Hello New York state! The Wander team has arrived and we are excited to share our luxury vacation home in Hudson Valley with you.
We want you to have the best time so we’ve put together a list of nightlife experiences for your consideration. Get ready to be a part of some magical nights in the historical Woodstock and Kingston areas!
Live Music at Colony
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Distance from Wander Home: 11.5 miles
Address: 22 Rock City Rd, Woodstock, NY 12498
Hours: Open daily, at 6:00 PM. Closed on Tuesdays
Contact Number: +1 845-679-7625
Nothing says Woodstock like an outdoor concert and fresh drinks! Colony dates back to 1929, where, as the tallest building in town, it served as a stopping point for visitors who were on their way up to the Overlook Mountain House.
During their stop, they dined and listened to big bands in Colony’s great room. Today, the fun continues with "Open Mikes" on Mondays (sign-ups start at 6:00 PM) and the "Best of the Beer Garden Series" on Wednesdays. To stay updated on their events you can visit their page here.
Cucina: Country Chic Italian
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Distance from Wander Home: 10.9 miles
Address: 109 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock, NY 12498
Hours: Sundays to Thursdays, 5:30 PM-9:30 PM. Fridays & Saturdays, 4:00 PM-10:00 PM
Contact Number: +1 845-679-9800
For a fine dining experience, Cucina is a modern, country-chic Italian restaurant, located in a restored farmhouse in historic Woodstock, New York. Chef Gianni Scappin has created a social dining experience that offers simple and elegant food.
Their menu includes several gluten-free options based on seasonal and local ingredients. Guests have the choice of dining with some new faces at the 24-seat communal table or in a private dining room.
This hidden gem is only an 18-minute drive from the Wander Hudson Valley home. You can make a reservation by visiting their reservations page.
Cocktails and Nibbles at Stockade Tavern
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Distance from Wander Home: 11.3 miles
Address: 313 Fair St Kingston, New York 12401
Hours: Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays 4:00 PM-12:00 AM
Contact Number: +1 (845) 514-2649
If you are in the mood for a world-class, hand-crafted cocktail, look no further than Stockade Tavern. Stockade is a Kingston-based bar known throughout the country for its top-tier mixologists and warm ambiance.
While food selection is limited to nibbles, it doesn't take away the overall quality of the experience. This eclectic spot is only a 19-minute drive from Wander Hudson Valley and a visit here is sure to be one for the memory books.
Ice-skating and Drinks at the Ole Savannah
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Distance from Wander Home: 13.7miles
Address: 100 Rondout Landing, Kingston, NY 12401, USA
Hours: Mondays to Saturdays, 11:30 AM-10:00 PM. Sundays, 10:00 AM-9:00 PM
Contact Number: +1 845-331-4283
Located on the Kingston Waterfront, in the historic Rondout, Ole Savannah is a bar, restaurant, ice skating rink, and events center altogether. The perfect place for a family-friendly outing or a casual date night or whatever the occasion.
Guests are bound to feel right at home because the staff here is all about Southern hospitality. The restaurant specializes in Southern comfort food, featuring bone barbecue, fried chicken, pecan pies as well as great bourbon and craft beers to drink.
The ice rink is open from Mondays to Saturdays, 9:00 AM-10:00 PM, and Sundays, 10:00 AM-8:00 PM. Tickets can be purchased upon entry or through their booking site. The cost of a ticket is $20 with rentals and $15 without.
Have a Glass at Brunette Wine Bar
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Distance from Wander Home: 13.4 miles
Address: 33 Broadway, Kingston NY 12401
Hours: Thursdays & Fridays, 5:00 PM-10:00 PM. Saturdays 1:00 PM-10:00 PM. Sundays, 1:00 PM-7:00 PM
Contact Number: +1 (845) 802-0837
Here's something for the wine lovers! Brunette has curated an extensive wine list to satisfy your palate on every occasion! Their selection focuses on organic, biodynamic, and low intervention wines from all over the world.
The aesthetic of the place has been well thought out, from the stylish wallpaper to their diverse menu, which features favorites such as the "Goat Cheese Jam Sandwich," and "Trout Roe Nachos."
They host events on occasion, which can be accessed here. Further, they're only a 24-minute drive from your Wander home.
Hudson Valley West Coast Swing
Distance from Wander Home: 12.1 miles
Address: 16 Cedar Street Kingston, NY 12401
Hours: Tuesdays, 7:00 PM-11:00 PM
Contact: +1 (914) 475-0803
If you need a mood-booster, attending Hudson Valley West Coast Swing's Tuesday night dance sessions might do wonders for your mental health. Classes are led by the instructor and founder Pam Marshall and Jun Ogata, who specializes in East Coast Swing, Argentine Tango, as well as West Coast Swing.
For beginners, classes start at 7:00 PM, followed by a guided practice at 7:45 PM and then finally, the dance session at 8:30 PM sharp. The classes and dance will cost you only $20 and are located only 20 minutes from Wander Hudson Valley. To view their full dance schedule you can click here.
Stay 'Til late at Early Terrible
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Distance from Wander Home: 11.2 miles
Address: 45 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock, NY 12498
Hours: Thursdays & Fridays 17:00 PM-Late. Saturdays and Sundays, 12:00 PM-Late.
Contact Number: +1 845-684-7226
Described by guests as, “a magical treehouse utopia,” Early Terrible is an aesthetically pleasing bar, serving handcrafted cocktails and tapas. Service here comes with a smile and the atmosphere is nothing short of unique, featuring tree stump tables, fireplaces, and storybook decorations.
Their menu is said to be constantly evolving sensory experiences and includes popular dishes like their Armenian meatballs and chorizo tacos. Your pets are welcome here, and so are your friends, so round them all up for this awesome experience!
Know Your Food with Lunch Nightly
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Distance from Wander Home: 11.9 miles
Address: 636 Broadway, Kingston NY 12401
Hours: Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays-Dinner is 5:00 PM-10:00 PM. Bar until 11:00 PM
Contact Number: +1 845-663-2028
For the responsible consumer who would like to know exactly where their food is sourced, Lunch Nightly is your new favorite spot. This restaurant is dedicated to supporting its community by offering high-quality produce and meats at an accessible price.
Further, they only utilize independent farmers and producers who care about animal welfare, which they have listed here.
With attentive staff, exquisite decor, a deliciously sustainable menu, as well as the option of outdoor seating, you really can’t go wrong here…oh did we mention they are just a 19-minute drive from your Wander Hudson Valley vacation rental?
Photo by Lis Bar
Distance from Wander Home: 12.8 miles
Address: 240 Foxhall Avenue Kingston, NY 12401
Hours: Thursdays to Mondays 5:00 PM–close. The kitchen closes at 9:00 PM.
Contact Number: +1 845-514-2350
There's nothing quite like the taste of food, prepared on a wood-fired grill. Served with natural wine, the New York Times can attest to the fact that Lis Bar does this best.
Located in Kingston this spot is all about simplicity, cozy vibes, and creative cocktails. Their diverse menu consists mainly of Polish dishes, like their "pierogies" which are a local favorite. Their upcoming events can be viewed here.
Before hitting up the local breweries and bars in the area, you may want to fill in your afternoon with a winery tour or maybe even a cruise around the Hudson River! Text your Wander Concierge to help plan the best vacation you've ever experienced!