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Great Escapes: Stepping out From the Past in the Catskills

Courtesy of Barron’s Penta: During the first half of the 20th century, hundreds of thousands of visitors flocked in the summer to the southwestern corner of the Catskills, where resorts and bungalow colonies comprised the Borscht Belt. But by the mid-1900s, tourism to the Belt had slackened as air travel became more convenient and affordable. … Read more

The Most Exciting Hotel Openings in New York’s Catskills and Hudson Valley in 2021

Courtesy of AFAR: In 2020, the pandemic and subsequent lockdown fueled a flee north to New York’s upstate region. As more and more city dwellers opted for the countryside, many towns in the Hudson Valley and Catskills saw a swelling number of permanent residents, causing real estate prices to rise exponentially in some locations. But … Read more

That cabin in the woods has just gone upscale: Southeast New York retreats to check out

Courtesy of USA Today: Remember when going to a cabin in the woods meant a rustic retreat, complete with creaky camp beds and S’mores around a campfire? Well, the s’mores are still there — the marshmallows may be artisanal — but the creaky camp beds and rustic vibe have been replaced with upscale amenities and … Read more

The Eldred Preserve cuts the ribbon

Courtesy of Sullivan County Democrat: The Eldred Preserve has officially opened its doors. The hotel and restaurant has been in the works for close to four years and now the dream has become a reality. Born by the vision of entrepreneurs Dan and Joan Silna, the new resort combines three Sullivan County legacy brands: The … Read more

A Room Unveiling at The Eldred Preserve

The Bradstan Boutique Hotel at The Eldred Preserve will offer guests a unique “jewel in the woods” experience in the heart of the Catskills, seamlessly blending the comforts of a bed & breakfast with the sophistication of a boutique hotel. Each of its 28 luxury accommodations, designed by La Bossiere Interior Design & Decoration, features one of five custom … Read more

The Eldred Preserve expands offerings, announces Spring 2020 grand opening

The Eldred Preserve, being developed by local resident and entrepreneur Dan Silna and his wife, Joan, in the town of Highland of Sullivan County, N.Y., will celebrate its grand opening in the spring of 2020. The Eldred Preserve will be a wholly unique hospitality experience that will weave together the best of three Sullivan County … Read more

The Eldred Preserve Officially Announces Project Plans

Local resident and entrepreneur Dan Silna and his wife, Joan, have officially announced their plans to reopen The Eldred Preserve, located in the town of Highland of Sullivan County, N.Y. The resort is being completely rebuilt, and is on schedule to celebrate its grand opening in time for the 50th anniversary of the original Woodstock … Read more


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