Groups & Tours Planning Resources

A memorable gathering awaits for groups and tours visiting the Pocono Mountains. Find helpful resources to reference as you plan your event.

With 2,400 square miles of natural beauty, charming towns and unique attractions, there's something for everyone in the Pocono Mountains. Whether you’re organizing a family reunion, a spectacular wedding or a group event or tour, we’ve got helpful resources to get your planning process started.

Browse group lodging and group attraction listings, or peruse escort notes offering a regional cheat sheet full of facts and highlights to help you and your attendees get to know the Poconos better. Click here for an overview of services the Pocono Mountains Conventions and Visitors Bureau offers, and don’t hesitate to request information or give us a call or send an email: 570-844-2002 or [email protected].

Getting to the Poconos

Located in Northeastern Pennsylvania, the Pocono Mountains region is quick and easy to reach with six interstate highways, international airports and regional airport service.

We are a short drive from Philadelphia, New York, New Jersey, Boston and Metro D.C., a convenient destination for attendees to reach. Once you’re here, your group can explore the Pocono Mountains by foot, bike, luxury shuttle or full motorcoach. Find more motorcoach information on our services page, or get an overview of the region with our escort notes.


here’s a lot to know about the Pocono Mountains, whether you're a first-time visitor or a seasoned tour organizer.

Choosing Your Home Base

From sleek, modern hotels and resorts to charming, rustic cabins and inns, you’ll discover a wide variety of welcoming atmospheres at Pocono accommodations. Find properties that match your group’s size and needs, whether you’re looking for a room block for hundreds, a vacation rental with dozens of beds, or just a few room reservations for an intimate gathering. Remember to book early for maximum availability.


After a fun-filled day of touring the Pocono Mountains, your group will need a place to rest and revitalize.

Planning Your Dining

Cozy cafes and fine dining establishments alike welcome group travelers to the Poconos, offering tempting dishes, top notch service and genuine hospitality. Contact select dining locations in advance to arrange a catering order of quick boxed lunches on the go for your group or a leisurely meal after a long day of touring.

Get in touch with the Pocono Mountains Conventions and Visitors Bureau for assistance finding the ideal place for your group to dine or arranging special experiences like progressive dining tours, cooking classes or adding entertainment to your meal. No matter the ambience or cuisine you’re looking for, you’ll find the perfect place to relax and refuel in the Pocono Mountains.


Activities in Every Season

Four distinct seasons offer must-try Pocono activities year-round, so you have 365 days to choose from to plan a fun and memorable event. Spring is a great time for hiking expeditions to see the new leaves and flowers and visit a waterfall or two. Enjoy water recreation, water parks or a group river trip in the summer, or take in the stunning fall foliage and fun harvest festivals in the autumn. Winter turns our mountains into a wonderland for skiers, snowboarders and snow tubers, with plenty of snowy activities and festivals off the slopes too.

Exciting team building opportunities abound, both indoors and out. Check out more group attraction offerings.


Need a local destination guru? Guides are available for a brief welcome, an hour, half day or full day. Contact us to find the right guide for your group.

If you’re looking for the perfect destination to hold your outdoor adventure sporting event, look no further than the Pocono Mountains. Contact the PMCVB for information on scheduling your event, and take a look at adventure challenges already on the Pocono Mountains calendar.