Counting Down the 6 Best Group Activities in the Catskills

Canoeing in the Catskills

The Catskill Mountains are simply the perfect place to plan group getaways, whether for business or pleasure. With so many different things to do during every season, all kinds of guests can find both indoor and outdoor activities sure to inspire and delight them. Here is our ranking of the most popular activities that groups can enjoy during their stay with us!

6. Spa & Wellness
This area is well-known for exquisite spa and wellness resorts created to help busy people escape from their hectic lives to rest, relax and rejuvenate amid spectacular beauty. At Honors Haven, we are proud to offer a full-service onsite spa and provide a number of motivating wellness programs specifically designed for group getaways.

5. Golfing
Visitors of all ages and backgrounds enjoy this accessible sport on countless golf courses throughout the Catskills every year. Ulster County alone has 12 different options, including the beautiful Honor’s Haven championship course, offering 9 to 18 holes of fun for any size gathering. Whether you want to compete, play together in small groups, or plan a full-scale golf tournament, you’re sure to have a memorable day!

4. Boating
Boating is an incredibly popular sport in the Catskills. From cruises and sailing excursions, to kayak and canoe rentals, there are many ways for your group to enjoy an outing on one of the many lakes and reservoirs. There are a number of nearby boat rental and outdoor adventure companies that can help you with planning your group boating trip. For more low-key water fun, Honor’s Haven has pedal boats you can take out onto our scenic onsite lake.

3. Tubing or Rafting
From peaceful tube floats to running exciting rapids, many rafting and white-water adventures abound in the Catskill Mountains. Local outfitters offer unique and educational trips at all levels with professional guides. The Honor’s Haven staff can easily point you towards the best places to plan group tubing or rafting excursions – just ask!

2. Skiing & Winter Sports
The Catskill Mountains offer downhill and cross-country skiing, snowboarding and snow tubing for winter enthusiasts, both new and experienced. A number of the area’s breathtaking mountains feature lifts, trails and onsite amenities to make your group’s skiing excursion a great experience for everyone.

1. Hiking
Hiking is by far the most popular activity for those visiting the Catskill Mountains. Ulster County features 350 miles of trails. Whether your group simply wants a scenic walk on a lush forest trail or a more strenuous workout that climbs one of the many mountains, you’ll find hiking is a great way to bond amid natural wonder. Honor’s Haven offers convenient onsite hiking trails that are easily accessible for groups staying at the resort.

Hiking in the Catskills Mountains

At Honor’s Haven Resort & Spa, we specialize in planning group getaways. Offering guests a fitness center, sauna, Jacuzzi and both indoor and outdoor swimming pools, there are plenty of activities available onsite to keep your group busy and happy during your stay! View our current Group Packages now!