Stroudsburg shines with a striking mix of small-town glamour, modern appeal and a beautiful, walkable downtown. A past top ten favorite snow town in Country Living Magazine, the charm speaks for itself.
The vibrant downtown is home to museums and galleries, murals and music venues, wineries and restaurants to please every palate. The birthplace of the J.J. Newberry department stores, Stroudsburg's quintessential architecture towers over the streets housing new businesses melding the past and the present.
Historic, yet hip, this Pocono Mountains town is a great place to spend a weekend or more. Whether visiting Main Street or venturing out into the zip code, come and see what Stroudsburg has in store. Explore all the town's activities and adventure on your trip in the Poconos. Read our blog for road trip ideas and explore the town of Stroudsburg in the Poconos.
Stay close to the action, or tuck in at a hillside hideout. Stroudsburg’s array of accommodations includes downtown lodging, group-friendly hotels, historic inns and scenic mountain campgrounds.
Stroudsburg’s strollable sidewalks and scenic woodland parks and preserves are perfect for leisurely outings. The Levee Loop Trail provides gentle hiking and biking paths wind beside the Brodhead Creek, which is also a top spot for fishing in the warmer months.
Close-by, Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center and the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area offer outdoor escapades for hiking and walking trails, bird watching, wildlife viewing and more.
Museums and galleries, like the Stroud Mansion, Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm and Pocono Arts Council, offer fun workshops and special programs year-round. Work with your family at Klues Escape Room to solve the challenge or go shopping at the Monroe Farmers Market on select Saturdays in this Pocono town.
There’s also many different family-friendly events and festivals downtown throughout the year. The Sherman Theater helps put on some of these events in addition to their concerts and shows. Halloween, St. Patrick’s Day Parade, and StroudFest are just a few of the popular annual festivities held on Main Street.
Stroudsburg’s boutiques and galleries are filled with clothing, jewelry, shoes, sporting goods, home décor and more. Dunkelberger's Sports Outfitter and American Ribbon and Craft Factory are just two of the unique, specialty shops located downtown.
Dining in Downtown Stroudsburg ensures there’s always something new to sample. Restaurants range from pubs and cafes to ethnic eateries serving up Thai, Italian and French cuisine. The town is also known for its nightlife, where late-night bites and hand-crafted cocktails are served alongside music and entertainment.
Stroudsburg’s small-town charm is amplified in winter, when festive decorations adorn the trees, sidewalks and storefronts. Twinkling lights add a warm glow to seasonal celebrations, and shops offer unique gifts and holiday treats. Al fresco activities like ice skating, sledding, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, ice fishing, and eagle watching are popular. Winterfest in Downtown Stroudsburg is a huge event as is the annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony.
Stroudsburg is close to several great golf courses, making it easy to play a round in the morning and hit the town in the afternoon.