Engaging Getaways and Venues for:
USA/Mid-Atlantic: Pocantico Hills and Sleepy Hollow, NY
In the Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow areas, there are numerous facilities for meeting and events, unique venues for receptions and gatherings and plenty of activities to keep participants enthusiastic and engaged. The Old Croton Aqueduct provides an opportunity for team-building exercises involving hiking/bicycling between multiple towns, scenic areas and historic sites related to colonial America. If meeting or event attendees are located in the greater New York City area, cars are not necessary. it’s easy to get to Tarrytown and other Hudson River towns by Metro-North Railroad and Amtrak.
The region also has a selection of chain hotels in Elmsford and North Yonkers offering rooms and small meeting facilities. They include SpringHill Suites by Marriott, Courtyard by Marriott and Sheraton in Tarrytown; Hampton Inn and Extended Stay America in Elmsford, and Residence Inn by Marriott and Hampton Inn in North Yonkers. Additional hotels are available in nearby White Plains to handle overflow attendees.
For complete listings, go to the Westchester County website and click on Meetings & Groups.
If you want to go off site, consider a unique venue like Sunnyside, Washington Irving’s home in Tarrytown. Its shady and expansive lawns, colorful gardens, tented courtyards, picturesque porches and galleries make perfect settings for ceremonies, cocktails and formal dinners. Nearby Lyndhurst Castle features a 19th-Century estate and a dazzling setting. Philipsburg Manor in Sleepy Hollow is an 18th-Century working farm with a water-powered gristmill, charming mill pond, pasture, handsomely furnished manor house and an 18th-Century Dutch barn and garden. The glass-roofed greenhouse is perfect for scenic evening and stand-up events of up to 100 people. The adjoining gallery, decorated with artifacts from the collection of Historic Hudson Valley, is a larger setting suitable for formal dinners up to 80 people. For larger groups, the historic 843-seat Tarrytown Music Hall can accommodate a wide range of events such as concerts, corporate functions, recitals, theatrical performances and more.