Don’t miss your chance to squeeze a few more smiles into summer 2016! Pack up the car and plan for adventure. Here are 10 family-friendly things to do in the Pocono Mountains before the kids head back to school.
Make one last splash at Camelbeach Mountain Waterpark
Pennsylvania’s biggest waterpark is open daily through Monday, September 5, 2016.
Enjoy some old-fashioned fun at a fair
The 99th Greene Dreher Sterling Fair brings food, music and traditional fair fun to the Pocono Mountains August 26 through September 4, 2016.
Take a peek into the past at Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm
Historic summer farm tours run Tuesday to Sunday through September 4, 2016.
Spice things up at the Pocono Garlic Festival
This bold annual event takes over Shawnee Mountain on Saturday and Sunday, September 3 and 4, 2016.
Cruise around the Big Lake on a Wallenpaupack Scenic Boat Tour
Spend Labor Day Weekend on the lake! Fifty-minute captained cruises run Saturday to Monday, September 3-5, 2016.
Go all out on a Big Day Out
Pocono Whitewater’s Big Day Out packs rafting, hiking and biking adventures into one epic day. Take the challenge on Monday, September 5, 2016. Ages 13+ only. Reservations required.
Attend the summer’s last rodeo at Malibu Ranch
Thrilling rodeo events include bull riding, bareback riding and barrel racing. Intermission features a Wild West show with trick roping and shooting. The action begins at 7 p.m. on Saturday, September 3, 2016.
Unplug and reconnect in the great outdoors
PEEC’s Migrate to the Pocono Mountains Family Nature Getaway puts the focus on family fun with four days of campfires, hikes and teambuilding activities. Squeeze it in over Labor Day Weekend, September 2-5, 2016.
Spend a long weekend at an award-winning resort
Woodloch Resort’s Labor Day Weekend package provides an all-inclusive escape at a very special rate. Redeemable Saturday, September 3 through Monday, September 5, 2016.
Head downtown for the StroudFest street fair
Vendors line the sidewalks of Downtown Stroudsburg during this annual end-of-summer event. Catch it on Saturday, September 3, 2016. Highlights include food, music, sales and children’s activities.
For more family-friendly activity ideas, look to our list of Family Fun things to do in the Pocono Mountains.