Best Fall Getaways Near NYC

The Catskills

One of the most obvious fall getaways near NYC! We all know about skiing in the Catskills, but it’s also a beautiful place for hiking and it’s overall natural beauty. Definitely one of the best fall getaways near NYC.

Best Fall Getaways From NYC

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Things to do in the Catskills

Mower’s Saturday Market (Woodstock)

This outdoor market runs every Saturday & Sunday into November.

Overlook Mountain (Woodstock)

Take a breathtaking hike to the top to see the abandoned hotel ruins. Check out this beautiful foliage!

Best Fall Getaways From NYC

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Woodland Valley Campground (Phoenicia)

Fish, hike and camp within campground located at the foot of a mountain.

Empire State Railway Museum (Phoenicia)

The station was built in 1899 and owns a small collection of historic railroad equipment.

Balsam Lake Mountain Wild Forest (Livingston Manor)

Over 13,500 acres of Forest Preserve located at the head of the Beaverkill Valley, an area famous for fly fishing. With an extensive trail network to several ponds, this area is ideal for hiking, camping, fishing, hunting, backpacking, canoeing and cross-country skiing.

Catskill Art Society (Livingston Manor)

The renovated 4,500+ square foot facility includes visual art galleries, a multi-purpose teaching studio, a clay studio, and an art library with digital learning resources. 

Catskills Lodging

The Arnold House (Livingston Manor)

The Arnold House is located on Shandelee Mountain, near the quaint town of Livingston Manor. The hotel offers its guests a tavern, spa and barbecue barn!

The Spruceton Inn (West Kill)

A remote, no frills “bed and bar” with just 9 rooms and amazing scenery.

Hotel Dylan (Woodstock)

The artfully designed guest rooms overlook a central lawn with a ping-pong table, hammock, and two fire pits. The hotel also has a pool with underwater speakers, open seasonally. 

Catskills Dining

Phoenicia Diner (Phoenicia)

Charming, old-school diner open since 1962.

Peekamoose (Big Indian)

This farm-to-table restaurant has a constantly changing menu to ensure the freshest of ingredients are being served. They’ve earned accolades in many world-wide publications for the quality of their food.

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