A Day in Irvington


Welcome to Irvington, New York, less than an hour from New York City, yet a world away. This historic Hudson River town invites you to slow down, take in expansive waterfront views, and enjoy.


A Day In Irvington


Traveling here
Take the train …
While easily accessible by car, a magical way to get to Irvington is via the MetroNorth train that runs alongside the Hudson River. You’ll have stunning views the whole ride and arrive right in the heart of Irvington. Find more travel info.


Morning Nourishment
Coffee in the park …
Pick up a latte and a snack and head to Irvington’s famous Matthiessen Park for a short walk. Downriver, you’ll see the Manhattan skyline and to your right, the new Tappan Zee Bridge with its modern upward-sweeping cables.

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The Learning Lab
Your workshop happens here …
Just 2 blocks from the train station, the Learning Lab is located in the historic Trent building, once home to Cosmopolitan magazine. We invite you to arrive in time to settle in, get yourself a cup of tea, and meet a few people.

Home to the EILEEN FISHER company headquarters, Irvington offers two unique ways to shop the clothes while you are here.


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Eileen Fisher Renew
Find a few treasures …
Located in the same building as the Learning Lab, Renew is your destination for gently worn EILEEN FISHER garments. Pop in at lunch time or the end of the day — your purchases help support innovative programs for women, girls, and the environment.


Eileen Fisher LAB Store
Discover a one-of-a-kind boutique …
Head to 1 Bridge Street (near the train station) to find a creative array of EILEEN FISHER clothing, including samples (many not available anywhere else), recycled pieces, and top picks from current and recent lines.

Your Eileen Fisher Clothing
We’ll take them back …
Bring your worn-or-torn EILEEN FISHER clothes to any EILEEN FISHER or Renew store. We’ll take them back and give you a $5 Rewards Card for each item— plus the satisfaction of knowing your old clothes will get a new lease on life.

The Old Croton Aqueduct trail runs straight through Irvington near the top of Main Street. A walk along this wide tree-lined path in either direction immerses you in the great outdoors and takes you past some of Irvington’s most beautiful homes and side roads.



The Irvington Waterfront
Down by the river …
Make it a point to wander along the water’s edge while you are here. This is one of the widest points of the Hudson, with stunning views of the cliffs of the Palisades and the Manhattan skyline in one direction.


Stay for Dinner
An array of eateries …
Irvington is home to a range of restaurants along Main Street and near the river. All within walking distance from the Learning Lab and the train station, you can round out your day in Irvington with a relaxing meal and some good conversation.


Make it a Weekend
Charm and history …
Discover Irvington’s neighboring Hudson River towns, offering charming downtowns with antique shops, art galleries, and restaurants galore. Step back in time at nearby historic sites, including Washington Irving’s enchanting Sunnyside home and Lyndhurst, an iconic Gothic Revival mansion and National Historic Landmark. There are many hotels and B&B options in the area.

Main Street Irvington stretches for 9 blocks and runs uphill away from the river. Get in some cardio with a brisk walk — or take a more leisurely stroll, relaxing along the way on one of the many benches that line the street.


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