Some 7,000 people call Nyack in Hudson Valley home.
Albany, the state capital, is situated about 110 miles (177 kilometers) north of Nyack, while New York is 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the south.
Hit the trail and enjoy the popular natural preserves for which this area is famous. Harriman State Park, Rockland Lake State Park and Tallman Mountain State Park are among the more popular of these. All these parks have their own unique wildlife and plant life.
Just because you’re traveling don’t neglect your obsession; Nyack is home to a number of the fastest greens, nastiest bunkers and friendliest clubhouses in in the region. Grab a buddy or join locals for a few holes at Blue Hill Golf Course or Patriot Hills Golf Club. If you're in the region for a while, check out the greens at the Broadacres Golf Course.
Take a break from the ordinary for a while and take the kids into a realm of creativity and excitement at Hudson Highlands Cruises and Lower Hudson Valley Challenger Learning Center. Don’t miss these two fun and often educational attractions, offering thrills and laughter for children big and small.
Nyack is a great place for art lovers so when you are in the area, make the time in your itinerary to visit the Rockland Center for the Arts and the Edward Hopper House Art Center. These are excellent places visitors can pay a visit to for a few hours of inspirational art and collections. Join a tour, admire the interior of the building or simply enjoy the wonderful exhibits in these cultural precincts.
The Holocaust Museum and Study Center is the perfect escape for lovers of learning in Nyack. Admire the building and grounds, lose yourself in the exhibits, then ask around to discover some of the more eclectic museums in town.
One of the more popular historic sites in the area is the Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site. This atmospheric place offers visitors the opportunity to learn about an important chapter in time. Check out the site, snap some pictures and learn about the backstory that makes it so interesting.
If you enjoy souvenir and fashion shopping, explore the various stores at the Palisades Center Mall. It is a busy area packed with interesting fashion, quirky accessories and grocery shops.