The Best Things To Do Around Hunter Mountain In Catskill
Updated: Oct 10, 2022
Summer is finally here, so it's time to start planning for trips or a weekend getaway far from the city chaos. This popular Upstate New York getaway is full of one-of-a-kind experiences and unique summer attractions worth checking out on a trip! For those who seek adrenalin while looking for things to do near the Catskills, look into the mountain hikes, mountain biking and ziplines. If you want to partake in more relaxing outdoor activities there is fishing, boating, golfing, or you may just want to check out some great local shopping. Either way, there is plenty to do near Hunter Mountain this summer.
Catskills is a hot destination during summer months. Make sure to reserve in advance one of the serene places to stay in the Catskill Mountains. Once you are there, the first item on your to-do list should be a trip to Hunter Mountain, Catskills' second highest peak and top ski destination during winter months.
Whether you’re an outdoors fanatic or just want to take in the landscape, the mountain is worth exploring. In the summer months you can find some of the best ziplining spots in the area, picturesque trails and companies offering skydiving.
You will also have the opportunity to go for a ride in 4x4s, trek up mountains to take in breathtaking views of the surrounding nature, and participate in many different events and festivals. People who wish for more relaxing things to do around Hunter Mountain can also go fly fishing or golfing.
The Mountain Cinema
The next thing on the list of things to do in Hunter, New York, is going to a movie in Hunter's very own theatre! This movie theatre is simply stunning. It is a perfect activity to cap off a day spent outdoors, make up for rainy weather (it's a terrific thing to do in the rain), or just rest your aching muscles. If you're looking for something classic and romantic, a drive-in movie theatre is a perfect choice. It has a diverse collection of movies from the blockbuster releases to international films, oldies and art-house cinema.
Catskill Mountains, NY Zipline Adventures
If you are into thrilling adventures, zip-lining in the mountains should be next on your Hunter NY to-do list! It's a great way to spend a day with friends and something you can do alone.
There are day and night tours, a night zipline tour will take you soaring through the woods as the sun sets over the beautiful Catskills. Fun Fact: Zip lines can reach a speed of 50mph!!
Ride the Hunter Mountain panoramic Skyride
The stunning Skyride in Hunter Mountain is yet another must-do while staying in Catskills. If you want to enjoy some spectacular panoramic views from way up high, then the Scenic Skyride is the excellent pick for summer adventure. The picturesque Skyride can accommodate up to six people and is a perfect way to take in the surrounding scenery. The ride to the 3200-foot summit takes 11 minutes, and once there, you can explore the stores and eateries that await you before returning to your Catskill mountain lodge.
Catskill Mountain Foundation Gallery and Bookstore
After having loads of fun in nature, you can take some time to relax in the neighborhood bookstore and art gallery. The foundation's bookstore is full of beautiful books, and the gallery is always showcasing works by a wide range of artists, from local painters to the great American Romantics. Also, if you want to have an excellent lunch or dinner with your friends, we highly recommend the on-site restaurant!!
Reserve The Best Place To Stay Near Hunter Mountain
The Hotel Mountain Brook in the Catskills is one of the best places to stay near Hunter Mountain. Newly renovated, it is designed to fit seamlessly into the surrounding nature and bring the outdoors inside.
Tannersville's Hotel Mountain Brook is a charming Catskill Mountain lodge offering luxurious, rustic bed and breakfast accommodations. The hotel features Game Room, Library Room, Spacious Bar, outdoor and in-room fireplaces and whirlpool bath tubs. Daily breakfast is prepared by our on-site chef, and is sure to help you start the day on the right foot.
If you decide to take a break and spend the day at the hotel, walk around wildflower fields and enjoy the setting sun from our hillside benches, roast some marshmallows on our stone patio.
If you are looking for a Place To Stay In the Catskill Mountains, New York, pay a visit to our Hotel Mountain Brook for your upcoming getaway!