GLW Transportation Information
GLW participants must arrive by 9:00am on the Friday of their session. Please arrange your own transportation for arrival to and departure from the GLW program located at the Eleanor Roosevelt Center at Val-Kill in Hyde Park, NY.
The official address of our location is as follows:
Eleanor Roosevelt Center at Val-Kill
106 Val-Kill Park Road
Hyde Park, NY 12538
The GLW program is conducted at the Eleanor Roosevelt Center at Val-Kill during the day time. In the evenings, participants will be housed in Conklin Hall at Dutchess Community College, located in Poughkeepsie, NY, 10 minutes away from our center.
Dutchess Community College
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Participants may check into Dutchess Community College dorms after 5:00pm the Thursday before the start of their session for an additional early-arrival fee of $65. Flights departing from New York on July 16th or July 30th should be booked after 5:00pm for domestic flights and after 6:00pm for international flights.
The following information provides you with details about arrival
BY CAR, BY TRAIN, and/or BY AIR:
For participants arriving by car, most GPS devices identify our location as the Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site. Please type this title into your navigation system to find our location. Once you enter our park grounds, drive down and make your first left. At the end of this road you will find our office building and center on your left side. If you have driven to the bridge, you have gone too far.
Participants arriving by train should arrive at the Poughkeepsie Train Station located at:
41 Main St
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Available train services to this location include Amtrak www.amtrak.com/home and
Metro-North rail lines www.mta.info/mnr. Participants must arrange a taxi for their pick-up and drop-off at this train station ahead of time. Our suggested pick-up and drop-off Taxi service for participants traveling by train is:
Inder’s Taxi Service
18 Mews Aly
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
When calling to make a reservation, please ask for Inder Singh and state you are a GLW Participant.
All GLW participants arriving by air must arrange their own car service to and from the Eleanor Roosevelt Center at Val-Kill. Our center is located approximately
2 hours away from all major metropolitan airports. GLW participants are recommended to fly into John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) located in New York, NY.
John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK)
New York, NY 11430
Our suggested pick-up and drop-off car service for participants traveling by air is:
When calling to make a reservation, please ask for Shawn Auchmoody and state you are a GLW Participant. Shawn will organize and consolidate all GLW participant arrival and departure information in order that families may carpool with other participants and receive the best rate possible. GLW participants should inform Shawn of their itinerary for both arrival and departure no later than
Friday, June 2, 2017.
Additional airports include:
LaGuardia Airport (LGA)
New York, NY 11371
Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR)
3 Brewster Rd, Newark, NJ 07114
Dutchess County Airport (POU)
263 New Hackensack Rd, Wappinger Falls, NY 12590
Stewart International Airport (SWF)
1180 1st St, New Windsor, NY 12553
Westchester County Airport (HPN)
240 Airport Rd, White Plains, NY 10604