"Art and Nature come together"
I visited Storm King on a nice Fall day and it just added to the enjoyment of this place. It is as much of an art destination as it is a natural playground of sorts. Come here to appreciate all of the huge sculptures or walk around the grounds, rent a bike here or bring a picnic lunch and really take in the day at a unique location.
Storm King Rt Center is all about great big outdoor art. It's nice to join a tour and get information about each sculpture as you make your way around the grounds. It's very big, so leave some time to explore. In nice weather it's like waling through the park and checking out art at the same time. Local folks love it here and comeback often to see different parts of the place. Other people come back to see something they missed out on in a previous visit, or to simply enjoy the scenic views. The staff here is very educated and informed and when I went on the tour I learned a lot about the different pieces featured here that I would have never known having just walked through myself. You can also walk through the small collection of indoor pieces at the main building or visit the small gift shop. Most of your visit will be outside, so be sure to dress for the weather, and if you plan to walk most of the grounds, wear comfortable shoes. Kids will even like it here as they have some room to move and run a bit as they make their way around, which is always nice. We did see at least two school groups here when we visited who were learning about art and exploring the pieces. They seemed happy and interested and even had picnic lunches ready for after their lesson. It looked like a great day outdoors!
I would recommend a trip to Storm King, as it's an experience like no other. Even if you're not that into art, you can enjoy walking about the grounds and looking at things here. It's a great excuse to get out and get some fresh air!
*Disclosure - I was provided a complimentary visit and tour here in order to facilitate my review. The opinions stated herein, however, are entirely my own.