Location and Visiting
Mount Tremper Arts is located within the Catskill Park, minutes from the villages of Phoenicia and Woodstock and a little over two hours from New York City. The Catskill Mountains offer numerous recreational activities, such as hiking the High Peaks, tubing the Esopus Creek, or cycling scenic mountain passes. More information about local activities can be found at Ulster County Tourism: ulstercountyalive.com.
Where to Stay
We recommend the following Summer Festival Sponsors—all wonderful places to stay for your Catskill Mountains getaway. Make sure to let them know you heard about them through Mount Tremper Arts!
Emerson Resort & Spa Spacious rooms in our Adirondack-style Lodge and contemporary Inn. Enjoy spa, dining, shopping, the World’s Largest Kaleidoscope, and wedding and event spaces. Dogs are welcome. | 5340 State Route 28, Mount Tremper, NY | 877-688-2828 | emersonresort.com
Kate’s Lazy Meadow A true lazy meadow on the Esopus Creek, with breathtaking mountain views and fabulous, fully-equipped 50s-style lodging. For vintage Airstream glamping in Joshua Tree, CA, check out Kate's Lazy Desert, also on the website. | 5191 State Route 28, Mount Tremper, NY | 845-688-7200 | lazymeadow.com
Phoenicia Lodge Casual comfort and great hospitality in a natural setting. Simple, unpretentious rooms, cottages and suites, just a quick walk to the Esopus Creek, or to Phoenicia’s Main Street. | 5987 State Route 28, Phoenicia, NY | 845-688-7772 | phoenicialodge.com
Camping Scenic camping options abound in the Catskills. Uncle Pete’s Campground (unclepetescampground.com) is within walking distance of MTA, and the Kenneth L. Wilson and Woodland Valley state campgrounds are also nearby (dec.ny.gov/outdoor).
Where to Eat
Eat locally and help support our amazing business community! In addition to the Four Corners Country Inn (listed above, and located right down the road from MTA), we recommend the following Festival partners:
A&P is an exciting new food and drink option in Woodstock NY serving artisanal cocktails along with global cuisine. | 83 Mill Hill Road, Woodstock, NY | aandpbar.com
Blue Mountain Bistro-to-Go Gourmet take-out store and bakery featuring local and imported organic foods, delicious homemade desserts, and four-star, chef-prepared food. | 948 State Route 28, Kingston, NY | 845-340-9800 | bluemountainbistro.com
Garden Cafe offers “feel good food” from our small scratch kitchen. 100% organic 100% beautiful. Come share a meal with us. | 6 Old Forge Rd, Woodstock, NY | 845-679-3600 | thegardencafewoodstock.com
Peekamoose Restaurant & Tap Room Set among the bucolic Catskill Mountains, the restaurant supports local growers by changing their menu daily to represent the freshest ingredients available. | 8373 State Route 28, Big Indian, NY | 845-254-6500 | peekamooserestaurant.com
Phoenicia Diner Offering fresh food sourced from local farms when available. Menu is carefully crafted to offer traditional diner favorites, sometimes with a modern twist. | 5681 State Route 28, Phoenicia, NY | 845-688-9957 | phoeniciadiner.com
Shindig An open door, a warm seat, and a much needed sip or nibble located in the heart of Woodstock, NY. | 1 Tinker St, Woodstock, NY | 845-684-7091 | woodstockshindig.com
Woodnotes Grille Unforgettable flavors, handcrafted cocktails, and casual comfort. Classic entrees prepared with local ingredients and innovative twists. Join us for breakfast and dinner—every meal will be your favorite. | 5340 State Route 28, Mount Tremper, NY | 877-688-2828 | emersonresort.com/woodnotes-grille
Things to Do, Places to Shop and Recommended Local Services
MTA encourages you to explore the Catskills and buy local.
Catskill Hiking Info: catskillmountaineer.com/hiking.html
Chronogram is a regional magazine dedicated to stimulating and supporting the creative and cultural life of the Hudson Valley. | chronogram.com
H. Houst & Sons Our favorite locally owned hardware store in the heart of Woodstock. Equipment rentals, home supplies, camping, gardening, and all your hardware needs. | 4 Mill Hill Road, Woodstock, NY | 845-679-2115 | hhoust.com
LUMBERYARD Contemporary Performing Arts, based in New York City with a core site to be launched in Catskill, NY, is a radical new model for performance development that combines hands-on technical residency, presenter, and innovative methods for audience engagement. thelumberyard.org
Migliorelli Farm The Migliorelli Family has been farming since 1933, when Angelo came from Italy to the Bronx. Today, Ken carries on that tradition at our farm in Tivoli, NY. We sell our produce at farm stands in Rhinebeck, Red Hook, and Mount Tremper, and at farmer's markets in NYC and throughout the state. | 46 Freeborn Lane, Tivoli, NY | 845-757-3276 | migliorelli.com
Phoenicia Wine & Liquors Phoenicia’s Main Street wine and spirits shop. | 42 Main Street, Phoenicia, NY | 845-688-7280
Ulster Savings Bank Chartered in 1851, Ulster Savings Bank is a locally focused and operated bank offering banking, insurance, tax preparation, and retirement planning services at locations throughout the Hudson Valley. | 58 Main Street, Phoenicia, NY | 845-688-5965 | ulstersavings.com
Upstater is a magazine about connectivity: our connection to nature, to food and community, bridging the Hudson Valley and New York City. | Upstater.com
Westwood Metes & Bounds Realty Woodstock, Rhinebeck, W.Hurley, Kingston, Stone Ridge & New Paltz offices providing knowledgeable, skilled, and honest professional services for the entire Hudson Valley & Catskill region. | 24 Mill Hill Road, Woodstock, NY | 845-340-1920 | westwoodrealty.com
Woodstock Hardware: For All Your Hardware & Kitchen Needs. | 84. Tinker Street, Woodstock, NY | 845-679-2862 | ShopWoodstockHardware.com