From the beginning, they came for our fresh air, water, cool summer breezes, snowy winter slopes, and year-round spectacular scenery. Writers and influencers have found much to love in Sullivan Catskills, here’s what they have to say…
You've seen food trails, beer trails, wine trails, music trails and more — but what about a dove trail? This unique offering remembers the 1969 Woodstock festival and its impact on the Catskills. The trail includes 50 dove sculptures scattered throughout the region’s villages and tourist sites. The doves are all created by local artists and following the trail is a great way to get to know the area while also driving through some of the fall scenery.
We love all sorts of travels and adventures with the kids, but that doesn’t always mean hopping on a plane or taking a long road trip with chrouses of “are we there yet.” Luckily, there are tons of ways to have the best weekend ever in New York state with a family travel adventure to Kartrite Resort & Waterpark.
Thanks to its short distance from New York City, the Catskills have long been a tourism hotspot. And until recently—with towns like Woodstock, Phoenicia, and Tannersville considered some of the more popular destinations—it was the Eastern Catskills that received most of the glory. In addition, even further to the east, the thriving city of Hudson has stood as a major hub for a weekend jaunt with modern vibes and a bustling restaurant scene.
Nothing says autumn quite like a big, round, fresh-picked pumpkin. With Halloween just around the corner, now's the perfect time to gather your friends and family, head to a pumpkin farm, and bring home one (or several) of your very own. New York State has countless farms that are perfect for a day of family-friendly fall festivities. Whether you're looking for epic jack-o-lantern material or you're secretly there for the corn maze and the cider donuts, there's going to be a pumpkin patch you'll love in this state.
Destinations like Chatwal Lodge and Auberge Resorts Collection provide a calming home away from home. Can the Catskills finally claim some cachet? A host of new openings suggests that the quiet, sylvan areas north of Manhattan are on the upswing.
Ten years ago, Erin Lindsey was working a fast-paced fashion industry job in New York City, pulling long hours and feeling increasingly burnt out. To get away from city life, she and her then-husband would head upstate. The nature reminded her of summers from her youth in the Midwest, and she fell in love with the landscape.
Fifteen Macaroni KID publishers, coming from Seattle to New York City, gathered in July in the Sullivan Catskills. If you haven't been, the Sullivan Catskills is a gorgeous part of the country that is also the site of the world's most famous music festival — Woodstock.
For both wellness veterans and those embarking on a newly found path to feeling better in their bodies, this health resort in New York’s Catskill Mountains tailors individualized programs for its guests. YO1’s introductory package, for instance, matches guests with a lead naturopathy and Ayurveda counselor who is assigned to create a program for the guest to take a path back to health.
Do you want to take a family vacation somewhere different and unique? We know JUST the place! Fifteen Macaroni KID publishers (including me!) took a trip this month to the Sullivan Catskills in New York State. And it was SO. MUCH. FUN. The Sullivan Catskills is incredible for family fun. From age 2 to 102 ... there is something for everyone.