Inn Life During Coronavirus

March 23rd, 2020.  Despite our innate desire to keep our doors open and host an anxiety-weary world, our better selves know to do our part to help contain the COVID-19 virus, and therefore the Olde Rhinebeck Inn has been closed.  At the time of writing, the bed &...

Snow Days?

Despite this year’s milder temperatures, winter always brings a different rhythm to the inn.  Once the leaves drop and the autumn crowds head home, winter arrives and brings its own special character.  Although there are perhaps not as many outdoor activities on the...

Cindy is now ordained, too! Thinking about getting Married?

I became a wedding officiant in early 2003 and have had the real pleasure to perform 23 weddings since. We recently had a lovely young couple get engaged here at the Inn who will now be returning to get married this winter. Cindy, my BFF and fellow Innkeeper will be...
Fall in the Hudson Valley

Fall in the Hudson Valley

There are plenty of hints about the onset of fall here at the inn. Swaths of color are accenting the trees, the first clusters of leaves are gathering in the yard, the mornings are crisp, the gas stove in Plow & Harrow is lit, and the squirrels full cheeked with...
Garden Days of Summer

Garden Days of Summer

It’s August, time for vegetable and herb garden mayhem. Those little seeds and plants that took up such small spaces back in April and May are now full-grown and ready for harvesting. And it’s not just the gardens here at the inn that are matured: it’s a great time to...