And we can probably thank Norwegian Air for making Stewart Airport in Newark one of its stops and providing low-priced airfare*. This travel guide for the Catskills comes to us from our friends across the pond at the Scottish Sun, where an intrepid reporter set out to uncover the “mysterious” area we call home.
What did he find? Exactly what you’d expect: Gorgeous scenery, hiking, fishing, local food and drink, boutique accommodations, art, and music in Delaware, Greene, Schoharie, Sullivan and Ulster Counties. That’s one doozy of a roadtrip.
Also, the article suggestions renting a car when you get here. We can’t over-emphasize how important it is to come to the Catskills with a car. You might be able to bus it to a variety of locations around the region, but you will miss out on so much if you try to visit car-free. Trust us – and the Scots – that’s it’s worth the expense. Read more below…
*No, seriously. It’s pretty cheap. I tried it out. I selected Stewart/Newburgh to Edinburgh and found a $83USD one-way ticket in mid-October with a return-trip a week later at $209. Taxes+fees and the total came to $296USD. That’s a really good price to get the hell out of the U.S. for a second.