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  1. 1. Westchester D E S T I N A T I O N G U I D E 2 0 1 2 www. westchestertourism .comWhite Plains, NYPERMIT NO. 564 PAIDU.S. POSTAGE PRSRT STD T H E O F F I C I A L T R AV E L & M E E T I N G G U I D E TO W E S TC H E S T E R C O U N T Y, N EW Y O R K
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  3. 3. GET YOUR ARTS HERE Photography by Lynda Shenkman CurtisARTSWESTCHESTER CARAMOOR COPLAND HOUSE31 Mamaroneck Ave, White Plains 149 Girdle Ridge Road, Katonah Cortlandt Manor914-428-4220 | www.artsw.org 914-232-5035 | www.caramoor.org 914-788-4659 I www.coplandhouse.orgVisit us at our landmark building, a beacon in Located on a unique 90-acre setting of Italianate America’s musical past and future meet atdowntown White Plains, that houses a gallery architecture and beautiful gardens, Caramoor Copland House! Come to our acclaimed concertand performance space, artist studios, creative is renowned for its Summer International Music series at Mount Kisco’s majestic Meresteadbusinesses, and our office. Come see exciting Festival. It enriches the lives of audiences through estate. Visit Copland’s National Historic Landmarkexhibitions and live performances, or take an innovative musical performances. Its mission also home in Cortlandt Manor. Share our innovativearchitectural tour. includes mentoring young professional musicians educational programs with kids and families in and providing educational programs for children. schools and communities throughout the region.HISTORIC HUDSON VALLEY HUDSON VALLEY CENTER JACOB BURNS FILM CENTERKykuit, the Rockefeller Estate (Sleepy Hollow)Washington Irving’s Sunnyside (Tarrytown) FOR CONTEMPORARY ART Theater: 364 Manville Rd, Pleasantville Media Arts Lab: 405 Manville Rd, PleasantvillePhilipsburg Manor (Sleepy Hollow) 1701 Main Street, PeekskillUnion Church (Pocantico Hills) 914-788-0100 | www.hvcca.org A nonprofit cultural arts organization dedicated to:Van Cortlandt Manor (Croton-on-Hudson) The Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary presenting the best of independent, documentary,914-631-8200 | www.hudsonvalley.org Art, located in Peekskill, NY, is dedicated to the and world cinema; promoting 21st century literacy;Living history. Family entertainment. World-class development and presentation of exhibitions and and making film a vibrant part of the community.art. Memorable experiences. Spend the day public programs that enrich our understanding of The campus includes the three-screen JBFCwith us and find inspiration around every corner. contemporary art, its contexts, and its relationship Theater and the Media Arts Lab, a state-of-the-art to social issues. education center for storytellers in the digital age. Photography by Margaret FoxKATONAH MUSEUM OF ART NEUBERGER MUSEUM OF ART THE PERFORMING134 Jay Street, Katonah914-232-9555 | www.katonahmuseum.org Purchase College, 735 Anderson Hill Road, Purchase 914-251-6100 | www.neuberger.org ARTS CENTER Hours: Tuesday - Sunday 12 to 5 pm Purchase CollegeDescribed as “a work of art itself” by Hudson Valley 735 Anderson Hill Road, PurchaseMagazine, KMA has airy galleries that showcase THINK NEU: Immerse yourself in the art of our 914-251-6200 | www.artscenter.orgthe museum’s first-rate exhibitions. It also features a time. Presenting emerging artists, stunning Africansculpture garden, renowned for its exhibitions and 100 art, and luminary 20th century artists–de Kooning, Experience world-class performances -- music,year old Norwegian spruce. The Learning Center is an Hopper, O’Keeffe, Pollock, Rothko, to name a few– dance, theater, film, family programming &exhibition space that displays art from children’s books in 30,000 square feet of permanent and changing dialogue -- in our four theater complex on the exhibitions. Gift shop and café. Two for one campus of Purchase College.and offers hands-on activities for young visitors. admission with this ad.ARTSWESTCHESTER your complete arts guide www.artsw.org
  4. 4. Welcome to Westchester table ofCounty, New York ... CONTENTSThe smart choice for a Welcome To Westchester County – The Smart Choice ...................................4memorable travel experience. Seven Don’t-Miss Destinations .........6 Meet, shop, relax and enjoy the many pleasures of History & Heritage...................................8 Westchester County. Just 30 miles north of New York Arts & Culture ........................................ 10 City and surrounded by the beauty of the Hudson River Recreation & Leisure ...........................12 and Long Island Sound, Westchester is the smart choice Nature’s Bounty .................................... 20 for meetings, functions and events. Whether you’re looking for family fun, holding a Shopping .................................................. 22 conference, taking a group tour, having a company On The Town ......................................... 24 team-building experience or just want a romantic Annual Events ........................................ 30getaway, Westchester has so much to offer. The Westchester Destination Guide 2012 showcases our rich history andheritage, great arts and cultural activities, recreational and leisure opportunities MEETING & EVENT PLANNINGand provides the resources that will help you plan your visit. You will also find Meetings & Conventions ................... 32ideas on things to see and do, places to eat and stay, and activities and events Itineraries.................................................. 35you won’t want to miss. If you are planning a meeting or event, you will appreciate ideas and Groups & Tours ...................................... 35information on venues, tours and many support services. We have also 10 Reasons Whyincluded a helpful fold-out map of Westchester County on the back cover Westchester Is Yourto help you get around. For more information, please visit our website at Smart Choice .......................................... 36www.westchestertourism.com or feel free to contact Westchester County Team Building ........................................ 36Tourism & Film directly at 914-995-8500 or toll-free at 800-833-9282. Exceptional Spaces .............................. 38 We hope you enjoy the Westchester Destination Guide 2012 and find all ofthe ingredients you’ll need for creating a memorable experience. Westchester Hotels & Conference Centers .........40County is the smart choice for an experience you’ll treasure and we look Additional Accommodations..........50forward to your visit. Banquet & Dining Venues................. 52Sincerely, About Us ................................................... 53 Transportation ...................................... 54 Ad Index .................................................... 56Robert P. Astorino Map ....................................................... 56Westchester County Executive facebook.com/westchestercountytourism twitter/westchestertour COPYRIGHT © 2012 COUNTY OF WESTCHESTER TRAVEL INFORMATION Westchester County Tourism Destination Guide. All rights reserved. 150,000 copies printed in January 2012 and distributed by Westchester Westchester County Tourism & Film County Tourism, 148 Martine Avenue, Suite 104, White Plains, NY 800-833-9282 or 914-995-8500 | www.westchestertourism.com 10601, Telephone (800) 833-9282, (914) 995-8500, Fax (914) 995-8505 www.westchestertourism.com Hudson Valley Tourism Published by Suburban Publishing/Today Media Custom Communications, 800-232-4782 | www.travelhudsonvalley.com which managed design, production and advertising sales. Westchester County Parks, Recreation & Conservation The Westchester County Tourism Destination Guide (the “Destination Guide”) consists of this publication and the attached map. 914-864-PARK | www.westchestergov.com/parks The County of Westchester makes no warranty, guarantee, or promise, ArtsWestchester express or implied, as to the accuracy or completeness of any of the information contained in the Destination Guide. The County 914-428-4220 | www.artswestchester.org of Westchester is not responsible for any errors or omissions in the Destination Guide. The County of Westchester shall not be liable Westchester County Historical Society under any circumstances for any claims or damages arising directly 914-592-4323 | www.westchesterhistory.com or indirectly from information contained in the Destination Guide. Nothing contained in the Destination Guide implies endorsements by Westchester County Archives the publisher or the County of Westchester. Everything contained in 914-231-1500 | www.westchestergov.com/wcarchives the Destination Guide is provided for informational purposes only. I LOVE NEW YORK is a registered trademark and service mark of the ON THE COVER Lyndhurst Castle photo by Christopher’s Studio New York State Department of Economic Development; used with permission. www.westchestertourism.com 3
  5. 5. welcomeWelcome ToWestchester County t Six cities, 19 towns, two dozen villages and limitless possibilities. t A mighty, scenic river, sparkling sound waters and thousands of acres of fields, farms and trails. A vibrant arts scene, upscale t shopping, an innovative nightlife, challenging golf courses and historic attractions. t A wide range of luxurious lodging options, all within easy reach of New York City and the Mid-Atlantic.Caramoor Center for Music & the Arts colleges, universities and research centers. William Rockefeller and Andrew Carnegie. IS THERE Here, among our variety of attractions, meeting spaces and accommodations, you Imagine yourself arguing the finer points of Colonial law in the Bedford 1798 Court can be productive and still play hard, too! House. Westchester County is home to ANYTHING Although “the city” often refers to New more than 200 properties on the National York, Westchester boasts “the cities” – New Register of Historic Places, and many have WESTCHESTER Rochelle, Yonkers and especially White ties to African-American heritage and the Plains, the county’s commercial and cultural Revolutionary War. DOESN’T HAVE? hub. They each offer their own urban vibe, with culture and nightlife in abundance. For the kid in all of us, Westchester is Chic Shopping home to Playland, a Long Island Sound In White Plains, The Westchester satisfiesWestchester County is the heart of New even the most discerning fashionista, with amusement park with family-friendlyYork, with a variety of amazing destinations more than 150 upscale stores, including entertainment. At the other end of thethat includes grand Rockefeller properties, Neiman Marcus, Burberry, Gucci and Brooks county – and the energy spectrum –well-preserved 18th-century homesteads Westchester is also home to Bedford, aand picturesque farming villages that dot picturesque Colonial town set amid rollingthe countryside. Plus, our shows, fairs and estates with celebrity residents like Merylfestivals are second to none – from the Streep and Richard Gere.annual Riverfest summertime celebration Here are some big attractions you’ll enjoyshowcasing Yonkers’ redone waterfront to learning about in this Destination Guide:top productions staged throughout the yearat a variety of performing arts centers. The county offers year-round fun, but Surrounded by Historywith a serious side that lets you get down Visit the home of Thomas Paine, father ofto business. After all, Westchester is New the American Revolution, furnished withYork’s Intellectual Capital®, where a highly original 18th-century artifacts. Stroll amongeducated workforce resides and constant the gravestones in Sleepy Hollow Cemetery,inspiration comes from world-renowned the final resting place for Washington Irving, The Westchester4 www.westchestertourism.com
  6. 6. Brothers. Westchester’s Ridge Hill is a Festivals, Fairs and Funsophisticated outdoor shopping, dining andentertainment destination in Yonkers, and Westchester’s calendar is packed with DID YOU KNOW ...nearby, the Cross County Shopping Center plenty of enticing events. The Lyndhurst The prestigious Sleepy Hollowoffers favorites such as H&M, Macy’s and Crafts Fair, Yonkers Riverfest, Great Jack Country Club followed up itsVictoria’s Secret. O’Lantern Blaze and Frosty the Snowman Parade are just a few of the offerings starring role in the 2010 movie Bargains sparkle at Port Chester’s Empire throughout the year. And of course, nobody The Bounty Hunter (whichState Flea Market, featuring more than 150independent merchants, including 20 full- should miss Clearwater’s Great Hudson featured Jennifer Aniston andservice fine jewelers. Several other shopping River Revival, an annual summer treat Gerard Butler splashing into onedestinations are located within the county, inspired by the environmental efforts of folk of the golf course’s water hazards) legend Pete Seeger.and its downtowns offer boutiques, art by recently serving as the settinggalleries and specialty shops. Even the rural In the hamlet of Cortlandt Manor, beautiful ensemble music can be heard for Beyoncé’s music video, “Bestcountryside entices shoppers with antiques wafting from the rustic Copland House, Thing I Never Had.”shops, locally owned stores, artisan productsand fresh produce from roadside stands. former residence of influential composer Aaron Copland. Elsewhere, the Westchester Philharmonic and Caramoor Center for cup of hot chocolate and a good book?Water, Water Everywhere Music and the Arts enjoy an international See a hockey game, practice yourWestchester is a paddler’s paradise and reputation for high-quality classical music own skating at a public ice rink or useboater’s bliss, bordered by the Hudson and other entertainment, while the Emelin those chilly months to visit the HudsonRiver and Long Island Sound and bisected Theatre in Mamaroneck often welcomes River Museum, attend a golf expo and takeby large, scenic lakes. George’s Island and more contemporary pop and rock stars, such in a musical at the Westchester BroadwayCroton Point parks are just two of many as Aimee Mann and Commander Cody. Theatre.places providing access to the Hudson, but Throughout the county, smaller art centerssome people prefer the ambiance of the and theaters provide plenty of opportunitiespristine, 900-acre, three-mile-long Cross to enjoy quality entertainment. Stay AwhileRiver Reservoir. Whether you want to rest in a castle Along Long Island Sound, rent an umbrella Winter Wonderland on the Hudson or an ultra-modern hotel,and beach chair at Playland’s beach or cool Westchester can accommodate you.off in the pool. The city of New Rochelle is What’s a little winter when it brings with Bed and breakfasts, conference centers,home to the county’s second busiest park, it crisp starry nights, invigorating cross- luxury lodging and budget hotels provideGlen Island Park, which boasts a beautiful country ski trails, hiking, snowshoeing, ice just the right place to stay and play.crescent-shaped beach. sailing or just relaxing by a warm fire with a When it’s time to work, meeting space is plentiful, including theaters, classrooms, banquet halls and hotels with business centers and wireless Internet access. Conference centers offer a chance for team-building activities, too. The Tarrytown House Estate and Conference Center, located in two 19th-century mansions on 26 acres, revolutionized the meeting industry when it opened in 1964, and today it’s still the industry-leading destination. With all of this going for it, the Smart Choice is definitely to meet, stay and play in Westchester County! To learn more, explore our website at www.westchestertourism.com Scenic View in PeekskillIN THIS GUIDE, LOOK FOR THESE SYMBOLS:African-American Garden Revolutionary WarHeritage Enjoy the horticultural highlights of “The Redcoats are coming!” A cryExplore the rich and compelling history majestic properties that surround heard as patriots fought the Britishof the African-American community, stately mansions, castles and historic in Westchester. George Washingtondating back to the 17th century. These sites. commanded the war from thedestinations recognize and celebrate Hudson Valley area, living close tocontributions made to our unique the troops that would bring ourAmerican identity. nation to independence. Sense the life of a patriot as you learn about Westchester’s important role in the founding of our country. www.westchestertourism.com 5
  7. 7. welcomeSeven Don’t-MissDestinationsCertain attractions in Westchester County are more than justacclaimed cultural institutions, important heritage sites orextraordinary settings. They offer a unique appeal that helpsto define Westchester. Here is a collection of must-seedestinations sure to delight all who visit:CARAMOOR CENTER NEUBERGER MUSEUMFOR MUSIC AND THE OF ARTARTS One of the region’s finest culturalEnjoy one of the nation’s top five resources and an integral part of SUNY Purchase, the museum Kykuit, The Rockefeller Estateoutdoor festivals. For seven weekseach summer, two outdoor theaters features Modern American art,resonate with the music of the Westchester’s only permanentworld’s finest classical, pops, opera exhibition of African art and HISTORIC HUDSON VALLEY changing exhibitions. Open www.hudsonvalley.organd jazz artists. During fall and Tues.-Sun., 12-5pm. Closed Mon.spring, the entertainment moves KYKUIT, THE ROCKEFELLER interpreters lead tours of the manor and major holidays.indoors to the Music Room. The ESTATE house, gristmill, 18th-century barn,Rosen House, a Mediterranean- 735 Anderson Hill Rd., Purchase This extraordinary landmark was slave garden and tenant farmhouse.style mansion surrounded by a 914-251-6100 home to four generations of the A museum shop and picnic area arebeautiful garden, has a collection www.neuberger.org Rockefeller family. Tour the main on site. Summer hours, 10am-5pmof Renaissance and Eastern rooms of the six-story stone house; daily except Tues.; Nov. and Dec.,decorative and fine art. HUDSON RIVER the expansive terraced gardens 10am-4pm on weekends. Closed149 Girdle Ridge Rd., Katonah MUSEUM containing an exceptional collection Jan.-Mar. Purchase tickets online.914-232-1252 (box office), The galleries and restored period of Picasso tapestries, and the Coach Rt. 9, Sleepy Hollow914-232-5035 ext. 221 (tours) room of Glenview, a vintage Barn with classic automobiles and 914-631-3992www.caramoor.org Hudson River home, showcase horse-drawn carriages. Artists American art, history and science. include Henry Moore, Alexander VAN CORTLANDT MANOR ✪KATONAH MUSEUM The Hudson Riverama simulates Calder, Louise Nevelson and David Visit the former home of New the river with scenic designs, Smith. Tours May-Nov. daily except York’s prominent Van CortlandtOF ART Tues., departing from nearbyVisual arts are beautifully displayed interactive experiences, multi- family, and see its outstanding media technology, aquariums and Philipsburg Manor, 381 North collection of American decorativethrough an innovative exhibition Broadway. Purchase tickets online.and education programs. The a scale model. Explore outer space arts, beautiful gardens, a tenant inside Andrus Planetarium. Open Sleepy Hollow farmer’s house and a tavern. A giftacclaimed Children’s Learning 914-631-8200Center is free to families and the year-round, Wed.-Sun. 12-5pm. shop and picnic area are on site.Sculpture Garden provides refuge 511 Warburton Ave., Yonkers Tours are led by costumed guides. 914-963-4550 UNION CHURCH OF Late May-early Sept., Thurs.-and visual pleasure. Also offered POCANTICO HILLSare outdoor concerts, “artful” www.hrm.org Sun. 11am-5pm. Closed Jan.-Apr. Brilliant light floods the tiny Purchase tickets online.parties, trips to other museums and sanctuary from 10 stained-glassprivate collections. Guided tours LYNDHURST South Riverside Ave., Croton-on- windows that are the work of Hudsondaily at 2:30pm. Visit Alexander Jackson Davis’s modern masters Henri Matisse134 Jay St., Katonah 1838 Gothic Revival masterpiece 914-271-8981 and Marc Chagall, commissioned914-232-9555 to marvel at the same dramatic by the Rockefeller family. Openwww.katonahmuseum.org views of the Hudson River once WASHINGTON IRVING’S Mon., Wed., Thurs. and Fri. 11am- SUNNYSIDE enjoyed by railroad baron Jay 5pm; Sat. 10am-5pm; Sun. 2-5pm Gould. Lyndhurst is also renowned Visit the cozy “Snuggery” ofTHE PERFORMING (unless church activities are being beloved author Washington Irving, for its outstanding collections held). Closed Jan.-Mar. PurchaseARTS CENTER and beautiful landscape. Call for a whose Legend of Sleepy HollowNow in its 35th season, the tickets online. has delighted generations of schedule of special events. Open 555 Bedford Rd., Sleepy Hollowcenter annually offers 50+ top mid-Apr.-Oct., Tues.-Sun. 10am- readers. His charming home sitsperformances of dance, classical 914-631-8200 on the banks of the Hudson amid a 4:15pm; Nov.-Apr., weekendsmusic, jazz, theater and family 10am-3:30pm. wonderfully romantic landscape. Aevents. Four theaters include an 635 South Broadway, Tarrytown PHILIPSBURG MANOR ✪ gift shop and picnic area are on site.experimental black box theater. A 914-631-4481 This late 17th-/early 18th-century Tours are led by costumed guides.café is on site, with a Starbucks www.lyndhurst.org milling, farming and trading Summer hours, 10am-5pm, closedlocated on campus. complex was once part of the Tues. Winter hours (Nov.-Dec.),SUNY Purchase, 735 Anderson Hill Philipse estate, tenanted by 10am-4pm weekends only. ClosedRd., Purchase European farmers and operated Jan.-Mar. Purchase tickets online.914-251-6200 by enslaved Africans. Walk along West Sunnyside Ln., Tarrytownwww.artscenter.org a wooded path to the heart of 914-591-8763 Sleepy Hollow country. Costumed African-American Heritage Site Garden Revolutionary War Site6 www.westchestertourism.com
  8. 8. history & heritageJourney Back In TimeDiscover the nation’s past at sites vi village green, tells the story of the developmentthat played a key role in the American of colonial society and the road to Revolution.Revolution. Visit the Jacob Purdy Visit a monument to the First RhodeHouse which twice served as Island Regiment, comprised mostly ofWashington’s headquarters; the enslaved blacks ordered to defendgarden-glorious Katonah homestead northern Westchester in 1780. Make yourof patriot John Jay; and the Elijah way to Philipse Manor Hall, a museumMiller House from which Washington of history, art and architecture with ancommanded the Battle of White Plains. impressive collection of portraits, including Admire collections of artifacts at the six Presidents from New York State.the Horace Greeley House, home to Learn about the selflessness of missionariesone of America’s revolutionaries. Find at the Maryknoll Mission Center andstill more insights at the Hastings Museum.Historical Society which features Other museums, memorials and historica walking tour of the Hastings-on- houses recognize the creation of democracy,Hudson village. The 18th-century Saint the fight for freedom and Westchester’sPaul’s Church, with its cemetery and Saint Paul’s Church important role in it all.Historic Sites & Museums women’s rights. Guided tour and exhibits. Open Schoolhouse and 1798 Quaker Meeting House. year-round. Tues.-Thurs. and Sat., 1-4pm. Tavern served as Colonial militia headquarters,Bedford 1787 Court House www.newcastlehistoricalsociety.org stagecoach stop and town hall. Period antiques and furnishings. Tours Apr.-Nov. excluding holi-Westchester’s oldest government building; Jacob Purdy House ✪ days, Wed. 2-4pm, Sun. 2-5 pm and by appt.northern county seat 1787-1870. Managed by 60 Park Ave., White Plains 914-682-8426Bedford Historical Society. Court room, museum Circa-1720 farmhouse was Washington’s base Old Dutch Church and Burying Groundand 1829 “Stone Jug” School House. Self-guided during Battle of White Plains. Open by appt. 42 N. Broadway, Tarrytown 914-631-1123walking tour of other historic buildings. Considered the oldest functioning church andwww.bedfordhistoricalsociety.org Jay Heritage Center cemetery in New York State. Built by Frederick 210 Boston Post Rd., Rye 914-698-9275 Philipse in 1685, featuring a distinctive wooden Boyhood home of founding father John Jay, with pulpit and sounding-board canopy. CemeteryCroton’s History Museum 1838, Greek revival Peter Augustus Jay House. tours Sun. at 2pm, Memorial Day weekendOne Van Wyck St., Croton-on-Hudson 914-271-4574 Tours, exhibitions and events. Carriage House through end of October. Group tours by appt.Documents, images and artifacts showcase local with history exhibit open Tues.-Fri. 10am-4pm. www.olddutchburyingground.orghistory. Maintained by the Croton Historical Jay House open Sun. 2-5pm from May-Sept. andSociety. Open Mon.-Fri. 9am-4pm. by appt. Docent-guided and self-guided tours. Ossining Historical Society Museum www.jaycenter.org 196 Croton Ave., Ossining 914-941-0001Cudner-Hyatt House Housed in the 1872 Austin House, with items937 Post Rd., Scarsdale 914-723-1744 John Jay Homestead- from Sing Sing Prison as well as historical maps,Two-story clapboard farmhouse built in the State Historic Site ✪ military artifacts, photos and furniture. Open year-1740s. Mid-19th-century furnishings, textiles 914-232-5651 round, Tues., Wed. and Sun. 1-4pm and by appt.and tools reflect the lives of the Cudners (1734- Federal-style home of America’s first U.S. www.ossininghistorical.org1836) and Hyatts (1836-1972). Open year-round. Supreme Court Chief Justice and descendants.Mon.-Fri. 10am-4pm. Weekends by appt. Furnished rooms, formal gardens and herb Ossining Urban Cultural Park Museumwww.scarsdalehistory.org garden. Open Apr.-Oct. Tues.-Sat. 10am-4 pm; 95 Broadway, Ossining 914-941-3189 Sun. 11am-4pm. Call for holiday and winter hours. “Up the River: Sing Sing Prison” includes a rep-Hastings Historical Society www.johnjayhomestead.org lica of the Sing Sing electric chair, a prison cell407 Broadway, Hastings-on-Hudson 914-478-2249 from 1825, a present-day cell and the history ofHistoric observatory with archives, artifacts and Maryknoll Mission Center and Museum penology. “Down the River: The Old Aqueduct”photos of this riverside village incorporated in 55 Ryder Rd., Ossining 914-941-7636 ext. 2670 describes the 40-mile-long aqueduct built in1879. Free map: “The Museum in the Streets,” Interactive exhibits about Maryknoll Fathers and 1843. Open year-round. Mon.-Sat. 10am-4pm.a historic walking tour. Open year-round except Brothers serving poor and powerless throughholidays, Mon. and Thurs. 10am-2pm. Africa, Asia and Latin America mission work. Peekskill Museumwww.hastingshistorical.org Open Tues.-Sun. 9am-5pm. Free admission. 124 Union Ave., Peekskill 914-736-0473 www.museumoflivingmission.org Seven-room house museum was home ofHorace Greeley House/ Herrick family, designed by architect WilliamNew Castle Historical Society North Castle Historical Society’s Rutherford Mead in 1877. Three permanent100 King St., Chappaqua 914-238-4666 Education Complex exhibits: the Ladies Victorian Bedroom, theCountry home of Horace Greeley, 1864-1872, 440 Bedford Rd., Armonk 914-273-4510 Marion Boyle Children’s Room and the Peekskilleditor of The New York Tribune, Presidential Includes Historic Smith’s Tavern, Brundage Stove Collection. Open Sat. 1-4pm and by appt.candidate, foe of slavery and advocate of Blacksmith Shop, East Middle Patent One-Room www.peekskillmuseum.org African-American Heritage Site Garden Revolutionary War Site8 www.westchestertourism.com
  9. 9. history & heritagePhilipse Manor Hall York State. Well-preserved example of Anglo- Square House Museum ✪State Historic Site Dutch home. Guided tours available. Open Sun. One Purchase St., Rye29 Warburton Ave. at Dock St., Yonkers 914-965-4027 in May, June, Sept. and Oct. 2-4pm. 914-967-7588National Historic Landmark and official project www.yonkershistory.org Former tavern, built in 1730, hosted Georgeof Save America’s Treasures. High-style Geor- Washington. Now houses Rye Historical Society.gian mansion was home to wealthy Loyalist Sleepy Hollow Cemetery Tours of period rooms, plus changing exhibits.Fredrick Philipse III. Original 1750s papier- 914-631-0081 Open Tues.-Fri. 9am-4pm, Sat. 10am-3pm.mâché ceiling and 1868 Gothic Chamber. Open Final resting place for Washington Irving, www.ryehistoricalsociety.orgyear-round for tours. Groups by appt. William Rockefeller, Walter Chrysler, Andrewwww.philipsemanorhall.blogspot.com Carnegie and Samuel Gompers. Gates open Thomas Paine Cottage ✪ daily 8:30am-4:30pm. Get map at office or South 20 Sicard Ave., New RochellePound Ridge Museum Gate. Day and evening walking tours Apr-Nov. 914-633-1776255 Westchester Ave., Pound Ridge 914-764-4333 www.sleepyhollowcemetery.com Former home of Thomas Paine, father ofPermanent history exhibits about Pound Ridge American Revolution. Original 18th- and 19th-housed in former Lecture Room built in 1853. Sleepy Hollow Light House century artifacts and furniture. Displays about 914-366-5109 City of New Rochelle and one-room school-Genealogy research material. Open Sat. and Built in 1883, it is the only caisson-style house. Open year-round. Tues., Thurs., Sat.,Sun. Mar.-Dec. 3, 2-4pm. Group tours by appt. lighthouse on the Hudson. Open April-Oct., Sun. 10am-5 pm; Fri. 2-5pm.www.prhsmuseum.com Sun., 1-3pm. Group tours by reservation. www.thomaspainecottage.org www.villageofsleepyhollow.orgSaint Paul’s Church NationalHistoric Site ✪ Thomas Paine Memorial Museum ✪ Somers Historical Society 983 North Ave., New Rochelle897 S. Columbus Ave., Mount Vernon 914-667-4116 Rts. 100 & 202, Somers 914-277-4977 914-740-5343Restored Colonial church (1763-1787) used National Historic Landmark built by Hachaliah Artifacts and works of Thomas Paine, patriotas Revolutionary War hospital, village green Bailey and located in Elephant Hotel. Permanent and human rights leader. Monument outside.museum and historic cemetery. National Park exhibits on circus and local history, as well as Open year-round. Sat.-Sun. 2-4pm, or by appt.Service property with interpretive and self- changing exhibitions. Open year-round, Thurs. www.thomaspaine.orgguided tours. Costumed reenactments. Open 2-4pm and by appt. for research.Mon.-Fri. 9am-5pm and for special events; Westchester Veterans Museumsecond Sat. each month 12-4pm. Sparta Cemetery ✪ Lasdon Park, Arboretum and Veteranswww.nps.gov/sapa Revolutionary Rd., Ossining 914-941-0001 Memorial Two-acre grave site for village’s early settlers Rt. 35, Somers 914-682-4949Sherwood House and 119 known veterans, Revolutionary War Photos, paintings, prints and military memorabilia340 Tuckahoe Rd., Yonkers 914-961-8940 through World War II. Owned and maintained by of conflicts from the Revolutionary War to present,Tenant farmhouse from 1740 is among few the Ossining Historical Society Museum. in which Westchester residents served. Openexisting pre-Revolutionary homesteads in New www.ossininghistorical.org Sat.-Sun. 12-4pm. Call about weekday tours. Yorktown Museum 1974 Commerce St., Yorktown 914-962-2970 Permanent exhibit rooms include sensory environment exhibit on Mohegan Indians, furnished period rooms circa 1750-1850, period dollhouses, railroad room with HO scale-model layout of Putnam Division line in Yorktown area, and farm room displaying antique tools and equipment. Rotating exhibits of patchwork quilts, toys and dolls, strange patent models, clothes from the past, and more. Open year- round. Tues.-Thurs. 11am-4pm, Sun. 12-3pm. www.yorktownmuseum.org Jacob Purdy House September 11 Memorial Mural “The Rising” September 11 MemorialMemorials Webb Field, HartsdaleGold Star Mothers Monument 2,000+ hand-painted tiles relatedNext to River Branch Library, Yonkers to events of Sept. 11, 2001.Honors mothers who have lost children in serviceto the USA. Veteran and War Memorials Lasdon Park & Arboretum, SomersThe Great Hunger Memorial Merchant Marine Memorial, Trail of Honor,V. Everit Macy Park, Ardsley Korean War Memorial and Vietnam VeteransRecognizes impact of the Great Hunger of 19th- Memorial.century Ireland. The War Dog Memorial - Hartsdale Pet“The Rising” September 11 Memorial CemeteryKensico Dam Plaza, Valhalla 75 N. Central Ave., HartsdaleAn 80-foot-high steel structure honoring Erected in 1923 to honor military dogs thatWestchester residents who died on September served in World War I.11, 2001. Westchester Holocaust Memorial Martine Ave., White Plains Recognizes lives lost during Holocaust. www.westchestertourism.com 9
  10. 10. arts & cultureShining the SpotlightOn Your InterestsWestchester County gets rave reviews for the top-quality Symphony, formerly an orchestra, is now a full-fledgedperformances, films and fine art featured at its theaters, symphony. If you love listening to music outside, checkstudios and galleries. out the Caramoor Center for Music & the Arts, home The Katonah Museum of Art, which has a sculpture to well-known summer and fall music festivals featuringgarden, is dedicated to the classical and jazz music.visual arts, while the Neuberger Westchester Philharmonic The Emelin Theatre inMuseum of Art showcases Mamaroneck explores a little bit ofAfrican art and contemporary everything for every taste – jazz,and emerging artists. The Clay folk, pop, bluegrass, classical,Art Center recently added comedy, dance and many family-650 square feet of gallery friendly productions. You can alsospace to display and sell the visit the Performing Arts Centerwork of nationally recognized at SUNY Purchase, the largestceramic artists. And Kykuit, regional performing arts centerthe Rockefeller Estate, has located between New York City andPicassos, Warhols and other Canada.works by celebrated artists See a movie in style at Pelham’swithin a mansion surrounded Picture House, which recentlyby extraordinary gardens. reopened after a $1.1 million Many venues, such as The renovation. Enjoy venues designedArts Exchange, home to for a specific genre,ArtsWestchester and dedicated Performing Arts Center such as the Axialto showcasing local artists, are Theatre devotedavailable to rent for events. to showcasing The White Plains new plays; thePerforming Arts Center Jacob Burns Filmfeatures shows that have Center, whichgotten a lot of Tony Award brings independentattention, including “Lend Me a Tenor” films to the public,and “The Secret Garden.” often followed by The Copland House in Cortlandt Manor, Q&As with thewhere famed composer Aaron Copland lived for director and boardthe last 30 years of his life, is now restored as a member Janetcreative center for American music. Maslin, a former The Westchester film critic for ThePhilharmonic New York Times;delivers a scintillating DID YOU KNOW ... and the Taconicschedule of classical Opera, dedicated Hudson River School artistmusic and pops to producing Jasper Cropsey, who livedpieces, with guest three fully staged at Ever Rest in Hastings-on-performances performances perby such stars as Hudson, died in anonymity in year.violinist Nadja 1900, but his brilliant landscapes For somethingSalerno-Sonnenberg were rediscovered in the a bit different,and saxophonist 1960s. His work now hangs in visit the charming and teeny Union Church ofBranford Marsalis. the White House and many Pocantico Hills – “the Rockefellers’ church” – toThe Westchester museums across the country. admire six stunning Chagall stained-glass windowsChamber plus one magnificent Matisse window. African-American Heritage Site Garden Revolutionary War Site10 www.westchestertourism.com
  11. 11. arts & culturePerforming Arts Tarrytown Music Hall Open Sat.-Sun. 12-6pm and by appt. 13 Main St., Tarrytown 914-631-3390 www.hvcca.comThe Arts Exchange Built in 1885, it is the oldest operating theater31 Mamaroneck Ave., White Plains 914-428-4220 in Westchester. Architecturally and acoustically Maryknoll Sisters Heritage ExhibitRotating exhibitions all year. Free admission. magnificent, 843-seat venue. Home to top- 10 Pines Bridge Rd., Maryknoll 914-941-7575 notch jazz, folk, blues and classical concerts, Art and artifacts document the first group ofAlso home to “Live@ArtsWestchester,” a plays, musicals, operas, comedy, dance American religious women, devoted to serviceperformance and spoken-word series with live performances, recordings and films. in foreign countries since 1912. Daily 10am-jazz, world music, readings and other events. www.tarrytownmusichall.org 4pm. Guided tours by appt.www.artswestchester.org Westchester Broadway Theatre The StudioAxial Theatre 1 Broadway Plaza, Elmsford 914-592-2222 2 Maryland Ave., Armonk 914-273-1452St. John’s Episcopal Church Community House, Classic Broadway-caliber musical revivals and Contemporary art gallery offering year-round8 Sunnyside Rd., Pleasantville 914-962-8828 other special performances at the longest- exhibitions. Outdoor sculpture garden openProducing and presenting new works for the running, year-round Actor’s Equity theater in daily. Gallery hours: Sat.-Sun. 1-5pm.stage. New York State. Ticket price includes meal www.thestudiony-alternative.orgwww.axialtheatre.org served at your table. Group sales: 914-592-2225, Luxury boxes: 914-592-8730. By AppointmentBendheim Performing Arts Center www.broadwaytheatre.com999 Wilmot Rd., Scarsdale 914-472-3300 ext. 403 Aaron Copland HouseA 200+-seat theater offering musical and Westchester Community College P.O. Box 2177, Cortlandt Manor 914-788-4659 75 Grasslands Rd., Valhalla 914-606-6262 Rock Hill was home to the famous composer,theatrical performances, films, comedy acts, A variety of musical, dance and theatrical 1960-1990. Now a creative center for Americanchildren’s programs and lively discourse with events. Friday evening film series. music. Appt.-only tours.leading intellectuals, followed by intimate www.sunywcc.edu www.coplandhouse.orgreceptions with celebrities.www.jccmw.org Westchester Philharmonic Bush Homestead ✪ 123 Main St., White Plains 914-682-3707 479 King St., Port Chester 914-939-2354Emelin Theatre The only fully professional symphony orchestra Farmhouse built in 1740s, inhabited by several153 Library Ln., Mamaroneck 914-698-0098 serving Westchester, with innovative generations of Bush family. General IsraelFeaturing the very best in theater, family performances and the finest new artists. Putnam’s Revolutionary War headquarters.programming, film and music, including folk, www.westchesterphil.orgbluegrass, indie rock, country, pop, Latin, etc. Ever Restwww.emelin.org White Plains Performing Arts Center 49 Washington Ave., Hastings-on-Hudson 11 City Place, White Plains 914-328-1600 914-478-1372 The 410-seat theater hosts local, nationalJacob Burns Film Center Former home and studio of Hudson River and international performing artists, eclectic School artist Jasper Cropsey, built in 1835.364 Manville Rd., Pleasantville 914-747-5555 entertainment and classic Broadway musicals.State-of-the-art, three-screen theater presenting www.newingtoncropsey.com www.WPPAC.comindependent, documentary and foreign films.Film discussions with actors, critics and others. Flat Iron Artists, Open Studios Woodward Hall Theatre at Pace 105 S. Division St., Peekskill 914-734-1894www.burnsfilmcenter.org University Guided tours of more than 100 area artists 235 Elm Rd., Briarcliff Manor 914-271-2811 represented by the Flat Iron Gallery, and sevenMusic Conservatory of Westchester Professional theater produces plays new to art studios at the Flat Iron Building. Open216 Central Ave., White Plains 914-761-3900 Westchester, plus staged readings of original Thurs.-Sun. 12-6pm and by appt.High-quality music, musical theater and music plays. Located in Woodward Hall Theatre at www.flatiron.qpg.comtherapy for 80 years. A not-for-profit community Pace University’s Briarcliff Manor campus. www.hudsonstage.comschool of arts for all ages and abilities, offering Jacob Purdy House ✪group classes and individual lessons. 60 Park Ave., White Plains 914-328-1776 Art Museums & Galleries The oldest historic structure in White Plains,Paramount Center for the Arts this 1720 Colonial farmhouse twice served as Donald M. Kendall Sculpture Garden1008 Brown St., Peekskill 914-739-2333 George Washington’s headquarters. PepsiCo World Headquarters, Anderson Hill Rd.,Restored 1,000-seat palace of the 1930s offers arts Purchase 914-253-2001 (for directions) www.whiteplainshistory.organd entertainment from classical to pop, comedy More than 152 acres with 45 major pieces ofto drama, art exhibitions, independent films, 20th-century sculpture, including works by The Marble School/Eastchesterprograms for youth and more. Theater façade Moore, Nevelson and Rodin. Free self-guided Historical Societyfeatures original 2,000-bulb marquee. walk or drive-thru tours. Get map at Information 388 California Rd., Eastchester 914-793-1900www.paramountcenter.org Booth. Open daily, year-round. Memorial Day to Restored one-room schoolhouse built in 1835. Labor Day 7am-6:30pm, other days 9am-5pm. www.ehs1835.orgPelham Picture House 914-738-7337 The Hammond Museum and Newington Cropsey FoundationRestored 1921 Picture House offers a community- Japanese Stroll Garden Gallery of Art 28 Deveau Rd., North Salem 914-669-5033 25 Cropsey Ln., Hastings-on-Hudson 914-478-7990based, nonprofit alternative to commercial movie Eastern and Western exhibits, a 3.5-acre Among world’s largest Jasper Cropsey collection.theaters, showing the best in new independent Japanese garden, gift shop and café. School www.newingtoncropsey.comand classic cinema. and group tours Apr.-Nov. Wed.-Sat. 12-4pm.www.paramountcenter.org Stepping Stones www.hammondmuseum.org 62 Oak Rd., Katonah 914-232-4822The Schoolhouse Theater Hudson Valley Center for Historic home of Bill and Lois Wilson, respective3 Owens Rd., Croton Falls 914-277-8477 Contemporary Art co-founders of AA and Al-Anon Family groups.Professional regional theater offering 1701 Main St., Peekskill 914-788-0100 National Historic Site. Guided tours by appt.three productions each season, children’s Long-term installations, rotating exhibitions, www.steppingstones.orgperformances, readings and special events. gallery talks and public education programswww.schoolhousetheater.org showcase works from the global art community. www.westchestertourism.com 11
  12. 12. recreation & leisureHappy 50th for Our ParksOur parks are sculpture garden. A couple of acclaimed Ward Pound Ridge Reservationcelebrating a big options are Kykuit, The Rockefeller Estatebirthday, turning 50! in Pocantico Hills, and The Donald M.Westchester’s park Kendall Sculpture Gardens in Purchase.system also happens to Westchester is also home to a half-dozeninclude more than 50 challenging,parks and recreation 18-hole golfareas, ranging from courses. Enjoythe historic, four-acre, the naturalbeaux-arts Patriots topographyPark in Tarrytown to and steepthe wild, 4,315-acre slopes atWard Pound Ridge DunwoodieReservation. Golf Course Several serene in Yonkers ordestinations offer the alwaysexceptional hikes intimidatingthroughout the year. water hazardsScenic Hudson Park and linear playin Irvington offers at Sprain Lakemagnificent views of Grand Prix New York Golf Course.the Hudson River and For all sortstimeless New York of family fun,skyline, as well as there are beaches, boat outings,opportunities to enjoy DID YOU KNOW ... kayak trails, fishing piers and apicnicking, paddling The castles at Glen Island Park, variety of private recreationaland bird watching. A reminiscent of those in Germany’s facilities. Try out Grand Prix NewRiverWalk is progressing along the Rhineland, were constructed in York & Spins Bowl for thrillingHudson. When completed, it will have the late 19th century for use as a bumper-to-bumper racing, or51.5 miles of trail; already 33 miles have beer garden and restaurant when enjoy a friendly laser war insidebeen incorporated. Funfuzion at New Roc City. The the park was known as Glen On a scintillating summer weekend, Playland Amusement Park has Island Casino.“communing with nature” can mean provided family fun since 1928.bringing a picnic lunch to an outdoorAmusements & Entertainment megaplex. Video games, rides, laser tag, glow Sound. Swimming pool, lake boating, picnic bowling, mini golf, billiards and indoor go-karting. area, fireworks, mini golf and indoor ice skating.The Cliffs Specializing in birthday parties and group events. www.ryeplayland.org www.funfuziononline.comMore than 13,000 sq. ft. of indoor rock climbing. BeachesParties, events, instruction and outdoor trips. Grand Prix New York & Spins Bowlwww.TheCliffsClimbing.com 333 North Bedford Rd., Mount Kisco 914-241-3131 Croton Point Park Indoor open-wheel racing, arcade, laser tag, Croton Point Ave., Croton-on-Hudson 914-862-5290Elmsford Raceway billiards and acclaimed dining. State-of-the-art www.westchestergov.com/parks342-344 Saw Mill River Rd., Elmsford 914-592-5375 bowling center. Group events.Slot-car racing for all ages. Indoor model car racing. www.gpny.com Lakeside at OsceolaGeneral racing, parties and corporate events. 399 East Main St., Jefferson Valley 914-245-3246www.flatoutfun.com Playland Amusement Park www.lakesideatosceola.com Playland Pkwy., Rye 914-813-7010Funfuzion at New Roc City America’s first planned amusement park. Roller Playland Park19 LeCount Place, New Rochelle 914-637-7575 coasters, vertical thrills, water rides and Kiddy- Playland Pkwy., Rye 914-813-7010Westchester’s largest indoor entertainment land. Beach, boardwalk and pier on Long Island www.ryeplayland.org African-American Heritage Site Garden Revolutionary War Site12 www.westchestertourism.com
  13. 13. Boat Launching Ramps people aboard 20- to 35-foot vessels. Sailing Ward Pound Ridge Reservation lessons, sailing club and youth program. Rts. 35 & 121 , Cross River 914-864-7317Croton Point Park www.crotonsailing.com Open-faced lean-tos, each accommodating up to eight persons, for daily or overnight rentalCroton Point Ave., Croton-on-Hudson 914-862-5290 throughout the year.Boat and kayak launching. Franklin D. Roosevelt State Park www.westchestergov.com/parks 2957 Crompond Rd., Yorktown Heights 914-245-4434George’s Island Park Seasonal rowboat rentals on lake and pond. Cross-Country Skiing/Dutch St., Montrose 914-737-7530 www.nysparks.comBoat launching ramps. Sledding/Snowshoeing Playland Park 914-864-PARKPeekskill Riverfront Green Park Playland Pkwy., Rye 914-813-7010 Permitted on most county-owned golf coursesRailroad Ave., Peekskill 914-734-7275 Pedal boats and lake cruise. May-Labor Day. and other selected locations, pending weather.Municipal launch. www.ryeplayland.org Call about locations and conditions. Mon.-Fri. www.westchestergov.com/parksPlayland Park Wampus PondPlayland Pkwy., Rye 914-813-7010 Rt. 128, Armonk 914-273-3230Boat launching ramps – kayaks only. Rowboats available Memorial Day-Labor Day. Weekends and holidays only.Yonkers Municipal Boat Ramp www.westchestergov.com/parksKennedy Marina Park, Yonkers 914-377-6450Municipal launch. CampingBoat & Kayak Rentals Blue Mountain Reservation Welcher Ave., Peekskill 914-862-5275Atlantic Kayak Tours Year-round rental of rustic Trail Lodge on weekly,Annsville Creek Paddlesport Center, Rt. 6 / Rt. 9 daily or overnight basis for accredited groups andCircle, Cortlandt Manor 914-739-2588 agencies. Recreation/dining hall with full kitchenHudson River’s only on-water, full-service canoe and fireplace. Two separate dorms each have 15and kayak center, with rentals and instruction cots and adjoining shower and toilet facilities. www.westchestergov.com/parksApr.-Nov. Seasonal guided tours.www.atlantickayaktours.com Croton Point Park Croton Point Ave., Croton-on-Hudson 914-862-5290Croton Sailing School Cabins and campsites for tents and trailers. Rec hall, swimming pool and playing fields.Private, captained Hudson River charters for 1-6 www.westchestergov.com/parks Rockefeller State Park Preserve www.westchestertourism.com 13
  14. 14. recreation & leisureCruising Trinity Cruise Company Sprain Lake Golf Course Charles Point Marina, 5 John Walsh Blvd., Peekskill Grassy Sprain Rd., Yonkers 914-231-3481American Cruise Lines 914-589-7773 www.westchestergov.com/parks Cruise the Hudson in a Coast Guard buoy tender. Westchester GolfSeven-night fall foliage tours in Oct. Hudson Several daily tours. Seasonal, Wed.-Sun. 761 Dobbs Ferry Rd., White Plains 914-592-6553Valley itinerary stops in historic Sleepy Hollow. www.trinitycruisecompany.com Seventy-five lighted tees. PGA teaching pros.Sail from NYC to Albany and back. Yorktown Golf & Baseball Centerwww.americancruiselines.com Fishing 2710 Lexington Ave., Mohegan Lake 914-526-8337 Two-tier, 36-stall, heated practice tees. PGAHudson Highland Cruises Westchester County Clerk’s Office: 914-995-3086 teaching pros. Pro shop, baseball batting cages. Permitted in county-owned streams and lakes, www.yorktowngolfandbaseball.comThree-hour, narrated cruise on 1917 excursion boat, unless “No Fishing” signs are posted. New Yorkpassing through Hudson Highlands from Peekskill State fishing license required. Golf Courses - Public &to West Point. Last Sat. of each month, May-Oct. www.westchestergov.com/parks Semi-PrivateReservations required. Private party cruises.www.commanderboat.com Golf - Driving Ranges Doral Golf Club Anderson Hill Rd., Rye Brook 914-939-5500Hudson Valley Riverboat Tours Nine holes, par 35, 3,200 yards. Pro shop, driving845-597-7272 Dunwoodie Golf Course Wasylenko Ln., Yonkers 914-231-3490 range, putting green, restaurant.Sail the Hudson River out of Peekskill on a www.westchestergov.com/parksMississippi-style paddleboat. Sunday brunches, Dunwoodie Golf CourseMurder Mystery dinners, July 4 and Celebrate Wasylenko Ln., Yonkers 914-231-3490Peekskill Fireworks cruises, and Fall Foliage Fairview Golf Center Eighteen holes, par 70, 5,778 yards. Pro shop, 300 Waterside Dr., Elmsford 914-592-1669 driving range, snack bar, restaurant.cruises. Private charters. Reservations required.www.tahitiqueen.com Two-tier practice area with 38 heated stalls, year- www.westchestergov.com/golf round. PGA teaching pros. Pro shop and snack bar.New York Sailing School www.fairviewgolfcenter.com Hudson Hills Golf Course22 Pelham Rd., New Rochelle 914-235-6052 Croton Dam Rd., Ossining 914-864-3000Sunset sails and overnight adventures from New Mohansic Golf Course Eighteen holes, par 72, 6,800 yards. Pro shop,Rochelle to historic seaports. Reservations required. Baldwin Rd., Yorktown Heights 914-862-5283 restaurant, showers, locker rooms.www.nyss.com www.westchestergov.com/parks www.hudsonhillsgolf.comPrestige Yacht Charters Sports Underdome Lake Isle Country Club914-723-4510 657 Garden Ave., Mount Vernon 914-663-2323 660 White Plains Rd., Eastchester 914-961-3453 Indoor golf facility and playing fields. Eighteen holes, par 70 (men) and 72 (women).Luxury yacht charters for special occasions. www.sportsunderdome.comwww.prestigeyachtcharters.com Pro shop, dining, swimming pools and tennis. - Westchester Magazine The Very Best in Massage, Skincare, Hydrotherapy, Waxing, Nails, and Spray-Tanning Rooftop Garden for outdoor relaxation, Sunset Social parties, and private events Extensive Spa Boutique 10% OFF online purchase using code WTRAVEL Exp. 12/31/2012 914.409.1900 OasisWestchester.com Saw Mill River Parkway Exit 1614 www.westchestertourism.com
  15. 15. recreation & leisureMaple Moor Golf Course Miniature Golf Bronx River PathwayNorth St., White Plains 914-995-9200 914-864-PARKEighteen holes, par 71, 6,275 yards. Pro shop, Fairview Golf Center Three paved segments extending nine milessnack bar, restaurant. 300 Waterside Dr., Elmsford 914-592-1669 in an 807-acre, linear park. Ideal for bicycling,www.westchestergov.com/golf www.fairviewgolfcenter.com nature study, hiking and walking. www.westchestergov.com/parksMohansic Golf Course Funfuzion glowBaldwin Rd., Yorktown Heights 914-862-5283 19 LeCount Place, New Rochelle 914-637-7575 Colonial GreenwayEighteen holes, par 70, 6,385 yards. Pro shop, 914-864-PARK Glow-in-the-dark indoor course at New Roc City.driving range, snack bar, restaurant, locker rooms. www.funfuziononline.com Fifteen-mile, unpaved trail with varied surfaces.www.westchestergov.com/golf Hiking, walking, nature study. No bicycles. www.westchestergov.com/parks Playland ParkPehquenakonck Country Club Playland Pkwy., Rye 914-813-7010101 Bloomerside Rd., North Salem 914-669-6776 North County Trailway www.ryeplayland.org 914-864-PARKNine holes, par 68 (two sets of tees). An 18-hole A 22.1-mile trail from Mount Pleasant north toround is 4,104 yards. Snack bar. Saxon Wood Park the Putnam County line in Yorktown. Mamaroneck Ave., White Plains 914-381-4843 www.westchestergov.com/parksPound Ridge Golf18 High Ridge Rd., Pound Ridge 914-764-5771 Tibbetts Brook Park Old Croton Aqueduct Trail/Pete Dye-designed, 18 holes, par 72, 7,171 yards. Midland Ave., Yonkers 914-557-5046 State Historic ParkRestaurant, range, pro shop. 914-693-5259 Yorktown Golf & Baseball Center Tree-lined, 26.2-mile portion of a 41-mile trailwaySaxon Woods Golf Course 2710 Lexington Ave., Mohegan Lake 914-526-8337 shows off historic treasures along the HudsonMamaroneck Rd., Scarsdale 914-231-3461 www.yorktowngolfandbaseball.com River. Aqueduct is a National Historic Landmark.Eighteen holes, par 71, 6,354 yards. Pro shop, Trail connects to 97-acre Croton Gorge Park,restaurant, locker rooms. Hiking & Biking with view of dam. Detailed trail map for sale.www.westchestergov.com/golf Open year-round. Briarcliff - Peekskill Trailway www.aqueduct.orgSprain Lake Golf Course 914-864-PARKGrassy Sprain Rd., Yonkers 914-231-3481 Unpaved trailway in 12-mile linear park from South County TrailwayEighteen holes, par 70, 6,026 yards. Pro shop, Ossining to the Blue Mountain Reservation in 914-864-PARKdriving range, snack bar, restaurant. Peekskill. No bicycles. A 14.1-mile paved trail from Yonkers to Elmsford.www.westchestergov.com/golf www.westchestergov.com/golf www.westchestergov.com/parks W estc h e s t FIVE GR EAT ZO NES OF FUN! Funhouse Lazer Tag Bowling er ’s Mini Golf Go-Karts Billiards Ping Pong NL O Y I n do or Am u se me nt Pa r k! www.funfuziononline.com (ever...) www.westchestertourism.com 15