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Hunter Things to Do

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    by cjg1 Updated Aug 10, 2009

    Each August brings the Alpine Fetsival to Hunter Mountain( August 8&9 2009). The Alpine Festival has German bands, beer, foods, crafts and people in authentic German costumes. It's set up as an indoor/outdoor event. The main tent houses the entertainment with bands playing and lots of dancing. It's rather loud at the main tent and seats are hard to come by. There is a second section of tents with long tables and plenty of chairs to enjoy your beer, food and listen to the music. The vendors at the festival sell everything from food, clothing and crafts. I was surprised to see that there was more than just German food here; Jamaican Jerk Chicken and Nachos were also served ( a bit strange...).

    We came to the Festival with Chris, Karen, and Eric. It was a nice day although a little cold and cloudy. We enjoyed some good food and drink: brats, funnel cakes, pretzels, fresh lemonade and beer of course. The music was good and it was fun watching the kids run around in traditional German costume. The tickests were only $10 a person which wasn't that bad of a price.

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    by Ryssby Written Nov 25, 2004

    A popular ski resort in the Catskills (NY). Super snow-making capability. Tends to get crowded on weekends & holidays.

    Hunter Mountain Skiing
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    • Skiing and Boarding

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    7 Hotels in Hunter

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  • Scribner Hollow Lodge

    rte. 23A west, Hunter, New York, 12442, United States

    Satisfaction: Poor

    Good for: Business

  • Hunter Inn

    Great place..Very clean and resonable prices..Includes a full breakfast in the AM..

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  • Forester Motor Lodge

    It is an average motel. Old building. Needs improovement. But it is clean. We had a refregerator and...

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  • Fairlawn Inn

    7872 Main Street (Hwy 23A), PO Box 182, Hunter, New York, 12442, United States

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • Washington Irving Inn

    6629 Rt.23A, P.O.Box 675, Hunter, New York, 12442, United States

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • Kaatskill Mountain Resort and Spa

    Stayed 3 nights with wife and 1 young child ================================= - Rooms VERY Noisy,...

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  • Cortina Mountain Resort

    297 Clum Hill Road, Haines Falls, Hunter, New York, 12436, United States

Hunter Restaurants

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    by aquatic Updated Apr 4, 2011

    Rule #1 : if you walk into the restaurant and it smells appealing to you, most likely you will like the food.
    When I walked in I defenately liked the smell... and moreover, when I saw a musician preparing to play, I liked the idea of having a dinner in a village place and listening to jazz music.
    Even though the service was slow, everything we chose to eat was cooked very well, including desert. The biggest surprise was a salad with berries! Very good!
    We didn't have anywhere else to go that evening so I just enjoyed jazz music and good food for a couple of hours!
    Rule #2: if desert is as good as your entre, you can call it a good restaurant.

    Favorite Dish: Poppies and berries salad

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    • Hiking and Walking
    • School Holidays
    • Family Travel

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    by cjg1 Written Aug 10, 2009

    The Alpine Festival had food vendors selling German food as well as other ethnic foods. We did enjoy many items that day: Bratwurst with kraut, funnel cakes, pretzels, sugared nuts, fresh squeezed lemonade and seveal glasses of Spaten.

    Considered this is what I deem : "fair food"; it was actually pretty good. The smoked brat was very good and tasty. the funnel cakes were fresh and provided a nice sugar rush. The pretzels were hot and salty and perfect with my Spaten. Liz isn't muh of a beer person but found some awesome fresh squeezed lemonade. The container was huge (about the size of her head), not bad for $5. The food ranged in price from $3-10 for a plate of food.

    Favorite Dish: My favorite was the funnel cakes and the pretzels.

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Hunter Shopping

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    by aquatic Written Oct 9, 2007

    This building is relatively new and I found here a book shop which is much nicer than the previous one across the street, a gallery and gift shop, a cafe and a store togethere where I found needful things like organic food, natural toothpaste, good house cleaning agents made with natural ingredients and so on...
    Coffee was also very good:)

    Hunter village Square
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    • Arts and Culture

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Hunter Tourist Traps

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    by aquatic Written Oct 10, 2007

    Many people from New York visit Hunter almost all year round. New Yorkers are used to driving faster than speen limits allow them. But local police men learned very well how to catch those unpatient drivers. We were aware of this and didn't speed up, but people behind us were very nervous, so we let them pass and 300 yards ahead they got a ticket:)

    Fun Alternatives: Just follow speed limit signs.

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    • Mountain Climbing
    • Road Trip

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Hunter Favorites

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    by aquatic Written Oct 4, 2002

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    Fondest memory: The beginning of the month was very warm and sunny so it helped my to spend more time outside drawing.

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