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Eating Well in the Pocono Mountains

You don't have to give up your healthy lifestyle while visiting the Pocono Mountains.

Use our Eating Well in the Pocono Mountains guide for a menu of our favorite healthy recipes created by Pocono Mountains' chefs, farm-to-table dining options and activities to compliment your healthy eating in the region.

With hundreds of miles of green, open space for relaxation, farm-to-table fine dining options and endless activities to take in the fresh mountain air, a visit to the Pocono Mountains can give you the break you need, while supporting your healthy lifestyle.

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Farm to Table Dining

For a unique dining experience, the region includes various restaurants that have adopted the farm-to-table culinary trend, utilizing locally sourced and organic ingredients to handcraft their menu items.  

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Healthy Eating, Healthy Lifestyle

Pair your new diet with activities in the region that combine exercise, fun and stunning scenery.

Paddleboarding
Trending among water-sport enthusiasts, stand-up paddleboarding (SUP) offers a unique adventure, as well as great fitness benefits. Check out Mauka Nalu Stand Up Paddle, Sterling Marina, or Wallenpaupack Scenic Boat Tours for information on this activity.

Canoeing/Kayaking
The peace and serenity of paddling down a river in the Pocono Mountains can increase your mental wellness, while also providing an upper-body workout.

Hiking
The Pocono Mountains includes 261 miles of hiking trails, which offer terrain levels from easy to challenging. The region includes 27 miles of Appalachian Trail through the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area.

Biking
Pedal through state and national parks, during any season in the Pocono Mountains. Take on the full 25-mile Lehigh Gorge Scenic Bike trail, or opt for a shorter 10 or 15 mile ride. The gentle downhill trail is popular among people with every fitness level.

Ropes Course
Get your heart pumping with a visit to a Pocono Mountains ropes course, which offer fitness benefits while ziplining, balancing and climbing through the aerial obstacles. For more adventures that support a healthy lifestyle, view our things to do page.