Best Fest To Bring Your Outdoor Gear
Who's performing: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Steve Miller Band, The String Cheese Incident
Where & When: Hunter, NY; June 16-18
Why you should go: On the slopes of Hunter Mountain Ski Resort, about 20 minutes from the legendary Woodstock, this three-day fest has a lineup that celebrates the nostalgia of the region but also features some great new indie talent like White Denim, Gary Clark Jr., and Shovels & Rope. Go for the full hippie experience by camping out all weekend. Bonus: You’re in the Catskills, where activities like mountain biking, hiking, fly-fishing, and zip lining are abundant.