Autumn is crisp and brilliant; colors dress the mountains and are also reflected in the river, usually starting in September and continuing through October. Ways to spend a weekend . . .
• Big Eddy Film Festival in Narrowsburg NY Sept 20, 21 and 22 showing 30 of the best independent features, documentaries and short films.
Black Bear Film Festival in October at Milford PA
Visit the home of Zane Grey. In his day, he was the best-selling author after the Bible and McGuffy's Readers.
Open Memorial Day - Labor Day: Daily, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
September - Mid-October: Open weekends; 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sit by the river's edge for a while. Bald eagles frequently are seen on our riverbank, often when you least expect it. When the crows start making a lot of noise, look for an eagle.
Shop for winter outdoor clothes, boots, and ski clothes at Alice’s Wonderland (open 7 days). Best brands at great prices.
Shop for the winter holidays without stepping foot inside a mall! Favorite shops are The Firefly Shop (toys, gift-wraped for free), The Craft Shop (gifts and decorations), both in Milford. The River Market (gift baskets of jams, chutneys, etc) in Barryville NY, Barryville Bottle (wines) and Morning Glory (gifts) in Honesdale. For antiques, try Timely Treasures in Hawley.
Hike Minisink Battleground or Tusten Mountain Trail. Or, follow our driving directions to area waterfalls. More hiking suggestions.
Immerse yourself in fall foliage during a canoe or kayak trip on the river. The colors on the mountains are reflected in the water too!
Smallmouth bass fishing is great through mid-October. Field & Stream Magazine put the Upper Delaware River in the top 5 for smallmouth nationwide. Wade in from our riverbank or hire a drift boat!
Remember the '60's--Visit the Woodstock Museum at Bethel Woods. It's an interactive museum about events and music of that era. It's fascinating and fun.
Horseback trail rides are popular in the cooler fall weather.
If you enjoy racing rather than riding, Monticello Raceway has live harness racing every Mon-Thurs at 1:10pm
Peter's Europa House Restaurant on Route 6 in Shohola is one of many outstanding restaurants, all individually owned and operated. There are no chain restaurants in the river valley!
For a real splurge, arrange for a massage at an area spa.
Play a round of golf, and then enjoy a superb lunch at Woodloch Springs.
Relax in front of a fireplace with a good book or head for the nearby indoor pool and Jacuzzi (7am-10pm).
Enjoy fine dining at a selection of restaurants nearby.
Visit the Westfall Winery located on the beautiful and historic Westfall Farm in Montague, NJ.
And, in addition, there are events scattered throughout the valley.
Take a walk across the Roebling Bridge, the oldest suspension bridge in the U.S., and visit the small museum on the NY side.
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