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Haines Falls & Tannersville, NY

The moment you arrive in downtown, you know you are somewhere truly unique.

Tannersville, known as "the painted village in the sky", is a small village located in the Town of Hunter. Main Street is lined with hundred-year-old buildings painted bright, lively colors sporting eye-catching signs and decorative shutters. The small business district boasts a variety of boutique shops, antique stores, and fantastic restaurants. 

Things to Do in Tannersville, NY

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A Gateway to the Outdoors

With convenient access to miles of pristine wilderness within the Catskill Park, Tannersville is a gateway to the great outdoors in Greene County. Find serenity in the outdoors with fishing, hunting, and hiking. For a serene walk among nature, visit Mountain Top Arboretum — the public garden is home to 178 acres filled with meadows, wetlands, and native plants.

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Town Life

You don’t need to be a nature person to enjoy Tannersville, though. Classy, comfortable accommodations can be found at Catskills on Main, and Hotel Lilien is perfect for a romantic escape. Find works from local and regional artists and browse for sustainable gifts at Catskill Mountain Foundation’s Kaaterskill Shoppe on Main Street. Located next door and also owned and operated by the Catskill Mountain Foundation, The Orpheum Film and Performing Arts Center offers weekly showings of Hollywood and Indie movies, as well as chamber music, dance performances, and concerts.

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Local Flavor

Home to a unique mix of local restaurants, Tannersville’s downtown is lined with exceptional spots for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Devour a juicy burger and decadent frozen custard at Mama’s Boy Burgers, get a fresh juice, salad, or sandwich at Maggie’s Krooked Café and Juice Bar, try a carefully crafted American-style dish made with locally sourced ingredients at Jessie’s Harvest House, or indulge in Mexican delights at Pancho Villa’s Mexican Restaurant. You’ll be glad you did!