Lifelong Westchester resident Vanessa Williams shares her Favorite Escapes, showing off the pastoral beauty that makes Westchester so lovely in the Spring. Work up an appetite with a long walk through the Pocantico Hills, a farm market visit and a horseback riding adventure. Satisfy your hunger with a delicious breakfast, an outdoor lunch and a farm-to-table dinner.

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Blue Hill at Stone Barns
Blue Hill
Vanessa recommends the “exquisite organic experience” of this Hudson Valley hotspot. Tour the four-season farm and savor an evening of fresh, elegant dining – the perfect finale for your fall getaway.

 630 Bedford Road | Tarrytown, NY 10591 | T: (914) 366-9600
Daisy Hill Farms
Daisy Hill Farms
This nostalgic farmstand features “great produce” and homemade baked goods in the heart of beautiful Bedford, NY. Kids will love the friendly animals, including sheep, pigs, chickens and rabbits.

214 West Patent Road | Bedford, NY 10549
Fox Hill Farms
Fox Hill Farms
Walk, trot or canter your way through Westchester on horseback. Learn to ride in the ring, then explore the nearby bridle paths. Says Vanessa: “My kids took riding lessons there for years and so did I!”

  204 Old Sleepy Hollow Road | Pleasantville, NY 10570 | T: (914) 769-9813
King Street Restaurant and Bar
King Street Restaurant & Bar
Head to this bustling eatery for breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner. Vanessa is “obsessed with their savory waffle topped with salmon, poached eggs & hollandaise sauce with a side salad.”

76 King Street | Chappaqua, NY 10514 | T: (914) 238-9600
Kykuit: The Rockefeller Estate
Enjoy the terraced gardens, Hudson Valley scenery and Gov. Nelson A. Rockefeller’s 20th century art collection on Vanessa’s recommended autumn stroll in the Pocantico Hills.

381 North Broadway | Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591 | T: (914) 631-3992
Le Jardin du Roi
Le Jardin du Roi
Get cozy inside this charming bistro, or enjoy the crisp air outside on the popular patio. The “delicious French menu” makes this one of Vanessa’s go-to Sunday brunch spots.

95 King Street | Chappaqua, NY 10514 | T: (914) 238-1368
Where to Stay
Westchester County offers a wide variety of hotels. Whether you are newlyweds looking for a bit of romance, a family of four watching your budget, or a business traveller requiring a business center, we're sure one of our hotels will accommodate your needs.
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