The Poconos is a shopper’s paradise. Tucked between the pine forests and scenic mountains, you’ll find quaint Victorian towns filled with charming boutiques and gift shops. Old-fashioned candy stores are around every corner. Fashion shops are particularly popular with tourists since Pennsylvania doesn’t charge sales tax on clothing.
A ski vacation is more than a holiday: It’s an opportunity for adventure. Family bonding. Quality time. Love. Whether you’re a member of your local snowboarding club or a nervous first-time skier, Skytop Lodge in the Poconos provides a majestic wonderland perfect for winter sports.
It’s not just a song: The hills really are alive with the sound of music in the Poconos, where local theatres and playhouses offer year-round live entertainment. From Rodgers & Hammerstein classics to modern musicals, revues and Shakespeare sonnets, there’s something for every member of your family.
The Pocono Mountains offer the chance for a perfect getaway — no matter your personality, your interests or your hobbies. With its breathtaking vistas and stunning sunsets, there's no better setting for a memorable vacation with the people you love the most.
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.
It’s your special day, and everything needs to be perfect. The cake. The dress. Your hair. Every little detail has been meticulously planned, from the gold monogrammed invites to the first and last songs you’ll dance to. Find a wedding theme that fits the bride and groom like a satin, elbow-length glove isn’t always easy. Maybe you’re after opulent elegance, while he’s stuck on plaid flannel and beer.
The Poconos is one of the most beautiful vacation spots in North America. Encompassing about 2,400 square miles, the area features more than 250 miles of hiking trails – plus waterfalls, lush green woods and meandering rivers. It’s a haven for outdoorsy types and Instagrammers, not to mention hundreds of natural wildlife species.
Things have changed a lot since 1980 – especially in the Poconos. My parents honeymooned at a now-defunct Pennsylvania resort in the mid- ‘80s, and I still get a kick out of looking at the photos. Think champagne glass bathtubs, heart-shaped beds and red painted everything.
Have you ever wondered why Americans commemorate Independence Day with fireworks? One year after the Declaration of Independence was signed, Philadelphia officials sanctioned a public reading of the document on July 3, 1777, followed by a night of entertainment that included bonfires and fireworks. Today, nearly every Pennsylvania town hosts at least one pyrotechnic display.
Fishing is the second most popular outdoor activity in America, next to running. More than 47 million people enjoy casting off in fresh or saltwater each year. Why? Besides the obvious benefit of hooking the star of your BBQ dinner, anglers experience a sort of Zen feeling when setting a rod in a bubbling stream […]
Summer is one of the best times of year to take a family vacation to the Poconos. Average daily temperatures are in the mid-70s. Fragrant lavender and magnolia bloom, scenting the air with sweet floral perfume. The grassy lawns and tree-shaded glens surrounding Skytop Lodge are lush and green until the crisp fall breezes begin to turn the leaves brilliant shades of copper and crimson around mid-September.
Tee off amidst 5,500 acres of unspoiled Pocono Mountains wilderness on our award-winning course at Skytop Lodge. The 6,656-yard course covers rolling terrain and includes two water holes as well as several challenging bunkers. With wide fairways lined with towering trees and small greens, our course at Skytop Lodge is enjoyable for both golf enthusiasts and players new to the game. With amazing golf packages for friends and the whole family, Skytop Lodge is the ideal location for your next golf vacation.