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Best things to do in Delaware Water Gap

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Restaurant
“The Deer Head features live music at least four days a week and is the oldest continuously running jazz club in the country! Check their website for their show schedule. We recommend going hungry as they have a great menu with several vegetarian/vegan options.”
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Sporting Goods Shop
“Edge of the Woods Outfitters offers self guided Delaware River Trips and Bike Rentals in the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. They also operate a retail store that serves as a popular resupply for Appalachian Trail Hikers, and visitors interested in outdoor adventure. EOW is proud to offer free trip planning and National Park information. Each day during the summer season, EOW offers family outdoor adventures that are perfect for first timers.”
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Bakery
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“This place has everything from local coffee to deserts, homemade pies, its worth checking in when you drive through the Water Gap and grabbing a treat.”
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Bus Station
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Bridge
“Castle Inn is one of my favorite places here. Ice Cream Floats from the corner Soda Shoppe, Flea Market, Antique Shops and Boutiques galore. ”
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American Restaurant
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“I have lived here 15 years and can not recall one bad meal. Family owned and operated. Full bar, lunch, dinner and pub menu. Daily specials.”
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Bridge
“Kick your feet up and let these expert tour guides chauffeur you through the Delaware Water Gap. These guys will teach you about the Native tribes who first inhabited the region as well as the early American settlers.”
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Museum
“Old one room schoolhouse that is now a museum packed with local history. Downstairs is an art gallery. Open weekends May - October. ”
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Trail
“What better way to spend your time in the Poconos than hiking a few miles of the 2,200 mile Appalachian Trail! Be sure to bring your hiking shoes as the trail is somewhat rocky. This section of the AT offers beautiful verdant views and glimpses of the Delaware River. We recommend fueling your walk with a bite to eat from the nearby Deer Head Inn.”
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Bar
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“If you venture down to Shawnee MT to ski, or spend the day on the river or at the National Park, this is MUST DO afterwards. Where the true locals hang out, you will find an eclectic crowd and amazing food. A Pocono local secret.”
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Restaurant
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Natural Feature
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Park
“There are some longer uphill hikes here but the entrance is also RIGHT by the creek! Perfect to dip your toes into in summer, or to skip rocks into in the winter. The creek walk is pretty level - great for families! ”
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Park
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Lodging
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