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Highlands is a city in Orange County in New York state. It is home to the United States Military Academy at West Point. Highlands includes the villages of Fort Montgomery and Highlands Falls.

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  • U.S. Military Academy at West Point, Visitor Center: 845-938-2638, Gift Shop: 845-446-3085. [1]. The Visitors Center is open daily 9AM-4:45PM, with the exception of Thanksgiving, Christmas holidays, Dec. 24 and 25, and New Year’s holidays, Dec. 31 and Jan. 1. Visitors may enter the academy grounds only by guided tours, however, there are no guided tours during Graduation Week, on Football Days or when the Visitor center is closed. Visitors 16 years old and above must present identification. Call a week prior to confirm tour availability or visit:
  • 1 Fort Montgomery State Historic Site, +1 845-446-2134. Fort Montgomery (Q1438627) on Wikidata Fort Montgomery (Hudson River) on Wikipedia


  • Apple Greens Golf Course, 161 South St, +1 845-883-5500, . 8AM-7PM weather permitting. Family-owned and -operated 27-hole championship golf course which has been serving golfers of all ages and experience levels since 1995. Rates are listed on website.





  • 1 The Thayer Hotel, 674 Thayer Rd., West Point (Enter at West Point's Thayer Gate. Everyone in vehicle over 16 must present photo ID, but no special permit is needed to access hotel.), +1 845 446-4731, toll-free: +1-800-247-5047. Located on the grounds of the United States Military Academy at West Point. On the west side of the Hudson River, the Thayer Hotel is a Gothic-style home-away-from-home with 151 guest rooms, 10 meeting rooms and fine dining. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, it offers river views and a fitness center. Thayer Hotel (Q7711545) on Wikidata Thayer Hotel on Wikipedia

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Routes through Highlands
ScrantonCentral Valley-Harriman  W US 6.svg E  Stony PointDanbury
AlbanyNewburgh  N US 9W.svg S  Stony PointFort Lee

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