Orange County Top Attractions

United States Military Academy at West Point

107 New South Post Road, West Point, NY 10996

Open daily except major holidays.

Buses depart hourly from West Point Visitor Center 9:45 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.

$13 adults, $10 children up to 11

845-446-4724

The breathtaking beauty of West Point, with sweeping views of the Hudson River serves as backdrop to a fascinating narrated tour of the oldest military academy in the United States. Stops along the way include the Cadet Chapel, Trophy Point, Battle Monument, and the Plain – giving a real inside view of this national icon. The West Point Museum offers glimpses into cadet life and the history of the academy.

Storm King Art Center

1 Museum Road, New Windsor, NY 12253

Open year-round

April through November: Wednesday – Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Open Saturdays Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day until 8 p.m.

$12 adults, $8 students

845-534-3115

The 500-acre world-renowned outdoor sculpture park and museum is known for its harmonious yet dramatic interaction between sculpture and the surrounding landscape. The largest sculpture park in the United States, international artists such as Noguchi, Moore, Calder, di Suvero, and others created their works for specific sites within the park. New works are added annually, and the vast manicured grounds can be viewed on foot, by tram, or bicycle.

Brotherhood Winery

100 Brotherhood Plaza Drive, Washingtonville, NY 10992

Open year-round

April – December: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; January – March: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

$10 for tour and tasting

845-496-3661

Since 1839, America’s oldest winery has been making a wide variety of wines. Tours include the largest underground wine cellars in the country and samples of the vintages in the beautifully renovated tasting room, a large space in one of the original buildings. The tasting room has different stations for each variety and displays of wine for purchase as well as gift items.

Sugar Loaf Arts & Craft Village

1371 Kings Highway, Chester, NY 10918

Open year-round, Wednesday through Sunday

11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Free

845-469-9181

A community of creative craftspeople and artists housed in the original barns and buildings, many dating back to the 1700s. Surrounded by apple orchards and horse farms, the hamlet has had a distinguished reputation as a crafts community for over 250 years. Today, Sugar Loaf remains true to its heritage as the home of over 60 artists’ studios, craft shops, galleries, and restaurants.

Woodbury Common Premium Outlets

498 Red Apple Court, Route 32, Central Valley, NY 10917

Open daily except for Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day

10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Free

845-928-4000

With 220 stores, this is the world’s largest collection of designer outlets. Impressive savings of 25-65% are applied every day to clothing and accessories by leading designers and name brand companies including Coach, Dolce & Gabbana, Giorgio Armani, Gucci, Polo Ralph Lauren, Prada, Burberry, and many others.

Motorcyclepedia

250 Lake Street, Newburgh, NY 12550

Open year-round, Friday – Sunday

10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

$11 adults, $5 children up to age 12

845-569-9065

The largest motorcycle museum in the United States, the 85,000 square feet display over 400 motorcycles built since 1897, plus movie memorabilia and vintage motorcycle advertising. The museum has every Indian motorcycle built since the company was founded, which totals more than 100 motorcycles!

Orange County Choppers

14 Crossroads Court, Newburgh, NY 12550

Open year-round

Monday to Saturday: 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Sunday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Free

845-522-5222

You’ve seen them on TV, now visit their showroom and retail store packed with themed custom bikes and a complete line of merchandise. See the actual workshop and studio where American Chopper was filmed and visit the new Choppers Café for a delicious version of biker food!

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