Destination guide

Why people love visiting arty Beacon

Enjoy the art galleries and other features of Beacon. This city's waterfalls, restaurants and hiking draw many visitors. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Beacon

Are you looking for attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Beacon a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Fishkill Ridge (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Hudson River Adventures (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Fishkill Golf Course (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • SplashDown Beach (4.4 mi / 7 km)
  • Storm King State Park (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Benmaryle Wineries (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Beacon

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Beacon is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Hudson Highlands State Park (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Delano-Hitch Recreation Park (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Little Stony Point Park (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Cronomer Hill Park (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Storm King State Park (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Foundry Dock Park (5.6 mi / 9 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Beacon

Fly into Newburgh, NY (SWF-Stewart Intl.), the closest airport, located 6.9 mi (11 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Danbury, CT (DXR-Danbury Municipal), which is 25.7 mi (41.3 km) away.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Beacon?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 225 holiday rentals around Beacon. From 155 holiday houses to 5 flats & apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Beacon is on Stayz.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Beacon?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Beacon. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Madam Brett Homestead: 238 holiday rentals
  • Dia Beacon: 243 holiday rentals
  • United States Military Academy: 154 holiday rentals
  • Charles Point Pier Park: 216 holiday rentals
  • Boscobel House and Gardens: 213 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Beacon listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Beacon?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 155 Houses in Beacon. Our other popular types of Beacon holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 5 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 16 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 16 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Beacon?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 49 holiday homes with pool available in Beacon. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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