Nothing says fall quite like apple picking. It’s a perfect autumnal activity the whole family can enjoy. This itinerary offers a few things you might want to do before and after your journey to the orchard. From a Parisian brunch to the perfect spot for a picnic, this Favorite Escape is a guide to the beauty of Westchester.
- Harbor Island Park
Often described as the "Jewel of Mamaroneck," this park is located in one of the loveliest protected harbors on the Long Island Sound. The park sprawls over 44 acres and access to the Long Island Sound make it an ideal spot for fall picnics.
Mamaroneck, NY 10543
- Harvest Moon Farm & Orchard
Nothing says fall escape quite like apple picking. A family owned and operated business; they carry a variety of local honey, fresh fruits and vegetables, our own farm fresh eggs, local dairy products, their own grass-fed beef, maple syrup, cider doughnuts, fresh baked pies, homemade fudge and Green Mountain Coffee. The apples are early this year, so don’t miss out!www.harvestmoonfarmandorchard.com
130 Hardscrabble Road | North Salem, NY 10560 | T: (914) 485-1210
- Music Conservatory of Westchester
Founded in 1929, this not-for-profit Conservatory hosts 900 students a year in its White Plains facility, and serves over two thousand more in public school and community outreach programs. Check their calendar of events ahead of your visit to see concerts from students of all ages and skill levels.www.musicconservatory.org
216 Central Avenue| White Plains, NY 10606 | T: (914) 761-3900
- Westchester Marriott
Weekend guests can’t do much better than this centrally located hotel. It sports a brand new lobby, completely renovated meeting space, and high speed internet. Guests can relax in the indoor swimming pool or dine in one of the two restaurants before heading out to explore the rest of what Westchester has to offer.www.westchestermarriott.com
670 White Plains Road | Tarrytown, NY 10591 | T: (914) 631-2200