Destination guide

Friendly Peekskill will entice you

The riverfront and mountains provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Peekskill. This welcoming and relaxing city entices travelers with its hiking and restaurants. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in Peekskill

Do you want to find attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Peekskill a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Hudson Highlands Cruises (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Mohansic Golf Course (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Patriot Hills Golf Club (7.2 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Hudson Hills Golf Course (7.7 mi / 12.5 km)
  • West Point Golf Course (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Philip J Rotela Golf Course (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Peekskill

Travelers enjoy Peekskill for its riverfront and mountain views. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Peekskill is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Depew Park (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Peekskill Landing Park (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Blue Mountain Reservation (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Charles Point Pier Park (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Bear Mountain State Park (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site (4.3 mi / 7 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Peekskill

The nearest airport is in Newburgh, NY (SWF-Stewart Intl.), located 17.2 mi (27.8 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into White Plains, NY (HPN-Westchester County), which is 18.6 mi (29.9 km) away.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Peekskill?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Peekskill. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art: 196 vacation rentals
  • Paramount Hudson Valley Theater: 193 vacation rentals
  • Peekskill Landing Park: 196 vacation rentals
  • Charles Point Pier Park: 199 vacation rentals
  • Lincoln Depot Museum: 194 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Peekskill listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Peekskill?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 43 Houses in Peekskill. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Peekskill include:

  • Cabins: 6 rentals available
  • Cottages: 6 rentals available
  • Lodges: 2 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Peekskill?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 13 vacation rentals with pool available in Peekskill. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.