The Catskill Mountains have undergone plenty of changes to become a cozy place to stroll around in the autumn months, with plenty of things to do.
If you're someone who enjoys fall weather immensely, then you may not be anxious to go on any sort of tropical vacation to escape it. But that doesn't mean you shouldn't enjoy traveling altogether. After all, there are still plenty of places to visit that make fall even more enjoyable. In fact, one such place is located within the United States.
According to GQ, Catskill Mountains– located about two hours north of New York City– have undergone plenty of changes to become a cozy place to stroll around in the autumn months. Also known as Catskills for short, there are plenty of attractions, restaurants, and resorts to choose from respectively throughout this region.
The attractions available throughout Catskills vary from shopping to hiking. The most popular and unique store to visit is Kabinett & Kammer–a shop full of antiques, art, and taxidermy. And if shopping's not really your thing, then you can try hiking throughout the many mountain ranges that exist in Catskills. These include Bramley Mountain, Shawangunk Mountains (known to locals as "the Gunks"), and Tremper Mountain. There's also Alder Lake for those that enjoy canoeing, fishing, or kayaking.
As mentioned before, there are cute restaurants to eat at in Catskills. Brushland Eating House focuses on delicious yet affordable comfort food that will be familiar to anyone from Brooklyn, New York. Phoenicia Diner is home to all the diner classics you'd expect from such a place, except everything on the menu is made with the freshest of ingredients. Finally, Table on Ten is the pizza point that could be easily missed if you're not looking for it but is the best place for any hardcore pizza lover.
There are a couple of resorts to pick and choose from during your visit. The Deer Mountain Inn is decked out with a bar and a game room to ensure that you'll have a great time indoors. Meanwhile, the Scribner's Catskill Lodge is simpler by design, perfect for those just looking for somewhere to stay during their trip.
The region of Catskills in New York is definitely a unique vacation destination than others. It may not be for everyone, but it's perfect to visit as the fall season winds down. If you're up for outdoor adventures, cool shops, and tasty restaurants, then Catskills should be your next vacation destination.