Kerhonkson is a small hamlet which, along with Accord, makes up the Town of Rochester in Ulster County, part of the Catskills region in New York State. Kerhonkson is located near the convergence of routes US 44, NY 55, and US 209.
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Kerhonkson is located in the humid continental climate zone and has cold, snowy winters, and hot, wet summers; the hamlet experiences four distinct seasons. Kerhonkson is located in plant hardiness zone 6a. Snowfall is significant. Kerhonkson is close enough to the Atlantic coast to receive heavy snow from Nor'easters and the hamlet occasionally receives Alberta clippers. Winters can be very cold with fluctuating conditions. Summers in Kerhonkson can contain stretches of excessive heat and humidity.
The closest airport with commercial flights near Kerhonkson will be Stewart International Airport (SWF) in New Windsor, NY (About 35 miles, 1 hour driving time). Next closest will be Albany International Airport (ALB) in Albany (About 87 miles, 1.5 hours driving time). The next choices will be the major airports in the New York City area. Some type of ground transportation to Kerhonkson will be needed to complete your journey.
Stewart International Airport (SWF), 1130 1st Street, New Windsor, NY, ☎ +1 845-838-8200, . Offers daily commercial flights with Delta, Jetblue Airways, and US Airways. A connection to Kerhonkson may be available with Ulster County Area Transit (UCAT).edit
Albany International Airport (ALB), 737 Albany Shaker Road, Albany, NY, ☎ +1 518-242-2200, . Offers daily commercial flights with Cape Air, Delta, Southwest Airlines, United, US Airways.edit
AMTRAK, 41 Main Street, Poughkeepsie, NY, ☎ +1 800-638-7646, . AMTRAK has a train station in Poughkeepsie, about 27 miles East of Kerhonkson and 1 hour driving time. A connection to Kerhonkson may be available with Ulster County Area Transit (UCAT).edit
The easiest and most common way to reach Kerhonkson is by driving an automobile or other road vehicle. US Route 44, US Route 209, and NY State Road 55 all intersect in Kerhonkson. These are generally two lane roads that are also used as local roads. Use caution when traveling these roads, as they are not designed for high speeds.
Shortline-Coach USA, 6337 Route 209 (Sunoco Mart), ☎ +1 800-631-8405, . Shortline Bus Line-Coach USA offers three bus trips daily between Kerhonkson and New York City. Other ground transportation will be needed once inside Kerhonkson.edit
Pine Hill Trailways, New Paltz, ☎ +1 800-776-7548, . Pine Hill Trailways offers several bus trips daily between New York City and New Paltz. Ground transportation will be needed between New Paltz to Kerhonkson. A connection may be available with Ulster County Area Transit (UCAT).edit
Ulster County Area Transit (UCAT), ☎ +1 845-340-3333, . UCAT offers bus service inside Ulster County, and connects Kerhonkson with neighboring towns. UCAT directly serves US Route 209 in Kerhonkson with the "E" Route. Check the website for exact schedule and details.edit
The easiest way to travel around Kerhonkson is by automobile. US Route 44, US Route 209, and NY State Road 55 all intersect in Kerhonkson. Local roads are usually two-lane asphalt or single-lane gravel roads.
Arrowhead Farm, 5941 Route 209, ☎ +1 845-626-7293. Farm tours available in the spring. Maple syrup is sold year-round.edit
Burd Farm, 6611 Route 209, ☎ +1 845-626-7620. Offering a U-Pick farm for pumpkins and strawberries. There is a farm stand with vegetables, flowers, and plants for sale. Hayrides in the Fall.edit
Kelder's Farm, 5755 Route 209, ☎ +1 845-626-7137, . Offering a U-pick farm for various fruits and vegetables. Also a Farmer Market, petting zoo, tours and mini-golf. Home of Chomsky, the giant garden gnome.edit
Sugar Brook Maple Farm, 351 Samsonville Road, ☎ +1 845-626-3466. Farm tours available in the Spring. Maple syrup and products may be purchased year-round.edit
Wightman Fruit Farm, 130 Baker Road, ☎ +1 845-626-5319, . Apple and fruit farm. Offers U-Pick option or buying fruits Farm Market style.edit
The Gunks Guide, 134 Minnewaska Trail, ☎ +1 888-812-0345, . Nick Farley offers his services as a rock climbing guide. Full day and half day guide services offered. AMGA Certified and PCGI Certified for rock climbing.edit
Minnewaska State Park Preserve, 5281 Route 44-55, ☎ +1 845-255-0752, . Visitors can also enjoy hiking, biking, swimming, picnicking, scuba-diving, rock-climbing, boating and viewing the natural scenery. Horseback riding and cross-country ski trails are available as well. Technical Rock Climbing permitted. (Some parts of the park are still rebuilding from Hurricane Irene damage)edit
Catskill Native Nursery, 607 Samsonville Road, ☎ +1 845-626-2758, . 9:30 AM to 6:00 PM; Closed Tues-Wed. Offers 600 species of perennials, herbs, ornamental and fruiting shrubs and trees, water lilies and wetland plants as well as unusual pottery and garden art. Hours may vary seasonally.edit
Old Brick House Antiques, 5858 Route 209, ☎ +1 845-626-5206, . 10am - 6pm; Closed Wednesday. Shop offer antiques, collectibles, and home accents. Americana, art, country, ephemera, furniture, glass, primitive, textiles.edit
P X Express, 5790 Route 209, ☎ +1 845-626-2603. Offers Chinese and Asian cuisine.Prices Low. edit
Q Cafe and Dining Room, 216 Foordmore Road (Soyuzivka), ☎ +1 845-626-5641, . Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Open Daily (Hours adjusted seasonally). Eatery located at the Soyuzivka Estate, offering American and Ukrainian dishes. Major credit cards accepted.Prices Low-Mid. edit
Rainbow Diner, 6132 Route 209, ☎ +1 845-626-4635. Serves American food in a Diner setting.Prices Low. edit
Round Up Corral, 30 Cherrytown Road (Pinegrove Ranch), ☎ +1 845-626-7345, . Breakfast and Dinner, Open daily. A casual family, sit-down restaurant offering American cuisine, Country-Western style. Major credit cards accepted.Prices Low-Mid. edit
Sansui, 400 Granite Road (Hudson Valley Resort & Spa), ☎ +1 845-626-8888, . Serves Asian Fusion cuisine. Located at Hudson Valley Resort & Spa.Mid priced. edit
Tapaderos, 30 Cherrytown Road (Pinegrove Ranch), ☎ +1 845-626-7345, . Lunch and Dinner, Open daily.. A casual eatery offering Italian cuisine. Major credit cards accepted.Prices Low-Mid. edit
Troy's Deli & Pizzeria, 366 Samsonville Road, ☎ +1 845-626-3485. Serves Italian cuisine and pizza. Take out and delivery available.edit
Yang's Kitchen, 6314 Route 209, ☎ +1 845-626-8118. Serves Chinese cuisine. Vegetarian and Take out available.edit
Hudson Valley Resort & Spa, 400 Granite Road, ☎ +1 845-626-8888, . Upscale lodging offering 275 Rooms; meeting space, health spa and fitness center, golf and tennis.edit
Maybrook Lodge, 5728 Route 209, ☎ +1 845-626-9823. Offers 16 studio rooms. Lounge, pool, picnic area, trails. Parking for tour bus available.edit
Pinegrove Dude Ranch and Family Resort, 30 Cherrytown Road, ☎ +1 845-346-4626, . 600-acre ranch offers 120 rooms. Many indoor and outdoor activities on site. Several restaurants available on site.edit
Sky Island Cottage, 367 Main Street, ☎ +1 845-626-3661. Offers a luxury cottage with a view of Rondout Creek.edit
Soyuzivka Ukrainian Estate, 216 Foordmore Road, ☎ +1 845-626-5641, . 400-acre resort offers 87 rooms in various settings; studios and private cabins. Sports and recreation facilities on site include hockey rink, soccer field, swimming pools, tennis courts, and volleyball courts. Restaurant offers Ukrainian food during summer season.edit
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