20 Hunt Road

Hillsdale, NY 12529

Toll Free: (866) GUESTS1

(518) 325-9100

Wondering what to do with your day or evening while staying at The Honored Guest?
Do we ever have great news for you!

The Honored Guest is located just two miles from where the Massachusetts and Connecticut state borders meet New York State. Such a favorable location provides our visitors with countless opportunities for recreation, cultural events, antiqueing and the finest of dining experiences in all three states- and all only minutes away from our door. We will be happy to help you plan your itinerary so that you may enjoy your stay in our culturally rich, rural paradise to its fullest.


In less than 25 minutes, and sometimes in as little as five minutes, you can be happily enjoying your day or an evening at any of the following events:

Cultural Events



Recreational Venues


  • Rheinstrom Audubon Sanctuary
  • High Falls
  • Hawthorne Valley Farm
  • Catamount Ski Resort (*) 
  • Catamount Action Park
  • Butternut Basin (*) 
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Horse Haven
  • Ice Fishing
  • Copake Public Golf Course
  • Undermountain Golf Course
  • Harlem Rail Trail, Bash Bish Falls and Beebe Hill State Forest
  • Hiking at Alander Mountain in Mount Washington State Forest
  • Beartown State Forest
  • East Mountain State Forest
  • Brace Mountain
  • Monument Mountain
  • Bartholomew's Cobble
  • Ashintully Gardens, Tyringham Cobble,McLennan Reservation
  • Edna St. Vincent Millay Poetry Trail at Steepletop
  • Swimming at reservoir at Taghkanic State Park
  • Canoeing/kayaking group and fishing trips on Hudson River arranged through Audubon Society
  • Canoeing/kayaking on Goose Pond, Benedict Pond and Housatonic River
  • Over 100 Antique Stores
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Trevor Zoo
  • Innisfree Gardens


Dining Experiences

In addition to “Pick your own” orchards and farm stands throughout Columbia County, your choice of wonderful restaurants can be one of the best surprises of your visit. Directly across the border in Massachusetts, a multitude of other fine dining experiences await you, such as John Andrews and The Old Mill as well as quaint shops and a variety of nightclubs.

* A special note for skiers: Catamount Ski Resort is only 2 miles away, and Butternut Ski Basin is just a 20 minute drive from our door. Both resorts boast excellent ski schools for children and numerous family-oriented trails. Cross-country trails are also found in in many locations throughout the area. The Honored Guest is pleased to be able to provide discount ski-lift tickets at the resorts, and welcomes ski groups of up to eight people. Mid-week discount packages are available during non-holiday weeks.


Come, Stay and Play!

During your stay in Hillsdale, treat yourself to a special experience, facial rejuvination by Amelia. Call 518-325-5126 for an appointment and visit local artist Bob Crimi at for exciting, lush oil paintings of nature.



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