Local Attractions

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Benvenuti! Welcome to the Breathtaking Pristine Beauty of Our Seasons
in the Most Scenic Great Northern Catskills amidst
Serenity ~ Clean Fresh Mountaintop Air ~ Tranquility

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2013 TANNERSVILLE CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Walking distance

iceFebruary 16 – Ice Sculpture Fest – Villa Vosilla, 2013 Ice Sculpture Winner
March 16 – St Patrick’s Day Parade
May 25 – Rubber Duck and Crazy BOAT Race & Festival
June 16 – Cruisin on the Mountaintop Car Show
July 6 – 4th of July Parade
July 27 – Crazy Race & Festival
August 2-4 – Tour of the Catskills Bike Race Race starts and ends in village of Tannersille
August 17 – Bongo Nite
September 28 – Cruisin on the Mountaintop FALL Car Show & Festival
October 12 – Great Pumpkin Walk & Lighting
October 27 – Scarecrow Contest and Halloween Parade
November 30 – Holiday Craft Fair and Spirit of the Holidays

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FEATURED LOCAL SUMMER ATTRACTIONS

~The best Mountaintop attractions for our social season guests~

  • 8.5"x11" Front Trifold TemplateZip Line & Canopy Tour at Hunter Mountain
    the largest and highest in North America! New York Zip Line!
  • Hunter Mountain Summer & Fall Festivals
    German, Celtic, Colors in the Catskills Motorcycle Rally, Oktoberfest l & Oktoberfest II, Wine & Brew Fest, Spring & Fall Classic Bike Races
  • North Lake & South Lake State Park
    biggest and most popular in the Catskill Forest Preserveswimming, kayaking, canoeing, wildlife, paddle boats, hiking, walking trails
  • Kaaterskill Falls
    highest cascading waterfall in NY State, scenic hiking
  • 1Leaf Peeping
    Exquisite Fall Foliage Surrounds us on our pristine Mountaintop
  • Sky Ride at Hunter Mountain
    Take the lift to the summit of beautiful Hunter Mountain
  • Orpheum Performing Arts Center
    Walking distance
  • The Village of Tannersville will soon be home to the Mountaintop Library & Learning Center

LOCAL and NEARBY SEASONAL ATTRACTIONS

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The Golf Course, adjacent to the Villa property, is quite convenient for our Villa Golfers.
The Villa is walking distance to:
Cross Country Skiing • Village of Tannersville • Orpheum Performing Arts Center
Tannersville Antique and Artisean Center • Tannersville Dance School
Tannersville Rip Van Winkle Lake • Walking Trail • Bike Path • Skate Board Park • Playground
Coffee Shop • Deli • Medical Center • Physical Therapy • ATM • Say What? Contemporary Art Gallery
and soon to be completed Mountain Top Library & Learning Center
Take a lovely Stroll to the Village of Tannersville Clothing • Candle • Antique
Vintage Retro Shops • Ice Cream • Souvenirs • and more

MOUNTAINTOP AND NEARBY ~ Most Only Minutes Away

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We will gladly pack lunches for day trips
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3GOLF: Walking distance to GOLF – USGA rated – Colonial Golf Course adjacent to the Villa. Windham, Blackhead, Palenville, Thunderhart are among 9 courses that are 10 min. to 30 min. drive.

  • Colonial Country Club Golf Course (Walking distance) – 518-589-9807
  • Christman’s Windham House – 518-734-4230
  • Rip Van Winkle Country Club Golf Course Palenville – 518-678-9779
  • 18 Hole Disc Golf – www.huntermtn.com

CROSS COUNTRY SKIING:

4DOWNHILL SKI & RIDE:

SNOW TUBING:

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  • Rip Van Winkle Ranch – Rental – 518-589-5999

INDOOR AND OUTDOOR ICE SKATING:

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NORTH SOUTH LAKES STATE PARK

Zoom Flume Water Park

SKY RIDE:

6MOUNTAIN BIKING:

ALL TERRAIN VEHICLES:

  • Rip Van Winkle Ranch – 518-589-5999

DANCE LESSONS:

  • Academy of Dance & Creative Arts Hunter – Mime, Drama, Voice, Pointe, Ballet 518-263-4246 – www.ADACAdance.com

CONCERTS:

  • Orpheum Performing Arts Center (Walking distance) – www.catskillmtn.org
  • UPAC- Kingston – 845-339-6088
  • Maverick Concerts – Woodstock 845-679-8217
  • BearsvilleTheater – 845-679-4406

7Hunter Movie Theater – Foreign & Independent Films, Hollywood Movies 518-263-4702
Mountain Top Arboretum – living collection of native & exotic greenerywww.mtarboretum.org – 518-589-3903
Forsyth Nature Center – animal exhibits & gardens of native flora- Kingston – 845-339-3053
FISHING: calm water lakes, sparkling-trout creeks, bass in the Hudson

PICK YOUR OWN FARM

FIVE STATE LOOKOUT ~ breathtaking views of 5 states and the Hudson River Valley www.greatnortherncatskills.com

  • DSC_0044Colgate Lake ~ serene lake in wide open setting ~ www.trails.com
  • Historic Catskill Mountain House Site ~ breathtaking panorama of the Hudson Valley
  • Rip Van Winkle Monument ~ Hunter Mtn. Summit ~ www.greatnortherncatskills.com

SHOPS WITH LITTLE TREASURES: Mountaintop Shops • Saugerties • Hudson • Woodstock (visit Jeanette @Clouds)
ART GALLERIES: Mountaintop Galleries • Hudson • Catskill • Woodstock • Saugerties
FINE ARTS PHOTOGRAPHY: www.susumusato.com
Say What? Contemporary Art Gallery - 518-589-7500

MOUNTAINTOP 2013 HUNTER MOUNTAIN FESTIVALS

  • TAP New York – April 27 & 28
  • DSC_0049Radio Woodstock’s Mountain Jam Fest 9 – June 6-9
    Premier 4 day outdoor music jam band fest-national recording artists & local bands listed by Rolling Stone magazine as one of the top 10 music festivals in the country.
  • Taste of Country Music Festival – June 13-15
    Country comes to the mountaintop – Willie Nelson & Family, Lady Antebellum (their only northeast show this spring & last show before they go on hiatus), Trace Adkins, Billy Currington, Hunter Hayes, Montgomery Gentry, Joe Nichols, Gloriana, Justin Moore, Dustin Lynch, Blackberry Smoke.
  • German Alps – August 10 & 11
  • International Celtic Festival – August 17 & 18
  • Colors in the Catskills Motorcycle Rally – Oct. 4-6
  • 8Oktoberfest I Oct. 5 & 6 Oktoberfest II – Oct. 12 & 13
  • Wine & Brew Fest & Wing Fest – Oct.19 & 20

NEARBY FESTIVALS

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  • Warrior Dash – 518-734-4300 – July 27, 2013
  • Tour of the Catskills – Pro-Am Bicycle Road Race – 518-263-2008 August 2-4, 2013
  • Hunter Cyclocross – October 26 & 27, 2013

Hunter Village Square Bookstore & Literary Arts Center – 518-263-2000 – www.catskillmtn.org

  • Mountaintop Historical Society – Haines Falls

Shrine of the Immaculate Conception ~ Outdoor Shrine, Church, Masses www.immaculateconceptionchurchny.org – 518-589-5577
Ukrainian Catholic Church built without nails – 518-263-3862 www.brama.com/stjohn/about.html
Mountaintop Meditation Center – Haines Falls
Mt Tremper Zen Monastery – www.mro.org/zmm 845-688-2228

FAMILY PARKS & ATTRACTIONS

  • BailiwickBailiwick Ranch – Discovery Zoo, Horseback Riding, Pony Rides – www.bailiwickranch.com – 518-943-4980
  • Children’s Adventure Park – bungee trampoline, paintball, skateboard, go-karts, rock climbing – 518-734-4300 – www.windhammountain.com/summer/adventure-park
  • Kid Zone Cairo – 518-701-1517
  • Bear Creek Mountaintop – mini golf, paintball, horseback riding, golf range
  • Puttin Plus – mini golf, go-karts, batting cage, laser & water tag www.puttinplus.com
  • Professional Horseshow – HITS – www.hitsshow.com/saugerties
  • Super Sonic Speedway – East Durham 518-634-7200 go karts, mini golf, shooting gallery, kiddie rides, batting cages
  • Funtastic Family Fun Park – 518-622-3330 mini golf, go kart track, bumper carts
  • Action Speedway – 518-678-9206 horseback riding, go karts, mini golf
  • Ponderosa Ranch – 518-678-9206 horseback riding, go karts, mini golf, bumper/paddleboats
  • BearCreekDiscovery Zoo – www.bailiwickranch.com
  • Round Top Raptor Center – hawks, falcons, falconry – 518-622-0118 – www.roundtopraptorcenter.com

FAIRS:

  • Woodstock-New Paltz Arts & Crafts Fair – May 25, 26, 27 & Aug. 31, Sept. 1 & 2, 2013
  • County Fair in Rhinebeck – August 20-25, 2013
  • Ulster County Fair July 30 – August 4, 2013
  • County Fair in Chatham – Aug 29 – Sept 3, 2013
  • NYS Sheep & Wool Festival – October 19 & 20, 2013 www.sheepandwool.com
  • Greene County Youth Fair – July 25, 26, 27, 28 – Angelo Canna Park – 518-313-9333

Hot Air Balloon Rides – www.newyorkballooning.com – 1800-318-7285
Scenic Catskill Mountain Train Ride – view the scenic Esopus Creek catskillmtrailroad.com

FIRE TOWERS:

ANTIQUING:

  • Hudson is one of the largest eclectic mix of period pieces, art galleries, unique jewelry, collectibles in upstate. www.hudsonantiques.net
  • Additional antiquing on the Mountaintop • Saugerties • Catskill o Coxsackie • Woodstock

Hoe Bowl – Bowling and Cosmic bowling – www.hoebowlfamilyfun.com – 518-943-4980
Light House Tour – www.lighthousefriends.com
Saugerties Lighthouse – www.saugertieslighthouse.com

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SAILING:

HUDSON CRUISES:

HISTORIC HOUSES:

MUSEUMS:

HALLOWEEN HAUNTED ACTIVITIES:

BREWERIES:

  • Cave Mountain – Mountaintop – 518-734-9222
  • Crossroads Brewing – Athens – 518-945-2337
  • Dutch Ale House -Saugerties – 845-247-2337
  • Brewery Ommegang – Belgian Style Brewing www.ommegang.com – 607-544-1800
  • Keegan Ales – Kingston – 845-340-4277
  • Gilded Otter – 845-256-1700

UNDERGROUND CAVERNS:

herkimerKaatskill Kaleidoscope – World’s largest in Mt.Tremper
Herkimer Diamond Mines – www.herkimerdiamond.com – 315-891-7355

Saratoga Race Track – www.nyra.com/index_saratoga.html – 518-584-6200
Shawangunk Wine Trail – www.shawangunkwinetrail.com
Skydive the Ranch – Gardiner – www.skydivetheranch.com