Where do you go when you want peace and quiet?
“My room. It’s my temple, my fortress, my safe place, my happy place, my everything.” ~Keije Walser, Beacon
“I used to go to Hudson Highlands State Park, but it has become too crowded. Now I just go to my backyard.” ~Chris Rowley, North Highlands
“Long Dock Park. The river is so beautiful and relaxing, in every season.” ~Tricia Rivers, BeaconDid you find this article useful or informative? Please consider a contribution to support our nonprofit journalism. Our annual appeal has begun! All gifts of up to $1,000 through Dec. 31 will be matched TWICE! Click here for details. We are able to provide this website and our weekly print paper free to the community -- and pay our writers, photographers and editors for their hard work -- because of the generosity of readers like you.