At Van Cortlandt Manor, experience the life of a patriot family living in the years just after the American Revolution.
This casual, friendly waterside eatery overlooks marinas and the Hudson River. It’s great place to get a meal or maybe a drink and a few appetizers and watch the sunset. It’s within walking distance of the Ossining train station.
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.
You can visit Washington Irving’s grave in the bucolic Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, just a few miles north of Sunnyside in the village of Sleepy Hollow. Guided tours of the cemetery, located across the street from Philipsburg Manor, are available for a fee from April through November. Self-guided visits by car or on foot are free.
Afternoon and evening tours are a great way to complement your visit to a Historic Hudson Valley site or event.
Established by David Rockefeller as a memorial to his wife, Peggy, Stone Barns Center promotes sustainable, community-based food production. The site is the home of the celebrated restaurant, Blue Hill at Stone Barns.
Blue Hill at Stone Barns is the Barber family’s second restaurant for fine dining, their first being the well-known, highly regarded “Blue Hill,” in Greenwich Village. Their creative, prix fixe menus reflect the seasons and feature food from Hudson Valley and regional farms. In 2004, the New York Times rated this restaurant “excellent.” Reservations for the restaurant (dinner only) are required. Blue Hill also runs a small, informal café for lunch and snacks. Reservations are not needed for the cafe.
Excellent “Progressive American Cuisine” with award-winning wine list. The setting is a colonial style inn in a suburban neighborhood near the Readers Digest headquarters. One of the best known Westchester “destination” restaurants, Crabtree’s Kittle House is expensive – but worth it. The Inn has 12 guest rooms in addition to the restaurant.
This historic (1790) inn features 12 guestrooms in addition to its well-known restaurant, in a leafy residential setting near the former Readers Digest headquarters. No pool. Business travelers are welcome, and rooms have high-speed internet connection. Complimentary continental breakfast.
Pull up and make yourself at home at the West Gate Inn Nyack. Treat yourself to a good night’s sleep in our cozy beds, enjoy our spacious and well-appointed rooms while taking advantage of amenities like complimentary Wi-Fi and a full breakfast. And choose from a number of spacious guest rooms to suit your needs.
Built in 1685 by the lord of Philipsburg Manor, the Old Dutch Church is the oldest church in New York State. The church is open on many weekend afternoons in summer and fall. The Burying Ground is open year-round. Combine your visit with a trip to Philipsburg Manor, right across the street.
Stained-glass windows by European masters Matisse and Chagall, commissioned by the Rockefeller family, adorn this unassuming country church.