Introduction to Nyack, New York
This area was initially a fishing spot for local Nyack Native Americans. The first Europeans arrived in Nyack in 1675. It was formally incorporated as a village in 1782. Nyack was known chiefly for its ship building and commercial center during the 18th and 19th centuries.
Nyack and nearby Attractions
- Belskie Museum of Art and Science
- DeWint House
- George Washington Bridge
- Bergen County Zoological Park
- Bartlett Arboretum
Things To Do In Nyack
Local museums include the American Labor Museum, the Bergen Museum of Art & Science and the Bronx County Historical Society. The Blue Mountain Reservation offers scenic hiking trails, while the Bergen County Zoological Park and the Bartlett Arboretum are accessible from Nyack as well.
La Guardia International is the nearest major airport.
Nyack Higher Education
Local colleges and universities include Mercy College, Iona College, SUNY Westchester Community College and Pace University.