- This palatial mansion is a fine example of homes built by 19th century millionaires. This particular home was constructed by Frederick W. Vanderbilt, a grandson of Cornelius Vanderbilt.
Guided tours of the Vanderbilt Mansion are available seven days a week from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Mansion is closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years Day's. The grounds are open 7 days year-round from 7:00 a.m. until sunset. A visitor center, cross-country skiing, fishing, hiking, nature walks and snowshoeing are available.
Vanderbilt Mansion is in the Hudson River Valley in Dutchess County, New York. It rests along Route 9 in Hyde Park, about 90 miles north of New York City and 70 miles south of Albany.
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