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If you’re planning a trip to New York City during Golden Week, consider spending a day or two “upstate,” in suburban Rockland County. With a variety of historic, outdoors, shopping and family-friendly attractions, you can find activities to interest everyone in your family or travel group. Here are five recommendations to get you started:


Stony Point Battlefield

Take a walk through history at the location of the Battle of Stony Point, one of the last Revolutionary War battles. Enjoy a scenic view of the Hudson River during the peak times of fall foliage with a beautiful backdrop of the mountains. Don’t forget to visit the museum that offers exhibits on the Battle of Stony Point and the Stony Point Lighthouse. https://parks.ny.gov/historic-sites/8/details.aspx

 

Tallman Mountain State Park
Tallman Mountain overlooks the Hudson and Piermont Marsh. What better way to enjoy a crisp fall day than by taking a hike and enjoying some nice views? The park also offers a running track, tennis courts, playfield, cross country skiing, a walking trail, hiking and picnic areas. https://parks.ny.gov/parks/119/details.aspx


The Shops at Nanuet

Want to enjoy shopping during your visit? The Shops at Nanuet is a premier outdoor shopping center with a variety of retailers including: Coach, Michael Kors, Ann Taylor, Lululemon Athletica, Apple, Banana Republic, J.Crew and many more. http://www.simon.com/mall/the-shops-at-nanuet

Torne Valley Vineyards
Torne Valley, located in Hillburn, offers all-day wine tasting on Saturdays and Sundays with live music in the on-site café. Enjoy trying a variety of red and white wines including: Chardonnay, Cabernet and Riesling. The historic estate opened to the public in 2011 to offer an elegant experience to its visitors. http://www.tornevalleyvineyards.com/

 

8 North Broadway
Stop by for a fresh-Mediterranean dining experience at 8 North Broadway in Nyack that offers a seasonal menu inspired by locally sourced food. Enjoy your meal with glass of wine or cocktail. http://www.8northbroadway.com/

Ready to plan the rest of your stay? Check out our themed itineraries here.