July 19, 2017
By bringing your kids to the Poconos Mountains, you are giving them an opportunity to enjoy the natural beauty that surrounds them all while doing what kids do best — having fun! There’s plenty of family-friendly activities available in the Poconos, and these itineraries will help you make the most of your stay.
2 Days in the Poconos with Kids
If you’re planning a quick weekend getaway to the Poconos, you’ll be delighted that you can enjoy an action-packed itinerary that allows you to fully experience the region. On your first day, indulge in all things outdoor by spending the day at the Skytop Lodge Adventure Center. There’s activities there for every person and every season, from archery tag in the fall to beachfront fun in the summer. You and your family can pick from an array of exciting options to kick-start your trip.
On the second day, consider taking a hike on one of the easy trails, such as the Lake Trail. The whole family can enjoy this 2-mile walk through nature, which offers views of both the lake and West Mountain.
3 Days of Family Fun
If you’re extending your trip for a third day, you may want to consider venturing to some of the historical sites in the area. Popular historical attractions include the Asa Packer Mansion, the Bell School House, the Carbon County Courthouse and the Columns Museum. After a day of learning, you can spend your afternoon swimming at either the year-round indoor pool or the seasonal outdoor pool at Skytop Lodge.
4 Days of Adventure for Everyone
For a 4-day trip to the Poconos with your children, consider topping off your vacation with a visit to the Claws ‘N’ Paws Wild Animal Park. With more than 100 different types of animals and even a dinosaur dig site, children of all ages will be delighted with this adventurous excursion.
To discover just how much fun your family vacation in the Poconos can be this year, contact Skytop Lodge for more information about our rooms and amenities.