Relaxed lazy-river adventure and homey restaurants.
The chasm carved by the Delaware River between Pennsylvania and New York is dotted with remnants of a once-booming canal system, out-of-the-way country diners, and farmhouses.
Lothian House B&B
Built and designed by its owners, the bed and breakfast has an eccentric Victorian vibe with rooms full of antiques.
The 1948 post–Art Deco cinema in Callicoon, NY, charges a mere $5 a seat for matinees.
Matthew's on Main
Feel like a local at this red-clapboard locale, which has an outdoor patio; its pubby meals are filling, and the homey vibe is even more nourishing.
River tube ( $5/day) on the easy ripples of the Delaware River—float past the towering cliffs and swaying trees, no paddles or stamina required.