DINING

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!

FAMILY FUN

Winter, spring, summer, or fall- the Pocono Mountains offers year-round fun for all ages. The kids will always remember their Poconos family vacation at an animal parkfamily fun park or waterpark!

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.

OUTDOOR ADVENTURES

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 rapidsHike 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. 

WINERIES & BREWERIES

Tour a winery or smell the hops at a micro-brew. Relax in the tasting room and sample the many varieties available.

WATER RECREATION

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. 

ENTERTAINMENT

Concerts and plays are happening year-round throughout the Poconos.  How about a live theater performance to stimulate the mind and spirit? Or check out where to hangout at night for some relaxation, fun and enjoyment. 

CASINOS

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!

FISHING

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.

GOLF

 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.

SHOPPING

Some enjoy the thrill of the hunt at a flea marketart 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.

SHOOTING RANGES

Set your sights on a sport shooting experience!

Enjoy expert instruction and exciting sport shooting action at indoor and outdoor Pocono Mountains ranges.

SPAS

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.

The Crossings Premium Outlets

11.1 MILES

The Crossings Premium Outlets® is nestled in the heart of the Pocono Mountains region and features 100 brand name and designer outdoor outlet stores. Conveniently located off of Interstate 80, Exit 299, you will find everyday savings from Gap Factory Outlet, Kate Spade New York, Michael Kors, The North Face, Under Armour & more. Various dining options are available whether you grab and go in the food court or sit down at the Log Cabin Bar & Grill. 

Cherry Valley Vineyards

4.4 MILES

 

Nestled in the heart of scenic Cherry Valley, Sorrenti’s Cherry Valley Vineyards is the perfect place to “drink in” the Poconos. Try some of Pennsylvania’s best wines. Take a guided tour of the winery. Enjoy the beautiful outdoor landscape, which rests at the base of the Appalachian mountains.

Sands Casino

31.9 MILES

Arguably the area's most popular Casino, the Sands is home to popular outlet stores, several gourmet restaurants, a luxurious spa, a children's arcade/entertainment center, nightclubs and an event center.  

Mount Airy Casino

15.7 MILES

In addition to a full-service spa, Mount Airy Casino and Resort features a golf course and an indoor pool. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 4 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. The property also has a snack bar/deli. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's bars, which include 3 bars/lounges and a poolside bar. Public areas are equipped with complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. This 4-star property offers access to a 24-hour business center and meeting rooms. Event facilities measuring 5764 square feet (535 square meters) include conference space. This business-friendly hotel also offers a casino, a seasonal outdoor pool, and a nightclub. Complimentary self parking and valet parking are available on site. Mount Airy Casino and Resort has designated areas for smoking.

Camelbeach Mountain Waterpark

14 MILES

Enjoy the best outdoor waterpark in the Poconos! Splash in style and rent one of the 41 private cabanas, serving as both a private oasis and “home base” for the day. Cabana service includes a fresh fruit basket in the morning, dessert tray in the afternoon and wait staff service all day long. Regular Cabanas can accommodate up to six and are located at the Olympic Pool and Pharoah’s Phortress, an iconic children’s interactive play structure. Deluxe Cabanas, located at Kahuna Lagoon wavepool, can accommodate up to ten and have a fan and a refrigerator stocked with cold bottled water.

Kalahari Resort

18.7 MILES

Plan a day they’ll never forget at America’s Largest Indoor Waterpark. From toddlers to teens and moms to dads, everyone finds their oasis at Kalahari Resorts & Conventions in Pocono Mountains, Pennsylvania. The venue boasts hair-raising waterslides, world-class spas, kids’ play areas, and diverse dining options. Go ahead, make everyone’s day.

Adventure Sports

14.6 MILES

Looking for a beautiful, exciting and fun-filled adventure far away from the pressures of everyday life? These beautiful and exciting river trips are the answer! They are the ideal outing for singles, couples, families or groups. The boating is leisurely, the scenery spectacular, and there is plenty of time for swimming, fishing, picnicking and horseplay along the way. ADVENTURE SPORTS will provide everything you will need to have a fantastic outdoor experience. Whether you plan to join them in the Spring, Summer, or Autumn, you will not be disappointed. Although the river and mountains take on a different personality with each season, they are equally beautiful. Many people join them several times a year and discover that the seasonal changes make every trip unique. They take pride in their top quality rental crafts consisting of Old Town canoes, kayaks, and Hyside 6-man rafts. They offer various length trips on the Delaware River through the beautiful Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area.

Pocono Raceway

17.5 MILES

Pocono Raceway: a spectacular sport venue with a focus on NASCAR and INDYCAR races. With three motorsports event weekends annually, Pocono Raceway provides a family-friendly experience at a great value. The track, otherwise known as 'The Tricky Triangle,' is one of the most unique racetracks out there, with the longest fronstretch in motorpsorts and three distinct turns. The Raceway will host thrilling national motorsports events in 2018. The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Pocono 400 Race Weekend - June 1-3, 2018; Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Gander Outdoors 400 Race Weekend - July 27-29, 2018; Verizon IndyCar Series ABC Supply 500 Race Weekend - August 18-19 2018

Bushkill Falls

25 MILES

The "Niagara of Pennsylvania," Bushkill Falls is among the Keystone State's most famous scenic attractions. This unique series of eight waterfalls, nestled deep in the wooded Pocono Mountains, is accessible through an excellent network of hiking trails and bridges which afford fabulous views of the falls and the surrounding forest.

Alvin's Off Road Playground (ATV Park)

18.3 MILES

Located in Long Pond, Pennsylvania, Alvin's Offroad Playground is a fun ATV park with off-road trails for riders of all skill levels. Find out what a true off-road experience is all about by conquering every trail with your recreation vehicle. Or rent one of their ATV's at this family-oriented playground. The property is ideal for challenging riders of every skill and ability level.

Golf Courses

7.1 MILES

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.

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Sciota, Pennsylvania 18354