Our Region

Points of Interest:

Local Color: Ulster County in the Mid-Hudson Valley region is known for its high quality of life. Residents enjoy a clean environment with gorgeous vistas on the majestic Hudson River and the rolling Catskill Mountains.  No matter the season, an abundance of outdoor recreation is available.  With more artists per capita than any region outside of Manhattan, Ulster County has an active creative arts and innovation community. Sustainable industries in Green and Solar energy are part of the new demographic.  The area is home to both state and private colleges and universities. The region is know for its Revolutionary war historical sites including the Senate House in Kingston as the first capital of New York State.  In predominately a rural environment, the City of Kingston and the Town of Ulster also offer many small city amenities retail, restaurants, entertainment, sports and culture.

Calendar of Events: Community, arts and entertainment and local sports events are listed in local media, online and on municipal calendars. The Chamber of Commerce of Ulster County and Ulster County Tourism are good sources for up-to-date monthly listings of events.


Tourism: Ulster County is at the center of Hudson Valley and Catskill Mountain Tourism.  Visit Ulster County’s Tourism site for a complete listing of sites and activities.



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"The Hudson Landing project will be a vibrant improvement to the underutilized waterfront. I look forward to the added value that this well-planned project will bring to our housing stock and our economy."

Michael P. Hein
County Executive
Ulster County