Travel: Travel With a Passion: Hudson River Valley, NY
* What To do
The Storm King Art Center is a 500-acre outdoor sculpture garden 60 miles north of New York City with a permanent collection of grand-scale works by such artists as Alexander Calder, Louise Nevelson, Henry Moore and Richard Serra (Old Pleasant Hill Road, Mountainville, 845-534-3115; stormking.org).
* Where To Stay
Cromwell Manor is a 13-room country estate-turned-inn that was built in 1764 (174 Angola Road, Cornwall, 845-534-7136, cromwellmanor.com; rooms from $165). At Pig Hill Inn, in the antique-shop-filled village of Cold Spring, a breakfast of asparagus soufflé, blueberry muffins and the New York Times is served in your room (73 Main Street, Cold Spring-on-Hudson, 845-265-9247, pighillinn.com; rooms from $150).
* Where To Eat
Il Cena’Colo is a trattoria for Tuscan-style pasta, fish and grilled meats (228 South Plank Road, Newburgh, 845-564-4494; dinner for two, about $85 with wine).
* What else to do
Dia:Beacon is a modern art museum, with works from Warhol, Donald Judd, Dan Flavin and Robert Ryman in a former Nabisco factory from the 1920s (3 Beekman Street, Beacon; 845-440-0100). The Hudson River Wine Trail winds nearby, including the 165-year-old Brotherhood Winery in Washingtonville (845-496-3661; brotherhoodwinery.net). Woodbury Common Premium Outlets (498 Red Apple Court, Central Valley; 845-928-4000) has 220 shops, including Tod’s, Gucci, and Dolce & Gabbana.