THIS WEEK…in the Poconos

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 walkers wonder what they may see. Field guides give an informative perspective on wildlife providing details on reptiles, mammals, bugs, wildflowers even mushrooms. Consider an educational journey – take an Autumn hike! Stop in Carroll & Carroll Booksellers and grab 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 a great place to shop for all of your camping and vacationing needs. Part of the ShurSave Supermarkets group, Dutch’s strives to bring the freshest & largest selection of quality products to their customers and communities. Offering the recognizable Best Yet brand, they are giving customers […]

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 […]

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 clever […]

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 […]


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 […]


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, […]


Trails Tender Great Exercise Plus Scenery Plan for some time in the great outdoors this coming Spring! 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 […]

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 […]


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 […]


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 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… Bushkill East Stroudsburg – Marshalls Creek Stroudsburg Pocono Summit – Pocono Pines Tannersville Bartonsville Swiftwater

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


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: John Sebastian: Lenny Kaye: Sean Della Croce: Strawberry Jam: The Lost Ramblers: Katlyn Lowe: Lisa Ellex: The Bikini Brothers:  

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…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

THIS WEEK’s Spoon with a View…Delightful Kartrite’s Summit House Sights

THIS WEEK…Take in a Show

THIS WEEK…Quiet Valley’s Heritage Craft Day Returns August 11

THIS WEEK…Hit the Slopes

THIS WEEK…Shawnee’s Sweet Corn & BBQ Festival Returns August 4th & 5th

THIS WEEK…Forecasting Fun at Barley Creek

THIS WEEK…Explore the 14th Annual Festival August 4th & 5th

THIS WEEK…Carbon County Farms.Families.Fairs.Fun

TODAY… Make Plans for a Jubilee August 2 Celebration


THIS WEEK…Take a Peek at Critters for a Fun Time Rain or Shine

THIS WEEKEND…Checkout Audubon Wildlife Art & Craft Festival July 21 & 22

THIS WEEK…Head over to Shawnee for Oktoberfest July 14 & 15

THIS WEEK…Music in the Valley

THIS WEEK…Experience Fish & Pay Lakes

THIS WEEK…Find Professionals to Assist a Wish to Love Living in the Poconos

REAL ESTATE GUIDE professionals share a common dedication to helping clients find or build an ideal Pocono Mountains living. As some seek the thrill of a vacation getaway, others scenery and serenity surrounding a full-time stay; teams translate buying, renting and building wants and needs attentively. Whether wanting private scenery, or close to entertainment, shopping […]

THIS WEEK Pick a Day for Waterpark Play


THIS WEEK…Start Planning for Week’s of Fun Under the Sun

THIS WEEK…Consider a Underground Experience

THIS WEEK’s Holiday Delights & Sights

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. Break free from a […]

THIS WEEK Shares Anniversary Savings In-Store

Bendixen’s Giftware & Boutique blends unique souvenirs and apparel with an opportunity to browse around and see how intriguing a Pocono Mountains destination can be. This not-so-new Pocono Summit “neighbor” attributes a knack for embracing area evolution to its successful Route 940 address decades in the making. Understanding vacationers and fulltime friends alike can appreciate […]

THIS WEEK Explore Unique Pocono Crafts

As outdoor bonfires and barbecues 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. These clever copper creations are […]

THIS WEEK’s Community Concept

Independence Day impressions lead us to address another longtime name sharing 40-year fame—Liberty Homes Custom Builders. Embracing the concept to build a lifelong home comes from building a great community to live in since 1978; partners John Holahan and Frank Repholz dive right into discussing property perception. “[A community] is not just roads and businesses,” […]

NEXT WEEK…JUNE 23 You’ll Want to be

Summer defines Barley Creek’s divine splendor setting the stage for all to rave with Summerfest 14 taking over Pint Size Park 4-10 p.m. June 23. Extinguishing any uncertainty, you can rest assured they’ll be phenomenal music with some of the area’s hottest performers like headliners the Maybabies, plus a special appearance by Katie Ruvane. Throw […]

THIS WEEKEND…Quiet Valley Shares June 16

For more than 50 years, Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm has introduced guests to farm life as it was nearly two centuries ago. Unmasking a friendly atmosphere with farm animals, gardening basics and history, guides portraying the farm’s family members invite all to experience days gone by. June 16’s Summer Garden Party continues that tradition […]

NEXT WEEK…Make Plans June 23 & 24 to Tour

When selecting Pocono Mountains opportunities some prefer a mild, relaxing destination; others retract calming reservations choosing sort of a “wild life” situation. Ready to accommodate, Pocono Wildlife Rehabilitation and Education Center has set a date that assures anything but a hibernation allure, inviting all to an Open House tour 10-4 June 23 and 24. You’ll […]

THIS WEEKEND…Fly-into Pocono Mountains Municipal Airport Sunday May 27

Flippin’ flapjacks!  There’s some Memorial Weekend high flying action set for Sunday, May 27 as Community Aviation Day and Fly-In Drive-In Breakfast takes flight from 8am to 2pm at Pocono Mountains Municipal Airport! Start the day off with a hearty pancake breakfast in the hangar then hang around for helicopter and airplane rides, regional resources, […]

THIS WEEK expand entertaining options

Sharing ideas for outdoor entertaining, The Shoppes at American Candle is embracing summer symbolism for growth. Announcing expansion intentions, this popular Tannersville destination will soon host a Pocono Local Wineries and Breweries section! Welcoming these “Pieces of the Poconos” on-board gives patrons the chance to partake in an astounding assortment of area wine and craft […]

THIS WEEKEND…Celebrate at Shawnee Celtic Festival May 26 & 27

Festival season starts Memorial Day weekend at Shawnee Mountain! Kicking things into high gear the popular resort calls for all Irish, Scottish and Welsh clans to share in their annual plan for Shawnee Celtic Festival this year running May 26 & 27. A long standing tradition of live music, delicious food, themed vendors and dedicated […]

THIS SUMMER…in the Poconos

Summers are sensational in the Pocono Mountains! May ignites expectations for monumental outdoor recreation as warm weather seems to build excitement across the board for a variety of things to do. All eyes, nationally and within a drive, shift to Pocono Raceway as June races seem to set the pace for the start of weekly […]

ANY WEEK’s Reminder & Gift Finder for Mom

While a May 13 Mother’s Day reminder served as a perfect way to find her an ideal gift for the day; let’s shift gears here and share  a little creative selection direction on anytime giving. Looking alphabetically area-wise is an assortment comprised of destinations and gift ideas. Then think about non-cooking considerations where we’ve got […]

THIS WEEK’s Unique Hiking Experience

Located in Hickory Run State Park, Boulder Field is a National Natural Landmark and a true scenic wonder. A potpourri of loosely-packed boulders which range in size from a few inches to 25′ in length; its contents were left behind after the last ice advance. The surprisingly flat field measures 400′ wide, 1,800′ long and […]

THIS SUMMER’s 5 Festival Forecasts

Warm weather reaps the rewards to kicking off another fine festival season in the Poconos. Shawnee Mountain shares a flare for collecting some of the top area activities with a timeline you’ve just got to see. Let’s start with a “green scene” bringing the sights and sounds of the Emerald Isles and Scottish Highlands to […]

THIS WEEKEND Farm Animal Frolic nestles into Quiet Valley May 26 & 27

“Celebrating the renewal of life that comes with the season of Spring,” Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm presents Farm Animal Frolic, a magnificent opportunity to experience baby animals firsthand. This popular weekend program held May 26th and 27th, shares shows, games and hands-on activities the whole family will enjoy. Entertaining and downright adorable, Farm Animal […]

NEXT WEEK…Blue Mountain Brings Back Bark Bash May 5

Blue Mountain Ski Resort sets the perfect scene for animal lovers as Bark Bash takes place at the base outside the Tubing Park noon to 5 Saturday May 5th. Calling all well-behaved leashed pets and their owners, free admission and parking makes this a fabulous day out. Just follow the barking to explore animal-related vendors, […]

THIS WEEK…Take to the Trees!

Gorilla Grove Treetop Adventures sets the stage for some amazing opportunities to try a unique outdoor experience. So, here’s the story how this popular destination, situated in Kalahari territory, introduces physical activities with ease for all ages. Take close-to-the-ground children’s courses for a start, where leveled platforms, connected by bridges, build balance and maneuverability skills. […]

THIS WEEK…Seek an April 28 Wine Festival Delight

An enticingly awesome way to celebrate the season switchover, Sculpted Ice Works welcomes the opportunity to share “Pennsylvania’s Premier Wineries” with Spring Thaw Ice & Wine Festival noon to 5p.m. April 28. While this familiar Lakeville destination favors frost, rolling in live ice carving with a mix of entertainment, food, and local vendors; ignites a […]

THIS WEEK…Is an April 28 Spring-fun Time at Waverly Community House

Waverly Community House embraces spring as a time for renewal hosting the 3rd Annual Greenhouse & Kitchen Show 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 28. An “updated, streamlined and re-imagined” version of the destination’s popular House and Garden Show; fresh ideas and new approaches to design, plus tips for healthy eating alternatives and sustainable […]

THIS WEEK…ATV Adventures offer…

Ever consider trying something new while on vacation or as a weekend idea for recreation? The Lost Trails ATV Adventures offers a variety of trails for mountain exploration. Seasoned traveler with your own Sport Quad, side-by-side UTV, Dirt Bike; or you’d like to take on a new experience; Lost Trails blends the right mix of […]

THIS WEEK…Experience Live Performances

Spring brings enthusiasm to expand entertainment opportunities with designations like Shawnee Playhouse, Barley Creek Brewing Company and Mohegan Sun Pocono offering unique ideas to go explore more. From daytime shows to evening options, May carries on in ways you’ve got to see! Shawnee Playhouse opens its doors for amazing theatrics with show lineups both the […]

THIS WEEK’S Alluring Fact…

As fishing season is upon us This Week’s fun fact comes from Jeff Woehrle of Woehrle’s Bait Shop in Mount Pocono. Did you know the United States’ most popular bait for fishing actually comes from Canada? The Canadian Nightcrawler’s wiggly worth reflects in over 600 million worms imported each year. That’s some pretty important imports, […]

THIS WEEK in the Poconos…Destinations Continue to Share Earthly Dedication April 28

Earth Day—a time to celebrate nature and unite in support of the environment with a day (or more) of dedication! This world-wide celebration sends its message surrounded by festivities set to educate and engage global appreciation with local organizations. “Pinpointing” places across the region embracing this reason, let’s share the who, what, when and where […]

This Week’s INs & OUTs

THIS WEEK…Now Clear This! Savings are In-Store at these Top Shops

Spring certainly brings shopping to mind. Compelled to tell of the area’s seasonal sells like winter clearance and new arrivals; or outdoor exploration and finding field guide information, finds a list of destinations with spectacular situations. Where better to begin than Starting Gate Action Sports. With the start of spring and winter weather winding away, […]

THIS WEEK + in the Poconos

THIS WEEK’s Nature-Know

Viewing wildlife in their natural habitat can be a wonderful way to connect with nature. However, it’s important to observe certain safety precautions for you and the animals. Don’t Feed the Bears…It reduces the risk of foraging and aggression towards people   Steer Clear of Mothers with Young…Never chase, or try to handle pups as […]

THIS WEEK…Sights Set on Trout Season

Trout season is just around the corner with anglers out and about preparing for opening day Saturday, April 14th. From buying fishing licenses across the area at locations like Lake Ariel’s Hunter’s Gallery; to eagerly awaiting the time to cast a line observing Trout stocking events. Sharing a Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission list by […]

THIS WEEK in the Poconos…April 21 Has Fun Reaching New Heights!

As if you needed an incentive to want to fly, Pocono TreeVentures envisions “two free zip rides” an Earth Day reason why to enjoy April 21 tree-high 10a.m. to 4p.m.. Buy a ropes course ticket to take on this gratis-go and you’ll know just how great aerial adventures can be. “Climbing through the trees and […]

THIS WEEK…Prepare to Participate in National Parks Week Now thru April 29

Celebrate National Park Week now thru April 29th with incentives across the nation to explore an amazing situation. A way to introduce and share the great outdoors is yours with Pocono Mountains always in participation. This weeklong determination gives just the right amount of enthusiasm to get out and go. Kickoff festivities locally with an […]

THIS WEEK…Let’s Dish Some Dining Details…

Dining in the Pocono Mountains offers an amazing experience with a variety of taste temptations. Seeking just the right feast is key in creating the ideal outing with indications for opportunities to enjoy a romantic or casual family situation. Live entertainment from the area’s top talent provides a great experience to relax and enjoy a […]

THIS WEEK…Explore a Fascinating PA Fish Fact

Pennsylvania has several species of fish from the trout & salmon family pursued by anglers each year, with the native brook trout seizing the title of Pennsylvania’s official state fish! Other trout in Commonwealth inland waters include rainbow, brown & lake trout. Brook & lake trout are the only native trout to our state & […]

March 18 St Patrick’s Day Parade set for Stroudsburg

Pocono Irish American Club’s mission to, “Promote and preserve Irish and American culture,” marches on with Sunday, March 18 marking another magnificent St. Patrick’s Day Parade date. Starting 1:30p.m a two mile route along Main Street will gather onlookers out for a look-see through the Borough of Stroudsburg. Eastward on ending in East Stroudsburg, a […]

Shawnee Shares More a Flair for Snow March 18

Shawnee Mountain Ski Area invites one and all to kick off snow-festival fun with a March 18th Costume Carnival Day! Plan to come in full costume as this incentive to carry on festivities certainly has its perks. From a 1p.m. parade, contest and same day lift ticket persuasion; to the obvious—outrageous outfits visualization.  

Snowy Sendoff Salutations March 16-18!

As Pocono Mountains lush greenery begins blanketing the scenery, we prepare to bid a fond adieu to flurries igniting the impulse to share an a-DO for you to enjoy that last snow-go. Resorts across the region hosted a sensational season filled with skiing, snowboarding and snowtubing. A plan to spend a day or two with […]

Dining Ideas that Share

For a start, let’s depart from the classic steakhouse and detail Double Cut Charcoal Grill contemporary cuisine in Kalahari Pocono Resort’s taste variety scene. Steaks, chops and seafood blend brilliantly with fresh seasonal fare; while elegant surroundings create an ideal atmosphere for groups or a few. On to a “New age red sauce restaurant”—Sortino’s Italian […]

How Sweet It Is! Maple Sugaring Day is Back March 10th!

See how pure maple syrup is made at Monroe County Conservation District’s Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center sponsored Public Maple Sugaring Day 10a.m. to 3p.m. Saturday, March 10th. Tours, tastings and tantalizing presentations are set for all to enjoy as you join Environmental Educators on a journey through the Sugarbush. A sure-to-be sensory delight, guests […]

Area Attraction…in action

Male Bobcats will go up to 20 miles in a single night to search for a receptive female How about those male Timberdoodles—feathery “flirts” who fly upwards of 300 feet before spiraling back to attract females with a warbling song and zigzag pattern Watch for more wild…life facts to come here at This Week in […]

Ski for the Cure Repeats Astounding Feats this Saturday

Breast Cancer Awareness continues to carve a presence at JFBB as the 11th Annual Ski for the Cure inspires one and all to go pink for a cause February 24. With 100% of net proceeds dedicated to the local chapter of Susan G. Komen for the Cure Northern Pennsylvania Affiliate, it’s sure to be a […]

Crystal Cabin Fever heats up Ice Works!

Lakeville’s Sculpted Ice Works artisans have been masterfully carving away at over 100 tons of ice in anticipation of this year’s Crystal Cabin Fever Ice Festival now to 25th. Considered one of the Poconos “Coolest” winter events, this year’s “Under the Big Top” theme is sure to be quite the scene. Spectacular ice sights are in store […]

Shawnee Playhouse shares a holiday weekend February 16, 17 & 18 where…

Sure Shakespeare shares this “sweet” rose reference poetically, but as Valentine’s Day approaches “star-crossed lovers” scenes seem to be a spectacular lean toward showbiz suggestions. Shawnee Playhouse rose to the occasion hosting weekend “dates” 8p.m. February 16, 17 and 2p.m. the 18th to celebrate February as the month of romance so why not do something different? […]

Shawnee Cancer Awareness Weekend February 10

Shawnee Mountain Ski Area hosts Cancer Awareness Weekend February 10 where pink attire is desired and participation in fundraising recreation—a plus. While, the first 100 lift tickets takes home a free pink hat, that’s not the whole reason to be at this popular event. Come see how fun Shawnee can be for yourself and others.

Mohegan Sun Spots…

TWIP ThroughTime…

This Week in the Poconos magazine has been in continuous publication since 1932. Under the direction of the Miller family, the magazine has shown Pocono locals and visitors alike, Where to Go, What to Do and What to See for over 86 years. Let’s take a trip with TWIP through Time as we revisit the […]

Blue Mountain shares…

“Cheers to 40 years,” reads Blue Mountain Resort’s 2018 moniker celebrating the locally-owned and operated business’s monumental vindication as a top notch snow sport destination. Sharing a look into longevity, takes us to how solving a family dilemma evolved into the popular resort. Avoiding the task of traveling long distances to enjoy snow fun, has […]

Ski Big Bear celebrates Winter Carnival GREATs this Sunday

Ski Big Bear at Masthope Mountain stirs up some snow-motivation with a day of play on the slopes Sunday, January 28 at the popular Winter Carnival. This dynamic destination encourages all to grab a lift ticket and get outdoors for some awesome family friendly fun. Winter Carnival is a great motivator to try skiing or […]

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