The Village of Dobbs Ferry is a quiet little enclave along the Hudson River with primarily residential neighborhoods and a small business district. Residents of Dobbs Ferry enjoy a slower pace of life away from the hustle and bustle of the City, but also enjoy many fine dining, entertainment and shopping options right here in town.
The Dobbs Ferry Public Library is a nice place to relax and they also have a nice variety of children’s activities and story time. See Library Calendar.
Westchester Magazine is an excellent local resource for finding Things to Do in Dobbs Ferry and surrounding areas.
SHOPPING, DINING & ENTERTAINMENT
In Dobbs Ferry many locally owned restaurants and shops can be found on Cedar and Main Streets overflowing with picturesque small town charm and far removed from strip malls and big box stores. A nice stroll along these historic streets will lead you to some unique finds as you take in the majestic natural scenery set amongst beautiful buildings and historic homes. You can also take a guided walking tour to learn more about the local architecture and the rich history.
Here are some of our favorite restaurants and food finds in Dobbs Ferry.
The many Galleries, Antique Stores and Boutiques around Dobbs Ferry, especially on Cedar and Main Streets, are always enjoyable to visit on an afternoon about town.
Hit the Road is a local cycling shop where you can find everything you need for serious bike riding or leisurely outings on the trailways.
Other Nearby Shopping
The are several malls and major retail areas pretty close to Dobbs Ferry. Nanuet Stores is one of the major big-box malls in the area just across the Tappan Zee Bridge and includes such high end retail as Ann Taylor, Coach, Michael Kors, Chicos, etc. The Westchester located in downtown White Plains has offerings similar to Nanuet including Tiffany, Uggs, Zales, Banana Republic, Eileen Fisher, Crate & Barrel and many more.
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Parks in Dobbs Ferry are a popular place for residents to spend time. Both Gould Park and Memorial Park have children’s playgrounds and sports fields and Gould Park offers a swimming facility as well. Marina Park offers scenic views of the Hudson and a marina for boating enthusiasts.
Exercise enthusiasts and those who love the outdoors can walk or bike the Old Croton Aqueduct Trail that stretches from the Croton Dam and reservoir in Westchester County all the way to 42nd Street in Manhattan, a distance of 41 miles. Some sections are packed–dirt paths running through a forest, while others are asphalt and concrete streets and sidewalks.
The Village of Dobbs Ferry provides a variety of recreation options through the Parks and Recreation Department. Residents can register for arts programs at camps that take place at the Embassy Community Center.