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Adventures Adventures
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Antiques | Collectibles | Auctions Antiques | Collectibles | Auctions
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Camping Grounds | Campsites Camping Grounds | Campsites
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Cruises | Boat Trips Cruises | Boat Trips
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Event Calendar Event Calendar
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Fairs & Festivals Fairs & Festivals
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Farms (Local) Farms (Local)
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Gardens, Nature Centers & Nature Trails Gardens, Nature Centers & Nature Trails
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Historic Sites | Historic Hudson Valley Historic Sites | Historic Hudson Valley
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Hudson Valley Gardens Hudson Valley Gardens
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Lighthouses Lighthouses
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Movies | Movie Theaters | Cinema Movies | Movie Theaters | Cinema
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Museums Museums
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Parks Parks
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Performing Arts - Dance | Theater | Music Performing Arts - Dance | Theater | Music
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Scenic Locations & Drives Scenic Locations & Drives
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Sports & Entertainment Complex / Arena Sports & Entertainment Complex / Arena
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Wineries | Wine Trails | Wine Tasting Wineries | Wine Trails | Wine Tasting
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 More Hudson Valley  Attractions | Places To Go

Attractions | Places To Go | Albany Albany County
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Attractions | Places To Go | Columbia Columbia County
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Attractions | Places To Go | Dutchess Dutchess County
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Attractions | Places To Go | Greene Greene County
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Attractions | Places To Go | Orange Orange County
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Attractions | Places To Go | Putnam Putnam County
      [69 listings over 10 locations]
Attractions | Places To Go | Rensselaer Rensselaer County
      [44 listings over 17 locations]
Attractions | Places To Go | Rockland Rockland County
      [84 listings over 22 locations]
Attractions | Places To Go | Ulster Ulster County
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Attractions and Places to Go
Westchester County
Hudson Valley

Find the best attractions, things to do, and places to go in Westchester County. Enjoy the best restaurants, great shopping, antiquing, and places to stay (including bed & breakfasts, inns and world-class hotels). Visit

Book tickets for live theatre performances and concerts. Performing art venues are available throughout Westchester County, where several theatres offer performing arts for children and teens.

The Hudson River School of artists depict landscapes of the Hudson Valley and nearby areas including the Catskills and Adirondacks. The beautiful landscapes of the Hudson River Valley inspired the Hudson River School of Art. Visit museums in Westchester including the Hudson River Museum in Yonkers, offering paintings representative of the Hudson River School of Art.

Educational activities for kids abound in Westchester, often encompassing the American Revolution and founding fathers. For a special treat, visit historic lighthouses and see how families lived within these vertical structures on the water. Visit the 1883 Sleepy Hollow Lighthouse in Sleepy Hollow Village.

If you are visiting the Hudson Valley with children, find fun places to take the kids; including educational things to do with children. Historic sites, beautiful parks with kid's attractions such as zoos, carousels, rowboats for hire, and nature walks, include some of the wonderful places to go and fun things to do with kids in Westchester County.

Visit Hudson Valley Attractions home to the River Towns of Westchester, Performing Arts Center in Purchase, world-class shopping in White Plains and Historic Hudson Valley sites including Rockefeller's Kykuit Estate and Philipsburg Manor.

Do you love to golf? On your list of must things to do in Westchester, go golfing at one of Westchester's highly acclaimed golf courses. Westchester is home to several historic golf courses, considered by many golfers to be among "the most beautiful golf courses" in the United States.

Find attractions and things to do on a rainy or cold day. Things to do on cold winter days and rainy days include going to a concert or play at one of many centers for the performing arts offering dance, music, and live theatre. The best attractions on cold winter days include historic attractions in Westchester.

www.WestchesterTowns.com offers summary descriptions of many exciting and interesting historic sites. In fact, the Historic Hudson Valley offers the highest concentration of historic sites in America. Visit historic sites and historic attractions in Westchester.

    Visit Bedford Village where you can see the Bedford Historic Courthouse c1787, Bedford Historic School House c1829, Bedford Historic Post Office c1838, and more historic buildings in Bedford Village.

    Take a tour of Historic Westchester and visit Kykuit, Sunnyside, Philipsburg Manor, Van Cortlandt Manor, Montgomery Place, Union Church, and Lyndhurst. Lyndhurst is a historic site of the National Trust. Visit the house and its 67-acre park on the banks of the Hudson River. You can walk from Lyndhurst to Washington Irving's home "Sunnyside", also along the Hudson River.

    Visit the John Jay Homestead "State Historic Site" in Katonah, NY. The John Jay Homestead is nestled in the rolling Westchester countryside in the town of Bedford. It is the gracious home and farm of John Jay (1745-1829), one of America's principal Founding Fathers.


A major attraction of going to college in New York is the excitement of being near the "Big Apple". Westchester County borders New York City. If you are looking for colleges in Westchester, plan a visit to a SUNY College and University campus in Westchester, New York. Find colleges, universities, and schools for higher education in and around Westchester County. Visit Pace University in Pleasantville, SUNY Purchase in Purchase, and SUNY Westchester Community College.

For snow delays, icy roads, or stormy weather reports go to 'School Closing or Delay' Weather Reports.

If you're looking for the Westchester Marriott, Renaissance Hotel or a charming inn, you'll find it at Westchester resorts and hotels. Visit the websites of casual hotels and motels with swimming pools, or luxurious hotels and spas such as the Ritz-Carlton, near world-class shopping centers in White Plains, New York. For a special treat, visit the Castle Hotel in Tarrytown. It's worth visiting this historic castle. If you cannot book a room, plan on lunch or dinner at the Equus restaurant set in a stunning landscape in a fabulous castle, high up on a hill.

Antiquing anyone? If you want to go antique hunting, review Directory of Antique Shops in Westchester, NY and nearby Cold Spring. Find antique shops in Westchester. Chappaqua
Larchmont
Mamaroneck
Mount Kisco
Mount Vernon
Rye
Scarsdale
Yonkers

If you live in New York City, take a day trip to the charming River Towns in Westchester County. Enjoy the small unique shops in the towns along the Hudson River. Go to Grand Central Station and catch the MTA Metro-North to White Plains. The train station is within walking distance of the Hudson River, shops, and many fine restaurants. Enjoy charming boutiques, one of a kind stores and antique shops. End your day with a walk along the Hudson River and dinner at one of the charming restaurants in in Irvington, Dobbs Ferry, or Hastings-on-Hudson in the River Towns of Westchester County.

Find a directory of movie theatres in Westchester. Review lists of movies, previews of movies, information about different movie theaters, and more. Or book your tickets at one of our listed Online Movie websites such as Fandango or Moviefone.

Visit Transportation to find airports, bus lines, trains, and more in Westchester, New York. This section includes White Plains Westchester County Airport, Bus, Limo, Taxi Service, and Metro Line train schedules.

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