Find cheap car rental deals in White Plains, New York
Just a short distance north of Manhattan lies White Plains, the county seat of Westchester County, and a charming New York destination without the crowds of the city. It’s a relaxed residential area with farmers’ markets, green parks, and a collection of interesting historical buildings. White Plains is also on the edge of stunning destinations in the Hudson River Valley, including the neighboring Cranberry Lake Preserve.
Rent a car through Orbitz to explore White Plains and the rest of the state. Upstate New York is full of dramatic landscapes, while New York City is one of the most exhilarating urban destinations in the world.
White Plains is a perfectly placed halfway point between the bright lights of the city and the quieter regions around the Big Apple. We’ve picked three diverse destinations, all within reach of the town.
The city of New Haven is most famous for its internationally acclaimed university, Yale. The leafy, atmospheric campus is home to numerous museums and art galleries, but it’s also enjoyable just to explore on a tour of the grounds. There’s hiking on the edges of town, too, in state parks with views of the Long Island Sound and the harbor area.
Journey time: Around one hour
Distance: Approximately 55 miles
Picture New York City, and you’re almost certainly imagining Manhattan. The famous bridges of the city lead into this iconic island, which is where you’ll find Wall Street, Central Park, and a dazzling selection of museums. The Met draws in big crowds, but you’ll also find the fascinating Tenement Museum, the National Museum of Mathematics, the Museum of Modern Art, and many, many more.
Journey time: Around 45 minutes
Distance: Approximately 30 miles
If you’re seeking a scenic escape from the cities and suburbs of New York City, drive your rental car to Bear Mountain, in the Hudson Highlands region. Follow serene walking trails up wooded peaks and along the banks of the Hudson River. Bear Mountain State Park is also home to an outdoor pool, an ice rink, a zoo, and a museum charting the history and geography of the area.
Journey time: Around 35 minutes
Distance: Approximately 35 miles