Local Guide to the Poconos
Contains all the things to see and do while you're on your vacation in the Poconos. View the many attractions, sports and recreation offerings, museums and heritage sites, the local arts and entertainment scene, restaurants, shopping and other items
What to See and Do in the Poconos
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
When you ask someone about the Poconos, most people think of the heart-shaped tubs and honeymoon resorts.
And, yes indeed, that's part of the story - but by no means a complete picture.
A new conception of the Poconos is emerging: one of family fun, outdoor sports and a nearby retreat to take in nature.
This is now making the Poconos the new urban escape destination for New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania metro dwellers - see the special Spring Getaway Packages now being offered.
The Poconos is just the place to enjoy and discover the outdoors: find solace and natural beauty and partake in numerous activities like whitewater rafting, kayaking, hiking, mountain biking, zip lines, horseback riding and all-around rest and relaxation sprinkled with adventure and outdoor thrills.
Local Guide to the Poconos.
This guide to the Poconos catalogs all the things available for visitors to see and do while visiting the Pocono Mountains. By no means the whole picture - for that, you'll have to experience it first-hand!
Divided into major sections, this local guide to all there is to see and do in the Poconos is the most complete account of the Poconos published on the Internet. Listed are all the many attractions, museums and heritage sites, parks and nature lands for hiking, restaurants, shopping areas, performing arts and entertainment venues.
Here are the major categories, with many having numerous sub-categories within them.
Things to See and Do in the Poconos
There's something for everyone in the Poconos. View the Attractions, Museums, Sports, Recreation, Shopping, Nightlife and Entertainment.
As a four-season destination, there's plenty to take in both indoors and out. See what's here with important historic sites and museums, Find out where and when the local Fairs and music festivals are taking place. Bring the kids to play mini golf or to one of the local zoo/animal parks. The Poconos is home to miles and miles of state and national park lands. Learn more about these and other attractions.
This guide will help you discover some of the exciting things to do in the Poconos. Thrill seekers will love the whitewater rafting, horseback riding, and mountain biking trails. Kids of all ages will love the water parks, boating, fishing and nature trails that are found throughout the region. Enjoy the beauty while you play golf, or ski - downhill skiing, cross county or whatever.
Enjoy access to great talent and events. Visit the our calendar of events and see what concerts and performances are happening. Our movie directory and listings of local nightlife mean fun all times of day and night.
More than a directory of local restaurants, we have brew pubs, wineries, farmers' markets and a host of other foodie favorites - find the right place to satisfy your palette. Fine dining or family style, exotic or fast food, you'll find it listed here in our Restaurant Guide
One of the nation's busiest outlets is in the Poconos. People come from all around to shop here for a reason. You'll also find specialty stores like candles, crafts and antiques. Track down what you need in the Pocono Shopping Guide
Areas, Regions, Cities and Towns within the Poconos
Within a region larger that Rhode Island, use this handy reference to find things to see and do within each area of the Poconos.
I 80: Water Gap/Stroudsburg Area
Route 209: Bushkill and the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area
The Lake Region: I 84 & Hawley
Honesdale and the North
Western Poconos: Lake Harmony & Blakeslee