The beautiful, castle-like home of Gifford Pinchot, the founder of the US Forest service. The mansion is surrounded by carefully planned gardens and forests. See their website:
Most weekends there is great live music and dancing at The Dancing Cat, about 25 minutes from us. See their website:
The Dancing Cat
A world-class arts venue on the site of the original Woodstock music festival. There is a wonderful museum. Travel is about 30 minutes (but there can be heavy traffic just before major events). See their website:
Our fabulous summer stock theater, less than 15 minutes away. Weekend cabarets.