HOW LUCKY TO BE SO NEAR SO MANY COOL PLACES!
Take some time and check them all out.
Out of the numerous Official National Historic Sites for New York State, The Bavarian Manor Country Inn is located just 20 minutes from 3 of them!
Olana – country home of Frederic Edwin Church, famous Hudson River School of Art (www.nysparks.com)
Cedar Grove Museum – Catskill Mt. home of Thomas Cole, founder of Hudson River School of Art (www.thomascole.org.)
Follow the beautiful ART TRAIL and see the sights exactly where they were painted.
The Bronck House Museum – ancestral home of the family from where “The Bronx” New York was named (www.gchistory.org)!
Go a little further, not far, and you will find Clermont State Historic Site (Home of the Livingston family, one of the signer’s of the Declaration of Independence, visited by Martha Washington and Robert Fulton’s steamship..the Clermont) www.friendsofclermont.org.
We’re also just about 25 minutes from the Village of Woodstock, NY. www.woodstockchamber.com
For all festival and tourist activities – check out www.greatnortherncatskills.com For winter activities, check out Hunter and Windham’s links below.
If ADVENTURE is on your agenda, check these out….Mountain Bike Trails – Greene County has 2 major trails that are awesome. Harding Road is 12.7 miles and is “rigorous & amazing” “views are far-reaching” and the scenery is “savage and wild”! Old Mountain Turnpike is 16 miles and some of the turns are called “Featherbed Hill”, “Dead Ox Hill” and “Rip Van Winkle Hollow”! WOW!
For a Hudson River sailing adventure – check out Tivoli Sailing Company at www.tivolisailing.com. They have Champagne Sunset or Mansion Tours – Catered or Uncatered Cruises. This something Stan and Suzanne did recently and it was great!
The Catskill Mountain Hiking Experience is wonderful! Find out more at www.catskillguide.com.
Bring the kids to check out The Catskill’s newest petting zoo…the Discovery Zoo
Explore the world famous Howe Caverns underground cave system. Check out their new waterball ride and zip line. Crazy fun! Well worth it!
Swim in the Great Catskills #1 family Water Park – Zoom Flume
Hike the great mountain trails at North & South Lake. Catskill Forest Preserve
Tour one of the most important artistic residences and planned landscapes in the United States. Olana – Home of Frederic Church – State Historic Site and Thomas Cole’s residence, Cedar Grove, www.thomascole.org
Rent a power boat on the Hudson River! If something lower key is your style rent a canoe or kayak and get on the Ramshorn Livingston Audobon Preserve in Catskill. Go to www.riverviewmarineservices.com and get the information.
Year-round festivals and activities at
Hunter Mountain -Skiing and other great stuff all year long. Great concerts…go to
Catskill Mountain Foundation
Windham Chamber Music Festival
Year-round adventure at Windham Mountain – Skiing
Agroforestry Resource Center
Greene County Council on the Arts
Hudson River Valley – National Heritage Area
Clermont – Sate Historic Site
Cooperstown – National Baseball Hall of Fame
Explore the scenic Hudson River with canoe & kayak rentals at www.riverviewmarineservices.com or take a leisurely tour with Hudson River Cruises
Golf the Hudson Valley’s 9 most uniquely challenging golf courses. www.greenecountygolf.com. Check out our “Stay and Play” package.
Speaking of Woodstock, visit Bethel, New York. Home of tthe 1969 Woodstock festival. Check out the museum at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts. www.BethelWoodsCenter.org Great place, not too far from here. Did we mention GREAT CONCERTS ?!
About 25 minutes from here walk around Hudson, New York
For all Cairo township activities visit this Cairo Chamber of Commerce
Exciting fishing – World Class Striped Bass Fishing on the scenic Hudson River with Captain Richard E. Booth at www.reelhappyfishingcharters.com
Zipline the Catskills ! www.ziplinenewyork.com – longest & highest zipline canopy tour in North America
Whitewater tubing on the Esopus Creek just 1/2 hour from us. at www.towntinker.com !
Chase the Wild in the Great Northern Catskills ! For more information on bird-watching, fishing and hunting, give us a call and we’ll be happy to send these Greene County brochures. Or check it out at www.greatnortherncatskills.com.
Into trees and trails? Check out the Mountain Top Arboretum at www.mtarboretum.org. Enjoy many interesting features on it 23 acres of native wild life. Open dawn to dusk everyday.