The closest major airport is Stewart International Airport in Newburgh, New York (near junction of I-87 and I-84). Several major carriers have daily flights to Stewart. Car rentals are available there.
Vanderbilt Mansion is in the Hudson River Valley in Dutchess County, New York. We are on Route 9 in Hyde Park, about 90 miles north of New York City and 70 miles south of Albany.
The address to use for computer driving instructions for The Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site is: 4097 Albany Post Road, Hyde Park, NY 12538.
For Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site, please use the following address: 119 Vanderbilt Park Road, Hyde Park, NY 12538 (Vanderbilt Mansion NHS is 2 miles north of the Home of FDR).
For the Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site (Val-Kill) please use the following address: 54 ValKill Park Road, Hyde Park, NY 12538 (Val-Kill is 2 miles east of the Home of FDR).
For detailed driving directions click here. (PDF - 29.6KB)
The Metro-North Commuter Railroad and Amtrak both stop in Poughkeepsie, about 5 miles south of the park. Call Amtrak 1-800-872-7245 or Metro-North at 800 638-7646 for information. Ground: Taxi service to the park from the Poughkeepsie Train Station is available. Taxi service from other points in the local area is also available.