Escape to the Perfect: Fall in the Great Western Catskills
Dear EscapeMakers — Just about 2 hours from New York City, find yourself in true farm country in Delaware County.This harvest season, as the stunning fall foliage adorns the rolling mountain landscape, their farmers welcome you to enjoy their bounty in the most literal sense – community events featuring local food, drink and farm life:
Taste of the Catskills (Oct. 7-8) is a family fall festival that showcases the food, beer, crafts and wine of the region during a fun-filled weekend on the historic Maple Shade Farm. Plattepalooza (Oct 7) is a day on Plattekill Mountain with fall fare, beer, foliage chairlift rides, apple cider pressing and tons of family fun. Ponypalooza (Oct 7) at Rosemary Horse Sanctuary gives kids a chance to meet rescue horses and enjoy fun activities on the farm.
While there, make the most of your stay by embarking on outdoor adventures such as world famous fly fishing, boating, hiking, golfing and much more. View this video for an overview, and visit greatwesterncatskills.com to plan your escape to the perfect in Delaware County.