Greene County and the surrounding area were discovered in 1609 by Henry Hudson. The region offers 400 years of marvelous history and is cherished for its rich artistic legacy, diverse cultural heritage and iconic place in literature and folklore.
Today, the Great Northern Catskills continue to attract artists, painters and writers in addition to families and friends, eager to experience our many activities and attractions. The region’s scenic vistas and unique blend of mountains, rivers and valleys offer great opportunities for a variety of lifestyles and interests.
Here you can spend a day skiing or riding, hiking, biking, birding or boating. You can golf on 9 different courses, kayak, fish or swim. There are natural parks, water parks, winter adventure parks for tubing and ice skating and fairs and festivals throughout the year. You can go to a zoo, ride a zipline, and visit a raptor center or an elk farm. Tour the historic Hudson-Athens Lighthouse, follow the Hudson River Art Trail, hike to iconic Kaaterskill Falls, visit one of the local farmer’s markets, or explore a number of unique museums. After a day of activities unwind and enjoy a delicious meal in your restaurant of choice and return to a charming bed and breakfast, hotel or private rental.
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