Planning a trip on a budget? There are lots of free things to do and see in the Pocono Mountains. We’ve lined up six no-cost activities to start experiencing today.
Tuesday, May 25, 2021 12:00 PM by Emily Whalen
The 2021 NASCAR Doubleheader revs up in the Pocono Mountains June 25-27, 2021 at Pocono Raceway. Start your engines for five races over three days, including Sunday's "Explore the Pocono Mountains 350," with extra events and activities for everyone to enjoy.
By horse-drawn carriage, train or car, visitors have journeyed to the Pocono Mountains region to enjoy an escape to nature for over 200 years. Historic Poconos hotels offer a trip to bygone eras, from scenic bed and breakfasts that pay homage to the region's past to luxurious resorts that have been providing unforgettable vacation memories to generations of families.
As mitigation measures are lifted and older generations of Americans are now fully vaccinated, it's time to reunite and celebrate! Spend time with loved ones during a summer vacation with grandparents and plan a getaway to the Poconos Mountains to enjoy the fresh air and open spaces. From all-inclusive family resorts to campgrounds and RV parks, from local gems to incredible events, find ideas for a trip all ages will love.
With 150 lakes and 170 river miles to explore, it's no surprise that the Pocono Mountains is a paradise for paddlers of all sorts. Whether you prefer kayaking and canoeing, rafting and tubing, whitewater rafting or stand-up paddleboarding, you'll find scenic and unspoiled waterways calling your name all around our region. Keep reading for a guide to some of the best paddling trails in the Poconos!