If you live in the NYC / NJ area and want to explore or hike then I recommend Kaaterskill Falls in the Catskill Mountains. The waterfalls are two stage and very impressive. The trail is about 2 hours from NYC and is a perfect day trip. We got there around noon and hiked the half mile to the waterfalls. There are several viewpoints after a steep climb. The first one is of both waterfalls and has some cool perspectives. After…