Boscobel (New York)

Top 5 things to do in Boscobel (New York)

  • By Kate V
  • Resorts
  • 10.02.2016

People who love history don’t need a top 5 things to do in Boscobel (New York), because they won’t feel bored for one minute. For the rest of the tourists, this top of fun activities is needed. You may want to read on if you plan to travel here.

Attend an event
Every year an event dedicated to Shakespeare takes place. The Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival takes place in summer. This festival has a history of 25 years. You can enjoy a picnic some 2 hours before the show starts.

Get married
You can rent the site for a private event if you want a special venue. The property is perfect for a wedding with its 60 acres of land. However other types of events, meetings, and parties can also be hosted here, especially if you want the event to have an elegant environment.

Admire the collection
The property has an amazing collection of furniture and decorative objects dating back to the Federal period. The best pieces of furniture was designed by Duncan Phyfe and Charles Honore Lannuier, two of the best known furniture makers in the 19th century. As a matter of fact, the Boscobel has most of the pieces created by Phyfe.

Shoot a video
If you want one of the most scenic views in the background for your video or movie, you will probably have a hard time finding any other location that can compare to Boscobel. The U.S. Military Academy, the Hudson River and its highlands, are perhaps some of the best backgrounds for your videos or pictures.

Learn about the history of the place
The Carriage House Reception Center is where you can learn all about the history of Boscobel, how it was moved to its current location, and about the efforts to restore it.