Columbia County is two hours north of NYC and beautifully nestled between the Hudson River and Catskill mountains to the west, Massachusetts and the Berkshire mountains to the east, in the heart of New York's Hudson Valley.
Columbia County, New York, in the upper Hudson Valley, is located between the Hudson River and the western borders of Massachusetts and Connecticut and offers a variety of inns, bed and breakfasts, and motels from which to choose. The county offers some of the best country back roads to explore as you meander through the beautiful countryside. Take a drive along these country byways and unwind from the hectic pace at home. Located just 2.5 hours from both Boston and New York City, Columbia County offers getaways to remember. The county may also be reached by train. The Amtrak station in Hudson is just a 2-hour trip from New York City.
On the west side of the county, across the Hudson River are the Catskill Mountains - the back drop for some of the best views anywhere, with dreamy sunsets