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Town of Windham, NY

Often referred to as the "gem of the Catskills," Windham offers spectacular outdoor recreation opportunities including infamous skiing and mountain biking trails.

Windham, the “gem of the Catskills,” is one of the oldest small towns in the region. Established in 1798, it has been charming visitors for over two centuries. Windham’s historic Main Street is lined with locally-owned specialty shops and exceptional restaurants, and a wide variety of lodging options makes it a great destination for a family vacation. It is also a top pick for skiers and mountain bikers looking to experience the region’s best.

Things to Do in Windham, NY

A Mountain Town

Windham Mountain Resort is a true year-round destination. In the summer, golf 18 pristine holes on the Windham Country Club public golf course, or fly down the expertly engineered but naturally-inspired trails of the Windham Mountain Bike Park. When snow blankets the Catskills, enjoy 1,600 vertical feet of skiing on 54 trails and six terrain parks spanning two peaks. Any time of year, stay at the resort to enjoy luxurious accommodations and incredible amenities, like their onsite Alpine Spa!

Local Cuisine

Home to some of the finest dining the Catskills have to offer, you can come to Windham hungry and leave happy. Indulge in delectable French cuisine at the Zagat-rated Bistro Brie and Bordeaux, enjoy upscale American cuisine at Christman’s Windham House Restaurant, or eat local at the Windham Local Public House, which uses farm-sourced ingredients in their creative dishes.

Featured Events

With so much to offer, it’s no surprise that Windham is also a popular location for many regional events. Cyclists arrive in droves each year for the Tour of the Catskills Pro-Am Bicycle Road Race, and the Windham Fine Arts Gallery displays a wide variety of visual arts and hosts special events throughout the year. If it’s simply an escape from the everyday you seek, Windham boasts an abundance of lodging options.