- Our list of the best things to do in New Paltz, New York, features the top 231 nearby activities — including 110 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- New Paltz, NY has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Museums & Galleries, Sights & Landmarks, and Entertainment & Shows.
- The results below include the top 20 things to do within the city of New Paltz, NY , followed by 211 popular activities in nearby cities, including Poughkeepsie, Kingston, Newburgh, Beacon, Saugerties, Hyde Park, Rhinebeck, Cold Spring, Woodstock, Fishkill, Marlboro, Millbrook, Ellenville, Middletown, Carmel, Garrison and Bolton Landing
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.
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.
96% 1598 votes
Downtown Pougkeepsie, Poughkeepsie, NY MoreLess Info
As a sightseeing destination, Walking Bridge Over Hudson River is a 212 foot tall bridge that offers panoramic views of the river below and opportunities to spot passing trains. The bridge is open to pedestrians, dogs, joggers, cyclists, and skaters.
33% 58 votes
35 Main St, Ste 411, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 MoreLess Info
At Mahoney's Irish Pub & Steakhouse, patrons can enjoy delicious food in a calm yet fun atmosphere surrounded by friendly, helpful staff. Menus are available for lunch, dinner, and special occasions.
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.
80% 5 votes
4389 Albany Post Road, Hyde Park, NY MoreLess Info
Housed in the former Eagle Engine and Rescue building, Hyde Park Historical Society Museum focuses on local history and displays donations from town citizens. It includes an exhibit from a US Army police battalion and offers local history books.
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.
- 1 votes
4178 Albany Post Road, Hyde Park, NY MoreLess Info
Hyde Park Roller Magic Skating Center is a family-run roller skating facility. Attractions include roller skating, in-line skating, dances, party hosting, a live DJ, roller derby, and various special events and fundraisers.