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Author: Aimee Kohler

Aimee Kohler is the CRM Coordinator for the Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau.


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Quench your craft beer craving at the Pocono Mountains' longest running celebration of suds! The 26th Annual Great Brews Beer Festival is set for Saturday and Sunday, November 19 and 20, 2016.

Split Rock Resort hosts the annual event, bringing dozens of breweries and over 100 craft beers to the Pocono Mountains. Read on for an event guide and details on how you can win a pair of tickets.

NEW! Tour the Pocono Mountains on Three Wheels

Thursday, October 13, 2016 11:00 AM by Aimee Kohler

Have you heard? StockCar Racing Experience (SRE) has a few new toys in the garage. They’re called Polaris Slingshots and they just may be the next big thing in motorsports.

Featuring three wheels, two seats and a sleek, sporty design, Polaris Slingshots hit the market last year. StockCar Racing Experience acquired a pair this July, and in early September launched Pocono Slingshot Rentals—the newest way to tour the Pocono Mountains.

Playing Pokémon GO in the Pocono Mountains

Thursday, August 4, 2016 10:00 AM by Aimee Kohler

With four counties, 2,400 square miles, historic buildings and countless attractions, the Pocono Mountains is a pretty cool place to play Pokémon GO.

Our downtowns are swarmed with catchable creatures. Parks are doubling as gyms and landmarks as Pokéstops. It seems like everywhere you turn, there’s something to grab in the game. We say go for it, but look up from your phone once in a while. Our Pokéstops are awesome IRL.

Get to know the extreme side of paddle sports in the Pocono Mountains! Catch an all-new episode of FitBit's Facing Waves with Nikki Gregg this Friday, July, 22, 2016 at 9:30 p.m. on Outside Television.

What is Facing Waves? It's a one-of-a-kind paddle sports TV show following renowned paddler Nikki Gregg on her quest to discover the world's top paddling destinations.

Last updated: 2/19/20 -- Check back July 9, 2020 when this blog will be updated! Sunday, July 17, 2016 is National Ice Cream Day and the Pocono Mountains is the perfect place to celebrate.Why settle for the drive-through when you can play away the day at a state park, waterpark or family fun center and then cool off with an icy sweet treat?

This week on the Pocono Mountains Blog, we’re featuring five places where entertainment and ice cream go hand-in-hand. Get the scoop below.