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What Makes The Town of Warwick Special

The beautiful Town of Warwick, located in the heart of New York’s Hudson Valley, includes the villages of Warwick, Greenwood Lake and Florida, and provides abundant opportunities for residents and visitors alike. While only an hour from New York City, Warwick is nestled among rolling farms and scenic orchards and offers a quality of life that’s second to none. Businesses and residents can enjoy a mix of rural and suburban lifestyles within close proximity to more urban locales in Orange County, as well as easy, convenient access to the greatest city on earth.

Warwick is located about 40 minutes from Stewart International Airport and is within an hour of other New York metropolitan area airports, including Kennedy, LaGuardia, Newark-Liberty and Westchester County airports. Plus, there’s easy access to NYC via Metro-North’s Port Jervis line and a number of bus services.Warwick maintains a rich agricultural heritage. The Town is recognized as a pioneer in farmland preservation – protecting over 3,000 acres of agricultural land. It is also home to one of the oldest and most successful farmers’ markets in the Hudson Valley. Fresh produce, farm to table dining, open space defined by active farms are part of the Warwick experience.The rural countryside is anchored by vibrant villages which offer a variety of sophisticated shopping, restaurants and services. These historic centers are rich in the details of daily life. Warwick is cohesive, offering a strong sense of place and community. This is buoyed by one of the largest Chamber of Commerces in the region, a school district that is recognized for its excellence, diverse housing which includes Warwick Grove, a new urbanist neighborhood for active adults.

Recognizing the value of economic development Warwick’s municipal leaders maintain a business friendly approach to new business and investors, while upholding a commitment to preserving its unique identity.

The Village of Greenwood Lake has been a long-time popular destination for water-sport enthusiasts. The 9-mile lake, which straddles the New York and New Jersey border, is the largest in Orange County and attracts visitors year round who come to boat, swim, ice skate, fish, or simply enjoy the scenic landscape. The Town of Warwick also boasts Glenmere Lake, located between Warwick and the Town of Chester.

For the outdoor minded, Warwick offers residents and visitors the option to bike its country back roads, take a hike on the Appalachian Trail, or play a round on one of the quality private and public golf courses. In the fall, Warwick explodes with spectacular color and provides new opportunities for outdoor fun. The annual Warwick Applefest draws thousands of visitors to the Village of Warwick each year giving local wineries, shops, artisans and farmers the perfect way to show off their wares. For the winter sports enthusiasts, downhill and cross-country skiing and snow tubing are on tap at nearby area ski resorts, as well as sledding and skating offering something for everyone in the family. No matter the time of year, there’s always fun to be found in Warwick.

History buffs will get their fill at historic Baird’s Tavern, a tavern built by Francis Baird in 1766; the Shingle House, the first home built in Warwick (1764); the 1810 House, a 19th century saltbox cottage; the Ketchum House, one of the oldest original houses in the village; and the Old School Baptist Meeting House that was originally built in 1810 and is currently being used for concerts and religious services.

Cultural, historic, and recreational opportunities abound throughout Warwick, Orange County, and the greater Mid-Hudson Valley region. There’s never a question of what to do, but rather where to start. Highlights include:

• US Military Academy at West Point
• Woodbury Common Premium Outlets
• Washington’s Headquarters
• New Windsor Cantonment
• Wineries & Vineyards
• Goshen Historic Track
• Constitution Island

• Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame
• Storm King Art Center