This summer, create lasting memories with your family at one of the Great Northern Catskills all-inclusive family resorts. Discover the Catskill Region's most enduring tradition – a heritage spanning centuries - offering old-fashioned Catskills family activities and an incredible array of events in New York. Come to the Catskills and take horseback riding lessons, join in a ceramics class, go boating on the Hudson River or on one of our mountain lakes. Resort amenities include tennis courts, indoor and outdoor pools, bocce ball and shuffleboard – not to mention go-karts, mini-golf, championship golf courses and so much more - all perfect for the entire family.
Evening brings its own delights at our New York all-inclusive resorts. Dance to live musical entertainment, enjoy organized games and special theatrical performances. Listen to the legend of Rip Van Winkle told around a campfire, and cap off the evening with a dazzling fireworks display.
Just 2 hours from New York City and Northern New Jersey, find over a dozen family resorts in Greene County. Each offers its own signature ambiance – from authentic German architecture and cuisine, to family style Italian and charming Irish touches.
From the late 1800s through the mid-1960s, grand hotels lined the Hudson River Valley, creating a golden age of glamour, elegance and entertainment in the vast natural beauty of the Catskill Mountains. Comparable to Pennsylvania's Pocono Mountains, the luxurious, yet family friendly all-inclusive resorts offered a well earned respite from the hustle and bustle of life in the city, and were a favorite destination for families and couples. Historically, both the Poconos and Catskills were known for their family friendly resorts, mountains and river valleys. Today, the Catskills still offer an incredible destination experience in the majestic beauty of New York's Hudson River Valley.
Known as the first vacationland, many who traveled to the Catskills stayed for weeks at time. The region's close proximity to New York City and other urban areas created a hub of activity. Nightly events and entertainment included young up-and-coming comedians and singers, helping to launch the careers of Jerry Lewis, Joan Rivers, Neil Sedaka, Barbara Streisand and Woody Allen. In Greene County, traditional all-inclusive resorts continue to offer world-class entertainment and family fun for all ages.
Many of Greene County's all-inclusive family resorts come with a full roster of activities from ceramic classes to horseback riding, as well as a social director who plans daily activities. Find vacation packages; enjoy costume parties, evening entertainment, bowling alleys and golf courses. Enjoy our unique fairs and festivals or explore the mountains on the Catskills' hiking trails. The highest cascading waterfall in New York State, Kaaterskill Falls, is located in Greene County. Or families can simply spend the afternoon enjoying well earned rest and relaxation.
For centuries, visitors have flocked to the Catskill Mountains in New York to explore the renowned Hudson River Valley, towering Catskill Peaks and the landscape that so captivated poets, painters and writers. This year, experience a classic Catskills retreat and Awaken to Adventure.
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