Remember the good old days when you and your siblings or cousins would scout the neighborhood, or nearby woods, for berries to pick? Whether you grew up harvesting your own fruits or are excited at the prospect of doing it for the first time, The Poconos has a slew of local farms and bogs that […]
The Poconos is prime ski territory. While the average U.S. city gets 26 inches of snow per year, Mount Pocono sees more than twice that! Temperatures plummet into the teens by January, guaranteeing that the slopes will stay icy throughout the season. When is the best time for skiing in the Poconos? December through early March, guests flock to Pennsylvania from around the globe to take advantage of awe-inspiring winter views and ski resorts that are more comfortable (and less crowded) than destinations like Maine’s Sugarloaf or the Catskills in New York.
It’s time to close out 2017! The holidays are almost over, the champagne is stocked and the resolutions are in the making. It’s a time to make a fresh start and getaway – whether its solo, with your sweetie or on a family vacay. Celebrate New Year’s Eve in the Poconos. If you’re looking for a […]
If you’re spending the holidays with us in the Poconos, you can rest easy. Though the ground will likely be packed with snow and the temperature firmly in “sweater weather” territory, there’s still plenty to do in the Pocono Mountains. From holiday buffets and visits with Santa to concerts and a hayride tour, the area […]
December is a beautiful time to see the Poconos. The area gets around 50 inches of annual snowfall, ensuring a White Christmas nearly every year. The air is crisp and ripe with the scent of pine and holly. It’s a winter wonderland.
The Pocono Mountains are breathtaking in winter, when steady snowfalls create a thick blanket of glistening white on the mountain peaks. The pine forests are quiet and the streets in every small mountainside town decked in holiday finery. It’s a perfect time of year for a visit to Skytop Lodge.
Skiing for the first time is an amazing experience, even if it feels daunting at the start. Imagine feeling the rush of cold air against your cheeks as you fly down the bunny slope. Your blood is pumping. Your heart races. You feel like you’re on top of the world.
It’s that time of year again. The air is cooling, the leaves are falling, and store shelves are already stocked with holiday ornaments and gift ideas. Shoppers have their wallets at the ready for Black Friday. Once Turkey Day has passed, it’s a race to the finish line of wrapped presents under the tree.
If you’re considering a destination wedding during the wintertime, the Poconos is a magical place for your special day. It’s quiet and picturesque, especially in the cold season when the woods are blanketed with sparkling snow. The air is crisp and the landscape looks like a scene from a Thomas Kinkade p
Fall is a time for family, friends and food. The leaves burst into bright shades of crimson and gold before they start to cover the ground. The weather turns as crisp as an autumn apple, and November travelers plan the first holiday of the season surrounded by loved ones. Around 95% of Americans spend time with family on Thanksgiving, whether sitting around the dinner table carving a turkey, at the movie theater or on vacation.
The Poconos region is one of the most scenic places in the eastern U.S. Covering about 2,400-square-miles in Pennsylvania and its northern neighbors, it’s home to mountains, lakes, waterfalls and miles of lush, green woods. While any time of day is ideal to view the area’s natural beauty, sunset offers some of the most idyllic and photo-worthy scenes. Here are five of our favorite spots to witness stellar sunsets in the Pocono Mountains.
The Poconos is a pleasant place, from its stunning mountain vistas to the friendly people and comfortable lodges. But once a year, Pennsylvania’s most scenic vacation spot transforms into a spooky spectacle.