It’s certainly not a quick train ride, but arriving in Cold Spring, located 50 miles north of NYC, is well worth the time. From the minute you step off the train and find yourself on this quaint Main Street, the hustle and bustle of Manhattan melts away. The actual village of Cold Spring is tiny, just .6 square miles, in part due to its location bound by mountainous terrain and the Hudson River. It sits at the deepest point of the river, where the views of Crow’s Nest and Storm King Mountain to the west are truly breathtaking. The central portion of the village is on the National Register of Historic Places, and thankfully, the village had the foresight to preserve the industrial era buildings and homes of the village. Cold Spring in steeped in history, the West Point Foundry, now a preserve managed by Scenic Hudson, played a key role in the Civil War by manufacturing the Parrott rifle. History aside, the evolution of Main Street continues with the additions of Split Rock Books and Cold Spring Cheese Shop to accompany the likes of the well-curated Flowercup Wine (if you are here on a Friday night, stop in for their weekly tasting)! Swing boutique offers its own clothing line as well as uber-stylish clothing and shoes for kids and ladies. I could keep going, there are simply TOO many independent and interesting stores to mention. You are just going to have to come and see for yourself. This tiny town has so much to offer beyond its well-known and highly regarded hiking spots.
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