Day Trip to Greenwich, NY
In Greenwich, New York you'll find a rural paradise of rolling hills, rivers, streams, waterfalls, trees...and even a few cows on the many family-owned farms that still dot this area, as well as neighboring Argyle. The Battenkill offers fishing, canoeing and swimming. There's a skating area in the village in the wintertime, and you can enjoy sledding and snowmobiling in the area's many open fields.
Greenwich is located in Washington County, just east of Saratoga Springs and convenient to the city's nightlife and attractions, yet is a world apart, offering a peaceful recluse. Greenwich is the birthplace of Grandma Moses and the home of Susan B Anthony.
You may also find it an affordable alternative for lodging and dining. The events in Greenwich are a great way to get a taste of the country life like the fiddlers weekend! A favorite event is the annual Washington County Fair held in August every year.
Gramp's Old School
Stay in the countryside close to Saratoga Springs when you opt for Gramp's Old School. You'll be 25 minutes to Saratoga, and close to farm tours, ice cream shops, breweries, hiking trails, and much more. Recently featured on HGTV's Cheap Old Houses!
Battenkill Fibers Carding and Spinning Mill
Looking to transform your raw fiber into yarn or carded fiber? Battenkill Fibers Carding & Spinning Mill offers spinning & carding services using traditional machinery. They also produce yarns and fiber products for wholesale and retail markets.
The Ice Cream Man
The Ice Cream Man serves up premium handcrafted ice cream in a wide variety of flavors. Be sure to pick up an ice cream cake for your next special occasion!
Washington County Fair Inc.
The fair brings together the best of everything: entertainment, 4-H displays, food, music, great rides, and more animals than anywhere else. The 2021 Washington County Fair is scheduled for August 23 - 29.
Willard Mountain Ski Area
Willard Mountain offers all the fun and excitement of alpine skiing, snowboarding, and snow tubing, all just a short drive from Saratoga Springs, Albany, or Glens Falls. Fun for all ages and skill levels, this is New York's coolest little ski area.
Winter Raptor Fest
Hosted at the Washington County Fairgrounds in Greenwich, Winter Raptor Fest is a fun and educational bird festival where attendees can see live owls, hawks, and falcons up close and in flight. There are also presentations, exhibits, food, and more.
The Adirondack School of Northeastern New York
Located on the bank of the Hudson River in Greenwich, NY, The Adirondack School of Northeastern New York has provided a safe, caring, and supportive environment for students in the 6th through 12th grades for 15 years!
Argyle Brewing Company
We are a small "Farm to Glass" craft brewery located at 1 Main Street, Greenwich, NY committed to using New York ingredients to create our tasty beers.
Battenkill Country Club
Battenkill Country Club in Greenwich, NY, is a 9-hole golf course located along the banks of the Battenkill River.
Greenwich Therapeutic Massage
High quality services are available here!!! Offering Therapeutic Massage, Acupuncture, Skin Care Treatments, and HEALTHY Nail Care Services. Our products are organic & natural. Practitioners work with you to obtain personilized, optimal results!
Just Because is the little shop that is big with excitement! Find a carefully selected array of women's apparel, fashion accessories and jewelry, home accents and adorables items for baby. Plus, we offer a great assortment of Vera Bradley products!
Greenwich... the village you wish you had grown up in
Greenwich has been called "the most extraordinary, beautiful and architecturally intact village in all upstate New York." It is located north of Albany and east of Saratoga in a charming village full of shops, restaurants and wonderful places to stay.
In the summer fish, canoe and swim in the Battenkill, golf at two public courses or tour the gently rolling hills on your bicycles. In the winter enjoy skiing, both downhill and cross-country, tubing and snowboarding.
The Washington County Fair, held in August, features everything a country fair is known for - animals, flowers, food, preserves, antiques and gifts. Of course, there are many, many exciting rides as well!
Discover the history of Greenwich. Take a walking tour of the village and learn about the involvement of prominent citizens in the Underground Railroad in the 1800's.
Plan a short visit or a longer stay. You will be glad that you did!
Information provided by:
Wendy and Richard Duvall