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Sullivan County

  |   May 4, 2018  |  Comment Resorts World Catskills, Thompson

With the backdrop of the Catskill Mountains, Sullivan County is an exciting, scenic area, rich with history, art, and plenty of fun attractions.

Gamble in luxury at the recently opened,
$1 billion Resorts World Catskills in Thompson. Its 100,000-square-foot casino offers over 150 table games, 2,150 slot machines, a poker room, and private gaming salons. Stay in the 18-story hotel, get pampered at the spa, and enjoy live entertainment every weekend. Plus, have a drink and a swim at the indoor Miami Beach-inspired Butterfly Beach Pool-Bar.

Hurleyville Arts Centre screens films, exhibits art, hosts performances, and offers a variety of different workshops and classes. It’s home to Gallery 222, which presents art exhibits, and The Yoga & Movement Space, which offers several yoga classes per week.

The Catskill Fly Fishing Center Museum preserves the long and storied tradition of fly fishing in Roscoe. The museum presents historic artifacts to the public, while the center itself educates about the age-old sport of fly fishing.

Get your drink on: Catskill Distilling Company offers tours of the distillery and tastings of their spirits all season long at their tasting room in Bethel.

Transport back to the ’60s at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts. The museum and performance venue is located on the site of the 1969 Woodstock Festival. View their permanent collection of 1960s memorabilia, visit the special exhibit, and walk the grounds of the historic music festival. This season’s special exhibit is the psychedelic “Peter Max: Early Paintings.” This summer’s concerts include acts from Jason Aldean to Poison.

Escape to The DeBruce in Livingston Manor for a quiet hotel stay among the mountains. While you’re there, hike the private nearly 600 acres criss-crossing with trails. Your visit will include meals, so you can remain on the property for your stay.

Buy your locally grown eats at Callicoon Farmers’ Market. Every Sunday from 11am to 2pm, a wide range of vendors sell their fresh products. You’ll find produce, herbs, prepared foods, dairy products, craft alcoholic beverages, tea, honey, plants, skincare products, crafts, and more.

To stumble upon even more that Sullivan County has to offer, take a scenic drive on Route 97.  It passes through towns like Callicoon, Narrowsburg, and Long Eddy. You’ll find side roads to explore, trails to hike, and shops, restaurants, and art galleries along the way. The 70-mile, two-lane road winds along the Delaware River, making for some beautiful views.

 

 

Resorts World Catskills, Thompson

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