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Van Cortlandt Manor

500 S Riverside Ave, Croton on Hudson, NY 10520-3031
+1 914-366-6900
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Stunning Colonial Furnishings, Wonderful Staff

My husband and I visited during a brutal heat wave and the staff went out of their way to make us... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2016
Christy A
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Queens, New York
Tour or special events -- both resonate for the tourist

There is a splendid light show at the manor in the spring -- amazingly effective. But the guided... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2016
robcurtross
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New York City, New York
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Explore the stone manor house and brick ferry house, wander through the heritage gardens, and stroll down a quiet country road along the Croton River. There, you'll experience the domestic life of a patriot family living in the years just after the American Revolution - the New Nation period. Site is open for tours on weekends during July and August. Property also hosts the popular events LIGHTSCAPES in the spring and the Great Jack O'Lantern Blaze in the fall.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“great jack” (8 reviews)
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500 S Riverside Ave, Croton on Hudson, NY 10520-3031
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Reviewed 13 August 2016

My husband and I visited during a brutal heat wave and the staff went out of their way to make us as comfortable as possible. Our tour guide Tom was the best! As we were the only visitors there for the first tour on such...More

Thank Christy A
Reviewed 22 July 2016

There is a splendid light show at the manor in the spring -- amazingly effective. But the guided tours of the house furnished as it would have been just after the American Revolution, followed by a pleasant walk down to the Hudson River make you...More

Thank robcurtross
Reviewed 16 July 2016

This is the first time I got to visit Van Courtland Manor when the Spring Light Show or the Blaze was not going on and it was a full tour of the house. The tour was detailed and informative. The tour guide took her time...More

Thank Justin W
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

I've only been here for two night time events, The Blaze and Lightscape. There is plenty of free parking and the events are just OK really nothing to write home about. They could do alot to enhance the experiences.

Thank TPM17
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

We've done the Blaze a few times and this looked to be a nice family outing kinda thing. If it wasn't for the humid night it would've been more enjoyable. $90 for a family of 4 for what it is........is WAY overpriced.

Thank NYersX4
Reviewed 29 May 2016

I've been to the pumpkin blaze and this year Lightscapes. Both are great light shows. The food tent has better winter options then what they had for Lightscapes. The show is great not as many moving items like pumpkin blaze but the fact each thing...More

Thank Gabrielle G
Reviewed 27 May 2016

Went for "Lightscapes" and really enjoyed. It's amazing what can be done with recyclables. The kids and the "big kids" in our group really enjoyed it.

Thank Sherry S
Reviewed 19 May 2016

I was here for the Halloween Blaze. Although there were hundreds of tourists here, it was well organized and the crowds moved along the gravel pathway in the dark pretty well. I did not get to go in the manor house itself, which I may...More

Thank tripslickroady
Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

Very creative and kid friendly. Very easy to get to and staff were very helpful. Cute gifts to purchase along with sweet treats. Fairly easy to walk but wear good sturdy footwear.

Thank DebbieJK530
Reviewed 10 May 2016

I visited there during the lightscape. It was unbelievable. The place was nicely-decorated. It reminded me a little bit of SweetLight in Hershey. I slowly walked around the path. It took me about 1 hour total. What a beautiful theme. I highly recommend this.

Thank Pananya K
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