Visiting Us

The Levy Graduate Programs are housed in Blithewood on Bard College's Annandale campus. Bard College is situated on the eastern shore of the Hudson River in New York State, approximately 90 miles north of New York City. 

Traveling to Bard College

Bard is 90 miles (two hours) north of New York City and approximately 50 miles (one hour) south of Albany, with Amtrak service to Rhinecliff, New York, about nine miles south of Annandale.


Local Accommodations

  • Beekman Arms / Delamater Inn
    6387 Mill St. Rhinebeck, 845-876-7077
  • Best Western Plus
    503 Washington Avenue, Kingston, (845)338-0400
  • Courtyard by Marriott
    500 Frank Sottile Blvd., Kingston, 800-321-2211
  • Hampton Inn Kingston
    1307 Ulster Avenue, Kingston, 845-382-2600
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites Kingston-Ulster
    1835 Ulster Avenue, Lake Katrine, 845-336-6200
  • Hotel Tivoli
    53 Broadway, Tivoli, 845-757-2100
  • Quality Inn & Suites
    114 Route 28, 114 Onteora Trail, Kingston, 845-339-3900, 800-228-2828
  • Residence Inn Kingston
    800 Frank Sottile Blvd., Kingston, 845-383-3695
  • Rhinebeck Village Inn
    6260 Route 9, Rhinebeck, 845-876-7000

Airline and Train Service

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

Amtrak provides service from Penn Station in New York City and from Albany to Rhinecliff, about 9 miles south of the Levy Institute and Metro-North Railroad provides service from points south in New York State (including NYC) to Poughkeepsie, about 26 miles south of the Levy Institute.