Located within the Catskill Park, Shandaken provides one of the most picturesque landscapes in New York State. There are twelve hamlets that include Mount Tremper, Mount Pleasant, Chichester, Woodland Valley, Allaben, Bushnellsville, Big Indian, Oliverea, Pine Hill, High Mount and Phoenicia, which was recently picked as one of America’s Coolest Small Towns by Budget Travel Magazine. There is world class trout fishing and the area abounds with multiple trail-heads to the high peaks of the Catskill Range. Phoenicia is a walking town with gift shopping and fun restaurants. Tubing the Esopus Creek is always a fun summer activity and the ski slopes are a short ride away in the winter months. There is bus transportation to and from NYC through Trailways Bus.