- Old-fashioned roadside stand. Ice cream and quick eats. Burgers, pierogies, waffles and ice cream. Covered patio, picnic tables, playground for kids.3-screens, new & classic movies in an iconic movie theater. Concession stand has popcorn (with real butter!) candy, ice cream, baked goods, coffee. $Country diner tucked away in a strip mall serving breakfast and lunch. Inexpensive, much better than it oughta be. Biscuits & sausage, Cobb salad, pancakes, French toast, omelets, and chili.2 glacial lakes and 3,000 acres on the Pocono Plateau, surrounded by Delaware State Forest. Rustic RV, tent sites, and cabin rentals.All-American hometown diner. Prices are unbelievably low, all of the classics are homemade, including pies and cakes. Breakfast all day. Kids’ menu, booth seating, lots of room.300 acres, including 8 waterfalls and more than 2 miles of hiking trails, bridges, and walkways. Picnicking and grilling area, paddle boats, mini-golf, fishing.Campground/marina w RV/tent sites & boat launch on Lake Wallenpaupack. Boat access to Wallenpaupack Creek, adjacent to hiking in the Ledgedale Natural Area.Year-round hiking, fishing, swimming, boating, biking, picnicking, camping, ice skating. 2 lakes on 3,000 acres of forested land. Cabins, tent sites.Spectacularly beautiful falls with a steep and narrow staircase from the parking lot down to the falls. 0.8 trail loop around numerous cascades and steep ledges (which are slippery).18 hole miniature golf spot near Lake Wallenpaupack. Beautiful landscaping includes many-tiered holes, waterfalls, and ponds with a backdrop of stands of tall pines.Restored 19th-century Industrial Revolution mining town, tours & museum. Houses, 2 churches, a rectory, company store. “You load sixteen tons, what do you get?”The ancestral home of Gifford Pinchot, first Chief of the U.S. Forest Service two-time governor of Pa. Guided tours, self-guided tours of the mansion include manicured gardens.It’s all about the view. Just north of the town of Delaware Water Gap. Great for picnicking. For swimming, good for a quick dip. Pavilion, restrooms, boat launch. Access to McDade Trail.Old-fashioned county farm fair in August. Live music, food, booze, fireworks, amusement rides, live animals, a baking contest, demo derby, and the Coal Cracker Cornhole Tournament.In downtown’s Courthouse Square, Sat 8:00 am ’til noon, May through Nov, rain or shine. Get your morning coffee and a bite to eat.Local bar with draft beer & eats. Burgers, fries, wings, nachos, soft pretzels, sandwiches, Everything house-made. Friendly warm vibe.Low-fi low-budget motel and cottages. Very dated, but does the trick. Located on the edge of Promised Land State Park, and that’s why you go here.170-acre crystal-clear lake with a sandy beach. Picnic tables, changing areas, bathhouse. Camping is available.Family-owned budget motel near Lake Wallenpaupack. Clean, comfortable rooms and efficiency suites. Cable TV, WiFi, heated indoor swimming pool.140 RV/tent forest campsites. Fire rings, grills, picnic tables. 26 sites have 50-amp electric/water. Lake trail loop, beach, boating, fishing, wildlife, birds. Budget-friendly.32 miles point-to-point. The trail offers miles of easy to moderate hiking, thanks to its crushed gravel surface. Not crowded. Free weekend shuttle service.Former residence (1905-1918) of the writer of American westerns Zane Grey now maintained as a museum operated by the National Park Service. Open May-Oct.Humble budget motel. Old, dated, but clean rooms. Guests can use BBQ grills. 2 miles from Milford. WiFi, in-room coffee/tea maker, fridge. $(PEEC) in the 77,000-acre DWGNRA offers 12 miles of hiking trails, weekend educational programs, conference facilities, and summer camp.Budget hotel with 108 rooms right off the highway. Rooms are clean, staff is friendly. There is a little restaurant and bar on the premises.Trailer parked in Salvation Army parking lot is one of the hidden gems of the Poconos. Hot dogs, burgers, cheesesteaks, fries. Ridiculously low prices.Nice Latin American joint located in the Bartonsville Plaza. Rice, beans, pernil (roasted pork), pollo guisando (chicken stew), empanadas, more, cooked home-style.3-story 1860 Italianate Victorian mansion. Industrial Revolution opulence built by titan Asa Packer. Park at Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway lot and walk up the hill. Harry Packer Mansion next door.290-acre Prompton Lake, 26 miles of hiking trails, boat launch, picnic areas, mountain biking, fishing. Waterfalls, forest, disc golf.Beautiful 600-acre wildlife sanctuary. 5 miles of well-maintained hiking trails for all ability levels. Cross-country-skiing.Scenic tours on an old-fashioned 25-mile train ride from the birthplace of the American railroad. Restored vintage cars, friendly conductors. Themed tours, fall foliage tours.Amusement center. Mini golf, bumper cars, driving range, batting cage, trampoline, arcade, fast-food stand. Like the Jersey Shore boardwalk without the ocean.Established pet-friendly family resort. Cottages is set apart for complete privacy. Each cottage includes a barbecue grill, picnic table, and firepit.July Saturday evening concerts outdoors in a natural amphitheater. All sorts of music including Broadway, classical, bluegrass. Bring your own chairs and a picnic. Ticketed event.Small town movie theater with a twist – have food delivered to your seat. Cute entertainment center with sandwich/ice cream shop, kids’ arcade, mini-golf.ESPN calls this 169-acre natural glacier lake one of the best places to fish in the Pocono Mountains. Boating, motorboats permitted. Stocked with trout.Free, open to the public daily from 10 am to 8 pm. Well-equipped playgrounds for the kids are the feature. Mountain terrain, picnic tables, grills.Level, wooded campsites for RVs, tents, pop-ups. Fully-equipped cottages. Sites are spacious with picnic tables and fire pits. Pet-friendly.Sandy beach on 250-acre Gouldsboro Lake. Swimming, picnic tables with charcoal grills, swings for the kids. No lifeguard, swim at your own risk.State park. Three miles of trails cross forests, wetlands, and fields. 420 acres of land. Fishing, hiking, birding, wildlife watching.160 sites, 18 wooded acres on the Delaware River. Tent/RV waterfront sites. 2 bathhouses, laundry, camp store. Great value. Crowded, noisy fun for the river trip/hiking gang.Roadside stand serving ice cream & quick eats for over 50 years. Cones, sundaes, burgers, fries. Picnic tables and playground.Great for kids. Highest falls in PA, only a few feet shorter than Niagra Falls. Short hike, fairly steep in places, boardwalk along 70%. Come early on weekends, wear comfy shoes.This suite hotel’s strength is that it is centrally located. Close to Kalahari, Camelback Mountain, Mount Airy Casino, and Great Wolf Lodge.40 miles + 60,000 acres of biking, hiking, fishing, camping, swimming, boating on the Delaware River in this jewel of the National Park System.Sand Spring Lake at Hickory Run State Park. Wide, sandy beach. Crowded on weekends. 400-table picnic area, playground, disc golf. Mid-May – Mid-Sept. Small $ to park.Water slides, wading pool, bumper boats, go-karts, mini-golf, kiddie kars, game room, snack bar. Inexpensive all-day pass for unlimited use of everything. Best for very young children.2,500 acres of woodlands and glacial wetlands, ancient marsh waters, in one of the state’s largest spruce forests. 2-mile trail, boardwalk system. Birding, hiking.Mount Wismer abuts 170-acres of Gravel Family Nature Preserve. Hardwood forest, open fields, hiking trails, a variety of wildflowers.