Westchester is an amazing place to live and raise a family. The county, which extends over 400 square miles and has a wide range of towns, cities and villages, offers its residents plenty of avenues for play, relaxation and recreation and boasts great schools and an overall family-friendly atmosphere.
Relocating to the area? Here are some helpful resources that will help you in your transition to this beautiful county.
— Westchester NY Realtor Giovanni Gonzalez
Driver’s License Renewal
Upon relocating to Westchester, do not forget to change the address of your driver’s license, permit or non-driver ID and to register your vehicle under the NY DMV (if you haven’t yet).
Public Transport: The Metro-North New Haven, Hudson and Harlem Lines
Getting into and out of Westchester’s coastal area is easy via the New Haven Line, which has stops from Port Chester to Mount Vernon. The Harlem Line is located in the heart of the county, with stops in central communities like Yonkers, Bronxville, White Plains and Scarsdale. The Hudson Line runs along the west side of Westchester with express stops in Dobbs Ferry, Hastings-on-Hudson, and Tarrytown during off-peak hours.
Learn More about Coach USA’s bus schedule here, where you can also choose your point of origin and destination and buy tickets.
Thinking of taking the bus? The Bee-Line bus route network is quite extensive. Learn more about the Bee-Line System bus schedule here.
Every community in Westchester has one or more schools. If you’re moving with kids, you’ll find useful information about area schools in our Links
County Parks and Open Spaces
Westchester County has over 18,000 acres of parks, trails and open spaces. To know more about the events happening in and around here, you may visit The Friends of Westchester Park’s website or check out Westchester Magazine’s list of sports, recreation and fitness areas in the county.