The Thomas Academy is located in the beautiful Columbia County of Hudson, New York. Situated in the southeast-central part of the state Columbia County borders the Hudson River. With rolling hills and mountain views, this countryside setting offers all four seasons and a small-town rural feel. Breathtaking views and enticing architecture, this charming river town is growing into a creatives’ dream destination as new small businesses begin to develop and the population grows. Columbia County is one of the safest in New York State as far as crime rates are concerned. It’s a great alternative to the busy urban life that New York is best known for, celebrating a sense of community and cultural heritage. Commuting to and from Hudson can be easily done by car or train and is only a two-hour ride from Manhattan. The Amtrack runs right into the city, and the Columbia County Airport is also conveniently located. This county’s simple, laid-back charm will help your student rest easy on any night. With a variety of local family-owned restaurants, they can find many fresh dining options that all share the farm to table mentality when out exploring the city. They can experience art, history and outdoor attractions all in own place, from the theater, museums, gardens, galleries, and an extensive outdoor sports scene. With several historic sites to choose from, Columbia County has something for everyone. You can have peace of mind sending your student off to the Thomas Academy, knowing there is so much to offer in a safe and scenic atmosphere.