The Town of Rhinebeck in the northwest part of Dutchess County in the Hudson Valley. Rhinebeck is also the name of a village in the town. US Route 9 passes through the town. It also includes the hamlet of Rhinecliff, which has an Amtrak station, Rhinecliff-Kingston (Amtrak station), with service to Chicago, Cleveland, Buffalo, Albany, and New York City.
It is part of the Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown metropolitan area as well as the larger New York metropolitan area.
President Bill Clinton's daughter Chelsea married Marc Mezvinsky there in July 2010.
Rhinebeck is also home of the Dutchess County Fair, which is a very popular agricultural fair.