Why Ulster County?

By: Lou Lynch

That time of year is coming when people begin to seriously think about relocation. The spring is a great time to make that move that you have been planning. Of course by now its likely that you have chosen your new home location, however, if you are still open to options, why not consider Ulster County?

Ulster County is one of the most beautiful areas in the state of New York and is an areas possessed of a rich and vibrant history that stretches back to the birth of this country. Ulster Country is a haven for those interested in the history of New York. New Paltz is one of the oldest communities in America and is still home to a traditional Huguenot District and houses the oldest street in America. This historic town also houses many quaint and interesting shops and sites of historical note.

Ulster County is also known for its amazing scenery. The beautiful Catskill Mountains set a striking contrast against the Hudson River that winds its way through the state. This river provides an excellent selection of recreational activities during the warmer seasons including boating of all kinds, numerous water sports and a great selection of fishing. during the winter months, these same mountains feature excellent skiing, both cross-country and downhill as well as snowboarding, even ice climbing if you are the adventurous sort. Ulster County really has something for everyone.

Ulster County is comprised of 20 distinct and beautiful towns that play host to beautiful homes both new and historic. Also located in Ulster County is the original capital of New York State, Kingston. Kingston is also the major shopping district within the county, featuring stores of every description and a lively culinary scene. There is no other place quite like Ulster County, with a excellent education systems and great services and amenities for residents, its a place that anyone can truly call home.

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