2 1/2 Hours From NYC. Columbia County peace and quiet. This amazing site is the perfect spot for a unique getaway. Come enjoy exploring the beautiful cornfield the site sits in. Even the ponds are stocked with fish and provide the perfect intro to teaching anyone how to fish! See full description of the local attractions, including local farm stands, orchards, dining, galleries, nature preserves and historical sites, in the Photo section. Can't wait to see you out there soon.