Category Archives: Catskills

Comeau, Woodstock Hike

A mild, yet scenic nature walk right outside the town Woodstock was naturally filled with hikers, families, and dog walkers on a sunny day. Comeau [1 Comeau Dr Woodstock, New York 12498 – upper lot is closer to trail entrance] … Continue reading

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Mount Guardian, Woodstock Hike

So close to the bustling town of Woodstock, but so far away. Follow the quiet country roads passed the interesting historical signs and beautiful homes. Mount Guardian [Byrdcliffe Theater Parking, 380 Upper Byrdcliffe Road, Woodstock NY] is a hike just … Continue reading

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Shindig, Woodstock Eats

It’s funny how you can walk by something however many times and never notice it’s there. That was my story with Shindig [1 Tinker St, Woodstock, NY 12498], until one faithful afternoon when it finally appeared to me. It’s right … Continue reading

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Tanbark Trail, Phoenicia Hike

If you want to take a great hike in the Catskills with rewarding views, but you aren’t into climbing up a mountain, a trip to Phoenicia is in order. The Tanbark Trail [8 Ava Maria Dr, Phoenicia, NY 12464] starts … Continue reading

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Crazy Bowlz, Kingston Eats

There are so many fusion joints popping up, a testament to our globalized melting pot culture. These restaurants are great for those nights when you just don’t know what you want to eat – because you can have a variety … Continue reading

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Visit the Saugerties Lighthouse

Have you ever been to a lighthouse on the waters edge in the dead of winter? It’s brutal, it’s beautiful. I didn’t plan on visiting the Saugerties Lighthouse [168 Lighthouse Dr, Saugerties, NY 12477] on such a chilly day, but … Continue reading

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Esopus Bend Nature Preserve

Tucked away in the back roads of a residential neighborhood you’ll find the faded sign and trailhead for the Esopus Bend Nature Preserve [Shady Lane, Saugerties, NY 12477]. You’ll share the trails with local residents walking their dogs, seen far … Continue reading

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