Poconos Pensylvania Travel Guide

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Things to do in Poconos - Pocono Mountains Pennsylvania

Poconos - Pocono Mountains Pennsylvania

Also known as one of Pennsylvania’s favorite tourist destinations, the Pocono Mountains raise the bar for nature-themed vacations. Home to the Delaware State Forest, seven state parks, six designated natural areas, one national park as well as over 150 lakes—the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania is an outdoor enthusiast dream come true. Venture through the breathtaking surroundings while staying at outstanding local accommodations and dive deeper into the roots of Mother Earth. As you explore your lush surroundings enjoy the compliments of historic heritage tours, music, antiquing, fine shopping, and delicious food. The best part is, no matter what time you travel, the Pocono Mountains always offers something fun around the corner.


Rental Managers in Poconos - Pocono Mountains Pennsylvania

Woodloch Pines Resort

Woodloch Pines Resort


Western Michigan ~ Saugatuck


An Award Winning Resort, Luxury Spa and Champioship Golf Course nestled in the Pocono Mountains Lake Region. Generations of families from all around..  learn more


Pocono Mountain Rentals

Pocono Mountain Rentals


 


Pocono Mountain Rentals offers the best vacation rental homes in the Lake Harmony area. The Lake Harmony area is a great place for fun and relaxation..  learn more


Mary Enck Realty

Mary Enck Realty


 


Mary Enck Realty has been a leader in the vacation rental market for Lake Harmony, Jim Thorpe and surrounding Pocono communities. With a vast..  learn more


Attractions Galore in the Pocono Mountains

Although the list of activities and attractions available at the Pocono Mountains deserves its own article, a quick overview is necessary. Located above the Delaware Valley and the Delaware Water Gap the Poconos ranges across 2,400 miles of mountains, lakes, and woodland. Safe to say, you can easily find hiking, fishing, biking, canoeing throughout the entire region. Nevertheless, Lehigh Gorge State Park is a hiking favorite, while the Jim Thorpe area is wonderful for cycling. On the hand, the Delaware River is known for guided tours and shops. Do not forget about the amicable skiing opportunities either. Overall, the Pocono Mountains is a home for outdoor adventures, romantics, families, and solo travelers looking to uncover the hidden treasures of the world.

Where it All Began—Pocono Mountain’s Flash History

The first inhabitants of the Pocono Mountains region were the Lenape, Paupack, Shawnee, Minisink, Iroquois, and Delaware Indians. However, natural resources as the ones found here are hard to be kept hidden. When the Dutch established settlements in 1659, the news of a new territory spread. Soon the English overtook the Dutch in 1664 as well as battled several Indian tribes. In fact, General John Sullivan’s expedition marched along what is now known as Sullivan’s Trail to overtake the Iroquois Indians in particular. However, for years the mountain region was only accessible through Gerry boards across the Delaware River. Nevertheless, passengers paddled across the river for over 200 years until the first crossing bridge built in the 1900s.

Interestingly, since the Civil War, the Pocono Mountains residents find their main source of income through tourism. Safe to safe, the rich wildlife and vast woodlands are hard to keep to at bay. City dwellers often find solitude in reconnecting with nature, will you?




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Vacation Rentals

2-BR Condo / Poolside Unit
Condo in Seven Springs Pennsylvania

Hemlock
Motel in Hawley Pennsylvania
Vaulted cieling bedroom - Woodloch Pines Resort -  Mary Enck Realty

5 BR Luxury Lakefront Hemlo...
House in Lords Valley Pennsylvania
$250/night

Tallwoods Guest Homes
Guest House in Hawley Pennsylvania
Kitchen - Stainless Steel Appliances - Island stools -romantic cabin rentals poconos pa
$331/night

Lake View
Cabin in Albrightsville Pennsylvania
$468/night

Sycamore
Cabin in Albrightsville Pennsylvania
7 Bedroom Cabin Sleeps 21 - 3 Bathrooms - Albrightsville PA
$468/night