Red Hat on the River is ideally located for lunch or dinner after a day of exploration. Here are some favorite spots.

Historic Hudson Valley is a network of historic sites in "Sleepy Hollow Country"


Kykuit is a preeminent Hudson Valley landmark and former home of Nelson Rockefeller, governor of New York. For architecture, remarkable gardens, art, history, and spectacular scenery, a trip to Kykuit is simply amazing.


"This 1838 Gothic Revival mansion was designed by Alexander Jackson Davis for William Paulding, a two-term mayor of New York, and owned after 1880 by railroad magnate Jay Gould."

Washington Irving's Sunnyside

Washington Irving's Sunnyside
"Sunnyside is the charmingly Romantic home of Washington Irving, author of such classics as The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Rip Van Winkle."

Philipsburg Manor

Philipsburg Manor
"It's 1750, and Philipsburg Manor is a farming, milling, and trading center owned by the Philipses, a family of Anglo-Dutch merchants. They rent land to tenant farmers of diverse European backgrounds and rely on a community of 23 enslaved Africans to operate the complex."

Tarrytown Music Hall

Tarrytown Music Hall
Watch a show at the Tarrytown Music Hall. Check out their events page.

Irvington Town Hall Theater

Irvington Town Hall Theater
Watch a show at the Irvington Town Hall Theater. Check out their events page.

Neuberger Museum of Art

Neuberger Museum of Art


Balthazar Bakery
Coach Farm Cheeses
Gus Soda - healthy alternative for kids and adults
Mrs. Meyers - all natural aromatherapy cleaners
Cronin Maple Farm - our maple syrup and a fun family day trip
Irvington/Hastings Farmer's Markets
Tuthilltown Distillery - Gardiner, NY


WPA - The Works Progress Administration (WPA)
     relief measure established in 1935 ... especially Federal Arts Project

Riverkeeper – New York’s clean water advocate

Planet Water Foundation – Nick Hill

Irvington, NY Green Policy Task Force

Friends of the Old Croton Aqueduct

Arliss Parker Music – “Handsome Like a Lion”

Chuck Loeb Music

New York Mets

Renotech, Inc (Red Hat's favorite contractor)

Madeline Peyroux

Bob Dylan

Sailor Twain or The Mermaid in the Hudson

Wolfert’s Roost

Marzi Framing Gallery

VK Design - Vance built Red Hat's bar

Westchester Jazz Orchestra

The Looking Glass / Charles Day & Chris Tardio

National Public Radio (New York)

Au Ciel

Irvington Farmer's Market

Spice Revolution (Linzi Jean's, Red Hat alumni, chocolate & spice shop)