Beacon Tourism

Beacon is a city located in Dutchess County, New York, United States. The 2010 census placed the city total population at 15,541. Beacon is part of the Poughkeepsie–Newburgh–Middletown, New York Metropolitan Statistical Area as well as the larger New York–Newark–Bridgeport, New York–New Jersey–Connecticut–Pennsylvania Combined Statistical Area. It was named to commemorate the historic beacon fires that blazed forth from the summit of the Fishkill Mountains to alert the Continental Army about British troop movements. The area occupied as Beacon was originally settled as the villages of Matteawan and Fishkill Landing in 1709, which were among the first colonial communities in the county. Beacon is located in the southwest corner of Dutchess County in the Mid-Hudson Region, approximately 90 miles (140 km) south of Albany, New York, and approximately 60 miles (97 km) north of New York City.

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Discover the beauty of the city's striking landscope, welcome to Beacon, United States. After your splendid visit to Beacon, you can proceed to an important near-by city of New York City. New York City is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Empire State Building, Central Park, Statue Of Liberty. Tour packages of Beacon are of 1 to 2 days duration.

Don't just take a trip, let the trip take you! Have a enjoyable time at Beacon.

  • Know the pollution level of Beacon before you plan your visit.

    • Noise and Light Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 75 (High)
  • How safe is Beacon for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Beacon.

    • Burglary and Theft 31.25 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 31.25 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 37.5 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 31.25 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 31.25 (Low)
    • Attacks 25 (Low)
    • Drug offense 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 68.75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 62.5 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 37.5 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 31.25 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 37.5 (Low)
    • Safety Index 66.18 (High)
    • Pollution Index 10.34 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 33.33 (Low)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.58 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Beacon

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.08 USD
    • International Movie per seat 17 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 50 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 60 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 50 USD

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