Outdoor Sports



  • Highmount, New York

    Ski Resort

    Editor's Pick ★★★★★

    Belleayre Mountain

    For more than five decades, Belleayre Mountain has been the center for winter sports in the Catskill region and serves as a model for the industry. The resort is consistently breaking new ground with new lifts, new lodges, new trails, more modern state-of-the-art equipment and an extraordinarily well-trained staff that makes every Belleayre experience unbeatable.

  • Monticello, New York

    Outdoor Fun


    Holiday Mountain

    Winter ski & snow tubing spot, with lessons, offering go-karting, mini-golf & other fun in summer.

  • Hunter, New York

    Ski Resort


    Hunter Mountain

    For fabulous skiing and snowboarding, look no further than Hunter Mountain, the Great Northern Catskills' premier four season resort. With snowboarding terrain across 58 trails and 1600’ of vertical, it’s no wonder people continue to flock here year after year. There are even a snow tubing park and award-winning learning facilities

  • Pine Bush, New York

    Scenic Horseback Riding

    HVH Pick

    Juckas Stables

    Juckas Stables is a family owned and operated stable nestled in New York State’s beautiful countryside. They offer the best trail rides for beginners and experienced riders.

  • Hopewell Junction, New York

    Survival Skills • Outside Skills


    Mountain Scout Survival School

    Mountain Scout Survival School exists to share with you the timeless and enduring wilderness survival skills of our ancestors; the primitive skills of sophisticated people. Learning these skills will prepare you to survive comfortably without the luxuries of our modern world.

  • Hunter, New York

    Longest • Fastest • Highest

    HVH Pick

    New York Zipline Adventures

    Bringing the first world class tour of its kind to the state, New York Zip-line features the largest zip-line canopy tour in North America. New York Zip-line is located at Hunter Mountain Ski Bowl. We feature 3 family-friendly adventures. Canopy Tours adheres to the strictest safety and construction guidelines in the industry.

  • Ellenville, New York

    Jeep Enthusiast's

    Editor's Pick ★★★★★

    Northeast Off-Road Adventures

    Take an off-road driving class with NORA @ Milestone Ellenville, a new Learning & Development center nestled on 75 private acres of trails and terrain challenges. Be amazed at your 4WD vehicle's capabilities and learn the skills to safely drive off-road from our certified instructors and experienced team

  • Nyack, New York

    Motor Boats • Sail Boats

    Editor's Pick ★★★★★

    Nyack Boat Charters

    Sail, Board and Surf the Hudson River!
    Private sails on our beautiful 54' sloop. River cruises and watersports on our new speed boat, with wake boarding, wake surfing, or eFoiling on a FliteBoard.

  • Phoenicia, New York

    Rail Biking

    Fan Favorite

    Rail Explorers

    Experience the magic of the historic Ulster & Delaware Railroad as you travel alongside the Esopus Creek through the beautiful woods of the Catskill Mountains. Bring a snack and a drink to enjoy at our creek-side turnaround. 8 mile round trip with electric pedal assistance.

  • Tarrytowm, New York

    Electric Bike Rentals

    Editor's Pick ★★★★★

    Sleek E Bikes

    Ride from the shop or from the Tarrytown Bridge thruway entrance!
    Thruway rentals open 7 days a week: 10:30 to 6:30.
    Online rental recommended. Walk-ups always welcome!

  • Mountaindale, New York

    Guided Walks • Educational

    Editor Pick

    The Outside Institute

    The Outside Institute, in the Upper Delaware Valley to foster a greater connection to the natural world. By nurturing humanity's powers of observation and innate affinity for all living things, we hope to inspire joy and passionate stewardship of the land. Our year-round program includes guided nature walks, forest bathing, sustainable foraging and botanical mixology.

  • Middletown, New York

    Country Club • Events Venue

    HVH Pick

    West Hills Country Club

    With a world class golf course and clubhouse, full tennis courts, brand new poolside Cabana, bar and dining you couldn't ask for a better way to spend your day. They are also a one stop shop for elegant and extravagant weddings and events. Check out what West Hills Country Club has to offer you and your entire family.

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