Activities

Sullivan County offers a wealth of activities to choose from year-round and The Arnold House Team can help you craft the perfect itinerary for your weekend away.

  • Take a nap in the sun room while warming your toes by the wood stove.

  • Work up an appetite with a walk on nearby trails.

  • Take a garden tour with our Director of Gardens or get dirty with a hands-on workshop in our garden. Events scheduled every week. Don’t miss pumpkin picking in October at Scott’s family farm in Callicoon, NY & a holiday swag DIY workshop in November & December!

  • Visit a local farm for a tour! Apple Pond Farm offers a 'Farming with kids' tour Fridays and Saturdays at 10am. 'Grownup' tours are offered on Saturdays at 11am. Private tours available by calling ahead - we can help!

  • Indulge yourself with a massage at The Spa at The Arnold House.

  • Go on a brewery and distillery tour. There are 4 of them within 10-15 minutes of the Inn.

  • Take a horseback riding lesson or enjoy a scenic trail ride.

  • Visit one of the many alpaca farms in the area, and stock up on some warm winter socks.

  • Hike to the top of a mountain and then climb the fire tower to get above the tree line and see forever.

  • Visit some of the wonderful surrounding towns, pop into antique stores and buy some local produce at our weekly farmers markets.

  • Take advantage of a sunny day and sun yourself – and dose off - on property. Grab a blanket and a good book from the sunroom for the full experience!

  • Don't forget to bring your four-legged pup with you for your escape - and run him around the meadows and pond on property - anytime of year!

  • Hire a guide to learn how to fly fish. Spend the day on the river.

  • Help out in the gardens on premise. Nothing is more therapeutic – or rewarding - for some than to get their hands dirty and work in the garden (in season).

  • Play 18 holes of golf on top of the mountain.

  • Bring a picnic with you and jump in a nearby lake or river for a dip on a hot summer day.

The Seasons on Shandelee 

Summer in the Catskills.  Video by Bullrush Films.

Winter and the Annual Ice Fishing Derby.  Video by Bullrush Films

Spring and the Annual Ramp Picking Weekend.  Video by Bullrush Films