Things to Do in Catskills + Hudson Valley

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A four-mile loop on the Major Welch Trail climbs skyward for panoramas and then descends on a snippet of the famed Appalachian Trail. Read More

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

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

Haddad was a Hudson pioneer, planting Hudson's first gallery on Warren Street in 1991. Read More

Aspiring chefs and food lovers should experience the gourmet craftsmanship of the wunderkinds studying at the CIA at Hyde Park by stopping in their... Read More

Often cited as the toughest hiking trail in the East, this east-to-west voyage in the Catskill Mountains of New York traverses the spine of the mountain... Read More

No New York institution displays monumental modern art better than Dia: Beacon. The former Nabisco factory shows notable works like Richard Serra&rsquo... Read More

At Bard College, Frank Gehry’s Fisher Center for the Performing Arts hosts cultural events as creative as its architecture. For four weeks this... Read More

Hike this 3-mile trail for panoramic views of 4,180-foot Slide Mountain. Read More

an ice cream spot that’s especially Beware long lines at this icecream store; it's especially popular after the nearby multiplex lets out.... Read More

Tour Springwood, the lifelong home of four-term U.S. president Franklin D. Roosevelt, plus acres of gardens, landscaped lawns, and some of the remaining... Read More

Spend a lazy afternoon browsing the 12,000-plus volumes. Read More

Set on an estate that once belonged to Eleanor Roosevelt’s grandparents, Kaatsbaan provides dance companies with studios and a performance space... Read More

Great for a family tubing trip down the Delaware River. Read More

Liberty View's growers are devoted to sustainable farming practices at their site amid the breathtaking hills and dales of the Hudson Valley. The... Read More

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. Read More

Come in for hiking guidebooks and maps. Read More

Stop in for owner ex-Vogue and W magazine staffer Anna Bern' eclectic merchandise—exquisite artisan goods and handmade finds sourced by Bern on... Read More

Learn safe and proper shotgun skills at Orvis Sandanona, the oldest shooting club in the country. Read More

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... Read More

The stationery store extraordinaire stocks whimsical gifts and housewares: birdhouses, bookends, ribbons, and hand-blocked quilts from India. Read More

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.... Read More

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

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

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

Few public works aim as high, literally, as the old Poughkeepsie Highland Railroad Bridge—now called the Walkway over the Hudson, which is... Read More

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... Read More

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