Things To Do With Family

There are many activities for the whole family to do during the day, or after the ride in Poughkeepsie. So you can bring your biggest fans to cheer you on!


Mid-Hudson Children’s MuseumRecipient of the 2015 Dutchess Tourism Family Entertainment Award of Distinction and the 2015 United Way Non-Profit Spotlight Award, this museum celebrates childhood and is proud to offer exhibits that get kids moving, exploring, building, pretending, collaborating, creating and discovering.


Art Centro
Art Centro is a community arts space offering ceramics classes, private art studios, a gallery space and other classes 



Bounce Trampoline SportsIndoor amusement center with multiple trampoline areas as well as dodgeball & basketball 




The Gravity VaultThe Gravity Vault Indoor Rock Gyms’ mission is to make everyone’s rock climbing experience with us a positive and memorable one! We strive to provide a welcoming environment for everyone young and old, big and small, novice and expert, to challenge themselves each day. The Gravity Vault wants each person who walks through our doors to believe that new heights can always be reached, in all aspects of life.



RPM Raceway– On your mark, get set, go! Indoor karting experience at the Poughkeepsie Galleria Mall.




Mid-Hudson Heritage Center– The Mid-Hudson Heritage Center, seeks to promote appreciation of the Hudson Valley’s cultural diversity through arts events, lectures, and community involvement. It also serves as welcome center for visitors to the region and allows you to learn more about this rich heritage through our affiliation with other historic and cultural sites.

Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park– Pedestrian & bicycle path over the Hudson River on a refurbished former rail corridor. This will be in use during the ride, but could be a great family photo-op after!

Vanderbilt Mansion- Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site, located in Hyde Park, New York, is one of America’s premier examples of the country palaces built by wealthy industrialists during the Gilded Age.