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6 Jun

Summer Entertainment in the Catskills

In the heart of the Catskill Mountains and the beautiful Hudson Valley is a popular destination that’s ideal for your summer vacation. Whether you’re interested in a retreat with family, friends, or your sweetheart, the Emerson Resort & Spa is the perfect home-base to enjoy fun summer activities and events. We offer a packed calendar full of daily schedules that range from relaxing to adventurous. There are options for both children and adults, as well as entertainment that everyone in the family will love. When it comes to the best places to stay in the Catskills, the Emerson Resort truly stands out from the rest!

Guided Nature Walks

Start every morning with a chance to bask in the wonders of the Catskill Mountains. The Emerson Resort offers a wonderful 9 a.m. guided nature walk around their grounds that provides stunning views of the surrounding area. Their guides will educate you on the local history and wildlife of the mountains along the way. Stop by the Front Desk to arrange a guided walk with one of the resort’s Activities Coordinators. This Hudson Valley resort and spa makes it easy to discover the refreshing natural scenery during your vacation!

Wine Nights

Adults looking to enjoy a memorable Catskills getaway will love the Emerson’s weekly Wine Nights. Every Thursday evening, stop by the Emerson’s signature restaurant, Woodnotes Grille. Enjoy 25 percent off all bottles of wine from their cellar by the glass. It’s the perfect way to unwind after a long day of Catskill adventures. Plus Woodnotes offers other weekly events to enjoy if you can’t make it to the Wine Night. Every Wednesday, join Trivia Night which includes a $10 all-you-can-eat sliders, wings, and fries buffet. And on Tuesday evenings, brush off your vocal talent with Open Mic Night. All of these exciting weekly events are part of what makes the Emerson one of the best places to stay in the Catskills.

Scavenger Hunts

Popular with the kids and the kid-at-heart, the Emerson Scavenger Hunt is a great way to spend quality time with your family while also learning all about the Catskills area. The hunt includes various questions to answer and unique clues hidden around the Emerson grounds. If you’re traveling in a larger group of family or friends, you can break out into teams to compete against each other!

Watercolor Postcards

Make your own Catskills souvenir during your stay at the Emerson Resort & Spa. Plan your trip around one of their Watercolor Postcard events so you can create a beautiful keepsake to highlight how Emerson is one of the best places to stay in the Catskills. The postcard class is free of charge. Available on select dates, check out their Events Calendar before booking your stay so you can join in the artistic fun.

Catskill Mountains Hotels

Ideally located only two hours from Manhattan, the Emerson Resort & Spa is everything you’re looking for in a Catskills NY resort. Surrounded by the magnificent peaks of the mountains, we offer a relaxing destination where you can focus on fun and entertainment with your loved ones. Join in on all the fun scheduled activities or venture off on your own to enjoy outdoor adventures. Top it all off with a soothing massage at the spa or a fitness class offered every day. No matter how you choose to spend your time, you’re sure to feel that Emerson is one of the best places to stay in the Catskills. So give us a call today at 845-688-2828 and let us help you plan an unforgettable Catskills getaway!

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