Do you want a break from your busy life and need some breath of fresh air? Pack your bag, gear up for an adventurous, fantastic countryside 24 hours-long trip to the beautiful small town of Cornwall, NY.
Cornwall is a small town in Orange County, the distance between New York City and Cornwall is 90 miles (159 km) and it takes about 2 hours and 10 minutes to drive there.
This Cornwall itinerary is full of adventurous spots, historic places, and some lively good eats. It is not possible to visit all of them in a single day, but we have plucked a few places that you should not miss on your day trip to Cornwall, New York.
Storm King Art Center
The Storm King Art Center is a blend of modern art, old magnificent infrastructure, and natural beauty. You can witness all the dimensions of art and beauty in just one ticket here.
There are so many contemporary and modern sculptures here. The collection is crafted by renowned artists like Maya Lin, artists who have made the Vietnam Veteran Memorial in Washington D. C.
The fantastic view of Hudson Highlands, spectacular rock ledges, curvy mountains, formations, and forests are enough to keep you hooked.
Address: 1 Museum Rd, New Windsor, NY 12553.
Storm King Mountain
Itching for a good hike? Do not worry, Storm King Park has many trails for hiking and all of them with a new thrill and spectacular view when you reach the viewpoint.
The white trail is easy and suitable for beginners but our personal favorite is the Storm King Mountain Orange trail because by reaching the top of the mountain you will be awestruck by the sweeping view of the Hudson River and the surrounding highlands.
The summit itself is very thrilling and is a good exercise due to extensive climbing and scrambling on the trails.
You must be exhausted and starving by now after exploring the grounds and the mountains at the Storm King.
If yes! Your next stop should be Jones Farm.
It is a perfect place for the foodies and the shoppers. You will find outstanding food here like ham, chicken hot pie, butternut squash soup, Swiss Panini, and grilled cheese sandwich.
You can also find a bag of pastries for reading here. The Jones farm has an amazing assortment of cookies and their apple pie is just out of the world.
The place also features art galleries and small gift shops where you will for sure find something that suits your fancy. The whole atmosphere of Jones Farm is so welcoming and old-fashioned and everyone seemed to be all smiles and giggles.
Address: 190 Angola Rd, Cornwall, NY 12518.
Storm King Adventure Tour
It’s time to explore the whole new world of Bannerman Island castle with the Storm King Kayaking and walking tour.
You will love the kayaking experience and the stunningly beautiful mid-Hudson Valley will make your day.
You will walk through the unparalleled scenery of the island, the military surplus warehouses, Scottish castle-Esque residence and explore the rich history of the area.
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