Old Time Christmas Traditions at Quiet Valley

Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm will hold its 30th Annual Old Time Christmas event on Saturdays and Sundays, December 5th & 6th and December 12th & 13th. At Quiet Valley, Christmas customs are brought to life from the 1800s to the present day. This holiday season, take time to enjoy a self-guided tour of the […]

Photos with Santa & More!

It’s so easy to get into the spirit of the holidays at Country Junction! You will get a wonderful feeling of nostalgia as you walk through the store beautifully decorated for the holidays, with aisles full of so many fun gift ideas. Take a trip down the Yellow Brick Road to find treats like candies, […]

THIS WEEK…in the Poconos

New Online Shopping Experience with American Candle

Introducing VillageofGifts.com: American Candle’s new online Holiday Shopping Store! This all-new website features a special collection of Jim Shore, Dept 56, Disney and Romero Britto Figurines, Statues, Ornaments, Holiday Decor and much more! For example: looking for that perfect gift for a Harry Potter fan? Simply click on the ‘Movies’ drop-down menu, and click on […]

Ski Prep 101 from Starting Gate Action Sports

The Pocono Mountains—one of the nation’s premier ski destinationshosts a wealth of resorts catering to every level skier and snowboarder. Inevitably an equally impressive collection of professionals are on hand, eager to introduce all to experience an exceptional day on the slopes. Mal Law of Starting Gate Action Sports welcomes the opportunity to dish out […]

Three Unique Local Shopping Destinations

Gift giving season is here! If you haven’t already, it’s time to think about your holiday shopping. There are so many unique & special stores in the Poconos to help you right along. Open Mondays thru Saturdays 9am to 5pm, and closed Sundays, HOUSE OF CANDLES is the place to visit if you need a […]

Winter Activities Abound in the Pocono Mountains

POCONO MOUNTAINS, PA –A frosted haven for families, couples and friends alike looking to escape cabin fever, the Pocono Mountains is home to six ski areas, winter festivities, cozy lodging accommodations, and downtown explorations. Unparalleled beauty is matched by non-stop activity, providing guests an ultimate winter utopia. This year, Pocono ski resorts have taken all […]

Christmas Lights Display benefiting The United Way

When Jerrod repurchased his family home years ago, he knew this was an opportunity to bring back a long-loved tradition he shared with his father. Now having children of his own, he took the knowledge his father taught him about lights and wrapped it up with the ever-changing technology available. Jerrod and his family have […]

Artisans’ *Outdoor* Marketplace Coming Up This Weekend!

For the first time ever, Waverly Community House will hold its annual Artisans’ Marketplace outdoors – a festive and cozy new take on a fun, familiar event! This event benefiting The Comm takes place on Saturday, November 21, from 10am – 5pm and Sunday November 22 from 11am – 4pm. Many fabulous new and Artisans […]

It’s Never Too Early to Get into the Holiday Spirit!

Open daily from November 27th to December 24th, plan to visit The Briar Patch at Thornhurst Nursery. It’s never too early to get into the holiday spirit, and their Christmas Gift Shop is filled to the brim with very special gifts and unique decor. From Santas, snowmen and ornaments to holiday prints, primitive art, winterberry […]

An Elegant Experience

Known as one of the most romantic places to stay in the Pocono Mountains, The French Manor is a luxury bed and breakfast nestled into a picturesque mountainside. Bringing you beautiful guest rooms and suites for your getaway, once you arrive you will never want to leave! The French Manor is offering Wine Lovers Weekends […]

Pocono Lions Club Wreaths for Veterans Ceremony

The Pocono Lions Club will host a Wreaths for Veterans Ceremony on Saturday, November 7th, at 11AM. The ceremony will take place at Pocono Lake Cemetery, Old Route 940, Pocono Pines, across from the Tobyhanna Elementary Center. The event will feature a dedication ceremony and guest speakers. Place a wreath on a family member’s grave. […]

Meet the Jolly Old Elf at Country Junction

It’s so easy to get into the spirit of the holiday season at Country Junction, “The World’s Largest General Store”. You will get a wonderful feeling of nostalgia as you walk through the store beautifully decorated for the holidays, with aisles full of so many fun gift ideas! Take a trip down the Yellow Brick […]

Some Fast Fun at S&S Speedways

For over twenty years, S&S Speedways has brought indoor Go-Kart fun and excitement to the Poconos. If you love racing, this is a place you must visit. Conveniently located in Stroudsburg, the clean, family owned facility offers fun for all and a friendly, welcoming staff to assist you with all of your racing needs. Feed […]

Holiday Shopping Around the Corner

Gift giving season is just around the corner! If you haven’t already, it’s time to think about your holiday shopping. There are so many unique and special stores in the Poconos to help you right along. Open weekends now thru November 22nd, then daily from November 27th through December 24th, plan to visit THE BRIAR […]

Unique Hand-Crafted Artistry of Hutton Metalcrafts

What do you give the girl or guy in your life that has everything? Research into the query that’s bewildered most throughout the ages, turns talk to a popular Pocono destination familiar with calming the confusion—Hutton Metalcrafts. As those elusive gift buys make the blood pressure rise, this Village of Pocono Pines shop shares a […]

The Bear Facts on Hibernation

This Week’s fact comes from The Nature Conservancy’s Bud Cook.Did you know… Black bears aren’t true hibernators?While they become dormant during the cooler months; on warm, late-winter days, they may emerge seeking some sustenance. A little tidbit… As with all Pocono Mountains wildlife, always admire from afar and by all means…DON’T FEED THE BEARS!

Ideas from the Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau

When you’re ready, we’ve got you covered. Treat yourself to something free in the Pocono Mountains. We’ve lined up seven no-cost activities to start experiencing today.  From downtown tours to the great outdoors, we’ve got plenty of pursuits to keep you busy in the Poconos. Read on for a list of free activities to enjoy now […]

Delicious Treats at Country Kettle

Halloween may have come and gone, but there are still SO many candy choices at Country Kettle, you won’t believe your eyes! There are festive foil-wrapped chocolates, nonpareils, caramel cremes, Tootsie Roll pops, Smarties, and more! Do you like Gummis? Check out the Gummi Bears, Gummi Peaches, Fruit Slices, Swedish Fish… so many tasty fruity […]

Continues through November at Crystal Cave

More than 5 million people have explored Crystal Cave since its opening in 1872 as Pennsylvania’s first show cave. Its charm is that it’s not as large as some of the other caves that have remained in their natural stage. With a passage of just 1785 feet creating beautiful formations and a greater concentration of […]

The Spooky Scene

Subject to change –confirm dates, times & info at each venue’s website, or call ahead. EVENTSSATURDAY OCTOBER 31COUNTRY JUNCTION TRICK OR TREAT 12:00 PM to 4:00 PMWear a costume – get a treat! Pets included. Fun Card special: 12PM to 4PM get double bonus points! Paintball Wagon will be running, weather permitting.COUNTRY JUNCTIONLehighton – 6325 […]

Bendixen’s Giftware & Boutique Retirement Sale FINAL DAYS

Since 1978, Bendixen’s has brought the most unique gift items and home décor to their patrons. And in 2017, they added a boutique featuring stylish fashions and handbags to the mix. Located near many popular attractions, Bendixen’s is an easy “drive-to” destination. Now after 42 years of success, the proprietors, Judi and Karl Bendixen have […]

So Much to See & Do at Country Junction

October, the beginning of Autumn in the Poconos, brings many things. Everyone looks forward to the crisp weather, leaves changing into beautiful colors, Halloween approaching, and of course the Pumpkin Festival at Country Junction! Located at 6565 Interchange Road (Route 209) in nearby Lehighton, the “World’s Largest General Store” brings fun for everyone with this […]

EXPLORE OUTDOORS

Trails Tender Great Exercise Plus Scenery Plan for some time in the great outdoors this coming Fall! Rolling hills, waterfalls, rivers, lakes and evergreen forests; the Pocono Mountains offers 2,400 square miles of astonishing natural beauty. Embracing the opportunity to introduce (and re-introduce) the outside, let’s lend a hand encouraging everyone to GO TAKE A […]

Autumn Romance at The French Manor

A luxury bed & breakfast located on a picturesque mountainside in the Poconos, The French Manor is the perfect spot for a romantic getaway weekend this Autumn. Bringing you beautiful guest rooms and suites, once you arrive you will never want to leave! Offering a variety of suites and complete with an indoor salt water […]

Quiet Valley’s Highlights

AUTUMN ON THE FARMEnjoy Quiet Valley’s new fall COVID-compliant events: Apples – King of Fruits – Saturday September 26 from 10am to 4pm Country Market Days – Saturday & Sunday October 3 & 4 from 10am to 4pm Farm Animals and their Uses – Saturday October 10 from 10am to 5pm – prergistration required, call […]

Get Away at Mountain Springs Lake Resort

Whether you are seeking a resort for a family vacation, a private cottage for a romantic weekend or lodging for a wedding or special event, Mountain Springs Lake Resort can suit all of your needs. There are onsite activities, and the resort is situated just minutes from many Pocono attractions. Recently added, The Hill Suites […]

AND So Much More at Country Kettle Candy & Gift Shop

In every nook and cranny of Country Kettle Candy and Gift Shop, is something delicious and wonderful you will want to purchase and take home. From clothing, jewelry and collectibles to all of the delicious candy and treats they sell, there is something available for all ages. Multiple entrances into rooms and a super friendly […]

Insight on Building a New Life in the Poconos

Fueled by a pandemic provoked mass exodus from Philadelphia, New York, and New Jersey, plus unprecedented low interest rates; buyers seeking Pocono Mountains refuge have turned to the building situation as their choice for relocation. As an exhausted MLS inventory of homes for sale has positively persuaded purchasers to consider creating their own custom living […]

Check Out the Fun at Claws ‘N’ Paws on Facebook!

CHECK OUTCLAWS ‘N’ PAWSON FACEBOOK@ClawsNPawsWildAnimalParkfor all the latest pics, videos andfun & interesting animal anecdotes! If you are a person who loves animals, Claws ‘N’ Paws Wild Animal Park is a special place you must plan to visit. Located in nearby Lake Ariel, in the heart of the beautiful northern Poconos, the animal park brings […]

At Carroll & Carroll Booksellers in Stroudsburg

With hiking and exploring nature, comes curiosity as early Autumn walkers wonder what they may see in the great outdoors. Field guides give aninformative perspective on wildlife providing details on reptiles,mammals, bugs, wildflowers, & even mushrooms. Consider an educational journey. Stop in Carroll & Carroll Booksellersand grab a paperback guide.

Delicious BBQ Finds at The Butcher Shoppe

The Pocono Mountains opens doors to a world of delightful dining experiences. From exquisite restaurant options and tantalizing takeout; to exploring exceptional cook-yourself eats. As such, The Butcher Shoppe’sMarc Zahra welcomes the opportunity to propose a few mouth-watering grilling options sure to ignite intrigue. Ever consider Alligator, Kangaroo, Elk or Buffalo? Offering exotic meats and familiar […]

Go for a Ride at Lost Trails ATV Adventures

The Lost Trails ATV Adventures — THE place to be when you want to find outrageous off-road excitement. Easy to get to from I-380 or I-81 just outside Scranton, you’ll find some of the best terrain in the Pocono Mountains. Talk about amazing late summer views! The Lost Trails shares some not-so-hidden gems where you […]

In Store at Holley Ross Pottery

Holley Ross Pottery is a place you must visit for all of your home décor needs. Need a special gift for someone? They have that too! With an extensive inventory of some of the finer names in home goods, you will find Fenton, Fiesta Ware, Hartstone and Pilgrim Glass just to name a few. And, […]

Autumn Fun is Just Around the Corner…

September may traditionally signal the unofficial end of the Summer season but the fun and excitement doesn’t have to stop with the warmer weather. Mark your calendars for these fabulous Fall events coming up, amidst the backdrop of gorgeous autumn leaves: 46th Annual Harvest Festival at Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm, October 10 & 11Pre-register […]

Big Brown & Paradise Won’t Disappoint!

Fishing around for some fun ideas to do? Whether an avid fisherman-woman-child or new to the sport; fish and pay lakes make the “sure catch” appeal fetch an avid audience. Reeling in the young and young-at-heart eager to start the sport, destinations like Big Brown Fish & Pay Lakes and Paradise Fishing Preserve serve as […]

Years of Metalcrafts Concepts for any Address

As outdoor bonfires and barbeques create cause to collect neighbors, friends and family; fireflies, though eye-catching, just don’t seem fetching enough illumination for pathway navigation. Fear not: Hutton Metalcrafts has the solution! With unique lantern options, there’s no need to substitute a beautiful garden using a big-box store simple solar plug-in. Over 45 years these […]

At Costa’s Family Fun Park!

Costa’s Family Fun Park offers loads of fun activities for the entire family! Try their go-karts, mini golf, laser tag, bumper boats, batting cages, water slides, driving range, plus a Childrens’s Playland for the younger set! The Snack Bar has tasty family favorites like burgers, chicken tenders, hot dogs, salads and snacks. Save room for […]

Wallenpaupack Boat Tours Land to SEE

Since the 1960s when it all began with a single pontoon boat, Wallenpaupack Boat Tours has been a favorite amongst Poconos travelers. Having expanded, there is now so much more than a single boat on a lake. They are located near the Lake Wallenpaupack Observation Dike on Route 6 in Hawley. When you arrive, you […]

Bat Facts from the Pennsylvania Game Commission

This Week’s Fun Fact comes from the Pennsylvania Game Commission’s William Williams. Did you know… A little Brown Bat is capable of catching 1,200 insects per hour and a nursing female may eat her own body weight in insects nightly. Remember that when the notion of bats bugs you… Check out pgc.pa.gov/Wildlife/WildlifeSpecies/Bats/ for more details […]

Patio & Takeout Dining Options at The Jubilee

Imagine a relaxing outdoor experience, paired with some of the area’s tastiest plates and you’re in Van Gilder’s Jubilee patio dining. Situate yourself for a breakfast, lunch or dinner date throughout the summer. With a comfortable atmosphere, dynamic drinks and scrumptious menu items you’ll wish you were here today! PATIO & TAKEOUT HOURS:Closed MondaysTuesday & […]

Great Deals in Store at Bendixen’s Giftware

For over forty years, Bendixen’s Giftware & Boutique has brought customers a selection of unique ever-evolving gifts, home decor, candles, lodge items, jewelry, a festive Christmas Nook, a distinctive apparel and accessories boutique, fun Pocono Mountains souvenirs, local jams, honey, and so much more! Bendixen’s Retirement Sale is happening now with an amazing 50% off […]

Whatta View!

Let’s slow down and soak up some spectacular scenery with a look at some of the area’s waterfalls. No need to chase down these scenic wonderFUL wonders each possessing the attraction for a little “photo pause” reaction. Find the site the falls into place with your day’s plans whether paired as a picnic and hike, […]

An Outstanding Selection of Live Bait Available 24 Hours A Day!

Pocono Bait Shop is THE local spot with an outstanding selection of live bait for all seasons – custom tailored for the waters of the Poconos! Now in its 45th year, this family-owned shop is fully stocked with freshwater bait, and open seven days a week for customer convenience. Products are offered in any quantity, […]

With the Pros at Century 21 Pocono Select Group

“365 days a year there are all kinds of things to do,” smiles Century 21 Select Group’s Bob Bossuyt, illuminating good reason the Pocono Mountains excel in all season living. The longtime resident reminds mountain scenery blends beautifully with an ideal open highway travel pace less than two hours outside New York, New Jersey and […]

A Day Dedicated to the Crafts of the 1800s

A historical farm here in the Poconos, Quiet Valley is a non-profit, living museum dedicated to keeping the 19th century alive through agriculture. Located on over one hundred beautiful acres of nature, it is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. You can sign up to take a tour or explore on your own. […]

S&S Speedways Thrill of the Ride

For over twenty years, S&S Speedways has brought indoor Go-Kart fun and excitement to the Poconos. If you love racing, this is a place you must visit. Conveniently located in Stroudsburg, the clean, family owned facility offers fun for all and a friendly, welcoming staff to assist you with all of your racing needs. Feed […]

Relaxing Dinners with Live Music

There’s nothing more enjoyable than having a relaxing dinner while listening to the sound of wonderful live music. Here in the Poconos tasty cuisine and great music go hand in hand. Tuesdays on the Terrace returns this Summer to The French Manor in South Sterling. Through August 25th, you can have a gourmet meal with […]

Moyer Aviation Air Tours

While exquisite ground level look-sees come naturally, Air Tours of the Poconos offers an opportunity to look down below and absorb some of the most amazing memorable sights. Eager to oblige igniting those oohs and ahhs, Moyer Aviation soars to great heights with air excursions from Pocono Mountains Municipal Airport. Right in the heart of […]

Crystal Cave Subterranean Splendor

The year was 1872. Eager explorers arrived for a formal opening and illumination of the Crystal Cave. In order for tourists to catch a glimpse of Pennsylvania’s first show cave, visitors paid a twenty-five cent admission, then carried a torch and spare supply of candles entering the dark cavern. In time, electricity offered alternate illumination […]

PA-Made Spirits, Wines & Craft Brews

Barley Creek Brewing Company has been a staple of the Pocono community for more than twenty years. Now they bring to you their newest location: Barley Creek Tasting Room & Sports Pub at The Crossings Premium Outlets. Open seven days a week, this one of a kind place features Pennsylvania made spirits, wines and craft […]

Historical Facts Shared by Bushkill Falls

In the late 1800’s, the Peters family rented the property to a farmer where there was an agreement that tourists who traveled by horse and buggy would be charged 10 cents for a walk through his corn fields to view the waterfalls. This clever farmer also sold sarsaparilla ice tea and oats for the horses. […]

Delicious Sweet Treats at The Shoppes at American Candle

Within The Shoppes at American Candle the nostalgic board game Candy Land comes to life. Overflowing with barrel upon barrel of sweetness of all flavors. Adults have the opportunity to be a kid again and enjoy favorites from their own childhood such as licorice, wax bottles, and fruit slices. For chocolate lovers you will find […]

COVID-19 Resources from the Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau

CLICK HERE for comprehensive information about COVID-19, and updates throughout the Pocono Mountains region including re-opening resources & guidelines, restaurant offerings, event changes, and more…

Get Close to the Animals!

If you are a person who loves animals, Claws ‘N’ Paws Wild Animal Park is a special place you must plan to visit. Located in nearby Lake Ariel, in the heart of the beautiful northern Poconos, the animal park brings glorious wild animals and education through hands-on learning jointly to life.There are so many species […]

Visit a National Natural Landmark

Boulder Field, located in Hickory Run State Park, is a National Natural Landmark and true scenic wonder. This vast field of astounding stone is actually remains of the last ice advance. While over 15,000 years ago such rocky terrain was common throughout the Northeast; gradual weathering and climate changes have led to the coverage or […]

Jubilee Restaurant’s Tasty Wing Menu

Up north in Pocono Pines, you will find a gem of a place adjacent to Lake Naomi. Second generation family members bring to you a pleasant atmosphere, delicious foods, good drinks and fun on Thursday and Sunday evenings with their Wing Nights! If wings are your thing then you must visit Jubilee Restaurant! They have […]

A Pennsylvania Historical Fact

This Week’s Fun Fact comes from the Historical Association of Tobyhanna Township. Did you know…Poor maps of the new world led to King Charles II granting the same land that became the domain of both Pennsylvania and Connecticut. Fighting blossomed to war in 1769 between settlers from Connecticut and Pennsylvanians who already laid claim to […]

Find Out How to Grab Great Coupons and Area Offers!

Okay now…you’ve got one of the area’s hottest resource directories in the palm of your hands, so how can what’s between the pages stand out even better? With a collection of coupons to top destinations from “Buy One Get One FREE” to percentage and dollars off; even FREE GIFT and FREE RIDE offers, when the […]

Advice on Safely Viewing Wildlife

Viewing wildlife in its natural habitat can be a wonderful way to connect more deeply with nature. But, precautions to ensure your safety and the safety of animals should always be taken:– Don’t feed wild animals. Feeding wild animals puts them at risk for becoming addicted to foods that are not natural for them, reducing […]

Explore the Town of Honesdale

When you’re ready to travel, the Pocono Mountains will be waiting for you. And once it’s time, what better way to get your feet wet than with a road trip? Our area has always been a place for travelers to come and relax for generations and today, the same can be said. From outdoor adventure to historic landmarks, Pocono […]

Fish & Pay Lakes Pay Off with a Sporting Day

Fishing around for some fun ideas to do? Whether an avid fisherman-woman-child or new to the sport; fish and pay lakes make the “sure catch” appeal fetch an avid audience. Reeling in the young and young-at-heart eager to start the sport, destinations like Big Brown Fish & Pay Lakes and Paradise Fishing Preserve serve as […]

Relaxing Dinners with Live Music

There’s nothing more enjoyable than having a relaxing dinner while listening to the sound of some wonderful, live music. Here in the Poconos good food and great music go hand in hand. The French Manor Inn in South Sterling, in the heart of the Pocono Mountains, is now offering guests Tuesdays on the Terrace. For […]

Nylon Fact on Candle Wax

Nylons are a great way to bring back the luster in candles! Really! Joel Coover shares how House of Candles suggests reusing your old pair of pantyhose for a quick fix to sticks. Smiling, he recommends, “Preferably grab an old pair you don’t intend to wear anymore,” then describes how lack luster pillar and dinner […]

Take a Road Trip!

by Rachel Camaerei, PMVB When you’re ready to travel, the Pocono Mountains will be ready for you. Ease back into things with a road trip to our humble home. Our area continues to be a haven for family and friends to visit together for reconnecting and relaxation. From delicious food to specialty shops, Pocono towns have something for everyone. When you’re […]

Re-Opening Sales, Online Shopping, Free Shipping Offers & Even More IN-STORE!

There are so many shopping options available around the Poconos! From home decor, to tasty goodies, even elegant gifting… it can all be found just a click away online, delivered to your door, or even picked up in-store! Check each location’s website, or call them, for informationon their shopping options, open hours and store policies. […]

Bushkill Falls Water Ways

Images of the ideal getaway come with a prerequisite it shouldn’t be far away. With higher altitudes assuring you’ll experience natural beauty; a short drive, plus purely magnificent Pocono Mountains scenery, makes the trip to arrive part of the day’s delights. Excitement builds with expectations of exploring an assortment of amazing destinations like Bushkill Falls. […]

Plenty of Pursuits to Keep You Busy – for FREE – in the Poconos! By Rachel Camaerei, PMVB

When you’re ready, we’ve got you covered. Treat yourself to something free in the Pocono Mountains. We’ve lined up seven no-cost activities to start experiencing today.  From downtown tours to the great outdoors, we’ve got plenty of pursuits to keep you busy in the Poconos. Read on for a list of free activities to enjoy now […]

Summer Grilling Scores at The Butcher Shoppe

The Pocono Mountains opens doors to a world of delightful dining experiences. From exquisite restaurant options and tantalizing takeout; to exploring exceptional cook-yourself eats. As such, The Butcher Shoppe’s Marc Zahra welcomes the opportunity to propose a few mouth-watering grilling options sure to ignite intrigue. Ever consider Alligator, Kangaroo, Elk or Buffalo? Offering exotic meats and […]

Celebrate Spring with a Walk in the Great Outdoors

To experience the wild side of the Pocono Mountains, go for a spring walk through the lush woods and meadows anywhere in the region. A diverse range of wildlife abounds in the Poconos’ largely untouched tracts of pristine acreage, giving people the opportunity to enjoy natural surroundings that they otherwise would not have access to. […]

Barley Creek Does TO-GO (and more!)

It’s time to savor the flavor of some tasty take-away eats with Barley Creek Brewing Company willing to oblige. Barley Creek’s original location on Sullivan Trail in Tannersville is OPEN for pick-up, curbside and even delivery options… from 11AM to 9PM! Head over to www.barleycreek.com and click on either TO-GO NOW option at the top […]

Stroudsburg’s Parade & So Much More to See

The 43rd annual Stroudsburg St. Patrick’s Day Parade is postponed for several weeks. Check back here soon for updates! Folks will line the streets of Stroudsburg with excitement to see the floats, the bands, the bagpipes and Irish dancers. Presented by The Pocono Irish American Club, the parade begins at Stroudsburg High School and ends […]

An Action-Packed Finish to the Season

Shawnee Mountain has an action-packed March planned with end of season events. On March 7th & 8th Operation Thank You will be held to honor First Responders & Union Workers. March 14th & 15th brings the 30th Annual Scout and Family Weekend combining Boy Scouts of America and Girl Scout Discovery Days events. March 16th […]

Everything You Need for Time in the Outdoors

Starting Gate Action Sports in East Stroudsburg has all of your equipment and apparel needs for outdoor fun. They offer rentals and repairs for skiing and snowboarding, and carry sleds, toboggans and ice skates too. To keep you warm and dry, they have a nice selection of winter outerwear including name brands such as The […]

PA-Made Spirits, Wines & Craft Brews

Barley Creek has a fantastic second location at The Crossings Premium Outlets called Barley Creek Tasting Room & Pub. Open seven days per week, this one of a kind place features Pennsylvania-made spirits, wines and craft brews, some of which are brewed less than a mile away at their original location on Sullivan Trail. Stop […]

Let One Stop Travel Take You There

At One Stop Travel in Tannersville, agents work hard to ensure the best itinerary and greatly priced fares for your bus trips. Get your tickets now for a trip to the Sight & Sound Theatre in Lancaster, PA, to see Queen Esther on Wednesday, March 25th. Set in the Persian Empire, Queen Esther is a […]

Unique Cinema & Renowned Filmmakers

Save the date! The Northeast Pennsylvania Film Festival, presented by The Waverly Community House, will run March 27th – 29th. This year, the festival is excited to announce that two nationally renowned filmmakers originally from the Scranton area will headline. Stephen Karam, writer-director of “Humans” and Chris Bongirne, producer of “The Virtuoso” are both scheduled […]

Carnival Capers to Go on the Snow

Mark your calendars as you won’t want to miss Winter Carnival at Shawnee Mountain on Sunday, February 23rd. This event is an action-packed day on the snowy mountain with guaranteed fun for all members of your family. Sponsored by Shawnee Mountain and Coca-Cola, there will be a ton of activities including product sampling, giveaways, demonstrations, […]

Area Ski Resorts Highlights

Ski resorts in the Poconos have several events ongoing in February to keep you and yours having fun: At Ski Big Bear extended hours will be in effect for President’s Day holiday week February 15th thru 22nd. The resort will be open for skiing & snowboarding all week until 9pm, plus they’re offering special snow […]

Oh, So Many Gifting Options…

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. If you haven’t already, it’s time to think about shopping for the special day. The Butcher Shoppe is the place to go, carrying all you need to prepare the perfect romantic dinner. Then, stop in to American Candle and pick up a bottle of local wine and you […]

Join Ski Big Bear for Some Winter FUN!

Winter Carnival is a celebration of playing outside during winter months! Skiers and snowboarders will be able to enjoy a lollipop scavenger hunt, corn hole, and ski and snowboard races. The ski patrol will be offering complimentary blood pressure checks in the lodge. Guenther’s Ski Haus will be at Ski Big Bear with ski demos. […]

A Great Winter Activity for the Entire Family

The thrill of snow tubing is a great winter activity that the whole family can participate in. Not as difficult as skiing or snowboarding or physically up-hill demanding as sledding, whether child or adult, snow tubing is the perfect winter outing for all to join in the fun. At Shawnee Mountain, you have a choice […]

The Joy of Flea Market Shopping… Indoors!

When flea market bound, most folks think of great finds and good deals in the summer sun… but at Pocono Bazaar Flea Market the shopping doesn’t end with the warm weather. Open year-round with heated buildings, the indoor bargain hunting never ends. They sell everything! From antiques and collectibles to clothing, leather, luggage, jewelry and […]

Learn to Ski Month Opportunities and MORE!

January is Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month. Ski resorts across the nation are participating in this effort to get people off of their living room couches and outside enjoying winter activities! For the entire month of January, Shawnee Mountain is participating, yet again. They offer discount packages for skiing and snowboarding beginners as well […]

Make Tracks to The Lost Trails

About twenty-five minutes north of the Poconos is a fun and exciting destination where all can enjoy mountain trail riding. ATV enthusiasts come from all around to explore over 60 miles of various trails’ terrains on 2000+ acres. There are riding areas for children and guided tours where you can rent a vehicle and enjoy […]

Ski, Board, Tube & More!

There’s still plenty of fun to be had at the Pocono Mountains’ top ski resorts, and our TWIP Ski Guide gives you all the details in the tail end of the winter season! Trail map illustrations coax participants where to plan the day’s different level slopes. While mountain stats offer facts for selecting which resort […]

Old Time Christmas Traditions at Quiet Valley

Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm will be holding its 29th Annual Old Time Christmas event on December 7th, 8th and 14th, 15th. Christmas celebrations are filled with traditions and deep heritage. At Quiet Valley, Christmas customs are brought to life from the 1800s to the present day. With candlelit tours leaving every fifteen minutes from […]

Ski Season is Right Around the Corner…

The cold weather is already here – with snow & ice on the way – soon too will be all of the fun winter things to do in the great outdoors! The Pennsylvania Ski Areas Association (PSAA) is ready for the cold weather and inspires and encourages outdoor family fun and exercise.  A long running […]

Top Picks for the Spooky Halloween Scene

For those who absolutely love Halloween, The Poconos is the place to be in October! Gorilla Grove’s Halloween Happenings Kalahari Resorts & Conventions 250 Kalahari Blvd. Pocono Manor, 570 580-6080, kalahariresorts.comAll month long there are several activities for children. Saturday October 26th there will be trick or treating throughout the resort, a spooky scavenger hunt, […]

Two Days of Tasty Food, Beautiful Art, and Unique Crafts at Shawnee Mountain

Would you like to experience the beauty of nature’s splendor right here in the Poconos? Amongst the gorgeous Fall foliage, Shawnee Mountain brings to you a weekend of beautiful artwork and crafts, along with delicious & diverse food, live music, and more! Coming up on the weekend of October 19 & 20th, be sure to […]

October Fun is Right Around the Corner

There is so much to do and see in the Poconos in Fall. Mark your calendars as you won’t want to miss out on three great festivals in October. Shawnee Mountain’s Autumn Timber Fest on October 12-13 is an action-packed event filled with fun for the entire family. There will be live music, lumberjack competitions, […]

at Big Brown and Paradise Fish & Pay Lakes

For those who love to cast their reels, Big Brown Fish and Pay Lakes is the place to be. Located in nearby Effort, the pristine waters are stocked with trout and largemouth bass from their very own hatchery. Trout is similar to salmon nutritionally with the Omega-3 fatty acids it contains. Not only is it […]

at Kalahari’s Gorilla Grove Treetop Adventures

Do you love nature and the outdoors? The Gorilla Grove Treetop Adventures at Kalahari Resorts is a must do experience for all ages! Children will participate in physical activities with ease in courses that were built close-to-the-ground for beginners. The leveled platforms, connected by bridges help children develop maneuverability skills and balance. There are eighty […]

At Carroll & Carroll Booksellers

With hiking and exploring nature, comes curiosity as Summertime walkers wonder what they may see in the great outdoors. Field guides give an informative perspective on wildlife providing details on reptiles, mammals, bugs, wildflowers even mushrooms. Consider an educational journey. Stop in Carroll & Carroll Booksellers andgrab a paperback guide.

It’s Time for Celtic Fest at Shawnee Mountain

Would you like to experience the joy of the Emerald Isles right here in the Poconos?  September 21-22nd, Shawnee Mountain brings to you a weekend of non-stop entertainment and fun for the entire family at their annual Celtic Festival.  The festival will bring plenty of music and acts on two stages, vendors with a huge […]

Looking Forward to the New Season

Labor Day may traditionally mark the unofficial end of the Summer season but the fun and excitement doesn’t have to stop with the warmer weather. Here in The Poconos we have plenty to do and see in the Fall. Amidst the backdrop of the gorgeous autumn leaves we can look forward to the Autumn Timber […]

The Freshest Quality Meats and More from the Butcher Shoppe

Since 1975 The Butcher Shoppe, located in the heart of the Pocono Mountains, has been bringing folks the freshest quality meats, seafood and cheeses with an extensive selection of items you can purchase. From the staple butcher items of beef, pork, veal, lamb and poultry to those opting for something a bit more exotic they […]

Wally Lake Fest is ON August 23rd thru 25th

From August 23rd – 25th you won’t want to miss the biggest weekend happening in the Northern Poconos, Wally Lake Fest. All weekend long there will be over sixty events celebrating historic Lake Wallenpaupack, Downtown Hawley and the surrounding region. If you want to be on or near the lake there will be pontoon boat, […]

In Store at Holley Ross Pottery in LaAnna

Holley Ross Pottery is a place you must visit for all of your home décor needs. Need a special gift for someone? They have that too! With an extensive inventory of some of the finer names in home goods, you will find Fenton, Fiesta Ware, Hartstone and Pilgrim Glass just to name a few. And, […]

Quick Bites + Unique Gifts, Bargains & Sights!

Whether you’re in the mood for a light snack or a nice lunch, while heading up Route 209 North from East Stroudsburg to Bushkill there are numerous places to grab a quick bite. You can stop in to Country Kettle Candy and Gift Shop. They have barrels upon barrels of assorted candy, pre-packaged snack mixes […]

Great Deals are In Store!

Bendixen’s is a place you must visit while in the Poconos! For over forty years, they’ve been bringing customers giftware, apparel, accessories and more while providing friendly customer service in a quaint country atmosphere. Summer Sales Days are happening now with 25% off regularly priced Simply Noelle items. You can shop while relaxing and enjoying […]

Daily Events, Concerts, & Food Trucks, Oh My!

Summer isn’t over yet at Mohegan Sun Pocono with daily events during Hot Summer Fun! Guests and Momentum members can feel the heat through Labor Day weekend with concerts, food trucks, and MORE! Stay cool on August 23rd at our most anticipated concert of the summer, Kool & The Gang and Morris Day & The […]

Explore 2000+ Acres

About twenty-five minutes North of the Poconos, is a fun and exciting destination where all can enjoy mountain trail riding. ATVs, UTVs and Dirt Bike enthusiasts are all welcome to explore the various trails’ terrains on over 2000 acres. There are riding areas for children and guided tours where you can rent a vehicle and […]

Plan Your Visit to The Shoppes at American Candle

Aside from hundreds of unique gift items, candles of all shapes and sizes and some of the most beautiful jewelry you will find in the Poconos, within The Shoppes at American Candle there is a hidden treasure that is the old-fashioned candy room. The old-fashioned candy room is just overflowing with sweetness of all flavors. […]

#Love Where You Live

So many folks come to visit the Poconos yearly. Many of those folks love it so much, they never want to leave. Lake Naomi Real Estate understands your needs and desires and because they want you to “#lovewhereyoulive”, they will strive to find you the perfect destination in the Pocono Mountains. Whether you are, in […]

Pocono Mountains Music Festival

For the last ten years, people have come from near and far to experience the Pocono Mountains Music Festival. With acts ranging from Broadway to Jazz and everything in between, it is certainly expected to be an exciting and enjoyable time for all! The festival has brought world-class performers to the stage from numerous sources […]

Candlemaking & More at House of Candles

Have a special occasion coming up like a wedding or a birthday? Need a gift for someone? Do you just love candles? House of Candles is a must on your “to do” list in the Poconos. It is conveniently located right on Route 715 in Henryville. They have the largest selection of in-store hand carved […]

Dutch’s Market for All Your Grocery Needs

Located in the Poconos’ Lake Region, Dutch’s Market is the place to go for all of your shopping needs. Part of the ShurSave Supermarkets group, Dutch’s strives to bring the freshest & largest selection of quality products to their customers and the community. Offering the recognizable Best Yet brand, they are giving customers high quality […]

NEWS – from the Coolbaugh Township Historical Association

ACCEPTING ARTWORK SUBMISSIONS THRU AUGUST 18 – The Coolbaugh Township Historical Association Twenty Second Annual Art Exhibition will be held from Friday August 23rd through Sunday September 1st at the Coolbaugh Township Historical Association Bicentennial Museum, located in the Wills Mansion, 5590 Municipal Drive, Tobyhanna. Works created by Coolbaugh Township residents may depict any family-friendly […]

Hot Summer Fun Heats Up NEPA

Mohegan Sun Pocono’s Hot Summer Fun is back with new giveaways and sizzling promotions. Guests and Momentum members can enjoy a variety of exciting events through Labor Day Weekend! Daily giveaways hook Momentum members up with some sweet deals. Mohegan Sun Pocono features some specials from favorites like Bean & Vine Café & Wine Bar, […]

Relaxing Dinners with Live Music

There’s nothing more enjoyable than having a relaxing dinner while listening to the sound of some wonderful, live music. Here in the Poconos good food and great music go hand in hand. The French Manor Inn in Newfoundland, located in the heart of the Pocono Mountains, is now offering guests Tuesdays on the Terrace. For […]

Firework-Filled Independence Day Celebrations

July in the Poconos ignites interest in making plans for fireworks and holiday festivities! The mountains lend their own unique touch as nature’s acoustics blend bursts with patriotic tunes across the region. While dazzling sprays of light capture the night; let’s not forget daylight delights with food, festivals, games and more. Let’s get started with […]

The Butcher Shoppe Shares

The Pocono Mountains opens doors to a world of delightful dining experiences. From exquisite restaurant options and tantalizing takeout;to exploring exceptional cook-yourself eats. As such, The Butcher Shoppe’sMarc Zahra welcomes the opportunity to propose a few mouth-watering grilling options sure to ignite intrigue. Ever consider Alligator, Kangaroo, Elk or Buffalo? Offering exotic meats and familiar Prime […]

Explore a Trap Door Alternative Attraction

This Week shares more interior to-do’s across the area, where participants can try a unique escape room experience! Trap Door Escape Room’s 3000 square-foot warehouse offers a clever take on the great escape as the participant’s objective is to break INTO a storyline. Now playing CURE Z, this 2-hour 10+ room attraction invites guests in […]

Mother’s Day Gift Selection Direction

While a May 12 Mother’s Day reminder is hopefully unnecessary, what to give and where to find her a magnificent memento may be so. Whether a resident or visitor to the Pocono Mountains, creative selection direction is always appreciated. Let’s look alphabetically area-wise at a few destinations and gift ideas – and find their coupon […]

Tasty Treats for Mom (and Everyone!)

Picking Pocono Cheesecake Factory as another Pocono Mountains location undeniably tops when it comes to delectables; this week we remind all to make those orders for family, friends and office party celebrations. And, plenty of delicious treats for Mom! Don’t forget – Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 12th.

Bushkill Falls’ Spring Water Draw

Images of the ideal getaway come with a prerequisite it shouldn’t be far away. With higher altitudes assuring you’ll experience natural beauty; a short drive, plus purely magnificent Pocono Mountains scenery, makes the trip to arrive part of the day’s delights. Excitement builds with expectations of exploring an assortment of amazing destinations like Bushkill Falls. […]

National Park Week

Celebrate National Park Week April 20 to 28 with incentives across the nation to explore an amazing situation. A way to introduce and share the great outdoors is yours with the Pocono Mountains always in participation. This weeklong determination gives just the right amount of enthusiasm to get out and go. Scranton’s Steamtown National Historic […]

Fishing for Fun

A “Sure-Catch” at Two Lakeside Destinations Fishing around for some fun ideas to do? Whether an avid fisherman-woman-child or new to the sport; fish and pay lakes make the “sure catch” appeal fetch an avid audience. Reeling in the young and young-at-heart eager to start the sport, destinations like Big Brown Fish & Pay Lakes […]

ATTRACTION INDOORS

Kalahari’s Focused on Entertainment A drive-by Kalahari shows obvious plans for future expansion; but, it’s what’s “on the menu” inside that’s illustrating evolution this Spring. Recently adding new General Manager Arthur Keith onboard, the popular destination welcomes another view added to an ongoing lineup of success stories focused on entertainment. Bringing a Northeast vibe; the […]

SEASONS CHANGE

Setting Sights on Scenery Indoors & Out The changing of the seasons stirs a mixture of moods surrounding amusement attitudes. While we waive snow-sport sensations adieu; there’s plenty more entertaining ideas to do. Elevating attention on options outside, plus in, brings about suggestions–some obvious, others who would have guessed…all AMAZING! Setting sights (literally) on scenery, […]

The INSIDE Scoop

This Week’s Indoor Fun Find: Wax Hand Dipping Continued consideration in blending ideas for recreation, brings This Week’s edition of the Inside Scoop where we share a few interior to-do’s across the area. Settle in with the oldest candle shop in the Poconos — House of Candles for an awesome memory “making” experience with wax […]

FISH FACTS

PA Trout Season is Right Around the Corner With Pennsylvania’s Trout Season’s April 13 start in a matter of weeks, let’s reel-in a fish fact. Thanks to Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission’s Walt Dietz, we’ve got a line on a few popular PA Trout. Did you know… Pennsylvania has several species of fish from the […]

TRAP DOOR EXPERIENCE

Explore a Break-IN Escape Situation This Week shares more interior to-do’s across the area, where participants can try a unique escape room experience! Trap Door Escape Room’s 3000 square-foot warehouse offers a clever take on the great escape as the participant’s objective is to break INTO a storyline. Now playing CURE Z, this 2-hour 10+ […]

THIS WEEK’s…Invitation for a Planning Situation

THIS WEEK…Start Exploring Events to Make You Want to Stay

The Pocono Mountains—a magnificent vacation destination with tons of ideas for recreation. A view into a few “why’s” illustrates events and opportunities that are igniting Spring enthusiasm for fulltime or second home “stays”. As March maneuvers more than a few green-themed scenes across the region; it stands to reason Irish Fest cultivates plans to invest […]

THIS WEEKEND…Make Parade Plans in Stroudsburg

THIS WEEKEND…Share a Farewell to Flurries End of Season Sight

THIS WEEK…Enjoy a Local LIVE

THIS WEEK…Make Your Mark to See March Educational Opportunities

THIS WEEK…in the Poconos

THIS WEEK’S FORECAST for Appreciation on the Slopes

THIS WEEK’S Spotlight

THIS WEEK…Start Making March Winter Sports Music Festival Plans

Pocono Mountains Resorts Guide

T’is the season to be jolly because snow play is well underway with This Week in the Pocono’s Ski Guide giving details on the area’s top resorts. Trail map illustrations coax participants where to plan the day’s different level slopes; while mountain stats offer facts for selecting which resort to try the sport day one, […]

THIS WEEK…Consider an Afterdark Snowtubing Park Experience

THIS WEEK’s…Species Fun Fact

This Week’s INSIDE Scoop on Fun Found Indoors

THIS WEEK’s Thrill Suggestion…Trap Door Escape Room CURE Z

THIS WEEKEND…Experience 2 Resorts with 1 Lift Ticket & Plan on More for the Cure

THIS WEEK’s Fun Fact

THIS WEEKEND…Ski Big Bear Welcomes Winter Carnival Fun

THIS WEEKEND…Checkout Blue Mountain Winterfest January 26 & 27

This Week’s…Pocono Point

THIS WEEK…Explore a Menu with a View

THIS WEEK…Between the Pages…

THIS WEEK…Create Some Great Resort Snow Days

This Week…Explore Shawnee Experiences

This Week…Make End of the Month Plans to Expand on Ice

This Week…Learn an Eagles Experience

This Week…Enjoy ATV Trails

This Week’s Pocono Point

THIS WEEK…Download One of These Top Trail Maps

THIS WEEK…PREPARE to Entertain

THIS WEEK Make January Plans to Expand Snow-rizons

THIS WEEK…Order Some Sweet Treats

THIS WEEK…Download some great holiday savings across the Pocono Mountains!

THIS WEEKEND…Head to Hawley Winter Fest December 7th – 9th

THIS WEEKEND…Enjoy Quiet Valley’s Old Time Christmas Tradition December 8 & 9

THIS WEEK…Experience Amazing Holiday Theater Options at Shawnee

THIS WEEK…Take a Peek into Holiday Gift Giving at Briar Patch

THIS WEEK…Checkout great presents persuasion for outdoor snow play

THIS WEEK…Learn how new home decisions can cut costs

THIS WEEK…Enjoy some cozy downtime with a good book

THIS WEEK’S…COUPONS & OFFERS throughout the Pocono Mountains

Be a Coupon CLICKER…pick a coupon & download the image to save on your next Pocono Mountains Shop, Restaurant, and Attraction visit… Click to Enlarge and View to Download: Bartonsville Bushkill East Stroudsburg – Marshalls Creek GreentownCheck out Dutch’s Digital Coupons online: Stroudsburg – Snydersville Tannersville

THIS WEEKEND…Checkout a View into Events to Browse & Buy with More in Store

EVERY WEEK…Shop SMALL!

THIS WEEK…Start Some Season Planning

THIS WEEK…See all the Holiday Attractions

THIS HALLOWEEN…Try a Kalahari Gorilla Grove Experience!

THIS WEEK…Lock in on Snow Sport Savings at Shawnee!

THIS WEEK’s Night Fright Attraction…Camelback’s Monster Mountain

THIS WEEK…Enjoy a family friendly funtime at the Junction!

THIS WEEK…Start planning for Events Focused on Gift Giving

THIS WEEK…Explore Kalahari Suite Escapes & Community Days

THIS WEEKEND’s Food for Thought at Shawnee

THIS WEEK’s Focus for a Halloween Scream

THIS WEEKEND…Quiet Valley’s 44th Annual Harvest Festival Returns October 6 & 7

THIS WEEKEND…Enjoy the Autumn Timber Festival at Shawnee Mountain October 6 & 7

THIS WEEK…Get in the Holiday Mood and Explore a Deep Dark Cave Tour

THIS WEEK…Shawnee Mountain = P-Awesome Puppy Palooza Fun September 22 & 23

THIS WEEK…Head to Blue for an Oktoberfest View September 29th & 30th

THIS WEEK…Explore Autumn Splendor

THIS WEEK…Be a Part Right from the Start

CHECKOUT A VIEW (OR TWO) OF THESE AMAZING POCONO FOLK FEST PERFORMERS… Professor Louie & The Crowmatix: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ESaU2XP9jOs John Sebastian: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x874Bj6xKDQ Lenny Kaye: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7xCEw1sOCM0&pbjreload=10 Sean Della Croce: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gdCHi2xwBeI Strawberry Jam: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LNTVQAWfTOg The Lost Ramblers: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4SA4N5Bhzkc&pbjreload=10 Katlyn Lowe: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C11aiiGNbNM Lisa Ellex: https://www.pahomepage.com/video/pa-live-singer-songwriter-lisa-ellex-segment-1-january-15-2018_20180116132729/919041047 The Bikini Brothers: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zKVDlvt53-0  

THIS WEEK…Explore an Amazing Animal Attraction

THIS WEEK…Set Out to Get Out and Enjoy Treetop Adventures

THIS WEEK…Experience.

THIS WEEKEND…Don’t Miss This Savory Sensation at Shawnee! Plus…

THIS WEEK…Explore a Country Kettle Melting Pot of Magnificent Sweet Treats

THIS WEEKEND…Explore LaFesta Italiana August 31st thru September 3rd in Scranton

THIS WEEKEND…inVEST in Time On & Around the Lake with Wally Lake Fest August 24-26

THIS WEEKEND…Watch Wally Lake Fest on the Lake

THIS WEEKEND…Pocono State Craft Festival returns to Quiet Valley!

THIS WEEKEND…Spend some time at Blue Mountain’s Beer Fest

THIS WEEK…Speed WAYS

THIS WEEK…Roll into Something New

THIS WEEK…Experience Unique Grilling Eats

THIS WEEK…Learn a Fun Fact about the Poconos!

THIS WEEK…A Wednesday Night Only Concert You Won’t Want to Miss

Best known for his portrayal of the “Phantom” in The Phantom of the Opera, don’t miss Franc D’Ambrosio as he brings Broadway to East Stroudsburg! Also experience Musical Director Scott Besser! Tickets are $25 Adult/ $15 Student 570.460.7671  

THIS WEEK…Experience Halotherapy