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…
More than 120 restaurants spanning eight counties (Sullivan, Westchester, Rockland, Putnam, Ulster, Orange, Greene and Dutchess) are participating, including 11 from Sullivan County (listed below). The complete list of restaurants and menus is available at valleytable.com/hvrw
A legendary, long-dormant Catskills course comes back to life with a new design, clubhouse, food options, and more. The Monster, at one time a stalwart member of the greatest golf course lists, has been completely redesigned and resurrected as a feature attraction at the Resorts World Catskills Casino in Monticello. The new course still lives up to its frightening name, but the redo makes it much more fun to play as you watch the Monster devour your pars.
Today's Catskills experience is a far cry from the days of "Dirty Dancing" and "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel."
For an outdoorsy spin on a Friendsgiving weekend, hole up at Roscoe Mountain Club, only about two hours from New York City. Make new holiday memories at the property's Frankel House, a four-bedroom home with a full kitchen, fireplace, and more.
The arrival of October on Sunday gives us the latest reminder that the long days of summer vacation are over! So we’ve got travel expert Heather Greenwood Davis calling in from Saskatoon to help us pack our bags for this fall travel season.
While New York City may be considered the Empire State’s culinary capital, The DeBruce in the Sullivan Catskills region is an underrated haven for foodies. Although this 12-room boutique hotel isn’t all-inclusive, guests are privy to an extravagant multi-course tasting dinner from the namesake onsite restaurant, which just so happens to be a 2023 James Beard semifinalist.
There are so many reasons that the Hudson Valley and Catskills have been having a “moment” for decades. The beauty. The people with their wildly eclectic skill sets. The deep, broad history. This is true all over the place; it’s hard to go wrong with a visit up here, especially in leaf peeping/harvest/holiday season. That said, we are also a collection of very different worlds.
In the late 1970s when Joni Mitchell wrote the song “Blue Motel Room,” motels were still the side-of-the-road, no frills spaces they set out to be. They were places someone could lay low while in between the chapters of life; an unadorned spot to plop when eyes glazed over after being on the road awhile; or the place a jury might be relegated to to block out the world amidst a court case.
Everyone who has lived in New York City during the deep summer months knows this: Heat trapped between skyscrapers mixed with over eight million residents can make summertime more suffocating than enjoyable. Luckily, less than a two-hour drive away lies a number of quaint towns nestled in the Catskill Mountains where those looking for an escape can take refuge. Here are the six most noteworthy Catskill towns to check out on your next summer venture out of the city.
Keva Niver didn’t grow up camping. It wasn’t until college that she fell in love with pitching a tent outdoors and hiking. “I always wanted to own a vintage camper,” she says, an interest that emerged after visiting car-restoration shows in her home state of Florida. Her passion for old cars and the outdoors led to opening Boheme Retreats in New York’s Catskills in 2022 with her husband, Rudel Felicien. Guests bunk in one of five restored vintage campers.