8 minutes | Saturday, September 17th, 2022
America's beloved Eleanor Roosevelt once wrote: “The purpose of life...is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience." Dawn Hopper visited Sunshine Radio recently and told us about how ”Her passion for Dutchess Country is what lives at the heart of its story. Dutchess County delivers the rugged, natural beauty of the Hudson Valley, world-renowned dining, and a storied history of empire builders, visionaries and artists. Festivals, dining events, fairs, parades and everything in between – Dutchess County has a jam-packed agenda year-round with something for everyone.
Dutchess County, New York is home to spectacular views of the Hudson River, historic mansions, cultural attractions and culinary adventures, it offers something for the whole family. Nestled in the Hudson River Valley, midway between New York City and New York States capital city of Albany, Dutchess County is 800 square miles of fascinating sites, lively events, and breathtaking vistas. Being only a short drive from New York City, Dutchess County is a great road trip addition to a trip to New York City. here you discover the Real America in wonderful places like Poughkeesie, Rhinebeck and Albany.