Looking for the top upstate NY activities and attractions? In addition to the endless hiking, biking and boating at our property and surrounding areas, there are so many more activities in the Catskill Mountains to enjoy. Spend a day rafting, horseback riding, taking a driving tour, or experiencing one of the many other fun things to do nearby.
Top Upstate NY Activities
Catskills Small Towns For Nostalgic Travelers
Narrowsburg, Callicoon, Livingston Manor
These towns are widely known for their strong arts and cultural communities. It is the home of the Delaware Valley Arts Alliance, the Delaware Valley Opera, the Tusten Theatre, Fort Delaware and more. Town Main Streets hosts popular street festivals throughout the summer including the long-running art fair Riverfest and the family-friendly Honey Bee Fest, which both draw thousands of visitors.
Let the music take you where you want to go. Take in a major concert in historic surroundings, enjoy theater and a cabaret in a perfect country playhouse, relax with a performance at a country bandstand, thrill to an aria.
The Callicoon Theatre www.thecallicoontheater.com/
The Dancing Cat Saloon DancingCatSaloon.com
Delaware Valley Arts Alliance delawarevalleyartsalliance.org
Delaware Valley Opera delawarevalleyopera.org
North American Cultural Laboratory nacl.org
Bethel Woods Center For The Arts bethelwoodscenter.org
Sullivan County Dramatic Workshop www.scdw.net
The Laugh Tour thelaughtour.com
Hurleyville Arts Centre hurleyvilleartscentre.org/
Forestburgh Playhouse fbplayhouse.org
Weekend Of Chamber Music wcmconcerts.org
Resort World rwcatskills.com/entertainment/
Nearby Winter Activities in the Catskills
If the complimentary snowshoeing and cross country skiing on our property isn’t enough fun in the snow, there are more options nearby for winter activities in the Catskills. For a day of downhill skiing, snowboarding or tubing, check out Holiday Mountain, less than 20 minutes from the inn.
“A bad day on the slopes still beats a good day at work”
Go Kart Rentals and Lessons
EXPERIENCE A THRILLING, 3/4 MILE TRACK WITH KARTS THAT HIT SPEEDS OVER 50 MPH!
These karts are NOT “Fun Center” or “Concession Style” karts…these are real race karts! VIEW VIDEO
“What’s the point of racing around the galaxy if you aren’t going to have fun?”
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.
Special Events in Sullivan County Catskills
Local community events near the Inn
The Inn at Lake Joseph is located in a secluded but vibrant rural area. Our location is near four New York and Pennsylvania counties that host community events or sponsor events in the region, which you can easily reach from the Inn. Click on the link below to access Sullivan County’s tourism calendar and learn more about upcoming events in our corner of the world.