Category Archives: New Paltz

Unison Sculpture Park, New Paltz

Outside the hustle bustle of town on the road leading up to the mountains of New Paltz I always took a second glance passing by an artsy looking place. One particular day I decided to follow stop there and see … Continue reading

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Mohonk Mountain Labyrinth and Lemon Squeeze, New Paltz Hike

The Mohonk Mountnain House is a ritzy resort in New Paltz [1000 Mountain Rest Rd, New Paltz, NY 12561]. Those who stay at the castle have access to Lake Mohonk, tennis courts, golf, and all sorts of activities; it sure … Continue reading

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New Paltz Hike: Stony Kill Falls

A super short hike to an off the beaten path 90 foot waterfall? Add this to your itinerary for a day trip in New Paltz. Stony Kill Falls is way less publicized than it could be, and that is great … Continue reading

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New Paltz Eats: Mexicali Blue

What does the Grateful Dead, Anthony Bourdain, and a killer fish taco have in common? A trip to Mexicali Blue in New Paltz [87 Main Street New Paltz] of course! I thoroughly enjoyed my visit here, but be warned, this … Continue reading

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New Paltz Hikes: Shawnagunk Grasslands National Wildlife Refuge

If you’re looking for a more mellow hike down in New Paltz, the Shawnagunk Grasslands National Wildlife Refuge (phew that was a mouthful!), is your perfect spot [807 Hoagerburgh Rd, Wallkill, NY 12589]! This quiet, flat, low key, meadow is … Continue reading

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New Paltz

I really like New Paltz. There are great options for hiking, eating, and it’s got a generally kitschy vibe. If I lived closer I might be there every weekend!   1st Trip: My first visit was last summer. We started … Continue reading

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