Ulster NY County Profile and Informational Guide

For a directory of "things to do" in Ulster County, visit our Ulster County NY Area Guide

Map of Ulster County - Hudson Valley - New York StateThe majestic Catskill Mountains serve as a scenic backdrop to the powerful Hudson River that flows through it. Those of you who have been here, understand the true beauty that is Ulster County. The year-round vacation hot spot is alive with entertainment, outdoor adventure, diverse culture and rich history. In the warm seasons, visitors and locals enjoy boating and dining on our majestic Hudson River. Other outdoor activities include biking, hiking, camping, hang-gliding or rock climbing in our world renowned Catskill and Shawangunk Mountains ranges. Sport fishing is also made popular thanks to our many trout streams and fresh water lakes. Ulster County NY is also well-known for its many magnificent golf courses. Local fairs and festivals demonstrate the true vibe that exemplifies the Ulster County culture. Be dure not to leave without tasting the bounty of our local farm stands and fruit orchards.

In cooler weather be sure to take full advantage of our dazzling fall foliage. return to a simpler time as you visit the many u-pick apple orchards and pumpkin patches while sipping on local ciders. The fall is also the maple syrup season in Ulster County so be sure to take home a bottle of delightful local syrup.

As the air becomes crisp and the snow begins to hit the ground, many facilities are available for skiing, snow boarding, ice-skating, ice fishing or, if for adventurous, try ice climbing and caving. Fall tours are also most vivid when visiting the oldest street in America complete with original stone houses dating back to pre-revelutionary times. Stroll through or Kingston historical district and learn how Kingston became the first capital of New York. Observe the work of local artisans in our multitude of museums, art galleries and antique shops.

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