With Pocono meaning the "stream between two mountains,” the region encompasses 2,400 square miles of lakes, rivers and woodlands just…
Find Your Pocono Places
Whether it's a peaceful hiking trail leading to an incredible panoramic view, a particular bench alongside one of the region's pristine lakes in an area park, or that one table at a downtown local restaurant, we all have our favorite Pocono Places that we love to revisit and know like the back of our hand. What you might not know is that there's a new beloved Pocono Place waiting for you right around the corner!
Maybe you've tried all the best things to do on Main Street in Stroudsburg, but the great cafes and shops on Main Street in Honesdale are a treasure box you haven't opened yet. If you love the culture and history of the small town of Jim Thorpe along the Lehigh River, the rich culture and history of charming Milford along the Delaware River are calling your name - and vice versa! The Pocono Mountains region encompasses Wayne, Pike, Monroe and Carbon counties, all packed with hidden gems, and this summer is the perfect time to branch out and try something new.
You've always thought about trying whitewater rafting: grab your friends and make this the season you finally book an excursion! Or take advantage of the extra hours of daylight to follow that sign you've passed on the road a million times and stop by a new-to-you winery, brewery or distillery along the Pocono Beverage Trail. From hand-crafted beverages to thrilling outdoor adventure to scenic natural beauty, you never know what delights are in store at your new Pocono Place.
Places to Visit
When the Pocono Mountains region is in your backyard, there are lots of fun and free things to do within easy reach - plus special offers including day deals and savings on places to stay. Get to know your "neighbors" and take a refreshing trip that won't break the bank. Haven't made plans for the weekend yet? Many events, festivals and community gatherings offer free admission and free entertainment like live music performances. The Pocono Promise means that local businesses are committed to providing great value and great experiences.