Econo Lodge Near Stewart International Airport
310 Windsor Hwy.
New Windsor, NY 12550
Phone: (845) 561-6620
Fax: (845) 561-3016
Arts & Museums
The renowned and distinguished Edmonston House was constructed in 1755 by William Edmonston. Boasting of a great history, it served as a headquarters in Revolutionary War. In the light of the present day, the significant house functions as a museum and also features in the National Register of Historic Places.
The Sands Ring Homestead Museum is a monumental museum site in the Orange County in New York. It was constructed by Nathaniel Sands in 1760, and is a perfect example of a typical Dutch colonial house. Now, converted into a homestead museum it is incorporated in the National Register of Historic Places. This house museum features a store, an ancient kitchen and other aspects that take you back to the bygone era. For tour appointment, event updates and other details, check website.
One of the most-visited sculpture parks in the world, Storm King Art Center attracts visitors with its beautiful green trees and tranquil surroundings. You'll find over 100 sculptures on display here by world-famous artists. Pieces here span a vast time period and include works from World War II and contemporary art. Each piece has a story: some were built on site and others were given to the art center. Temporary exhibitions keep things fresh, displaying pieces loaned out from other museums. Events held here include themed walks, concerts, walking tours, and poetry sessions.
A photographic gallery with a difference, Fovea exhibits work by photojournalists with an aim to educate. Rotating exhibits cover numerous thought-provoking topics and feature works by some of the best photojournalists in the business. Popular exhibitions in the past include Nights of 9/11 featuring a collection of photographs from Ground Zero and Japan Now featuring images detailing the effects of the Japanese earthquakes. Besides exhibitions, the gallery also hosts numerous educational events, film screenings, tours and artist talks. Check website for more.
With a definite focus on contemporary art not restricted to any particular medium, this gallery located centrally in the city, hosts an impressive array of exhibitions throughout the year. Some of the primary themes of art at Open Space include street art, graphic design and pop culture. Unconventional mediums of art and presentation methods are encouraged at the gallery. Besides the gallery, Open Space is also home to Sherbert, an art magazine and Thundercut, an art and design studio. Drop by for a refreshing perspective on contemporary art.
This historic property was once owned by Russel Wright, an industrial designer. Based on modern ideas of architectural designing, it is now transformed in to the Russel Wright Design Center that displays artifacts and other belongings of the Wright family.
The Jacob T. Walden Stone House is a historical home that is now home to the Walden Historical Society. This house museum is open to all visitors and hosts events on a regular basis.
The Hill-Hold Museum is housed in the Bull-Jackson House, that belonged to Thomas Bull, after whom Orange County's largest park is named. The house, made of stone and wooden flooring, was established in 1769. Thomas Bull was a successful farmer in the 1800s, and a tour of his home and farm will reflect his opulent lifestyle. The house still retains the original decor, with a warm fireplace, a magnificent chandelier and candle-lit ambiance. Various events conducted at the Hill-Hold Museum, makes the visit an entertaining one.
This 19th Century farm complex called the Locust Lawn is spread over 24 acres (9.7 hectares) of land and is situated at the banks of the Platekill Creek. The Jefferson mansion is said to be the center of attraction of the lawn. The site is accessible to the visitors through prior appointments. This place is registered on the National Historic Places in the year 1974.
Let your kids have some unique experience and a good time at the Mid Hudson Children's Museum. Opened in 1997, the museum propagates innovative learning through exhibits covering nature, history, science and more.
Huguenot Street is the site of a number of stone houses built in the late 17th Century by French Huguenots who settled there after escaping persecution in France. The settlers arrived in 1678 and lived on nearly 40,000 acres (16,187 hectares) of property purchased from the local Indian tribes. Today, you can tour the original stone houses or even sign yourself or the kids up for a two-week summer program about archeology and the arts.
The Peter DePew House is predominantly a historical property that also features in the National Register of Historic Places. Dating back to the Revolutionary War era, this house was owned by Isaac DePew. This Dutch sandstone home is now a part of the Orangetown Historical Museum & Archives. Check website for details.