Vacation Rentals in the Windham Area
On a map, Windham is comfortably nestled in the Catskills, just far enough away from civilization to be restful and not so far away to be inconvenient. Itís a great place to rent a vacation home or cabin, being within driving distance to both Albany (55 miles to the north) and New York City (about 140 miles, depending which borough you call home).
What to Do in Windham: Windham Mountain is a self-declared ďalpine lifestyleĒ resort. In other words, you can ski to your heartís content. And while it isnít the Rockies, Windham Mountain offers the following not-too-shabby numbers for skiers to crunch:
An elevation of 3,100 feet, with a vertical rise of 1,600 feet.
A total of 49 trails, 5 terrain parks, and over 260 ski-able acres.
The longest slope is 12,500 feet; makes you glad there are 10 lifts to help you get back up the hill again.
Just in case your thirst for skiing remains unquenched, youíll be glad to know that two Catskills ski resorts are within an easy drive from your Windham area vacation rental. Itís 10 miles to Hunter Mountain and 30 miles to Belleayre Mountain. If a skiing vacation is on your mind, consider renting a house or cottage here.