Just like most towns Hyde Park has a website, hydeparyny.us, that you can visit to take a look at what you might do if you plan to visit. It is also a great resource if you are thinking about calling Hyde Park, New York your home.

If you decide to find a place to live and make Hyde Park your hometown you would be in good company. Over the years many families have settled in the little town along the east side of the Hudson River, some of which were quite notable.

Mansion You Can Tour in Hyde Park, New York

There are numerous historic sites you can visit while in Hyde Park, many of which were once people's homes. The Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site also known as Val-Kill is one of the many places open to the public for tours and events. Built in 1925 it was a retreat for Eleanor and her friends. You might call it one of the original "She Sheds".

Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site via Facebook
Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site via Facebook
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In addition to Val-Kill, there is the Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site built by one of the first families in America to have significant wealth. The mansion offers tours and the grounds are open to the public throughout the year.

Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site via Facebook
Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site via Facebook
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SEE Also: New Owners at an Old Favorite in Hyde Park

Another prominent home is the Staatsburgh State Historic Site which was the residence of Ogden Mills and his wife Ruth. Built during what is called the Gilded Age (1876 - 1917 it is another place that reflects the wealth in America at that time.

Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site via Facebook
Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site via Facebook
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The Franklin D. Roosevelt Home is one of the famous homesteads in Hyde Park. it also boosts having the first Presidential Library.

"Springwood", and the Presidential Library and Museum, operated by the National Archives. Guided and self-guided tours of the Museum are available and visitors are invited to stroll the grounds, gardens, and trails of this 300-acre site. (via hydeparkny.us)

 

Hyde Park is Home to the Best Chefs and Culinary Cuisine

The Culinary Institute of America via Facebook
The Culinary Institute of America via Facebook
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If you are a foodie you probably already know that Hyde Park is home to the Culinary Institute of America. A great learning institution for people looking to enter the culinary arts, it is also great for tourists. Multiple restaurants and annual events on the campus allow visitors to enjoy a taste of what's cooking and brewing at this world-renowned school.

@nyla_cooks - The Culinary Institute of America
@nyla_cooks - The Culinary Institute of America
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This is just a sample of what you can find in Hyde Park New York. There are many locally owned restaurants such as Joseph's Italian Steakhouse. There is a Drive-In theatre which will hopefully be showing movies again this year and an Antiques store in a building that is tied to Hudson Valley History. Be sure to stop into Hyde Park Antiques Center.

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Gallery Credit: Hannah Lang