Winter Hiking to Witch’s Hole

winter hiking to witchs hole

For #waterfallwednesday we wanted to hike at Minnewaska State Park but ended winter hiking to Witch’s Hole instead. The free parking for the Minnewaska park was closed because of the icy conditions. Mohonk Preserve parking was closed as well. If you have ice cleats or traction, you should be allowed to hike in the winter. […]

Hiking Raymondskill Falls to Hackers Falls

raymondskill falls to hackers falls

We have never hiked from Raymondskill Falls to Hackers Falls before, and are so glad we finally did. Over the past few years we’ve visited Raymondskill Falls in Milford Pennsylvania a few times. Each time we would see the incredible waterfall and walk the trail to the water and back to our car. A few […]

Visiting the Christmas Tree at Rockefeller Center

christmas tree in nyc

Before Covid-19, thousands of people would rush nightly to see the Christmas Tree at Rockefeller Center. Due to travel restrictions, the place is full of New Yorkers and locals, window shopping and enjoying the views of the tree from different angles. Unlike other years where people are squeezing and pushing through crowds, this year it […]

Donating to CJ and Jess Wolf Holiday Express Toy Drive

Sometimes Santa needs a little extra help and by donating toys to CJ and Jess Wolf Holiday Express toy drive, we can do that! This year, they have been collecting toys for Salvation Army in Poughkeepsie and Family and Children’s Aid in Danbury Connecticut. Every toy donated can help a family in need and put […]

Watt Christmas Wonderland 2021

watt christmas display

‘‘Tis the season to be merry and drive thru Watt Christmas Wonderland! If you want to enjoy a fun drive through that has a suggested $5 per car donation, this is for you. Here you will see a bit of vintage, new and everything in between when it comes to Christmas display. I recommend that […]

History of the Rosendale Trestle

History of the Rosendale Trestle

Every time we go over the Rosendale Trestle I think about the people and trains that went over it. The views they saw, the ride they had and the struggles they went through. It’s incredible to see this amazing structure standing over the Roundout Creek. I’m sure the people were just as awestruck as I […]

Wallkill Valley Land Trust History

Wallkill Valley Land Trust History

A lot of us walk and bike on various trails not realizing that it takes a lot of people, time and effort to make these trails happen. Not only are there people responsible for creating trails but there are those that help preserve land. The Wallkill Valley Land Trust was created for this purpose, to […]