Located in Ulster County, 85 miles north of NYC, the village of Ellenville and the surrounding Rondout Valley offer those who are seeking leisure activities, adventure and great food a multitude of options.
Whether you are looking for an escape into nature, the thrill of mountain climbing or hang gliding, or perhaps even dinner and a show, there is plenty Upstate NY has to offer.
Check out Discover Ellenville for a comprehensive guide to all Ellenville has to offer!
For Rondout Valley happenings, check out Ulster County Alive!
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Ellenville, N.Y.: A ‘Tight-Knit Community’ With Room to Grow
AMY PLITT | FEBRUARY 9th 2022
When Scott and Johnny Frost began their search for a home upstate in 2021, the small village of Ellenville, at the base of the Catskill Mountains, wasn’t on their radar.
“It was really important to us that we found a community that celebrated diversity and thrived on it,” said Scott Frost, 32, a freelance prop stylist......
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In the heart of the Village of Ellenville at 81 North Main Street sits a handsome brick building with dovetailed sandstone corners and an arched doorway, which once housed the Ellenville Telephone Company. After the company went out of business, the c.1929 building was home to the village town hall for several years before passing into private hands. Now, the historic edifice resumes its role as a gathering place for the community as the new boutique inn 81 North.
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81 North: Well-Appointed Accommodations in Ellenville: This Boutique Inn is Worth Telephoning Home About
NAOMI SHAMMASH | AUGUST 6, 2021
Destination Ellenville... Again!
Real Estate Deals, Tourism, Walkability Plans, You Name It!
A lot of deals are in the works, which may shake things up downtown. Amberly Jane Campbell
OSI Acquires Key Link in O&W Rail Trail
Property is part of a growing 29-mile recreation corridor in the Rondout Valley
WAWARSING, NY (June 27, 2017)—The Open Space Institute (OSI) has acquired a key portion of the O&W Rail Trail, protecting a 12-mile stretch of the trail as it runs through the Rondout Valley. A priority acquisition in the New York State Open Space Plan, the property furthers the growing rail trail network in Ulster County.
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Escape to 81 North,
Ellenville’s Upscale Boutique Inn
Lucy Posner May 12, 2021
Former antique dealers convert a historic Ulster County building on 81 North Main Street into a luxury hotel at the base of the Shawangunk Mountains.
No matter where you’re from, 81 North is the kind of place that feels like home. With suites decorated with beautiful artwork and delightful, vintage furniture, what was once a historic telephone building is now a sumptuous lodging for Ellenville visitors.....
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New Boutique Inn Opens In Ellenville
By Amberly Jane Campbell
This new boutique inn has a variety of amenities and won’t break the bank! Amberly Jane Campbell
ELLENVILLE – It has been an odyssey, a “labor of love” that has transformed the historic 1935 Ellenville Telephone Company building into 81 North Boutique Inn, with breathtaking original details, high-end antiques, and local surprises sprinkled throughout — and two suites just opened yesterday. Behind these luxury accommodations is Richard Travers and his partner Sherryl, who have painstakingly, since they acquired the building back in September 2016, gone about remediating, rehabbing, cleaning, constructing and finally curating the entirety of what has been made a truly spectacular space. > MORE