Love craft beverages and trying new libations? It's time you experienced the Pocono Beverage Trail.
The trail features breweries, wineries and distilleries throughout the region. So, whether you're interested in beer, wine, spirits or all three, check out the stops you can make on the trail!
Head up north in the Pocono Mountains, and tour these breweries. You can grab growlers, crowlers and cans to-go of your favorite drinks to enjoy at home!
Afternoon: Start out at Jam Room Brewing Company. Opening at 1 p.m., you can do a flight to try different beers or choose a draft from the menu. Enjoy a classic-themed brew while listening to rock and roll.
Late Afternoon: For your second stop, head to the award-winning Wallenpaupack Brewing Company. Here you can pick from a variety of samples to try or go straight for something that sounds good. For food, share bit-size appetizers or opt for a sandwich or burger.
Within an eight-mile radius of each other, check out these wineries in southern Monroe County. You'll want to bring a bottle, or two, home with you!
Morning: Rise and shine, and head to Mountain View Vineyard Winery! The doors open at 11 a.m. and you can start your tour off with a tasting. Their on-site bistro features shareable plates and healthy options to snack on while drinking. If you're feeling up to it, try their house-made beer and spirits!
Afternoon: Travel to Blue Ridge Winery and continue to try some local wines ranked as some of the best in the country. Purchase a bottle and sit outside while you enjoy the beautiful scenery. You can grab a bite to eat at the outside food trucks.
Evening: Nearby Sorrenti Family Estate Winery offers award-winning wines in addition to spirits. Even though the winery closes at 7 p.m., their on-site pizzeria is open until 9 p.m. so you can drink wine or sangria and eat authentic, brick oven pizza.
Three for the win: discover a brewery, winery and distillery on the trail in eastern Monroe County.
Morning: Open at 11 a.m., Eagles Rest Cellars is a winery nestled into the beautiful countryside of the Poconos. Enjoy a flight or glass of wine outdoors, and you may even see some wildlife. They also offer locally-produced beer and spirits in addition to their wines.
Afternoon: Kick things up a notch at Silverback Distillery. Whiskeys, bourbons, gins and vodkas are crafted from local grains and mountain water. They feature mini cocktail flights and specialty drinks.
Evening: Close-by ShawneeCraft Brewing Company features brews on the Delaware River. They feature up to 10 of their beers on tap. Taste local beer and savor pub fare while enjoying live music from 7 p.m. until 10 p.m.
Want an effortless experience on the trail? Rent transportation from one of the businesses below! These companies drive you to each location, so you can safely enjoy your beverage tour.
Check out the stops on the trail throughout the Pocono Mountains!
These itineraries are modeled after a Saturday schedule, but you can create your own tour for any day of the week! Don't forget to check out the Pocono Beverage Trail for all stops on the trail. While drinking in Pennsylvania, you must order food alongside your beverages.
We recommend that you call ahead to your destination before traveling to ensure nothing has changed, and if you are arriving in a group with more than six people. Remember to drink responsibly and have a designated driver while drinking.