Has COVID-19 got you down? Why not try some of these ideas from the Westchester Tourism Bureau!
FOR THE ART LOVER
- Along the recently opened Mario M. Cuomo Bridge Path pedestrians will find some of the most unique public art displays in the county. Reflecting a partnership with Arts Westchester and the Arts Council of Rockland, the path includes five sculptures, four bespoke bicycle racks and a mural, all by New York artists.
FOR THE PHOTOGRAPHY BUFF
- The Wolf Conservation Center in South Salem allows visitors to learn more about the resident wolves while taking photos of them from vantage points not generally available during regular visits during the center’s Sunday Sunset Photo Sessions.
- Shape up photography skills with a photoshoot at the Armour-Stiner House, also known as the “Octagon House” in Irvington. This charming, one-of-a-kind shaped house is a great spot for exploring varied angles.
- One of the most iconic spots in Westchester, the Tarrytown Lighthouse is an exceptional spot for photography buffs. With the Mario M. Cuomo Bridge positioned right nearby, skilled photographers visit from all over to capture this enchanting scene.
FOR THE OUTDOOR EXPLORER
- Hike at Kensico Dam Plaza in Valhalla. The Park includes a 300 foot high and 1,830 foot long dam which forms theKensico Reservoir, and the natural beauty of the region is even more impressive with a few layers of pristine white snow, should weather cooperate.
- For cross-country and snowshoeing, both Ward Pound Ridge Reservation in Pound Ridge and Teatown Lake Reservation in Ossining have miles of trails and varied terrain.
- Grab a sled or tube and head to Maple Moor County Golf Course in White Plains for an excellent variety of slopes and easy parking.