With its seven state parks, 70,000-acre the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area and 72,000 acres of state forests, the Pocono Mountains region is four seasons of great fun and a wonderful variety of diversions, ranging from family attractions to outdoor adventures. The region is widely reputed for its resorts, offering lodging facilities to suit every vacation style and budget. Unique shops are abundant here, as well as fairs, festivals and events for all ages. Great outdoor recreational opportunities are offered at any time of the year, including snowboarding, skiing, hiking, boating, fishing and water parks. All this makes the Pocono Mountains region ideal for a family vacation, corporate meeting, reunion or a honeymoon getaway.
Whatever season you may choose, Pocono Mountains won't disappoint you. In spring, you'll enjoy kayaking, canoeing, whitewater rafting, tennis and golf, or take a mountain bike, or hike through the woodlands, abundant in blossoming wild flowers. In summer you can choose one of the largest lakes in Pennsylvania, offering unsurpassed boating, sailing, jet skiing and water skiing. It is the best time to enjoy family fun parks,
country fairs, summer theater museums and concerts, to experience great music at an ethnic, food or wine festival, to have a lunch at one of the waterfalls, to jump in one of 150 lakes and much more. You'll be able to join the Lehigh River Sojourns and Pennsylvania Greenway Sojourn in June and July respectively. Due to its numerous children's camps, the Pocono Mountains are a perfect destination for a family vacation.
Fall is an excellent time for a drive through the charming towns of the region in search of antiques or great boating, fishing and golf experience. For snowboarding, skiing, snowmobiling, ice skating, tobogganing and snow tubing, the Pocono Mountain region is the ideal winter wonderland. Whether you are a beginner or an expert, Pocono has more than 146 trails and slopes to suit all abilities. Novices may take advantage of special Learn to Ski Packages. The Ice Tee Golf Tournament is a perfect option for golfers. In addition to great outdoor numerous indoor activities are available, including tennis, health clubs, game rooms, swimming pools and more.
Art lovers will be delighted at the number of museums, art galleries and arts and crafts events hosted by the Pocono Mountains. Music festivals, theater performances and concerts occur throughout the year, drawing huge crowds of art and music lovers. Nightspots are varied, offering diverse entertainment from dancing to comedy acts. Movies and live theater are the best ways to have fun. Pocono vacation rentals are designed to provide visitors with exciting vacation opportunities. Its close proximity to Philadelphia, New Jersey, and New York City metro regions, makes property rentals easily accessible at any time of the year. For more than 100 years, Pocono has been regarded as a refuge from the high speed and noise of the city. For this reason many people on business vacations give preference to Pocono rentals as a healthy alternative to large city rentals.