morphicism is a gallery that features distinctive interactive sliding screens for showcasing works of art. The screens are a unique invention of the gallery's owners.
100% 1 votes
161 Main Street, Beacon, NY 12508 MoreLess Info
Founded in 2004, New York's Beacon Artist Union is a gallery the supports and promotes local artists, collaborative curatorial projects and the surrounding community. The space also hosts performances such as film screenings and live music.
86% 7 votes
144 Main Street, Beacon, NY 12508 MoreLess Info
Mountain Tops Outfitters is a retail shop that sells equipment, apparel, and paraphernalia for a variety of outdoor activities. The shop also offers kayak rentals, as well as guided kayak tours.