With so much to enjoy and a variety of cozy accommodations, no matter the budget, visitors can find summer fun like no other!

Experience summer fun, adventure and history in Orange County, NY! Located just an hour from New York City, the county offers plenty of exciting activities for sun lovers, adventure seekers and history buffs alike! Visit some top attractions, including the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, the multi-themed LEGOLAND® New York Resort, and one of the best Renaissance Faire in America.

With so much to enjoy and a variety of cozy accommodations, no matter the budget, visitors can find summer fun like no other!

“Orange County, NY has it all for summer fun – more than you can get in a day!” said Amanda Dana, Director of Tourism and Films, Orange County. “Visit Elizabethan England, play in a land of childhood toys, or indulge in shopping therapy at your favorite high-end brands. Whatever your fancy, you’ll want to stay in one of our charming B&Bs or many other comfortable and inviting Great place to stay for a weekend.”

Here are some of the top summer attractions in Orange County, NY:

LEGOLAND® New York Resort1 LEGOLAND Way, Goshen, NY: Take the family to ride, climb and splash in seven themed parks with LEGO® Factory Adventure rides, LEGO® NINJAGO® rides and the Dragon Coaster. Stay in themed hotel rooms with interactive Lego bricks throughout, a resort-style pool and cabanas for rent.


United States Military Academy at West Point606 Thayer Rd, West Point, New York: Visit the iconic Military Academy and explore the history of the site, which was originally a Revolutionary War fort ideally located overlooking the Hudson River. The West Point Museum features two murals by D-Day veterans depicting the Allied invasion of Europe in 1944, the atomic bomb dropped on Nagasaki, and the cannon that fired America’s first shots in World War I.


Storm King Arts Center1 Museum Drive, New Windsor, NY:

Explore large-scale sculptures and site-specific artworks on 500 acres of hills, meadows, and forests. Founded in 1960, Storm King supports artists with some of their most ambitious works. This summer, through November 13, you can visit three temporary exhibitions: Lord of the Storm, by New York-based Swiss artist Ugo Rondinone, Los Angeles-based artist Beatriz Cortez, and former Sunderaken artist-in-residence RA Walden.

New York Renaissance Exposition600 Route 17A, Tuxedo, NY: Fantasy dominates the Renaissance Faire, considered by many to be one of the best in the country. Explore 16the thA 65-acre century English village with 20 stages and over 100 shops where artisans sell handcrafted goods. Thrilling acrobatics, live chess games and show jumping. A wide variety of food and drink includes mead and roast turkey legs. It all comes to life every Saturday and Sunday, as well as Labor Day, August 26-October 8.

Woodbury Premium Outlets498 Red Apple Ct, Central Valley, New York: In this world-class travel and shopping destination, you can browse over 80 stores, including Gucci, Saint Laurent, Burberry and more, and enjoy discounts of up to 65% on over 250 luxury and designer brands. Dine at Shake Shack, Bareburger, Parm or Kinton Ramen, or grab a quick bite at Market Hall’s Chipotle, Cinnabon, Lady M Cake Boutique, Just Salad, Kung Pao Wok and more.


About Orange County Tours & Movies

Orange County Tour & Film, located in Goshen, NY, is the county’s tour and film production headquarters and a participant in the I Love New York program.For a complete list of area attractions, lodging, events and movie resources, visit www.OrangeTourism.org. Additionally, a fun, free 56-page guidebook can be downloaded at: Orangetourism.org/travel-guide/.

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