The county seat of Ulster County, Kingston has a population of close to 24,000. It is worth your while to visit the city on a bus charter in Kingston. Now read on to find out why.
Arts. Be sure to get the best out of Kingston's art scene by going to Arts Society of Kingston, with more than 600 members that include professional artists. They regularly hold exhibits and performances at their own gallery and other venues in Kingston. Other places to see the works from local artists include the Gallery at R&F, Air Studio, Donskoj Studio and Gallery, Firehouse Glass Gallery, Battledore Ltd Gallery, Kingston Museum of Contemporary Arts, Wright Gallery and Ulster County Arts Council.
Meanwhile if you want to catch a theater performance or a live music performance, check out the Coach House Players, a community theater group that puts out three to four productions in a year, on top of participating in the city's various activities. The New York Conservatory for the Arts also puts up theater, music and dance productions and offers lessons too. While the Ulster Ballet Company has two major performances every year: the Festival of Dance and A Christmas Carol. You should also check out Backstage Studio Production, Catskill Ballet Theater, and Pauline Oliveros Foundation Broadway Theatre at UPAC.
Museums and history. Kingston has a lot to offer history buffs. Check out the city's premier museums that include the Fred Johnston Museum, housed in the home of former state senator Fred Johnson where you could still find furnishings, art and decor from the 18th and 19th century. If you want to know more about the Hudson's maritime history, then you can find what you are looking for at the Maritime Museum. Other places where you could get a sense of history and culture or where you could just admire the architecture are Volunteer Fireman's Hall & Museum of Kingston, Old Dutch Church & Museum, Van Steenburgh House, Replica Ship "Half Moon", Henry Sleight House, Senate House Museum, Trolley Museum, and Rondout Lighthouse.
You can also take a bus charter in Kingston to make tour the historic monuments here, such as:
Outdoors. One of the best outdoor activities you can do in Kingston is kayaking. The city has guided tours on a kayak starting on Memorial Day through Columbus Day. Every June, the city also holds the Kingston Kayak Festival at Point Beach. Kingston also has a variety of marinas for boating.
If you want to relax, why not take a cruise with one of the many cruise providers, such as Hudson River Cruises, "The Teal" Charters and Clearwater Sloop?
You can also relax and play at one of the city's parks and beaches:
Or why not have some golfing fun at Green Acres Golf Club, Twaalfskill Club, Alapaha Golf Links and Wiltwyck Golf Club?
Dining. After IBM left Kingston in the 1990s, the city slowly became a sleepy one. But not anymore. With the influx of trendy bars, restaurants and local businesses, the city has come back to life. Check out the Stockade Tavern's range of cocktails or Boitson's steak frites and fried chicken, which you can wash down with beer and wine. Old Trolley Kitchen is housed in an old 1927 eatery that was renovated. Another establishment that could rival the best ones in the Big Apple is Elephant, mainly for its wines and tapas. Other local favorites include: Duo Bistro, Le Canard-Enchaine (Kingston, NY 12401), Keegan Ales, Armadillo Bar & Grill, Third Rail Diner, Savona's Trattoria, Sissys Cafe, Kai's Kitchen and Picnic Pizza.
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