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The Nest Egg

An old fashioned country store in the heart of the Catskill Mountains

Photo Courtesy of The Nest Egg

The Nest Egg is a small shop on Phoenicia’s Main Street that offers a relaxed shopping and mountain hospitality. The store is packed to the rafters with fun, practical, and hard-to-find merchandise. A visit to The Nest Egg is sure to be a unique shopping experience.


Product lines at The Nest Egg include:

Minnetonka Moccasins – Women’s, men’s, children’s and infants moccasins, slippers and boots. Leather and suede adult hats

Lazy One Pajamas – Soft cotton pj’s for all with great outdoor designs

Games including Camp, a game for all ages, Earthopoly, a new twist on monopoly, and all the classics in tin containers such as chess, checkers, dominoes, cribbage, bingo and more

Local Books – Hiking, waterfalls, biking, trees, birds, railroads, edible plants, local history

Melissa & Doug – Puzzles and crafts for the kids

Leanin’ Tree Cards

Wheeler Jewelry

Blue Bird Soaps and Candles

Homemade Fudge

The Nest Egg started making their own fudge at The Phoenicia Fudge Factory on April 15th, 2011. They are always coming up with twists on a current recipe or creating an entirely new recipe altogether. Fudge flavors include chocolate, chocolate walnut, cappuccino, dark chocolate, red velvet, vanilla, mint/chocolate, butter pecan, dark chocolate/raspberry swirl, dulce de leche and peanut butter/chocolate. Additionally, The Nest Egg makes seasonal flavors including apple pie, pumpkin pie, cherry cordial, chocolate/cherry walnut, candy cane and many more. Don’t miss out on the current fudge special: buy 1lb of fudge, get a 1/2lb FREE!

“This is probably the best Country Store I’ve been to, they really have a great variety. Their fudge, which we got to sample, was amazing and I got some for my Father for the holidays.”

—Sandra M., Yelp

Take Amtrak to The Nest Egg

Visit The Nest Egg via Amtrak to Poughkeepsie Station—Don’t forget to use the See New York and Save 15% discount!

Get picked up from Poughkeepsie Station and taken to your reserved NYTRAIN Enterprise Rent-a-Car. Click here to reserve your car or call the Poughkeepsie office today at: (845) 485-2222.