A Guide to Peekskill, NY

By |2021-11-24T14:01:37+00:00April 4th, 2020|Daytrippin'|

Peekskill, NY is a small and charming city on in the Hudson River Valley, just 50 miles north of NYC. Over the past couple years, more and more daytrippers are making the short trek to Peekskill, thanks to its beautiful waterfront, easy access to trails, and cute, walkable town. ...

7 Things To Do In Cooperstown, NY That Aren’t Baseball

By |2021-01-04T22:14:07+00:00May 19th, 2019||

When most people think about Cooperstown, NY they think of baseball. And while, yes, it's home to the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum–it's so much more than that! (Especially for those of us who are kinda 'meh' on sports.) Just about four hours from NYC, this little town offers everything ...

The Stewart House in Athens, NY

By |2021-05-07T15:55:26+00:00January 12th, 2019||

  Some hundred miles upriver from New York City, the historic village of Athens, NY dates back to 1815. Tucked into its historic riverfront, one of the oldest and grandest hotels in the Hudson Valley, Stewart House, has just reopened for business as a beautiful boutique hotel, pub, and restaurant. Whether ...

A Guide to Honesdale, Pennsylvania

By |2021-05-07T16:03:33+00:00December 13th, 2017||

Two hours (or 115 miles) from NYC, a small mountain town is the unlikely home to some of the Northeast's best food, shopping, and scenery. With a slew of new businesses alongside the old, its Main Street is coming back to life. And for once, it's not upstate New York (!); it's ...

Sullivan County’s Craft Beverage Trail

By |2021-01-08T16:31:53+00:00September 27th, 2017||

Pale ales, summer sours, black lagers, dry whites, full-bodied reds, vodka, gin and bourbon: Sullivan Catskills has it all. With eight breweries, distilleries, and wineries in six towns, SullCo's burgeoning artisanal beverage trail is only growing, with a handful of breweries and distilleries hoping to open in 2018. The largest concentration is in the Roscoe/Livingston Manor/Callicoon area, where ...

A Tasting Tour of 1000 Islands

By |2021-01-06T15:37:52+00:00June 28th, 2017||

  On the border of northern New York State and Canada, a cluster of 1,864 islands create a region of endless shorelines, epic sunsets, and a unique maritime history. Fifty miles of river islands give this region its name: the Thousand Islands. Stretching downstream from Lake Ontario into the St. ...

Homestead 33: A Barn & Modern Bohemian Escape in Tivoli, NY

By |2021-05-05T20:12:29+00:00October 22nd, 2016||

In the village of Tivoli, NY, two rental properties sit sid-by-side on the outskirts of Main Street. Together, they’re Homestead 33: a barn and a house that share 4.5 acres of land, including forest, a pond, a creek, and multiple firepits. Separately, they’re the The Barn in Tivoli and the Modern-Bohemian Escape. And they're both wonderful. ...

The DeWitt Oak Hill in the Great Northern Catskills

By |2021-05-05T20:21:54+00:00October 14th, 2016||

Antique shopping, cozy rooms, creekside bonfires, and eating like a king. This is the experience at The DeWitt Oak Hill, just 135 miles from New York City in the Great Northern Catskills. The four-room inn is loaded with antiques, collected by owners Dorothee Walliser and Diane Ormrod—and they're all for sale. (Well, almost all.) The constant flow of items ...

An Off-Season Guide to Nantucket, MA

By |2021-05-05T19:29:28+00:00August 22nd, 2016||

Though I'm now embarrassed to admit it, our invitation to Nantucket felt confusing. The only preconception I had of the island were thanks to J. Crew magazines—and therefore the only mental pictures I could conjure up were of model types wearing "Nantucket red" (aka pink) polo shirts with popped collars on fancy boats. ...

A Scandinavian Chalet in Cragsmoor, NY

By |2021-05-06T15:05:56+00:00June 16th, 2016||

Built by owner David Pivnick, the Scandinavian Inspired Chalet is located in the Shawangunk Mountains just two hours from NYC. Clocking in at about 100 miles from Brooklyn, it’s a closer alternative to the nearby Catskill Mountains, and the house itself is less than ten minutes from our favorite hike in New York State: Sam’s ...

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