Continue your cultural adventure!
In 2020, most of these businesses have stayed open, but their hours have changed. Call in advance or check their websites for more information.
Caramoor and its culturally rich surroundings make it easy to fill a day or weekend. Here are a few very worthwhile places to add to your explorations!
Drive From Caramoor: 2 minutes
Sitting on 59 acres, the home of statesman John Jay, first Chief Justice of the United States, resides just down the road from us. Take a tour, have a picnic, bring the dog, and enjoy this piece of history that we are so lucky to have in Katonah.
Address: 400 Jay Street (Route 22), Katonah, NY 10536
Hours: (May 1- October 15) Hourly, docent-led tours are available Wednesday through Sunday at 1:00pm, 2:00pm, 3:00pm, and 4:00pm.
A 25-minute, docent-led Highlights tour ($5) is on Saturdays at 10:00am, 10:30am, 11:00am, and 11:30am.
Admission: $7 Adults, $5 Seniors & Students, Free for Members/Children
Drive From Caramoor: 3 minutes
Only two miles from Caramoor, our friends at the Katonah Museum of Art present innovative exhibitions that explore ideas about art, culture and society, as well as education programs that promote the understanding and enjoyment of the visual arts. There’s something for the whole family to enjoy here!
Address: 134 Jay Street (Route 22), Katonah, NY 10536
Hours: Closed Monday, Tuesday through Saturday: 10:00am–5:00pm, Sunday: 12:00pm–5:00pm
Admission: $10 Adults, $5 Seniors & Students, Free for Members & Children (Under the Age of 12)
Drive from Caramoor: 6 minutes
Katonah’s picture-perfect downtown area offers charming family-owned shops and boutiques, delicious, and a beautiful backdrop for leisurely strolls. With all of this situated right next to the Katonah Metro-North train station, plus plenty of street parking, stopping by for a visit is convenient and effortless.
Drive from Caramoor: 12 minutes
Mianus River Gorge Preserve is an oasis of rich woodland and old-growth forest with hiking paths that are narrow and winding, well kept, yet rugged. Visitors have the experience of a remote wilderness in this National Natural History Landmark. Tip: Visit the website to learn what to expect and what’s expected on the trails.
Address: 167 Mianus River Rd, Bedford, NY 10506
Hours: Open to the public from April 1–November 30 from 8:30am to 5:00pm. Closed for the winter.
Drive from Caramoor: 9 minutes
Muscoot Farm is a kid-friendly combo of natural beauty and farm life. Take a peaceful walk on the hiking trails and meet over 50 farm animals while learning about early 20th-century farm practices. Enjoy season-specific events and workshops for all ages.
Address: 51 Route 100, Katonah, NY 10536
Drive from Caramoor: 12 minutes
This 234-acre Westchester County park offers beautiful collections of trees, plants, and flowers set among gardens and trails that are open year-round and free of charge. Take garden tours, attend free lectures and horticultural shows, and catch the antique shows on Memorial Day and Labor Day.
Address: 2610 Amawalk Road (Route 35), Katonah, NY 10536
Hours: 8:00am–4:00pm, seven days per week — Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years Day
Drive from Caramoor: 20 minutes
Occupying the gorgeous Rome Theater in Pleasantville, a Spanish mission-style building circa 1925, this nonprofit film house presents the best of independent, documentary, and world cinema, along with an exciting roster of special guests.
Tip: Always get to your screening early, since the intimate theaters often sell out; or buy in advance online like a real pro!
Address: 364 Manville Rd, Pleasantville, NY 10570
Dining In the Neighborhood
Caramoor is surrounded by a variety of dining options ranging from fine dining restaurants with farm to table menus and local specialty cafes with Fair Trade coffee and homemade fare, to delis with a wide array of excellent take out choices. Spend the day discovering the charms of Katonah and Bedford before you head over to Caramoor for a performance.