Today, Kingston may be known as a place where some start their sunset cruise from, enjoy cocktails on the waterfront or explore their historic district.

Those who visit now may be shocked at the extensive amount of history that surrounds this area.

Did you know that Kingston was New York's first capital in the 1770's? Kingston, NY was also known as a different name, which was Wiltwyck.

Interesting historical roots date back to this Ulster County city. The oldest intersection in America is also located in Kingston and a 150 year old railroad exists there as well.

Let's continue to explore Kingston, NY's astonishing past and shed light onto exciting attractions to explore.

How Many of Kingston, NY's Top 5 Attractions Have You Seen?

Trip Advisor has a list of top attractions in Kingston, NY. Play along and see if you have been to all of the top 5 attractions within Kingston, if not then add these to your travel list.

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How did you do? Did you explore all of Kingston's top 5 attractions? Which one will you add to your list? Share more below.

5 Must See Scenic Drives In The Hudson Valley

When was the last time that you took the scenic route or the back road? There's something so peaceful about taking in the views of the beautiful farmland and the smells of fresh grass with the windows down. 

The next time that you're out for a drive, take one of these scenic routes to capture the beauty of the area that we get to call home.


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5 of the Hudson Valley's Most Unique Giant Roadside Attractions

Put your car on cruise control as you explore these giant roadside attractions.

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