Historic sites are worth a visit year-round but many welcome the arrival of spring with a return to regular tour hours and the launch of special programs.
If you still need some holiday inspiration it isn't too late to fit in a visit to one of New York's festively adorned historic house museums.
In the mood for an upstate adventure that captures the traditions of the season? It isn't too late to squeeze in a trip to one of the historic sites that are bedecked for the holidays.
Wilderstein, a Victorian estate overlooking the Hudson in Rhinebeck, N.Y., is an old-house lover's old-house museum with a mysterious connection to FDR.