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Address: Bannerman Island, Cold Spring, NY
Phone Number: 8552564007
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Intrique on the Hudson

Everything about the storied history of Bannerman Island and Castle is interesting. Well worth the trip and tour.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 November 2016
ddavid60
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Ossining, New York
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Ossining, New York
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Everything about the storied history of Bannerman Island and Castle is interesting. Well worth the trip and tour.

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Cliffside Park, New Jersey
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

This was a great day trip from NYC. Took about 2.5 hours, which included a ferry ride from Newburgh and a very good narrated tour. Castle is very photogenic and the tour was very interesting. There's plenty of parking near the dock and there is Metro North station nearby.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

NY state park area which is in the process of restoration with a lush, mysterious, long, intriguing, romantic history in need of help, volunteers, and work. A must go place not well suited for individuals with physical handicaps. .

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Passengers on the Hudson line of Metro North trains can catch fleeting glimpses of a castle on an island in the Hudson River. The island is situated in the midst of the Hudson Highlands. For many, myself included, the castle at its summit, and the lure of its history, is something to seek out. The island, known familiarly as Bannerman’s... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

The guide was absolutely great and very competent, the tour is interesting and the island is extremely intriguing. Go and support the castle, it is so worth it!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

just watching from the shore stokes the imagination. Like our own little San Simeon on the Hudson! Need to find tour so I can actually visit.

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Brooklyn, New York
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749 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 230 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

My husband and I had been wanting to come here for a while now. The only way to get to the island is to take a ferry tour that leaves form either Beacon or Newburgh or take a kayak tour around the island. I think the only way to tour the actual island is if you take the ferry boat... More 

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Westchester County, New York
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68 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

This tour was very cool. It was so nIce to be able to get a closer look at the old castle that you see in the middle of the hudson! Definitely wear walking shoes and bring a camera

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Thank Xtina G
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Wonderful guided tour, very knowledge about the history of NYC and Hudson valley. Tour guide was an author and expert on the history of the island and who resided on the island throughout NYS history. Lovely boat ride and beautiful gardens to view. The Mighty Hudson River was holding the secret of the past hay day of the castle and... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

The Caste is an easy 25 minute boat ride. The tour guides on the island were superb. A wonderful way to spend a morning.

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