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Frequently Asked Questions

I am planning a visit to the Peekskill, New York area next weekend and I would like to know what outdoor activities are available to enjoy.

A weekend in Peekskill, New York can be loaded with fun and energizing outdoor diversions. Peekskill has acres of historic site preservation to explore. If you feel like venturing across the Hudson River, Bear Mountain State Park is a great place to hike and examine the local flora. Hudson River itself offers great kayaking and what a view! Joggers in Peekskill love to lap around Camp Field Reservoir, just north of the city. If you're really ambitious, Chicory Meadow Farm in nearby Cortlandt Manor has stables. Giddy up!

My girlfriend and I are coming up from Manhattan for a romantic weekend upstate. How can we spend a relaxing and special day?

The growing artist district in Peekskill, New York is a great way to spend an afternoon culturally ambling. Try one of the many cozy coffee houses in Peekskill for a quiet conversation. Later, a nice Peekskill restaurant to try is the Cortlandt Colonial Restaurant and Ballroom for a touch of history and dancing. After dinner, you two could catch a movie at the Peekskill Paramount Theatre and then cozy in at the Peekskill Inn.

How do I travel by train to the city?

The city of Peekskill attracts many tourists both ways because of its convenient Metro-North train station. Catch this Hudson Line at 300 Hudson Avenue and only 40 miles, you will reach Grand Central Station in Manhattan. Pick up a train schedule to plan your trip. The rest is easy-you simply sit back and enjoy the scenery and the good company of fellow travelers.

I am a resident of Peekskill, New York and would like to plan a simple garden party for my friend's 30th birthday this May. Do you have any suggestions to make the party special?

Peekskill of all New York cities knows how to entertain! Start by calling a Peekskill caterer to furnish the event with fun hors d'oeuvres and festive dishes. Many Peekskill restaurants cater as well or offer take-out so try Avanti Restaurant and Pizzeria for some casual dining. For a present, you can even buy her a generous gift certificate at a Peekskill restaurant. Any garden party needs flowers, so call a Peekskill florist to pepper your party with class and beauty. To really take the birthday up a notch, call a limousine service in Peekskill and roll your friend to the party with style and confidence. After all, thirty is the new twenty!

I am a New York dentist who is thinking of relocating my family from Manhattan to Peekskill, New York? Do you recommend this city for raising a family and settling down?

Absolutely! For starters, the Peekskill City School District has always been great at tying together students of Peekskill High School and Peekskill Middle School, instructors and parents into a close-knit communicative community. In addition, there are so many Peekskill New York real estate options on the market now, from cozy and affordable Peekskill apartments to commodious homes. A Peekskill hospital, the Hudson Valley Hospital Center, is close by to cater to any health concerns. To top all that off, the city of Peekskill is studded with delicious restaurants and unique shops. What more could a growing family ask for?