The Nyacks are the consummate choice for those seeking smalltown charm combined with an urbane spirit. Located just 20 minutes north of the George Washington Bridge, a mile from the NYS Thruway and two miles from the Tappan Zee Bridge, these historic villages are a treasure. Nyack’s historic downtown captures the essence of the Nyacks with charming shops, antique stores and fine dining all conveniently located just minutes from Riverton. The charming and diverse village center hosts festivals, street fairs, and a bountiful farmers’ market.
Nyack also is home to Riverspace. This exciting and growing arts organization is a vital cultural center. Riverspace stimulates and engages its audiences with innovative and educational programs representing the diverse cultures, styles and influences of the region by presenting outstanding theater, dance, film and musical performances.
Major shopping is nearby. The Palisades Center mall, 10 minutes from Riverton, includes Lord & Taylor, Macy’s and is the home to a large multiplex and Imax theater. Twenty minutes east is downtown White Plains, home of The Westchester with Nordstrom and Neiman Marcus and one block from Fortunoff, Whole Foods and Bloomingdales.
Outdoors, Nyack has much to offer. On the river, Memorial Park offers a children’s playground, tennis courts and a new butterfly garden. Canoes and kayaks launch from its shore line and in the warmer months, it is host to many concerts, festivals and outdoor movies. Nearby Hook Mountain State Park offers 676 acres of hiking and biking while hawks soar effortlessly above.
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Nyack, N.Y. was selected in The Budget Travel's fifth-annual celebration of hometown escapes across the USA. Read more here: http://nyack-ny.gov/