Destination guide

A cozy nook in New York

The serene riverfront village of Hastings-on-Hudson offers scenic views of tranquil waterways, verdant local parks perfect for ambling around in on lazy spring and summer days, as well as the kind of vibrant, cosmopolitan shopping and dining opportunities you might expect from a community that's so close to the buzz and bright lights of the Big Apple. A mere 35-minute train journey from New York's iconic Grand Central terminal, the Hastings-on-Hudson vacation rentals offer wonderful New York sightseeing opportunities in comfortable, spacious, and refreshingly green surroundings. A rare escape from the urban bustle, but still close to the big attractions.

Things to do

Sightseeing from Hastings-on-Hudson

In Hastings-on-Hudson, you can visit the homestead of Hudson River School painter Jasper Cropsey, which nestles in an old ravine. You can see more American art just a short drive away in the historic town of Yonkers, where the Hudson River Museum awaits. It houses American art in a picturesque 19th-century mansion. Yonkers attractions also include the Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site, Westchester County's oldest building, and the Empire City Casino and Raceway. You'll also discover that the sights and bright lights of downtown New York are easy to reach from Hastings-on-Hudson vacation rentals.


Taking in Hastings-on-Hudson

The best way to orient yourself to the town is to take the Hastings Historical Society's Museum in the Streets tour – a self-guided walking tour of the village's historic homesteads and other culturally significant sites. Plaques adorned with eye-opening old photos, together with enlightening text, will take you through the story of the village. Although small, the community also offers plenty of boutiques, cafes, souvenir and antique shops to explore. Don't miss the opportunity to explore the city's green spaces – whether strolling through Waterfront Park, hiking the Old Croton Aqueduct, or heading out to the local yacht club, there are plenty of ways to enjoy the great outdoors.


Hastings-on-Hudson through the year

Hastings-on-Hudson enjoys typical New York seasons, with cold, snowy winters when temperatures can drop below freezing, and warm, sunny summers with temperatures reaching into the 70s and 80s from May through September. If you do happen to come in the colder months, you can still enjoy cozy restaurants and wrap up warm for languid winter walks. The many green spaces around Hastings-on-Hudson means that fall is also a beautiful time to visit, with the forested hillsides becoming a riot of autumnal color.

Natural features

On the waterfront in Hastings-on-Hudson

From Hastings-on-Hudson vacation rentals, the best spots to enjoy a stroll or jog are Waterfront Park and MacEachron Waterfront Park on the shore of the Hudson. Close by, Sprain Ridge Park offers many more miles of hiking and biking trails through broadleaf woodland that can be enjoyed year-round. On the opposite side of the Hudson River, just over half an hour away, Palisades Interstate Park is home to 2,500-acres of riverside parkland, as well as miles of hiking and ski trails, playgrounds, and a nature sanctuary.

How to get there

Traveling to and around Hastings-On-Hudson

The nearest airport is in White Plains, NY (HPN-Westchester County), located 10.3 mi (16.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Teterboro, NJ (TEB), which is 13.9 mi (22.3 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Hastings-on-Hudson?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 148 vacation rentals near Hastings-on-Hudson. From 94 Houses to 44 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Hastings-on-Hudson are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Hastings-on-Hudson?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Hastings-on-Hudson:

  • Manhattan: 3,257 vacation rentals
  • Brooklyn: 1,056 vacation rentals
  • Midtown: 1,133 vacation rentals
  • Queens: 5,357 vacation rentals
  • Upper West Side: 562 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Hastings-on-Hudson?

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

  • Westchester Hills Cemetery: 3,246 vacation rentals
  • MacEchron Park: 3,264 vacation rentals
  • Times Square: 5,873 vacation rentals
  • Central Park: 4,072 vacation rentals
  • Lehman Center for the Performing Arts: 5,725 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Hastings-on-Hudson 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 Hastings-on-Hudson?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 94 Houses in Hastings-on-Hudson. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Hastings-on-Hudson include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 44 rentals available
  • Cabins: 2 rentals available
  • Cottages: 2 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Hastings-on-Hudson?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 17 vacation rentals with pool available in Hastings-on-Hudson. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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