Local Attractions


Brushland Eating House

Bovina, NY

True farm to table menu every single time. After a long day, Brushland is one of our favorite places to sit down and enjoy a meal with a glass of wine. Their menu changes day-to-day based on what’s available in the local gardens, so you can always count on the freshest of flavors when you visit. Brushland is typically open Thursday through Sunday, but give them a call to reserve a table.


(607) 832 4861

Peekamoose Bar & Tap Room

Big Indian, NY

Fine contemporary American cuisine in the lovely mountains. The Peekamoose is a beloved favorite among locals and tourists. You will definitely want to make a reservation here. One of the pricier options, but the Peekamoose truly is nothing but best in terms of quality, atmosphere, and taste. 


(845) 254 6500

The Blue Bee Cafe

Delhi, NY

The Blue Bee Cafe offers breakfast and lunch options with the freshest ingredients. Originally located in a bookstore, this Main Street cafe provides a relaxing oasis in which you can sit down and have a meal and a delicious coffee or hot drink. Offering dine-in and take-out, this place is a must when looking for lunch options. 


(607) 746-8060

Wayside Cider & Tap Room

Andes. NY

Wayside Cider offers some of the freshest farm to table meals in the Catskills, not to mention their small-batch hard ciders. There is indoor and outdoor seating, and if you catch them on a weekend in the summer, there will usually be live music. 


(845) 676 6002

The Andes Hotel

Andes, NY

Popular among the locals, the Andes Hotel is equipped with a full bar, dining room, outdoor seating, a billiards table, and more. Daily food & drink specials and open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. 


(845) 676 4408


Ballantine Park

Kirkside Park


Belleayre Mountain

Highmount, NY

A New York State owned mountain operating 51 trails and eight ski lifts. Belleayre Mountain was recently upgraded with a state-of-the-art gondola lift improving the quality of the skiing experience. With two ski shops, a full restaurant and bar, you can’t go wrong spending the whole day at the mountain.

(845) 254 5600


Plattekill Mountain

Roxbury, NY

A four season family mountain, Plattekill is equipped for snow sports and mountain biking. Be sure to check out their summer concert series, featuring food vendors, ski swaps, raffles and more. Truly one of the Catskill’s best kept secrets, if you’re looking for no chairlift lines and 12” of powder saturday morning, this is the place to be!

(607) 326 3500


Places To Swim & Fish

Alder Lake

Hardenburgh, NY

Alder Lake is a great location if you are looking for a quiet waterbody with not a lot of other boating activity. This lake is perfect for using a kayak or canoe. Anglers report of catching some nice sized brook trout. Camping is also available.


Big Pond

Andes, NY

This decent-sized lake at 51 acres close to the southside of Pepacton ReservoirSituated in the Catskill Forest Preserve’s Delaware Wild Forest, Big Pond offers lots of activities from non-motorized boating to swimming, fishing, camping and hiking. Popular species include rainbow and brown trout, chain pickerel, smallmouth bass and largemouth bass.  


Little Pond

Andes, NY

Little Pond is a small, picturesque lake. While only 13-acres in size, it offers visitors swimming, boating, fishing and hiking.  It has a healthy trout population, in addition to catfish and plenty of pan fish. 


Unique Sites

John Burroughs Cabin

Roxbury, NY 

Step back in time to an era of simpler times. John Burrough’s cabin is a national historical landmark nestled in the beautiful mountains of Roxbury, New York. Along with the 19th century cabin, there is a memorial trail that leads to the grave site of the beloved American poet and teacher.

Fire Tower On Mt. Utsayantha

Stamford, NY 

A historic fire tower 3,214 feet in elevation with sweeping views of the Catskill Mountains

Gideon Frisbee House

Delhi, NY

A historic home built in 1797, currently home of Delaware County Historical Association, Also called the “Birthplace of Delaware County,” this is where the first county supervisors met in the spring of 1797 to create the governmental bureaucracy of Delaware County.

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