Photo: Mary Hebron

Photo: Mary Hebron

 

Peekskill

 

History

The City of Peekskill is a thriving, historic community located on the banks of the Hudson River.  Just one hour north of New York City, Peekskill is culturally diverse and economically vibrant, and it is blessed with abundant natural beauty due to its location on the river and at the gateway to the Hudson Highlands.

Read more about Peekskill.

Dining

Peekskill boasts a dynamic restaurant scene with countless options and locations from the Riverfront to Hudson Valley MOCA. During your visit ask our staff for recommendations, or check out some of our personal favorites here:

Bean Runner Cafe
Birdsall House
Buns-n-Bourbon
Gleasons
Homestyle Desserts Bakery
Hudson Creamery
Hudson Room
Kathleen’s Tea Room
Los Andes Bakery
Nonna’s Pizzeria
Peekskill Coffee House
Ruben’s Mexican Cafe
Ruchi Indian Cuisine
Spins Hudson
Taco Dive Bar

Art

Once you’ve visited Hudson Valley MOCA there are a number of other places to visit! Find a list of the local art galleries and venues, compiled by the Peekskill Arts Alliance. There is also the Peekskill Museum, which is a community-supported cultural organization located in the former Herrick Family home, a historic site.

Hudson Valley MOCA is located just 1.2 miles east of the Hudson River. Enjoy stunning views at Riverfront Green Park, Peekskill Landing, and Scenic Hudson Park. Don't miss the two-mile loop of public sculpture at the Peekskill riverfront, the perfect way to complete a beautiful day while visiting Hudson Valley MOCA.