Experience One Last Summer Blast Labor Day Weekend

Take advantage of the warm weather and long hours of daylight while they last. Treat yourself to an end-of-summer vacation in the Pocono Mountains! The region is only a few hours' drive away from big Northeastern US cities like New York and Philadelphia. Whether you're looking for exciting Labor Day events, fresh-air adventure or charming small town strolls, we've got regional itinerary suggestions to help you have a great Labor Day weekend in the Poconos…

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8 of the Best Panoramic Views in the Poconos

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…

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7 Gorgeous Poconos Waterfalls You Need to See

Whether framed by lush summer foliage or the flaming colors of fall, waterfalls in the Pocono Mountains are an inspiring sight at any time of year. You'll find some the most beautiful and storied waterfalls in Pennsylvania in our region, including the famed "Niagara of Pennsylvania" as well as the…

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Best Ice Cream in the Pocono Mountains

There's no more classic way to savor a warm summer day than with a cold ice cream cone! Poconos ice cream shops offer all your favorites: dozens of flavors, sundaes, milkshakes, floats and more. Plan a family outing to a local waterpark, family fun center or one of the area's beautiful national…

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Six Everyday Places to Watch the Sunset in the Poconos

Beautiful, scenic and majestic: all words associated with the Pocono Mountains. Our region boasts awe-inspiring views across 2,400 square miles of grand landscapes, outdoors and 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…

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Escape NYC for a Weekend in the Pocono Mountains

In need of some fresh mountain air? Take a break from Manhattan's summer heat: just a two hour drive away from the city, you'll find cool waterways and lakes, unspoiled mountains covered in lush greenery and laid-back small towns full of history and charm. The Pocono Mountains is about 100 miles…

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Poconos Indoor Water Park Guide

No need to travel to a tropical climate: it’s always beach season at the Pocono Mountains' impressive waterpark resorts, where you can swim, splash, play and stay any time of year. Enjoy sunbathing in the middle of winter thanks to the transparent texlon roof, Pennsylvania’s largest, arching over…

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8 Activities to Do around Lake Wallenpaupack

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…

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