Activities

Whether you want to do it all or just relax, the Catskills and our local area have it all.  Here are a few suggestions to get you started.  We would be happy to consult with you or give you suggestions so why not give us a call.

Community Concierge

Below are several suggestions we have brought together for you.  But to get the best local flavor and all the latest CURRENT LOCAL EVENTS walk two blocks to the Astor House Shop, a community based internet cafe, bookstore, shop, gallery, and pastry shop, which also acts as a local community gathering spot.




Astor House Shop .1 miles 2 minutes

Winter Sports

If you are all about THE WINTER and love downhill skiing, cross-country skiing, or snowboarding then we are your luxury stay for the area.  What can be better than to sit in our rustic lounge at night after a long day with some wine? We are conveniently located near the following ski resorts:




Mountain Trails Cross-Country Skiing <1 mile 2 minutes
Hunter Mountain 4 miles 8 minutes
Windham Mountain 12.8 miles 28 minutes
Belleayre Mountain 26.3 miles 40 minutes
Plattekill Mountain 30.1 miles 42 minutes

Summer Sports

SUMMER in the Catskills allows the avid sportsman to get in touch with the great outdoors.  There are a veriety of options including hiking, biking, mountain biking, fly fishing, tubing, golfing, bungee jumping, skateboarding, wall & rock climbing, canoeing, and bird watching.

We are conveniently located near the following summer spors hotspots:




Hunter Mountain 4 miles 8 minutes
Windham Mountain 12.8 miles 28 minutes
Esopus Creek 15.9 miles 29 minutes
Belleayre Mountain 26.3 miles 40 minutes
Plattekill Mountain 30.1 miles 42 minutes

Fall Leaf-Peeping

Nothing can touch the majestic beauty of the Catskills during the FALL LEAF-PEEPING season.  Fall in the Catskills has inspired it's own art movement (Hudson River School) so plan to be here and take romantic walks among the intense folliage.  Visit the Astor House for maps of local trails and guidebooks to the local area.

We are conveniently located near the following leaf-peeking:




Astor House Cafe - Shop
Trail & Hiking Maps available
0.1 mile 2 minutes
Hunter Mountain 
Take a Skyride to view the leaves
4 miles 8 minutes
Kaaterskill Falls
The Highest 2-Tier Waterfall in NY
4 miles 9 minutes

The Visual Arts

If you are interested in THE VISUAL ARTS than Hotel Mountain Brook is your resort.  The 1940's lodge was completely updated keeping the rustic style by interior designer Iliana Moore.  There are also several local places of interest for the art enthusiast.  Local artists exhibit in the gallery at the Astor House right in Tannersville.




Astor House Cafe - Shop
Local Arts Shown Upstairs
0.1 miles 2 minutes
Woodstock, NY 
Home of Art Galleries and Shops
18.1 miles 34 minutes
Byrdcliffe Arts Colony
Workshops, Art Classes & Museum
18.1 miles 34 minutes
Olana
Family Home of Hudson River School artist, Frederic Church
21.8 miles 39 minutes
Landscape Painting
Paint on your own the surroundings
4 miles 8 minutes

The Performing Arts & Music

There are a series of talented theater companies within the region as well as concerts, festivals, and many music events.  Here are just a few that you might want to get tickets for when visiting Hotel Mountain Brook.

Orpheum Theater
<1 mile <5 minutes

Catskill Mountain Foundation

2 miles 5 minutes
Shandaken Theatrical Society 14.6 miles 22 minutes
Maverick Concert Hall 18.1 miles 31 minutes
Bearsville Theater 18.1 miles 31 minutes
Woodstock Playhouse 18.1 miles 31 minutes
Belleayre Music Conservatory 26.3 miles 40 minutes

Shopping & Antiquing

So you can't go anywhere without stopping to check out every antique store?  Need your fix of small artist owned galleries and crafts?  Well we are located close to some of the best that New York State has to offer.  Hudson has more antique shops than almost anywhere in the East Coast so it is worth checking out.  The antiques section in the Astor House offers local inventory. Crafts, cookware, cards and gifts are also available.

Tannersville Antiques and Artisan Center 0.1 1 minute
Astor House Cafe - Shop 0.2 miles 2 minutes
Antiquing in Saugerties 15.9 miles 27 minutes
Shopping and Art Galleries in Woodstock 18.4 miles 34 minutes
Antiquing in Hudson 21.7 miles 38 minute

Fun & Odd

Want to do something a little different?  Experience FUN AND ODD things when you stay with us.




Kaatskill Kaleidoscope
18 miles 28 minutes
Heller's Auto Art Studio/Fabulous Furniture 21 Miles 30 minutes
The World's (2nd) Largest Garden Gnome 46 miles 65 minutes

Local Dining

What is a vacation without good food?  Here are some of our favorite local eateries.




Pancho Villa's Mexican Restaurant 0.5 miles 2 minutes
Last Chance Antiques and Cheese Cafe 0.75 miles 3 minutes
Currans Restaurant 0.2 miles 1 minute
Chateau Belleview 2 miles 4 minute
Deermountain Inn
2.4 miles 5 minutes
Bistro Brie & Bordeaux‎ 13 miles 25 minutes
Mill Rock Restaurant 14.9 miles 27 minutes
Miss Lucy's Kitchen 17.4 miles 30 minutes
Peekamoose Restaurant 24 miles 36 minutes
The Bear Cafe 20.3 miles 38 minutes

Pampering Yourself

Local spas nearby for you to relax and unwind.




Kaatskill Mtn Club Spa (at Hunter Mountain) 4 miles 8 minutes
The Windham Spa 12 miles 20 minutes

High Tea

Feeling regal and British?  Afternoon tea might just be your ticket to Europe without the travel.  A short drive to enjoy a traditional European Style Afternoon Tea with homebaked scones and pastries at the Washington Irving Inn located in Tannersville.




Washington Irving Inn 1 miles 2 minutes