Rhinebeck

Welcome to Rhinebeck

A small town comprised of historic charm and a vibrant art scene.
 
Just east of the Hudson River and with a beautiful view of the Catskills, you'll find the picturesque community of Rhinebeck, New York. Located in Dutchess County, this historic town is easily accessible to Connecticut, New York City, and the Hudson Valley’s surrounding towns and villages. With a population under ten thousand, Rhinebeck is a small town and a mecca for those who love art, culture, the outdoors, performing arts, and independent film. Living in Rhinebeck gives you your own slice of charming history and bucolic, peaceful living.
 
Rhinebeck real estate provides residents with ample opportunities to enjoy metropolitan amenities, as Amtrak offers immediate access to Manhattan in neighboring Rhinecliff. Single-family homes in Rhinebeck are affluent, elegant, and extravagant. Spacious homes on large lots are tucked along Rhinebeck’s quietest and most luxurious residential streets, attracting affluent families, successful professionals, and retirees to the area. 
 

What to Love 

  • Voted one of the best places to live in New York
  • Spacious suburban haven offers a peaceful life close to nature
  • Charming small town community with city vibrance 
  • Plentiful art, culture, and history
  • Lots of shopping and dining options in town
  • Easy access to nearby metropolitan areas

Local Lifestyle 

Rhinebeck offers the ease of small-town suburban living for those who are looking for a slower, more relaxed pace. The community may be small, but it is vibrant and is known for its abundant art galleries, cultural events, performing arts, and film. The town has a charming, historic vibe with ample options for dining and shopping. This is a pedestrian-friendly town with a big personality and so much to see and do.
 
There are spas and fitness centers, coffee shops, and boutiques. There is no lack of amenities, and anything residents can't find in Rhinebeck can be found elsewhere in the Hudson Valley or via a quick commute to New York City. 
 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping 

You will fall in love with the charming downtown Rhinebeck, which is on the National Register of Historic Places for its beautifully preserved historic buildings. Visitors will find beautiful, quaint inns and bed & breakfasts.
 
Residents appreciate the area’s walkable downtown and enjoy the wealth of cafes, restaurants, and shopping opportunities available to them. Notable places to visit include The Matchbox Cafe for classic American fare, Cinnamon Indian Cuisine for authentic Indian cuisine, and Le Petit Bistro for mouthwatering French dishes. Enjoy a pint of cold, crafted brew at The Kroeg.
 
For breakfast or brunch, head over to Bread Alone Bakery, or if you fancy an early morning cup of joe, sample the brews at All That Java. For a hip gastropub, take yourself to Liberty Public House and enjoy delicious cuisine.
 
When you are ready to shop, Rhinebeck has an array of boutiques, department stores, curious shops, bookstores, and fun little shops where you will find the perfect gift. There are gift shops, art galleries, stores stocking health and wellness products, and plenty of places to purchase fresh produce and health-conscious foods.
 

Things to Do

Rhinebeck is a known haven for art and film lovers, and residents and visitors enjoy watching independent films at Upstate Films: Starr Cinema. Other activities in town include strolling through the Rhinebeck Historical District or taking a guided tour of the Wilderstein Historic Site. If you are interested in aviation, spend some time at the Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome Museum for a fascinating look at aviation history. A 20-minute drive will take you to the Staatsburgh State Historic Site
 

Schools

The Rhinebeck Central School District serves the community of Rhinebeck. 
 

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