Visit New Windsor NY
Whether your interests are historic homes, art, fine dining, or world-class shopping the Hudson Valley offers the ideal place to enjoy history and the best of the 21st century! Visit to the area any season of the year, many attractions are within an hour’s drive, and most are fewer than 20 minutes away. Enjoy something different every day!
Stewart International Airport is the closest airport to our office, and we are one hour and a half from New York City.
WHERE TO STAY
Make Orange County your “home away from home” as you explore the abundance of attractions and activities in the county and Hudson Valley Region. From casual to luxurious accommodations, there’s a wide range of properties to consider.
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Historic West Point
The United States Military Academy at West Point celebrated its 200th anniversary in 2002. Enjoy a football game, an outdoor concert, the cadets on parade, or the stunning views. Visitor’s center, Museum, and tours available year-round. Less than 15 minutes from our location, with a gorgeous drive in-between. Learn more»
The “Mansions” of the Hudson
Some of the wealthiest families in the nation chose to live in the Hudson Valley. With breathtaking views of the river, the mansions of the Vanderbilts, the Rockefellers (Kykuit), and Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt are the crown jewels of area homes.
All of these mansions may be reached with a 30-60 minute drive in various directions.
Several organizations oversee the estates of the Hudson Valley:
– Historic Hudson Valley oversees the Sleepy Hollow region estates of Sunnyside, Philipsburg Manor, Kykuit, and
Van Cortlandt Manor, as well as the Montgomery Place estate in Annandale-On-Hudson.
– NY State’s Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation maintains Clermont, Olana, and Mills Mansions.
National Purple Heart Hall of Honor
Located in New Windsor, the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor is only a short five minute drive from our location. The mission of the Hall of Honor is to collect and preserve the stories of Purple Heart recipients from all branches of service and across generations in an attempt to ensure that all recipients are represented. Their stories will be preserved and shared through a series of exhibits, live and videotaped interviews with veterans themselves, and the Roll of Honor, an interactive computer program detailing the stories of each individual. Learn more »
Storm King Art Center
Storm King Art Center is a museum that celebrates the relationship between sculpture and nature. Five hundred acres of landscaped lawns, fields and woodlands provide the site for postwar sculptures by internationally renowned artists. The grounds are surrounded by the undulating profiles of the Hudson Highlands, a dramatic panorama integral to the viewing experience. Learn more »
Dia Art Foundation, one of the world’s preeminent contemporary art institutions, opened a new museum on May 18, 2003, housing its renowned but rarely seen permanent collection, comprising major works of art from the 1960s to the present. Located on the Hudson River in Beacon, New York, Dia:Beacon occupies a nearly 300,000-square-foot historic printing factory. Dia:Beacon is a short 20 minute drive from our location.
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LEGOLAND® New York Resort
The park boasts a magical experience for kids and family! Over 50 kid-powered, kid-tastic rides, shows and attractions to keep everyone busy for the entire stay. Reservations required.
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With 4000 acres of hiking trails Orange County is ideal for those seeking fun and adventure out of doors. You can horseback riding, a cruise on the Hudson River, hot-air ballooning, mountain biking, kayaking, golf at the Jack Nicklaus designed Mansion Ridge golf course or the beautiful Central Valley golf course, tennis, snowshoeing, and many other sports.
Storm King Adventure Tours
Experience a three hour guided educational hike including your choice of a dendrology hike, a history of Storm King Mountain hike, a history of paper-making hike, or an airplane crash site hike. Various degrees of difficulty. Also for three hours, try kayaking with a guide to Bannerman’s Island, the Moodna Creek Marsh, a sunset paddle, or a full moon paddle. Mountain bike in Black Rock Forest Preserve (bike rentals by the day or by the hour, two hour min.) by yourself or with a guide for three hours. Learn more »
VINEYARD AND WINERIES
Vineyards and Wineries
Both the oldest vineyard in the U.S.(Benmarl) and the oldest continuously-operating winery Brotherhood Winery in the country are nearby. Follow the Shawangunk Wine Trail, with tours and tastings at more than a dozen wineries, many of which have underground cellars, or cross the river for the Dutchess Wine Trail. Enjoy at six course dinner, wine, music and dancing at Magnanini Winery. 10 minutes from our location is Palaia Vineyards Winery with live music and wine tastings Thursday thru Sunday!
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Woodbury Common Premium Outlets
The largest outlet shopping center in the United States, Woodbury Common offers incredible designer shoes and clothing, electronics, housewares, and jewelry in more than 220 stores in a setting like a charming small town. An easy 20-minute drive from New Windsor. Learn more »
FESTIVALS / OUTDOOR CONCERTS
New York Renaissance Faire
Leave the modern world behind for the Faire, where pleasure is the order of the day and entertainment is everywhere! Eleven main stages offer continuous performances by jugglers, jesters, minstrels and magicians. Witness a daring joust of armored knights on charging steeds. Watch fascinating demonstrations in age-old crafting traditions.
Tantalizing aromas tempt you at every turn to feast, or quench your summer thirst with fine ales, sweet mead or refreshing soft drinks. Less than 30 minutes away, the Faire is a treat in August and September.
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Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival
The Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival is a critically-acclaimed regional theater, attracting audiences from the tri-state area and beyond. Shakespeare scholars, critics and enthusiastic fans laud its spare, clear and compelling productions. Set on the beautiful property of Boscobel Restoration, plays are offered all summer. Bring a picnic to enjoy on the lawn before the show. Twenty minutes drive from New Windsor across the Hudson River!
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Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
Enjoy live entertainment in this state-of-the art amphitheater at the site of the 1969 Woodstock Festival. Bethel Woods Center for the Arts presents some of the country’s leading classical, rock, pop, jazz, and country entertainers. Click the link for a calendar of performances.
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Are you into motorcycles? This museum includes Indian motorcycles for every year from 1902-53, Charles Lindbergh’s 1913 motorcycle that he traded for his first plane, Richard Nixon’s 1971 Harley Davidson with sidecar and over 250 other interesting motorcycles.
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