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You’re in the bridal party: now it's time to start planning the ultimate bachelor or bachelorette trip to celebrate! Whether you're thinking spa retreat, winery tourcasino getaway, golf outing or wilderness adventure, the Pocono Mountains is the perfect one-stop shop for a big do before the big "I Do."

8 of the Best Panoramic Views in the Poconos

Thursday, July 29, 2021 12:00 PM by Emily Whalen

Rolling hills stretching out as far as the eye can see, rivers winding across the landscape, rocky cliffs framing your view: gazing down on the world from a mountaintop can offer new perspectives in more ways than one! If you're searching for new horizons and inspiring panoramic views, the Pocono Mountains is a great place to find them.

Mark your calendar for the return of Wally Lake Fest! This family-friendly, end-of-summer celebration of all that’s great about Lake Wallenpaupack is coming up August 27-29, 2021. Dive into an exciting weekend line-up of events both on the water and on land. Be sure to book a place to stay nearby so you won’t miss any of the fun!

Beautiful, scenic and majestic: all words associated with the Pocono Mountains. Our region boasts awe-inspiring views over 2,400 square miles of grand landscape and outdoor adventure, and a clear evening sky becomes the perfect canvas for the setting sun to show off its artistic skills. With an abundance of waterways and peaks, there are plenty of different locations to catch a breathtaking sunset.

Historical Markers in the Poconos

Thursday, July 1, 2021 12:00 PM by Emily Whalen

You've probably spotted these distinctive dark blue signs with gold lettering along the roadsides of the Pocono Mountains and throughout the state of Pennsylvania. They're part of the Pennsylvania Historical Marker Program, and there are more than 2,000 plaques in the Commonwealth, with over 50 located in the Poconos, highlighting significant sights and stories from the past of our region, state and nation.

8 Activities to Do around Lake Wallenpaupack

Thursday, June 24, 2021 12:00 PM by Emily Whalen

A shimmering blue jewel set in the midst of Pennsylvania’s Pocono Mountains, Lake Wallenpaupack has enticed vacationers for nearly a century. Created in the 1920s, this 5,700-acre reservoir is the second largest body of water contained entirely within the Commonwealth, offering plenty of space for paddlers and anglers to spread out and enjoy the water. With 52 miles of shoreline, there's lots to discover on land as well!