Q: I am planning a trip to New York City, but would like to stop at some scenic places along the way. Any suggestions?

A: Only thirty-four miles north of New York City is the village of Croton-on-Hudson. Croton NY is a scenic getaway where you can stay to enjoy fantastic views of the Hudson River. You should consider seeing the Croton dam, the second largest hewn stone structure in the world!

Q: Is it easy to find hotels close to New York City?

A: It's easy as 1-2-3. If you look around just to the north of New York City, you'll find the Hudson River Valley. Along the valley you will find the village of Croton-on-Hudson. Croton is roughly 45 minutes from NYC by the Metro-North train. By staying in Croton, you will have the double advantage of experiencing beautiful wildlife AND having the convenience of proximity to New York City!

Q: I heard that the Hudson River Valley is a great place to visit. Any suggestions as to where I can find a hotel?

A: Croton is a wonderful place to visit and is located in the Hudson River Valley. Croton is an escape from urban life, and home of the Croton Point Park, where you can fish in the Hudson or enjoy renowned bird-watching.

Q: I will be staying in Croton-on-Hudson in the Hudson River Valley. Is this close to New York City?

A: Actually, Croton is only about 45 minutes from Manhattan on the Metro-North train.

Q: My Dad is a golfer and I want to get him a gift certificate for his birthday. I live in the Hudson River Valley. Where should I get him a gift certificate?

A: I'm sure you're dad would have a great time golfing at the scenic Mohansic Golf Course in Yorktown Heights - not far from Croton-on-Hudson NY.

Q: I'm considering entering my child in the Croton-Harmon School District. Is it the right choice?

A: The Croton-Harmon School District consists of the Carrie E. Tompkins Elementary, Pierre Van Cortlandt Middle and Croton-Hudson High School. You may notice that these three schools reflect the entire sequence of pre-college education. That means that students enrolled in the Croton-Harmon District will be together all throughout their education. This fosters a sense of reliability and mutual support. It is a unique and invaluable educational as well as social experience.