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Things to do in Rye

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Amusement Park
“It's an amusment park, what's not to like? Open in the summer, there's a tiki bar, a beach & later in the season there's an ice skating rink as well as a great boardwak to enjoy any time of the year.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Nature
“173 acre wildlife sanctuary with a half mile of Long Island Sound shoreline and three miles of trails. You're sure to run into some animals. Open dawn untill dusk, free.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Theme Park
“Beautiful beach along with America's oldest amusement park. While children love the rides during summer, it is also lovely during winter. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Grocery or Supermarket
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  • 1 local recommends
Natural Feature
“Amazing little private beach. Rock free sands, attached to a large public park for picnicking. Bars along the boardwalk and great seafood. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Establishment
“Wainwright House is the oldest holistic, spiritual center in the United States. Housed in a French-styled mansion on a spectacular estate on Milton harbor, this is a truly magical place.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Park
“Woodland trails, deer and wild turkey sightings. Peaceful oasis for meditative walks. Love it!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
“Great big space and social bar. Lots of tables, families, commuters after deboarding train from NYC. All American atmosphere.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Park
“Young children's playground and tennis courts at the other end. (Ask us about a permit) Also a skate board park with permit and waiver.”
  • 1 local recommends
Park
“Although this park is relatively small with only three miles of trails, almost half is lakefront and it also boast a half mile of shore access. $5-$10 (holidays) parking fee in summer, free otherwise.”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
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“Just one of many excellent restaurants on Purchase St. Toys stores, a running shop, a book shop and frozen yogurt here too.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
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“Sit overlooking the beach and Long Island Sound and grab some popcorn shrimp. The kitsch is worth the visit and the location is central beach headquarters! Free, outdoor showers.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Travel Agency
“a silent dance party! Everyone gets headphones and you can choose a station and dance. A ton of fun!”
  • 1 local recommends

Top restaurants

Bar
“Great big space and social bar. Lots of tables, families, commuters after deboarding train from NYC. All American atmosphere.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Just one of many excellent restaurants on Purchase St. Toys stores, a running shop, a book shop and frozen yogurt here too.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
“Sit overlooking the beach and Long Island Sound and grab some popcorn shrimp. The kitsch is worth the visit and the location is central beach headquarters! Free, outdoor showers.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Love the food here - fresh, Asian cuisine and sushi with kindhearted waitstaff. Reasonably priced and casual.”
  • 1 local recommends
Bar
“Stroll out on the pier for a wonderful view, or try this fun spot that attracts boaters from across the sound.”
  • 1 local recommends
Japanese Restaurant
“Traditional Hibachi restaurant where chefs prepare the food at your table with flair and showmanship.”
  • 1 local recommends

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