3. Stonecrop Gardens, Cold Spring This 15-acre stretch of land comprised of beautiful flowers, ponds and rocks is a wonderful day trip to take. As soon as you arrive at Stonecrop Gardens, you'll feel as though you're in a real life fairytale. Don't forget your camera!
Breakneck Mountain in Cold Spring, NY - from this view you can see the very scary road to travel on (if you are afraid of heights like me!) Route 218. It leads from Cornwall to West Point Military Academy.
Cold Spring, NY - 70 mins Metro North. Steep climbs and rock scrambles lead to the summit of Breakneck Ridge for an impressive 360-degree vista of Storm King Mountain, Bannerman Castle and, on clear days, the Catskills. For relaxed jaunt along a flat peninsula go to Little Stony Point Loop (3011 Route 9D; 845-225-7207, littlestonypoint.org). Cornish Estate Trail, which starts opposite Little Stony Point Loop is marked by blue blazes. Check out nynjtc.org, osiny.org f
Abandoned NY: The Ruins of Northgate, the Cornish Estate in the Hudson Valley... Tucked away in the woods of Cold Spring, NY stands a hauntingly beautiful collection of ruins called Northgate (or the Cornish Estate).
The Most Beautiful Places in New York You Didn’t Know Existed Stonecrop Gardens Cold Spring Head up to Cold Spring, crush a secret hike, then wander around the grounds of this gem with 12 acres of flowers, ponds, rock formations, and more.