Engaging Getaways and Venues for:
USA/Mid-Atlantic: Rivertowns, NY
Select from any of the three options below for suggested walks and a bike ride in the Rivertowns and an overview of their histories and what its like to live here. Bikes can be rented at Hastings Velo (914-478-2453) in hastings-on-Hudson or Endless Trail Bikeworx in Dobbs Ferry.
Hastings-on-Hudson & Dobbs Ferry, N.Y. A Walk Along the Aqueduct.
A relaxing, historic walk along a centuries-old aqueduct that once supplied water to New York City; two old river towns with specialty shops, galleries and restaurants.
Irvington-on-Hudson, N.Y. Irving's Sunnyside Home.
The home of legendary Washington Irving, a castellated mansion along the Hudson River, a unique riverside village with several dining choices.
Old Putnam Bike Ride
A leisurely bike ride along the path of a 19th century railroad that once brought freight and commuters from northern Westchester County to the Bronx.
Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow, NY – In the Land of Ichabod Crane
Stunning Hudson River views, colonial footpaths in legend-filled forests, and the remains of a large riverside estate: 2 to 5 miles.