Visit Orange County New York
Late summer in Orange County NY is about lush forests, sparkling waters, and bountiful harvests. Get ready to be delighted with all there is to do this August. Here are some of our best suggestions for things to do and see in upstate New York this August.
WINERIES, BREWERIES, DISTILLERIES & CIDERIES
The Spirits of New York! The Hudson Valley was the first wine producing region in the nation, and may have even brewed the first beer. Microbreweries are expanding in Orange County while the area's award winning wineries include the oldest in the United States. Distilled spirits can be found here also, providing an interesting combination of local adult beverages to choose from.
OCAS is the Orange County Audubon Society. We are a bird and wildlife conservation organization. We steward 5 bird and wildlife sanctuaries in Orange County, New York. Most are open to the public with walking paths and/or a viewing stand accessible to visit for the quiet enjoyment and study of nature.
Check out the fishing chart so you know what sport fishing opportunities are available in what waterway.
Municipal farmers markets throughout the county offer local fruits and vegetables as well as prepared foods, wine, honey, flowers, and everything from meats to quiche. Each market has its own individual character with unique offerings and vendors who take pride in their homegrown products.
Find what's available at the markets here: https://orangetourism.org/explore/maps-charts/
Get your full travel guide here: https://orangetourism.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/OCT-TravelGuide-Map.pdf
An interactive Orange County Tourism map is available here: https://www.google.com/maps/d/u/0/viewer?mid=1HJiK47sztcvL0RTtEXupNwCKB14&ll=41.401093635100786%2C-74.26020427877518&z=10
Browse the full Orange County NY Tourism, site here: https://orangetourism.org/
Take a peek at our staff's top picks here: https://koa.com/campgrounds/deerpark/local-area/