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 […]

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 […]

Weekend Where-To…Ehrhardt’s Waterfront Restaurant’s Lakeside Luau August 28

This Weekend’s Where-To brings us to Wally Lake Fest where lakeside hotspot Ehrhardt’s Waterfront Restaurant is really making waves…of excitement that is, with an invitation to “Embrace the Hawaiian spirit” and join their Lakeside Luau August 28!   Surrounding guests with a pseudo tropic paradise featuring festive appetizers, a 5 p.m. Hula Contest with prizes […]

House of Candles: Sights, Scents & Sounds

Set apart from the commercial district off Route 715 affords the unique charm that is House of Candles. A virtual melting pot of family friendly activities this Tannersville destination recognized as, “The oldest candle shop of the Poconos” tells the tale of the Coover family. A third generation candle making lineage started back in 1963 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

Crafters Meet & Greet this weekend July 25 & 26

Desire to delve into the creative mind? The Village Crafter’s Gallery welcomes the opportunity to talk technique at this weekend’s Meet & Greet noon to 4 Saturday and Sunday July 25 and 26. Experience professional potter Jeff Warner’s expertise demonstrating craft making and browse special sale items throughout. With three floors filled with a wide […]

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 […]

Reconnect

A reminder from the National Park Service, “Our national parks are in place for everyone to have fun,” comes with an extended invitation to, “Reconnect with nature and history,”  as an assortment of Entrance Fee-Free Days at Steamtown National Historic Site have been set for 2015. While the splendor of our nation’s history and spectacular […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]