Attraction Guide - What to See in the Poconos
Guide to great attractions in the Poconos: Museums, Water Parks, Festivals and Fairs, Fun Centers, Historic Sites, mini-golf centers, State Parks, Animal Parks and Zoos and much more.
Find great things to see and do in the Poconos: You'll find lots of fun stuff to see while you're in the Poconos - indoors and out. Enjoy a day at the fair and see what the local farmers and 4H groups have been busy with.
How 'bout a balloon festival where you can soar into the heavens effortlessly and quietly.
The Poconos features a treasure trove of small museums that are a great way to spend a few hours and learn about the heritage of our county and how this region developed. Did you know the US Forest Service got it's start right here?
Attractions Guide to the Poconos
In addition to the natural beauty of the Poconos, there's lots to see and enjoy.
Water Parks inside and out! Slip and slide at any one of several great water parks in the Poconos. A great place for kids and families to enjoy themselves to beat the summer heat or escape the winter chill - here is a listing of the parks:
water parks and resorts
The small things in life are a great thing to share, so why not visit one of the many mini-golf attractions in the Poconos and have some family fun. It's not just for kids either, keep score on each other and place a bet on the outcome:
mini golf courses
Nothing brings back memories - or creates them - like a trip to the carny. The rides and amusements are almost as interesting as the people who work them. See the bearded lady, the snake charmer or the two-headed chickens. Laugh until it hurts as you ride the Ferris wheel, Cyclone or bumper cars. Other fairs and festivals include ag-fairs and crafts and many others. For a full list you can view here:
fairs and festivals
The Poconos played an important role in our Nation's development. Indian relics and artifacts can be found, early settlements of the area continue to bring controversy, the founding father of the US Forest Service and much more. There are several "towns" that re-create the life of early settlers and the coal mining era. There's a lot to see and learn about the...
history and historical sites
In addition to the historical sites and their accompanying museums, you'll find several other museums of interest in the Poconos. Wildlife centers, a fishing museum and others can be found in this section:
There are several private zoos in the Poconos that are open to the public. They provided a much needed home for many animals that were, at one time, neglected, injured or abandoned. They offer an educational and fun experience for children as well as adults. You don't have to go to Florida to see an alligator.
zoo and animal parks
Other Poconos Attractions
Sunset Hill Shooting Range
Routte 314, Henryville, PA - (570) 629-3981