Rhinebeck



Rhinebeck,NY

Is located about 100 miles north of New York City and 65 miles south of Albany,New York.

One of the many reasons to appreciate living in Rhinebeck is that once you are here and have settled in to appreciate its unique and wonderful ambience, you soon feel as though your every need can be catered to personally. This goes well beyond knowing your meals at the many exquisite cafes and restaurants will be even better than you expected due to the standards of Culinary Institute graduates. In Rhinebeck there are shops dedicated to the best in chocolate, olive oil, bread, paper, kitchenware, art supplies, jewelry, and yes, even cigars. When doing business here, one can expect that the results will be even better than you expected, due to the standards of this area’s artistic, business, and professional communities.

Rhinebeck Map and Directions

Welcome to the Town of Rhinebeck, a community of 8,000 established in 1688, has a rich historic and cultural past. Perched along the bluffs of the majestic Hudson River, this river town has a legacy of historic and scenic resources. There are more than 400 homes listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

 

Rhinebeck Area Chamber of Commerce
The Rhinebeck Area Chamber of Commerce represents more than 400 businesses of varying sizes from every industry and profession in our region. We strive to be a comprehensive resource for our members in marketing, education, growth, and advocacy so that they can enhance their business successes.



Village of Rhinebeck

About Rhinebeck: Rhinebeck, NY exists within Dutchess County and is comprised of two governmental jurisdictions, The Village of Rhinebeck and The Town of Rhinebeck. Residents of the village are citizens of both the town and village. Town residents who live outside the village are citizens only of the town.





Rhinebeck Central School District

P.O. Box 351, 45 North Park Road, Rhinebeck, NY 12572
845-871-5520






Chancellor Livingston Elementary School
It is a public school that serves 483 students in grades K-5.
48 Knollwood Rd
Rhinebeck, NY 12572
Phone: (845) 871-5570

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Bulkeley Middle School
It is a public school that serves 280 students in grades 6-8. 
Address: 45 N Park Rd
 Rhinebeck, NY 12572
Phone:(845) 871-5500


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Rhinebeck Senior High School
It is a public school that serves 399 students in grades 9-12. 
Address: 45 N Park Rd
Rhinebeck, NY 12572
Phone:(845) 871-5500

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Starr Library

The Starr Library in Rhinebeck was founded in 1862, and has been serving patrons ever since. The oldest library in the Mid-Hudson system, we have a history like no other library.


 

EventsRhinebeck Events  Rhinebeck at a Glance gives you full access to the variety of events and cultural activities. Check out the calendar for upcoming events found in and around Rhinebeck, NY; from reservations to registration, we’ve got you covered.


Arts EntertainmentArts & Entertainment Said to be a destination hub for arts and entertainment, Rhinebeck is home to The Center for Performing Arts and the Cocoon Theatre, where performances provide entertainment and pleasure for audiences of all ages. Just a short distance away, to the north and south, you will find the Richard B. Fisher Center for Performing Arts, the Kaatsbaan International Dance Center and the Bardavon Opera House. Whether you want to attend a concert, watch a flick or enjoy a play, Rhinebeck at a Glance has all the information you need. Your tickets are waiting!

DiningFood and Drink Rhinebeck Dining and the Rhinebeck NY vicinity offers a menu for everyone's palate- Cedar Planked Wild King Salmon, Duck Confit Risotto, Hamburger or Cheeseburger with Fries, Sushi Assortment, Veggie Delight Wrap, Apple Martini, Millbrook Vineyards Reserve Chardonnay or the best ice cream around. Rhinebeck at a Glance provides a profile of each restaurant - make a selection- make your reservation. Bon Appétit!

Tourism Tourism  plays a vital role in the town of Rhinebeck and its surrounding areas. From a variety of historic sites, wine tours through the Millbrook Vineyards, or a visit to the Culinary Institute of America, Rhinebeck has activities for both visitors and residents of the area. For the naturalist, take a stroll through the Innisfree Gardens where you will find a 150-acre public garden featuring a 40-acre glacial lake. If you’re looking for a day at the winery, a food adventure, or a peaceful stroll through the quite, country setting, let Rhinebeck at a Glance be your guide.

Shopping Goods and Services Ask the residents of Rhinebeck why they love their town! In the heart of Rhinebeck, or just a short drive away, you will find clothing boutiques, gourmet food and wine, antiques, local markets and many other unique offerings that suit your fancy. If you’re visiting the area, Rhinebeck at a Glance gives you a first-hand look at where to go before you hit the streets. Make sure you save a couple days to shop in some of the wonderful boutiques and stores; you’ll be sure to find that special something or just enjoy some good old-fashioned window shopping. 

KidsKids Corner  features destinations and activities specifically for families with kids of all ages, from tots to teenagers. Take a walk through the Mid-Hudson Children's Museum or visit the Trevor Zoo, which houses more than 180 exotic and indigenous animals. If you seek a theatrical experience, check out the Cocoon Theatre or the Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck. Your little ones will enjoy the Kids Back to School Bash (a subsection of the Rhinebeck Farmers' Market Blog), or take your teens for some tennis classes at the Rhinebeck Tennis Club. With so many fun choices, the kids will be all smiles…and the parents, too!

LodgingLodging Whether you prefer a bed and breakfast, a beautiful inn or a peaceful retreat, Rhinebeck at a Glance has choices for everyone. If you’re a visitor or a resident who wants a staycation, browse the information below for the perfect place to stay, both within the village and in the surrounding towns. 

If you’re worried about cooling off during those hot, summer months, some accommodations do offer pools. And for all of you dog lovers, your best friend is welcome at a select number of lodgings, but please call ahead. 

This Rhinebeck lodging section covers roughly a 20-mile radius from the village of Rhinebeck. 

Media Media Rhinebeck at a Glance Media page brings you news and information connecting Rhinebeck to the surrounding towns in Columbia, Dutchess and Ulster Counties. For your convenience, the creative forces of arts, culture, and literature featured in the magazines and newsletters of the combined towns are united here as one source. The collective publications and media from the live PANDA stream provide you with an informative pulse on the happenings and interests in Rhinebeck by spreading the "word" of your interests, knowledge and pleasures.

LibrariesLibraries & Schools Rhinebeck at a Glance provides you with direct access to local schools and libraries located within Rhinebeck and beyond. Below you will find direct links to the website of each school district, housing information on sports programs, important events, school closings and all major school news.

Starr Library, the community library of Rhinebeck, has a sharing mechanism with neighboring counties, which has expanded the borrowing and lending power of the library tenfold. With this sharing system in place, you now have the power to sit at your computer, order a book online and pick it up at any of the local libraries. In addition, each of these libraries offer a wide range of programs geared for all ages and interests.

CommunityCommunity & Government The Community and Government section offers information on the Chamber of Commerce for Dutchess County and seven of its towns and villages including Clinton, Hyde Park, Milan, Millbrook, Red Hook, Rhinebeck and Tivoli. Rhinebeck at a Glance provides access to up-to-date information on local board meetings and other community events to keep you informed at all times. This collective section of websites is a wealth of information designed to keep you informed while enabling maximal participation by the community.

RecreationRecreation Known for its natural beauty, Rhinebeck its neighboring towns offer recreation year round. Whether indoors or out, there are many ways to plan your days; from a beautiful visit through the Walkway Over The Hudson State Historic Park, a day at the golf course or a visit to the spa. For some afternoon fun, you may also enjoy swimming in one of the town pools, throwing pennies in a pond, or play a game of tennis at one of the courts. Rhinebeck at a Glance gives you the key to planning the perfect day.

TransportationTransportation For easy and enjoyable travel to and within the Rhinebeck area, this section provides you and your visitors with all your transportation needs! Rhinebeck at a Glance gives you links to Mapquest, Metro North, Amtrak, limousine service, rental cars, taxis, and more. Whether you’re a visitor for the weekend or a local to Rhinebeck, we have all the information you need right here.