Poconos Winter Activities & Lodging
A Quick Guide To Poconos Winter Activities & Lodging
As the winter cold sets in many people are turning their thoughts to a well-deserved opportunity to unwind and recharge depleted mental and physical batteries. For many, this will mean enjoying the snow – and winter sporting activities and other cold-weather pursuits. One of the most popular areas to indulge in these pursuits are the Pocono Mountains. The northeast of Pennsylvania plays host to this spectacular area which has 2,400 miles of outdoor wonder to explore.
Skiing & Hiking
With over 163 ski trails and wonderful hiking opportunities, it is an area that attracts outdoor enthusiasts all year round – but the winters are especially magical. If you are considering visiting, here is a quick guide to Poconos winter activities & lodging.
If you want to have some fun with friends and family consider snow tubing on Camelback Mountain race down the slopes after the sun has set under the illumination of LED lights as the stars twinkle overhead.
Of course, skiing is one of the main attractions for winter sports lovers. Snowboarders will also enjoy the slopes and pristine powder. There are a huge number of resorts that offer slopes suitable for both beginner and advanced winter sports enthusiasts. Some of the best are found on Shawnee Mountain, Blue Mountain and Camelback Mountain.
For those who want to enjoy a more indoor orientated day of fun, there is always the Mohegan Sun Pocono entertainment complex. Aside from the adult-orientated casino excitement, there are also numerous opportunities for some retail therapy, a great selection of family entertainment options and some exciting dining destinations to be enjoyed (20 different options). The adjoining French Manor Inn & Spa Dining Room offers some of the best fine dinings in the area.
Other Poconos Winter Activities
For more family orientated fun ice skating is always an option at one of the indoor and outdoor rinks in the area. Head for great ice skating fun at Tobyhanna State Park or Gouldsboro State Park (although there are many other options).
There are also opportunities to enjoy snowmobiling, snowshoe excursions and the annual Christmas celebrations to be enjoyed. there are spa experiences and a trip to the Susquehanna Brewing Company is a must. There is something for everyone in Poconos.
Finding accommodation in the area is a pleasure, in part due to the enormous choice available. Stay at a resort, a cozy country inn (or a bed and breakfast establishment), indulge in a spa experience – or rent a cabin. Whether you are in search of the perfect accommodation for a family getaway or a secluded romantic vacation there will be an option that will suit your unique requirements- and your wallet. Many visitors find the full-service resort experience the perfect way to unwind and an ideal base to start exploring the winter wonderland that is Poconos during the colder months of the year.
This is an area that will reward exploration and an appreciation of just how beautiful the natural environment can be once the snow starts to fall gently from the sky. If you are planning that much-needed winter break keep Poconos Winter activities & lodging options in mind.