aahhh, Summer!! Such a beautiful time of year with lots of interesting things happening. Or just kick back and watch the river flow. Enjoy TWO rivers--The Delaware and the Lackawaxen! A mecca for birders hoping to glimpse abundant bald eagles, and trout fishermen drawn to its clean, cold waters, the Lackawaxen River flows nearly 25 miles through three counties before joining the Delaware River at Lackawaxen, Pike County.
♦Midweek Sale rates.
♦Kayaking Try a short trip at a reduced rates. See our Specials page.
♦Visit a Buddist Temple Kadampa Meditation Center Daily tours 12-4pm. Unique.
♦Rainy Day: Indoor Pool/Health Club nearby. See our Specials page.
♦Bethel Woods Center for the Arts open 7 days from 10am-7pm.
♦Golf at Woodloch Springs, Cricket Hill, Cliff Park, High Point
♦Trail rides: Malibu Dude Ranch in Milford
♦Visit Sculpted Ice Works and Museum Open 10-5 daily.
♦Enjoy area restaurants Peter's Europa House, Henning's Local and Gerard's River Grill
♦New: Six hiking trails within the Upper Delaware Valley.
♦New: Dual racing ziplines at Kittatinny.
- Hiking, horseback-riding, and viewing waterfalls are popular activities. In addition, every weekend during the summer, there are various other things to do.
Canoe, raft, kayak and tube rentals from Kittatinny, Landers, Anglers Roost, and Indian Head are within 1 mile. (Even during a drought, the Delaware River is always navigable.) Delaware River rafting reservations can be made just one day in advance and the length of the trip can be tailored to your preferences. If you have your own boat, we can usually shuttle your vehicle.
Endulge yourself at one of the area's spas. A tempting array of treatments are available to soothe your tensions away. Prices vary.
Golf at Woodloch Springs for a memorable day!
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. Includes a 30 minute movie of footage from Woodstock and interviews
Go fish--for smallmouth bass right off our riverbank. Trout including some specially stocked 5 pounders or better are in the Lackawaxen River. And trout or shad in the Delaware are the popular fish.
Workout at a nearby private health club or enjoy their immense indoor pool, sauna, steam room, and jacuzzi. ($15.00 pp)
Take a hike--Minisink Battleground Park has 3 trails and trail maps are available there.
Get in touch with your inner cowboy with a tour of the Zane Grey Museum, writer of many western novels such as Riders of the Purple Sage.
Shop the Farmers Market in Barryville, Saturdays 9:30am-1:30pm, rain or shine
Lake Wallenpaupack (15 miles) offers sailing and more.
Last Sunday in July: 22st Annual RiverFest, music, art & environmental festival featuring live music, entertainment, over 60 artists and artisans booths and environmental exhibits, sponsored by Delaware Valley Arts Alliance, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Main Street, Narrowsburg, NY.
August: River Jam Music Fest
Harvest Festival Sundays at Bethel Woods during September
Narrowsburg NY (9 miles) hosts Delaware Valley Opera at the Tusten Theater
Cuddebackville – ongoing exhibits at D&H Canal Park visitors center, www.neversinkmuseum.org
Barryville and surrounding area - take yourself on a tour of some of the local artist studios. To preview the art and for artist contact information, you can visit www.BarryvilleAreaArts.org
For kids or teens, Letter-boxing sites are nearby--it's like a treasure hunt with clues. For more info, go to www.letterboxing.org
Grey Towers House and Garden Tours A guided tour of the mansion and grounds is an interesting and unique way to learn about how one family shaped and influenced our conservation ideals and values, while experiencing what life might have been like at Grey Towers in the early 20th century.
Tours of the mansion and surrounding gardens are conducted daily on the hour from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. from May 24 - October 31.
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