The Hudson Valley has many great places to go to escape the hustle and bustle of New York City, but none are as breathtaking as the Shawangunk Mountains. With miles of hiking trails, a natural rock-climbing wall, and gorgeous views of the Mohonk Mountain House, it’s no wonder that this spot has been on the bucket list for many travelers! See what makes this area so special with this rustic cabin weekend getaway in the Shawangunk Mountains.
Planning your Rustic Cabin Weekend Getaway
A weekend getaway to New Paltz should definitely be on your bucket list. But planning a weekend trip to New Paltz can be a little tricky if you’re not familiar with all of its hidden gems. To help you out, here are some helpful tips: 1) try to visit during each of the four seasons as you'll have completely different experiences every time, 2) bring your fishing rod and hiking boots, 3) check out Mohonk Mountain House while you’re there—it’s gorgeous! As long as you have a plan (even if it’s loosely formed), you’ll be able to make your Rustic Cabin Weekend Getaway an unforgettable experience.
Discover the charming cabin resting on over 3 acres of woods with a private stream and gorgeous views of Shawangunk Ridge. “The Gunks” is one of the premier rock-climbing areas in the country and is now in your backyard! You can hear the climbers in the distance as you BBQ on the porch or sunbathe on the deck. Or you can walk right over and join them! Located only 90 minutes from NYC on a dead-end road, this property is safe and extraordinarily quiet.
Inside this custom-built cabin, you will find many natural design elements including hand-carved banisters, intricate tilework, wide-board pine floors, salvaged antique doors, skylights, and a large butcher block kitchen island. Cuddle by the fireplace (firewood provided) or stream your favorite movie on a large 4k smart TV (Netflix included).
Every bedroom has a high-quality king or queen mattress and bedding and a dazzling view of the mountain or treetops. The upstairs master has an adjacent loft with three built-in beds, perfect for kids. 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.
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. Under 1 hour to Hunter!