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Scribner’s Catskill Lodge

Checking In: Scribner's Catskill Lodge
photo via www.scribnerslodge.com

Over July 4, I checked into Scribner’s Catskill Lodge with my mom & sis for some R&R and 1-month out wedding planning. Set at the base of Hunter Mountain, we drank cider, enjoyed some serious sunsets and poured over seating charts in the hotel’s expertly designed living spaces – complete with mid-century leather sling chairs, a fire that was always burning, and book shelves that could have kept me there for days.

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Vintage rugs, woven wall hangings and high-design light fixtures make for enviable, inspirational design that's right up my alley...
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interior images via www.scribnerslodge.com
The outdoor decks make the perfect gathering spaces and I love that there was a fire always going - even in July. We planned my wedding over bottles of wine and in front of majestic sunsets
Scribner's Catskill Lodge
porch image via www.scribnerslodge.com

The perfect atmosphere at Scribner’s (I loved the complimentary yoga classes) was matched by great food at the hotel’s restaurant, Prospect. Local cuisine with a view of the mountain? Check.

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image via www.scribnersprospect.com

While upstate we made a pitstop at Ron Sharkey’s Antique Barn in High Falls and at one of my favorites, Kabinett and Kammer in Andes. At Ron’s I picked up a vintage picnic basket, which we used to hold all the cutlery at the Friday night welcome dinner for our wedding:

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i always find great things at the antique barn in high falls
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cool curiosities at kabinett & kammer in andes
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the vintage picnic basket i picked up for my wedding cutlery!
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enviable interiors at kabinett & kammer

While in Andes we stopped in at Wayside Cider for delicious drinks and bites… The setting is pretty perfect too, complete with a beautiful dark green bar lit with antique lights. From there it’s a 15 minute drive to Bushland Eating House, which might just be my favorite food in the Catskills (and that’s saying something!)

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sis and mom looking good in andes
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wayside cider aka heaven
My carrots at Brushland tasted like they'd been picked 5 minutes before, the service was perfect, and the scene lively... I can't wait to return.
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the carrots at bushland eating house were so good i had to take a picture
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bottles of cider adorn the bar at wayside

Scribner’s, Thank you for the best mid-summer respite. We can’t wait to return! Till then, a few items to get you in an Upstate state of mind:

XX,
LF