Welcome to Hudson Area Lodging or HAL. The dynamic blend of urban culture and the great outdoors combined with small-town charm make the Hudson Area a wonderful getaway. It is our intention to celebrate the world class destination that the Hudson Area has become by connecting you to everything from the little known to the very famous and every venue in between. By presenting historic sites and unique places along with amazing dining options we hope to provide you a richer, more complete experience of the land and its culture.
Please consider this website and our 800-558-8584 Help Line your personal concierge. HAL proudly represents some of the best accommodations in the city and within 20 minutes of Downtown. You won't find any “chain” Hotels in Columbia County, so HAL invites you to experience a more unique option such as a stay at a romantic B&B, charming Country Inn or a Boutique Hotel.
This small Riverfront city with views of the Catskill Mountains once an 18th century whaling port, has transformed itself into a lively antiques and visual & performing arts mecca. This small friendly city with 12,000 residents is very walk-able. Wander down mile long Warren Street to find world class dining, antique shops, art galleries, boutiques and one of a kind specialty stores while enjoying the rich architecture throughout the city as it is among the best in NY State. Enjoy an equity stage production, musical revue, classic film or take a cruise on the river to visit the Hudson-Athens Lighthouse. Don't miss a chance during your visit to take in one of the farmer’s markets, events, fairs, parades and annual festivals the city offers.
Nestled between the Hudson River and Berkshire Mountains, the area is renowned for its scenic beauty and rural charm. This fertile valley is home to farmlands, orchards waiting to be picked and wineries to visit. You'll fall in love with our country roads with amazing long views. Two beautiful state parks perfect for hiking, biking and swimming. Don't miss a visit to Olana, the home of Fredrick Church and Lindenwald, the home of Martin Van Buren. Winter skiing and zip-lining is closer than you think at Catamount Skiing and Adventure Park. Come be inspired by our history while savoring the sights and sounds and interacting with local people dedicated to creating a sustainable community.