Best tours in Catskill Mountains

Check out the top tours in Catskill Mountains, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Olana State Historic Site
1. Olana State Historic Site
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120 local reviews
5720 NY-9G, Hudson
Open · Closes 4:00 PM
+1 518-828-0135
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Monica
One of our favorite places in the Hudson Valley. Lovely drive up to the top. The grounds of the Olana are…
Judy
Olana combines culture-- it's the home of Frederick Church, one of the founders of the "Hudson River School"…
Robin
Tour the amazing house of Hudson River School painter Frederick Church, but don't neglect the several miles of…
1. Olana State Historic Site
1. Olana State Historic Site
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120 local reviews
5720 NY-9G, Hudson
Open · Closes 4:00 PM
+1 518-828-0135
Monica
Monica
One of our favorite places in the Hudson Valley. Lovely drive up to the top. The grounds of the Olana are stunning! Amazing views of the…
Judy
Judy
Olana combines culture-- it's the home of Frederick Church, one of the founders of the "Hudson River School" of painting, so you can tour…
Robin
Robin
Tour the amazing house of Hudson River School painter Frederick Church, but don't neglect the several miles of walking trails that circle…
2. United States Military Academy
2. United States Military Academy
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34 local reviews
United States Military Academy, West Point
+1 845-938-4011
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Jonathan
If you've never visited the United States Military Academy at West Point, you're in for a treat. With…
Abbe + Jeff + Shana
Besides the beautiful grounds of the most prestigious West Point Military Academy, take a guided tour or walk…
Tim And Jean
Tours Daily of our oldest military academy. You will see where the revolutionary forces pulled the chain…
2. United States Military Academy
2. United States Military Academy
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34 local reviews
United States Military Academy, West Point
+1 845-938-4011
Jonathan
Jonathan
If you've never visited the United States Military Academy at West Point, you're in for a treat. With beautiful views along the Hudson…
Abbe + Jeff + Shana
Abbe + Jeff + Shana
Besides the beautiful grounds of the most prestigious West Point Military Academy, take a guided tour or walk in the footsteps of the…
Tim And Jean
Tim And Jean
Tours Daily of our oldest military academy. You will see where the revolutionary forces pulled the chain across the Hudson, stopping the…
3. Union Grove Distillery
3. Union Grove Distillery
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35 local reviews
43311 NY-28, Arkville
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+1 845-586-6300
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Union Grove Distillery has a tasting room and lounge right open to their distillery. I went here with friends…
Neil
It's a distillery with a tasting room that offers incredible vodka based cocktails. The Moscow Mule is my…
Katie & John
The distillery gives tours, and has lots of wonderful drinks that you can enjoy. In the winter, this is a…
3. Union Grove Distillery
3. Union Grove Distillery
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35 local reviews
43311 NY-28, Arkville
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+1 845-586-6300
Myles
Union Grove Distillery has a tasting room and lounge right open to their distillery. I went here with friends for cocktails before dinner…
Neil
Neil
It's a distillery with a tasting room that offers incredible vodka based cocktails. The Moscow Mule is my favorite, though The Dirty comes…
Katie & John
Katie & John
The distillery gives tours, and has lots of wonderful drinks that you can enjoy. In the winter, this is a great place to come hang out by a…
4. Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site
4. Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site
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60 local reviews
119 Vanderbilt Park Rd, Hyde Park
Open · Closes 4:30 PM
+1 845-229-7770
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Susan
The sweeping views of the Hudson River as well as the sprawling lawns attract visitors from many miles away. …
Nell
(If your tour guide’s name is Dimitri, tell him Nell sent you!) 49 minute drive northeast (Bridge toll $1.50)
Grant
Another great place for a picnic. Take a tour of the impressive grounds and architecture.
4. Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site
4. Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site
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60 local reviews
119 Vanderbilt Park Rd, Hyde Park
Open · Closes 4:30 PM
+1 845-229-7770
Susan
Susan
The sweeping views of the Hudson River as well as the sprawling lawns attract visitors from many miles away. There's also a tour you can…
Nell
Nell
(If your tour guide’s name is Dimitri, tell him Nell sent you!) 49 minute drive northeast (Bridge toll $1.50)
Grant
Grant
Another great place for a picnic. Take a tour of the impressive grounds and architecture.
5. The Culinary Institute of America
5. The Culinary Institute of America
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80 local reviews
1946 Campus Dr, Hyde Park
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
+1 845-452-9600
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Yvette & Phil
Make a reservation one of the 4 restaurants operated by the culinary students as part of their training. The…
Nell
The world’s premier culinary college. There are several dining locations at the school with marvelous food…
Bonnie
Not only great restaurants but the grounds are beautiful and the main building historic. A bakery and gift…
5. The Culinary Institute of America
5. The Culinary Institute of America
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80 local reviews
1946 Campus Dr, Hyde Park
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
+1 845-452-9600
Yvette & Phil
Yvette & Phil
Make a reservation one of the 4 restaurants operated by the culinary students as part of their training. The campus is full of history, …
Nell
Nell
The world’s premier culinary college. There are several dining locations at the school with marvelous food prepared by CIA students. You…
Bonnie
Bonnie
Not only great restaurants but the grounds are beautiful and the main building historic. A bakery and gift shop are on site. Take a tour…
6. Tuthilltown
6. Tuthilltown
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28 local reviews
14 Grist Mill Ln, Gardiner
Closed · Opens in 7 minutes
+1 845-255-1527
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Claire
This place is so much fun. You can tour the distillery and the tasting room is wonderful. First try the…
Nell
Cool whiskey distillery. The tour and tasting is fun! There is also Tuthill House Restaurant next to it. 24…
Peter
Taste Hudson Whiskey spirits and take a tour of the distillery. Less than ten minutes from the house, toward…
6. Tuthilltown
6. Tuthilltown
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28 local reviews
14 Grist Mill Ln, Gardiner
Closed · Opens in 7 minutes
+1 845-255-1527
Claire
Claire
This place is so much fun. You can tour the distillery and the tasting room is wonderful. First try the restaurant next door since they…
Nell
Nell
Cool whiskey distillery. The tour and tasting is fun! There is also Tuthill House Restaurant next to it. 24 min drive
Peter
Peter
Taste Hudson Whiskey spirits and take a tour of the distillery. Less than ten minutes from the house, toward Gardiner.
7. Woodstock Farm Sanctuary
7. Woodstock Farm Sanctuary
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18 local reviews
2 Rescue Rd, High Falls
+1 845-247-5700
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Amy
Where rescued farm animals live the good life. Goats, turkeys, and more roam free and are cared for by two…
Tiffany
Where rescued farm animals live the good life. Goats, turkeys, and more roam free and are cared for by two…
Natalie
Located at 2 Rescue Rd, High Falls, NY 12440. They have tours every other hour where you can feed the animals…
7. Woodstock Farm Sanctuary
7. Woodstock Farm Sanctuary
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18 local reviews
2 Rescue Rd, High Falls
+1 845-247-5700
Amy
Amy
Where rescued farm animals live the good life. Goats, turkeys, and more roam free and are cared for by two former film people who used to…
Tiffany
Tiffany
Where rescued farm animals live the good life. Goats, turkeys, and more roam free and are cared for by two former film people who used to…
Natalie
Natalie
Located at 2 Rescue Rd, High Falls, NY 12440. They have tours every other hour where you can feed the animals. Entrance fee is $10 adults,…
8. Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum
8. Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum
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57 local reviews
4079 Albany Post Rd, Hyde Park
Open · Closes 6:00 PM
+1 845-486-7770
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Peter & Cornelia
There are wonderful tours of the Roosevelt family home. You can also do a tour of Eleanor Roosevelt's private…
Rosemary
Visit FDR's residence. The tour guides are very chatty and reveal some of the most interesting facts about…
Kim
Very interesting. Tour the house and spend time in the library. Also nearby, Val-kill which was Eleanor's…
8. Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum
8. Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum
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57 local reviews
4079 Albany Post Rd, Hyde Park
Open · Closes 6:00 PM
+1 845-486-7770
Peter & Cornelia
Peter & Cornelia
There are wonderful tours of the Roosevelt family home. You can also do a tour of Eleanor Roosevelt's private cottage, Valkill, where she…
Rosemary
Rosemary
Visit FDR's residence. The tour guides are very chatty and reveal some of the most interesting facts about this infamous man and his family
Kim
Kim
Very interesting. Tour the house and spend time in the library. Also nearby, Val-kill which was Eleanor's place and Top Cottage.
9. Angry Orchard
9. Angry Orchard
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17 local reviews
2241 Albany Post Rd, Walden
Closed · Opens in 7 minutes
+1 888-845-3311
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Elizabeth
Fabulous spot! Take a tour and have a free tasting. Great outdoor/indoor seating plus a fire pit, an all…
Liz
Tour the Innovation Cider House and taste the new flavors produced from local apples. Hip and laid-back,…
David
Sample cider beers, live music, food trucks and take a tour of the treehouse
9. Angry Orchard
9. Angry Orchard
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17 local reviews
2241 Albany Post Rd, Walden
Closed · Opens in 7 minutes
+1 888-845-3311
Elizabeth
Elizabeth
Fabulous spot! Take a tour and have a free tasting. Great outdoor/indoor seating plus a fire pit, an all season affair! And they have music…
Liz
Liz
Tour the Innovation Cider House and taste the new flavors produced from local apples. Hip and laid-back, perfect for throwing a frisbee…
David
David
Sample cider beers, live music, food trucks and take a tour of the treehouse
10. Brotherhood Winery
10. Brotherhood Winery
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23 local reviews
100 Brotherhood Plaza Drive, Washingtonville
Closed · Opens in 7 minutes
+1 845-496-3661
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Monica
Shopping at Woodbury Premium Outlets. West Point , West Point Golf, West Point Ski Palaia Winery Shawangunk…
Dave And Betsy
America's oldest winery! About 35 - 40 min north. Definitely take a cellar tour. Super cool history and…
Pauleitta
A bit further away and the drive is scenic. Wine produced since 1839. Tastings and tours daily. April-Decemb…
10. Brotherhood Winery
10. Brotherhood Winery
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23 local reviews
100 Brotherhood Plaza Drive, Washingtonville
Closed · Opens in 7 minutes
+1 845-496-3661
Monica
Monica
Shopping at Woodbury Premium Outlets. West Point , West Point Golf, West Point Ski Palaia Winery Shawangunk Wine Trail Storm King State…
Dave And Betsy
Dave And Betsy
America's oldest winery! About 35 - 40 min north. Definitely take a cellar tour. Super cool history and space. Wine is OK. Lunch…
Pauleitta
Pauleitta
A bit further away and the drive is scenic. Wine produced since 1839. Tastings and tours daily. April-December: 11 am - 5 pm,…
11. Olana State Historic Site
11. Olana State Historic Site
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42 local reviews
Olana State Historic Site, Hudson
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Signe
Home of the most successful and world famous Hudson River Valley artist, Frederick Edwin Church. His creation…
Jeff
In 1872, Frederick Edward Church, the eminent Hudson River School painter, built a hybrid Victorian / Middle…
Lauren
The painter Fredrick Church's magnificent house. I cannot recommend this enough, but you have to do the tour…
11. Olana State Historic Site
11. Olana State Historic Site
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42 local reviews
Olana State Historic Site, Hudson
Signe
Signe
Home of the most successful and world famous Hudson River Valley artist, Frederick Edwin Church. His creation inside and out is a lifetime…
Jeff
Jeff
In 1872, Frederick Edward Church, the eminent Hudson River School painter, built a hybrid Victorian / Middle Eastern mansion just 10 minutes…
Lauren
Lauren
The painter Fredrick Church's magnificent house. I cannot recommend this enough, but you have to do the tour to get the full experience…
12. Prohibition Distillery
12. Prohibition Distillery
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19 local reviews
10 Union Street, Roscoe
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
+1 607-498-4511
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Tom
If you've seen Bootlegger brand Vodka, Gin or Bourbon in the liquor store, this is where it is made. It's a…
Tim
Our gluten free, 100% American corn grain, Bootlegger 21 New York Vodka is elegantly hand-crafted with an…
Joe And Rainer
Also located in Roscoe, this distillery has some great vodka, gin, and whisky. Someone is usually there to…
12. Prohibition Distillery
12. Prohibition Distillery
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19 local reviews
10 Union Street, Roscoe
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
+1 607-498-4511
Tom
Tom
If you've seen Bootlegger brand Vodka, Gin or Bourbon in the liquor store, this is where it is made. It's a very interesting tour, with…
Tim
Tim
Our gluten free, 100% American corn grain, Bootlegger 21 New York Vodka is elegantly hand-crafted with an uncommonly smooth feel and flavor…
Joe And Rainer
Joe And Rainer
Also located in Roscoe, this distillery has some great vodka, gin, and whisky. Someone is usually there to give tours, too.