Experience the Mystery and Majesty of Crystal Cave

An attraction known to many as “Pennsylvania’s Greatest Natural Wonder” is a fantastic experience for the whole family. Crystal Cave in nearby Kutztown is a fun and historical place to visit. With over one hundred acres to explore you can plan a tour of the cave and see all of the many natural formations. If […]

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, […]

The Beauty of the Season – from the Air!

Did you ever rustle through a pile of leaves and wonder in excitement how they got their beautiful coloring? Leaves change color in the fall through a process called photosynthesis made possible by the presence of chlorophyll. This process requires water. In the warmer months, leaves capture the sun’s energy and stay green. But as […]

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 […]

The Shoppes at American Candle presents…

In a once in a lifetime opportunity event, The Shoppes at American Candle are bringing you a Jim Shore Signing Event on 9/22/19. Jim Shore is an American born artist who, at a young age, was introduced to art from his parents and grandmother. He worked hard for many many years developing his designs and […]

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 […]

Pocono Garlic and Harvest Festival Set for Labor Day Weekend

One of the most popular events of the year is finally here! It’s time for the Pocono Garlic and Harvest Festival. You will find everything from garlic foods and garlic themed merchandise to live music, assorted demonstrations and loads of activities for children! From August 31st to September 1st come on down to Shawnee Ski […]

A Celebration of Culture, Food & Entertainment in Scranton

Plan to take a little drive on Labor Day Weekend to the heart of downtown Scranton and you will be enjoying yourself at La Festa Italiana! At Courthouse Square, you will find a free event filled with live entertainment on multiple stages, a 5K Run/Walk, an Italian Mass and over eighty vendors offering authentic Italian […]

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, […]

Take a Views Cruise with Wallenpaupack Scenic Boat Tours

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 […]

Kalahari Resorts – Home to So Many Dining Options

At Kalahari Resorts, there are numerous choices for the entire family to enjoy their meals. There are family-friendly options such as the fun Kalahari Character Breakfast at Sortino’s Italian Kitchen, Great Karoo Marketplace Buffet, Pizza Pub and Café Mirage. If you wish to stay within the waterpark, there are six dining outlets and you never […]

Historical Facts (& Coming Events) Shared by Bushkill Falls

Did you know… Bushkill Falls was visited before its official opening in 1904? 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. […]

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, […]

At American Candle

Avid collectors won’t want to miss this once in a lifetime event as The Shoppes at American Candle bring you their Jim Shore Signing Event on September 22nd. What a wonderful opportunity to meet the designer and add value to your pieces when you have them signed. What a great collectible for your home or surprise someone you […]

S&S Speedways thrill of the Ride

For over twenty years, S&S Speedways is bringing Indoor Go-Kart fun and excitement to the Poconos. If you love racing, this is a place you must visit. Located in convenient 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 […]

ABC Supply 500 Indycar Series at Pocono Raceway

Pocono Raceway has an action-packed weekend planned August 17-18, 2018. On Saturday, there is a Vintage Indy Car Celebration. The scheduled car show and autograph sessions will delight fans of all ages. On-track activity will include both practices and qualifying for Sunday’s big race. Then on Sunday, you won’t want to miss the ABC Supply […]

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 […]

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. […]

Old-Fashioned Home Cooked Meals at Affordable Prices

Some places specialize in their breakfasts, others have the best sandwiches or burgers. Well, there’s a place in nearby Henryville that has all of that and more. That is Cook’s Corner Family Restaurant. Serving good old-fashioned, home cooked meals at affordable prices, Cook’s Corner is the place to go! The breakfast menu is extensive with […]

At Costa’s Family Fun Park

Located on Route 6 in the Northeastern Pocono Mountains, Costa’s Family Fun Park offers activities for the entire family. Costa’s offers go-karts, mini golf, laser tag, bumper boats, batting cages, water slides, birthday party specials and more! Being a spectator is free. You only pay as you play. There are packages available too to give […]

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 […]

Carbon County Fair August 5-10

From August 5-10th the Carbon County Fair is on! Celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, the fair continues to provide an amazing line up of entertainment for children and adults alike. Monday begins an action-packed day with the Opening Ceremony and Crowning of the Fair Queen, a Zero Turn Competition, and a spectacular fireworks display. […]

Forecasting a Snow-Go at Barley Creek

On Sunday, August 4th folks from near and far will come together to celebrate the life and legacy of Madyson Brendal Law. At Barley Creek’s Pint Sized Park, come see it snow in August at Mady’s Snow Day. Such an extraordinary young lady who touched the lives of so many people around her, Mady knew […]

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 […]

A Memory Around Every Corner at Country Junction

If you are looking for a family-oriented experience and a place with a nostalgic feel, then you need to look no further than Country Junction in nearby Lehighton. You can shop for treasures for the home and delicious sweet treats including homemade fudge and vintage candy. With an arcade, mini bowling alley and free petting […]

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 Pocono Mountains, the animal park brings glorious wild animals and education through hands-on learning jointly to life. When you can be […]

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 […]

Taste Jubilee Restaurant’s Grand 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 […]

This Weekend: Art to Life at Audubon Art and Craft Festival

Are you in awe of Nature and just how beautiful it is? Do you love learning about preserving our wildlife? To celebrate and help educate the public about the wildlife in our area and preserving our environment the Audubon Wildlife Arts and Craft Festival was formed. On July 20 and 21, 2019 in Wallenpaupack Area […]

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 […]

Pocono Indian Museum & Gift Shop

Located in one of the oldest buildings in the Pocono Mountains, the Pocono Indian Museum is a fun place to spend the afternoon. Through displays of artifacts, tools and weapons the history of the Delaware Indians comes to life before your very eyes. You can take a thirty-minute tour of the museum if you wish […]

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 […]

Pocono Cheesecake Factory’s Cafe at The Crossings

Outlet shopping makes everyone two things: tired and hungry. Luckily there is a place serving salads, sandwiches, wraps, soups, and creamy, delicious cheesecakes. The atmosphere is friendly and the food is made fresh daily. It is the perfect reboot to continue your shopping fun! Check out www.PoconoCheesecake.com

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 […]

At Promised Land Inn

Surrounded by thousands of acres of wondrous Promised Land State Park woodlands with outstanding outdoor recreation like hiking, fishing, and hunting; Promised Land Inn embraces exclusivity as the only eatery attraction for miles. Blending bucolic beauty with a family friendly food find; 30-year residents and Inn owners Jeff and Tina Barwick’s focus on “filling the […]

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. Stop in Carroll & Carroll Booksellers and grab a paperback guide.

Land of Make Believe Amusement Reality

For 65 years, Land of Make Believe has embraced a family-friendly amusement park perception creating day-trips to make memories that last a lifetime. Affordable fun in mind finds this centrally located destination merely minutes away in NJ, sharing a collection of amazing rides specifically designed for parent/caregiver and child interaction. Whether the idea is to […]

This Week’s Fun Fact from Bushkill Falls

Did you know…Bushkill Falls was visited before its official opening in 1904? 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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 • […]

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 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

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…Explore

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 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 […]

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’S Amusement Park ATTRACTION

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 […]