Located just an hour from New York City, Orange County residents – whether they are adults, children or seniors – can experience endless activities and destinations. There are numerous recreational activities, history, shopping, arts and culture, farmer’s markets, wineries, breweries and distilleries to keep residents happy each weekend or “staycation.”
From fantasy balloon flights, to golfing at Mansion Ridge Golf Course, to exploring the adventure tours at Storm King mountain, there is so much to experience. Orange County offers opportunities to dine on the Hudson River, visit wineries, raft the Delaware River and even hike the Appalachian Trail.
Orange County has a rich historical heritage and includes the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, Washington’s Headquarters in Newburgh and a wide range of historical houses, sites and tours.
Arts and Culture abound Orange County. Especially noteworthy is Storm King Art Center, the largest outdoor sculpture park in the U.S. It also features museums such as Motorcyclepedia, the nation’s largest motorcycle museum, The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor, and the Harness Racing Museum and Hall of Fame.
Orange County’s outdoor recreation offers a wide-array of options from amusements and bicycling to walking trails and a zoo. There’s also farm markets, antiquing and discounted high-end shopping, featuring Woodbury Common Premium Outlets, the largest collection of designer outlets in the U.S.
Fun fact: Orange County is the first wine producing area in the U.S., and it also offers the oldest winery in the country, Brotherhood Winery, as well as many other wineries, breweries, distilleries and cideries.
Thinking about making a move to Orange County? Contact me, Paul Biagini of Biagini Realty and I can share my expertise on all that this wonderful county has to offer!