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Ranked #1 of 68 attractions in Catskill Region
Category: Specialty Museums; History Museums
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Ranked #2 of 68 attractions in Catskill Region
Category: Theaters
Owner description: Bethel Woods Center for the Arts is a not-for-profit cultural organization committed to inspiring expression, creativity, and... more » Owner description: Bethel Woods Center for the Arts is a not-for-profit cultural organization committed to inspiring expression, creativity, and innovation through the arts. Located at the site of the 1969 Woodstock festival in Bethel, NY., just 90 miles from New York City on a lush campus featuring bucolic countryside views, the center is comprised of the Pavilion Stage amphitheater that accommodates 15,000, an intimate 440-seat indoor Event Gallery, and the award-winning Museum at Bethel Woods. The center offers a diverse selection of popular artists, culturally-rich performances, and educational and community programs that inspire creative expression and civic engagement to enrich the human spirit. Bethel Woods is exemplary in its efforts to engage, inspire and advocate for the accessibility of the arts for all ages and to connect with community partners to broaden programmatic reach and to strengthen support and resources for its activities. « less
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Overlook Mountain (Woodstock)
Ranked #3 of 68 attractions in Catskill Region
Category: Mountains; Observation Decks/ Towers; Historic Sites

Well worth the long trip up (and back down) that mountain.  Beautiful views Start early before the afternoon heat Take lots of water Take a lunch Take a map so you know the... more »

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Ranked #4 of 68 attractions in Catskill Region
Category: Historic Sites
Owner description: Thomas Cole (1801-1848) founded the Hudson River School as one of America's premier landscape painters. Cedar Grove, his home... more » Owner description: Thomas Cole (1801-1848) founded the Hudson River School as one of America's premier landscape painters. Cedar Grove, his home in the historic Catskill region, was named a National Historic Site in 1999 and is open to the public today. Visitors can tour the grounds, see rotating exhibitions of Hudson River School art, and learn about the life of Thomas Cole. « less
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Shadowland Theatre (Ellenville)
Ranked #5 of 68 attractions in Catskill Region
Category: Theaters
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Ranked #6 of 68 attractions in Catskill Region
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Owner description: Located in the New York's Hudson Valley, Catskill Animal Sanctuary (CAS) is a 110-acre haven for horses and farm animals... more » Owner description: Located in the New York's Hudson Valley, Catskill Animal Sanctuary (CAS) is a 110-acre haven for horses and farm animals rescued from cruelty and neglect. In addition to emergency rescue, CAS provides innovative programs that educate the public about the sentience of farm animals, and the devastating impacts of agribusiness and institutionalized cruelty on animals, people, and the planet. CAS offers weekend and special group tours, vegan cooking classes,speaking engagements, a summer day camp for kids, and a host of compassionate programming year round at its primarily solar-powered Sanctuary. Lodging is available on site at The Homestead, a beautifully-renovated 1813 farmhouse. Since 2001, CAS has rescued over 3,500 animals, and has worked in tandem with law enforcement to bring animal abusers to justice. Founder/Director Kathy Stevens is the author of the highly-acclaimed books, "Where the Blind Horse Sings" and "Animal Camp." « less
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Ranked #7 of 68 attractions in Catskill Region
Category: Ski/ Snowboard Areas
Popular ski resort providing excellent runs and trails for downhill skiing, snowboarding, snowtubing and snowshoeing.
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Forestburgh Playhouse (Forestburgh)
Ranked #8 of 68 attractions in Catskill Region
Category: Theaters
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Opus 40 (Saugerties)
Ranked #9 of 68 attractions in Catskill Region
Category: Parks; Art Museums
This sculpture park was intended to house the works of the designer, but the setting itself became the artist's masterwork.
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Lighthouse (Saugerties)
Ranked #10 of 68 attractions in Catskill Region
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Ranked #11 of 68 attractions in Catskill Region
Category: Religious Sites
A beautiful and serene monastery that serves as a retreat and study center and is worth a visit.
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Ranked #12 of 68 attractions in Catskill Region
Category: Museums
Owner description: Hanford Mills Museum, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is one of only a handful of operating water powered... more » Owner description: Hanford Mills Museum, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is one of only a handful of operating water powered mills in the country. The 70-acre historic site, nestled in the northwestern Catskills, features guided Mill tours; waterwheel demonstrations; sawmill and vintage woodworking machines; the John Hanford Farmhouse (which recreates home life in the 1920s), and other historic buildings. Guided tours and demonstrations offered Wednesdays - Sundays. Kids 12 and under receive free admission. Mid-May through Mid-October, Hanford Mills Museum is open Wednesdays - Sundays,and holiday Mondays. The Museum is also open special events, like Ice Harvest Festival on the first Saturday in February. Hanford Mills Museum is located at the intersections of Delaware County Routes 10 & 12 in East Meredith, just 10 miles from Oneonta, and 15 miles from Delhi. Hanford Mills Museum is about 35 minutes from Cooperstown, NY. The mission of Hanford Mills Museum is to inspire audiences of all ages to explore connections among energy, technology, natural resources and entrepreneurship in rural communities with a focus on sustainable choices. « less
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Ranked #13 of 68 attractions in Catskill Region
Category: Mountains
Mountain range in southeast New York that attracts rock climbers, hikers and bikers.
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Zoom Flume Water Park (East Durham)
Ranked #14 of 68 attractions in Catskill Region
Category: Waterfalls; Water Parks
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Ranked #15 of 68 attractions in Catskill Region
Category: Ski/ Snowboard Areas
Owner description: This year-round resort area in the Catskills offers a full range of outdoor recreation, from skiing and snowboarding in the... more » Owner description: This year-round resort area in the Catskills offers a full range of outdoor recreation, from skiing and snowboarding in the winter, to swimming, hiking and biking in the warmer summer months. « less
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Upper Delaware River (Narrowsburg)
Ranked #16 of 68 attractions in Catskill Region
Category: Bodies of Water
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Ranked #17 of 68 attractions in Catskill Region
Category: Ski/ Snowboard Areas
Owner description: Ski recreation resort that really measures up with 35 trails at a vertical drop of 1,100 feet, making the longest run more... more » Owner description: Ski recreation resort that really measures up with 35 trails at a vertical drop of 1,100 feet, making the longest run more than two miles long. « less
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Ranked #18 of 68 attractions in Catskill Region
Category: Horseback Riding Stables
Owner description: Stone Tavern Farm is your complete Catskill Vacation. We offer Horseback Riding, ATV Rides, Paintball, Longest Zipline in NY,... more » Owner description: Stone Tavern Farm is your complete Catskill Vacation. We offer Horseback Riding, ATV Rides, Paintball, Longest Zipline in NY, Lodging, Camping, House Rentals, Summer Camp, Historic Buildings, Hiking, Fishing and the best destination Wedding Barn anywhere. « less
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Kiwanis Ice Rink (Saugerties)
Ranked #19 of 68 attractions in Catskill Region
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Ranked #20 of 68 attractions in Catskill Region
Category: Beaches
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Maverick Concerts (Woodstock)
Ranked #21 of 68 attractions in Catskill Region
Ranked #22 of 68 attractions in Catskill Region
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Ranked #23 of 68 attractions in Catskill Region
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Ranked #24 of 68 attractions in Catskill Region
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Rainbow Golf Club (Greenville)
Ranked #25 of 68 attractions in Catskill Region
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Fort Delaware Museum (Narrowsburg)
Ranked #26 of 68 attractions in Catskill Region
Category: History Museums
Owner description: We are a living history museum with colonial period-attired docents interpreting the lives and lifestyles of the first... more » Owner description: We are a living history museum with colonial period-attired docents interpreting the lives and lifestyles of the first European settlers in the Upper Delaware River valley during the Revolutionary War period and discussing their place in local and Early American history. Blacksmithing, candle making, farming, cabin keeping, spinning, weaving, woodworking, religion, schooling, musketry and cannon firings are among the daily activities with periodic encampments,lectures and militia drills rounding out the programs. « less
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Ranked #27 of 68 attractions in Catskill Region
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Ranked #28 of 68 attractions in Catskill Region
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Ridgeback Sports (Callicoon)
Ranked #29 of 68 attractions in Catskill Region
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Slide Mountain (Catskill)
Ranked #30 of 68 attractions in Catskill Region
Category: Mountains
Owner description: At 4,204 feet, Slide Mountain is the tallest peak in the Catskills, which makes for excellent hiking trails in the summer and... more » Owner description: At 4,204 feet, Slide Mountain is the tallest peak in the Catskills, which makes for excellent hiking trails in the summer and skiing in the winter. « less