Hamlet of Armonk | White Plains, NY
Armonk town center is an inviting and walkable place to stroll with a mix of specialty shops and restaurants for all occasions and tastes.
The Westchester Mall | White Plains, NY
A high-end retail shopping mall with a rich selection of indulgent shops.
Lyndhurst | Tarrytown, NY
This Gothic revival mansion was designed by Alexander Jackson Davis and built for William Paulding, a two-term mayor of New York, in 1838. After 1880, railroad tycoon Jay Gould was the proud owner. This exquisite mansion is now home to a fine collection of nineteenth- and twentieth-century decorative arts. Stroll through the rose garden, enjoy lunch at the historic Carriage House Café, picnic on the scenic grounds, or visit the Museum shop.
Kykuit, the Rockefeller Estate | Pocantico Hills, NY
Home to four generations of the Rockefeller family, Kykuit (pronounced Kye-cut) gives visitors a breathtaking view of the Hudson River with a gorgeous landscape of extensive stone terraces, formal gardens, and magnificent fountains. These formal gardens include Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller’s awesome collection of 20th-century sculptures. This includes works by Henry Moore, Alexander Calder, Louise Nevelson, Constantin Bracusi, Pablo Picasso, and many others. The house is decorated with fine antiques, ceramics, and paintings. The Coach Barn houses vintage automobiles and carriages.
Villa Lewaro (Madam C. J. Walker Estate) | Irvington, NY
Madam C. J. Walker’s “Villa Lewaro,” is a restored historic residence that embodies the optimism and perseverance of the American entrepreneurial spirit. Madam C. J. Walker is the first self-made black female millionaire who was a business pioneer who amassed her fortune developing beauty and hair products for black women. Her estate, completed in 1918, is privately owned today. If you have time, drive by and check out for yourself.
Old Dutch Church & Sleepy Hollow Cemetery | Sleepy Hollow, NY
Frederick Philipse built this stone church in 1684. Restored in 1897, it is still used for services today. The Sleepy Hollow Old Dutch Cemetery adjacent to the church is the final resting place of famous figures such as Andrew Carnegie, Washington Irving, and Samuel Gompers.
Washington Irving’s Sunnyside | Tarrytown, NY
This romantic, revival style Dutch Colonial estate was built in 1835, and was once the home of author Washington Irving. Noted works of Irving are the Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Rip Van Winkle. Features include Washington Irving’s library and furnishings. Pack a picnic and enjoy scenic views and woodland paths.
Van Cortlandt Manor | Croton-On-Hudson, NY
Explore the brick ferry house and stone manor house, wander through the heritage gardens, and stroll down a quiet country road along the Croton River.