WHERE TO STAY When visiting the Catskills, check out the Andes Hotel (), a 10-room inn, tavern and restaurant, combines rustic charm with enough elegance (and live music on weekends) to keep any New York sophisticate happy.DON'T MISS A 3.9-mile round-trip walk on the Andes Rail Trail () takes hikers past beaver dams and bucolic views of the Tremperskill Valley. Another mountaintop hike past lichen-covered stone walls and attractive vistas is the 3.7-mile Palmer Hill Trail ().INFO
Where mid-century kitsch meets modern awesomeness. Kate's Lazy Meadow in Mt. Temper, NY features colorful, rustic and cozy cabins, where you'll find "mind-blowing mid-century modern/space age/rocket-your-socks-off decor". It's seriously like stepping into an episode of Mad Men. Prepare to make yourself a martini and party like it's 1959!