Don’t miss the Vanderbilt Mansion when it is decorated for Christmas.
The Vanderbilt Mansion & Estate
National Historic Site
4097 Albany Post Road
Hyde Park, NY 12538
I have visited the Vanderbilt Estate many times over the years and every time I visit I learn something new about the family and about the property. It takes many visits to truly see the beauty of the house and grounds.
The Vanderbilt Mansion foyer on the first floor decorated for the holidays
I found the best time to visit is in the late Spring as the buds are coming in and Christmas time when the house is decorated for the holidays. It is quite spectacular. The holiday tour is amazing and after Thanksgiving, make a special trip to the Hudson River Valley and go mansion hopping as all the houses are decorated for the holidays.
The tour will take you to three floors of the house: the…
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