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Author: Aimee Kohler

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


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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.

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.

For a day trip that's both exciting and educational, visit Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm. Step back in time and into the lives of 19th century Pennsylvania-German farmers. Tour their buildings, meet their animals, and get a sense of what life was like before the convenience of electricity.

Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm is open for summer tours from late June through Labor Day. Special events are scheduled throughout the year. View the photos below for a look at life on the farm, and plan your summer tour today!

It's festival season and the Pocono Mountains' event calendar is filled with fun and funky celebrations. This week, we're putting the focus on food and spotlighting ten events known to have awesome eats.

From brats and brews to traditional fair foods, these Pocono Mountains festivals serve up the best of the best with a side of family fun. Read on for our list of ten Pocono festivals foodies won't want to miss.

Top Places to Zip in the Pocono Mountains

Thursday, June 2, 2016 12:00 PM by Aimee Kohler

Scream. Shout. Soar. Free You. Step off the platform and out of your comfort zone for an adrenaline-fueled adventure you'll never forget. The ride of a lifetime is waiting for you on a Pocono Mountains Zip Line.

Fly through the trees, above cliffs and waterways. A Pocono Mountains zip line ride is the ultimate sightseeing experience. Ready to take the leap? Read on for our picks on where to zip this summer in the Pocono Mountains.