Woodstock (New York)

Woodstock is a town in Ulster County, New York.

Understand

This is arguably the most famous small town in the world, associated with the festival that was originally supposed to be here, but was actually held 65 miles away. It has been a center for the arts for a full century, and even the police cars have a logo that says "Colony of the Arts."

Woodstock, at an altitude of 520 feet, sits among the Catskill mountains, and is a picturesque village without a single traffic light, whose shops largely cater to tourists and spread out only along a few blocks. Weekends and especially summer weekends find it crowded with visitors, while hippy-types play drums continuously in the village green. Actual year round residents number only 5,000 -- and this includes outlying hamlets such as Lake Hill and Willow, all of which are beautifully unpolluted and tranquil.

Get in

By car
By bus
Frequent daily buses North from New York City and South from Oneonta.
By train

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Routes through Woodstock

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