Located on the former Pocantico Hills and Rockwood Hall country estates of John D. Rockefeller family and William Rockefeller, the park offers 55 miles of carriage roads for walking, hiking, carriage driving, and cross-country skiing.
A Neoclassical mansion built between 1804-1809, situated on 68 acres. Offers beautiful views of the Hudson River.
A 500-acre sculpture park with over 100 works of art, including pieces by Louise Bourgeois, Alexander Calder, Sol LeWitt, Maya Lin and more.
A contemporary art museum located in a 300,000-square-foot former industrial building on the Hudson River. The museum showcases artists of the last half-century, including Blinky Palermo, Dan Flavin, Sol LeWitt, Andy Warhol, Anges Martin, and more.
The oldest military museum in the country, collections include items related to the history of the U.S. Army, the history of warfare, as well as displays of large and small weapons. Admission is free.
There are only about 100 wooden roller coasters in the United States, and Rye Playland is home to one of them. In operation since 1928, the park has both kiddie rides and thrill rides, as well as a boardwalk, beach, and pool area.
Home of Frederick Philipse III and his family. Historical highlights include its 18th-century Georgian architecture and a rare 1750s papier-mâché Rococo ceiling.
John Jay was one of America’s Founding Fathers—he was also President of the Continental Congress, U.S. Secretary for Foreign Affairs, first Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, and the second governor of New York State. Construction started on his home in 1799 and Jay moved there in 1801. Today the historic site sits on 62 acres, which feature 19-century farm buildings and formal gardens.
An 18th-century church that was used as a military hospital during the Revolutionary War.
A non-collecting museum offering a series of changing exhibitions, community programs, lectures, workshops, and concerts.
Modern, contemporary, and African art museum with a permanent collection of over 6,000 pieces.
Gardens designed by Russell Page and 20th-century sculpture, including works by Alexander Calder, Jean Dubuffet, Joan Miró, Auguste Rodin, and Alberto Giacometti
The former Tuscan-style estate of Walter and Lucie Rosen is now a museum and live music venue.
A theatre complex located on the campus of SUNY Purchase College.
Early-1900s interpretive farm with dairy barn, milk house, ice house, and blacksmith shop. Visit to experience family programs, art exhibits, and hiking.
Hosts readings, open mics, and other special events.
Trails for hiking and a restored Keeper’s Cottage.
A farmer’s market and community gathering with live musicians and more. Saturdays from 8:30am – 2pm; Memorial Day – Thanksgiving.
The home of America’s only 4-term president, known as “Springwood”, as well as the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library & Museum. There are guided tour of the home, and 300 acres with gardens and trails to explore.
The only National Historic Site dedicated to a First Lady. Tour the cottage, gardens, and grounds on the site.
Photo Credit: NPS/Bill Urbin