Ladies, we all know how good it feels to finally get the gang back together for some fun. Start that group text: it’s time for a girls’ trip, and the Pocono Mountains region of Pennsylvania is the perfect place to meet up!
From renowned spa offerings to outdoor adventure to incredible shopping, we’ve assembled the ultimate girlfriends weekend getaway guide. Whether you're looking to reconnect with nature on our hiking trails or sample local, hand-crafted wines on our beverage trail, you won’t have to lift a finger to plan your Poconos trip. Pick and choose your favorites from the suggestions below for ways to make lasting memories with your besties. These itinerary ideas are geared towards the weekend, but why wait? Take some well-earned vacation time and organize your reunion in the middle of the week to take advantage of lighter crowds and great deals.
Start your trip off with some shopping in the area's picturesque towns like Honesdale and Hawley. Discover unique gifts in shops like Wallflower. Ready to start your self care day? Rejuvenate at Northern Light Salt Cave or learn about plants and flower arranging during a relaxing class at Gorgeous Floral. To really up your wellness game, why not sign up for a yoga session at The Eddy Studio or the Himalayan Institute? Located on the grounds of the Himalayan Institute, Moka Origins is a must-stop for chocolate and coffee lovers!
When we said pamper, we meant it. Indulge in a variety of treatments at our incredible destination spas. The Lodge at Woodloch is an adults-only retreat with an incredible luxury spa. After a massage, facial, manicure or pedicure, take advantage of the eucalyptus steam room, dry sauna or Hydromassage WaterWalls, then savor a gourmet spa cuisine lunch at Tree Restaurant and Bar.
Le Spa Forêt at the French Manor Inn and Spa utilizes Swedish-style massage methods and offers unique facials like the Huckleberry Mountain Signature Facial or the Chocolate and Champagne Facial. Looking for a girlfriend spa getaway package? Check out French Manor's Girlfriend's Spa Retreat Package.
- 109 River Birch Lane
- (800) 966-3562
Feel your worldly burdens melt away as you refresh and rejuvenate at The Lodge at Woodloch, a AAA Four Diamond destination spa with treatments customized to meet your wellness goals. The Lodge is a sanctuary for the senses. Whether relaxing…
- 50 Huntingdon Drive
- (570) 676-3244
Indulge in an enchanted green spa experience! Attune to the rhythms of nature as well as the rhythms of the human body. Let Le Spa Foret indulge your senses and your body with a wide range of spa services. Experience the ultimate relaxation…
End the day with delicious drinks and great entertainment. You won't want to miss visiting the craft wineries, breweries and distilleries throughout our region during your trip. Be sure to download the free Pocono Beverage Trail digital passport to check in at different locations, access discounts and earn points. Stop in Wallenpaupack Brewing Company, which took home the title of best cream ale in the world at the 2022 World Beer Awards. Three Hammers Winery has a 15-acre scenic property in Hawley as well as a chic wine lounge on Main Street in Honesdale.
Throughout all four seasons of the year, the Pocono Mountains offers plenty of ways for all ages to get outside and play. Make it a snow day in the winter with our ski and snow activities. It's the perfect opportunity to learn to ski: hit the slopes at Ski Big Bear at Masthope Mountain for skiing, snowboarding or snow tubing with your squad.
Planning a visit during the warmer months of the year? Let local liveries show you the magic of the winding Delaware River during a canoeing or kayaking trip with Kittatinny Canoes, Lander's River Trips or Northeast Wilderness Experience.
Did someone say brunch? Milford's charming streets and wide porches shaded by striped awnings are ideal for leisurely meals with friends. Savor the fine dining menus at Bar Louis at Hotel Fauchere and Tom Quick Inn Restaurant or try another stop along the Pocono Beverage Trail like the Log Tavern Brewing Company.
Wind down at a quaint bed and breakfast that's close to the exciting outdoor attractions and surrounded by beautiful views. Enjoy the newly-renovated, welcoming rooms at Deerfield Inn Poconos as well as their charming patio and dining room and wide array of amenities including an onsite fitness center, firepit, hammocks, hot tub and seasonal pool. Brookfield Manor Inn offers an old-world Victorian setting with modern conveniences. Take advantage of their Girlfriend Getaway package and get a bottle of bubbly with your stay!
- 650 Resica Falls Road
- (570) 223-0160
Get to know the Deerfield Inn Poconos! As you enter the inn, the first thing you are greeted by is the welcoming lobby, where you will find the reception area with a gift shop. During your stay, enjoy one of the three lounges outfitted with…
- 4534 Route 447
- (570) 595-2451
Updated: Currently closed for the winter. Tentatively reopening May 1, 2023. Boasting a 1,060-square-foot wrap-around deck with rocking chairs and surrounded by over 200 privately owned acres of forests, this charming bed and breakfast is…
Sunday: Make Some Memories
Sunday: Make Some Memories
Try something new during your girls weekend! From paintball to horseback riding to axe throwing to golf, there are so many things to do in the Poconos. It's the perfect chance to give that activity a try that you've always wanted to experience! Get out on the fields at Skirmish Paintball, the largest paintball facility in the world, or enjoy a peaceful canter on horseback at Daisy Field Farm. For a rainy day, have some fun out of the weather at Downriver Brewing Axe Throwing or The Wake Zone Indoor Golf and Tap Room.
Check off a few more locations on the Pocono Beverage Trail before you head home! Sample spirits made with high-quality, local ingredients at Wild Elder Wine and Cider Co. or Bright Path Brewing in Jim Thorpe. The town's old world buildings and streets are reminiscent of Europe and the perfect backdrop for some group photos! Stroudsburg is another small town in the area with a historic downtown to explore. Take a sip of local vintages at Tolino Vineyards or RAW Urban Winery and Hard Cidery.
End your girlfriend extravaganza with a bang and spend the night out at Mount Airy Casino Resort. From live table games to the latest slot machines, have try your luck on the casino floor or toast to a great weekend at casino dining restaurants like Guy Fieri's Mount Pocono Kitchen. As you savor a delicious meal, you can start planning your next girls' trip!
- 312 Woodland Road
- (570) 243-4800
The casino resort features a mix of more than 1,800 of the latest slot machines and hottest table games. With over 70 tables, every type of player is sure to be satisfied. The beautiful, 65,144-square-foot gaming floor offers over 1,800 of…
- 312 Woodland Road
- (570) 243-4800
Guy has traveled over 150,000 miles across America’s back roads in Diners, Drive-ins and Dives in search of the best regional fare. The menu at Guy Fieri’s Mt. Pocono Kitchen reflects his signature style of authentic and surprising flavors…
What are you waiting for? Pick your dates and start planning that girls trip! Be sure to check our events calendar to catch fun festivals that may be happening during your stay. Check out all the beautiful places to stay in the region and browse current special offers to lock in savings, from day deals to overnight packages just for girlfriend getaways. See you in the Poconos!