Find fun things to do in New Rochelle near NYC

During your stay at Radisson Hotel New Rochelle, you can easily access plenty of interesting things to do close by. Set sail with your family at New Rochelle’s Municipal Marina, tour the Thomas Paine Cottage Museum, or get lost in the mirror maze at Playland. Here to check out a local college? Iona College, The College of New Rochelle, and Monroe College New Rochelle are all just 10 minutes away. To reach NYC attractions, take public transit at the nearby Amtrak and Metro-North Railroad station and reach Grand Central Terminal in about 40 minutes. From there, you can explore essential Manhattan sights such as Fifth Avenue, MoMA, and Central Park. Catch a hit Broadway show, visit the Bronx Zoo, or see a New York Yankees baseball game.

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The College of New Rochelle

0.86 mi / 1.39 km from the hotel
Founded in 1904, this private learning institution has four schools on its gorgeously landscaped campus as well as four satellite campuses throughout New York City.

Monroe College, New Rochelle

0.09 mi / 0.14 km from the hotel
Located in the city’s vibrant downtown, the New Rochelle campus of this well-respected educational institution offers proximity to NYC without the city hassle. Excellent public transit makes nearby parks and entertainment easily accessible.

City Island

6.59 mi / 10.6 km from the hotel
This quaint seaport community is home to excellent restaurants, unique shopping, and recreation. You can charter a fishing excursion or yacht tour while at City Island.

Emelin Theatre

3.35 mi / 5.4 km from the hotel
Catch a play, concert, or comedy act at Emelin Theatre, which also features indie films, Hollywood movies, and kid-friendly shows.

Glen Island Park

1.28 mi / 2.07 km from the hotel
Enjoy a picnic on this 105-acre island before walking among the late 19th-century castles, sculptures, and towers that are scattered throughout the park.

Iona College

0.98 mi / 1.58 km from the hotel
This Congregation of Christian Brothers–affiliated school offers more than 60 majors, 40 minors, and 45 graduate programs.

Municipal Marina

0.5 mi / 0.81 km from the hotel
This popular harbor provides the perfect launch point for a day of sailing or fishing.

New Roc City

0.21 mi / 0.34 km from the hotel
Discover something for everyone at this complex, which includes an arcade, amusement rides, an IMAX theater, a go-kart track, shopping, and restaurants.

Playland Park

6.47 mi / 10.41 km from the hotel
Take a boat ride, go for a spin on one of the kid-friendly rides, or accelerate your fun on the Super Flight roller coaster when you visit Playland.

Thomas Paine Cottage Museum

1.56 mi / 2.51 km from the hotel
Once owned by one of America's founders, the Thomas Paine Cottage is home to a variety of Colonial and Revolutionary War-era artifacts.