Palisades Center presents Metro-North’s staycation travel show! Spend the afternoon exploring and discovering staycations in New York City, the Hudson Valley, Connecticut and beyond. From a daytrip to Bronx Zoo to a Jazz festival along the Hudson River, to tantalizing foodie adventures or the regions top cultural treasures. Learn more about the exhibitors below!
Metro-North Railroad Group Travel
Metro-North Railroad has all sorts of getaways travels for guests to embark on wonderful journeys close to home throughout the Hudson Valley!
Long Island Railroad can also assist with staycations or daily outings to wineries, outdoor activities, and a casino!
Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts is a destination for exceptional music, captivating programs, spectacular gardens and grounds, and wonderful moments with friends and family. It enriches the lives of its audiences through innovative and diverse musical performances of the highest quality. Its mission also includes mentoring young professional musicians and providing educational programs for young children centered around music.
Newburgh is not just any city for those looking to invest time and energy and money. It is a gem! It has the largest historic district in the state. It has beautifully designed planned neighborhoods like Washington Heights and Colonial Terraces. It has a great scenic park in Downing and a great recreational park in Delano Hitch. It has a growing arts community to feed the imagination and a remarkably rich collective of civic improvement organizations in which citizen volunteers keep the city moving ahead.
From entertainment, group travel tours, shopping experiences, restaurants, hospitality, and more, Yonkers is only a train ride away!
Covering 800 square miles, there’s an abundance of natural scenic beauty, outdoor recreation, historic landmarks, restaurants, festivals and more all in Dutchess County!
Edible Hudson Valley is the exhibition’s media sponsor and produces a quarterly magazine from topics on local farmers to fine dining. There is always something for everyone to join their table!
As Manhattan’s closest casino with over 5,000 slots and electronic table games, Empire City Casino is worth the gamble! (Must be 18 years or older to gamble.)
GARNER Arts Center is an interdisciplinary arts center that advances the creation and presentation of contemporary, experiential art within a repurposed 19th century textile mill complex. By providing access to a wide range of art forms, the organization strives to enrich, educate and connect diverse audiences. GARNER Arts Center is committed to igniting and realizing artistic ideas that emerge as a response to societal, economic, historic and environmental stimuli.
Learn more about the Hudson Valley’s bus system! Stop by the Hudson Link booth and we can help you better plan your staycation by using their service. Guests can also enter to win some raffle goodies!
Hudson Valley Parent strives to become the best local resource for parents in our community. Their goal is to empower families to raise healthy, happy children. They continually work at meeting the diverse needs of our ever-changing market.
Hudson Valley Parent magazine offers trusted editorial, extensive resource guides, family calendars and advertisers that are interested in providing products and services for parents.
JAZZ IN THE VALLEY began as an afternoon of music when TRANSART received an individual artist commission from the New York State Council on the Arts to commission Ahmad Jamal to create an original composition for the organization. Inspired by the natural beauty of the area he created “Picture Perfect” and it was first heard in a concert in the summer of 2000.
It can be easily argued that Connecticut’s Lime Rock Park is the most significantly historic road racing circuit in North America. Only Wisconsin’s Road America and California’s Laguna Seca can compare to Lime Rock with respect to longest continuous operation – Road America opened in 1955, Laguna Seca and Lime Rock in 1957 – but only Lime Rock’s circuit remains exactly the same as when it opened in spring of that year.
National Parks Conservation Association
With 1.3 million members and supporters beside us, the National Parks Conservation Association is the voice of America’s national parks, working to protect and preserve our nation’s most iconic and inspirational places for present and future generations. The NPCA celebrates the parks — and work tirelessly to defend them — whether on the ground, in the courtroom or on Capitol Hill.
At New York’s Best Experiences their vision is to impact local New York communities and cause them to see steady and sustainable growth in their tourism industries. New Yorkers are truly welcoming people and NYBE believes in what they do.
Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome entertains and educates by preserving over 60 vintage aircraft, many antique automobiles and motorcycles, and related memorabilia in a classic small town airport setting. Their static display Museum is open from May through October and they fly two different airshows each Saturday and Sunday, Mid-June through Mid-October.
The Peekskill Business Improvement District (“BID”) works to promote the growth and development of downtown Peekskill as an attractive place to live and do business through business recruitment and retention, capital improvements, marketing and promotions, beautification and clean efforts, event creation and support, and advocacy for small businesses. Discover Peekskill today!
Established in 2018, the new Pine Ridge Dude Ranch continues the tradition of the former, Pinegrove Ranch as a premiere, “all-inclusive,” affordable, family vacation destination. Whether you are looking for a fun weekend getaway close to New York City or the perfect place for a reunion of family or friends, we have something for everyone!
Playland’s location on the shores of Long Island Sound already had a long history as a favorite recreation area of the local population by 1927. Playland’s 280 acres were intended to be the jewel in the crown of Westchester’s extensive park system. Come have some fun today!
Robert L. Ripley was a cartoonist, explorer, reporter, adventurer, and collector who traveled to 201 countries in 35 years seeking the odd, the unusual, and the unexplained. He led a life of adventure and excitement, and he will forever be remembered for coining the phrase “believe It or not.” Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Times Square is a collection of artifacts from, or inspired by, his travels and his never-ending search for the unbelievable and unexplained.
Storm King Art Center is a 500-acre outdoor museum located in New York’s Hudson Valley, where visitors experience large-scale sculpture and site-specific commissions under open sky. Since 1960, Storm King has been dedicated to stewarding the hills, meadows, and forests of its site and surrounding landscape. Building on the visionary thinking of its founders, Storm King supports artists and some of their most ambitious works. Changing exhibitions, programming, and seasons offer discoveries with every visit.
Trinity Cruises operates The Evening Star, a former United States Coast Guard Buoy Tender. After being decommissioned it was converted to a 36 passenger tour boat and operated on the Erie Canal for more than 10 years. Since 2011, local residents and visitors to Peekskill have enjoyed the scenery from our canopy-covered open deck.
Westchester County is a great place to visit! From the majestic Hudson River to picturesque main streets, world-class shopping to historic homes and gardens, cutting-edge culinary innovation to scenic trails and natural beauty, Westchester County has five unique communities for guests to enjoy,
Wildlife Conservation Society – Bronx Zoo
The Wildlife Conservation Society saves wildlife and wild places worldwide through science, conservation action, education, and inspiring people to value nature. Apart of their mission, the Bronx Zoo, as the world’s largest urban zoo, features more than 600 species and currently giving viewers a behind-the-scenes look on Animal Planet’s “The Zoo.”
Women in Business is the national distinction for successful executives, entrepreneurs, owners, and professionals in all sectors.
Are you taking the Metro-North Railroad to Palisades Center? Here’s how to get to Palisades Center!
Take the Hudson Line to Tarrytown Station or the Harlem Line to White Plains Station. From there board the Hudson Link bus to the Palisades Center. Or before your trip, Visit zipcar.com/metronorth to reserve a car (Zipcar located at the station). Check here for an ITINERARY.