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Columbia County NY Sports & Outdoor Activities

 As the local experts in Upstate NY real estate we love sharing the small businesses, organizations and events that make each of the towns and villages we work in unique, wonderful places to live. We know (because we live here) that choosing a home in The Catskills and Hudson Valley is just as much about the lifestyle it affords as the finishes and square footage. Enjoy our list and feel free to contact us with any questions!




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Things To Do In Columbia County, NY


Looking for Columbia County places to stay for overflow guests? In-town historic & country-rustic, mountain cabins & riverside mansions… Columbia County lodging means many options! 

Sports & Outdoor Activities

From river sailing to pond fishing, swimming at a state park or skiing down a mountain, biking, hiking, kayaking, tennis, Columbia County outdoors promises lots of fun & excitement! 

Arts & Entertainment

Columbia County culture means everything you’d find in the city with less—or no—ambient noise! Music, dance, art, theater, literature: Find all that & more in lovely Columbia County! 

Farms & Markets

Farming has sustained the people of Columbia County for over 400 years! From West Lebanon to Ancramdale, Columbia County farms still thrive, producing beautiful, fresh produce, meats and cheeses.


Find great food in Columbia County! Bartlett House in Ghent or Le Perche, Hudson; Pico de Gayo in Stuyvesant or Saisonnier, Kinderhook; Crossroads, Hillsdale, or Gaskins, Germantown. 

Fitness & Lifestyle

Between the Catskills & Berkshires, Columbia County lifestyle rejuvenates: river trails, rail trails, outdoor aerobics classes or deep-breathing during a spa treatment.


When you’re shopping in Columbia County you’ll find the meticulously hand-made & artistic and utilitarian, farm goods & studio works, rare antiques & new couture.  


From avant-garde architecture to historic river mansions, sculpture parks to museums, covered bridges to conservation areas, there’s a lot to see in the Columbia County landscape! 

There's so much to do in Columbia County, NY - it can be hard to decide! Contact one of our Local Experts at Village Green Realty. We'd love to give you our recommendation on the best things to do in Columbia County.


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