Fun Facts about The Catskills:
- The Catskills are sometimes referred to as "The Borscht belt” for large number of Jewish vacationers.
- The "Christmas Tree" was born in 1851 when Catskill Farmer Mark Carr hauled two ox sleds of evergreens into New York City and sold them all.
- Approximately 2,000 black bears inhabit the Catskills.
- The original Woodstock Music and Art Fair took place in Bethel just 43 miles southwest of the town Woodstock. Groovy...