Whether you’re here with a bus tour, attending a family reunion or participating in a corporate retreat, you might want to have a few options available for interesting side trips. Here are a few itinerary ideas and a sampling of places to discover:

Family fun at Rye Playland Local heritage Legends and folklore
Family Fun
Westchester offers great times for kids of all ages, whether venturing outdoors, relaxing on the beach or seeing a live performance.
Celebrated Locals
Explore the legacies of famous Westchester residents, from Revolutionary War heroes to giants of industry.
Legends and Folklore
Learn about the cultural heritage of Westchester, experience the Headless Horseman and see Westchester’s legendary sites.

Villa Lewaro

African American Heritage Trail
The African American Heritage Trail is a collection of historic sites that preserve and interpret the contributions that people of African descent have made to the development of this country's unique American identity.

The African American Heritage Trail is an ongoing initiative to identify sites, buildings and locations that reflect both the actions and experiences of African Americans in the evolution of Westchester. As you explore the Trail, it is the desire of the African American Advisory Board and all others who worked towards its creation to engage people of all races and backgrounds to explore, honor and celebrate Westchester’s African American community.

Download the brochure to take with you as you explore.

Van Cortllandt Manor

American Revolutionary Trail
"The Redcoats are coming!" A cry heard as patriots fought the British in Westchester. George Washington commanded the war from the Hudson Valley area, living close to the troops that would bring our nation to independence. Sense the life of a patriot as you learn about Westchester's important role in the founding of our country.

Hike and Bike

Hike and Bike
Are you and your friends ready for a challenging new hiking trail or a family bicycle ride? The six trails described in Hike, Bike and Expore offer picturesque scenery, parks, picnic spots, restaurants, historic sites and nature preserves along their routes.

Or explore hiking and biking trails using our online Outdoor Hike, Bike and Explore Westchester itinteraries.

You can also review and download individual trailway brochures and maps from the county Parks Department or from Hiking and Biking on this site.

Take advantage of Bicycle Sundays in May, June and September when a portion of the Bronx River Parkway is closed to cars for the exclusive use of bicyclists, joggers, walkers, scooters and strollers.