- Sandy beach on 250-acre Gouldsboro Lake. Swimming, picnic tables with charcoal grills, swings for the kids. No lifeguard, swim at your own risk.Highest falls in PA, only a few feet shorter than Niagra Falls. Short hike, boardwalk along 70%. Come early on weekends, wear comfy shoes.Local bar with draft beer & eats. Burgers, fries, wings, nachos, soft pretzels, sandwiches, Everything house-made. Friendly warm vibe.Campground/marina w RV/tent sites & boat launch on Lake Wallenpaupack. Boat access to Wallenpaupack Creek, adjacent to hiking in the Ledgedale Natural Area.525-foot sand beach on Beltzville Lake. May to Sept. Concession, bathhouse, playground, picnic areas. Popular on the weekends, lots of people, loud music, and grilling going on. Get there early!Mount Wismer abuts 170-acres of Gravel Family Nature Preserve. Hardwood forest, open fields, hiking trails. Great scenic view.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.Family-owned farm, bakery, and orchard in Northwest New Jersey that offers seasonal fruits & vegetables, pick-your-own apples, excellent homemade ice cream, baked goods, cider donuts.Year-round hiking, fishing, swimming, boating, biking, picnicking, camping, ice skating. 2 lakes on 3,000 acres of forested land. Cabins, tent sites.The Dutchman Tavern is a great local bar with good food, cold beer, and friendly service. Small-town vibe, lots of locals. Pool, darts, sports on TV.(PEEC) in the 77,000-acre DWGNRA offers 12 miles of hiking trails, weekend educational programs, conference facilities, and summer camp.20 minutes from Shawnee Mountain. Premium channels, free WiFi, kids 17 and under stay free with adult.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.170-acre crystal-clear lake with a sandy beach. Picnic tables, changing areas, bathhouse. Camping is available.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.Trailer parked in Salvation Army parking lot is one of the hidden gems of the Poconos. Hot dogs, burgers, cheesesteaks, fries. Ridiculously low prices.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.Amusement center. Mini golf, bumper cars, driving range, batting cage, trampoline, arcade, fast-food stand. Like the Jersey Shore boardwalk without the ocean.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.Secluded sites for tents, cabins, and all types of RVs including big rigs. Well-maintained sites, tons of activities for kids, pet-friendly.Humble budget motel. Old, dated, but clean rooms. 2 miles from Milford. WiFi, in-room coffee/tea maker, fridge. $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.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.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.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.Affordably priced cottages. Clean comfortable rooms, mini-fridges, WiFi, cable TV. Just 1 mile from the Delaware Water Gap Nat’l Recreation Area and the town of Milford.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.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.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.This suite hotel’s strength is that it is centrally located and close to Kalahari, Camelback Mountain, and Great Wolf Lodge.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.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.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.Hiking, picnicking, fishing in season (with license). Popular spot for fly-fishing. Covered pavilion with picnic tables and BBQs.3-screens, new & classic movies in iconic movie theater. Concession stand has popcorn (with real butter!) candy, baked goods, coffee. $Level, wooded campsites for RVs, tents, pop-ups. Fully-equipped cottages. Sites are spacious with picnic tables and fire pits. Pet-friendly.Scenic tours on 25-mile train ride from Honesdale, birthplace of American railroad. Restored vintage cars, fall foliage tours.Family-owned budget motel near Lake Wallenpaupack. Clean, comfortable rooms and efficiency suites. Cable TV, WiFi, heated indoor swimming pool.Nice Latin American joint located in the Bartonsville Plaza. Rice, beans, pernil (roasted pork), pollo guisando (chicken stew), empanadas, more, cooked home-style.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.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.Main Street in the heart of downtown. Approx $100/night in season (in 2020). Kids stay free. Hotel has its own parking garage.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.Established pet-friendly family resort. Cottages is set apart for complete privacy. Each cottage includes a barbecue grill, picnic table, and firepit.Old-fashioned small-town carnival since 1926. Local fire department hosts in July of each year. Rides, live music, raffles, food concessions, games, bingo. Admission is free.Old-fashioned roadside stand. Ice cream, quick eats. Burgers, pierogies, waffles and ice cream. Covered patio, picnic tables, playground.2 glacial lakes and 3,000 acres on the Pocono Plateau, surrounded by Delaware State Forest. Rustic RV, tent sites, and cabin rentals.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).2020 © Go Pogo Inc. All Rights Reserved.