The Catskill region has been a long-time favourite of nature lovers and a popular destination spot. Perfect for a week-end rejuvenation or for longer stays. The region is located west of the Hudson River and includes over 700,000 acres of land in the Catskill Park. There are plenty of activities to keep you busy year-round. Enjoy hiking trails that extend for miles, camping or rock climbing in the Shawangunk Mountains. The Catskills is the birthplace of fly fishing which makes sense given the extensive number of lakes, rivers and streams. Winter brings an opportunity for skiing, snowboarding, hunting and other winter sports. Be inspired by Mother Nature's best and enjoy a day, week-end or longer stays at one of these mountain resorts and communities. Varieties of lodging options includes secluded cabin rentals, fully equipped slopeside condo and chalet rentals or enjoy a lake view from the deck of your vacation home rental. Owner Direct is a unique matching service that makes finding a perfect vacation rental quick and easy.
With 5 different ski areas located in the Catskills there is plenty of choice and opportunity to enjoy winter. The area receives plenty of snow primarily due to the large number of lakes in the area and most of the ski areas offer a good mix of trails and terrain to challenge all skier and boarder abilities. Trails range from well-groomed runs, winding cruisers to glades and moguls. All include at least one but usually multiple terrain parks. Other common activities offered include tubing, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing trails. Enjoy breath-taking views from the summit as well as from the comfort of your vacation rental. With so much nature at your doorstep you never know what magical sight you will encounter. Owner Direct provides a variety of vacation rental styles and prices for nightly, weekly or monthly terms.