New York December 05, 2016
New York’s Oldest Operating Inn Will Take You On An Unforgettable Trip Back In Time
Those of our residents who get to call areas of the Hudson Valley home get the magnificent pleasure of having some of New York’s most historic sites right at their finger tips. There’s no short supply on charming inns in our state, but did you know that America’s oldest operating inn was right here in one of our historic districts? Pack your bags! We’re heading downstate to take an unforgettable trip back in time at the Beekman Arms Inn!
The Beekman Arms Inn located in the historic village of Rhinebeck is a place that many of our residents have grown up visiting.
The inn has 23 rooms, all of which were completely renovated back in 1995.
Requiring a two-night minimum stay during seasonal weekends between April and October, the Beekman Arms' front desk is open 24-hours a day to make reservations. To find out more information on how you can book a room at this historic inn,
Built in 1766, Beekman Arms Inn is part of the historic village of Rhinebeck which has been recognized by the National Register Of Historic Places.
During the 18th century Beekman Arms was called the Bogardus Tavern, a place that would have a historic role in the American Revolution.
For those of us who aren't history buffs or grew up in the Hudson Valley area, you may be surprised to learn what historic figures came to pass through this tavern. George Washington, Alexander Hamilton and Benedict Arnold all came to Bogardus', which fell right on the main road that ran through the Hudson Valley region during this era.
Besides the Beekman Arms being an historic location in the area, there's also plenty of other historic sites nearby that you can visit while you're staying at the inn.
All within a short distance of the inn, those who come to stay here and wish to explore the area can check out the beautiful
is roughly a 20-minute drive to Hyde Park. There's also historic
Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt
just south of the inn that's also in the town of Hyde Park. If you want to stay within Rhinebeck, another fascinating place to check out is the
Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome!
While the inn has had numerous renovations over the course of its history, the actual structure of Beekman Arms has hardly been touched and carries out a charming sense of nostalgia.
Putting you right in the heart of Rhinebeck, guests of the Beekman Arms will be within walking distance of many quaint attractions and shops. Wondering what places you should check out in the village? You won't want to miss out on visiting
Samuel's Sweet Shop
that's right around the corner from the inn, a place that will bring out the inner child in you and give your sweet tooth everything it's ever been craving!
You'll be able to soak in the history of this location as you sit in the tavern amongst gorgeous oak beams and plank floors that haven't changed one bit over time.
Open seven days a week, the tavern serves lunch and dinner all year round and also includes brunch on Sundays!
With dining in several rooms and also the garden greenhouse that was added to the front ballroom back in the 1980s, you'll find several plaques telling you what famous figures have been here.
The fascinating history of this inn continues on with stories of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. The former president quite frequently visited Beekman Arms and even played a major role in part of the village's development. Being an avid stamp collector, President Franklin D. Roosevelt helped construct Rhinebeck's Post Office! You'll also find other plaques throughout the tavern and colonial taproom that will even show you where Bill and Hillary Clinton have sat before.
Equipped with a wonderful staff and savory menu, you'll thoroughly enjoy the unique ambiance that can be experienced while dining at this historic inn.
A main street that's lined with large picturesque trees and bluestone sidewalks, staying at Beekman Arms and exploring the village of Rhinebeck is a charming way to take a getaway within one of the many historic areas of the Hudson Valley. To find out any further information and to view their official website,
How to get here:
6387 Mill Street Rhinebeck, NY 12572
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