The hamlet of Accord is nestled in the lush Rondout Valley and contains the Rondout Golf Club
as well as long-running family farms that are staples of the area. Accord is conveniently located along Route 209 and the Rondout Creek runs through the hamlet, as well as several tributaries, which help to feed the local farmlands. Accord borders Minnewaska State Park and the Mohonk Preserve, so there is easy access to hiking and other outdoor pursuits.
Accord has a great combination of small town charm and newer businesses. Skate Time 209
, one of the last remaining rollerskate rinks is in Accord, and in addition to their open skate times and capacity to host birthday parties, they offer an indoor skateboarding park and are the home track for the area's roller derby team, the Mid-Hudson Misfits