Westchester County, New York

Westchester County, New York

Westchester County/NYC

Served by Westchester County Airport

Just north of the Bronx borough and the island of Manhattan is Westchester County. A primary community with residents commuting to New York City daily, Westchester is one of the centrally located counties within the New York metropolitan area.

Elite Airways flies in and out of the Westchester County Airport (HPN). The airport is located in the City of White Plains, NY, on 240 Airport Rd.

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Elite Airways offers non-stop flights between Westchester County, NY, and Sarasota Bradenton, FL, on Fridays and Mondays. Both Westchester County Airport (HPN) and Sarasota Bradenton International Airport (SRQ) are smaller airports that offer quick access and parking convenience. Click here to check availability or make a reservation.

 

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Airport Information

Westchester County Airport is one of the most convenient airports in the greater New York Metro area. Only 33 miles north of Midtown Manhattan, Westchester County Airport serves suburban Westchester County, New York and Fairfield County, Connecticut. The New York-Connecticut state border coincides with the airport's eastern limits.

A kinder, gentler way to the Big Apple

Only 30 minutes from New York City by Metro North train, Westchester County is located in the southern end of the scenic Hudson River Valley.  It is the second-most populous county on the mainland of New York and home to White Plains, Yonkers, New Rochelle, Mt. Vernon, Tarrytown, legendary Sleepy Hollow and many other towns and villages.

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A beautiful destination

Enjoy the Outdoors

Westchester County is graced with the natural beauty of the famous Hudson River Valley. This is an ideal place to hike, bike and explore. Explore local attractions like Teatown Lake Reservation and Thompson's Cider Mill or visit one of the many apple orchards and farms. During the colder months, enjoy crisp starry nights, invigorating cross-country ski trails, hiking, snowshoeing, ice sailing or just relaxing by a warm fire with a cup of hot chocolate. Visitors can see a hockey game or practice ice skating at a public ice rink.

Area Attractions

In addition to its proximity to New York City, Westchester County is the heart of New York, with a variety of amazing destinations that includes grand Rockefeller properties, well-preserved 18th-century homesteads and picturesque farming villages that dot the countryside.

Westchester is home to Playland, a Long Island Sound amusement park with family-friendly entertainment, and LEGOLAND Discovery Center in Yonkers where kids can let their imagination run wild. Westchester is also home to Bedford, a picturesque Colonial town set amid rolling estates with celebrity residents like Meryl Streep and Richard Gere.

Historic Hudson Valley

Visit the home of Thomas Paine, father of the American Revolution, furnished with original 18th-century artifacts. Stroll among the gravestones in Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, the final resting place for Washington Irving, William Rockefeller and Andrew Carnegie. Westchester County is home to more than 200 properties on the National Register of Historic Places including landmark homes of America’s greatest industrialists.

Chic Shopping

In White Plains, The Westchester shopping complex satisfies even the most discerning fashionista, with more than 150 upscale stores, including Neiman Marcus, Burberry, Gucci and Brooks Brothers. Westchester's Ridge Hill is a sophisticated outdoor shopping, dining and entertainment destination in Yonkers, and nearby, the Cross County Shopping Center offers favorites such as H&M, Macy's and Victoria's Secret.

Festivals, Fairs and Fun

Westchester's calendar is packed with plenty of enticing events. The Lyndhurst Crafts Fair, Yonkers Riverfest, Great Jack O'Lantern Blaze and Frosty the Snowman Parade are just a few of the offerings throughout the year. And of course, nobody should miss Clearwater's Great Hudson River Revival or the Sleepy Hollow Festival of Witches.