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West-Point refers to the federal military base (which is a census-designated place) located in the town of Highlands in the Hudson Valley, Orange County, New York. The United States Military Academy West Point is located alongside the Hudson River and the military reservation occupies a large part of the town. As of the 2000 census, the area had a total population of 7,138 people. This is the nation's oldest service academy (since 1802) and a Visitors Center and the West Point Museum are open to the public on a daily basis. The museum features the oldest and largest diversified public collection of militaria in the Western Hemisphere. Many other attractions are in the area, including historic sites, wineries, antique shops and outlet shopping, museums and fine dining. Recreation in the West Point area includes hiking the Appalachian Trail, which crosses nearby Bear Mountain and Fahnestock Park, biking, horseback riding, fishing, boating, river cruises, ice skating, skiing and more. The Museum of the Hudson Highlands focuses on the rich diversity and beauty of the Hudson Valley and offers nature trails and a gift shop. The Sugar Loafs Craft Village offers over sixty artist studios and craft shops in buildings that date back to the 18th century. Other highlights of the area include the Woodbury Common Premium Outlet stores, the Storm King Art Center, Gillinder Glass Museum, the Harness Racing Museum and Hall of Fame and the Hudson River Maritime Museum.

Surrounding areas: Hampton Bays, New York (1.8 mi), East Quogue, New York (2.1 mi), Quogue, New York (3.9 mi), Westhampton Beach, New York (6.4 mi), Westhampton, New York (7.0 mi), Jamesport, New York (7.2 mi), Southampton, New York (7.7 mi)

West Point Vacation Rentals

West Point Hotels and Resorts

Hotels & Motels
Caffrey House2 Squires AveEast Quogue, NY (516) 728-9835
Colonial Shores Resort And Marina83 W Tiana RdHampton Bays, NY (631) 728-0011
Black Whale Motel23 Alanson LnHampton Bays, NY1.5 mi.(631) 728-1545
Marine Hampton Ocean Resort148 Dune RdEast Quogue, NY2.9 mi.(516) 653-5714
Hampton Star Motel293 E Montauk HwyHampton Bays, NY3.3 mi.(631) 728-6051
Shinnecock Motel240 Montauk HwySouthampton, NY4.3 mi.(631) 283-2406
Easterner Motel639 Montauk HwySouthampton, NY4.5 mi.(631) 283-9292
Dreamers Cove MotelPeconic Bay Blvd & Bay AveAquebogue, NY8.0 mi.(631) 727-3212
Budget Host Inn30 E Moriches RdRiverhead, NY8.0 mi.(631) 727-6200
Old Post House Inn136 Main StSouthampton, NY8.0 mi.(631) 283-1917
The Atlantic1655 County Rd 39Southampton, NY8.0 mi.(631) 287-0908
Greenview Motel1433 W Main StRiverhead, NY9.3 mi.(631) 369-0093
Holiday Inn Express East End1707 Old Country RdRiverhead, NY10.3 mi.(631) 548-1000
Wainscott Motel3720 Montauk HwyWainscott, NY15.7 mi.(516) 537-0878
American HotelMain StSag Harbor, NY16.2 mi.(631) 725-3535
Royal Oaks MotelRt 114Sag Harbor, NY16.2 mi.(631) 725-0714
Wainscott MotelWainscott, NY16.4 mi.(516) 537-0878
The East Hampton Inn488 Montauk HwyEast Hampton, NY17.4 mi.(631) 324-4550
The Inn At East Wind5720 Rt 25aWading River, NY17.4 mi.(631) 929-3500
Wading River Motel5890 Rte 25Wading River, NY17.4 mi.(631) 727-8000
Shelter Island Resort35 SHR RdShelter Road, NY18.4 mi.(516) 749-2001
Sylvan Lodge6 Sylvan PLShelter Island, NY18.6 mi.(631) 749-2044
Pine Ridge Motel6019 Middle County RdRidge, NY19.1 mi.(516) 924-7033
1770 House143 Main StEast Hampton, NY19.5 mi.(631) 324-1770
County Cottage Inn At East Hampton PT295 Three Mile HBR RdEast Hampton, NY19.9 mi.(631) 324-9191
Shady PinesEast Hampton, NY19.9 mi.(516) 537-1037
Townsend Manor Inn714 Main StGreenport, NY20.0 mi.(631) 477-2000
East Hampton House226 Pantigo RdEast Hampton, NY20.9 mi.(631) 324-4300
Blue Dolphin MotelMain RdEast Marion, NY21.6 mi.(631) 477-0907
Hermitage At NapeagueMontauk Hwy And Navajo LnAmagansett, NY22.1 mi.(631) 267-6151
Ocean Colony Beach & Tennis ClubMontauk HwyAmagansett, NY22.1 mi.(631) 267-3130
Ocean Dunes ApartmentsBLF RdAmagansett, NY22.1 mi.(631) 267-7314
Sea CrestMontauk HwyAmagansett, NY22.1 mi.(631) 267-3159
Windward ShoresMontauk HwyAmagansett, NY22.1 mi.(631) 267-8600
Mill Garth Country Inn23 Windmill LnAmagansett, NY22.2 mi.(516) 264-3757
Comfort Inn At Medford2695 Rt 112Medford, NY24.4 mi.(631) 654-3000
Hampton Inn Long Island/Brookhaven2000 N Ocean AveFarmingville, NY25.4 mi.(631) 732-7300
Radisson Macarthur Hotel1730 N Ocean AveHoltsville, NY25.4 mi.(631) 758-2900
Jtne Hotel Enterprises80 Division StPatchogue, NY25.9 mi.(631) 475-1910
Holtsville Residence Inn By Marriott25 Middle AveHoltsville, NY27.3 mi.(631) 475-9500

West Point Weather & Climate

Long Island enjoys a four-season, moderate climate, given its relatively northern latitude-which makes it a pleasant place to visit year-round. It is the largest island adjoining the continental United States, extending approximately 118 miles east-northeast from the mouth of the Hudson River, adjacent to Manhattan Island. Winters tend to be unpredictable and summers can be warm and muggy, but offshore breezes help moderate temperatures. Spring and fall are the best times to visit, when temperatures are mild. March tends to be rainy, but temperatures stay above freezing. April's warming temperatures makes it more comfortable and May is generally a gorgeous month on Long Island, weather wise. September to November is pleasant and mild, and the changing leaves make it a beautiful time to visit.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 39°F 24°F 4.40 in. 37°F
February 40°F 25°F 3.43 in. 37°F
March 48°F 32°F 4.21 in. 40°F
April 59°F 40°F 4.23 in. 49°F
May 70°F 49°F 3.81 in. 57°F
June 79°F 59°F 3.70 in. 64°F
July 84°F 64°F 3.21 in. 70°F
August 82°F 64°F 4.07 in. 71°F
September 75°F 57°F 3.65 in. 69°F
October 64°F 47°F 3.82 in. 60°F
November 54°F 38°F 4.23 in. 52°F
December 44°F 29°F 4.06 in. 42°F

West Point Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Francis S Gabreski airport (FOK) located about 5 miles west of West Point in Westhampton Beach, New York, the Long Island Mac Arthur airport (ISP) located approximately 29 miles west of West Point in Islip, New York, the John F Kennedy International airport (JFK) located roughly 66 miles west of West Point in New York, New York, the La Guardia airport (LGA) located around 70 miles west of West Point in New York, New York, and finally the Bradley International airport (BDL) located about 75 miles north of West Point in Windsor Locks, Connecticut.

West Point Attractions

Amusement and Theme Parks
Boomers Family Fun CenterMedfordNY24.4 mi.
Country Fair Entertainment ParkMedfordNY24.4 mi.
Kid's KingdomMedfordNY24.4 mi.
Sports Plus Entertainment CenterLake GroveNY30.3 mi.
Ocean Beach ParkNew LondonCT41.6 mi.
AdventurelandFarmingdaleNY48.3 mi.
Bayville AmusementsBayvilleNY53.8 mi.
Quassy Amusement ParkMiddleburyCT56.0 mi.
Lake CompounceBristolCT60.6 mi.
Playland ParkRyeNY60.6 mi.
Enchanted ForestHope ValleyRI61.9 mi.
Glen Island ParkNew RochelleNY65.3 mi.
AstrolandBrooklynNY75.6 mi.
Coney Island BoardwalkBrooklynNY75.6 mi.
Coney Island - Kenny KaufmanBrooklynNY75.6 mi.
Deno's Wonder Wheel Amusement ParkBrooklynNY75.6 mi.
Nellie Bly ParkBrooklynNY75.6 mi.
JeepersWest NyackNY77.6 mi.
Six Flags New EnglandAgawamMA84.3 mi.
Keansburg Amusement ParkKeansburgNJ88.2 mi.
Water Parks
Splish Splash Water ParkRiverheadNY8.0 mi.
Maple Breeze ParkPawcatuckCT51.5 mi.
Water WizzWesterlyRI51.8 mi.
Yawgoo Valley Ski Area and WaterparkExeterRI72.2 mi.
Splash Down ParkFishkillNY85.2 mi.
Westport Water SlideWestportMA90.6 mi.
Water WizWarehamMA113.3 mi.
Golf Courses
Cherry Creek Golf LinksRiverheadNY7.7 mi.
Indian Island Country ClubRiverheadNY7.7 mi.
Long Island National Golf CourseRiverheadNY7.7 mi.
Sandy Pond Par 3 Golf CourseRiverheadNY7.7 mi.
Calverton LinksCalvertonNY11.2 mi.
Cedars Golf ClubCutchogueNY11.4 mi.
Poxabogue Golf CourseBridgehamptonNY13.2 mi.
Sag Harbor Golf ClubSag HarborNY16.2 mi.
Westmoreland Golf ClubWestmorelandNY16.3 mi.
Great Rock Golf ClubWading RiverNY17.3 mi.
Links at ShirleyShirleyNY17.3 mi.
Shelter Island Country ClubShelter Island HeightsNY18.6 mi.
Islands End Golf & Country ClubGreenportNY19.8 mi.
Tallgrass Golf ClubShorehamNY20.2 mi.
Middle Island Country ClubMiddle IslandNY20.6 mi.
Rolling Oaks Country ClubRocky PointNY21.2 mi.
Spring Lake Golf ClubMiddle IslandNY22.3 mi.
Holbrook Country ClubHolbrookNY28.1 mi.
Heatherwood Golf ClubCentereachNY29.5 mi.
Ponds at Lake GroveLake GroveNY30.0 mi.
Ski Areas
Mount SouthingtonSouthingtonCT54.5 mi.
WoodburyWoodburyCT59.3 mi.
Big BirchPattersonNY72.1 mi.
Thunder RidgePattersonNY72.1 mi.
Mohawk MountainCornwallCT80.0 mi.
Mount TomHolyokeMA93.6 mi.
Otis RidgeOtisMA97.1 mi.
Mount PeterWarwickNY99.1 mi.
CraigmeurNewfoundlandNJ100.1 mi.
Butternut Ski AreaGreat BarringtonMA102.3 mi.
CatamountHillsdaleNY105.1 mi.
Wachusett MountainPrincetonMA115.5 mi.
State Parks
Wildwood State ParkNY15.3 mi. 
Orient Beach State ParkNY24.1 mi. 
Hammonasset State ParkCT28.3 mi. 
Chaffinch Island State ParkCT29.1 mi. 
Hither Hills State ParkNY29.1 mi. 
Heckscher State ParkNY34.3 mi. 
Rocky Neck State ParkCT34.6 mi. 
Chatfield Hollow State ParkCT35.3 mi. 
Silver Sands State ParkCT36.8 mi. 
Selden Neck State ParkCT37.8 mi. 
Sunken Meadow State ParkNY38.0 mi. 
Harkness Memorial State ParkCT38.1 mi. 
Gillette Castle State ParkCT39.8 mi. 
Railroad Museum of Long IslandGreenportNY19.7 mi.(Technology)
Museum of Long Island Natural SciencesStony BrookNY32.0 mi.(Science)
Company of Fifers and Drummers -- The Museum of Fife and DrumIvorytonCT34.7 mi.(Miscellaneous)
Yale Center for British ArtNew HavenCT37.6 mi.(Art)
Barnum MuseumBridgeportCT41.2 mi.(Miscellaneous)
Discovery MuseumBridgeportCT41.2 mi.(Science)
Mystic Seaport MuseumMysticCT45.7 mi.(History)
Captain Nathaniel B. Palmer HouseStoningtonCT46.9 mi.(History)
Mattatuck MuseumWaterburyCT55.7 mi.(History)
Railroad Museum of New EnglandWaterburyCT55.7 mi.(Technology)
Timexpo MuseumMiddleburyCT56.0 mi.(Technology)
Nassau County Museum of artRoslyn HarborNY57.6 mi.(Art)
Long Island Children's MuseumGarden CityNY58.1 mi.(Children's)
Aldrich Museum of Contemporary ArtRidgefieldCT58.3 mi.(Art)
the aldrich museum of contemporary artRidgefieldCT58.3 mi.(Art)
Bruce MuseumGreenwichCT58.3 mi.(Multidisciplinary)
Zoos and Aquariums
Beardsley Zoological GardensBridgeportCT41.2 mi.
Mystic AquariumMysticCT45.7 mi.
Queens Wildlife CenterFlushingNY67.3 mi.
Bronx Zoo/Wildlife Conservation ParkBronxNY69.5 mi.
New York AquariumBrooklynNY75.6 mi.
Prospect Park Wildlife CenterBrooklynNY75.6 mi.
Central Park Wildlife CenterNew YorkNY77.5 mi.
Bergen County Zoological ParkParamusNJ80.7 mi.
Staten Island ZooStaten IslandNY86.4 mi.
Trevor ZooMillbrookNY88.2 mi.
Roger Williams Park ZooProvidenceRI89.0 mi.

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