Kingston Attractions

While you are visiting the Catskill Mountain Railroad in Kingston, New York, there are many other great things to see and do while you’re here! Historic Kingston is also home to many great restaurants and family activities as well. Here are just a few you might want to consider.

The Catskill Mountain Railroad offers these attractions as suggestions only, and is in no way affiliated with the businesses and services listed below. Many attractions are seasonal in nature, please check individual listings to confirm times and dates of operation.



Trolley Museum of New York
89 East Strand – Take a ride to Kingston Point over former Ulster & Delaware rails and learn about the history of trolley transportation in America.

Hudson River Maritime Museum
50 Rondout Landing – Indoor and outdoor exhibits preserving the maritime history of the Hudson River and the industries that developed around it.

Senate House State Historic Site
296 Fair Street – Amidst the turmoil of 1777, New York’s first Senate met in this simple stone house that has been preserved as a museum.

Friends of Historic Kingston Museum
63 Main Street – Home of the Fred J. Johson Museum, Historic Kingston Museum, and Stockade District Walking Tours.

Saugerties Lighthouse
168 Lighhouse Drive, Saugerties – Built in 1869 at the mouth of the Esopus Creek, offering overnight accommodations, public tours and special events.



Savona’s Plaza Pizza 
Kingston Plaza – Mouth-watering pizza, wings, calzones, wraps, subs, and Italian dinners and salads.

Savona’s Trattoria 
11 Broadway – A casual-styled Italian restaurant, located in the old Opera House on the Kingston waterfront.

Picnic Pizza & Family Restaurant (845) 331-3000
501 Washington Ave – Traditional wood-fired pizza oven and Italian specialties.

Frank Guido’s Little Italy (845) 340-1682 – Family Style Dining in the heart of Kingston
14 Thomas Street – Our specialty is to serve family style and our dishes are meant to be shared

Olympic Diner (845) 331-2280
620 Washington Ave – Open 24 hours for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Christina’s Restaurant 
812 Ulster Ave – Homemade Italian favorites for lunch and dinner.

Boice Bros. Dairy (845) 338-3506
36 Oneill Street – Great ice cream and dairy-fresh milk, butter, and more!

Mickey’s Igloo II (845) 331-8798
193 Hurley Ave – Fun food and ice cream.

Jane’s Ice Cream
307 Wall Street – Handmade in the Hudson Valley!

Armadillo Bar & Grill
97 Abeel Street – Southwestern and Mexican cuisine with a Nuevo Latino twist.

Hoffman House
94 North Front Street – Continental fare offered in a restored 1679 Dutch farmhouse.

Ship to Shore Steak & Seafood
15 West Strand – An intimate American bistro located in a historic 1870s storefront.

Deising’s Bakery & Restaurant
111 North Front Street – An award-winning restaurant and bakery.

Santa Fe Uptown 
11 Main Street – An authentic Mexican restaurant with a lively and festive atmosphere.

Kyoto Sushi & Japanese Cuisine
337 Washington Ave. – Authentic Japanese cuisine, sushi, sashimi, teriyaki and tempura.



Best Western Plus – Kingston
503 Washington Ave. – The Best Western Plus has a special room rate for Catskill Mountain Railroad passengers.

Hampton Inn – Kingston
1307 Ulster Ave. – Microwave, refrigerator and coffee maker in every guest room.

Rondout Inn
79 Broadway – Peaceful accommodations in an 1820s building near the waterfront.

Schwartz’s Inn
70 North Front Street – Located in the historic Stockade District.

The Stone House
476 Old Route 209, Hurley – Unique accommodations in the historic Cornelius Kool House.



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