Best Day Trips from Nyc by TrainThe best day trips from Nyc by train
NYC's 6 best day trips from Grand Central " CBS New York
Regular departures from Grand Central take you to small cities, great arts, well-kept backyards with breathtaking vistas and even an deserted chateau in the heart of the Hudson River. Schedule one of these trips from Grand Central this week-end. Enjoy the view of the Hudson River from Denning's Point or take a walk to Mount Beacon.
When you' re a Dutchess Stadium ball aficionado, you should go to see the Hudson Valley Renegades, a small division baller. As this enchanting city is less than two hour's train ride away, you should visit it this autumn while the wheather is still good.
Dia:Beacon shows a large, site-specific collection of modern artworks on 30 hectares along the Hudson River. You will be taken on a guide through the building, where four generation of Rockefellers once used to live, from the cellar bowl court and the corridors of Alexander Calder, Pablo Picasso and Henry Moore to horse-drawn coaches and vintage coaches.
The best time to enjoy it is on the 50-minute train ride in autumn, when the Hudson Valley has turned into ochre, chestnut-bronze, gourd and gourd. Connecticut Enterprise, about two inches from Grand Central, features all types of gambling in three different casino locations, as well as several online and online casino sites.
Contrary to most backyards, Wave Hill takes the visitor off the dirt roads and walks onto the grass and forests of this 28 acre Bronx property overlooking the Hudson River and the New Jersey Palisades rocks. There is a free bus service to the nearest Metro-North Riverdale Station (about 30 min from Grand Central).
Bannerman Castle, a Scotish armoury and a house from the early 20 th century, is located in the centre of the Hudson River. On the 90-minute train to Beacon, then a ferry to Polepel Island for one of the week-end itineraries. In any case, if you are an architectural lover, you will want to take the 75-minute train journey to The Glass House.
Guided visits are possible from May to November. Catch a beer at Bridge View Tavern and enjoy the view of the Hudson River at sunset. The train back to the town is less than an hours drive, so take your free day to explore this picturesque town.
Scenic vistas as you head to New Haven, CT, just two hrs from Manhattan. Yes, the renowned Yale Univeristy is located here, but there is also a lot to do in this academic centre where no graduates are involved. The Connecticut Children's Museum, New Haven Green Historical Reserve and a Taste of New Haven Meal Tours offer some of the best dishes in Connecticut.
You can always see which exhibition is currently on view at the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History or the Yale University Art Gallery. In the carousel at Lighthouse Point Park you can again be like a child - come on, we know you want a lift.