Tours

 

Byrdcliffe Arts and Crafts Colony

Tour this 300-acre arts colony founded in 1903. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, tours may be taken from sunrise to sunset. Guided tours are available May - October on 2nd Saturdays, 1pm and include White Pines, home of Byrdcliffe founder Ralph Radcliffe Whitehead. Parking is available opposite the Byrdcliffe Theater.

Address: Upper Byrdcliffe Road, Woodstock

Phone: 845-679-2079

Web / Email: http://www.woodstockguild.org/

 

Catskill Mountain Railroad

A scenic railroad excursion is the best way to enjoy the natural beauty of the Esopus Creek! Board our comfortable vintage train at the old Phoenicia depot, home to the Empire State Railway Museum. Let us take you back to a time when train travel was the only way to see the Catskills! Our friendly volunteers are ready to welcome you aboard our trains May through October.

Address: Phoenicia Station 70 Lower High Street, Phoenicia

Phone: 845-688-7400

Web / Email: http://catskillmtrailroad.com/

 

Hurley's Historic District Walking Tour / Hurley Heritage Society

 

Guided walking tours along Main Street, listed as a National Historic Landmark District. Many old stone houses, dating from the 1670's to the late 1800's, line this charming neighborhood. Tours held on the 4th Sunday of each month, May - October, beginning at 2pm. Admission, children under 12 free.

Address: Main Street, Hurley

Phone: 845338-1661 or 845-331-8852

Web / Email: http://www.hurleyheritagesociety.org/

 

Rondout National Historic District Walking Tours

 

Guided Friends of Historic Kingston tour traces the rise of Rondout as a prosperous maritime village with a rich legacy of 19th century architecture. Tours depart last Saturday each month, May - October,  11am from Kingston Heritage Area Visitor Center. Tours are free.

Address: 20 Broadway, Kingston

Phone: 845-339-0720

Web . Email: http://www.fohk.org/

 

Stockade National Historic District Walking Tours

 

Guided tour of New York's largest extant early Dutch settlement and neighborhood where New York State was born. Departs first Saturday each month, May  -October, 2pm, from Friends of Historic Kingston Museum. Tour Fee. Leave from Johnston Museum: Corner of Main and Wall Streets.

Address: Johnston Museum (corner of Main and Wall Streets), Kingston

Phone: 845-339-0720

Web / Email: http://www.fohk.org/