Kick off the Halloween spirit at The Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze
From the comfort of a quaint
coffee shop...to the haunts of Halloween — Croton-on Hudson is
the perfect place for a fall Road Trip Close to Home.
The Croton Colonial Diner is
a family-owned, village staple for more than 50 years. Hearty meals include
gyros to burgers to milkshakes..and the list goes on.
You can also refuel at Black
Cow Coffee Roasters where your drink is made from scratch right in front of
you. And don’t forget to browse the wide range of souvenirs they
sell which are all made by local artists.
Then kick back, relax and
enjoy the autumn golden hour at Croton Point Park, the largest peninsula on the
And as the sun falls below
the horizon, our next adventure lights up at The Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze.
Book a reservation and walk
about a quarter-mile of paths lined with more than 7,000 hand-carved
pumpkins by 12 Local artists. “They are carving throughout the run of the
event and we do begin early because we use a mix of regular organic pumpkins
and art pumpkins, which are Carvel artificial
pumpkins all done on-site here,” says Robe Schweitzer, the vice president of communications at Historic Hudson