Hudson Valley Museums
View renowned contemporary works of art from Andy Warhol, Richard Serra, and many others at the 300,000-square foot gallery at Dia Beacon Museum (845-440-0100), 50 minutes to our south in Beacon (a good stop on the way home).
Or drive an hour southwest to visit the West Point Museum, widely considered to be the oldest and largest diversified public collection of militaria in the Western Hemisphere.
Visit the Bard College is The Hessel Museum of Art.
Right here in Rhinebeck is the Museum of Rhinebeck History (845-876-4902), featuring local history exhibits.