A most charming community in New York, New Rochelle has a great deal of history and nature waiting to be discovered. With its position in the United States' history and its position as one of the most beautiful area's in the state, you are sure to have a wonderful time exploring its lighthouse, islands, and castle. Come to New Rochelle and discover a city full of surprises waiting to be discovered.
Begin your stay by selecting one of the city's many hotels. Whether you are seeking a luxurious suite or a simple, affordable hotel chain you are certain to find something to fit your budget and needs here in New Rochelle.
Make the first stop on your tour of the city, Leland Castle. This 19th century gothic revival castle, constructed as a summer getaway for one of the wealthiest men in New York City, is a stunning sight to take in. Add to this fact that the government has turned this into a top notch art gallery and you have one of the most unique stops in the state.
Another great way to appreciate the area is by taking a tour of Execution Rocks Lighthouse. While the name of these rocks dates back to the United States' war for independence, it is today the sight of countless saved lives. Take a tour of the beacon and the adjoining lighthouse and discover the history and stories behind the decades in which lighthouse keepers kept ships safe.
Finally, spend time on the area's fantastic islands. Glen Island is a theme park with a zoo, beer garden, railroad and museum that is easily one of the most unique stops in the city. Davids' Island is a fantastic place to get deep into local wilderness by exploring many of the trails and nature preserves throughout the land.
Come to New Rochelle and discover a great combination of history and nature. From lighthouses, to islands and castles, there is a little something for everyone here. Discover New Rochelle and make a lifetime of memories.