New Paltz, NY has the perfect blend of historic charm and modern amenities that make it an ideal destination for couples and families looking to get away from it all while still enjoying the luxuries of civilization. Enjoy the beautiful weather by taking a long walk along the Wallkill Valley Rail Trail or spend your afternoons sipping farm-to-table drinks on one of the many local wineries and cider houses in the area.
Discover the Secluded Farmhouse Retreat in Hudson Valley's Shawangunk Mountains – by Dino Alexander, Contributing Editor, Real Estate and Travel – Airbnb Photography by the Alluvion Media
Best Things To Do In The Hudson Valley
In The Hudson Valley, it’s hard to beat its natural beauty, history, and food scene. There’s so much to do and see in one of America’s oldest regions! If you’re looking for a fun weekend getaway or need a quiet place to write your novel, I think you might be surprised at how many activities you can fit into just a few days in Upstate New York.
Shopping on Main Street in New Paltz
Need a new blouse? How about a new pair of shoes, or some art for your living room? No need to go further than Main Street in New Paltz, where you’ll find everything from high-end fashion and shoe stores to galleries with original work. If you’re looking for antiques, there are three shops on Main Street to choose from, as well as several antique shops not far off.
About the Shawangunks Farmhouse
Inside the farmhouse, you will experience Hudson River Valley charm with many natural design elements. Enjoy meals and board games at the breakfast nook. Cuddle by the wood-burning stove (firewood provided!) or stream your favorite movie on a large projector screen in the sunken living room (Netflix provided!). Get lost in a good book while reclining on a comfy glider in the library.
Every bedroom has a high-quality king or queen mattress and bedding, a large 4k smart TV, and a dazzling view of the mountain or treetops. If you need to get some work done or take a Zoom meeting you will have high-speed 1 Gbps internet with mesh-WiFi connecting the entire house.
Fantastic Location: 4 minutes to Mohonk Preserve, 10 minutes to Lake Minnewaska, 12 minutes to New Paltz and Gardiner villages. Less than 10 minutes to wineries, breweries, and cider houses, apple/strawberry picking, critically acclaimed Farm-to-Table dining, and the famous Wallkill Valley Rail Trail for hiking, biking, and horseback riding.