Catskills + Hudson Valley

Catskills + Hudson Valley Travel Guide

The area around the mountain is a ring-shaped valley formed by an ancient meteor impact. From the top, there are Thomas Cole-worthy vistas as far as you can see.

Great for a family tubing trip down the Delaware River.

Set on an estate that once belonged to Eleanor Roosevelt’s grandparents, Kaatsbaan provides dance companies with studios and a performance space as large as the Metropolitan Opera stage. Check the calendar for shows from the likes of the American Ballet Theatre.

an ice cream spot that’s especially Beware long lines at this icecream store; it's especially popular after the nearby multiplex lets out. Sweetest of all: friendly service and retro prices ($1 for a kiddie cone, $3 for a brownie sundae).

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.