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Top Rated Hotels for your Pocono Mountains Vacation

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Mount Airy Casino and Resort
Mount Airy Casino and Resort
4.0 out of 5.0 312 Woodland Road, , Mount Pocono, PA
Free Cancellation
4.1/5 (77 reviews)

I’ll Malinowski was beyond horrible staff fab but kitchen n food horrible

Reviewed on Jun 4, 2019
Situated in the mountains, this spa hotel is within 9 mi (15 km) of The Crossings Premium Outlets, Camelbeach Mountain Waterpark, and Camelback Ski Area. Aquatopia ...
Paradise Stream Resort
Paradise Stream Resort
3.5 out of 5.0 6208 Paradise Valley Rd, Mount Pocono, Cresco, PA
Free Cancellation
4.0/5 (47 reviews)

I enjoyed everything it was fun and romantic ..a place u could relax

Reviewed on May 27, 2019
Situated in Cresco, this spa hotel is within 9 mi (15 km) of Buck Hill Golf Club, Camelbeach Mountain Waterpark, and Camelback Ski Area. The Crossings Premium ...
Great Wolf Lodge Pocono Mountains, PA
Great Wolf Lodge Pocono Mountains, PA
3.5 out of 5.0 1 Great Wolf Dr, Scotrun, PA
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4.0/5 (70 reviews)

The staff was extremely friendly, helpful, and pleasant with every interaction

Reviewed on Jun 13, 2019
Located in Scotrun, this family-friendly resort is 1 mi (1.6 km) from The Crossings Premium Outlets, and within 6 mi (10 km) of Camelbeach Mountain Waterpark ...

Introduction to Pocono Mountains

Experience Your Best Poconos Vacation

The Poconos mountain area is a popular vacation destination for residents of New England, New York, and New Jersey. It is close to the Catskills and is known for many attractions, including the Delaware Water Gap Recreation area, which spans 67,000 acres and includes 40 miles of rivers. Visitors to the Delaware Water Gap can hike the Appalachian Trial and view the area's natural wildlife.

The region's many ski resorts include the Shawnee Mountain Ski Area. The Poconos region is home to accommodations ranging from five-star resorts to rustic mountain cabins, which can be booked on In addition to a multitude of natural attractions, this area also has many shopping opportunities, including outlet malls and antique stores.

Best time to take a trip to Pocono Mountains

Summer is one of the most popular times of year to visit the Poconos region. Though temps can reach up to 100 degrees Fahrenheit, the pleasant mountain climate and multiple lakes and rivers keep the weather pleasant enough for enjoying the region's many outdoor attractions. Hiking, water sports, and camping are all popular summer attractions in the Poconos. Many of the region's historic sites are best viewed in the summer, since snow and cold winter temperatures force these attractions to close in the winter months.

Things to do in Pocono Mountains

The Delaware Water Gap

The Delaware Water Gap is a massive state park that includes plenty of activities for all age ranges.

Bushkills Falls

This natural wonder is home to eight waterfalls, and it is one of the most popular attractions in the Poconos.

Pocono Indian Museum

This museum offers an overview of Native American life in the Pocono region. Make sure to save time for the gift shop.

Lago Winery

Lago Winery offers tours of its vineyards as well as wine tasting, making this an excellent choice for the over-21 set.

No. 9 Coal Mine and Museum

This historic coal mine, located in Lansford, offers a view of the coal-mining industry from a historical perspective. Children and adults will enjoy the trip deep into the defunct mine.

DeFoe's Manor

History lovers will enjoy touring this restored Victorian mansion, which features much of its original furniture.

Shawnee Mountain Ski Area

This ski resort offers excellent trails for athletes of all skill levels. It is also home to various festivals and events throughout the year.

LeHigh Gorge Scenic Railway

This railroad offers a 16-mile excursion that crosses many of the region's historic bridges.

The Crossings Premium Outlets

This shopping complex offers famous brands and is a destination for many visitors to the region.

Mount Airy Casino

This attraction is ideal for a nighttime excursion and offers traditional games as well as modern slot machines.

Insider tips for Pocono Mountains travel

Flying to the Poconos

The closest airport to the Poconos is Scranton-Wilkes Barre Airport.

Getting Around

There is very little public transportation in the Poconos, so plan to bring your car or rent one.

Be Aware of Wildlife

If you are hiking, camping, or picnicking, don't leave food out. This region is home to wildlife that might be attracted to your meal.

Plan to Walk

Many attractions are a long walk from the parking area. Bring sturdy shoes and extra socks.

Even Summer Nights Can Be Cool

Pack a heavy sweatshirt or fleece jacket for cool evening walks as well as water attractions.

*Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on from January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.

* Prices reflect the lowest "base rate" found over the next 30 days. Rates are subject to change and may not include taxes and fees, hotel service charges, extra person charges, or incidentals, such as room service. All rates are displayed in USD unless otherwise noted. Converted rates are provided for your convenience. They are based on today's exchange rate, but the hotel will charge you in the local currency.