Tarrytown Places

TripWhat's travel guide to Tarrytown; our list of the best things to see, including Third Friday, Lyndhurst and Lyndhurst.
  • On that evening there are special events in the village, some restaurants offer bargains, there's usually music in the streets, and galleries and other businesses are open late. Participating businesses are on Main Street and the adjacent sections of Broadway.
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  • Lyndhurst


    635 South Broadway, Tarrytown
    Grounds Fee & Tour Fee. "America's most famous Gothic Revival Mansion", formerly home of railroad tycoon Jay Gould. The gothic exterior has been used in vampire movies like "House of Dark Shadows", 1970. This National Historic Landmark has 67 acres of grounds and walking trails that are open to the public every day from dawn until dusk. House tours are available Spring through Fall. The schedule varies so see website for details.
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  • Lyndhurst

    635 S Broadway
    A Gothic-styled mansion, formerly home of railroad baron Jay Gould. Lyndhurst is now a property of the National Historic Trust. Mansion: adults $10, seniors $9, students 12-17 with adult $4, children under 12 with adult free. Grounds only: $4. Mid-April through October, T-Su and holiday Mondays, 10AM-5PM. November through mid-April, Sa and Su only, 10AM-4PM. Lyndhurst is often decked out for holidays with themed events like a Victorian Halloween and Fairytale Christmas. The grounds are also host to special events: antique, garden, craft (usually spring and fall), kennel club, and automobile shows.
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  • Boo Fest

    at Lyndhurst
    The gothic mansion hosts a family-oriented Victorian Halloween. On the grounds, find activities based on 19th century Halloween parties. The tour of the mansion itself is sprinkled with interactive characters from the past.
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  • Tours of the Old Dutch Burying Ground

    Free tours of the church on Saturdays and Sundays
    The church and its 2-acre burying ground appear in Washington Irving’s The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.
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  • Washington Irving, Andrew Carnegie, Walter Chrysler, William Rockefeller, and Elizabeth Arden

    540 N Broadway
    The style of architecture ranges from Victorian rural at the cemetery's south end to grand neo-classical mausoleums at the north end. Free maps are available in literature boxes at the cemetery office and at the the cemetery's south gate. Gates open M-F 8AM-4:30PM, Sa-Su 8:30AM-4:30PM.
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  • Union Church of Pocantico Hills

    555 Bedford Rd
    Open April to December, weekdays 11AM-5PM, Sa 10AM-5PM, Su 2PM-5PM, closed Tu. The stained glass windows by Henri Matisse and Marc Chagall were commissioned by members of the Rockefeller family. The rose window was the last work by Matisse before his death. Self guided and guided tours. Adults and children $5.
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  • Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture

    formerly part of the Rockefeller estate
  • Legend Weekend

    at Sunnyside
    Family fun at the home of Washington Irving, author of "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" and "Rip van Winkle". Puppet shows, games for children, 19th century magic shows, reading of stories by Irving. Daytime programs (10AM-4PM, last admission 3PM): adults $10, children 5-17 $6, children under 5 free.
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  • Annual Halloween Parade

    Route 9
  • Scenic Hudson Park

    Bridge St
    Bridge St is located on the west side of the railroad tracks, accessible off Main St. The park offers access to the majestic Hudson River. Launch your kayak or canoe from the south end.
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  • Philipsburg Manor Gift Shop

    381 N Broadway
    Most extensive line of Sleepy Hollow and Headless Horseman souvenirs in the village.
  • Old Dutch Church and Burying Ground

    430 N Broadway
    The church has been in continuous use since around 1690, except for a few years during the American Revolution. Free guided tours of the burying ground from Memorial Day Weekend through the end of October, Sundays at 2PM. Self-guided tour book Tales of the Old Dutch Burying Ground [20] is sold at the Philipsburg Manor museum shop. This is the spot where Ichabod Crane sought sanctuary from the Headless Horseman. If you happen to be here after dark, keep in mind that "...the Headless Horseman... it was said, tethered his horse nightly among the graves in the churchyard." Park inside adjacent Sleepy Hollow Cemetery.
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  • Visitor Center

    1 Neperan Rd
    11 am till 5 pm M-F. Maps and Tourist Information Available
  • Haunted Hayride

    Village of Sleepy Hollow
  • Horseman's Hollow

    at Philipsburg Manor
    Historic Dutch manor and mill are transformed into a spooky landscape.
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  • Andre Captor’s Monument

    N Broadway
    Revolutionary War site. A monument marks the spot where 3 Americans captured British spy John André, exposing Benedict Arnold's treasonous plot to turn over West Point to the British. Also the spot in "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" where Ichabod Crane first encounters the Headless Horseman.
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  • Visit Art Galleries

    in the heart of Tarrytown
    Tappan Z Gallery [12] features all American artists, many of whom are located in the Hudson Valley region.
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  • Philipsburg Manor Upper Mills

    381 N Broadway
    Historic Dutch manor and mill restored to its appearance in the late 17th/early 18th century. In "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow", Ichabod Crane saunters beside the manor's millpond with the "country damsels" of the neighborhood. April 1 to October 28 daily (closed Tu) 10AM-5PM, last tour at 4PM. October 29 to December 31 daily (closed Tu) 10AM-4PM, last tour at 3PM. March weekends only 10AM-4PM last tour at 3PM. Adults $10, senior (62 +) $9, children (5-17) $6. This is also the departure point for tours of Kykuit.
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  • Cellar 49 - A Tavern at the Mansion

    Cellar 49 - A Tavern at the Mansion

    49 East Sunnyside Lane
    Tarrytown House Estate & Conference Center is a proud member of the Destination Hotels & Resorts Meeting Collection, a distinctive collection of luxurious conference resorts and hotels.
  • Isabella Italian Bistro

    61 Main St
    The emphasis is on the entrées, but the pizzas are superb. Wine list.
  • Pete's Saloon & Restaurant

    8 Main St
    American style pub is a popular night spot.
  • Hollywood North Pizza

    109 Beekman Ave
  • Lollipop the Candy Shop

    53 Main St
    Old-school candy store.
  • Baskin-Robbins

    61-A North Broadway
    31 flavors of ice cream, of course.
  • Silver Tips Tea Room

    3 N Broadway
    M-Sa 11:30AM-6PM, Su 11:30AM-4:30PM. Local tea room has family ties to a tea estate in Darjeeling. Sandwiches, soups, wraps, and salads.
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