Continue your cultural adventure!
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!
Katonah Museum of Art – 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 am – 5 pm, Sunday: 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Admission: $10 Adults, $5 Seniors & Students, Free for Members & Children (Under the Age of 12)
John Jay Homestead – 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, 2, 3 and 4:00pm. A 25-minute, docent-led Highlights tour ($5) is on Saturdays at 10:00, 10:30, 11:00, & 11:30am.
Admission: $7 Adults, $5 Seniors & Students, Free for Members/Children
Downtown (Katonah Ave.) – 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. Some of Caramoor’s favorite spots include Kellogs & Lawrence, G. Willikers, KR Cafe, and Blue Dolphin.
Mianus River Gorge – 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.
Muscoot Farm – 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
Hours: 10:00am – 4:00pm
Lasdon Park – 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: 8am – 4pm, seven days per week – Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years Day
Jacob Burns Film Center – 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