If you find yourself wanting to explore outside the grounds of the Inn at Lake Joseph and take in a show or do a little shopping, you’ll find lots of inspiration in the surrounding area.

Catskills Theatres

Enjoy Live Entertainment

Take in a show and enjoy a dramatic performance, laugh out loud comedy or a spirited musical when you visit one of our nearby theatres or playhouses. From our talented neighbors at the Forestburgh Playhouse to the artistic professionals at the NACL Theatre, you won’t want to miss the exceptional productions happening in the Catskills region.

Couple shopping and looking in the storefront windows

Shopping in the Catskills

Discover Unique Treasures and Keepsakes

Whether you want to search local antique shops for souvenirs, pick up fresh produce or tasty treats from farmers’ markets, discover beautiful pieces of art at local galleries, or just wander through the unique shops and boutiques in the Catskills, there’s no shortage of places to explore. We’re happy to guide you to some of our favorite areas to shop near our Forestburg, NY resort.


If you’re looking for something with a soul and a story, then you’ll love perusing our many local antique shops. Take home a momento from your trip like unique jewelry, fine furnishings or distinctive decorations for your home.

Farmers' Markets

In the Catskills, we treasure our local farmers and food producers. You’ll find a wide variety of fruits and vegetables, as well as eggs, baked-goods, cheese and more! You may even find live music or entertainment, which makes strolling through our farmers’ markets a great way to spend an afternoon.