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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

A-Luring…

Deep in the heart of Pocono Mountain territory sits a fisherman’s prerequisite for luring the region’s top catches. Follow most cast lines and you’ll likely find an alluring Woehrle’s Bait Shop critter on the hook ready to bait everything from NEPA rivers’ Large Bass and Pike, to lakes’ Catfish. Known as “THE Pocono Bait Shop,” […]

Festive Float Tour…Take in Lake Wallenpaupack Facts with Wallenpaupack Boat Tours!

While feeling the warm sand between your toes many would agree is quite pleasing, opting to mix things up with Wallenpaupack Boat Tours‘ land to see aqua approach proves an appealingly festive float opportunity. All aboard! Passengers not only join the wave of watercraft recreation, they also get to enjoy a 50-minute tour diving right […]

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 […]

Read Between the Signs…

For Sale, Sold, For Sale—seeking closure on a vacation or full-time home sale can be unnerving. Lake Naomi Real Estate believes it doesn’t have to be, suggesting sellers “Read between the Signs” to find Sold Gold illuminating the name recognized throughout the region. Specializing in Lake Naomi & Timber Trails’ premier Platinum Club of America […]

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, […]

Goat-to the Fair! Carbon County Fair Harvest the Fun Now through August 8

It’s time to goat-to the Carbon County Fair and “Harvest the Fun” Now through Saturday, August 8th. Open 3 to 11 p.m. through the week and noon to 11 p.m. Saturday, you’ll find rides, games, and food concessions galore. Enjoy live performances nightly along with the arena hosting authentic county fair excitement. From Monday’s Fireworks Spectacular […]

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 […]

Don’t miss Bendixon’s Country Porch Sale Now through July 28!

“I’m a little bit country and I’m a little bit”…no matter how you sing it Bendixen’s Bit of Country Giftware welcomes all to swing on by their Country Porch Sale Now through Tuesday, July 28. For over 37 years, this quaint Pocono Summit shop has awakened the senses with inviting aromas and attractively displayed unique gift ideas. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Start Your Engines…NASCAR at Pocono Raceway

Pocono Raceway—Two words synonymous with NASCAR Racing fuels up for another spectacular season as the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Axalta We Paint Winners 400 kicks off with events leading to race day the 7th in Long Pond. Fans can fill the grandstands for a weekend long extravaganza starting with a Series Qualifying and Practice Friday, […]

Pocono TreeVentures Hosts Battle of the Branches June 13

Pocono TreeVentures aerial adventure ropes course has created an event that offers appreciation to our military with the creation of its “Battle of the Branches” Military Appreciation Day on Saturday, June 13 at 8:00 am. Gina Bertucci, spokesperson for TreeVentures explains, “We have had military groups inquire about the use of the Park which gave […]

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 […]

Trolley to Baseball: More Double – the – Play Games on the Way August 23

Lackawanna County’s Electric City Trolley joined forces with Scranton/Wilkes–Barre RailRiders hitting it out of the ballpark—literally as shuttling fans from the Scranton site to PNC Field for games has proved to be a homerun for both organizations. Started over four years ago, ballpark excursion rides have become an increasingly popular attraction. “I just thought it […]

Spring Birding in the Poconos

Spring weather is making its way back to the Pocono Mountains, and migratory birds are not far behind! According to the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, spring migration peaks during the months of March, April and May. Birds that reside in the northern hemisphere return home in the spring to take advantage of emerging insect populations, […]

Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center Shares Snapshots of Bog Wildlife

  A National Natural Landmark and a true scenic wonder, the Tannersville Bog stands out as one of the most unique natural attractions in the Poconos. The site’s thick bed of sphagnum peat moss hosts beautiful plants such as calla lilies, orchids, gold thread and pitcher plants. The site is also home to elusive animals including […]