Kingston, New Jersey, USA
Kingston is a city in and the county seat of Ulster County, New York, USA. It is 91 miles (146 km) north of New York City, 59 miles (95 km) south of Albany and is located on the west bank of the Hudson River. It has three historic districts; Stockade District uptown, the Midtown Neighborhood Broadway Corridor and the Rondout-West Strand Historic District.
Historic Architecture is a major attraction in Kingston. Allmost two dozen of the original pre-revolutionary stone houses remain standing and are occupied. These treasures are just part of the magnificent architecture found in this river city. The Rondout is resplendent with its 19th century commercial and residential structures housing a reborn "village" on the waterfront.
Visitors can also enjoy a cruise on the Hudson River, including a stop at the Rondout Lighthous, tour colonial stone homes, ride an antique trolley, browse through numerous museums and visit quaint boutiques, galleries and antique shops.
Things to see and do
* Historic districts
* Hudson River Maritime Museum
* Trolley Museum of New York
* River Cruise
Cruise Season – May - Nov
Currency – US Dollar (US$)
Language – English
Population – 23,900 approx
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time – GMT minus five hours
International Country Telephone Code – 1
Transport Links – The area is served by Kingston-Ulster airport (2ON), located at the western base of the Kingston-Rhinecliff bridge. The nearest major airports to Kingston are Stewart International Airport 30 miles (40 km) south in Newburgh, and Albany International Airport approximately 56 miles (121 km) north.
City bus service is provided by the city-owned CitiBus system, while service to points elsewhere in Ulster County is provided by Ulster County Area Transit (UCAT).
Amtrak rail service from Rhinecliff station in Rhinebeck to New York City's Penn Station and other points. Rhinebeck is across the Hudson River, via the Kingston-Rhinecliff bridge.