Nestled along the Hudson River, the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Peekskill is conveniently located about ten minutes from the Bear Mountain Bridge, which joins the far northwest corner of Westchester County to southeast Orange County and sits across the river from historic West Point.
Recognized as one of National Geographic Traveler’s Top 20 must-see places on its “Best of the World” list and only about an hour and a half drive from New York City, the Hudson Valley has everything from sweeping rivers and majestic valleys, to quiet farms and quaint little towns.
Take an afternoon drive up Route 9 to Hyde Park and visit the historic Culinary Institute of America. Stroll the beautiful grounds and grab a cup of coffee and a pastry from the Apple Pie Bakery Café. Just up the road are the historic homes of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, where mansion tours are offered daily. Located across the Hudson River in Orange County, spend the day exploring the beautiful Shawangunk Mountains at Minnewaska State Park. While you’re there, take a stroll down famous Main Street in New Paltz and check out the sights of Cold Spring’s dining and antique shopping. The Hudson Valley is also home to the grooviest event site in music history; Wookstock, which has been conceived as “Three Days of Peace and Music”. This little town flows with an abundance of shops and restaurants to suite any taste.
The Shakespeare Festival is also a Peekskill favorite celebrated each in year Spring.