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Favorite Escapes

There's nothing quite like spring in Westchester. Experience the best of Westchester, and make it easy, by choosing one our spring itineraries below.

Crabtree's Kittlehouse

Farm to Table with “The Valley Table”

Discover our many flavors with a visit to the restaurants, farms and breweries that make us a top destination for great food and drink.

Destinations
  • Birdsall House
  • Crabtree’s Kittle House Inn
  • Purdy’s Farmer & the Fish
  • Stuart’s Farm
  • The Cookery
  • Wilkens Fruit and Fir Farm
Ted Bohlk - Hilltop Hanover Farm

Farm to Table: Farms

Today the county boasts more than 7,400 acres of vegetable, dairy, poultry, meat and horse farms. There are more than 30 farmers’ markets crisscrossing the county to explore.

Destinations
  • Harvest Moon Farm & Orchard
  • Hemlock Hill Farm
  • Hilltop Hanover Farm and Environmental Center
  • Muscoot Farm
  • Outhouse Orchards
  • Seedswell Vegetable Farm
  • Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture
  • Stuart’s Farm
  • Sundial Farm
  • The Meadows Farm
  • Thompson’s Cider Mill
  • White Oak Farm
  • Wilkens Fruit and Fir Farm
  • Science Barge
X20

Farm to Table: Restaurants

More and more chefs are shopping local farmers’ markets. On many menus, you’ll find the provenance of almost everything, from the meat and vegetables on your plate to the flowers on the table to the wine or cocktail in your glass.

Destinations
  • 121 Restaurant and Bar
  • Birdsall House
  • Blue Hill at Stone Barns
  • Cafe of Love
  • Harper's Restaurant and Bar
  • Harvest on Hudson
  • Inn at Pound Ridge
  • Peter Pratt’s Inn
  • Plates Restaurant
  • Purdy’s Farmer & the Fish
  • Red Hat on the River
  • Restaurant North
  • RiverMarket Bar and Kitchen
  • Tarry Lodge
  • The Cookery
  • The Twisted Oak
  • Thyme
  • X20: Xaviars on the Hudson
Yonkers Brewing

Farm to Table: Breweries

Westchester has an ever-growing population of craft brewers, as well as a growing trend in distilling.

Destinations
  • Broken Bow Brewery
  • Captain Lawrence Brewing Company
  • Peekskill Brewery
  • Yonkers Brewing Company
Castle Hotel & Spa

Farm to Table: Where to Stay — & Eat

Here is a sampling where travelers looking for a locavore menu can stay and dine in style.

Destinations
  • Bedford Post Inn
  • Castle Hotel & Spa
  • Crabtree’s Kittle House Inn
  • Doubletree by Hilton
  • Hilton Westchester
  • Renaissance Westchester Hotel
  • Tarrytown House Estate
  • The Ritz-Carlton, Westchester
  • Westchester Marriott
Aaron Copland House

Jazz and Soul Live Music

A day (or two) of diverse and intimate musical experiences awaits you in Westchester.

Destinations
  • Aaron Copland House
  • Blind Charlie’s Café
  • Division Street Grill
  • Holiday Inn Express Mt. Kisco
  • Inn on the Hudson
  • Jazz Forum Arts
  • Kirby’s Grill and Bar
  • Muscoot Farm
  • The Quiet Man Public House
Croton Point Park

Adventure Seekers

Get your shoes muddy with a weekend of kayaking, fishing, camping and hiking.

Destinations
  • Anthony’s Nose
  • Croton Point Park
  • Fishing in Croton Point Park
  • L.L. Bean Outdoor Discovery School
  • Peekskill Coffee House
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Westchester Without a Car

You don't need four wheels to enjoy a Westchester getaway. Discover the best of the Hudson River via mass transit.

Destinations
  • Bistro 12
  • Castle Hotel & Spa
  • Doubletree by Hilton Tarrytown
  • Metro-North at Grand Central Terminal
  • Old Croton Aqueduct Trail
  • Tarrytown Music Hall
  • Tarrytown Waterfront
Sweet Grass Grill

Naturally Beautiful Driving Tour

Get in the car and take in the sites as you cruise the most colorful scenery in Westchester.

Destinations
  • Blue Dolphin Ristorante
  • Cross River Reservoir
  • Graham Hills Park
  • Holiday Inn Mt. Kisco
  • Saw Mill River Parkway
  • Scenic Hudson Park at Irvington
  • Sweet Grass Grill
Capitol Theater

An Evening of Entertainment

Enjoy top-notch theater, music, comedy, film and dance throughout Westchester’s many performing arts venues.

Destinations
  • Emelin Theater
  • Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway
  • Paramount Hudson Valley
  • Purchase College Performing Arts Center
  • Tarrytown Music Hall
  • The Capitol Theatre
  • Westchester Broadway Theatre
  • Where to Stay
Tarry Lodge

Tasting Tour & Picnic

Taste the best of Westchester. Sample delicious local delicacies at each stop on this itinerary, culminating with a sunset picnic.

Destinations
  • Crabtree’s Kittle House
  • Mt. Kisco Smokehouse
  • Sleeping accomodations
  • Tarry Lodge
  • Ward Pound Ridge Reservation
Le Jardin du Roi

Everything Old is New Again

Hunt for vintage finds while antiquing and discover the charm of Westchester along the way.

Destinations
  • Antiquing in Chappaqua
  • Antiquing in Mount Kisco
  • Crabtree Kittle House Inn
  • Holiday Inn Mt. Kisco
  • Le Jardin du Roi
  • Little Crepe Street
  • The Rose Room
Lyndhurst

Gorgeous Garden Strolls

Enjoy stunning vistas on the grounds of some of Westchester's most beautiful sites with these gardens that combine beauty, history and culture.

Destinations
  • Beaux Arts Gardens at Kykuit
  • Japanese Garden at Hammond Museum
  • Lasdon Park and Arboretum
  • Lyndhurst
  • Untermyer Park & Gardens
  • Where to Stay
Caramoor

Explore Northern Westchester

Discover rural splendor and cultural magnificence Westchester has to offer north of the Cross Westchester Expressway.

Destinations
  • Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts
  • Crabtree’s Kittle House
  • Downtown Katonah
  • Katonah Museum of Art
  • Ward Pound Ridge Reserve
  • Where to Stay
  • Wolf Conservation Center
Empire City

Yonkers for the Young at Heart

Whether you’ve got kids or you just want to feel like one, bustling Yonkers, NY is for you. Get ready to learn, discover and play.

Destinations
  • Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway
  • Hudson River Museum
  • La Bella Havana
  • Where to Stay
  • X2O – Xaviars on the Hudson
  • Science Barge
  • Yonkers Brewing Company

Itineraries

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:
 

Jay Heritage Center

Legends and Folklore

Learn about the cultural heritage of Westchester, experience the Headless Horseman and see Westchester’s legendary sites.

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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.

Phillipsburg 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.

Biking

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.