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Hudson River towns, Metro NorthBy Car

The river towns area is well-served by a network of highways. The New York State Thruway (I-87) and the Taconic State Parkway are the main North-South routes and I-90, I-84 and I-287 are the main East-West routes.

By Train

Metro-North trains run frequently from Grand Central Terminal in New York City to Poughkeepsie. Enterprise rental car pick-up can be arranged at many stations along the way.

Amtrak stops at Yonkers, Croton-Harmon, Poughkeepsie, Rhinecliff and Albany, then north to Montreal with connections to the west.

New York Waterway Ferry

By Ferry

Weekday commuter ferries  are no longer available.  Visit   or for information about special tours.

By Air

Commercial air service brings passengers from all over the country into the Historic Hudson River Towns area. Airports include Westchester County Airport in White Plains, Stewart Airport in Newburgh, and Albany International Airport in Albany.




Wednesday, September 2, 2015 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Ferry Sloops Summer Music Series: Lara Herscovitch
At the next Ferry Sloops monthly potluck and meeting, come enjoy the music of Lara Herscovitch at Shattemuc Yacht Club in Ossining. Lara Herscovitch’s music is an original blend of modern acoustic/folk with blues, jazz, and pop influences. Former State Troubadour of Connecticut (2009-2010), Lara brings a charm, authenticity, and love of performing that immediately resonates with diverse audiences. Lara has appeared as a guest on A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor and tours from Maine to Miami. She also has extensive experience as a policy social worker, and has worked in the US, Latin America and Asia on behalf of disadvantaged individuals – focusing on education, community development, and juvenile justice.

Shattemuc Yacht Club 1 Westerly Road Ossining, NY 10562




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