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. […]

Crystal Cave Lantern Tours Friday & Saturday Nights All Month Long!

“An abundance of ghost stories have occurred at Crystal Cave over the past 144 years,” shares Kathy Campbell intriguing visitors to experience the Kutztown destination’s ominous past through the Halloween Ghost Lantern Tours. With select dates throughout October, she considers the “Mysterious feeling of being inside a dark cave” a catalyst compelling visitors to cast […]

Kicker Friday at Camelback

Camelback Resort—one of the top snow sport destinations in the Pocono Mountains seizes an opportunity to share the latest in ski equipment with Kicker Demo Day set for February 19. Figure Friday into your weekend plans from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for a demo day! Considered, “Designs [that] embrace groomers, hard pack, crud and […]

Jack Frost & Big Boulder Resorts

Two ski resorts—twice the fun! Cleverly situated merely minutes away from one another, Jack Frost and Big Boulder each offer outstanding skiing, snowboarding and snowtubing with entertainment to boot! So what sets these neighboring Blakeslee and Lake Harmony NEPA destinations apart? The difference is like day and night—literally! Both deliver equally invigorating snow sport sensations […]

Pocono Mountains Map to explore a Wine Lover’s Paradise

Simply click on the image below for your map then hit the trails! Your invitation to explore the unique vineyards and wineries nestled neatly within the beautiful Pocono Mountains landscape awaits as Pocono Wine Trail unmasks the essence of seven exquisite family owned estates all just a short drive from one another. Entwine yourself in […]

Autumn Altitude with Moyer Aviation

Autumn erupts with a kaleidoscope of color throughout the Pocono Mountains. Where better to see all this magnificence than from the air with Moyer Aviation ready to oblige. Centrally located atop the plateau at Pocono Mountains Municipal Airport, Moyer offers an assortment of airplane tour options. From 10 minute Mountain Tours circling breathtaking scenery, to […]

ADVantage Point for Stunning Fall Foliage this weekend!

Seize the opportunity to capture the most stunning, panoramic views, and witness the changing season from a new perspective with Camelback Mountain Resort at the helm offering easy access to the best vantage points high above the treetops. Camelback Mountain Adventure’s TreeTop Flyer Scenic Chairlift, the only scenic sky ride in the Pocono Mountains, takes up to four […]

Intense> Shawnee Mountain Rodeo Days September 19th & 20th

Intense excitement heats up this year’s Shawnee Mountain Rodeo returning Saturday and Sunday, September 19th and 20th to Shawnee Mountain Ski Area. Experience the thrill of watching riders from the First Frontier Circuit compete in six fully-sanctioned Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) events including Saddle Bronc Riding, Bull Riding, Calf Roping and more. Plan to […]

Trick or Trek> Zombie Run or Rot Challenge at Country Junction September 19!

As 5K enthusiasts continue conquering clever takes on the endurance run, Country Junction joins forces with Waldorf Entertainment and Carbon Adventure Racing for a spooky spin on the sport with September 19’s Zombie Run or Rot challenge. Hearts race as participants dodge the drooling departed tackling treacherous obstacles across The Waldorf Estate at Country Junction. […]

Garlicious…Pocono Garlic Festival at Shawnee September 5 & 6

The local pick packing a kick, Pocono Garlic Festival returns to Shawnee Mountain Labor Day Weekend Saturday, September 5 & 6 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Bursting with garlicious food and fun for everyone, this annual festival not only opens doors to innovative uses for garlic, it’s filled with live entertainment, cooking demos, displays […]

Camelbeach Mountain Waterpark Labor Day Weekend~ Refreshing…

Slide, splash and surf your way through those hot summer days at Camelbeach Mountain Waterpark! This rambling mountainside oasis is less than two hours outside New York City and Philadelphia; with the open space feel of the Pocono Mountains you like and the occasional sand between your toes feel you crave! What a combination! Featuring over […]

LA FESTA ITALIANA…Translation Reveals Scranton Sensations September 4th to the 7th

“The time of your life without a dime in your pocket,” is what LA FESTA ITALIANA’s Chris DiMattio considers the draw that attracts thousands to Courthouse Square 40 years running. Italian heritage sights, sounds and tastes collide with the rich culture of Downtown Scranton at this free festival September 4th through the 7th. What DiMattio […]

Quiet Valley Farm to Table Food Tasting September 5

You don’t get any fresher than straight from the patch to palate making Quiet Valley’s Farm to Table Experience Saturday, September 5 a uniquely pleasant pick for whole food enthusiasts. Spend the day touring the farm then take in the opportunity to sup on end of summer produce and traditional harvest lore starting at 4 […]

Lakes-A-Live! Wally Lake Fest Arrives August 28th through the 30th!

The countdown to Wally Lake Fest, ignited enthusiasm across the region with repeats and first-timers alike ready to take in the sights, sounds and sails of this increasingly popular three day event set for Friday, August 28 through Sunday, August 30. The festival now in its 6th year continues to make waves out and about […]

Unique Techniques Stir Quiet Valley August 22 & 23 Pocono State Craft Festival

Scenic splendor that is Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm invites the exquisite works of talented artisans to share the spotlight at this year’s Pocono State Craft Festival Saturday, August 22 and Sunday, August 23. Co-sponsors Pocono Arts Council and the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen describe the gathering as a way to, “Celebrate the heritage, beauty […]

Claws’ Cubs Have Arrived!

CLAWS ‘N’ PAWS—a unique animal experience tucked away in the beautiful mountainesque scenery surrounding Lake Ariel has been welcoming generations of guests for over 40 years. Using the term “guests” loosely, the popular Wild Animal Park recently welcomed two new arrivals July 28—Rashmi and Devika. A little furry, plenty playful and ready to call the […]

Mud Run Showers Shawnee August 15

A 5K mountain trail filled with natural and man-made obstacles favoring the magnificence of mud—oh yeah Shawnee Mountain’s annual Mud Run beckons! Ready to heed the call and tackle the terrain August 15? This popular timed event benefitting Pocono Girls on the Run really kicks up the dirt with a post race BBQ, live entertainment, […]

Timber! Festival of Wood Lumbers into Grey Towers August 1 & 2

A focus on “Goods from the Woods” awaits all at this year’s Festival of Wood lumbering into Grey Towers National Historic Site this weekend, August 1 and 2. Aged 11 years to perfection, FW guests will find various crafts and activities focusing on the wonders of wood in everyday living to chip away the day. […]

A Tube for all Seasons…

Tubing in the summer defines a definite memory maker as Blue Lightning all season tubing blows the mind dashing snowy sport limitations! This exhilarating attraction at The Villas and Fernwood Resort features the only all season tubing facility in the Pocono Mountains. Take a Magic Carpet lift ride, tube in hand, along two 400 foot tubing […]

Family Fun Fest All Summer Long!

It’s all for fun and fun for all as Country Junction’s Summer Bash Family Fun Fest continues propelling this popular Lehighton hotspot to awesome heights every weekend in August. Oh so much more than a phenomenal country store, CJ’s Events Center masterminds have cooked up some outrageous ideas for the entire family unit. Spend a […]

The Best of the Wurst… July 18 & 19 at Shawnee!

Shawnee Mountain Ski Area presents Poconos’ Wurst Festival with a mix of brews, brats and musical festivities set for 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 18 and 19. Considered the “best of the wurst,” cultures collide with authentic Polish and German cuisine and traditional dance. Creating new novelties the Festival’s “Bier Stein Olympics” and “Beer […]

Enjoy the Wild-Life! Audubon Wildlife Art & Craft Festival July 18 & 19

Step indoors and explore just how cool nature is at this year’s Audubon Wildlife Art & Craft Festival July 18 and 19 at Wallenpaupack Area High School in Hawley. Intertwining art and wildlife, the event boasts a, “Fun filled opportunity for all ages to learn about and experience firsthand, many of nature’s mysteries.” Cultivating the […]

Pocono Rodeo’s Sizzling Summer Series Set for Memorytown USA

One of the hottest tickets in town, Pocono Rodeo is set to send a surge of circuit excitement all summer long by way of Memorytown USA! Professional riders from near and far converge upon the Pocono Mountains now through September 5 for another amazing series filled with heart pounding action. Turning Summer Saturdays to Sizzlin’ […]

Hands on History June 27 & 28

Patch Town Days at Eckley Miners’ Village! Calling Patch Town Days a “Step back in time” Eckley’s Kristen Bogash applauds the event adding, “[It] preserves the stories of mining families.”  She extends an invitation to, “Experience the time when coal was king through period attire and demonstrations, ethnic music, traditional dance performances and more!” Eckley […]

Past to Present Play: Summer Garden Party June 20

Over 52 years, Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm has introduced guests to experience farm life as it was nearly two centuries ago. Unmasking a family friendly atmosphere filled with farm animals, gardening basics and history;  guides portraying family members invite all to experience days gone by. As the popular Stroudsburg destination embarks upon another stellar […]

Summerfest Back at the Creek June 20

Barley Creek is brewing up some amazing outdoor excitement as Summerfest 11 barrels in June 20 from 4 to10 p.m. BC’s Stephanie Rath dishes details on this monumental masterpiece of family friendly fun that started over 10 years ago. Telling how after building the popular Tannersville eatery’s Pint Size Park, she says the BC team decided […]

Making Adventure Sports a Family Affair June 20

The results are in!  A majority of dads polled admit Father’s Day happiness is defined by a lounge chair, tall glass of lemonade (or other libation) and a thick juicy steak on the barbeque. Nowadays, the willingness to oblige makes way to encouraging Pop to avoid the plop turning thoughts toward Adventure Sports options. As […]

Points to Pique Interest: SPOTLIGHT SHAWNEE

THIS WEEK’S SPOTLIGHT shines on Shawnee. Breathtaking views with an assortment of amazing entertainment options. See for yourself… SHAWNEE PLAYHOUSE Shawnee’s exquisite scenery leads to this magnanimous find just off River Road at Shawnee On Delaware. Noteworthy for its entertaining productions fit for all ages. Summer break reveals the opportune time to take in the […]

Holy Cross Greek Fest June 4th to 7th…You’re Invited

You’re invited to stay & play or take in some takeout at this year’s Holy Cross Greek Fest, the 25 year Stroudsburg tradition with an atmosphere Holy Cross Parish Council Vice President Isidoros Skarlis considers, “Fun and lively.” A popular four day festival raking in over 7000 people with excitement building throughout the day then […]

Unique Barbequing

Barbeque Season is upon us and with it comes a growing trend consisting of unique meats and grill ready eats. Whether it’s tailgating time or entertaining at home; many desire to tie on the apron and join in the outdoor splendor setting mouths to salivating with interesting fare. The Butcher Shoppe’s Marc Zahra welcomes this […]

Sowing the Seeds

Sowing the seeds of plant life insight that’s reaped rewards for over 83 years, Ross & Ross considers family the stimulant for growth. Admiration that stems from generations of hands on help has made this Paradise Valley nursery a trusted source for tips on everything from exotic plants and landscape design, to unique Hypertufa Pots […]

Camelback…Excitement Inside & Out!

Signs of summer turn attention toward spectacular outdoor thrills. Now, guests familiar with Camelbeach waterpark and CBK Mountain Adventure treetop obstacle course have an indoor option for some truly serious Pocono Mountains excitement. Camelback Lodge & Aquatopia Indoor Waterpark  has officially opened and is ready for splash-tacular play! Come on in the water’s fine, as […]

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 […]

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 […]