Getting to Know: Pawling, NY
Enjoying prime real estate in the foothills of the Berkshires and in the storied Harlem Valley, Pawling was originally settled by Quakers by 1750 and was established as a town in 1788.
Thinking of a vacation rental in New York? From your Pawling-area vacation rental, youíll be about 90 minutes from New York City, and about two hours from the Catskills. Traveling west, youíll come to Poughkeepsie and the Hudson River in half an hourís time; going east, itís only half an hour to Waterbury, Connecticut.
Aside from rich history, beautiful scenery, and convenient location, what does Pawling offer visitors? Quite a bit for a town of its size. For a start, thereís the United Statesí oldest municipally-owned golf course. Thereís tennis courts and 300 acres of parkland, plus lakes and a section of the Appalachian Trail to draw outdoors enthusiasts. Lovers of local celebrations will be interested in the community theatre and Pawlingís Firemanís Parade; lovers of music and fine arts will enjoy the chamber music concerts.
Pawling is just one more New York town that offers both small-town charm and the convenience of a metropolis in driving distance. Itís great for a weekend away or a monthís vacation - or anything in between!