Sponsored

Family Road Trip to the Mountains— NY’s Sullivan Catskills!

Family Road Trip to the Mountains— NY’s Sullivan Catskills!

 

Are you yearning for a summertime family getaway packed with adventure, fun, excitement, and entertainment? Pack up the swimsuits, hiking boots, summer tees, and sunscreen. Then download the Go app on your phone and head to New York’s Sullivan Catskills.

 

Located just a short 90-mile drive from New York City, the Sullivan Catskills is a versatile destination that has always been a hit with families. Engage in a diverse range of activities, from swimming to animal encounters, and explore the fascinating history of the area. 

PsstThe Big Takeaways From Inside Out 2: For Kids and Parents

 

The Kartrite Indoor Resort and Water Park is loaded with good, wet, fun— rain or shine. And it’s 84 degrees all year long. Villa Roma is a popular full-service resort that caters to families. Summer is popular for its pools and water features as well as its Pool Grill and Raw Bar. The Delaware River and its many liveries along the Upper Delaware River corridor offer rafting trips, canoes, and kayas, a perfect way to stay cool on hot summer days. 

 

Animals are always a big draw for families with young ones. The soft, friendly alpacas at Buck Brook Alpacas are an instant favorite for kids and adults. You can even bring home some warm, snuggly alpaca wear from the gift shop. Arthur’s Acre’s Animal Sanctuary is another family favorite. School may be out, but learning continues at Fort Delaware, where everyone can discover what life was like on the frontier back in the day.

Family Road Trip to the Mountains— NY’s Sullivan Catskills!

The great outdoors here features plenty of family-friendly trails for hiking and biking. Check out TrailKeeper for a list of trails—there are over two dozen—and many are within striking distance of restaurants boasting Catskill-icious goodness—from plant-forward cuisine to celebrity chef steaks—and always with kid-friendly menu items. 

 

Live theater and concerts are a big part of the entertainment scene in the Sullivan Catskills Forestburgh Playhouse features evening and afternoon matinee Main Stage shows and a Performance Academy for kids. Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, at the site of the 1969 Woodstock Music and Arts Fair, offers outdoor pavilion concerts all summer long. The Museum at Bethel Woods uncovers the story of the ‘60s and the history behind the Woodstock festival. There are also summer programs for kids. 

 

For more information or to book a stay, visit SullivanCatskills.com.

Relevant Directory Listings

See More

Super Soccer Stars

<p>Soccer Stars is New York’s most popular youth educational soccer program! With 24 years of experience under our cleats, we have positively impacted over one million kids in our local community by putting the FUN in FUNdamentals in our weekly classes and camps.</p> <p>At Soccer Stars, we use the soccer ball as a vehicle to help children not only improve their soccer skills, but develop self-confidence and physical literacy, improve gross motor skills, build teamwork, and hone socialization skills. Our highly trained coaches and early childhood experts lead an age-specific curriculum with a low kid-to-coach ratio so every child gets individual attention and can grow at their own pace.</p> <p>Kids ages 1-12+ can join our seasonal programs, including Parent & Me, FUNdamentals, Development Training, and Travel Soccer. Join us at one of over 80 locations in neighborhoods across across Westchester County, Connecticut and New York, available 7 days-a-week:</p> <p><strong>Connecticut:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Cos Cob</li> <li>Greenwich</li> <li>Port Chester</li> </ul> <p> </p> <p><strong>Westchester:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Briarcliff</li> <li>Eastchester</li> <li>Mt. Kisco</li> <li>New Rochelle</li> <li>Ridgefield</li> <li>Scarsdale</li> <li>White Plains</li> </ul> <p> </p> <p><strong>New York City:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Bronx</li> <li>Inwood</li> <li>Upper West Side</li> <li>Upper East Side</li> </ul> <p> </p> <p>Can’t find a class or location that fits your schedule? Soccer Stars also offers private classes for small groups or individual training. Let our coaches come to you with a completely customizable program, anytime, anywhere. Birthday parties are also available! </p>

Laurissa Jane Music

<p>Laurissa Jane Music Studio is a dedicated institution that offers a solid foundation for students to explore the captivating world of music and arts. With experienced instructors, we offer private and group lessons in piano, voice, and guitar, for all ages and skill levels. We provide year-round training for renowned programs such as NYSSMA (New York State School Music Association) and ABRSM (Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music). LJMS runs an annual Summer Musical Theatre Arts Program from July-August which offers a creative environment for young individuals with a passion for acting, singing, and dancing. We are proud to serve the vibrant communities of Jamaica Queens and can also provide classes virtually. At LJMS, we firmly believe in the transformative power of the arts. Call us today!</p>

Chickenshed NYC

<p style="font-size: 16px; box-sizing: border-box; margin-bottom: 1.3em; margin-top: 0px; caret-color: #515151; color: #515151; font-family: nimbus-sans, sans-serif;">Chickenshed is an inclusive theatre company that began in the UK in 1974. Chickenshed NYC is a young organization bringing that same ethos and unique methodology to the USA. Chickenshed’s mission is to create entertaining and outstanding theatre that celebrates diversity and inspires positive change.</p> <p style="font-size: 16px; box-sizing: border-box; margin-bottom: 1.3em; margin-top: 0px; caret-color: #515151; color: #515151; font-family: nimbus-sans, sans-serif;">Chickenshed's model of Inclusive Theatre is based in the belief that everyone can flourish when everyone is included. At Chickenshed everyone is welcome, everyone is valued, and together we produce remarkable theatre. We want to break down barriers between people to create a world without labels and where differences no longer divide. At Chickenshed, support is given to those who need it, and given by those who can . We believe that creative activities, self-expression and performance should be available to anyone who has the desire, no matter their background or circumstances. We know that when everyone has the opportunity to shine, amazing things happen.</p> <p style="font-size: 16px; box-sizing: border-box; margin-bottom: 1.3em; margin-top: 0px; caret-color: #515151; color: #515151; font-family: nimbus-sans, sans-serif;">Chickenshed NYC provides programming for little ones, children and youth through semester-long activities and performances.</p>