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The childhood home of the famous American artist is now a non-profit arts center, maintaining an archive of Hopper memorabilia and sponsoring notable community arts initiatives.
Take a guided tour of this historic house, located in the Highlands of Bergen County, and once home to Robert Erskine, who served as the army’s first geographer and Surveyor-General. George Washington made several visits to Ringwood Manor to consult Erskine during the American Revolution. The Manor now houses a museum (and if local lore is to be believed, it’s also home to a ghost or two!).
The HMSC is the Hudson Valley’s foremost center of Holocaust education; it offers exhibits, educational materials and activities, and a Speakers Bureau, where survivors and liberators can share their experiences with students and the general public.
Lovingly and carefully restored and maintained, these stunning estates—boasting varied architectural styles—are available to tour. They offer a window into the lives of the country’s aristocracy, including Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Vanderbilts.
Established over 200 years ago and overlooking the Hudson River, this world-famous academy is steeped in tradition. Army alumni include high-ranking officials in the military, the government, and other areas of service.
Few, if any, cities offer as many remarkable activities and attractions as New York. If you’re planning to visit the Big Apple, you may have trouble deciding where to begin.
Each neighborhood offers its own special vibe, from the sophistication of the storied Upper East Side to the trendy atmosphere of SoHo and the fascinating eclecticism of the West Village. No matter which area you visit, you’re truly spoiled for choice in terms of things to do and see. And the Residence Inn by Marriott, Orangeburg New York Rockland/Bergen puts the energy of New York City well within your reach; our extended stay hotel is a mere 12 miles away.
This hilly forest is a sanctuary for wildlife. Hikers and mountain bikers enjoy miles of challenging trails, many of which offer views of the New York City skyline. Birdwatchers are attracted to the forest for its ponds, streams and marshes, which provide the perfect habitat for birds and other wildlife species. The forest borders the Ramapo Mountain Reservation, which is part of the Bergen County Park System.
Campgaw Mountain offers a complex network of eight marked trails in a rather compact area; The flat trails at the base of Campgaw Mountain are ideal for those looking for a short, easy hike, and can be combined with those that lead to the viewpoint at the summit of the mountain for a longer, more challenging hike. Individual trails range from 0.3 to 3.0 miles; but nearly all are under a mile.
From its roots as a small community theater, the Bergen County Players has grown into a little theater with a big reputation for quality productions. As the Players marked its 80th anniversary during the 2012-13 season, the troupe celebrates its rich history, which includes musicals, comedy, drama and suspense. Robert Sean Leonard, Tony Award winner and star of Fox television’s hit drama House, And Broadway actress Beth Fowler, of Sweeney Todd, The Boy from Oz, and Beauty and the Beast, are some of the now famous faces that earlier in their careers graced the stage.
MetLife Stadium is the only stadium in the NFL to house two NFL teams, the 2012 Super Bowl Champion New York Giants and the New York Jets. On February 2nd, 2014, the stadium will host Super Bowl XLVIII, the first cold-weather, outdoor Super Bowl. In addition, MetLife Stadium hosts international soccer matches, major concerts, top-25 college football games, bowl games and many other unique events.
There’s no better place to play the ponies. Known as “The Big M,” Meadowlands features thoroughbred racing in the fall and harness racing the rest of the year. Located in East Rutherford’s Meadowlands Sports Complex, this racing and entertainment complex also features several bars, nightclubs and restaurants and an outdoor terrace beer garden.
Countless legendary moments in sports and entertainment have taken place at the IZOD Center. Today, the IZOD Center remains one of New Jersey’s leading concert and family show venues, hosting acts like Justin Timberlake, Cher and Disney on Ice.
Fort Lee Historic Park is where the Continental Army positioned its batteries over the Hudson in 1776. The grounds of the 33-arce Historic Park blend scenic beauty and American history. At the north end, two overlooks offer spectacular views of the George Washington Bridge, the Hudson River, and the skyline of upper Manhattan. In the southern portion, winding pathways lead past a reconstructed blockhouse to gun batteries and firing steps. Opposite the battery, authentically recreated eighteenth-century soldiers’ and officers’ huts, with a well, woodshed, and baking oven, serve as the focal point for interpretive programs.
During the American Revolution, General George Washington led his 2,000 troops across the bridge spanning the Hackensack River in a retreat from advancing British forces. Today, the site contains several colonial houses along with exhibits that tell the story of Washington’s retreat.
This Museum is dedicated to the preservation of the Garden State's distinguished, two-hundred-year aviation and space tradition. Marvel at historic aircraft, air and space artifacts, photographs, fine art, and an extensive model collection. The museum’s vast library has more than 2,500 aviation-related volumes and hundreds of videotapes.
The Westchester Mall is the ultimate shopping experience. With brilliant sky lighting, marble and carpeted floors, commissioned sculptures and unrivalled customer service, Westchester Mall brings the upscale attitude and ambiance of 5th and Madison Avenues out to the ’burbs. Stores include Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus, Crate & Barrel, Tiffany, Burberry, Rebecca Taylor and both Microsoft and Apple. While shopping, enjoy lunch or dinner at P.F. Chang’s China Bistro or restaurants in Neiman Marcus or Nordstrom.
This is the place to go for legendary brands, an abundant selection and real savings. Save big at stores like Ann Taylor, Armani, Balenciaga, Banana Republic, Burberry, Chloe, Coach, Dior, Dolce & Gabbana, Gucci, Last Call by Neiman Marcus, Michael Kors, Polo Ralph Lauren, Prada, Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th, Tom Ford, Tommy Hilfiger and more.
This beautiful open-air center will provide visitors with a vibrant shopping environment with the very best in retail, exceptional dining and exciting entertainment. Among its 50 stores, you’ll find Coach, lululemon athletica, Michael Kors, J. Crew, Vera Bradley, J. Jill, Sur La Table, Jos. A. Bank, Brighton Collectibles, Soma Intimates, Lovesac, LUSH Fresh Handmade Cosmetics and more. Recreation and entertainment includes Regal Cinemas and 24-Hour Fitness.
Being able to say you’ve been to the eighth largest shopping mall in the United States is reason enough to visit this retail behemoth. With countless opportunities to shop, dine and entertain, you won’t leave disappointed. The mall is home to 250 stores, including Best Buy, Bed, Bath & Beyond, Home Depot, Macy’s, J.C. Penney, and more. Kid-friendly attractions include an ice rink, a 21-screen AMC Theatres, an IMAX theater and Palisades Climb Adventure, a five-level, 85-foot climbing obstacle course created by WonderWorks.
The Residence Inn by Marriott, Orangeburg New York Rockland/Bergen lies in Rockland County, in the heart of New York’s scenic Lower Hudson Valley—a vacation destination featuring spectacular mountain vistas, historic farms and homes, wine trails, shopping, outdoor recreation and much more.
Whether you’re visiting the area for business or pleasure, there is so much to see and experience. Within a short drive or train ride from the hotel, you’ll find the dazzling attractions of New York City, the beautiful campus of the United States Military Academy West Point, American Revolution battlegrounds and landmarks, and the 8th largest mall and entertainment destination in the country. You won’t want to miss charming towns like Nyack and Nanuet, where you’ll find antique shops and eclectic boutiques, museums, art galleries, and splendid restaurants serving up delicious farm-to-table cuisine.