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Category - The Catskills

Fall Festivals & Foliage Tours in the Great Northern Catskills of Greene County, NY

Sep 8, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

Explore the Mountains, River Towns and the Scenic Hudson Valley This Fall in the Catskills

Greene County, N.Y. - Autumn in the Catskills offers an exciting variety of fall festivals and events ideal for a weekend getaway or day trip just two hours north of New York City and three hours west of Boston.

Explore scenic, winding roadways in the mountains, and enjoy a variety of cultural festivals that celebrate the region's unique history and colorful landscape, offering something exciting for everyone to enjoy, including:

Windham A Winner!

Aug 1, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

Windham, NY Named as a Site for the 2015 UCI Mountain Bike World Cup As the Town Gears Up for Next Week's 2014 Races

Windham, N.Y. - In one week, the 2014 UCI Mountain Bike World Cup presented by Shimano will kick off in Windham but today the small community in the Northern Catskills found out that it has already won. In an announcement made by the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI), the Switzerland-based worldwide governing body of cycling, Windham was once again named the only mountain bike world cup site in the United States.

2 Weeks Left For the Best Season Pass Deals at Belleayre Mountain

Jul 25, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

Belleayre 2014-15 Season PassHighmount, N.Y. - Belleayre Mountain's next season pass deadline is only 2 weeks away. Save some money this summer and purchase your 2014-2015 season passes now before prices go up on Friday, August 8th. Ordering your pass is easy, just visit their new online store and purchase your SKI3 Pass or your Belleayre Only Pass. (Please note: They have a new online store. If you are a new customer please create a new account or if you are an existing customer, please update your information.)

Explore the Hudson River & Catskill Creek in New York’s Great Northern Catskills

Jul 22, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

Greene County Offers Scenic Boating Along Catskill's Historic Waterfront

Greene County, N.Y. - For more than 300 miles, the Hudson River winds through New York State, curving along the shores of the Great Northern Catskills of Greene County to offer easy access to historic sites, nature preserves and riverside dining.

This summer, set sail along the Hudson River and explore Greene County's vibrant shoreline via the Catskill Creek to enjoy the best of the Catskill's waterfront.

Escape to Greene County’s Rural Farmland for a Deliciously Natural Summer Experience

Jul 8, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

Explore Scenic Routes, Culture & More with Three Scenic Driving Tours

Greene County, N.Y. - This summer, explore Greene County with three distinct scenic diving tours and experience the region's diverse mix of arts and culture, rivers and mountains, markets and music.

New York State's Catskill Mountains were included in a recent list of "The Best States for Summer ...

Farm Stays & Stands in the Great Northern Catskills – Shop, Stay & Play in America’s 1st Wilderness

Jul 8, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

Escape to Greene County's Rural Farmland for a Deliciously Natural Summer Experience

Greene County, N.Y. - This summer, discover the roots of your food in the Great Northern Catskills of Greene County and hit the road for a fresh twist on a family vacation.

Located just two hours north of New York City, Hull-O Farms in Durham offers immersive farm stays in the Catskills perfect for a summer getaway that includes enriching experiences and a variety of family-friendly attractions.

Hanford Mills Museum to Host Community Celebration June 14

Jun 2, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

Hanford Mills MuseumNew Festival Showcasing Local History Offers Free Admission to All

East Meredith, N.Y. - On Saturday, June 14 from 10 am - 5 pm, Hanford Mills Museum will host a Community Celebration. This new festival, held as part of the statewide Path Through History program, features displays by the Delaware County Historical Association, the Meredith Historical Society, and the Greater Oneonta Historical Association. Museum staff will be operating the water-powered sawmill, gristmill and woodworking shop. The Fieldstone Pickers will perform and Tickled Pink BBQ will be onsite, offering lunch and snack items.

5 Worth the Drive – Great Northern Catskills of Greene County to Host Major Music Festivals

May 7, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

From Brad Paisley to the Allman Brothers - Watch Great Music in Greene County

Greene County, N.Y. - This summer, watch country music's hottest stars, bluegrass legends and jam bands perform during the Great Northern Catskills of Greene County's annual line-up of star-studded music festivals and events starting June 5.

Cook with the Royal Bride at Hanford Mills Museum

May 5, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

Royal Bride - Hanford Mills MuseumEast Meredith, N.Y. - Hanford Mills Museum is offering a hand-on workshop using the Royal Bride wood-fired cook stove in the John Hanford Farmhouse. The workshop, led by Pamela Cooley, will use recipes and techniques popular in the 1920s. Participants will learn how to prepare soup, a spring chicken dish, seasonal vegetables and salad, quick bread and two special desserts. When all is ready they will savor the meal in the house's dining room.

Master, Mentor, Master: Thomas Cole & Frederic Church Exhibition Now on View

May 2, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

Frederic Church, New England Landscape, 1847. Colorado Springs Fine Art Center Catskill, N.Y. -- The new exhibition of landscape masterpieces by Frederic Church and Thomas Cole is now open at the Thomas Cole Historic Site, featuring twenty artworks from 1844-1850, focusing on the early work of Church when he began studying with Cole in Catskill, New York. The exhibition includes plein air studies by Church when he was an 18-year-old apprentice as well as large, highly finished and stunningly skillful paintings that were completed just a few years later. Compare Church's work to Cole's from the same time period as they covered the same territory together.

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