All you need is your warm coat, hat and gloves and this winter, boots — truly, that’s all you need to enjoy the upstate New York weather, instead of complaining about it, as so many of us do. Whether in New York City or on the opposite side of the state, NY State offers winter…

The Headless Horseman hayride and associated delights are part of an outdoor “haunted” attraction (located in Ulster Park, about 6 miles from Kingston, NY), that features Escape Rooms. The Great Room Escape is a fully interactive and immersive experience with only 60 minutes to escape from the themed room. Their motto is “A New York…

The story is inspiring and it is about how Mike Offner displayed doggedness and determination in his quest to save an icon among Catskills resorts, Pine Ridge Dude Ranch, from extinction. Once known as Schloss’ Pine Grove — part of the old-school, Kosher-style hotels that decades ago thrived in Sullivan and Ulster counties — this…

The appeal of things to do in Hudson Valley in upstate New York, lies in its serene beauty, green farmlands, numerous rivers and a never ending attractive architecture. It has guided winery trail tours, museums, and pre-historic villages. You will not have fully explored the valley if you haven’t visited its hotels, antique shops and…

Skiing In Belleayre Mountain is easy as it is located off of State Route 28 in Highmount, NY, just hours from New York City. The land was declared “Forever Wild” by the New York State Forest Preserve in 1885. Early on, skiers would side-step or hike their way more than 3,000 feet to be the…

New Hotel Openings in Ulster County A Residence Inn by Marriott will soon open in the Town of Ulster. Boasting 92 rooms, this 73,880- square-foot hotel will be located near the Hudson Valley Mall. The hotel is the second being built in the Town of Ulster; a 101-room Holiday Inn Express is in the works for the…

As temperatures warm, Swing Into Ulster County with the Start of Golf Season as locals and visitors have eagerly anticipated the opening of the County’s 12 picturesque golf courses. Each year, individuals travel to Ulster County from all parts of the country to take advantage of challenging courses and beautiful scenery. This season, tourists and residents can partake…

Chops Grille, your new favorite dining experience. Chops Grille is located in the heart of the historic stockade district in the Stuyvesant Hotel, on the corners of Fair and John Streets in Kingston, NY. 39 John Street, Kingston, New York (845) 339-1111 Excellent steaks, burgers, salads and so much more.

Santa Fe Woodstock is an extension of the Santa Fe family which includes longtime Dutchess county favorite, Santa Fe Restaurant in Tivoli, NY – the Hudson Valley’s original award winning Mexican restaurant, and Santa Fe Uptown, located in the historic Stockade district of Kingston, NY. At the junction of Route 28 and Maverick Road in the charming town of Woodstock,…

25 N Chestnut Street, New Paltz, NY 845-255-9000 Chef Max and his family are cooking up some delicious authentic Mexican cuisine in New Paltz, NY. Made to order table side guacamole is a great way to start. Chef Max is a seasoned professional in the industry having worked in some great restaurants throughout the Hudson Valley over…