All Aboard for Spectacular Summer Getaways in Westchester County

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Convenient NEW Metro-North Packages make it easy for Visitors to Experience Summer in Westchester

The warm days and longer evenings are perfect for exploring Westchester County. City dwellers can get here for the day or spend the weekend with summer Metro-North getaways.

“We are fortunate to have a terrific partnership with Metro-North,” said Westchester County executive Robert P. Astorino. “Their schedule of summer getaways has built in itineraries to do all the work for you. Just find what interests you, buy your ticket and hop on the train to experience the summer season in Westchester.”

Music and more

The Clearwater Festival, founded by Pete Seeger, returns to Croton Point Park June 17 & 18th from 11:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. The music and environmental festival and fundraiser features hundreds of artists including Lake Street Dive, Los Lobos, Arlo Guthrie, Cry Cry Cry Reunion Show, Richard Thompson, Josh Ritter, Joan Osborne, Tommy Emmanuel, The Barr Brothers plus many more! Visit http://www.clearwaterfestival.org for details.

Metro-North makes it easy to get there. Take the Hudson Line to Croton-Harmon Station where people can board the free shuttle to the park. For pricing and more visit, http://web.mta.info/mnr/html/getaways/outbound_clearwater.htm.

Caramoor’s 72nd Annual Summer Music Season presents eight weeks of incredible music including two large-scale festival days:
The future of American Roots Music Festival takes place Tuesday, June 24th at 11 a.m. The festival gives people the chance to discover even more phenomenal new music and artists. Pack a picnic and experience the annual romp exploring an eclectic mix of folk, country, bluegrass, gospel, blues, creole, singer/songwriter, string band, old time, and everything in-between. Enjoy memorable tunes, great eats, good friends, and 90 acres of historic gardens and architectural treasures ripe for exploration. Hurray for the Riff Raff, John Fullbright, Sara Watkins, The Lowest Pair, Man About A Horse, Dennis Stroughmatt et l’Esprit Creole, Silver City Bound, Spuyten Duyvil, and more! Visit http://web.mta.info/mnr/html/getaways/outbound_americanroots.htm for more information.

Explore the Great Outdoors

Explore Historic Peekskill with Bicycle Rentals. Ride by the river, enjoy some of Westchester's best restaurants or take a historic journey through town! Enjoy the riverside path, ride to Blue Mountain Reservation or visit some of the local coffee shops, pubs & brewery. Kids trailer available. 24 Hours advance reservations required by emailing info(at)PedalPeekskill(dot)com. Saturdays and Sundays 11 a.m. – 6 p.m., from now through October 31. Visit http://web.mta.info/mnr/html/getaways/outbound_peekskill_bike.htm for more.

On Saturday and Sundays through August 27, visit Stone Barns Center for Food & Agriculture and experience what's happening on the farm, meet our farmers and greet the season. On a Saturday or Sunday visit, participate in a variety of seasonal, hands-on activities and drop-in tours all included with a one-day admission ticket. Stone Barns Center for Food & Agriculture is a nonprofit organization on a mission to create a healthy and sustainable food system. For more information visit, http://web.mta.info/mnr/html/getaways/outbound_stone_barnscenter.htm Note: Before your trip, visit zipcar.com/metro-north to reserve a car (coming soon to station). Or take a 10-minute taxi to Stone Barns Center for Food & Agriculture.

Stay and Play

Cambria Suites is offering Stay & Play at Playland Park May through September 2017. Group Rates and Leisure Traveler Rates including Admission Passes to Playland Park! The Energize your Stay package includes a weekday or Weekend Stay includes a $10.00 Starbucks Gift Card and Earn & Stay 2500 Choice Privilege Points with any Weekday or Weekend Stay under our Best Available Rate. Visit http://www.cambriasuiteswhiteplains.com/ for more information.

Traveling solo? Enjoy breakfast for one at the Courtyard by Marriott in Rye, visit http://www.marriott.com/hotels/hotel-deals/hpnry-courtyard-rye/ for more.

The Courtyard by Marriott Greenburgh Tarrytown is also offering several packages. Stay longer & Save more and experience LEGOLAND Discovery Center with Marriott. More information is available at http://www.marriott.com/hotels/hotel-rooms/hpngr-courtyard-tarrytown-greenburgh/

The newly renovated Sheraton Tarrytown is a great place to book a weekend in Westchester. Visit http://deals.sheraton.com/Sheraton-Tarrytown-Hotel-1428/special-offers?&SWAQ=63EP&PS=LGEN_AA_DNAD_CGGL_TPRP for more.

The Doral Arrowwood is offering 20% when guests stay two nights or more. This summer is Better than Ever at Doral Arrowwood. Set on 114 wooded acres just 30 miles north of Manhattan, Doral Arrowwood is the New York metro-area’s top resort. Summer Weekends at Doral Arrowwood bring a myriad of outdoor activities and dining opportunities. Visit http://www.doralarrowwood.com/westchester_resort_packages/Westchester_Savings for more information.

The Tarrytown House Estate is offering a Kykuit Package. Book the Kykuit Package May - November 2017, and get a deluxe room for two for one night, two tickets for the Classic Tour at Kykuit, the Rockefeller Estate, and a full American breakfast for two the next day. Experience the remarkable architecture, gardens, art and scenery of both The Rockefeller Estate and the Tarrytown House Estate. For information on this and other offers, visit http://www.tarrytownhouseestate.com/new-york-hotel-packages.php.

The Westchester Marriott is offering a Spa package. Tatiana Day Spa is Westchester's premier day spa. From the moment you walk in the door, you will experience an atmosphere of relaxation, professionalism, class and attention to detail. For information on this and other packages, please visit http://www.marriott.com/hotels/hotel-deals/nycwe-westchester-marriott/.

For the latest events and happenings in Westchester, log onto http://www.visitwestchesterny.com, like us on Facebook (facebook.com/westchestercountytourism), follow us on Twitter @westchestertour or call 1-800-833-9282. View our new insta travel guide by visiting: https://www.instagram.com/visitwestchesterny/

To view the Westchester County Destination Guide, please visit http://bit.ly/2cCFErf

About Westchester County Tourism & Film
Tourism & Film is Westchester County’s official destination marketing organization. Its mission is to generate economic benefits by enhancing the image and promoting Westchester County as a premier business and leisure destination in the Hudson Valley region. The Tourism & Film Office in Westchester County is a division within County Executive Robert P. Astorino’s Office of Economic Development.

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