Head to Grand Central Station and embark on an 80-minute train journey north to Beacon. There’s plenty to do in this quaint town, but an absolute must is Dia:beacon, a gallery housed in the former Nabisco box printing facility. Here, you’ll find modern and contemporary art from big names such as Robert Irwin, Sol LeWitt and Richard Serra. Stroll along the picturesque streets to the award-winning The Roundhouse for lunch, before sampling artisanal gins at Denning’s Point Distillery.
Experimental jazz, electronic music, theatre and more by emerging artists
Cutting-edge contemporary art out in Long Island City
A haven for romantics and nature lovers
The largest museum in the United States
A beautiful park stroll with elevated Lower West Manhattan views