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.
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.
Enjoy the lobby with a fireplace, on-site restaurant, fitness center, and outdoor pool.
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.
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.
Known for its smokehouse meats, incredible desserts, and artisanal cocktails, 140 Grand also has the distinction of being chosen by Westchester Magazine as one of the county’s top burger spots,
At Van Cortlandt Manor, experience the life of a patriot family living in the years just after the American Revolution.
Conveniently located in the Shop Rite plaza across from Van Cortlandt Manor, Pronto offers classic Italian favorites plus pizza (by the slice or full pie) and a bar.