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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Passion for Performance

“Fostering tomorrow’s love of theater today,” proves protocol passionately pursued by The  Shawnee Playhouse as the admired theatre carries on a long standing tradition of not only entertaining but educating generations in Shawnee on Delaware. Executive Director Midge McClosky agrees entwining a clever mix of theatrical genres serves as a successful means to, “Touch every […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Pet Pro

Veterinarian Extraordinaire, Dr. Andrew Church shares his life’s labor of love with animals to the advantage of area pet owners. A reputation built around respect and critter compassion, Dr. Church’s knowledge is matched by his dedication to ensuring affordable quality care is there for the community. Vowing to, “Treat your pets life family,” humbly waving […]

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. […]

Exhibits Revisit Downtown Scranton this Saturday July 25

An afternoon absorbing the amazing talent flourishing in Lackawanna County awaits as Arts on the Square revisits Downtown Scranton July 25. The areas finest converge on Courthouse Square noon to 8 p.m. for this free festival set to stimulate the senses stirring enthusiasm for the arts. Fine art, Performing Art, Culinary Art—you name! From musicians […]

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 […]

Hot Summer Fun: Mohegan Sun Pocono

This season, Mohegan Sun Pocono invites you to experience their summer celebration, Hot Summer Fun. Every day through August 31st they turn up the heat with sizzling prizes including cash, Free Slot Play, cars, a trip to all three luxurious Mohegan Sun properties and so much more. Every Wednesday, the first 500 guests to earn […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Ski Area Maps and Information

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Shawnee Playhouse Theatrical Splendor Through the Holidays!

Bearing no seasonal constraint, the theater energizes an enormity of senses inviting all to a world filled with sight, sound and emotion. The area’s top performers lend their talent to the Shawnee Playhouse stage eager to share in these year round performances cohesive with the climate. Warm summer breezes subsiding to the autumn chill brought […]

Shawnee…LET IT SNOW!

The recipe for spectacular slopes takes some serious polar-know-how. With Shawnee Mountain Ski Area positioned at the pinnacle of perfection, they’ve agreed to share a bit… Forecasting “dependable snow conditions” as a key ingredient in their formula for fun; this family and beginner-friendly ski resort, recently detailed their ongoing multi-million dollar snowmaking improvements including over […]

Thanksgiving…FEAST

Celebrate Thanksgiving in the Poconos! While initial thoughts were to dip into the minds of Pocono culinary masters with intentions of sharing small recipe excerpts; the opportunity to give a little insight from experiencing the area go-to’s proved an inviting obligation too good to pass up. Relax and enjoy November 27’s delicious holiday meals, exceptional […]

Wondrous Train A-track-tions

Thanksgiving Day—the annual tradition encouraging time spent surrounded by friends and family enjoying a wondrous feast. Nowadays, a visit at Steamtown National Historic Site to witness the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) US Holiday Train has become an increasingly popular Scranton custom, as crowds gather trackside to greet this spectacular 14-car train with plans to return […]

Festivities…

The holidays are upon us and there’s no greater place to enjoy time with friends and family than the Pocono Mountains. Rich with a spectacular assortment of talent; the area is a virtual cornucopia of exhilarating creativity, with an invitation welcoming all to enjoy the season. Hawley Winterfest returns with a triple-dose of delight starting […]

Ready? Set? Entertain!

The holidays are just around the corner. Are you ready to entertain? A select few may answer “yes” only to revisit that response in the fleeting weeks just before the festive chaos erupts. Many humbly respond “no” and gear up to get things done with visions of the ideal entertainment setting dancing in their head. […]