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The Ideal Hotel Close to New York City Attractions

Whether you want to stay close to the hotel for a quiet day in downtown Yonkers or venture into midtown Manhattan for dining, entertainment, and sightseeing, the Yonkers Hampton Inn is the ideal base location for things to do in New York City and area tourist attractions. Our luxury hotel near New York City is perfectly located for tourists and business travelers alike.

We’re less than 20 miles from Times Square, and the non-stop train will take you right into Manhattan.

Whatever your plans, you’ll find plenty of fun and entertaining places to visit with activities for everyone in your group.

Here are a few of our favorite things to do and attractions to help you plan your visit.

New York City

  • The Statue of Liberty
  • The Empire State Building
  • Times Square, the Rockettes
  • Broadway, and so much more

Plan several days to see all that you want to see.

Yankee Stadium

If you like baseball, the 2009 World Series Champion New York Yankees are just a short journey from the hotel at One East 161st Street, Bronx, NY 10451.

New York Botanical Gardens

Visit this National Historic Landmark and discover the beautiful landscape and extensive gardens that are the pride of New York. There’s a Children’s Adventure Garden and more for everyone to enjoy. Plan to visit during the holidays for special events.

Yonkers Raceway and Empire Casino

Just 3 miles from our hotel, you’ll find 5,300 slots, video poker, progressives, and Keno. Enjoy live entertainment, year-round racing, a restaurant, food court, and bars. Open 10 a.m. - 2 a.m.

Hudson River Museum

Year-round activities include the planetarium, lectures, performances by dancers, musicians, and storytellers, speakers, gallery tours, and special exhibits.

Dunwoodie Golf Course

Located at the top of Dunwoodie Heights in the center of the City of Yonkers, Dunwoodie Golf Course utilizes natural topography to create a challenging game. If you don’t have time for a full round, try out the practice greens or driving range, which is lighted for night play.

Hastings On Hudson

Explore the scenic and historic village of Hastings on Hudson. Check for seasonal activities.

Kykuit, the Rockefeller Estates

Take a tour of this historic landmark that was once home to four generations of Rockefellers. Known for its architecture, gardens, history, art, and gorgeous scenery, your visit will leave you inspired.

Sunnyside

Experience authentic mid-19th century life when you tour Washington Irving’s riverside home. Best known for his story The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, Irving’s idyllic home is a little bit of paradise on a sunny afternoon.

Philipsburg Manor

Step back in time to 1750 and experience life on a farm run by a family of Anglo-Dutch merchants. See how a working gristmill operates, tour the 300-year-old manor house, shell some beans or carry a pail of water. You’ll see first-hand how people lived before our country was a country. Info:

Van Cortlandt Manor

Here you’ll experience the domestic life of a patriot family living in the years just after the American Revolution. Try your hand at brick making, open-hearth cooking, spinning, and blacksmithing. See period furniture and how meals were prepared in the 18th century.

Quadricentennial

Celebrate the 400th anniversary of the Hudson River Valley region’s European founding by Dutch explorer Henry Hudson. Learn about Dutch heritage and participate in special events along the Hudson River and throughout the valley.

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