Ulster County is about 90 minutes north of New York City, an hour south of Albany, and 3.5 hours from both Boston and Philadelphia. Come here to leave your big-city worries behind.

You can reach Ulster County by Trailways bus, by car via the New York Thruway and other major roads on both sides of the Hudson, and by Amtrak or MTA Metro-North Railroad Hudson Line just east of the Hudson in Poughkeepsie. Or you can fly into one of our five airports.

Our Location

One and a half hours north of New York City, Ulster County sits in the heart of New York’s fertile Hudson Valley, with the Hudson River on its eastern edge. Within its 1,161 square miles lies the Catskill Park and Forest Preserve, where there are more than a quarter million acres of forever-wild woodlands.

Map of Ulster County, NY

How to Get Around


Albany International Airport (ALB)
737 Albany-Shaker Road
Albany, NY 12211
(518) 242-2200

Joseph Y. Resnick Airport (N89)
Off Route 209
Ellenville, NY 12428
(845) 647-6570 ext. 6

Kingston-Ulster Airport (2ON)
1511 Flatbush Road
Kingston, NY 12401
(845) 336-8401

Stewart International Airport (SWF)
1180 First St.
New Windsor, NY 12553
(845) 838-8200

Wallkill Airport
857 Plaines Road
Wallkill, NY 12589
(845) 255-4033

Taxis & Rideshares

Abe’s Taxi Service
73 Center St.
Ellenville, NY 12428
(845) 647-5656

Accord/Kerhonkson Taxi-Limo Service
P.O. Box 12
Kerhonkson, NY 12446
(845) 626-9620

Grab A Cab
75 Clarendon Ave.
Kingston, NY 12401
(845) 331-7700

Kingston Kabs
440 Route 28
Kingston, NY 12401
(845) 331-8294


New Paltz Taxi
139 Main St.
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845) 255-1550


Woodstock Transportation
P.O. Box 562
Woodstock, NY 12498
(845) 679-7766

Car Rentals

Enterprise Rent-A-Car
1051 Ulster Ave.
Kingston, NY 12401

Hertz Rent-A-Car
790 Ulster Ave.
Kingston, NY 12401
(845) 338-6929

Sensible Car Rental
518 Albany Ave.
Kingston, NY 12401
(845) 338-5900

Buses & Public Transportation

Adirondack Trailways / Pine Hill Trailways
400 Washington Ave.
Kingston, NY 12401
(800) 858-8555

(800) 872-7245

CiTiBus (City of Kingston Bus Service)
17 Hoffman St.
Kingston, NY 12401
(845) 331-3725

MTA Metro-North Railroad Hudson Line to Poughkeepsie
41 Main St.
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
Dial 511 and follow prompts

UCAT (Ulster County Area Transit)
One Danny Circle
Kingston, NY 12401
(888) 827-8228
(845) 334-8458
(845) 340-3333

Electric Vehicles

Ulster County has the largest network of municipal electric vehicle (EV) charging stations in the state of New York. All municipal stations are free to use, courtesy of the Ulster County Chamber of Commerce.

That’s not all: Additional EV charging stations are located at the Mohonk Mountain House in New Paltz, Buttermilk Falls Inn & Spa in Milton, Tuthilltown Spirit Distillery in Gardiner, Emerson Resort & Spa in Mount Tremper, Hampton Inn by Hilton and the SUNY New Paltz campus.

If you don’t own an electric vehicle yourself, contact one of the local car rental companies above, and ask about EV rentals.

Pro tip: Go to PlugShare.com and type “Ulster County” into the search bar to find a nearby charging station.

Have questions about Ulster County? We have answers.

Plan Your Visit

Get lost on purpose in this beautiful, historic and soulful area in the heart of the Hudson Valley.

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Things to Do

Choose from thrilling outdoor adventures, relaxing spa retreats, fruitful shopping excursions, or eclectic arts and culture activities.

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Enjoy happenings as diverse as the mountains, valleys, streams and rivers that dot our 250,000-acre landscape.

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Where to Stay

Posh hotels, retro-inspired inns, tricked-out cabins and cozy B&Bs are just some of the lodging options.

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Places to Eat & Drink

Find an abundance of fine restaurants, acclaimed chefs, hand-crafted beer and wine, and award-winning spirits.

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Hang Around Our Towns

Quaint shops, local eats, breathtaking views, rich history — find all of this and more in our vibrant communities.

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