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Things to do in Phoenicia
and Mount Tremper

While you are visiting the Catskill Mountain Railroad in Phoenicia, New York, there are many other great things to see and do while you're here! Scenic Phoenicia is also home to many great restaurants and family activities as well. Here are just a few you might want to consider.

The Catskill Mountain Railroad offers these attractions as suggestions only, and is in no way affiliated with the businesses and services listed below. Many attractions are seasonal in nature, please check individual listings to confirm times and dates of operation.

Museums and Activities

Empire State Railway Museum
High Street - Preserving the history of the Ulster & Delaware Railroad and the Catskill region. Located in the Phoenicia depot along the Catskill Mountain Railroad.

Town Tinker Tube Rental
Bridge Street - Ride the rapids or simply drift with the current of Esopus Creek.

The Emerson Resort & Spa
Route 28, Mount Tremper, New York - Exceptional accommodations, shopping, resort and spa facilities. Located adjascent to Catskill Mountain Railroad's Mount Pleasant depot.

Crafts People
West Hurley, New York - Browse the largest collection of fine crafts for sale in the Hudson Valley.

Tremper Mountain Fire Tower
Shandaken - Hike to this historic observation tower for fantastic views.

Hunter Mountain Ski Resort
Hunter, New York - The Catskills' premier winter destination for skiing, snowboarding and tubing.

Bellayre Mountain Ski Center
Route 28, Highmount, New York - Owned and operated by NYSDEC, Bellayre is a renowned ski and snowboard park.

Delaware & Ulster Railroad
Arkville, New York - Continue your journey through the Catskills by rail!


Sweet Sue's (845) 688-7852
49 Main Street - A popular location for breakfast and lunch with "legendary" pancakes.

Russ' Country Kitchen (845) 688-2337
5575 Route 28 - Offering home made breakfast, lunch and dinner 7 days a week.

Phoenicia Diner (845) 688-9957
5681 State Route 28 - Traditional diner fare offering breakfast, lunch and dinner. Recently refurbished and reopened.

Peekamoose Restaurant & Tap Room
8373 State Route 28, Big Indian - New American cuisine in a dramatic, yet rustic setting.


Phoenicia Belle B&B
73 Main Street - Picture-perfect bed and breakfast located within the village.

Cobblestone Motel
80 Route 214 - Comfortable rooms and suites with seasonal pool.

Emerson Inn & Spa
Route 28, Mount Tremper, New York - Peaceful accommodations in an 1820s building near the waterfront.

Kate's Lazy Madow Motel
Route 28, Mount Tremper, New York - Rustic modern in the catskills, brought to you by Kate Pierson of The B-52's.

Catskill Seasons Inn
178 Rte. 42, Shandaken, New York - Recently renovated guest rooms with restaurant, tennis court, pool, and hiking trails.

New York State DEC Campgrounds
- Devil's Tombstone, Hunter
- Kenneth L. Wilson, Mount Tremper
- North-South Lake, Haines Falls
- Woodland Valley, Phoenicia

Ulster County Tourism has a complete listing of interesting things to see and do while you're here!


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