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Callicoon is a charming old town or "hamlet" located in the beautiful Catskill Mountains along the Delaware River. The community dates back to the 1600s when Dutch settlers traveling west from the Hudson Valley settled here. The early people found an area of beautiful surroundings - mountains, forests, rivers and fields - and also an abundance of turkey, which is how the town got its' interesting name. They marked this location on their maps as Kollikoonkill, meaning Wild Turkey Creek. Today, visitors are still drawn to the area for its' pristine beauty and abundance of recreational opportunities. Although the historical town dates back more than 300 years, there are very few buildings dating before 1888 when a devastating fire destroyed most of the town. However there are lots of turn-of-the-century and mid-century buildings, including the picturesque Callicoon Theater, built in 1948, which remains exactly as it was built half a century ago. The nearby Delaware River provides activities such as canoeing, fishing, boating, rafting and tubing. Other sports include tennis, golf, birding, hiking, skiing and wildlife viewing. Callicoon holds a weekly Farmer's Market on Sundays, May through October at the Callicoon Creek Park, and an annual Street Fair, usually held in July, as well as numerous other community events throughout the year.

Surrounding areas: Narrowsburg, New York (10.9 mi), Bethel, New York (11.2 mi), Roscoe, New York (13.9 mi), Livingston Manor, New York (14.9 mi), Liberty, New York (16.3 mi), Hancock, New York (17.4 mi), Eldred, New York (18.8 mi)

Callicoon Vacation Rentals




Callicoon Hotels and Resorts

 
Hotels & Motels
Tennanah Lake Golf And Tennis ClubRoscoe Hankins RdRoscoe, NY13.8 mi.(607) 498-4588
Swan Lake Golf & Tennis ResortSwan Lake, NY14.5 mi.(845) 292-0783
Twin Swan Lake MotelSwan Lake, NY14.5 mi.(845) 292-5323
Days Inn Of LibertyRt 17Liberty, NY16.3 mi.(845) 292-7600
Liberty Motel204 S Main StLiberty, NY16.4 mi.(845) 292-7272
Fife & Drum Motor Inn100 Ter StHonesdale, PA16.7 mi.(570) 253-1392
Smith's Colonial Motel23085 St Hwy 97Hancock, NY17.3 mi.(607) 637-2989
Best Western Monticello21 Raceway RD& Rt 17BMonticello, NY20.5 mi.(845) 796-4000
Gresham's Lakeview MotelHC 6Hawley, PA21.0 mi.(570) 226-4621
Settlers Inn LTDFour Main AveHawley, PA21.0 mi.(570) 226-2993
Silver BirchesHC 6 Box 6275Hawley, PA21.0 mi.(570) 226-4388
Stone Bridge Inn & RestaurantRR 3 Box 3112Union Dale, PA22.6 mi.(570) 679-9200
Howard MTN Motor Lodge106 Rock HL DrRock Hill, NY25.7 mi.(845) 796-3000
Comfort Inn117 Twin Rocks RdLake Ariel, PA27.3 mi.(570) 689-4148
Frost Valley Ymca2000 Frost Valley RdClaryville, NY28.4 mi.(845) 985-2291
Crown Motel80 Liberty StWalton, NY28.4 mi.(607) 865-7167
 
Bed & Breakfast
Lanza's A Country Inn839 Shandelee RdLivingston Manor, NY12.6 mi.(845) 439-5070

Callicoon Weather & Climate

The Catskill Mountains  has a climate with many variations depending on the elevation. There is a totally different winter in the mountains and the higher plateaus over 1,000 feet. There, the grip of winter is strong and steady, and above freezing temperatures are less common. Average January temperatures are three to four degrees colder at elevations from one to two thousand feet and over seven degrees colder at elevations above two thousand feet. Snowfall is fairly uniform during the month of January in the Catskills. The third week of July is generally the hottest time of the year in the Catskills, and rainfall during the warm months is usually confined to a few days rather than spread throughout the month. September has warm days, cool nights and fog at dawn over the Hudson valley. By October the hills are a kaleidoscope of color, and the first hard freeze is usually at the end of October.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 30°F 11°F 4.39 in. -
February 33°F 13°F 3.35 in. -
March 42°F 21°F 4.54 in. -
April 54°F 32°F 4.50 in. -
May 66°F 42°F 4.87 in. -
June 74°F 51°F 3.88 in. -
July 79°F 56°F 4.57 in. -
August 77°F 54°F 4.38 in. -
September 69°F 46°F 4.77 in. -
October 58°F 35°F 4.11 in. -
November 46°F 28°F 4.52 in. -
December 34°F 17°F 4.27 in. -

Callicoon Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Sullivan County International airport (MSV) located about 14 miles southeast of Callicoon in Monticello, New York, the Wilkes Barre Scranton International airport (AVP) located approximately 45 miles southwest of Callicoon in Wilkes - Barre / Scranton, Pennsylvania, the Stewart International airport (SWF) located roughly 52 miles southeast of Callicoon in Newburgh, New York, and finally Greater Binghamton Edwin A Link Field (BGM) located around 56 miles northwest of Callicoon in Binghamton, New York.

Callicoon Attractions

 
Amusement and Theme Parks
Pocono Play ParkBartonsvillePA53.3 mi.
Land Of Make BelieveHopeNJ59.3 mi.
JeepersWest NyackNY71.6 mi.
Bushkill ParkEastonPA74.9 mi.
Dorney ParkAllentownPA83.1 mi.
Bowcraft Amusement ParkScotch PlainsNJ84.2 mi.
Glen Island ParkNew RochelleNY88.7 mi.
Playland ParkRyeNY89.6 mi.
 
Water Parks
Carousel Water & Fun ParkBeach LakePA12.3 mi.
Alpine Slide at CamelbackTannersvillePA51.8 mi.
Splash Down ParkFishkillNY61.9 mi.
Zoom Flume Water ParkDurhamNY63.1 mi.
Dorney Park & Whitewater KingdomAllentownPA83.1 mi.
Song Mountain Alpine SlideTullyNY89.3 mi.
Sesame PlaceLanghornePA110.2 mi.
Water WorldPhoenixvillePA115.5 mi.
 
Golf Courses
Island Glen Country ClubBethelNY11.4 mi.
Tennanah Lake Golf & Tennis ClubRoscoeNY13.9 mi.
Twin Village Golf ClubRoscoeNY13.9 mi.
Swan Lake Golf & Country ClubSwan LakeNY14.9 mi.
Sullivan County Golf & Country ClubLibertyNY16.6 mi.
Hancock Golf & Country ClubHancockNY17.4 mi.
Lake Lorain Golf ClubPoyntellePA19.0 mi.
Lochmor Golf CourseLoch SheldrakeNY21.1 mi.
Cricket Hill Golf ClubHawleyPA21.4 mi.
Panorama Golf CourseForest CityPA22.2 mi.
Tarry Brae Golf CourseSouth FallsburgNY22.3 mi.
Red Maples Golf CourseSouth CanaanPA25.8 mi.
Skyline Public Golf CourseCarbondalePA26.5 mi.
Jerry Parker Scranton Municipal Golf CourseLake ArielPA27.4 mi.
 
Ski Areas
Mount ToneLake ComoPA15.5 mi.
Holiday MountainMonticelloNY20.5 mi.
Elk MountainUnion DalePA22.6 mi.
TanglewoodTaftonPA25.8 mi.
Belleayre MoutainHighmountNY39.2 mi.
Shawnee MountainDelawarePA42.5 mi.
Ski PlattekillRoxburyNY43.9 mi.
Scotch ValleyStamfordNY49.8 mi.
Alpine MountainAnalominkPA50.1 mi.
Mount PeterWarwickNY50.5 mi.
CamelbackTannersvillePA51.8 mi.
Hunter MountainHunterNY53.1 mi.
Ski WindhamWindhamNY55.8 mi.
CraigmeurNewfoundlandNJ59.3 mi.
Big BirchPattersonNY77.0 mi.
Thunder RidgePattersonNY77.0 mi.
CatamountHillsdaleNY83.7 mi.
Shu-maker MountainLittle FallsNY88.9 mi.
Mohawk MountainCornwallCT89.2 mi.
Doe MountainMacungiePA90.2 mi.
 
State Parks
Prompton State ParkPA18.1 mi. 
Archbald Pothole State ParkPA31.0 mi. 
Promised Land State ParkPA32.2 mi. 
George W Childs State ParkPA37.8 mi. 
High Point State ParkNJ38.0 mi. 
Catskill State ParkNY38.2 mi. 
 
Museums
Houdini MuseumScrantonPA39.8 mi.(History)
Hanford Mills MuseumEast MeredithNY46.1 mi.(History)
Pocono Indian MuseumBushkillPA46.6 mi.(History)
Roberson Museum and Science CenterBinghamtonNY49.8 mi.(Multidisciplinary)
Roberson Museum & Science CenterBinghamtonNY49.8 mi.(Art)
Bruderhof MuseumRiftonNY52.8 mi.(History)
Klyne Esopus Historical Society MuseumUlster ParkNY56.0 mi.(History)
Gomez Mill HouseMarlboroNY57.2 mi.(History)
 
Zoos and Aquariums
Ross Park ZooBinghamtonNY49.8 mi.
Trevor ZooMillbrookNY70.3 mi.
Bergen County Zoological ParkParamusNJ76.3 mi.
Bronx Zoo/Wildlife Conservation ParkBronxNY88.5 mi.
Central Park Wildlife CenterNew YorkNY90.9 mi.
Utica ZooUticaNY92.7 mi.
Queens Wildlife CenterFlushingNY94.5 mi.
New York AquariumBrooklynNY95.9 mi.
Prospect Park Wildlife CenterBrooklynNY95.9 mi.
Staten Island ZooStaten IslandNY95.9 mi.
Beardsley Zoological GardensBridgeportCT104.5 mi.
Burnet Park ZooSyracuseNY104.6 mi.
Clyde Peeling's Reptiland Ltd.AllenwoodPA105.6 mi.


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