THIS WEEKEND’s July 21 Experience

Pinecrest Lake Golf & Country Club’s first annual Multi-Family Tailgate Sale Not your average yard sale! You’ll find home decor items, lamps, furniture, toys & children’s items, art, books, electronics, bric-a-brac, and everything in between. Refreshments available, too. Stop by on Saturday, July 21st from 8am to 2pm, at the Pinecrest Lake Golf Clubhouse parking […]

MCHA’s Victorian Tea and Luncheon

The Monroe County Historical Association (MCHA) will present its 22nd Annual Victorian Tea and Luncheon on Sunday, April 27 at the Chateau Resort and Conference Center in Tannersville. This year’s program, by Marta McDowell, is titled “Curves, Carpets and Color: A Lecture on Romantic and Victorian Gardening in America.” The presentation explores the development of […]

Area Easter Celebrations

Coinciding with the blossoming of spring, Easter is a holiday observed in varying ways. In Christianity, Easter is the holiest, most profound holiday. For the secular world, Easter symbolizes chocolate bunnies and colorful eggs. For virtually everyone, Easter Sunday is a time to get together with family and friends and enjoy a wonderful feast. Easter […]

Spring Thaw Reveals Year-Round Fun for Camelback

Tucked deep beneath an eight foot bed of snow inviting skiers, boarders and snowtubers to the excitement that is Camelback, lays the source of tranquil waters ready to offer another kind of tubing along Camelbeach’s Lazy River. Filled with 50 gallon drums tipping the scale by over 1000 in numbers under layers of plywood; this […]

Spring breaks, Bears wake: Don’t Feed the Bears

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

Tough Mudder hits the Pocono Raceway

Pocono Raceway’s tricky triangle is legendary for challenging some of the world’s best racecar professionals. Now with Spring just around the corner, race grounds are being transformed to accommodate new nail biting twists and turns as Tough Mudder gets set to take place April 19th and 20th. The renowned athletic test of strength and endurance […]

Take a Peek at PEEC: Adventures in Learning the Great Outdoors

Spring has sprung sparking outdoor enthusiasts’ thirst for an invigorating chance to soak up the scenery at one of the many beautiful Pocono retreats. One, the Delaware Water Gap, is rich with waterfalls, plant life and other sorts of critters scattered about. It boasts 77,000 acres of recreation wonderment with a wealth of resources ready […]

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. […]

Tips for Attracting Songbirds

Attract more musical birds to your backyard with these easy-to-accomplish methods from the Audubon Society Guide to Attracting Birds! Plant native shrubs, vines and trees. Because they have endured and adapted to the temperature extremes of the past, native plants are the best choice for creating bird-friendly habitats for the future. Provide a water source […]

Spring Thaw Ice and Wine Festival

As warmer weather settles in across the Pocono Mountains, a unique spring event puts ice back in the forecast. On Saturday, April 12, ice will fly during the first ever Spring Thaw Ice & Wine Festival at the Sculpted Ice Works facility in Lakeville. Featuring six of Pennsylvania’s premier wineries in one fabulous location, this spirited celebration presents a […]

Behold Boulder Field!

Boulder Field, located in Hickory Run State Park, is a National Natural Landmark and a true scenic wonder. The vast “field” of stone is a fossil and a relict, its contents left behind after the last ice advance. Hickory Run’s Boulder Field is a potpourri of loosely-packed boulders which range in size from a few […]

Curious About Coyotes?

Did you know that the highest population of coyotes in Pennsylvania was, at one time, in the Pocono Mountains? Learn how the canines got here and why we have them during an interactive program at PPL’s Lake Wallenpaupack Environmental Learning Center! Curious about Coyotes will take place on Saturday, April 5 at 2 p.m. Pennsylvania […]

Fish On!

Gather your friends, family and fishing poles and head for the Pocono waterways! The Pocono Mountains Region of Pennsylvania widely is known as a top destination for coldwater fishing. Healthy populations of rainbow, brook and brown trout flourish in local waters, and abundant public fishing holes are easily accessible by car or scenic hike. Through […]

WCBA presents Home and Garden Festival

The Wayne County Builders Association (WCBA) will present its annual Home and Garden Festival on Saturday and Sunday, April 26 and 27 at Ladore Lodge Camp Retreat & Conference Center in Waymart. This free public festival features fun for the whole family, with indoor and outdoor exhibits and many new offerings. In addition to top-quality […]

The Jubilee: Generations of Enjoyable Eats

Drive past Van Gilders Jubilee in Pocono Pines on any given day and you’ll see a crowd. Is it their famous wing nights reeling them in? Perhaps it’s their walls lined with photos inviting a peek into the area’s past? One thing is certain; this popular Pocono eatery has been carving a niche in the […]

Take In a Local Ballgame

It’s that time of year again—Little League baseball, and let’s not forget softball, is upon us. A time for the young and old alike to take in a local game at one of the many ballfields scattered about the region. The infamous late Pocono snow appears to have subsided with cleanup crews crossing their fingers […]