Gavin's Irish Country Inn - Local Attractions
East Durham Area:
Visitors exploring the town of East Durham may think they are in Ireland rather than in the Catskill Mountains. Home to many Irish family-owned bed businesses and novelty shops, East Durham is a taste of the Emerald Isle without the jet lag.
Zoom Flume Waterpark - Just down the road from Gavin's!
Giant winding water slides, careening 300 feet to splash down in the canyon below. Challenging the 10,000 gallon-a-minute "rapids" rafting a 600-foot chute. Twist, turn and splash in total darkness in the Thrilling Black Vortex. Dare to take the plunge in the Mighty Anaconda. Race your friends down the Grand Prix Splashway. Slip-slide down Thrill Hill. Splash and play in the GIANT Lagoon Activity Pool. Float Gently down the Lazy River. For more information, visit www.zoomflume.com/
Nearby (within a few miles):
New York Zipline Adventure Tours - Opening Summer of 2010!
New York Zipline Adventure Tours at Hunter Mountain will be the longest & highest zipline canopy tour in North America, featuring over 5 miles of ziplines, some reaching heights of nearly 600 feet above the ground. The summit "zips" will thrill even the most die-hard adventure seeker, but there will also be many tamer, family-friendly zips and canopy tours for all ages, all ability levels. This will be a four-season operation. For more information, www.ziplinenewyork.com/
Hunter - only a 40 minute drive! Home of the Catskill Mountain Foundation, the famous Sky Ride, NY Zipline & Summer Festival. Four seasons full of great activities perfect for the entire family! In the spring, summer and fall, Hunter offers lift accessed mountain biking, fly fishing, hiking, sightseeing and weekend-long festivals. No matter the time of year, Hunter Mountain and the surrounding area is home to a wonderful variety of activities perfect for the entire family! For more information, www.huntermtn.com/
Windham - only a 20 minute drive! Home of the Windham Vineyard and Windham Mountain, which features Skiing, Skating and Snow Tubing during the winter season, Paintball, Mountain Biking, Rock Climbing Wall and Bungee Trampoline during the summer season! Fun for all ages, all year round. For more information, http://www.windhammountain.com/
Howe Caverns - Only a 30 minute drive!
Step into an elevator that takes you 156 feet below the Earth's surface, to a prehistoric underground cavern six million years in the making. Your specially trained guide will help you negotiate the cave and learn about magnificent limestone formations, stalactites, stalagmites and flowstone, and the tremendous conservation effort underway to protect and preserve Howe Caverns for future generations. For more information, visit www.howecaverns.com/
Cooperstown - National Baseball Hall of Fame is a 1.5 Hour drive
The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum is an independent, non-profit educational institution dedicated to fostering an appreciation of the historical development of baseball and its impact on our culture by collecting, preserving, exhibiting and interpreting its collections for a global audience as well as honoring those who have made outstanding contributions to our national pastime.
"All that is within me cries out to go back to my home on the Hudson River" FDR. This quote captures FDR's connection to Springwood, the estate that he loved & the place he considered home. The first US Presidential Library was started by FDR here. Visit the Home of FDR and Presidential Library & Museum to learn about the only President elected to four terms.
Saratoga’s Gaming and Raceway - Discover 1,700 slots, live harness racing, live simulcast coverage, an array of delicious dining options and Vapor, a modern, casually chic night club at Saratoga Gaming and Raceway. Our 1,700+ slot machines, including 200 of the hottest games titles and over 300 of the most exciting themes from top manufacturers. With the combination of great dining, exciting gaming, thrilling live racing and a variety of live entertainment, there's something for everyone to enjoy! For more information, visit www.saratogaracetrack.com/
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