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Amawalk, Ardsley, Ardsley-on-Hudson, Armonk, Baldwin Place, Bedford, Briarcliff Manor, Bronxville, Buchanan, Chappaqua, Cortlandt Manor, Crompond, Cross River, Croton, Crugers, Dobbs Ferry, Eastchester, Elmsford, Goldens Bridge, Granite Springs, Harrison, Hartsdale, Hastings-on-Hudson, Hawthorne, Irvington, Jefferson Valley, Katonah, Larchmont, Lincolndale, Mamaroneck, Maryknoll, Millwood, Mohegan Lake, Montrose, Mount Kisco, Mount Vernon, New Rochelle, North Salem, Ossining, Peekskill, Pelham, Pleasantville, Port Chester, Pound Ridge, Purchase, Purdys, Rye, Scarborough, Scarsdale, Shenorock, Shrub Oak, Sleepy Hollow, Somers, South Salem, Tarrytown, Thornwood, Tuckahoe, Valhalla, Verplanck, Waccabuc, White Plains, Yonkers, Yorktown Heights.

Manhattan residents, visitors and locals may tour the historic towns of the Lower Hudson River Valley to discover local landmarks, the roles of George Washington and John Jay in the history of Westchester. Locate the birthplaces of the "Headless Horseman", the "American Circus" and many other aspects of New York History.
Whether visiting Westchester County as a tourist, considering relocating to the county, or already a local resident, click the map to explore our towns, villages and cities. Each of Westchester's communities has a unique history and charm.

In addition to our local history, Westchester has "world class" culture, restaurants, and indoor & outdoor activities to suit all tastes and ages. We also have great shopping and antiquing!

To the north, Westchester has villages, slower paced communities of refined rural country living. Yet mid-town Manhattan is only an hour away.

To the south, nearer to the bright lights and excitement of the "Big Apple", Westchester has a faster pace and a more suburban character.

South Westchester is near the culture and resources of Manhattan, yet offers the scenic beauty of the Lower Hudson River Valley to the west, Long Island Sound to the east, and quiet rural villages to the north.

Westchester County, an ideal place to work, live and play.

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www.WestchesterTowns.com offers a Community Section that lists many things you may "need to know" about your community. Find Emergency Information, DMV listings, and school districts and the public schools in each school district. Select your town and find the school district(s) that services your community. Find colleges and universities, including Pace University, SUNY Purchase University, and SUNY Westchester Community College. Visit houses of worship to select a religious institution in your neighborhood. Find your local town websites including a history of each town.

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

Families with children will need to know 'School Closing or Delay' weather reports. We list Westchester Libraries with our "blue button" for easy access into the library.

Our Health Section includes: acute care hospitals including Northern Westchester Hospital and White Plains Medical Center, mental health facilities, physicians & surgeons, nursing, veterinarians and more. To stay healthy, visit hiking trails, bike paths, and for more structured exercise, find fitness centers in Westchester.

Find many things to do in all kinds of weather. In the spring, summer, and autumn visit beautiful parks and outdoor scenic locations. Visit local and state parks offering breathtaking views. Hike the hiking trails, bike the biking trails, and lunch at picnic areas available throughout Westchester County.

Attractions and things to do on cold winter days or rainy days include going to a concert or play at one of several theaters, or check the Events Calendar for a list of entertainment available at the Performing Arts Center at Purchase College offering dance, music, and theatre.

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 places of history in Historic Sleepy Hollow. See the 1883 Sleepy Hollow Lighthouse, Old Dutch Burying Ground, Philipsburg Manor, Kykuit, Washington Irving's Sunnyside, Van Cortlandt Manor, Montgomery Place, Union Church of Pocantico Hills, and Lyndhurst.

    Enjoy a day out with the family and take the kids to Katonah where you can visit the John Jay Homestead. Picnic on the grounds or have lunch in the charming historic hamlet of Katonah in Bedford, New York.

If you're thinking about moving to Westchester County, visiting Westchester as a tourist, or already live in Westchester, WestchesterTowns.com offers a comprehensive list of attractions in the hamlets, towns, cities, and River Towns of Westchester, NY. Find descriptions of indoor and outdoor activities in the southern, mid-section, and northern part of Westchester County.

Find list of performing arts including theatre, chamber music, orchestra and individual virtuosos.

Find lists of places to spend a day out in the fresh air. Outdoor activities include: parks, biking trails, boating, canoeing, kayaking, camping grounds & campsites, equestrian trails and places to go horseback riding. Find hiking & walking trails, and Audubon Society & birding spots.

In the winter, enjoy cross-country skiing, ice skating, downhill skiing, sledding, snowmobiling, ice hockey or other winter sports.

Find places to go fishing in Westchester's reservoirs. Be sure to get your fishing license and then launch your boat at one of the many fishing spots in Westchester. Enjoy a fabulous day of fishing.

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

As summer approaches, get ready for apple & fruit picking, picnicking, playgrounds, miniature golf, swimming, cruises & boat trips.

Relocating to Westchester? - Visit Real Estate at WestchesterTowns.com. If you need overnight accommodation, look at our hotels, resorts, bed & breakfasts, and inn listings in Westchester County.

If you're looking for the Westchester Marriott, Renaissance Hotel or a charming Inn, you'll find it at www.WestchesterTowns.com.. For a special treat, visit the Castle Hotel in Tarrytown. It's worth visiting this historic castle. If you can't 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 our Directory of Antique Shops in Westchester, NY and nearby Cold Spring. Find antique shops in Chappaqua, Larchmont, Mamaroneck, Mount Kisco, Mount Vernon, Rye, Scarsdale, Yonkers and in the small hamlets and River Towns of Westchester.

Are you in the mood for a movie? Find movie theaters and cinemas for Westchester County. See lists of movies, previews of movies, information about different movie theaters, and more. Book your tickets at one of our listed online movie websites such as Fandango or Moviefone.

Find activities, attractions, places to go, and things to do in Westchester County at www.WestchesterTowns.com. For a list of activities, attractions, and restaurants, by hamlet, village, town, or city, click WestchesterTowns.com.

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