Find fun things to do in New Rochelle near NYC

After a filling breakfast, set out from Radisson Hotel New Rochelle for the nearby Amtrak and Metro-North Railroad station to take the 25-minute ride to Grand Central Station. From there you can explore the world-renowned sights of Midtown Manhattan, including Fifth Avenue, MoMA, Central Park, and Times Square. Get tickets to see the Knicks or the Yankees play, visit the Bronx Zoo, or catch a hit Broadway show while you're exploring New York City. For things to do closer to the hotel, you can set sail in Municipal Marina, tour the Thomas Paine Cottage Museum, or get lost in the mirror maze at Playland. Visiting the area to check out a local college? Our hotel is within 10 minutes of Iona College, The College of New Rochelle, and Monroe College New Rochelle. Business travelers appreciate being a train ride away from major corporations in NYC, White Plains, NY, and Greenwich, CT.

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Monroe College

0.09 mi / 0.14 km from the hotel
Located in downtown, the New Rochelle campus of Monroe College is a well-respected educational institution.

The College of New Rochelle

0.86 mi / 1.39 km from the hotel
Founded in 1904, this private learning institution has four schools on its gorgeously landscaped campus as well as four satellite campuses throughout New York City.

City Island

6.59 mi / 10.6 km from the hotel
This quaint seaport community is home to excellent restaurants, unique shopping, and recreation. You can charter a fishing excursion or yacht tour while at City Island.

Emelin Theatre

3.35 mi / 5.4 km from the hotel
Catch a play, concert, or comedy act at Emelin Theatre, which also features indie films, Hollywood movies, and kid-friendly shows.

Glen Island Park

1.28 mi / 2.07 km from the hotel
Enjoy a picnic on this 105-acre island before walking among the late 19th-century castles, sculptures, and towers that are scattered throughout the park.

Iona College

0.98 mi / 1.58 km from the hotel
This Congregation of Christian Brothers–affiliated school offers more than 60 majors, 40 minors, and 45 graduate programs.