At Esopus Bend Nature Preserve, you can let go of all of the stresses and hassles of the nine-to-five. Take a short walk, enjoy the fresh air and watch the birds flying overhead. Your body will thank you for it later.
To get there, make your way approximately 40 miles (64 kilometers) from the state capital, Albany, to Kingston.
If you're planning to go as far as Esopus Bend Nature Preserve, you may want to book a room that's nearby. You'll be able to find 5 hotels and other accommodations within 2 miles (3 kilometers). Lots of visitors have had good experiences at the Howard Johnson Inn - Saugerties, 2 miles (3 kilometers) away, the Comfort Inn Saugerties, 2 miles (3 kilometers) away, and the Wenton Motel, 0.7 miles (1.1 kilometer) away.
The Rip Van Winkle Campgrounds, 3 miles (5 kilometers) away, is a solid solution for tourists that appreciate a good deal.
If your sightseeing has left you more than a little bit peckish, go to China Wok (9 Simmons Plaza, Saugerties). It's only 0.6 miles (1.0 kilometer) away.