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New York States Columbia County in the Hudson Valley Region Has a Lot to Offer

Columbia County is situated 2 hours north of New York City by train or 2.5 hours by car. Its eastern border is the Hudson River and on its western border are the Berkshires of Massachusetts. To its west are the Catskill Mountains region and to its north is Albany.

Columbia County is a generally rural area, but with a rich historical and cultural foundation. The farm-to-table philosophy has been embraced in the county with local farms providing fresh produce for local restaurants.

The county is also home to several historic sites including the retirement home of Martin Van Burren the 8th President of the United States and the home/studio of painter Frederic church, a former student of Thomas Cole and member of the Hudson River School of artists.

Contact information:

Telephone: Local: 518.828.3375

Telephone: Toll Free: 800.724.1846

Address: 401 State Street, Hudson, New York 12534, USA

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Archived Radio Interviews - Ann Cooper, Administrator of Tourism
Ann Cooper
Columbia County Tourism Department and Film Office
Click here to listen to Ann Cooper, Administrator of Tourism, Columbia County Tourism Department and Film Office interviewed by Stephanie Abrams without commercials.
Ann Cooper, Administrator of Tourism was on the June 21, 2014 "Travelers411" Radio Show in hour 1.

Audio Summary:
Explore Colubmia County in New York State with Ann Cooper. The area is rich with National Historic Sites, historic homes, agriculture, farm-to-table restaurants, and gorgeous rural open space. You can get to Columbi County from NYC in about 2 hours by train or 2.5 by car.

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