Kingston, New York
Founded in 1652, Kingston served as New York State's First Capital and home to Gov. George Clinton, who later served as Vice President of the United States. Situated on the Hudson River, within view of the Catskill Mountains, Kingston is a beautiful city, famous for its rich history and vibrant cultural life. Located between Albany and New York City, Kingston is the center of a remarkable county that is rich in culture and history. Kingston is the county seat and largest city in Ulster County. With population of 23,000 you have access to public transportation, convenient bus and rail service and close proximity to the NYS Thruway.
From the tree-lined streets of historic uptown Kingston to the fun and vibrant Rondout district there are many neighborhoods to experience and explore. If shopping is important the adjacent Town of Ulster boasts an extensive list of options, while the nearby communities of Woodstock, New Paltz, Saugerties and High Falls feature many quaint shops and restaurants. If outdoor recreation is your thing there are many activities including skiing, golf, hiking, fishing, hunting and boating available close by.