There is a reason why so many families and individuals have moved to the Hudson Heights area in recent years. The number of places to go and things to do is almost endless.
THE CLOISTERS MUSEUM & GARDENS
The Cloisters is a branch of the Metropolitan Museum of Art that houses art and architecture from medieval Europe. It is located within Fort Tryon Park.
THE LITTLE RED LIGHTHOUSE
The iconic landmark was moved to its current resting place, on the Manhattan shore line underneath the George Washington Bridge in 1921. It was operational until 1947. Tours available.
THE BRONX ZOO AND NEW YORK BOTANICAL GARDEN
DYCKMAN FARMHOUSE MUSEUM
Manhattan's only remaining farmhouse is on Broadway and 204th Street. The Dutch Colonial-style farmhouse was built around 1784 and was recently restored.
ACROSS THE GEORGE WASHINGTON BRIDGE
Cycle from Hudson Heights across the GWB into New Jersey and enjoy miles of bike paths running alongside the Hudson River. For a fascinating walk, stroll across the bridge, turn left and visit the Fort Lee Historic Park complete with an American Revolution museum and canons for the kids to sit on.