- The 8th Annual Rip Van Winkle Wine Festival - Slated for May 10 at the Historic Catskill Point on the Hudson River, enjoy yummy treats and wine tastings featuring a variety of wineries, distilleries, treats, crafts and goods. Tickets are $20.
- The Rip Van Winkle History Trail - Explore the Catskills' historic attractions and literary legacy, from the Bronck Museum, home to the Hudson Valley's oldest home and a 13-sided barn, to the Pratt Museum, offering a treasure trove of historical exhibits. Don't miss the short hike to Pratt's Rock, "America's First Mount Rushmore," to follow in the footsteps of Rip's legacy and journey into the past.
- Hunter Mountain SkyRide Tour - Rip can also be found at the summit of Hunter Mountain, where a larger-than-life stone carving of the slumbering man greets visitors after a scenic trip on the Kaatskill Flier chairlift. Available May through October.
The Great Northern Catskills of Greene County Offer Exciting Cultural Escapes Close to NYC
Mar 03, 2014 by I Love New York Staff