The only National Historic Site dedicated to a First Lady. Tour the cottage, gardens, and grounds on the site.
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Formerly the convent of the Episcopal Sisters of Saint Mary’s, The Abbey Inn emerges, wholly renovated and re-imagined, as the premier retreat for today’s modern traveler.
Located in Northern Westchester, just one hour from Grand Central Terminal, perched high, overlooking the Hudson River, The Abbey Inn features luxurious guest rooms and suites, exquisite indoor and outdoor private event spaces, a full-service spa and Apropos, farm to table restaurant and bar.
The lovingly and painstakingly restored convent and chapel atop Fort Hill in Peekskill is the ideal venue for celebrating all of life’s meaningful moments.
While Tarrytown House Estate made its name as a conference center, this popular destination offers rooms for individual visitors. The “campus” contains a collection of historic and modern buildings and features river views, outdoor and indoor swimming pools, tennis courts, and an exercise facility. Cellar 49, with its wine vault in what used to be the private bowling alley of the Biddle Mansion, serves up a modern twist on classic American cuisine in a moody setting of stone, brick, and rich wood. Both Sunnyside and Lyndhurst can be reached on foot from Tarrytown House. Inquire when booking about heritage tour packages that include visits to area historic sites such as Kykuit, the Rockefeller estate, and special Historic Hudson Valley events, including The Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze.
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 estate is a masterpiece of American Beaux-Arts design and an example of America’s Gilded Age. It sits on 200 acres with Hudson River views and formal gardens.
The country home of Ogden Mills and his wife Ruth Livingston Mills, the couple renovated the estate in the 1890s to create a Beaux-Arts mansion of 65 rooms and 14 bathrooms.
Home to over 21,000 works, including paintings, sculptures, drawings, prints, photographs, textiles, and glass and ceramic wares.
Nearly two miles of trails and romantic vistas designed by Hans Jacob Ehlers. It’s called Poets’ Walk in honor of Washington Irving and other authors who reportedly walked here.
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 original Clermont mansion was built around 1740 and burned to the ground in 1777, as punishment for supporting the rebels during the American Revolution. Martha Livingston rebuilt the home during the Revolution. Her son, the home’s most famous resident, was Robert R. Livingston, Jr., Founding Father of the United States. The gardens and home have views of the Hudson River.
This gothic-style hotel was built in 1926 and extensively renovated in 1996. Located on the campus of the United States Military Academy at West Point, it features river views from the rooms facing east, and from some of the public rooms and the dining terrace. West Point is on the west side of the Hudson River about 45 minutes north of Tarrytown; the scenic route is via the Bear Mountain Bridge.
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.