Food & Drink
From charming small towns to scenic countryside, this region offers a diverse array of dining options that cater to every palate. Whether you’re craving farm-to-table freshness or classic American comfort Delaware County has something for everyone.
Brushland Eating House
True farm to table menu every time. After a long day, Brushland is one of our favorite places to sit 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.
The Hidden Inn
South Kortright, NY
The Hidden Inn offers casual Tavern food to Juicy Prime Rib and Filet and everything in between. Open for Brunch and Lunch on Sundays and Dinner Thursday-Sunday. From a mouthwatering steak and a glass of wine to a quick bite and a beer, the Restaurant and Tavern at the Hidden Inn is sure to have something on the menu for you.
Wayside Cider & Tap Room
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.
Blue Bee Cafe
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.
EIGHTYMAIN is an Italian and Argentinian influenced restaurant that focuses on local growers and producers in the Western Catskills. Enjoy house made pasta, unique cocktails, wine and beer in a refined atmosphere. Outdoor dining is available in the warmer months.
The Andes Hotel
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.
PARKS & LAKES
From serene lakeside retreats to expansive parklands, the county offers a haven for outdoor enthusiasts seeking tranquility and recreational adventure.
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 avai
This decent-sized lake at 51 acres close to the southside of Pepacton Reservoir. Situated 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 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.
Hit The Slopes
The Catskill Mountains provide a winter wonderland for skiers of all levels. With a variety of well-groomed trails and breathtaking scenery, this region has become a haven for winter sports enthusiasts.
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.
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!
Welcome to Delaware County, New York, where history comes alive amidst charming landscapes and preserved landmarks. Steeped in a rich tapestry of the past, this region invites you to embark on a journey through time, exploring its diverse array of historical sites.
John Burroughs Cabin
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.
Gideon Frisbee House
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.
Fire Tower On Mt. Utsayantha
A historic fire tower 3,214 feet in elevation with sweeping views of the Catskill Mountains.
Explore the Catskills
Below you’ll find additional resources to help you plan your Delaware County adventure. Festivals, concerts, workshops & art openings—this picturesque area offers a multitude of experiences to explore and enjoy.