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New Paltz

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New Paltz is a city in Ulster County, New York State.


[edit] Get in

[edit] By car

New Paltz is exit 18 on the New York State Thruway which is also designated as Interstate 87.

[edit] By bus

There is frequent bus service between The Port Authority Bus Terminal in New York City and New Paltz with connections to many other villages and cities.

[edit] By plane

Stewart International Airport is the nearest major airport to New Paltz. It is located in Newburgh, thirty minutes to the south.

[edit] By train

The Wallkill Valley Rail Trail [1] is on the bed of the Wallkill Valley Rail transport, the former main transportation link for New Paltz.

Rail Travel to New York City: Nearby Poughkeepsie is the end of the line for Metro-North Rail. Poughkeepsie is a 15-20 minute drive east of New Paltz. Taxis are available in Poughkeepsie to transport travelers to and from New Paltz. Riding on Metro-North out of the Poughkeepsie Station is clean, safe and reliable. Trains run from very early in the morning until late into the evening. Fares can run as low as $12.75 each way.

[edit] Get around

Walk or drive.

[edit] See

  • Huguenot Street. Oldest Street in American with its original houses.
  • Mohonk Mountain House. National Historic Site.
  • State University of New York at New Paltz

[edit] Do

  • Climb rocks, : On Shawangunk Ridge

[edit] Buy

[edit] Eat

  • Gilded Otter

Several other restaurants on lower Main Street.

[edit] Drink

[edit] Sleep

Cozy beds and breakfasts. Youth hostel next to bus station on Main street.

[edit] Splurge

  • Mohonk Mountain House, 1000 Mountain Rest Rd, +1 845 255-1000, [2]. On the west side of the river. $250-$600 per night, this fabulous getaway is a destination in and of itself. It features theme programs for each month, has an on-site massage center and 9-hole golf course and is a favorite for weddings, corporate events and family reunions. Adjacent Mohonk Preserve is open for hiking and nature walks.

[edit] Get out

Several bars on lower Main street with students and bohemians.

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