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 Local Events & Attractions

in New york
Near Kate’s Lazy Meadow + Kate’s Lazy Cabin


Yoga and wellness

Take a yoga class at Shakti Yoga -
Lots of classes available, great instructors and totally relaxing! We are big fans and take classes regularly. Check their website for times and locations - OM!

River Rock Health Spa -
A large staff of world class NY State licensed Massage Therapists and Aestheticians, dozens of treatment choices, 9 treatment rooms, 4 private steam and sauna units, an elegant relaxation lounge, spa shop, and private parking

Emerson Resort & Spa -
Awaken your senses at Emerson's extensive full-service spa, the state's first Mobil Four-Star spa outside Manhattan. They offer a menu of holistic wellness complete with 10 treatment rooms, outdoor streamside treatment cabanas, Nautilus fitness center, outdoor hot tub, separate sauna and steam showers for men and women, yoga classes, Spa Cafe, and relaxation lounge. With more than 40 treatment options and Ayurvedic rituals drawing from ancient Indian healing wisdom, the Emerson Resort individualizes treatments to the health, lifestyle and desires of every guest.

28 West Gym -
Need the convenience of a great workout, or to take classes every once in a while but don't need a membership? Feel free to walk in to their gym anytime during normal business hours!

Arts and music

Make the music pilgrimage to Woodstock! Stay at Kate's and attend one of Levon Helm's Midnight Rambles, held in woodstock usually every Saturday in the Summer -

Maverick Concerts -
Maverick Concerts, America's oldest continuous summer chamber music festival and winner of the Chamber Music America/ASCAP Award for Adventurous Programming, thrives on the love of great music and the spirit of its unique site in the unspoiled woods. The rustic 1916 concert hall, with its perfect acoustics, is ideally suited to chamber music and the intimacy of live performance.

Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild -
The Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild is both a presenting and an educational organization. It hosts exhibitions and performances by some of the finest artists working today and serves emerging artists through classes and residencies. Its facilities include a shop and gallery/performance space in the center of the village (34 Tinker Street) as well as the historic Byrdcliffe Art Colony.


Town Tinker Tube Rental -
Located in the heart of the Catskill Mountains is a five mile stretch of river that has become one of the most popular tubing courses around. People come from all over to ride the rapids and drift with the current as the Esopus Creek winds through the beautiful mountains and greenery of the Catskills.

Zoom Flume Water Park and Rides
Zoom Flume, the Catskill's largest water park, offers safe fun, excitement and relaxation for all ages in a beautiful natural setting. Full park privilege tickets for a single day and family season passes are available. Zoom down giant winding water slides, careening 300 feet to splash down in the canyon below. Dare to take the plunge in the Mighty Anaconda. Race your friends down the Grand Prix Splashway. Slip-slide down Thrill Hill. Slash and play in the Giant Lagoon Activity Pool. Float gently down the Lazy River. East Durham, NY. 800-888-3586

Bear Creek Landing -
World-class two acre miniature golf course, driving range, trout fishing preserve, arcade, pub room and gourmet dining. Route 214, Tannersville, NY. 518-263-3839

Ponderosa Fun Park
Go-carts, mini golf, horseback riding trails, bumper/paddle boats, fishing. Open year round. Route 32, Catskill, NY. 518-678-9206

Sawkill Family Ski Center -
Complete ski and snowboard center with rentals, instructions, snowmaking and more. 167 Hill Road, Kingston, NY. 845-336-6977

Lukanoos Family Fun Center
Lukanoos is a family owned business in Kingston, NY. They have a Go-Kart track, miniature golf course and six batting cages. 180 Sawkill Road, Kingston, NY. 845-331-2545

Puttin Plus -
Family Fun Park featuring Go-Karts, miniature golf, batting cages, water tag and arcade. "Figure Eight" track with high speed karts for high performance fun! Challenge course miniature golf with waterfalls and fountains. State-of-the art batting cages, 4 baseball and 4 softball. 455 Washington Avenue, Saugerties, NY. 845-246-4501

Supersonic Speedway Fun Park
Go-karts, mini-golf, batting cages, shooting gallery, rides, arcade. Restaurant, snack bar, ice cream shop, picnicking. Gift shop. 2176 NY-145, East Durham, NY. 518-634-7200


National Baseball Hall of Fame -
The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum is dedicated to fostering an appreciation of the historical development of the game and its impact on our culture by collecting, preserving, exhibiting and interpreting its collections for a global audience, as well as honoring those who have made outstanding contributions to our National Pastime. Cooperstown, NY. 888-HALL-OF-FAME

Howe Caverns -
Howe Caverns is a living, limestone cave, carved by an underground river over the course of six million years, located 156 feet below the earth's surface. New York State's second most-visited natural attraction is situated on 300-plus acres of land, above the Schoharie Valley offering a breathtaking view. There are lots of things to do that bring out the youngster in everyone. Howes Cave, NY. 518-296-8900

Blenheim-Gilboa Pumped Storage Power Project -
State-of-the-art exhibits and interactive displays demonstrate how our power is made and how it's used. Video and computer technology help explain the science of energy and electricity to children and adults alike.

Next to the Visitors Center, you'll find the newly renovated Lansing Manor, an early American country estate, built in 1819 by John Lansing, who represented New York as a delegate to the Constitutional Convention in 1787 and the state's Ratification Convention in 1788. The manor house was restored by the Power Authority in 1977. A history buff's dream come true, Lansing Manor is filled with authentic furnishings from the first half of the 19th century. The house, which is listed in the National Register of Historic Places, is now operated by the Power Authority in cooperation with the Schoharie County Historical Society.

The Blenheim-Gilboa Visitors Center and Lansing Manor are open to the public free of charge. Gilboa, NY. 518-827-6111

State Museum of New York -
The New York State Museum is the place where people go to discover why New York is called the Empire State. The research conducted by its scientists and historians undergirds all of its activities, including specialized services to government and industry. Its permanent exhibition halls, temporary exhibits, and public programs are created around materials collected by its own researchers and curators, as well as around collections from other institutions. They also offer a menu of traveling exhibits for rental from other institutions.

Today, the State Museum's collections number more than five million artifacts and specimens. Each year its exhibits and programs attract more than one million visitors, more than half of whom come from outside the Capital Region. The programs that they offer to school groups attract about 60,000 students annually from throughout the State. Albany, NY. 518-474-5877


Delaware & Ulster Railroad -
The Delaware and Ulster Railroad is an excursion train that combines railroad nostalgia with scenic rides through New York's legendary Catskill Mountains. Route 28, Arkville, NY. 845-586-DURR

Catskill Mountain Railroad -
The trains provide passenger service along the Catskills' scenic Esopus Creek. Passengers can ride a 6-miles round trip in the heart of the beautiful Catskill Mountains, or creek users, ride one way. At Phoenicia, experience life in the Catskills both past and present by visiting the village merchants as well as the historic 1900 railroad depot. Route 28, Mount Pleasant, NY. 845-688-7400

Miscellaneous Fun

Headless Horseman Hayrides -
Haunted hayrides, haunted house, gift shop, food concessions. Family entertainment. Call for reservations and schedule. 778 Broadway (Route 9W), Ulster Park. 845-339-2666