2 hour drive from midtown Manhattan: Head north on NY 9A/ West Side Highway to George Washington Bridge. Cross GW bridge and take exit 74 just on other side of bridge to Palisades Parkway. Head north on the Palisades for 18.6 miles to exit 9W onto I-87 West. Follow I-87 for 55 miles to exit 18 for New Paltz. Turn left at the light onto NY-299W/ Main St. Continue straight through town and over the bridge following 299W for 7 miles. After the exit turn right onto NY-55W/US-44E and continue for approximately 10 miles. You’ll drive through the Mohonk Preserve, over the Shawangunk Mountains and pass through Minnewaska State Park on your way. Turn right at stop light onto Route 209. Turn left onto County Rd 3/ Samsonville Rd. Follow Co Rd 3 for 3 miles and turn left onto Waterfalls Rd. Turn right onto the private drive, Trout Creek Rd, into Waterfalls Properties.
12 minutes to restaurants and shops in High Falls and Stone Ridge: From Waterfalls Properties turn left out of the private drive and right onto Co Rd 3 to Route 209. Turn left onto Route 209 heading north and follow for 9 miles. Turn right onto NY 213 and drive over the Rondout Creek into High Falls or continue north on Route 209 for 1 more mile into Stone Ridge.