Discover Coxsackie & New Baltimore, NY
With a newly renovated, 5-acre riverside park plus curiosity and history around every corner, Coxsackie is attracting attention. Travel upriver to New Baltimore for more scenic beauty, preserves and trails.
Located along the Hudson River on the east side of Greene County, Coxsackie—pronounced “cook-SAH-kee”—features spectacular riverfront views, a variety restaurants, and a strong nod towards history. The town’s name is from an Algonquin Indian word meaning “Place of Owls” or “Cut Rocks.” Close to cities like Albany (about 30 minutes) and New York City (about two hours), Coxsackie is an ideal drive-to destination. The town was recently touted in the New York Times for community-led efforts towards preserving its charm.
Start the day with strong coffee and egg sandwich or homemade bagel and shmear at the small breakfast counter at Shipwrecked News, Books & Café on stroll-friendly Reed Street. For lunch, grab a sub filled with all of your favorite ingredients at the nearby The Yellow Deli. On Route 9W, enjoy a classic seafood dinner at the classic Reds Restaurant, where, in warm-weather months, you can also order fried seafood sandwiches from the “Fish Fry Boat” in the parking lot. Just off 9W, Paul’s Pizza & Pasta will satisfy a hankering for an on-the-go slice or a whole pie. Also, check out Cask and Rasher for a brew and pub fare, or step it up with delicious Italian bistro cuisine at Che Figata. Enjoy a view of the Hudson River while eating in or out on the patio at Patrick Henry's waterfront tavern.
When it comes to area attractions, Coxsackie, NY doesn’t disappoint. Watch a movie under the stars at Hi-Way Drive-In, discover the rich history of the region at the Bronck Museum, and browse unique pieces at the Coxsackie Antiques Center and an eclectic selection of antiques and curiosities at UnQuiet. Be sure to look for the local Hometown Heroes on display throughout Coxsackie. Discover additional trip ideas to begin planning your getaway.
Take in gorgeous views of the Hudson River at Coxsackie Riverside Park. The spacious park with new playground is home to the Coxsackie Farmers Market from May to September, the Music in the Park summer concert series, and the Coxsackie Boat Launch. Check out the Four Mile Point Preserve, which features nature trails and scenic views of the riverfront—ideal for walking, fishing, or picnicking. The nearby Coxsackie Creek Grasslands Preserve boasts 300 acres of protected land with an abundance of bird species. Also, go to nearby Catskill for more riverside exploration.
Newly opened, the James Newbury is a 46-room boutique hotel on a quiet, picturesque stretch of Hudson River shoreline. The upscale hotel features industrial design and comfortable rooms with a spa, swimming pool, rooftop lounge and riverside fire pit among its many amenities. Adjacent is The Wire, a new event center in a renovated historic iron foundry that is ideal for weddings, events, conferences and business meetings.
Connect with nature when you stay at Gather Greene where wooden glamping cabins provide a serene escape surrounded by the majestic landscape of the Catskills. The Great Northern Catskills offer a wide array of places to stay, from hotels to glamping, resorts and experiential lodging.
Known for its picturesque views of the Hudson River, the scenic town of New Baltimore provides opportunities for outdoor activities such as boating, fishing, and hiking. Additionally, the area is home to nature preserves, including the Hannacroix Creek Preserve, which features the world's first recycled plastic bridge on the Hudson River Interpretive Trail, and the Schodack Island State Park. Stop for lunch, dinner or drinks at the Boathouse Grille, located just off the docks at Shady Harbor Marina and open seasonally. Whether seated inside or out on the deck, diners can enjoy a beautiful view of the historic Hudson River.