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Things to Do with the Family in Margaretville, New York

by Katie Skrzek

Mar 8, 2023

© Great Western Catskills

Destinations / North America

Margaretville, New York, in the western Catskills, is a perfect destination for family travelers. Located about three hours outside of New York City, the charming village boasts plenty of shops, restaurants and lodging options.



© Great Western Catskills

Where to Stay

Margaretville Mountain Inn is a popular bed and breakfast. Located atop Margaretville Mountain, the historic inn boasts stunning mountain views. There is also a hot tub on site, with gourmet breakfast served daily. Hanah Mountain Resort and Country Club offers rooms and suites alongside numerous amenities, including an 18-hole golf course, indoor pool, outdoor hot tub, sauna, gym and game room.


What to Do

Check out the artist-run Longyear Gallery. Exhibits change monthly and highlight works from local and New York metropolitan artists. The gallery is open Friday–Sunday. Open Eye Theater develops and produces new productions alongside classic plays. Take in the natural surroundings on a 13-mile hike on Dry Brook Trail. Explore the charming shops downtown including Kria World, Heaven on Main Street, Species by a Thousand and Totally Good Time.


cafe and donuts

Cafe Marguerite © Great Western Catskills

Where to Eat

Local favorite Binnekill Tavern focuses on Swiss-German cuisine. Take in stunning mountain views while enjoying your meal. Trattoria Locale offers classic Italian fare alongside regional dishes, including homemade bread and pasta. Grab breakfast at Folsom Point Provisions, specializing in bagels, smoothies and breakfast bowls. Café Marguerite is another breakfast option, with baked goods and a savory selection. Zada’s Bar is a speakeasy-inspired bar serving a variety of beverages and small plates.


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