Tarrytown is situated on the eastern shore of the Hudson River, in an area called the Tappan Zee, a village rich in history and of course, local legend. It is a village of rolling hills, twenty-five miles north of New York City. Tarrytown is served by a stop on the Metro-North Hudson Line. To the north of Tarrytown is the village of Sleepy Hollow (formerly "North Tarrytown"), to the south the village of Irvington and to the east unincorporated parts of Greenburgh. The Tappan Zee Bridge crosses the Hudson at Tarrytown, carrying the New York State Thruway (Interstates 87 and 287) to Nyack and points upstate. Tarrytown is served by Union Free School District of the Tarrytowns - Including, Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow.
Points of Interest in Tarrytown, New York:
- Lyndhurst, a Gothic Revival mansion formerly owned by Jay Gould
- Sunnyside, historic home of author Washington Irving
- Tappan Z Gallery Contemporary and Fine Art Gallery in the heart of Main Street
- Patriot's Park, added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.
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