Blaze at Van Cortland Manor

Halloween in Sleepy Hollow Country…Careful you don’t lose your head!

Looking for a full immersion Halloween experience? Look no further than your historic Sleepy Hollow Country, made famous by Washington Irving in his classic tale, “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.” Read more »
Philipsburg Manor: The Siege of Sleepy Hollow

Avast ye maties! Get thee to Philipsburg Manor for “Pirates of the Hudson: The Siege of Sleepy Hollow”

Gangs of blackbeards and beauties will be swashbuckling their way though Sleepy Hollow this summer as Historic Hudson Valley expands to seven days from three its popular, family-friendly event called […] Read more »

America’s “Grandest Mansion”’ is Right Down the Block

Budget Travel Online recently named Kykuit, the six-story stone house and rolling hilltop estate that served as home to four generations of Rockefellers, as #1 on its list of “America’s […] Read more »
Rip Van Winkle Performance

This ‘Rip Van Winkle’ Performance is Anything but a Snooze

Washington Irving gave us the tale of Rip Van Winkle nearly 200 years ago, and the bearded, 20-year nap-taking Catskill native has been an icon ever since. Now, master storyteller […] Read more »
Young visitors peer in to see newborn lambs and sheep.

Baa Times Two: By Popular Demand, ‘Sheep-to-Shawl Festival’ at Philipsburg Manor Expands to Two Weekends

The public bayed, the sheep “baa”-ed, and Historic Hudson Valley listened. Read more »
Kayak test drives, part of the fun at Aug. 7 River Day

Summer Fun on Tap at Van Cortlandt Manor’s River Day

Looking for an affordable way to test drive a kayak, visit an historic site, and spend some time outdoors? Bring the kids to River Day at Van Cortlandt Manor on […] Read more »
Pirates of the Hudson; The Siege opf Sleepy Hollow

Aaargh! It’s a Pirates Life for Thee at Philipsburg Manor this Fourth of July Weekend

Gangs of blackbeards and beauties will be swashbuckling their way though Sleepy Hollow this Fourth of July weekend as Historic Hudson Valley launches a brand-new family friendly event called “Pirates […] Read more »
Kykuit

Season Opens Soon at Kykuit, Westchester’s ‘Must-Do’ Attraction

Kykuit, the six-story stone house and rolling hilltop estate that served as home to four generations of Rockefellers, opens to visitors for the season on Saturday, May 7. The Kykuit […] Read more »
The honorees: Elinor and Charles Urstadt, photo by Matt Gillis

Historic Hudson Valley honors Elinor and Charles Urstadt with Founder’s Award

Historic Hudson Valley recently honored Elinor and Charles Urstadt with the 2010 John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Founder’s Award. Mark Rockefeller, chairman of the executive committee of Historic Hudson Valley’s Board […] Read more »
Historic Hudson Valley - Horseman's Hollow

Heads Will Roll at Horseman’s Hollow Frightfest

Sleepy Hollow will be seriously earning its reputation as the country’s premiere haunted destination this fall, thanks in large part to Horseman’s Hollow, a brand-new scarefest at Philipsburg Manor, right […] Read more »