Visit the Levy Institute

Our Location

Bard College is in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, on the east bank of the Hudson River, about 90 miles north of New York City and 220 miles southwest of Boston.

By Automobile

From New York City, New Jersey, and Points South
Take the New York State Thruway to Exit 19 (Kingston), take Route 209 (changes to Route 199 at the Hudson River) over the Kingston-Rhinecliff Bridge to Route 9G at the second light, turn left onto Route 9G, and drive north 3.5 miles.

From Albany and Upstate New York
Take the New York State Thruway to Exit 19 and proceed as from New York City.

From Southern Connecticut
Follow I-84 to the Taconic State Parkway, take the Taconic north to the Red Hook/Route 199 exit, drive west on Route 199 through the village of Red Hook to Route 9G, turn right onto Route 9G, and drive north 1.6 miles.

From Northern Connecticut
Take Route 44 to Route 199 at Millerton, drive west on Route 199, and proceed as from southern Connecticut.

From Massachusetts and Northern New England
Take the Massachusetts Turnpike to Exit B-2 (Taconic Parkway), take the Taconic south to the Red Hook/Route 199 exit, and proceed as from southern Connecticut.

By Air

The Levy Economics Institute is accessible from John F. Kennedy and LaGuardia Airports in New York City (100 miles); and from the airports in Newark, NJ (125 miles), Albany, NY (60 miles), and Newburgh, NY (50 miles). For additional information about these airports, follow the links below.

By Rail

Amtrak
Amtrak provides service from Penn Station in New York City and from Albany to Rhinecliff, about 9 miles south of the Levy Institute.

Metro-North Railroad
Metro-North Railroad provides service from points south in New York State (including NYC) to Poughkeepsie, about 26 miles south of the Levy Institute.

Accommodations

Courtyard by Marriott
50 Frank Sottile Blvd., Kingston, 800-321-2211

Holiday Inn
503 Washington Ave. (NYS Thruway Exit 19), Kingston, 845-338-0400; 1-800-HOLIDAY

Madalin Hotel
53 Broadway, Tivoli, 845-757-21000

Quality Inn & Suites
Route 28 (NYS Thruway Exit 19), Kingston, 845-339-3900, 800-228-2828

Super 8 Motel
487 Washington Ave., Kingston, 845-338-3078; 800-800-8000

Village Inn of Rhinebeck
6260 Route 9, Rhinebeck, 845-876-7000

About Us

Our Facilities

The Levy Institute's main conference and research facility is Blithewood, on the campus of Bard College, located 90 miles north of New York City in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York.