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United States Military Academy, West Point

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Historic Site
A visit to United States Military Academy lends an insight into the lives of young cadets and educates visitors on the history of West Point. Because much of the campus is off-limits to unauthorized visitors, you'll have to take a bus tour to see the grounds. As part of the tour, you'll be driven around the facility with a docent instructing you on the school's history and its students. If you don't have enough time for the bus tour, you can still visit the small museum in the visitor center to get a taste for academy life. Visit Trophy Point to see the academy's collection of trophy cannons and for a view of the Hudson River. Add United States Military Academy to your West Point travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our West Point tourist route planner.
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  • A friend of mine and I went for a football game. Arrived early enough to catch the parade and make it to the stadium. I would suggest jumping on buses to get from point A to B. A lot of hiking, but so...  more »
  • Staying with members of the faculty at West Point one of whom gave us the potted tour of the grounds. Fascinating history, beautiful views and friendly people. Watched a lacrosse game in the football ...  more »
  • West Point is steeped in American History. The grounds are immaculate. The history from the time of General Washington to Patton. 2 presidents and Generals on both sides during our nation's civil war....  more »
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  • I got to visit the place during the break so there were no cadets. The tour was awesome. You will learn a lot about history and humorous stories of the cadets including their customs.
  • Incredible experience going there with the boy scouts. Private tour by two awesome cadets, a football game, parachute display and the drill parade. The Stadium is modern and aesthetically pleasing. The place is beautiful in the autumn.
  • Outstanding campus. With a great history of excellence.
  • Amazing across the board. The views are spectacular and the atmosphere is contagious. Take your time and enjoy learning about all the amazing history that has originated there or has been placed there in commemoration. The facilities are top of the line and the architecture will fascinate you.
  • One of my favorite places on earth, would recommend going to West Point if you never have before. Its very beautiful campus especially in the fall. The tradition here is second to none. Some of the most amazing men and women in this country attend this school. Football games are always fun here.