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Yorktown-Heights is an unincorporated hamlet located inside the town of Yorktown in northern Westchester County, just 35 miles from New York City. As of the 2000 census, the hamlet of Yorktown Heights had a population of 7,972. The historic town of Yorktown is situated amid 40 square miles of scenic rolling hills and farmland. After the Revolutionary War, the township was officially designated as "Yorktown" in commemoration of the Americans victory at Yorktown, Virginia on October 19, 1781. Over 1400 acres of town and state parks are in the Yorktown Heights area and five miles of the 22-mile North County Trailway Bike and Pedestrian Path is located in Yorktown. Other points of interest include two 18-hole golf courses, the nature preserve at Teatown Lake Reservation, and the Croton Reservoir and Gatehouse. The Yorktown Museum is located in Yorktown Heights, and provides a fascinating look at the area's history. You can visit an 18th century home that is part of the museum, or an early Mohegan Indian Settlement. The museum also features the Old Put Railroad, five permanent exhibit rooms and several changing exhibits, a gift shop and genealogical center.

Surrounding areas: Katonah, New York (4.9 mi), Putnam Valley, New York (6.7 mi), Chappaqua, New York (7.8 mi), Garrison, New York (9.7 mi), Bear Mountain, New York (11.6 mi), Highland Lake, New York (11.6 mi), South Salem, New York (11.7 mi)

Yorktown Heights Vacation Rentals

Yorktown Heights Hotels and Resorts

Hotels & Motels
Holiday Inn1 Holiday Inn DrMT Kisco, NY4.6 mi.(914) 241-2600
Holiday InnOne Holiday DrMT Kisco, NY5.2 mi.(914) 241-2600
Crabtree's Kittle House11 Kittle RdChappaqua, NY6.4 mi.(914) 666-8044
Peekskill Motor Inn634 Main StPeekskill, NY7.9 mi.(914) 739-1500
Edith Macy Conference Center550 Chappaqua RdBriarcliff Manor, NY8.1 mi.(914) 945-8000
Hudson River Inn And Conference Center321 N Highland AveOssining, NY8.4 mi.(914) 762-5600
Wellesley Inn Armonk94 Business Park DrArmonk, NY11.0 mi.(914) 273-9090
Comfort Inn & Suites20 Saw Ml River RdHawthorne, NY11.4 mi.(914) 592-8600
Christianna Hotel52 Main StHighland Falls, NY11.6 mi.(845) 446-5798
West Point Motel156 Main StHighland Falls, NY11.7 mi.(845) 446-4180
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suite1106 Rt9WFtmontgomery, NY11.9 mi.(845) 446-4277
Best Western - Palisade MotelRt 218 & 9 WHighland Falls, NY11.9 mi.(845) 446-9400
Raintree Motel2 S Rt 9WCongers, NY12.1 mi.(845) 268-5600
The Thayer Hotel674 Thayer RdWest Point, NY12.5 mi.(845) 446-4731
Tarrytown HouseE Sunnyside LnTarrytown, NY14.1 mi.(914) 591-8200
Westchester Marriott670 White PLNS RdTarrytown, NY14.1 mi.(914) 631-2200
Super 8 Motel47 Rte 59Nyack, NY14.4 mi.(845) 353-3380
Elms Inn500 Main StRidgefield, CT14.5 mi.(203) 438-5241
Stonehenge InnRt 7Ridgefield, CT14.5 mi.(203) 438-6511
West Lane Inn22 West LnRidgefield, CT14.5 mi.(203) 438-7323
Tarrytown Courtyard475 White Plains RdTarrytown, NY14.7 mi.(914) 631-1122
Tarrytown Springhill Suites480 White Plains RdTarrytown, NY14.7 mi.(914) 366-4600
Sheraton Tarrytown600 White Plains RdTarrytown, NY14.8 mi.(914) 332-7900
Saw Mill River Motel25 Valley AveElmsford, NY15.1 mi.(914) 592-7500
Wellesley Inn / Elmsford540 Sawmill River RdElmsford, NY15.1 mi.(914) 592-3300
Doubletree Hotel Tarrytown455 S BroadwayTarrytown, NY15.1 mi.(914) 631-5700
Elmsford Motel19 Tarrytown RdElmsford, NY15.3 mi.(914) 592-5300
Extended Stay America118 Tarrytown RdElmsford, NY15.3 mi.(914) 347-8073
Hampton Inn White Plains/Tarrytown200 Tarrytown RdElmsford, NY15.4 mi.(914) 592-5680
Avalon Lake Apartments48 Briar Ridge RdDanbury, CT15.7 mi.(203) 730-1900
Sheraton Danbury Hotel18 Old Ridgebury RdDanbury, CT15.8 mi.(203) 794-0600
Springhill Suites Danbury30 Old Ridgebury RdDanbury, CT15.8 mi.(203) 744-7333
Central Motel441 Central AveWhite Plains, NY16.2 mi.(914) 948-8717
The Parkview Condominium21 Lake StWhite Plains, NY16.2 mi.(212) 290-8488
Residence Inn By Marriott West Chester5 Barker AveWhite Plains, NY16.4 mi.(914) 761-7700
Crowne Plaza-white Plains66 Hale AveWhite Plains, NY16.6 mi.(914) 682-0050
Radisson Hotel44 Lake AveDanbury, CT17.0 mi.(203) 791-2200
Days Inn296 Ethan Allen HwyRidgefield, CT17.2 mi.(203) 438-3781
Candlewood Suites Nanuet Rockland20 Overlook BlvdNanuet, NY17.2 mi.(845) 371-4445
Residence Inn22 Segar StDanbury, CT17.6 mi.(203) 797-1256
Bed & Breakfast
Caldwell House Bed And Breakfast25 Orrs Mills RdSalisbury Mills, NY21.0 mi.(845) 496-2954

Yorktown Heights Weather & Climate

The Hudson Valley ,which generally refers to the canyon area of the Hudson River and surrounding communities in New York State, has a four-season climate. The first significant snowfall usually occurs in December, but there are variations. Some years there is no snow or ice and the temperatures and river stays quite mild - high 40s to low 50s. March is the month to look for the first signs of spring. Summers in the Hudson Valley are hazy, warm and humid. September can be a mixed bag of clear, cool Canadian air or humid, warm air with intense downpours. October is one of the best months in the region for hiking and other outdoor sports. The weather is cooler and less humid then, with crisp, clear views of the High Peaks of the Adirondacks, the Catskills and the Hudson Highlands.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 33°F 17°F 4.06 in. -
February 37°F 19°F 3.09 in. -
March 46°F 28°F 4.20 in. -
April 58°F 38°F 4.39 in. -
May 69°F 48°F 4.84 in. -
June 77°F 57°F 4.21 in. -
July 81°F 62°F 4.63 in. -
August 80°F 61°F 4.55 in. -
September 72°F 53°F 4.75 in. -
October 61°F 42°F 4.09 in. -
November 50°F 33°F 4.51 in. -
December 38°F 23°F 3.81 in. -

Yorktown Heights Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Stewart International airport (SWF) located about 23 miles northwest of Yorktown Heights in Newburgh, New York, the Teterboro airport (TEB) located approximately 32 miles southwest of Yorktown Heights in Teterboro, New Jersey, the La Guardia airport (LGA) located roughly 34 miles south of Yorktown Heights in New York, New York, the John F Kennedy International airport (JFK) located around 43 miles south of Yorktown Heights in New York, New York, the Newark Liberty International airport (EWR) located about 44 miles southwest of Yorktown Heights in Newark, New Jersey, and finally the Long Island Mac Arthur airport (ISP) located approximately 48 miles southeast of Yorktown Heights in Islip, New York.

Yorktown Heights Attractions

Amusement and Theme Parks
JeepersWest NyackNY15.1 mi.
Playland ParkRyeNY20.6 mi.
Glen Island ParkNew RochelleNY24.8 mi.
Bayville AmusementsBayvilleNY27.3 mi.
Quassy Amusement ParkMiddleburyCT38.1 mi.
AdventurelandFarmingdaleNY41.0 mi.
AstrolandBrooklynNY43.7 mi.
Coney Island BoardwalkBrooklynNY43.7 mi.
Coney Island - Kenny KaufmanBrooklynNY43.7 mi.
Deno's Wonder Wheel Amusement ParkBrooklynNY43.7 mi.
Nellie Bly ParkBrooklynNY43.7 mi.
Sports Plus Entertainment CenterLake GroveNY45.0 mi.
Lake CompounceBristolCT51.0 mi.
Boomers Family Fun CenterMedfordNY51.2 mi.
Country Fair Entertainment ParkMedfordNY51.2 mi.
Kid's KingdomMedfordNY51.2 mi.
Bowcraft Amusement ParkScotch PlainsNJ53.2 mi.
Keansburg Amusement ParkKeansburgNJ60.2 mi.
Land Of Make BelieveHopeNJ66.8 mi.
Pocono Play ParkBartonsvillePA80.7 mi.
Water Parks
Splash Down ParkFishkillNY19.3 mi.
Splish Splash Water ParkRiverheadNY63.0 mi.
Carousel Water & Fun ParkBeach LakePA74.7 mi.
Zoom Flume Water ParkDurhamNY80.6 mi.
Alpine Slide at CamelbackTannersvillePA81.1 mi.
Sesame PlaceLanghornePA96.6 mi.
Dorney Park & Whitewater KingdomAllentownPA100.4 mi.
Maple Breeze ParkPawcatuckCT101.1 mi.
Water WizzWesterlyRI101.5 mi.
Mountain CreekVernonNJ115.5 mi.
Yawgoo Valley Ski Area and WaterparkExeterRI118.0 mi.
Golf Courses
Mohansic Golf CourseYorktown HeightsNY 
Sanctuary Country ClubYorktown HeightsNY 
Shallow Creek Golf CourseShrub OakNY4.0 mi.
Country Club At Lake MacGregorMahopacNY7.3 mi.
Garrison Golf ClubGarrisonNY9.7 mi.
Highlands Country ClubGarrisonNY11.3 mi.
Pehquenakonck Country ClubNorth SalemNY11.6 mi.
Rockland Lake State ParkCongersNY11.8 mi.
Pound Ridge Golf ClubPound RidgeNY11.9 mi.
Vails Grove Golf CourseBrewsterNY12.0 mi.
Centennial Golf ClubCarmelNY12.1 mi.
Phillip J Rotella Municipal Golf CourseThiellsNY12.8 mi.
Ridgefield Golf CourseRidgefieldCT13.8 mi.
Maple Moor Golf CourseWhite PlainsNY16.7 mi.
Oyster Bay Town Golf Course & ClubhouseWoodburyNY17.8 mi.
Central Valley Golf ClubCentral ValleyNY18.2 mi.
Broadacres Golf ClubOrangeburgNY18.3 mi.
Saxon Woods Golf CourseScarsdaleNY18.7 mi.
Richter Park Golf CourseDanburyCT18.9 mi.
Fishkill Golf CourseFishkillNY19.3 mi.
Rainbow Country ClubGreenvilleNY19.5 mi.
Blue Hill Golf CoursePearl RiverNY19.8 mi.
E Gaynor Brennan Golf CourseStamfordCT20.0 mi.
Sterling Farms Golf CourseStamfordCT20.0 mi.
Oak Hills Park Golf CourseNorwalkCT20.3 mi.
Rockleigh Golf CourseRockleighNJ20.3 mi.
Golf Club at Mansion RidgeMonroeNY21.3 mi.
Monroe Country ClubMonroeNY21.3 mi.
Beekman Country ClubHopewell JunctionNY21.4 mi.
Branton Woods Golf ClubHopewell JunctionNY21.4 mi.
Ski Areas
Big BirchPattersonNY19.0 mi.
Thunder RidgePattersonNY19.0 mi.
Mount PeterWarwickNY30.3 mi.
WoodburyWoodburyCT35.0 mi.
CraigmeurNewfoundlandNJ37.6 mi.
Mohawk MountainCornwallCT45.9 mi.
Mount SouthingtonSouthingtonCT51.8 mi.
Holiday MountainMonticelloNY54.2 mi.
Shawnee MountainDelawarePA59.3 mi.
CatamountHillsdaleNY64.1 mi.
Butternut Ski AreaGreat BarringtonMA67.4 mi.
Hunter MountainHunterNY69.0 mi.
Belleayre MoutainHighmountNY70.7 mi.
Otis RidgeOtisMA72.9 mi.
TanglewoodTaftonPA73.5 mi.
Ski WindhamWindhamNY75.7 mi.
Alpine MountainAnalominkPA76.6 mi.
Ski PlattekillRoxburyNY80.9 mi.
CamelbackTannersvillePA81.1 mi.
Mount TomHolyokeMA88.0 mi.
State Parks
Mohansic State ParkNY1.8 mi. 
Stony Point State ParkNY10.2 mi. 
Bear Mountain State ParkNY11.1 mi. 
Hook Mountain State ParkNY11.4 mi. 
Bear Mountain State ParkNY11.6 mi. 
High Tor State ParkNY11.9 mi. 
Rockland Lake State ParkNY12.2 mi. 
Clarence Fahnestock Memorial State ParkNY12.6 mi. 
Hudson Highlands State ParkNY15.0 mi. 
Palisades Interstate ParkNY15.2 mi. 
Seth Pierrepont State ParkCT15.3 mi. 
Storm King State ParkNY15.9 mi. 
Blauvelt State ParkNY16.0 mi. 
Mianus River State ParkCT16.7 mi. 
Wooster Mountain State ParkCT16.9 mi. 
Tallman Mountain State ParkNY18.6 mi. 
Palisades State ParkNY19.8 mi. 
Putnam Memorial State ParkCT21.1 mi. 
Huntington State ParkCT22.9 mi. 
Squantz Pond State ParkCT23.0 mi. 
Katonah Museum of ArtKatonahNY4.9 mi.(Art)
Peekskill MuseumPeekskillNY7.5 mi.(History)
Constitution Island - The Warner HouseWest PointNY12.4 mi.(History)
West Point MuseumWest PointNY12.4 mi.(History)
Hudson Valley Children's MuseumNyackNY14.4 mi.(Children's)
Aldrich Museum of Contemporary ArtRidgefieldCT14.5 mi.(Art)
the aldrich museum of contemporary artRidgefieldCT14.5 mi.(Art)
Hofstra MuseumHempsteadNY15.7 mi.(Art)
Bruce MuseumGreenwichCT18.6 mi.(Multidisciplinary)
Hopper-Goetschius House MuseumUpper Saddle RiverNJ22.2 mi.(History)
Hudson River MuseumYonkersNY24.3 mi.(Multidisciplinary)
Gomez Mill HouseMarlboroNY25.2 mi.(History)
African Art Museum of the SMA FathersTenaflyNJ25.8 mi.(Art)
Bergen Museum of Art and ScienceParamusNJ27.4 mi.(Art)
Barnum MuseumBridgeportCT30.6 mi.(Miscellaneous)
Discovery MuseumBridgeportCT30.6 mi.(Science)
Nassau County Museum of artRoslyn HarborNY32.3 mi.(Art)
Queens Museum of ArtFlushingNY35.0 mi.(Art)
China the BeautifulGuttenbergNJ35.1 mi.(Multidisciplinary)
American Museum of the Moving ImageAstoriaNY35.4 mi.(Technology)
Zoos and Aquariums
Bergen County Zoological ParkParamusNJ27.4 mi.
Bronx Zoo/Wildlife Conservation ParkBronxNY29.4 mi.
Beardsley Zoological GardensBridgeportCT30.6 mi.
Queens Wildlife CenterFlushingNY35.0 mi.
Trevor ZooMillbrookNY35.8 mi.
Central Park Wildlife CenterNew YorkNY40.3 mi.
New York AquariumBrooklynNY43.7 mi.
Prospect Park Wildlife CenterBrooklynNY43.7 mi.
Staten Island ZooStaten IslandNY52.5 mi.
Mystic AquariumMysticCT94.2 mi.
New Jersey State Aquarium at CamdenCamdenNJ116.6 mi.
Philadelphia Zoological GardenPhiladelphiaPA116.6 mi.

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