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The Catskills are the perfect place for a beautiful and adventurous weekend getaway. The area flourishes during the springtime, when visitors flock here for a variety of outdoor recreational opportunities — hiking, whitewater rafting, off-road adventures with Monticello Motor Club and fly-fishing, to name a few. Resorts World Catskills Casino Resort, the closest casino resort to New York City, is also popular among travelers. The luxury 18-story hotel is home to 100,000 square feet of Las Vegas-style gaming, New York State’s only Top Golf Swing Suite, the relaxing Crystal Life Spa, a spacious pool and 10 bar and restaurant experiences.