Hudson Valley is an area of stunning natural beauty, which encompasses sweet smelling vineyards, apple filled orchards, and rolling green hills. It is a place that many people visit when they want to experience a serene atmosphere away from the business of everyday life, and is somewhere that comes to life when the sun starts to shine. Bear Mountain State Park has opportunities for fishing and swimming in wild waters amid a mountain landscape, and also has a number of hiking trails you can follow. Harriman State Park offers excellent views as you hike, and Long Island Sound has paths that run along the edge of the sea. You can catch the best fall colors when you visit Green Mountain National Forest.