Come for the Festival. Stay for the Adventure.

Only 13 miles from the George Washington Bridge, Rockland County offers idyllic outdoor activities, renowned dining experiences, local shopping centers, and Historic landmarks, with incredible views of the Hudson River.

While you’re here for the Northwest of NYC Film Festival, take inspiration from each of our diverse towns and see all that Rockland has to offer:


  • Palisades Center; Shop at one of the largest malls in the country.

  • Downtown Nyack; Visit Nyack’s Famous Street Fair on October 11th. Take a stroll down Main Street and stop for delicious cuisine and local art.

  • Scenic Parks; Embrace the colors of Fall in the picturesque Hudson Valley. Picnic, swim, hike, and do some leaf-peeping at Rockland’s many parks, trails and lakes.

  • Historic Sites; First settled in 1675 and a major battleground during the Revolutionary War, Rockland has an abundance of landmarks and museums for History buffs.

  • Famous Film Locations; Stop by Rockland Lake to see where Thomas Edison produced one of the earliest films in history. Golf at the Paramount Country Club, the former home of Paramount Pictures founder Adolf Zukor. Take in a screening at the Lafayette theater in Suffern, one of the many Rockland locations featured in Scorsese’s Academy Award nominated film, “The Irishman”. 

Come and find out why producers and directors have called Rockland home since the 1800’s.