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All Blog Posts Tagged 'Poconos' (9)

5 of the Best Places to Ski in Pennsylvania

The northeastern US stateof Pennsylvania is known for its diverse terrain, including forests, farmland, and perhaps most famously the rolling, beautiful Poconos mountains, with its lovely resorts and the state's best skiing. Here are my top five suggestions for the upcoming winter season: …


Added by Simon Hopes on September 2, 2016 at 10:03am — 1 Comment

Rocking the Righteous River Rapids with Pocono Whitewater


Added by Travel Daddy on September 29, 2015 at 10:18am — No Comments

Cool Thrills at the Indoor/Outdoor Water Parks of the Poconos’ Camelback Resort

Summer in northern New Jersey can get pretty hot, sticky, and gross in late July, so the idea of a refreshing excursion to a nearby water park was greeted with thumbs-ups from my wife Sue, our teen son, and our tween daughter.


We had some choices: 

  • Breakwater Beach…

Added by Travel Daddy on August 18, 2015 at 8:30pm — No Comments

The Lodge at Woodloch, a Top Resort in Pennsylvania's Pocono Mountains

If you were lucky, you went to a terrific summer camp when you were a kid. Well, now you are all grown up, and your luck is holding up – because we have found the adult luxury equivalent of your bygone summers. So come with us and relive those halcyon days of yesteryear at the Lodge at Woodloch in Hawley, Pennsylvania.

A Region of Kids' Camps…


Added by Page on July 12, 2015 at 5:07pm — No Comments

Getting the Kids Skiing in One Weekend at Skytop Lodge in Pennsylvania's Poconos

Figuring out a way to get my kids to learn how to ski exhausted me.


It was mainly the tedious, multi-faceted preparation/research process that freaked me out, like deciding on a destination that was easily accessible from my home in northern New Jersey.  And choosing a resort that was…


Added by Travel Daddy on October 16, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

Skytop Lodge: Grandeur in Pennsylvania's Poconos

Perhaps vacationing at a grand resort may be considered by some to be a thing of the past or only for the wealthy. But that would be a major misconception because this experience flourishes nestled deep in the Pocono mountains of Pennsylvania. Skytop Lodge, one of the area’s signature…


Added by Steve Mirsky on July 4, 2012 at 9:08am — 2 Comments

Pocono Mountains Fall Foliage


Yes, Pecks Pond. What ever happened to apostrophes? But it's too fine a day to agonize about that; besides, I was looking for fall colors, not grammar. So I took a walk around this pond -- a lake, really -- on Rte. 402 in Pike County, part of the Pocono Mountains in Pennsylvania. That's Pike, as in the general, not the fish.  



Added by Ed Wetschler on October 9, 2011 at 5:30pm — 4 Comments

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