If you'd like to take a scenic drive, one you may want to consider is the route that finishes at The United States Military Academy at West Point. The surrounding Hudson Valley is replete with things to see and do. The village of Tarrytown boasts numerous historic sites and antique shops. Tarrytown is the home of Washington Irving, author of "Rip Van Winkle and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow." Nearby Kykuit has been home to four generations of Rockefellers in Pocantico Hills. Other properties of Historic Hudson Valley (Link to Historic Hudson Valley here) include 18th Century Philipsburg Manor and the Union Church of Pocantico Hills with stained-glass windows by Marc Chagall and Henri Matisse. Lyndhurst, a National Trust Historic Site, is in Tarrytown.
For shoppers, there are numerous places to go
including "The Westchester," an elegant mall which
houses Neiman-Marcus, Nordstrom's, Tiffany & Co.
and many more. Opportunities for antiquing around
and nearby restaurants serve a variety of cuisines.