Yonkers Tourism

Yonkers (US /ˈjɑːŋkərz/) is the fourth most populous city in the U.S. state of New York (behind New York City, Buffalo, and Rochester), and the most populous city in Westchester County, with a population of 195,976 (according to the 2010 Census). It is an inner suburb of New York City, directly to the north of the Bronx and approximately two miles (3 km) north of the northernmost point in Manhattan. Yonkers's downtown is centered on a plaza known as Getty Square, where the municipal government is located. The area also houses significant local businesses and non-profits, and serves as a major retail hub for Yonkers and the northwest Bronx. The city is home to several attractions, including the Hudson River Museum; Saw Mill River Daylighting, wherein a parking lot was removed to uncover a river; Science Barge; Sherwood House; and Yonkers Raceway, a harness racing track that has renovated its grounds and clubhouse and added legalized video slot machine gambling in 2006 in a "racino" called Empire City. Major shopping areas can be found in Getty Square, on South Broadway, at the Cross County Shopping Center and Westchester's Ridge Hill, and along Central Park Avenue, informally called "Central Ave" by area residents, a name it takes officially a few miles north in White Plains.


The fourth most populous city in the New York state is well frequented as well. The place is like an inner suburb and draws a lot of visitors who come here to witness its many attractions including the Hudson River Museum, Untermeyer Park, The Old Croton Aqueduct Trail, Sherwood House and Tibbetts Brook Park. The place is also home to Yonkers Raceway which is a popular racing track and a great hangout place for folks. If you are someone who likes shopping a lot, don't think and just head to one of these famous places- Getty Square, Cross County Shopping Center and Central Ave, for a hefty shopping rendezvous. Check out its various neighbourhood on you stay here. Make sure to visit Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox Church which is a prominent relic here. Check out the buildings, shop around and interact with folks, no matter what you do, you will have plenty of fun here!

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