Wonderful Winter Activities in the Catskills

If you haven’t experienced winter in Upstate New York, now is the time! Though the temperatures may have cooled down, the magic of the season will warm your heart. Take a break from the hustle and bustle of your holiday to-do list and escape for a fun winter getaway at the Inn at Lake Joseph! There is a wide variety of winter activities in the Catskills, and right here on the property that you’re sure to find just what you need for the perfect vacation. We’ve put together a guide of some of our favorite things to do in the area so you can spend less time searching and more time enjoying everything the Catskills has to offer.

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Play in the Snow

It’s that time of year again and the snow is coming down! Put on your coziest jacket and get ready for some fun outdoor activities. We provide complimentary equipment for snowshoeing and cross-country skiing on the nearby loop trail. It’s a great way to see more of the surrounding area and has some beautiful scenic views of the lake. The nearby Holiday Mountain Ski and Fun Park is a great place to break out those poles and hit the slopes! Fun for the whole family, it caters to skiers of all skill levels and provides lessons for the less experienced as well.

a woman riding a horse through the snow

Take a Magical Horseback Ride

Keep your toes out of the snow and explore the gorgeous winter countryside from the top of a horse! With wonderful horseback riding destinations nearby, beautiful horse trails with varied terrain, and our favorite places to enjoy a horseback riding getaway, there are plenty of options to enjoy the season from a saddle. For a truly unique experience, check out the natural beauty of the area from a new vantage point and go horseback riding in the Catskills!

people playing at a casino

Try Your Luck at Resorts World Casino

If you’re feeling lucky, then Resorts World Casino is the place to go! Get out of the cold to play over 150 games including, slots, blackjack, poker, and so much more! Set against a beautiful mountain backdrop, this 100,000 square foot casino is the place to go for a guaranteed good time.

Group Gathered Around the Fire Pit

Warm Up by the Outdoor Fire Pit

During this hectic holiday season, sometimes the best thing to do is just slow it down. Enjoy the peace and quiet at Inn at Lake Joseph by bundling up, grabbing a blanket and a set by the fire pit, and roast some marshmallows! As the warmth of the fire fills the air, and the stars above twinkle and shine, you can breathe easy knowing that there’s nothing to do except sit back and relax.

Living Room with Fireplace at our Catskills B&B

Relax in Cozy Luxury at Inn at Lake Joseph

The Inn at Lake Joseph is ready to accommodate all winter travelers, including the four-legged variety, who are looking for a quintessential Catskills experience! Kick back in a cozy environment with luxurious amenities and beautiful furnishings. Our comfortable rooms have indoor fireplaces so you can stay warm and dry, even when the weather outside is frightful! For an extra level of warmth and relaxation, our premium jetted tubs are just what you need after a busy day out in the snow. Whether you’re looking for a romantic getaway or just some cold-weather fun, your dream winter vacation is waiting for you at our country resort. We hope to see you soon!

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