Woodstock, NY is an easy day trip or weekend getaway out of the city. We checked in with local Vanessa Geneva Ahern, founder of hudsonvalleygoodstuff.com, for how best to spend a weekend—perhaps your first ever—in Woodstock, New York.
Ahern, recommends stopping at the Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary, open on weekends from April-November.
Brunching at Oriole 9.
Dining at Yum Yum Noodle Bar or Cucina.
Power walking around Cooper Lake.
Hiking Overlook Mountain.
Booking a room at newly opened Hotel Dylan, from $169/weekday, $219/weekend.
How to get there: From Port Authority, take Adirondack Trailways, which will drop you off at the village green.
The co-founder and editor-at-large at offMetro, Lauren is a sustainable travel specialist and freelance journalist with frequent bylines in National Geographic, Bicycling Magazine and Shape. Follow Lauren’s adventures at @laurenmati.