Catskills + Hudson Valley

Catskills + Hudson Valley Travel Guide

Less than 90 minutes from Manhattan's Fifth Avenue, savvy shoppers can find the same branded merchandise at up to 65 percent off, thanks to this 220-strong ultra-luxe outlet hub.

The 1948 post–Art Deco cinema in Callicoon, NY, charges a mere $5 a seat for matinees.

The Beaux-Arts Vanderbilt Mansion crowns a 212-acre parkland with river panoramas.

Housed in several beautifully laid out barns, converted into a museum space in 1950, is the world's premier collection of Shaker artifacts and archives, though the site itself had nothing to do with the Shakers.

Rodgers has more than 50,000 items, including record albums in mint condition, crammed into every cranny of the place and guarded by a sleepy spaniel.

Offseason, hike the ski runs to see the entire yellow and bronze valley below.

Stop in for owner ex-Vogue and W magazine staffer Anna Bern' eclectic merchandise—exquisite artisan goods and handmade finds sourced by Bern on her twice-yearly trips to her native Brazil. Pickup everything from handwoven bedspreads to cowhide chairs.

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At Bard College, Frank Gehry’s Fisher Center for the Performing Arts hosts cultural events as creative as its architecture. For four weeks this summer, the Spiegeltent, a mirrored pavilion staging everything from circus acts to saucy cabaret, sets up camp.

Save room for house-made cookies at this indie movie house.