While staying at Shepherd’s Knoll take time to visit Rhinebeck just ten minutes away.
The history of Rhinebeck is bountiful. One of the oldest roads in America (Route 9- Albany Post Road) runs right through the center of town. There are still stone mile markers every 10 mikes from New York City to Albany.
Rhinebeck center has a plethora of eclectic shops and restaurants for fine dining.
Beekman Arms makes the claim to be the oldest and longest operating inn in the US.
The Dutchess County Fairgrounds is the home of the annual Dutchess County Fair. Open for over 160 years, the fairgrounds are open Spring to Fall and host a number of events including the Sheep & Wool Festival and the Country Living Fair.