- Our list of the best things to do in Hyde Park, New York, features the top 244 nearby activities — including 115 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Hyde Park, NY has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Museums & Galleries, Outdoor Places, Entertainment & Shows, and Sights & Landmarks.
- The results below include the top 18 things to do within the city of Hyde Park, NY , followed by 226 popular activities in nearby cities, including Poughkeepsie, Kingston, Newburgh, Saugerties, New Paltz, Beacon, Cold Spring, Rhinebeck, Woodstock, Kent, Fishkill, Marlboro, Millbrook, Carmel, Sharon, Bolton Landing and Garrison
97% 977 votes
4097 Albany Post Road, Hyde Park, NY 12538 MoreLess Info
The permanent collection at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library & Museum features artifacts which are connected to the life of the president and his wife, as well as other artifacts which reflect the political, cultural, and social life between 1930 and 1940.
94% 807 votes
4097 Albany Post Rd, Hyde Park, NY 12538 MoreLess Info
Still looking like when it was first built, in 1826, the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Home is the place where the first US Presidential Library was started, and features stables, ice houses, trails and paths, and the Rose Garden where the president and his wife found their final resting place.
Those wishing to learn how to mix the ingredients as if they were master chefs can always go to the Culinary Institute of America. In here they can find several programs, such as the boot camps, which combine vacations with the culinary art.
The only National Historic Site dedicated to a First Lady, the Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site covers 180 acres and features the Val-Kill Cottage, as well as the Stone Cottage and the 2 story building which housed Val-Kill Industries. In here are also gardens, trails, and ponds.
92% 759 votes
519 Albany Post Road, Hyde Park, NY MoreLess Info
The Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site covers 211 acres and showcases houses built by the wealthiest men from the golden age. The main attraction is the Vanderbilt Mansion, which has 54 rooms and was designed by the McKim, Mead & White Company.
The Hyde Park Drive In Theater is one of the last drive-ins. The theater has converted to digital movie projection to show the latest movies. The box office accepts cash only, however, the concession stand accepts Visa and Mastercard.
Built by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt as a retreat from the responsibilities of public life, Top Cottage - Home Of Franklin D Roosevelt was designed in the Dutch Colonial architectural style. It is open for tours.