Tag: Landscape

New Olana Outdoor Tours

Olana’s landscape and carriage roads have been open to the public and are always free to visit from 8AM to sunset. Recently Olana added new Guided Tours to their outdoor offerings.

Guided tours (walking and driving) of the historic landscape will be offered on Saturday and Sunday from 10 AM to 4 PM. Tours are limited to 14 guests.

There are four different tours including the Family Explorer Tour (a 1/4 mile-long walk with family-friendly discussion and activities), the Landscape and Architecture Tour (a 1/4 mile-long tour focusing on the integration of landscape and architecture), the Art and Environment Tour (a mile-long tour that provides a comprehensive introduction to Frederic Church’s work as an artist and landscape designer), and the Electric Carriage Tour (a five mile-long driving tour providing the most comprehensive exploration of Olana’s landscape).

Screen Shot 2020-07-30 at 7.26.08 PMAll tour participants are required to:

  • Wear a mask covering the mouth and nose during the tour.
  • Maintain social distance (six feet) at all times.


ADMISSION: Prices range from $15 to $50 / Registration Required.
For pricing & registration, visit olana.org/tour-category/individual

5720 New York 9G
Hudson, NY 12534




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Cary Institute Lecture Series Presents ‘Wild By Design’ on January 6

Winter is the perfect time to start planning, and day dreaming, for the next outdoor season and your garden.  To help you jump-start those plans, and get some interesting new ideas that you might be able to incorporate into your own garden, this Friday, the Cary Institute Presents ‘Wild By Design’ with landscape architect Margie Ruddick.

Harvard trained landscape architect Margie Ruddick will showcase design strategies that integrate biodiversity and ecological purpose. Her visually rich presentation will draw on 30 years of public and private landscape design work.

In her book Wild by Design, Ruddick shows how five basic principles can be applied to create landscapes that are both sustainable and emotionally powerful places. Books will be available for purchase by Merritt Bookstore.

Friday, January 6, 2017 at 7pm
Open to the Public

Cary Institute auditorium
2801 Sharon Turnpike (Route 44)
Millbrook, NY


For more info, visit CaryInstitute.org by clicking here.


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