The Catskills Travel Guide
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Verdant forests, undulating mountains, swiftly moving streams and rivers, meandering creeks, waterfalls, and abundance of wildlife lure visitors to the Catskills, particularly the northern Catskills. But there is also a deep sense of mystery and spiritual vibrancy that has drawn travelers through the centuries. Henry Hudson felt the pull of these looming, mist-shrouded mountains in 1609, as did the Dutch and English colonists who populated and farmed the fertile land in the small, upland valleys between the stony round-topped peaks.
A full range of accommodations are available in the Catskills, and well-appointed and well-tended hotels pepper the region. Winter is usually considered...read more
Although Catskills cuisine used to be a misnomer, regional restaurants are changing their reputations, largely thanks to the nearby Culinary Institute of...read more
Things To Do in The Catskills
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Bethel Woods Center for the Arts. Both a cultural hub and a museum, the center explores the cultural transformation of the 1960s at the site of... Read more
The Hudson River School—the name given to a group of New York landscape painters that flourished from about 1850 until the 1870s—was the nation's... Read more
Liberty and Monticello are jumping-off points for the legendary Catskills resorts. The cool, dry atmosphere of the region and its proximity to... Read more
Fodor's editors are always traveling, and we love to share our favorite places and top finds.... Read more
Two hundred years ago, on October 12, 1810, Crown Prince Ludwig (who would later become King Ludwig I... Read more
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Last February 16 we were married in NYC, so this year we did a long weekend to celebrate our first anniversary.
We stayed at the Fifth Avenue Andaz by Hyatt, which is at 41st and Fifth Avenue facing the Read more
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