9.2 out of 10

Cornwall-on-Hudson

41.4303595450411 -74.0187030905686
Great for
  • Clean & Green
  • Cost of Living
  • Eating Out
  • Internet Access
  • Lack of Traffic
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5/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 5/5
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Pest Free 5/5
  • Peace & Quiet 5/5
  • Eating Out 5/5
  • Nightlife 3/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Gym & Fitness 3/5
  • Internet Access 5/5
  • Lack of Traffic 5/5
  • Parking 5/5
  • Cost of Living 5/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 5/5
  • Schools 5/5
2yrs+

"Beautiful Mountain Valley Town in the Family-Friendly Hudson River Valley!"

The best thing about Cornwall-on-Hudson is Storm King Mountain and, respectively, Storm King State Park. From the western banks of the Hudson River, you can get amazing views of the glacier-created rock faces towering over the Hudson all along its shores, and Storm King Mountain with its awesome beauty, home to a variety of wildlife and excellent trails of all different kinds for the die-hard hiker and nature-lover in you.

Cornwall was founded in 1609 by world explorer Hendrick (“Henry”) Hudson. Today the town is home to more than 3,000 people (and going strong). Cornwall Central School District has been rated 8 out of 10 stars. While some say that the school focuses too much on sports rather than academic needs, others say that the staff is very welcoming of differences. What’s unusual about the Cornwall Central School District is that the middle schoolers are let out later than the high schoolers, due to the traffic regulations regarding busy Rt. 94, which runs right alongside the High School/Middle School campus. It’s a beautiful campus and with its beautiful organic garden created by proud, creative Cornwall students, you’ll find the sound of the cars fading into the background. There’s also the Storm King School, a private 8-12 college preparatory school with smaller classes and a 7:1 ratio between students and faculty, as well as the New York Military Academy, a private boarding school that prepares its students for military life.

Visitors to Cornwall-on-Hudson will enjoy making new friends at the Two Alices coffee Lounge, which offers sandwiches, soup, bagles and coffee (of course); highly recommended is the Pumpkin Chai Tea Latte (yum, yum)! There’s open mics at the country store called The Shops at jones Farm, where you can also enjoy homemade donuts and baked goods, as well as fudge and apples from nearby orchards; there’s also the Key Food Marketplace in Cornwall Plaza, where you’ll also find Chan’s Happy Peking Houes, Dunkin’ Donuts, the US Post Office and Bank of America, among others. Don't forget the blueberry lemonade at the Hudson Street Cafe. For 5 star restaurants, check out the Sawatdee Thai Quisine and the Trestle Restaurant and Bar, as well as the River Bank on River Avenue, whose fish filet is some of the best around!
Recommended for
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  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Tourists
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  • Students
  • Country Lovers

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