Get out and stretch your legs (and your mind) on the Old Croton Aqueduct Trailway. Hikers and bicycle riders will be delighted by the wooded areas that offer spectacular views any time of the year. Historic buildings can be found along the way. Breathtaking views of the Hudson River and beyond.
Following are just four of the great parks located in Dobbs Ferry:
- Gould Park: Eight acres of playing fields, a swimming and wading pool and a children’s playground.
- Memorial Park: Three acres of playing fields, a wading pool and a children’s playground.
- Waterfront Park: On the east bank of the Hudson River with great views of the Palisades from more than four acres of picnic areas with barbecues and a children’s playground.
- Old Croton Aqueduct State Park: Offers miles of walking, jogging, and bike riding trails, both to the north and south of the village, with views of the Hudson, the Palisades, and the surrounding communities.
Venture Away from Home
Italy is closer than you might think–or New York’s version of it anyway! Arthur Avenue is often referred to as “The Real Little Italy.” The smell of baking bread, pasta, pastries, delicious meats, and espresso combine for a distinctly New York aroma. While you’re there, be sure to visit the Bronx Zoo, the largest metropolitan zoo in the United States. There are 265 acres to tour at your leisure and more than 4,000 animals!
Don’t miss the New York Botanical Garden, a world-renowned municipal garden founded in 1891, it’s a great place to finish up an exciting day of visiting the zoo. Take time to smell the roses and all of the other wonderful plants that grow in this century-old natural environment.
Welcome to the ‘Big Apple’
The electrifying atmosphere of Manhattan is just minutes away. A 35-minute train ride will take you to one of the world’s greatest cultural centers. You will be energized just standing in Manhattan where the world comes to experience America.
You will be dazzled by fabulous restaurants, Broadway plays, museums, shops of every kind and great diversity in this town where America’s melting pot began. Here you will taste some of the most authentic ethnic food available in the country. You can see some of the most talented actors and actresses perform live, and actually absorb the history of America in the world’s greatest museums.
This global financial hub offers an inside look at one of the most important business centers in the world. Visit Wall Street and take time to stop at Ground Zero to reflect on the events of Sept. 11, 2001.
The Statue of Liberty, Empire State Building, Lincoln Center, and Rockefeller Center are all must-see attractions. Don’t forget to visit Radio City while you’re there. You’re sure to enjoy ethnic neighborhoods like China Town and New York City’s own Little Italy.
When you buy a home in a convenient New York suburb, you’ll have access to all of these attractions and many, many more.
Professional Spectator Sports
If you’re a pro sports fan, you will find heaven in and around Manhattan with a variety of world-class venues and some of the country’s favorite teams.
New York Yankees, Yankee Stadium
New York Mets, Citi Field
New York Knicks, Madison Square Garden
New York Nets, Prudential Center, Newark, NJ
New York Rangers, Madison Square Garden
New York Islanders, Nassau Coliseum on Long Island
New Jersey Devils, Prudential Center in Newark, NY
US Open, USTA, National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Horse Racing and Shows, Meadowlands Sports Complex and Izod Center
New York Red Bulls, Red Bull Arena, Harrison, NJ
PGA and famed U.S. Open events are held at many Westchester County private and public golf courses.
Great Access to Popular Recreation
Skiers will find travel to some of the region’s best ski resorts a very convenient commute.
The historic Hudson River, large lakes, and the Long Island Sound provide many opportunities for boating, small watercraft, fishing, and other water recreation.