WHERE TO STAY
Our local hotels are bare bones.
Monticello New York is about 10 minutes from us.
Best Western Motel
BETTER HOTELS – Middletown New York – 30 minutes away.
Endless restaurants, large Galleria mall, reclining seat theaters.
Mohonk Mountain House is a beauty! It’s an hour away and may or may not be practical with the driving however… you may want to book a dinner there and enjoy the rocking chairs on the endless verandas overlooking their lake and surrounding mountain areas. (click on the link to see pictures).
Monticello – Shoprite, Walmart, Dining.
Yannis – Greek – fresh made french and sweet potato fries daily)
Blue Horizon Diner – ask for Torguis home-made felafal on a pita) to Italian (Brother Brunos, Bueno Fortuna) to a Subway, Dunkin Donuts, KFC, Burger King (yay, veggie burgers!), MickeyD’s, Chinese (SOY Restaurant) etc., and Taco Bell! and a Home Depot.
Monticello also has the Racino and harness racing.
Saturday is a live band, small dance floor, no cover. Lowkey.
You will need to stay in Monticello if you are using taxis for transport (see below).
Enterprise Auto Rentals in Monticello NY will bring the car to your hotel and pick it up for return.
Check their hours as they close at 6pm and on Sundays, early on Saturday. Also they don’t keep an inventory for walk-ins.
WHITE LAKE RESTAURANTS – 20 minutes, SEASONAL
The Fat Lady Cafe –
Benji n Jakes
Table and Tap
ALWAYS CALL AHEAD TO ENSURE THEY ARE OPEN. SAME WITH THE WOODSTOCK MUSEUM, ETC.
Hurleyville (10 minutes)
The Pickled Owl Gastropub – get wild with bare marrow or deviled egg appetizers, rabbit, fresh fish n chips and a few curveballs. Plus stuff for us suedo-veggies. Great food and something for everyone.
Frankie and Johnies – Giant meals great food (Italian).
Liberty Restaurants 15 minutes
Yatsui – Great Greek restaurant. Fresh fish, gulf shrimp (ask George), fresh delicious salads.
Middletown Restaurants (about 30 minutes from us)
From Indian (Saffron try the Lasoni Gobi appetizer) to Ruby Tuesdays, Olive Garden, Hibachi Japanese, Panera, there are too many to mention.
MEDICAL DOCTORS – hopefully not for pain! 😉
For MD’s we like Dr. Garfinkle and Dr. Weiss in Monticello.
Catskill Regional Hospital is about a half hour away.
Ronnies Taxi 845. 434.6550
Monticello Taxi 845.794.5050
Always ask the price prior to ordering the taxi. Sometime there is a huge difference in what each service charges. If you get a great driver ask for their card so you can text them directly for service.
You will need to call 30 to 60 minutes ahead and sometimes wait for a long time.
Stewart Newburgh Airport (SWF) is a joy! It’s like your living room. Park 100′ away, laid back, easy! It’s about an hour from us.
Newark, JFK, LaGuardia, all options. 2+ hours away. NYC 2 hours away.
Bus Station (Shortline/Trailways) is 15 minutes from us in Monticello. You can take a bus to NYC most anytime if you like.