10 Things to Do in Bronxville That You Shouldn't Miss

December 1, 2017 Ying Subia

Bronxville /ˈbrɒŋksvɪl/ is a village in Westchester County, New York, located about 15 miles (24 km) north of midtown Manhattan. It is part of the town of Eastchester. The village comprises 1 square mile (2.5 km) of land in its entirety, approximately 20% of the town of Eastchester. As of the 2010 U.S. census, Bronxville had a population of 6,323. As of 2016, Bronxville was rated the number one most expensive suburb around America's ten largest cities by CNBC with a median home value of $2.33 million. In 2017, it was ranked 8th in Bloomberg's "America's 100 Richest Places". It was ranked 8th once again in the same Bloomberg ranking in 2018.
Restaurants in Bronxville

1. Untermyer Gardens

945 N Broadway, Yonkers, NY 10701-1300 +1 914-613-4502
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4.5 based on 189 reviews

Untermyer Gardens

Reviewed By Karen M - Phoenix, Arizona

We went here on a recommendation of a lady we met in a store in Sleepy Hollow. It was so beautiful. Part of the gardens is under construction but the parts we did see were still really lovely. It was a nice place to stop and take pictures.

2. New York Botanical Garden

2900 Southern Blvd, Bronx, NY 10458-5153 +1 718-817-8700
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4.5 based on 2 reviews

New York Botanical Garden

Located in the Bronx, just 20 minutes from Midtown Manhattan via Metro North Railroad, the 250-acre New York Botanical Garden is a showplace of nature in every season of the year and a must-see destination for NYC visitors. Discover 50 breathtaking gardens, indoor rain forests and deserts, 50 acres of native forest, a river, waterfalls, and rolling green hills. Major seasonal exhibitions and events complement the existing beauty of the permanent gardens, and highlights include the Holiday Train Show (November - January) and The Orchid Show (March - April). NYBG is the perfect excursion for visitors looking to experience the natural beauty of New York City.

Reviewed By GMBG - Brooklyn, New York

The annual Orchid Show is one of the highlights of the year. While wonderful in the day -on Friday and Saturday nights, the NYBG sells ticket for 6:30, 7:30or 8:30 entrance. Go for the 6:30 entrance as you will get to see the gorgeous flowers in day light as well as artfully lit in the evening. Plus music is piped in and there are three bar stations. What a fun and beautiful evening experience.

3. Manor Park

On the Sound, Larchmont, NY
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5 based on 67 reviews

Manor Park

Reviewed By mosaferNY - new york

Manor park is a beautiful park in Larchmont on the water, with breathtaking view. In the summer the kids love to run up and down the rocks, or just simply sit there and enjoy the view. You can not picnic in the park, and must have your dog on the leash at all times.

4. Glen Island Park

Weyman Ave, New Rochelle, NY +1 914-813-6720
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4.5 based on 45 reviews

Glen Island Park

Reviewed By cararro - New York City, New York

Sprawling Westchester County park and beach. Beautiful views of Long Island Sound, good for picnics, walking, birding, and in season a dip.

5. St. Paul's Church National Historic Site

897 S Columbus Ave, Mount Vernon, NY 10550-5018 +1 914-667-4116
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4 based on 18 reviews

St. Paul's Church National Historic Site

Built in 1665 and declared a National Historic Site in 1943, Saint Paul's Church's original façade and bell are intact, including the old graveyard and magnificent 1830 organ.

Reviewed By John H - Hook, United Kingdom

Very interesting piece of American history. Shows usage over many years, including function during the battles of the 18th century. Interesting video presentation and displays of models depicting battles. Also displays of uniforms and pictures referring to the era. Well worth a visit. A jewel in an area of urban development.

6. Woodlawn Cemetery

517 E 233rd St, Bronx, NY 10470-2401 +1 718-920-0500
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4.5 based on 126 reviews

Woodlawn Cemetery

Occupying more than 400 acres in the Bronx, this cemetery is known for the ornate and imaginative mausoleums and monuments of some of the country's most famous industrialists and politicians. Notable individuals include Duke Ellington, Miles Davis, Celia Cruz, Irving Berlin, Herman Melville, and many more. Guide maps are available at both cemetery entrances.

Reviewed By mabeena - Bronx, NY

Go in through the Jerome Avenue gate. That is where you should start your tour. All the large mausoleums are there. So many famous people are buried here. Download a map or pick one up at the 233rd St gate. Tours are given and in the fall they have night time tours. it really is a beautiful peaceful setting

7. Twin Lakes Park

960B California Rd, Bronxville, NY 10708-2337 +1 914-961-2192
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4 based on 2 reviews

Twin Lakes Park

Reviewed By Peter M - Eastchester, New York

It is hard to believe that you are so close to the New York City line when you are in this magnificent park. We love to go bird-watching here, it is a mecca for all sorts of wildlife. Lovely trail around the large lake. The trails are acceptable for mountain bikes since they are also used by the two horse stables in the park. Take your binoculars and especially look out for the waterfowl.

8. Hudson River Museum

511 Warburton Ave, Yonkers, NY 10701-1899 +1 914-963-4550
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4 based on 100 reviews

Hudson River Museum

Reviewed By WestSideKid - Bronxville, New York

The Hudson River Museum overlooks the Hudson River along Warburton Avenue just below Odell Avenue. It captures a variety of subjects and modalities, including painting (some Hudson River School paintings, as well as wall panels, posters); some items of sculpture; ecology--the ecology of the Hudson Estuary and River Valley; space (a small planetarium with a changing and excellent sky show); all adjacent to one of the old Hudson Valley mansions of the old Dutch-English families that dominated New York society and business into the early 20th Century. It is probably a good way to introduce younger children to museums since it has so many different types of exhibits, and in fact, it is also used as an educational center for the Yonkers schools. Docent led tours of the museum and particularly the mansion are available. Parking is free in a large lot adjacent to the museum. It is a little tricky to find it driving there, so make sure you use your GPS. The problem is that there are only a few streets that cross that part of Yonkers from the parkways to Warburton Avenue. A small gift shop oriented toward kids with some snacks available, but there is no café.

9. Pioneer Shooting Center

2 S 6th Ave, Mount Vernon, NY 10550-3005 +1 914-667-8236
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4.5 based on 3 reviews

Pioneer Shooting Center

Chartered in 1935 the Pioneer Shooting Center is the oldest operating range in Westchester County, NY. ​ Fully renovated in 2014 the Pioneer Shooting Center has evolved into a full service shooting range that caters to a variety of shooters including beginners and tourists.

Reviewed By Gilbert V

Got a Groupon to take a class on shooting and shooting range time. The safety class was easy and fun setting expectations and gun guidelines. The 50ft shooting range was a great experience and we look to go back for a second visit soon!

10. Regal Cinemas New Roc 18 IMAX & RPX

33 Lecount Pl, New Rochelle, NY 10801-6408 +1 844-462-7342
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4 based on 12 reviews

Regal Cinemas New Roc 18 IMAX & RPX

Reviewed By Joli G - Mamaroneck, New York

This is our go to theater! You can reserve seats ahead of time so you know where you are sitting plus the seats recline to almost flat! The food is actually good. The lines are long and not particularly fast but since you have an assigned seat there is no need to rush.

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