Must-see attractions in Catskills

  • Bethel Woods Center for the Arts


    The site of the 1969 Woodstock Music & Art Fair, on Max Yasgur's farm outside Bethel, is 70 miles southwest of the town of Woodstock. It's now home to an…

  • Located in Saugerties, NY, and on the National Register of Historic Places, this is the artistic creation of Harvey Fite.

    Opus 40 Sculpture Park & Museum


    Beginning in 1938, artist Harvey Fite (founder of the fine arts department at nearby Bard College) worked for nearly four decades to coax an abandoned…

  • St John the Baptist


    It's hard to miss this stunning timber block work Ukrainian church perched on a hill just off of Rte 23A, about 10 miles west of Tannersville. You can…

  • Two-Tier Waterfall surrounded by such green trees in Summer. Kaaterskill Falls taken in the Catskills, NY.

    Kaaterskill Falls


    For the best view of New York State's highest falls – 260ft, compared to Niagara's 167ft – without a strenuous hike, head to the viewing platform. Popular…

  • Saugerties Lighthouse on the west bank of the Hudson River on a clear, summer afternoon.

    Saugerties Lighthouse


    A half-mile nature trail leads to this 1869 landmark on the point where Esopus Creek joins the Hudson. Tours of the building are available by appointment,…

  • Images taken during the 2015 summer photo shoot of partner properties & the surrounding area.

    National Baseball Hall of Fame & Museum


    Cooperstown bills itself as the home of baseball (the myth that it was the birthplace of the game was long ago debunked). This classy three-floor facility…

  • Center for Photography at Woodstock


    Founded in 1977, this creative space gives classes, hosts lectures and mounts exhibitions that expand the strict definition of the art form, thanks to a…

  • Fort Delaware Museum


    A reconstructed log fort (not a military outpost) from the 1750s when English settlers and Lenape Indians coexisted in what was then wilderness territory…

  • Fenimore Art Museum


    This gallery has an outstanding collection of Americana, including portraits of the town's founding father, William Cooper, and his sixth son, the…

  • Kaaterskill Falls Viewing Platform


    This viewing deck, linked by a forest trail to a parking area, offers the best view of the waterfall that you can get without making a strenuous hike.

  • Karma Triyana Dharmachakra


    Join stressed-out New Yorkers and others needing a spiritual break at this blissful Buddhist monastery about 3 miles north of Woodstock. Soak up the…

  • Emerson Kaleidoscope


    No mind-altering substances are needed to get the trippy effect of laying on the floor and gazing up at the colorful patterns created by the world's…

  • Woodstock Artists Association & Museum


    WAAM has been supporting artists working in the Catskills since 1919. Exhibitions in its several galleries include historic pieces as well as current…

  • Viewpoint


    This pocket-sized park provides excellent views over the Delaware River towards the narrows that give the town its name. Keep an eye out for bald eagles…

  • Empire State Railway Museum


    Maintained by enthusiasts since 1960, this small museum occupies an old railway station on the largely decommissioned Delaware & Ulster line.