A trip to Yonkers, New York can be filled with breathtaking gardens, inspiring museum trips, and that special thrill that gambling can bring. Travelocity offers Yonkers vacation packages that can give you access to this exciting, revitalized town while still saving you enough cash to try your hand at the slots or go shopping on Central Ave. Plan your itinerary today and get ready for an "Empire State" escape.
Reserve a room at one of the hotels in Yonkers and begin your holiday by strolling through the Hudson River Museum. Filled with art that came out of the Hudson River School, the museum also offers exhibits detailing the scientific achievements, history, and culture of the area. From there, it's just a quick jaunt over to the Andrus Planetarium and the 1876 Glenview Mansion. Visit the floating farm, known as the Science Barge, before spending the afternoon at the Untermyer Gardens—a must-see for those on vacations in Yonkers. The gardens span over 43 acres, and you can enjoy their stunning Persian Paradise garden and rock garden, as well as fantastic views of the Hudson River. BBefore heading out to try your luck at the casino, be sure to stop by and see the now uncovered (or "daylighting") river project at Van der Donck Park and Promenade.
Book one of Travelocity's vacation packages in Yonkers for September, and you can join in the annual Yonkers Riverfest celebrations. This waterfront bash brings together the community to enjoy carnival games, an outdoor art gallery, international flavors, and live music. Big summer events occur throughout the season, and include things like the Sidewalk Chalk Art Festival, a summer concert series, and a huge Independence Day celebration, complete with fireworks.
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