Explore calm and historic Poughkeepsie when you stay at Marist College
Combining the charm of small-town New York with the nearby state parks and big city, Marist College enjoys the best of both worlds. Located in beautiful Poughkeepsie, it sits between New York City and Albany. The city dates from the 18th century and boasts all sorts of famous houses, museums, and parks to discover on a visit.
Hotels and Places to Stay Near Marist College
Useful information for your visit to Marist College
Stay at accommodations near Marist College, easily reached from several regional and international airports. Poughkeepsie, which means "settlement by water," borders the Hudson leading down to New York City. Marist students have a superb choice of cultural venues, and Poughkeepsie's quaint downtown area brings to mind its historic past.
1. Arriving at Marist College
Wherever you're coming from, you'll probably find it easy to reach Poughkeepsie. JFK, Newark Liberty, and LaGuardia are all within two hours' drive, while Albany International is 90 minutes away.
2. Campus grounds
Visit throughout the year to get a sense of student life at the university. Tours focus on the campus itself, transfer opportunities, funding, and life in Poughkeepsie and at Marist College.
Book tours of the Vanderbilt Mansion and the Clinton House, two jewels of Poughkeepsie history. The latter, owned by the first state governor, dates to the mid-18th century. For an evening of high culture, head to the Bardavon 1869 Opera House, and for some outdoor pursuits, visit Quiet Cove Riverfront Park for a barbeque and hike along the scenic trails.
4. New York City
As NYC is so close by, a visit to Marist College can also easily include a big-city adventure. Catch a Broadway show, enjoy the views from the Empire State Building, and go shopping on Fifth Avenue.
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