Wine & Food Festival at Split Rock

Over 100 Wine, Food & Craft Vendors Saturday & Sunday, June 22nd and 23rd, Split Rock Resort is set to celebrate year 29 of the Great Tastes of PA Wine & Food Festival with tastings from 34 PA wineries plus over 100 Vendors that will send your senses reeling. Surrounding 3 stages of live performances […]

Garden Party Particulars

Quiet Valley’s Summer Garden Party Returns For over 55 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 15’s Summer […]

Pint Size Park Packs Massive Music Play

On Scene with Barley Creek’s Summerfest 15 Summer defines Barley Creek’s divine splendor setting the stage for all to rave with Summerfest 15 taking over the Pint Size Park 4-10 p.m. Saturday, June 22nd. Extinguishing any uncertainty, you can rest assured there will be phenomenal music with some of the area’s hottest performers like headliners […]

Community Aviation Day Takes Flight

Flippin’ flapjacks! There’s some Memorial Weekend high flying action set for Sunday, May 26 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, […]

Intro to the Season’s Where-to-Go’s

Summers are sensational in the Pocono Mountains! Whether seasoned “stayer” or weekend player, one can appreciate some direction with to-do inspection. Let’s share a few early summer edition where’s: All eyes, nationally (and within a drive), shift to Pocono Raceway as June races seem to set the pace for the start of weekly and weekend […]

Behold Boulder Field!

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 […]

Quiet Valley’s Farm Animal Frolic Returns

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 returns Saturday and Sunday May 25th & 26th, sharing shows, games and hands-on activities the whole family will enjoy. Entertaining and downright […]

Waverly House & Garden Show

Waverly Community House embraces spring as a time for renewal hosting the annual House & Garden Show 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, April 28. The show features fresh ideas and new approaches to decor, plus tips for healthy eating alternatives and sustainable gardening, introducing one and all to area talent and treasures. Browse over […]

Holley Ross Pottery… A Destination Experience

“A place to make a memory, not just a gift shop!” describes Charlotte Laing of Holley Ross Pottery, nestled in quaint LaAnna on Route 191 between Cresco & Newfoundland. The large factory showroom accommodates a wealth of manufacturers’ items including Fiesta Dinnerware, Polish Pottery and Talavera Pottery alongside their own pieces made onsite. Outdoors, customers […]

Nature Celebrations Across the Region

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 […]

Good Taste Tally

Explore a Variety of Dining Directions Whether discussing style or dining; “good taste” can be uniquely defined in the Pocono Mountains. Turning the table to the latter, opts for palate persuasion to try a variety of dining directions. Elegant, romantic cuisine featuring a magnificent scene brings about ideas for destinations like Double Cut Charcoal Grill, […]

Great Wolf Lodge Renovations

Expansion Appeal Seals the Deal PHOTO: Chief Executive Officer Murray Hennessy (right) digs into unveiling Great Wolf Lodge’s latest attraction Oliver’s Mining Company alongside General Manager Bill Colavito and resort icon Wiley the Wolf. HOWL Great Wolf Lodge ever expand the Poconos Mountains lodge’s attraction steadfast since 2005? By doing just THAT! Expansion appeal, seals […]

The Inside Scoop

This Week’s Indoor Fun Find on Track Consideration in blending ideas for recreation, creates an astounding collection of opportunities in the Pocono Mountains. Sharing a few interior to-do’s across the region, turns attention to indoor go-karts with S&S Speedways topping the charts this edition for those with adrenaline ambition. While private parties like bachelorette, holiday […]

Spring Turkey & Fishing Seasons

PA TROUT SEASON: APRIL 13 – SEPTEMBER 2PA SPRING TURKEY SEASON: APRIL 27 – MAY 31 PA TROUT & TURKEY LICENSE REQUIREMENTS Driver’s License with Current Address Social Security Number GUIDELINES* TROUT • Minimum Size 7 inches • Daily Limit 5 Streams Lakes & Ponds Combined Species PA Fish & Boat Commission fishandboat.com TURKEY • […]

Soaring Through the Winter Season

During winter, hundreds of bald eagles migrate to the Poconos, joining a thriving population of resident eagles. Not only are eagle sightings more abundant in winter, it’s also the most ecologically sound time of year to seek out these spectacular birds. On Saturdays and Sundays from January through mid-March, the Eagle Institute in Lackawaxen and […]

Illuminating Gifts: American Candle

The name is deceiving. While American Candle features a huge array of candles, the Bartsonsville boutique offers so much more: Vera Bradley and Baggallini handbags, shoes, jewelry, Swarovski crystal, collectibles, hand-painted art glass, home décor, candy and hundreds of other items. Purveyor of the hip contemporary Pandora bracelets and charms, American Candle offers the perfect […]

Winged Majesty: Eagles in the Poconos

On the brink of extinction when the Eagle Institute in Lackawaxen was founded nearly 20 years ago by Lori McKean, eagles now thrive in the Pocono Mountains. Supported solely by volunteers, members and contributors who are dedicated to the preservation of these regal raptors, the Eagle Institute has educated nearly 50,000 people about the critical […]

thisweek.net: everything you need to know about the Poconos

For over 81 years, This Week in the Poconos has been the definitive source for where to go, what to do and what to see in the Pocono Mountains. And now, with our newly designed web site, which is updated daily, you can access the latest news and information from your computer or mobile device […]

Hiking the Pocono Mountains

Rolling hills, waterfalls, rivers, lakes and evergreen forests: the Pocono Mountains offer 2,400 square miles of natural beauty for hikers. Here are some wonderful places to hike in the Poconos: Big Pocono State Park, Camelback Road, Tannersville—Steep and rough grades are appropriate for experienced, physically fit hikers. Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, River Road, […]

Winged Migration: Eagles Flourish in the Poconos

One of the most majestic sights circling the sky, the eagle represents strength, courage and grace. Lofty, dignified, the eagle doesn’t flit from place to place. Rather, the eagle discovers a beautiful place to land, replenish and recreate. Among Pennsylvania’s many splendors is its abundance of eagles that are attracted to the unspoiled nature of […]

Illumination and Elegance at Hutton Metalcrafts

For the past 30 years, Hutton Metalcrafts, located in lovely Pocono Pines, has been creating copper lighting fixtures handmade in the traditional pre-1800s style. Long before electricity, or even kerosene, became widespread, copper and candle box lanterns lighted most American homes. Today, under the artistry of metalworker Tom Hutton, those lamps co-mingle contemporary functionality with […]