Local Attractions
Howard Johnson Inn at Saugerties, NY

Along with a luxurious and stay at accommodations Howard Johnson Inn at Saugerties, NY you can spend a fun time here with your family and friend by indulging yourself with the Things To See In NYC. Besides providing the best hotel deals we are close to most of the local attraction of Saugerties. This B And B Inn offers you the most cost effective hotel deals being close to top restaurants at walking distance and local attraction that the guest adores during their stay with us.

Hunter Mountains


Hunter Mountain is to the north of NY City and few minutes’ drive from Catskill Mountain. The mountain is known for its Ski area and quite famous among skiers, golfers, and hikers. It is quite popular is a winter destination among local and tourists because of tremendous snow and extraordinary vertical drops. Various events are conducted throughout the year where you can take part. The place is ideal for expert skier and the beginner can learn sometimes from the trained professionals. Experience the most comfortable stay with Hotel Howard Johnson Saugerties that lies close to Hunter Mountains. Spend your vacation exploring varies winter sport with exciting dining opportunities and relaxed stay with us. Read more visit huntermtn.com


HITS On The Hudson Circuit


In the midst of the beautiful Catskill Mountains and The Hudson River Valley, Hits on the Hudson Circuit Saugerties runs begins in the month of May till September. The circuit is organized at Hits equestrian facility which includes an amphitheater with a Grand Prix Ring and a Feature Hunter Ring. It also has 1100 permanent stalls, housing, offices, restrooms, food concessions and even retail shops. It is one place where you can experience world-class dining, shopping, biking, hiking, fishing, kayaking, art gallery, photography and much more. You can enjoy all this in the closest proximity to our hotel with modern amenities that can relax you after a long and busy day at HITS. Read more visit hudsonrivervalley.com


Windham Mountains


Located on the Catskills Mountain and at few minutes’ walk from Hotel Howard Johnson, Saugerties offering 9 lifts and 46 trails along with two high-speed detachable quads out of which one takes you from the bottom to the highest peak. Once you plan to stay with us, our staff guides you through the activities that can be explored at the local attractions. Windham Mountain features mountain biking, horseback riding, tube rentals, kayaks and one cannot think of missing golfing on the snow. If you love snow and sports inspire you then this is the right place for you, make a prior reservation because we also provide ski packages. Read more visit windhammountain.com


Saugerties Lighthouse


Lighthouse generally is used for navigation and guiding ships but Saugerties offer you the most beautiful lighthouse ever. It’s the only place that welcomes guest over night and stands high among the best B and B lighthouse in the valley. Those who want to visit it can enjoy a boat ride or a trail that is used to be there. Spending a light at the lighthouse in the midst of nature can be a most beautiful experience. Guest needs to take a prior reservation to be there but a place of complete privacy is something liked by all.

One can also enjoy a picnic at the beach or on the island close to the lighthouse. There are various flora and fauna around the lighthouse that is a must watch and the ones who are fond of old art pieces can spend some quality time at the Saugerties Museum that showcases the history of the lighthouse on the Hudson Era. Read more visit saugertieslighthouse.com


Garlic Festival


It’s an annual festival held in Saugerties NY that occurs throughout the last weekend of September. If you plan to visit NY and staying at Hotel Howard Johnson then do take out the time between 10 AM to 6 PM Saturday and 10 AM to 5 PM on Sunday to visit the festival. It is basically a celebration of garlic harvest and the festival is organized by Kiwanis Club, Saugerties. Guest can visit the marketplace and view tons of garlic and also taste some mouthwatering food enhanced with garlic. One can miss tasting sausages, garlic soup, garlic ice-cream, and garlic pulled pork. Besides tempting food, there is so much scope for entertainment like, music, dance performances, art and craft and a lot that can keep you engrossed throughout the day. Read more visit hvgf.org


Walkway Over Hudson River


Hotel Howard Johnson Saugerties also lies at a close distance to Walkway over the Hudson which is a 501(c) 3 non-profit group that initiated with an idea of turning an abandoned bridge into a walker park that came into the picture on October 2009. Our guest can spend a relaxed and composed time with their family and friends with a long walk at the Walkway. The place is still developing with the help of NY State Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation. It spans over the Hudson River, and is 212 feet tall and 1.28 miles long and is the longest elevated pedestrian bridge in the world. Read more visit walkway.org


Bard College


It’s a four-year residential college of science and liberal arts that were founded in 1860. The college offers numerous bachelor degrees and has more than 40 academic programs. It has a magnificent building that is much watch for the guest of Howard Johnson Saugerties. Maybe in few years you would like your kids to study in one of the most renowned colleges of New York. The campus is spread in the area of 600 acres at a few minutes’ drive from the hotel. Bard offers a rich social atmosphere with a fusion of two Historic estates and once you are done with visiting the college you can spend the time its surrounding areas that have plenty of activities for open-air enthusiasts. Saugerties offer activities like skiing, rock climbing, hiking, white water rafting, mountain biking, ice-skating and a lot more. Read more visit bard.edu