AAA Editor Notes
Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden is at 421 E. 61st. St. between First and York aves. During its early 19th-century heyday the Mount Vernon Hotel was a fashionable country retreat lying just 4 miles outside the city limits. Eight rooms furnished in period contain decorative arts, textiles, costumes and ephemera. A garden features plantings in configurations reminiscent of the era.
Guided tours are available. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.