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Welcome to Ulster County
Featuring more than 1,000 square miles of scenic beauty, Ulster County is a year-round destination for outdoor enthusiasts, foodies, art lovers, day-trippers
and weekenders alike. Located only 90 miles from New York City and a half-hour south of Albany, you’ll feel worlds away when you visit. With spectacular views and countless ways to enjoy the iconic Hudson River and the majestic Catskill Mountains, Ulster County has all the experiences you’re looking for.
Whether you’re a solo traveler seeking a new adventure, visiting the region with friends or family, or looking for a romantic getaway, Ulster County is the ideal destination. Come and discover our historic sites, farmers’ markets, horseback-riding facilities, golf courses, parks, hiking destinations, art galleries, bed and breakfasts, craft breweries and everything in between. From the quaint to the cosmopolitan, each of Ulster County’s diverse towns and villages has its own distinct personality.
In 2017, more people visited Ulster County than ever before. The county is also a leader in environmental stewardship. Last year, it received the New York State Department of Environmental Excellence Award for being the first and only “Net Carbon Neutral” county. Ulster County purchases 100 percent green electricity from
Ophira Sailing on the Hudson
sustainable sources and has the greatest number of municipal electric car charging stations in the state.
In the pages of this guide, you’ll find exciting events, countless outdoor activities and adventures, recommendations on places to stay, plus much more. Highlighted throughout are new and notable attractions and venues in Ulster County, some of which are celebrating significant milestones.
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