Here are some of our favorite local finds, from wineries and distilleries to restaurants and markets to scenic hikes.

Where to Eat

The Roost – Casual, perfectly prepared diner and pub classics with draft beer and wines by the glass. Great food with a friendly atmosphere.

The Spy – The reincarnation of The Northern Spy, a local favorite for years. Enjoy pub favorites and seasonal specials, along with an extensive full bar.

Where to Shop

Emmanuel’s Marketplace – Locally-owned supermarket with all the essentials, plus a great selection of hard-to-find ingredients.

Sweetpea – Amazing local boutique with hundreds of gorgeous handmade crafts and fascinating antique finds.

What to Do

Tuthilltown Spirits – New York’s first legal distillery since Prohibition! Take a tour of this beautiful distillery and learn about how some of our favorite spirits are made.

Arrowood Farms – Beautiful farm brewery in Accord, NY. Grab a tasting flight and some snacks and take a walk through a gorgeous hop field.

Mohonk Preserve – Gorgeous hiking, biking, and climbing in the Shawangunk Ridge.

Minnewaska State Park – More beautiful, scenic hikes in the ‘Gunks.

Where to Stay

Elmrock Inn – Picturesque bed & breakfast and event venue situated in a beautiful 1770 farmhouse.


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