The Poconos is home to a wide variety of fabulous fare. Fine dining, quaint cafes, country diners, chain restaurants and fast food. You're sure to find something to suit everyone's taste!
SKI & SNOW ACTIVITIES
Ski and snowboard on over 185 slopes and trails, from steep expert slopes with challenging moguls, moderate trails for intermediates to cruise and gentle confidence building beginner hills for learning, to awesome terrain parks. Snow tubing is the easiest way to have fun sliding down a snowy 200-foot vertical drop in the Pocono Mountains.
Pack a lunch and travel around countless mountains, ravines and untouched wilderness. Listen to the birds as you float along the river. Bike through the gorge or navigate some single track. Feel your adrenaline rush as you raft down the rapids. Hike into nearly unexplored territory and discover tumbling waterfalls. Experience the wonder of a clear-bottom kayak. Test your lure as you catch largemouth bass, rainbow trout, walleye and countless other fish.
Take a boat tour on Lake Wallenpaupack, the third largest man-made lake located entirely in Pennsylvania. The adventurous can take to the rivers and ride the waves while whitewater rafting or kayaking. Families will have fun in the beautiful outdoors tubing, canoeing, or kayaking. Whatever your pleasure, indulge in a memorable day of sun and fun on Pocono lakes, streams and rivers.
Excitement is everywhere and frequent progressive jackpots are always in season. Play everything from penny slots to $100 games. Choose from progressive slots, themed video slots, electronic table games and more.
NASCAR & Racing
Feel the rumble and hear the roar of the engines around Pocono Raceway, the famous "tricky-triangle". Or join the Friday night fun at Snydersville Raceway, an 1/8 mile dirt track!
It's the lure of great fishing in an awe-inspiring setting that brings more fishing enthusiasts back to the Pocono Mountains each year. If you enjoy fishing then you will love casting into the thousands of acres of lakes and hundreds of miles of streams at these fishing locations or pay lakes, at our national, state and local parks or when being assisted by a guide service.
The Pocono Mountains is a golfer’s paradise. Numerous golf courses can be found here, from small private clubs and practice areas to sprawling resort systems designed by the greats. The varied landscape ensures plenty of challenges, and the scenery never disappoints.
Some enjoy the thrill of the hunt at a flea market, art gallery, or antique shop. Others prefer browsing in boutiques, craft and specialty shops. Still others get a kick out of finding outlet bargains. In the Pocono Mountains, shoppers of all sorts can indulge in their passion.
The state of Pennsylvania does not impose a sales tax on clothing, as do many other states in the United States, which is a just another reason for visitors from out-of-state to take advantage of the shopping opportunities in the Pocono Mountains.
Set your sights on a sport shooting experience!
Enjoy expert instruction and exciting sport shooting action at indoor and outdoor Pocono Mountains ranges.
Rich in health and wellness options, from day spas to yoga classes, fitness clubs and overnight destination spas, the Pocono region is a genuine paradise for spas. Treatments range from every style of massage to wraps, chocolate scrubs, acupressure in water and beyond.
CULTURAL & HISTORICAL
There are countless ways to experience the scenic beauty of the Pocono Mountains. Whether it’s stepping back in time to visit millionaires from the Industrial Revolution, riding the rails of America’s first steam train, taking-in some of the region’s fine art or enjoying a top-notch musical performance, the Pocono Mountains is sure to enrich and engage your getaway for history, heritage, art and music.