Best of Bedford: 7 Spots to Check Out with Your Family

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Best of Bedford: 7 Spots to Check Out with Your Family

You’ve probably heard the big news: Matt Damon and his family are going to be Westchester residents. Since they’ll be residing in Bedford, we wanted to some of our favorite spots in this quaint Northern Westchester town. The best of Bedford offers families a great historic movie theater, fantastic restaurants, an incredible hike, and more!

Have fun exploring!

Bedford Candy Bar

Bedford Candy Bar

Your kids are going to love a sweet visit to the Bedford Candy Bar. Stocked with endless buckets of loose candy for mix-and-matching, whole candy bars, slushies, and high-quality ice cream, including flying saucers, and hard and soft ice cream, there’s a special treat for everyone at this special store. Every corner is a new discovery where you will also find cute merchandise for gifts and other assorted goodies. 627 Old Post Road, Bedford, NY 10506.

Bedford Playhouse

The Bedford Playhouse is your go-to location for both classics and the latest movies, community events, and food. Their robust programming includes plays, musicals, live music, a Playhouse Lawn Series, and Broadway in Bedford. They also have Classic Tuesdays where you can watch classics on the big screen. Don’t miss drinks or food at their cozy cafe where you can enjoy shareable bites and meals. You can even eat there without purchasing a ticket. 633 Old Post Road, Bedford, NY 10506

Bedford 234

For a bite before or after the movie, check out Bedford 234. Here, you’ll find a seasonal menu with an ode local farmers, butchers, cheese monagers, and more. Currently, this includes yummy appetizers like avocado fries, meatballs, deviled eggs, creative pasta dishes, salads, soups, and more. 635 Old Post Rd, Bedford, NY 10506.

DeCiccos & Sons

A visit to DeCiccos & Sons is a whole experience in and of itself where you’ll find fresh, high-quality food. They also offer an assortment of beautifully pre-prepared foods such as a chopped salad station, fresh sushi, an extensive cheese selection, quality meats, store-made baked goods, and much more to make mealtime little easier. You can also enjoy lunch or a quick bite at their on-site dining area. 422 Old Post Road, Bedford, NY 10506.


For some incredible Mexican fare, you have to try Truck. A menu inspired by Northern New Mexico,  you’ll find tacos, chips and guac, burriots, enchiladas, salads, and much more. This casual restaurant is great for date night or an early dinner with the kids. 391 Old Post Road, Bedford, NY 10506

Bedford Free Library

There are so many fantastic educational programs happing at the Bedford Free Library. Here, you and your childern can meet local kids, engage in storytime, and find a fantastic assortment of books. Current offerings for kids include Book Buddies, Countdown to Kindergarten, YA Summer Reading game, and more. 32 Village Green, Bedford, NY 10506.

Mianus River Gorge Preserve

A 935-acre wildlife and botanical preserve, you and your family will love taking a break from it all with a hike and nature walk to the Mianus River Gorge Preserve. Discover different trails with mid-to-intermediate levels, including steep and narrow trails. The Old Growth Forest Trail (red) is 2.1 miles each way; while the Deer Exclosure Trail (orange) is 0.2 miles round trip. This includes steep slopes, stunning greenery, small waterfalls, and some incredible scenery. Parking is free but dogs are not permitted on the trail. The trail is open from April 1st-November 30th from 8:30am- 5pm. Check out the trail map to plan your route before you visit. 167 Mianus River Road, Bedford, NY 10506.

Have fun exploring the best of Bedford!