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A beautifully picturesque destination, the Pocono Mountain area is the dream destination for outdoor lovers.
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Here are a few of our most popular Poconos resorts:

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    Shawnee Village Resort

    Nestled along the scenic Delaware River this hotel offers villa accommodations.

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    Ramada Limited Tannersville/Poconos

    Located in the heart of the Pocono Mountains, five minutes from Camelback Mountain.

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    Pocono Palace Resort

    Enjoy endless excitement and activities year round at this couples only resort.

Things to do in Poconos, PA

  • Bushkill Falls

    Bushkill Falls is known in the Keystone State as the “Niagara Falls of Pennsylvania.” Bushkill Falls is a series of eight unique waterfalls with the pinnacle being a 100-foot waterfall. The park also offers hiking trails, fishing, boating, and fun activities for the entire family await at one of the state’s most well-known scenic attractions. Hidden deep in the Pocono Mountains forest, the falls are accessible via a network of trails and bridges. Please make no mistake about it; the journey is worth the breathtaking views and the serenity of the surrounding forest.
  • Mount Airy Casino Resort

    Mount Pocono, PA in the Poconos, is home to the Mount Airy Casino Resort. The resort itself sits on the former site of Mount Airy Lodge, which had a somewhat storied and infamous past. The original owner was suspected of having ties to organized crime and turned ownership over to his daughter. Now the resort has 62,000 square feet of casino space with 1,800 slot machines, 70 gaming tables for blackjack roulette, craps, and baccarat, and 188 hotel rooms. Elegant dining options, a buffet, bars and nightclubs, and an 18 hole golf course round out the resort experience.
  • Quiet Valley Farm

    Historic working farm, Quiet Valley, operates as a living museum. The farm is run by customed employees who explain farm life and family life as was from 1760 to 1913. Located in Hamilton Township, Monroe County, PA, the farm is designated a national historic district. The farm belonged to the Zepper family from 1765 until 1958. It now operates as a farm would have in the 19th century and is called Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm. There are nine buildings on the farm; the main house, smokehouse, ice house, springhouse, fruit drying house, frame wash house, bank barn, storage she, and wagon shed.

Family Activities in Poconos, PA

  • Montage Mountain Resorts

    Montague Mountain Resort is a ski area in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania just 8 miles from downtown Scranton or the Dunder Mifflin offices. The resort has 26 ski trails, one of the longest snow tube runs in the state and two terrain parks for skiing, snowboarding and more. But don’t let the ski resort title fool you, there is something to do year-round with an onsite resort water park and an annual music festival.
  • Nay Aug Park

    Nay Aug Park in Scranton, is a unique park home to treehouses and waterfalls! Originally the park was home to an amusement park and zoo that closed in the 1990s. However, being the largest park in the city, there is still a small amusement area and a swimming pool complex with two Olympic-sized pools. While there, be sure to see the Nay Aug Gorge and visit the Everhard Museum. Pack a lunch, climb and play in the treehouses, experience the art, science, and natural history exhibits in the museum and hike to the falls.
  • Camelback Mountain Adventures

    Let the adventure begin. Pennsylvania’s largest outdoor adventure park with spectacular views of the Poconos and dazzling features. How about flying down a mountain summit on a 4000-foot long zipline -- the longest in PA! Play in the treetops on 100+ aerial obstacles, including zip lines, swinging bridges, cargo nets, tight ropes, rope swings, and more. Zoom up, down and all around on the Keystone States’ only mountain coaster! And when are ready to put your feet back down on the ground hop on a mountain segway tour!

Nightlife and entertainment in Poconos, PA

  • Fine dining

    Whether you are looking for fine dining, a romantic setting, or food for the whole family, the Poconos have it all. Whatever the case, you’ll get superior service and sophisticated cuisine. Relax in an intimate ambiance, savor succulent courses, seek out first-class food and drink, or find out what farm to table options are available in the Pocono region. Try the cozy Frogtown Chophouse, the upscale ambiance of Stone Bar Inn, the historical setting of Posh, fine dining and steak at Garlic Steakhouse, or La Manhattan Bistro. And many more options. Book a Pocono vacation package with Southwest Vacations.
  • Club/dancing

    The Poconos have more dance clubs per capita than Ibiza. Ok, so that is not true. There’s still enough variety that you could go out to a different club every night for a week and miss out on some. Ali Baba Liquor Lounge is a top-rated dance club and hookah, go figure! Vision Nightclub is a dance club in the large music venue Wind Creek Events Center. Corked Bar and Grill Nightclub is a wine bar with a happy hour and DJ spinning in the lounge.
  • Gambling

    Don’t play roulette with your vacation plans! Let Southwest Vacations help you book a Pocono vacation package, including flight and hotel deals. Don’t gamble with the details, so you save all the risks for the casinos. Mount Airy Casino Resort has it all with slots, blackjack, craps, and more. Take a break from gambling to unwind at the swim-up bar. Or dance the night away at Pia’s Lounge. Mount Airy also has a brand new Sports Book. Mohegan Sun Pocono is another option with table games, sports betting, six distinct nightclubs, and fine dining.

A beautifully picturesque destination, the Pocono Mountain area is the dream destination for outdoor lovers. Summer is perfect for championship golf, fishing, hunting, hiking, horseback riding, and rafting; while winter brings perfect conditions for skiers and snowboarders. With seven state parks and the popular Pocono Raceway, you’ll have plenty of room to explore.

Please note: flight service for Poconos vacations is into Newark, NJ.