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Local Attractions – New York

The Catskills

In the 20th century, the Catskill Mountains, located 100 miles northwest of New York City, became a major resort destination for many immigrant groups escaping New York City’s summer heat. Resorts sprung up everywhere, earning the region the title “The Borscht Belt” (after the beet soup popular with people of Eastern European origin.)

The spotlight shone again on the Catskills when the town of Bethel hosted the rock festival known as “Woodstock.” More than 500,000 people showed up for those three muddy days of “peace and music” and 32 acts–including Jimi Hendrix , Janis Joplin, and Crosby, Still & Nash earned their place in rock history.  Today, Bethel Woods, a spectacular outdoor concert arena nearby, has a museum dedicated to Woodstock and its stage still welcomes the biggest names in music.

Visitors continue to flock to the Catskills today to hike and boat and enjoy some of the prettiest country in the world.

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