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Port Jervis Metro-North day trip
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Follow This Food-Filled Day Trip Along the Metro-North Port Jervis Line


There are many hidden gems and classic spots in the Hudson Valley, including restaurants, hiking spots, and fun things to do with friends and family members. Take a journey along the Port Jervis train route and spend the day at one of these stops. The Port Jervis line has a total of 25 stations, starting at the Hoboken Terminal and ending at Port Jervis.  An important note to mention is that this is primarily a commuter line and runs Monday through Friday.


Enjoy breakfast at The Village Blend

One-minute walk from Sloatsburg station

Indulge in the brioche French toast and a perfect blend (options include iced coffee, frappe, iced chai, iced latte, and more). The Village Blend also has sweet treats, signature sandwiches, and smoothies available.

86 Orange Turnpike, Sloatsburg

Adventure through Harriman State Park

Four-minute drive or 35-minute walk from Sloatsburg station

Ready to walk off your breakfast before a delicious lunch? Harriman State Park is the second largest state park in New York with over 47,000 acres. Spend a few hours in the forested trails, open meadows, and water spots.

Devour lunch at Rhodes North Tavern

Six-minute walk from Sloatsburg station

Head down to a local favorite! Rhodes North’s menu captures classic comfort food like homemade mac and cheese, pizza, sandwiches, wraps, and more.

40 Orange Turnpike, Sloatsburg

Grab a drink at Seven Lakes Station

Four-minute walk from Sloatsburg station

If you’re looking for a blend of craft beer and beautiful scenery, look no further than Seven Lakes Station. Both beer enthusiasts and nature lovers can enjoy this welcoming atmosphere.

80 Orange Turnpike, Sloatsburg

Cozy up with a good meal at Valley Rock Lodge

Five-minute walk from Sloatsburg station

Valley Rock Lodge will reopen for seasonal service in the late fall; however, The Cantina serves brunch and dinner and Organic Market & Cafe serves lunch.

27 Mill St., Sloatsburg


Eat breakfast at Dottie Audrey’s Bakery Kitchen

Three-minute drive or 33-minute walk from Tuxedo station

Choose your drink of choice from the coffee, espresso, and tea selections. Dottie Audrey’s Bakery Kitchen also has a catering menu if you are hosting an event and need breakfast/brunch, lunch, or dinner.

549 NY-17, Tuxedo Park

Find treasures at Tuxedo Park Antique Shop

Three-minute walk from Tuxedo station

From jewelry to fine art and gifts, there could be something for collectors of all sorts at this store. Browse the treasures that Tuxedo Park Antique Shop has to offer before making your way to your next stop.

215 NY-17, Tuxedo Park

Explore Ramapo Dunderberg Trailhead

13-minute walk from Tuxedo station

Don’t forget your hiking boots, bottle of water, and camera! The trails in Tuxedo are beautiful with foliage, streams, and scenic overlooks.

11-33 Grove Dr, Tuxedo Park

Treat yourself to an early dinner at Tuxedo Sushi

Two-minute walk from Tuxedo station

Sushi fans will be impressed with the sushi and sashimi selection at Tuxedo Sushi. Try the Tuxedo Roll (eel and avocado roll topped with assorted sashimi, scallions, tobiko, kani, and chef special sauce).

233 NY-17, Tuxedo Park


Shopping time! Take a seven-minute car ride to Woodbury Common to shop ‘til you drop. You could easily spend the entire day here thanks to the multitude of stores and over 27 dining options. 


Enjoy a meal at Lo Nuestro Restaurant

17-minute drive from Middletown station

This Mexican bistro is on the list for fall 2023 Hudson Valley Restaurant Week! Enjoy fresh guacamole, cheesy quesadillas, tacos, goodies, bowls, and much more. Lo Nuestro has fried ice cream topped with dulce de leche, cheesecake, flan, and additional dessert options.

180 Monhagen Ave, Middletown

Sip on afternoon drinks at Scotchtown Craft

Six-minute drive or 29-minute walk from Middletown station

Choose from one of Scotchtown Craft’s number of draught, cans, or bottles. From ciders to IPAs and sours, there’s sure to be something for everyone.
741 NY-211 E, Middletown

Celebrate happy hour at Copperbarn Coffeebar

Eight-minute drive or 48-minute walk from Middletown station

From lunch and dinner to Sunday brunch and happy hour, Copperbarn has so much more than just coffee. Happy hour is Monday through Friday from 3-6 p.m. with discounted drinks.

368 East Main St., Middletown

Dine at Cosimo’s

13-minute walk from Middletown station

Cosimo’s Brick Oven is a participant in this fall’s Hudson Valley Restaurant Week. Treat yourself to a mouthwatering wood-fired pizza, signature pasta dishes, or any of the Italian classics. Cosimo’s also has locations in Newburgh, Woodbury, and Poughkeepsie.

620 NY-211, Middletown

Port Jervis

Enjoy a coffee at Foundry42

Four-minute walk from Port Jervis station

Foundry42’s coffee bar is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day. The coffee blend hits on nutty and chocolatey notes. The shop also has a selection of homemade goodies available.
42 Front St., Port Jervis

Stroll the D&H Canal & Gravity Railroad Trail

Six-minute drive or 19-minute walk from Port Jervis station

This one-mile trail is great for an easy stroll with the family. Folks can bike and walk along the scenic terrain. It is also wheelchair accessible.

2 Grand View Ave, Port Jervis

Lunchtime at Fogwood + Fig

Three-minute walk from Port Jervis station

Fogwood + Fig, a plant-based comfort food cafe, has delicious burgers, bowls, salads, and seasonal specials. The eatery is open Friday through Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

24 Front St., Port Jervis

Sip on tea at Awakening Tea Room @ Crystal Shop

Three-minute walk from Port Jervis station

High tea, savory treats, and tea rituals – oh my! The menu at Awakening Tea Room offers an array of options for tea enthusiasts and food lovers. After your tea party, make time to browse the shop for crystals, tarot cards, essential oils, and more.

35-37 Front St., Port Jervis

Dinner at The Eerie Hotel and Restaurant

Five-minute walk from Port Jervis station

The Eerie Hotel and Restaurant, with roots dating back to 1890, was a convenient spot for travelers and tourists along the Port Jervis train line. Today, it’s a delightful dining destination.

9 Jersey Ave, Port Jervis

End on a sweet note with Riverside Creamery

10-minute walk from Port Jervis station

Who doesn’t love ice cream? Plus, Riverside Creamery makes its ice cream from scratch onsite. With flavors ranging from the classic chocolate and vanilla to butter pecan, Kahlua almond amaretto, and French coffee, there’s a flavor for everyone.

5 Water St., Port Jervis

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