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Amusement and Water Parks
Aquariums
Bowling
Camping
Children's Museums
Country Clubs / Swim & Tennis Clubs
Farms / Petting Zoos / Nature Centers
Farmers Markets: Indoor (winter)
Farmers Markets: Outdoor
Golf
Golf Miniature
Historic Things to do
Ice & Roller Skating
Kayaking
Marinas: Rockland County
Marinas: Westchester County
National Park Service
Parks and Recreation
Rock climbing
Science Centers
Trails
Westchester Beaches
Westchester Pools
Zoos

Amusement and Water Parks

Enchanted Forest/Water Safari [link] 3183 State Route 28, Old Forge NY, 315-369-6145
Lake Compounce Family Theme Park [link] 271 Enterprise Drive, Bristol, CT, 860-583-3300
LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester [link] Ridge Hill, 39 Fitzgerald Street, Yonkers, 866-243-0770
Playland Amusement Park [link] Playland Pkwy, Rye, 967-2040
SplashDown Beach [link] 16 Old Route 9 West, Fishkill, 845-897-9600
Six Flags New England [link] Route 159, 1623 Main Street, Agawam, MA, 413-786-9300 x0
Six Flags Great Adventure & Wild Safari [link] 1 Six Flags Boulevard, Jackson, NJ, 732-928-1821
Splish Splash [link] 2549 Splish Splash Drive, Riverhead, NY, 631-727-3600

Aquariums

Atlantis Marine World [link] 431 East Main Street, Riverhead, NY, 631-208-9200
The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk [link] 10 North Water Street, Norwalk, CT, 203-852-0700
Mystic Aquarium & Institute for Exploration [link] 55 Coogan Blvd., Mystic, CT, 860.572.5955
New York Aquarium [link] The Wildlife Conservation Society [link] Surf Avenue & West 8th Street, Brooklyn, NY, 718-265-FISH (general information)

Bowling

AMF White Plains Lanes [link] 47 Tarrytown Road, White Plains, 948-2677
Homefield Bowl [link] 938 Sawmill River Road, Yonkers, 969-5592
New Roc City [link] 33 LeCount Place, New Rochelle, 637-7575

Camping

Croton Point Park [link] Croton Point Avenue, Croton-On-Hudson, 862-5290
Ward Pound Ridge Reservation [link] Routes 121 South, Cross River, 864-7317

Children’s Museums
Children’s Museum of Manhattan [link] 212 West 83rd Street, NY, NY 212/721-1234
Cradle of Aviation Museum [link] Charles Lindbergh Blvd, Garden City, NY, 516/572-4111
Dinosaur State Park [link] 400 West Street, Rocky Hill, CT, 860/257-7601
The Discovery Museum [link] 4450 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, CT, 203/372-3521
Liberty Science Center [link] Liberty State Park, 222 Jersey City Blvd, Jersey City, NJ, 201/200-1000
The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk [link] 10 North Water Street, Norwalk, CT 06854, 203/852-0700
Stepping Stones Museum for Children [link] Mathews Park, 303 West Ave., Norwalk, 203/899-0606
Westchester Children’s Museum [link] 100 Playland Parkway, Rye, 914-421-5050

Country Clubs & Swim and Tennis Clubs

Ardsley Swim and Tennis Club [link] 200 Sprain Road, Ardsley, 693-5533
Elmwood Country Club [link] 850 Dobbs Ferry Road, White Plains, 592-6600‎
Knollwood Country Club [link] 200 Knollwood Road Ext, Elmsford, 592-7411

Farms / Petting Zoos / Nature Centers

Blackberry Hill Farm, Petting Zoo [link] 156 Fells Pond Road, Hudson, Columbia County, 518-851-7661
Bronx River Parkway Reservation [link] Yonkers to Valahlla, 328-1542
Cranberry Lake Preserve [link] Old Orchard Street, North White Plains, 428-1005
Croton Point Nature Center [link] Croton Point Avenue, Croton-on-Hudson, 862-5290
Dinosaur State Park [link] 400 West Street, Rocky Hill, CT, 860-257-7601
The Edith G. Read Natural Park and Wildlife Sanctuary [link] Playland Park, Rye, 967-8720
Greenburgh Nature Center [link] 99 Dromore Road, Scarsdale, 723-3470
Marshlands Conservancy Rye [link] 835-4466
Muscoot Farm [link] Route 100, Somers, 864-7282
Rye Nature Center [link] 873 Boston Post Road (US Route 1) Rye, 967-5150
The Trailside Nature Museum [link] Ward Pound Ridge Reservation, Cross River, 864-7322
Wolf Conservation Center [link] PO Box 421, South Salem, 763-2373

Farmers Markets: Indoor & Outdoor
Check the websites for seasonal locations.
Bronxville Farmers Market
[link]
Croton-on-Hudson Farmers Market [link]
Dobbs Ferry Farmers Market [link]
Hartsdale Farmers Market [link]
Hastings Farmers Market [link]
Irvington Village Farmers Market [link]
Ossining Farmers Market [link]
TaSH Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow Farmers Market [link]
White Plains International Farmers Market [link]

Golf
Golf Link (Find a golf course) [link]
Westchester County Golf Courses [link]
Ardsely Country Club [link] North Mountain Drive, Ardsley-on-Hudson, 591-8150
Dunwoodie Golf Course [link] 1 Wasylenko Ln, Yonkers, 231-3490
Elmwood Country Club [link] Elmwood Golf Course, 850 Dobbs Ferry Rd. White Plains, 592-6600
Knollwood Golf Course [link] 200 Knollwood Road Ext, Elmsford, 592-6182
Lake Isle Town Park Golf Course [link] 660 White Plains Road, Eastchester, 961-3453
Leewood Golf Course [link] 1 Leewood Dr., Eastchester, 793-5821
Metropolis Golf Course [link] Dobbs Ferry Road, White Plains, 949-4840
The Saint Andrew’s Golf Club [link] 10 Old Jackson Avenue, Hastings, 478-3500
Scarsdale Golf Club [link] Clubway, Hartsdale, 723-2840
Sprain Lake Golf Course [link] 290 Grassy Sprain Rd, Yonkers, 779-9827
Sunningdale Country Club [link] 300 Underhill Road, Scarsdale, 723-3200
Tappan Golf Center, 116 Route 303, Tappan, 845-359-0642
Westchester Golf Range[link] 701 Dobbs Ferry Road, White Plains, 592-6553

Golf: Miniature

New Roc City [link] 33 LeCount Place, New Rochelle, 637-7575
Westchester County run 19-hole mini-golf [link]

Historic Things to do
Great sites with tons of information on the historic Hudson Valley [link] and [link]
NYT Article on Historical Sites in Westchester County [link]
Boscobel House and Gardens [link] Garrison, 845-265-3638
Caramoor House Museum, Caramoor International Music Festival [link] 149 Girdle Ridge Road, Katonah, 232-5035
Horace Greeley House [link] 100 King Street, Chappaqua, 238-4666
John Jay Homestead [link] 400 Route 22, Katonah, 232-8119
Katonah Historical Museum [link] 26 Bedford Road (Route 117), Katonah, 232-9457
Kykuit (John D. Rockefeller Estate) [link] 381 N. Broadway (Route 9), Sleepy Hollow, 631-3992
Lyndhurst [link] 635 South Broadway, Tarrytown, 631-4481
Montgomery Place Historic Estate [link] River Road, Annandale-on-Hudson, 845-758-5461
Old Dutch Church and Burying Ground [link] Route 9, across the street from Philipsburg Manor
Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site [link] Warburton Avenue and Dock Street, Yonkers, 965-4027
Philipsburg Manor [link] 381 N Broadway, Sleepy Hollow, Sleepy Hollow
The Reformed Church of Tarrytown [link] 42 North Broadway, Tarrytown, 631-4497
The Rivertowns Tourism Board [link]
The Sleepy Hollow Cemetery [link] 540 North Broadway, Sleepy Hollow, 631-0081
St. Paul’s Church [link] 897 South Columbus Avenue, Mt. Vernon
667-4116
Thomas Paine Cottage [link] 20 Sicard Avenue, New Rochelle, 633-1776
Union Church of Pocantico Hills [link] 555 Bedford Road, Pocantico Hills, 332-6659 phone/fax
Van Cortlandt Manor [link] South Riverside Avenue, Croton-on-Hudson, 271-8981
Washington Irving’s Sunnyside [link] West Sunnyside Lane, off Route 9, Tarrytown, 591-8763
Frank Lloyd Wright’s Friedman House, 1948 [link] Orchard Brook Drive, Pleasantville
Frank Lloyd Wright’s Reisley House, 1951 [link] 44 Usonia Road, Pleasantville

Ice & Roller Skating

EJ Murray Memorial Skating Rink and Roller Skating Rink [link] 348 Tuckahoe Road, Yonkers, 377-6469
Playland Ice Casino [link] Playland Pkwy, Rye, 813-7059
Westchester Skating Academy Ice Skating Rink [link] 91 Fairview Park Drive, Elmsford, 347-8232

Kayaking
Mountain Valley Guides [link] Kayak Tours from Hastings on Hudson, 845-661-1923

Marinas: Rockland County

Marinas: Westchester County
Ebb Tide Marina [link], 1 Willett Ave, Port Chester, 939-4810
Half Moon Bay Marina [link] 80 Half Moon Bay Drive, Croton On Hudson, 271-5400
Irvington Boat Club Inc. [link] Bridge St, Irvington, 591-6801
Labrisa Marina Corp., 601 Main St, New Rochelle, 636-6391
Nichols Yacht Yards Inc., [link] 500 Rushmore Ave # 1, Mamaroneck, 698-6065
Tarrytown Boat & Yacht Club [link] P.O. Box 432, Tarrytown, 631-1300
Viking Boat Yard Inc., 50 Kings Ferry Rd, Verplanck, NY, 739-5090
Westerly Marina Inc. [link] 7 Westerly Rd, Ossining, 941-2203

Parks and Recreation
National Park Service [link]
New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation [link]
Palisades Region: The Palisades Parks Conservancy [link]
The Rivertowns Tourism Board [link]
Short Escapes [link] 591-7600
Westchester Department of Parks and Recreation & Conservation [link]
Bear Mountain State Park [link] at the intersection of the Palisades Parkway and Route 9W, 845-786-2701
Croton Gorge Park [link] Route 129, Cortlandt, 827-9568
Croton Point Park [link] Croton Avenue, Croton, 862-5290 (for camping), 864-7075 (to picnic)
Fahnestock State Park [link] 1498 Route 301 Carmel, 845-225-7207
Franklin D. Roosevelt State Park [link] Crompond Road, Yorktown Heights, 245-4434
George’s Island Park [link] Dutch Street, Montrose, NY, 737-7530
Harriman Park [link] 845-786-2701
Kensico Dam Plaza [link] Bronx River Parkway, Valhalla, 328-1542
Lasdon Park, Arboretum & Veterans Memorial [link] Route 35, Somers, 864-7268
Old Croton Aqueduct State Historic Park [link] 15 Walnut Street, Dobbs Ferry, 693-5259
Rockefeller State Park Preserve [link] Box 338, Tarrytown, 631-1470
Storm King [link] P.O. Box 280, Old Pleasant Hill Road, Mountainville, NY, 845-534-3115
Teatown Lake Reservation [link] 1600 Spring Valley Road, Ossining, 762-2912
Ward Pound Ridge Reservation [link] Route 35 & 121 South, Cross River, 864-7317

Rock Climbing

The Cliffs [link] 1 Commerce Park, Valhalla, 328-ROCK
The Rock Club [link] 130 Rhodes Street, New Rochelle, 633-ROCK

Science Centers

Beczak Environmental Education Center [link] 35 Alexander Street, Yonkers, 377-1900
Dinosaur State Park [link] 400 West Street, Rocky Hill, CT, 860-257-7601
Liberty Science Center [link] Liberty State Park, 222 Jersey City Boulevard, Jersey City, NJ, 201-200-1000
The Science Barge [link] (just north of the Pier by X20 restaurant) Yonkers Waterfront

Trails in Westchester / Putnam / Rockland

Appalachian Trail Conservancy [link]
Hiking Trails in Westchester [link]
Hiking and Biking Trails in Putnam [link]
Hiking and Biking in Rockland [link]
Hiking and Biking Trails in Westchester [link]
New York – New Jersey Trail Conference [link]
Old Croton Aqueduct Trail [link]
The Rivertowns Tourism Board [link]
Running Trails in Westchester [link]
Short Escapes [link] 591-7600, ext. 230

Westchester Beaches
Croton Point Park Beach [link] Croton Point Avenue, Croton-on-Hudson, 862-5290
Glen Island [link] Pelham Road, New Rochelle, 813-6720/6721
Playland [link] Rye

Westchester Pools

A.F. Veteran Pool, Greenburgh [link]
Playland [link] Rye
Saxon Woods Park [link] Mamaroneck Avenue, White Plains, 995-4480/4481

Zoos

Bronx Zoo [link] The Wildlife Conservation Society [link] 2300 Southern Blvd., Bronx, NY, (718) 367-1010
Central Park Zoo [link] The Wildlife Conservation Society [link] 64th Street and Fifth Avenue, Manhattan, NY, (212) 439-6500 (general information)
Prospect Park Zoo, [link] The Wildlife Conservation Society [link] 450 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn, NY, (718) 399-7339
Queens Zoo [link] The Wildlife Conservation Society [link] 53-51 111th St., Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens, NY (718) 271-1500
Trailside Museums & Zoo at Bear Mountain State Park [link]  845-786-2701