Skytop, PA

Take your vacation to new heights with a trip to scenic and historic Skytop!

Standing on the rooftop observation deck at beautiful Skytop Lodge, you'll discover how the area got its name. With breathtaking vistas, ample outdoor activities and legendary accommodations, Skytop and its surrounding towns of Mountainhome, Canadensis and Cresco are ideal for a mountain escape. This dreamy destination has been a beloved vacation spot for generations of visitors seeking recreation and relaxation.



Steal away to Skytop for a restful Pocono Mountains experience. Built in the 1920s and rising majestically over the resort's 5,500 acres, luxurious Skytop Lodge boasts an impressive array of AAA Four Diamond-rated accommodations, from traditional rooms and suites to streamside cottages. Discover even more tranquil lodging options at nearby Magnolia Streamside Resort and Brookview Manor Inn.

This area of the Poconos is also popular for weddings, meetings and events, reunions and summer camps, held at locations like Spruce Lake and Pocono Plateau Camp & Retreat Center.

  • One Skytop Lodge Road
  • (855) 345-7759

The AAA Four Diamond-rated Skytop Lodge has been a premier northeastern resort for over 90 years offering a selection of lodging…

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Outdoor Adventure

Outdoor Adventure:

Skytop is surrounded by secluded lakes, lush forests and sweeping mountain views: plenty of backdrops for a day in the fresh air. Take to the treetops with ropes courses and ziplines at the Adventure Center at Skytop Lodge, canter over the fields and through the woods with Mountain Creek Riding Stable or spend a day fishing at Paradise Trout Preserve. Nearby Promised Land State Park is a great spot to enjoy hiking, biking, boating and more. Learn more about outdoor adventure throughout the Pocono Mountains.

Family Fun

Family Fun:

Skytop is a destination rich in tradition. Families can stay inside to bond over a fireside board game or head out to enjoy activities and events in the area. Founded in 2009 as the Buck Hill Skytop Music Festival, the Pocono Mountains Music Festival brings great performers to town every summer and also hosts a two-week program for aspiring young artists. Learn more about family fun throughout the Pocono Mountains.



Discover unique gifts and handmade items at charming local shops like Stagbrook Gifts. Savor sweet treats at Callie's Candy Kitchen and sweet smells at Paradise Lavender Farm! Learn more about shopping throughout the Pocono Mountains.



After all that time out in the sunshine, you’ll need a good meal to refuel. Choose from delicious restaurants like the Mountainhouse Tavern, Promised Land Inn Bar Restaurant and The Fairway Grill at Buck Hill Falls. Make a stop along the Pocono Beverage Trail at Jam Room Brewing Company in nearby Newfoundland. Skytop Lodge is also the home of one of the Pocono Mountains' most treasured (and delicious) holiday displays…a life-size gingerbread house! Learn more about dining throughout the Pocono Mountains.

Winter Fun

Winter Fun:

Skytop winters are truly special, from the festive decorations to the outdoor sports. Bundle up and brave the cold, snow permitting, for skiing and snow tubing at the Adventure Center at Skytop Lodge. You can also try ice skating, horseback riding through the frosty landscape or even snowshoeing or cross-country skiing at Promised Land State Park. Learn more about ski and snow activities throughout the Pocono Mountains.



If you’re staying in Skytop, great golf is just outside your door. Get the guys or gals together and hit the links to enjoy some of the region’s best backdrops at the Skytop Lodge Golf Course and the Buck Hill Golf Course. Learn more about golf throughout the Pocono Mountains.