Captain Schoonmaker's

Bed and Breakfast

Things To Do

Things to Do - Captain Schoonmaker's

Explore The Area

This historic inn is located in the beautiful Hudson Valley between the Catskill and Shawangunk Mountains. The area offers miles of beautiful hiking trails, fishing, wineries, Local Farm Stands, Antiques & Shops golf, biking, rock climbing, and dozens of fabulous restaurants.


  • The Rosendale Cafe An eclectic range of live musical acts & vegetarian fare in a vintage building with a '60s vibe.
  • Bywater Bistro
    Warm find for inventive, area-sourced New American dishes & cocktails in artsy digs with a garden.
  • The 1850 House                                                                                            The Tavern at The 1850 House is a genuine piece of Rosendale's history with a laid-back atmosphere  
  • Matsu                                                                                                            Japanese restaurant & sushi bar with a cozy atmosphere overlooking the Rondout Creek.
  • The Big Cheese                                                                                          Quaint supermarket, all-day deli & coffee bar selling imported cheeses & other gourmet foodstuffs.

Shopping, Spas, and Antiques

  • Jenkinstown Antiques
    Offering country, and formal, furniture, fine art, and accessories. Located in the historic Hudson Valley township of New Paltz, New York.
  • Nectar
    With treasures sourced from around the globe, Nectar houses Fair Trade items that support wonderful community projects and women’s cooperatives. Conscious of their environmental impact, most of the furniture and gifts are made from reclaimed and “green” materials.
  • Green Cottage
    The Green Cottage in High Falls NY is an award winning florist, jewelry store, gift shop, silversmith, and goldsmith offering wedding flowers, floral arrangements, and more!

Historical Destinations

  • The D&H Canal Historical Society and Museum
    The mission of the D&H Canal Historical Society is to preserve, protect and perpetuate the unique history of the Delaware & Hudson Canal.
  • Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site
    Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site, located in Hyde Park, New York, is one of America's premier examples of the country palaces built by wealthy industrialists during the Gilded Age.
  • Hudson River Maritime Museum
    Located at 50 Rondout Landing at the foot of Broadway in Kingston, New York, USA, along Rondout Creek in the city's old waterfront, just east of the John T. Loughran Bridge. Its collections are devoted to the history of shipping, boating and industry on the Hudson and its tributaries, such as the Rondout, where Kingston grew prosperous early in the 19th century as the northern end of the Delaware and Hudson Canal. The city was the busiest port between New York City and Albany.

Outdoor Activities

  • Minnewaska State Park
    The Minnewaska State Park Preserve is a 21,106 acre preserve located on the Shawangunk Ridge in Ulster County, New York on US 44/NY 55, five miles east of New York State Route 299. The park is managed by the Palisades Interstate Park Commission.
  • Mohonk Preserve
    Mohonk Preserve is New York State's largest visitor- and member-supported nature preserve with 165,000 annual visitors and 8,000 protected acres of cliffs, forests, fields, ponds and streams.
  • Favata's TRT Bicycles
    Favatas Table Rock is a place cyclists can congregate to share experiences, find riding buddies, watch races, get expert repairs and proper bike fittings, and check out the latest technology in the sport.
  • Wallkill Valley Land Trust
    The Wallkill Valley Land Trust, a not-for-profit organization, was founded to preserve land for the future of southern Ulster County. Part of this work is our commitment to connecting community to the land. In collaboration with willing landowners, WVLT preserves water quality, working farms and farmland, significant habitat, and scenic views.
  • Storm King Art Center
    Storm King Art Center, commonly referred to as Storm King and named after its proximity to Storm King Mountain, is an open-air museum located in Mountainville, New York.